Palestine employment information

IndexPalestineTexasNational
Income per capita$21,115$27,828$29,829
Median household income$37,304$54,727$55,322
Median income owner occupied$50,062$70,980$70,586
Median income renter occupied$27,849$36,330$35,192
Median earnings male$31,660$36,153$36,919
Median earnings female$19,434$25,035$26,250
Unemployment rate2.8%4.1%4.7%
Poverty level21.9%16.7%15.1%
The Palestine, TX employment information can be a key indicator when searching for a new job. A good indicator of the strength of the job market is the income per capita and the median household income. The income per capita in Palestine is $21,115, which is 24% lower than than the Texas average and 29% lower than than the national average. The median household income is $37,304, which is 32% lower than than the Texas average and 33% lower than than the national average. The unemployment rate in Palestine is 3%, which is 41% lower than than the national average. The poverty rate in Palestine is 22% which is 45% higher than than the national average.

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$Input your household income
$24,866$37,304$74,608
City
$36,481$54,727$109,454
State
$36,877$55,322$110,644
Nation
According to the PEW research center, the middle class is defined as a range from two thirds (2/3) of the median household income to a multiple of two (2) times the median household income. Displayed above are the city, state and national median household income averages. Simply enter your median household income to determine if your income falls into the middle class or if your household income is considered upper or lower class.

Did you know?

  • The income per capita in Palestine is 29% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Palestine is 33% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Palestine is 41% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Palestine is 45% higher than the national average.

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Palestine median earnings by income bracket

Palestine employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry5.7%1.1%
Manufacturing sector7.0%3.3%
Financial & insurance services0.3%3.1%
Wholesale & retail services21.6%19.7%
Public administration14.1%11.1%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.1%0.9%
Education, health & social services8.1%43.2%
Other35.2%17.6%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Oakwood, TX573$43,33322%
Elkhart, TX1,271$30,72144%
Palestine, TX18,456$37,30433%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Point Pleasant, NJ18,464$87,82659%
Ferndale, MD18,439$65,10418%
Yorkville, IL18,436$85,04554%
Rutherford, NJ18,480$87,58758%
Bensenville, IL18,431$62,28613%
Palestine, TX18,456$37,30433%
Source: The Palestine, TX employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).