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Demographics

People

Total Population751
Male Share of the Population44.6%
Female Share of the Population55.4%
Senior Citizens17.7%
Employed Population 16+259
Age of the Population33

Families

% of people married46.8%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher5.8%
Median Earnings25+$26,638
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$21,389
Median Earnings With High School Degree$27,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$36,875
% Above Poverty Level83.3%
% Below Poverty Level16.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time18 minutes
% Working from Home7.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work2.3%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone26.6%
Median Gross Rent$513
Median House Value$75,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)68.8%
Irish7.5%
English4.9%
German2.1%
Dutch0.8%
French Except Basque0.7%
Italian0.5%
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Palestine Almanac

CategoryValue
County St. Francis County
Standard Zip Codes72372
Phone Area Codes870
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude34.97
Approximate Longitude-90.9

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)

StationBRINKLEY
Distance17.1 miles
Jan Temp29 to 46 F
Apr Temp50 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp50 to 74 F
Annual Precip48.9 inches
StationMARIANNA 2 S
Distance18.2 miles
Jan Temp29 to 47 F
Apr Temp50 to 71 F
Jul Temp71 to 92 F
Oct Temp50 to 75 F
Annual Precip52.6 inches
StationWYNNE
Distance20.1 miles
Jan Temp27 to 45 F
Apr Temp48 to 70 F
Jul Temp71 to 91 F
Oct Temp49 to 74 F
Annual Precip48.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Caldwell531$38,000
Colt455$56,875
Forrest City14,871$38,556
Haynes192$49,167
Madison866$33,611
Wheatley229$41,806

Palestine Public Schools

Palestine-wheatley Elem. Sch.
105 Westwood St
ZIP: 72372
Primary
Total Enrollment 411
Palestine-wheatley Senior High
7900 Hwy 70 W
ZIP: 72372
High
Total Enrollment 386
Sources :
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