Palestine demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)2385591
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%
Palestine, AR has a population of 751 and is the 17,036th largest city in the United States. The population density is 238 per sq mi which is 330% higher than the Arkansas average and 163% higher than the national average. The median age in Palestine is 33 which is approximately 14% lower than the Arkansas average of 38. In Palestine, 57% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 78% of Palestine residents were born in Arkansas, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Palestine is 330% 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 or African American.
  • In Palestine 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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Palestine population breakdown by race

Black or African American19.71%15.52%12.63%
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.

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