Palestine, IL has a population of 1,224 and is the 13,915th largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,555 per sq mi which is 582% higher than the Illinois average and 1617% higher than the national average. The median age in Palestine is 50 which is approximately 33% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Palestine, 54% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 99% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 72% of Palestine residents were born in Illinois, 28% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.