Income/capita NAT. AVG.
Household income NAT. AVG.
Unemployment NAT. AVG.
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Income per capita$24,531$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,700$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$44,688$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$33,750$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$33,611$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$25,063$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate5.3%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level12.6%14.0%15.1%
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Key findings

  • The income per capita in Palestine is 18% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Palestine is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Palestine is 13% higher than the national average
  • The poverty level in Palestine is 16% lower than the national average

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      $27,797 $41,700 $83,400
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      $36,877 $55,322 $110,644
      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.

      Palestine median earnings by income bracket

      Palestine employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry8.2%8.2%
      Manufacturing sector28.5%28.5%
      Financial & insurance services1.3%1.3%
      Wholesale & retail services29.1%29.1%
      Public administration4.4%4.4%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities0.6%0.6%
      Education, health & social services7.6%7.6%

      Nearby cities with high median household income

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Stoy, IL146$75,20835.9%
      Carlisle, IN544$57,6394.2%
      West Union, IL241$48,92911.6%
      Hutsonville, IL568$46,87515.3%
      Annapolis, IL28$45,62517.5%
      Palestine, IL1,200$41,70024.6%

      Cities with similar population

      City Population Household Income National Avg.
      Frankston, TX1,200$46,25016.4%
      Pinewood Estates, TX1,200$107,21293.8%
      Saint Martins, NB1,200n/a 
      Talkeetna, AK1,199$73,94733.7%
      Mansfield, AR1,199$36,32834.3%
      Palestine, IL1,200$41,70024.6%
      Source: The Palestine, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).