StatisticPalestineArkansasNational
Population7513,017,825328,239,523
Population density (sq mi)2385891
Median age32.537.737.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)57%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1854%42%43%
Speak English97%93%79%
Speak Spanish3%5%13%

Key findings

  • The population density in Palestine is 311% higher than Arkansas
  • The median age in Palestine is 14% lower than Arkansas
  • In Palestine 78.16% of the population is White
  • In Palestine 19.71% of the population is Black
  • In Palestine 0.00% of the population is Asian

Compare Palestine, AR Demographics

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      Palestine population breakdown by race

      RacePalestineArkansasNational
      White78.16%77.72%73.35%
      Black19.71%15.52%12.63%
      Asian0.00%1.40%5.22%
      American Indian0.00%0.63%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.00%0.23%0.18%
      Mixed race1.07%2.23%3.06%
      Other race1.07%2.28%4.75%
      In Palestine, 3.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

      Household income distribution

      Place of birth by citizenship

      Palestine age breakdown

      Marital status

      Age of children in married couples

      Source: The Palestine, AR demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).