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People

Total Population 759
Male Share of the Population 47.4%
Female Share of the Population 52.6%
Senior Citizens 15.3%
Employed Population 16+ 331
Age of the Population 32

Families

% of people married 43.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.7%
Median Earnings25+ $25,603
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $17,000
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,667

Wealth

Median Family Income $37,344
% Above Poverty Level 81.6%
% Below Poverty Level 18.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 21 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 1.6%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.7%
Median Gross Rent $496
Median House Value $71,900

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 61.1%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 8.2%

Palestine Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Large City 49 miles W of Memphis, Tennessee
County St Francis
Standard Zip Codes 72372
Phone Area Codes 870
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 34.972
Longitude -90.902

Palestine Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BRINKLEY
Distance 17.1 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 46 F
Apr Temp 50 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 50 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.9 inches
Station MARIANNA 2 S
Distance 18.2 miles
Jan Temp 29 to 47 F
Apr Temp 50 to 71 F
Jul Temp 71 to 92 F
Oct Temp 50 to 75 F
Annual Precip 52.6 inches
Station WYNNE
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 27 to 45 F
Apr Temp 48 to 70 F
Jul Temp 71 to 91 F
Oct Temp 49 to 74 F
Annual Precip 48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Caldwell 745 $49,464
Colt 396 $26,719
Forrest City 15,122 $34,113
Haynes 165 $41,250
Madison 850 $33,750
Wheatley 241 $42,031
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Palestine High Schools

PALESTINE-WHEATLEY SENIOR HIGH
7900 HWY 70W
870-581-2425
A Title I School.
Serves 150 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 9.4

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