Palestine, Arkansas

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Population in 2017: 607 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -18.1%
 
Males: 286  (47.3%)
Females: 321  (52.7%)
Median resident age:

38.4 years
Arkansas median age:

38.1 years

Zip codes: 72372.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,811 (it was $24,904 in 2000)
Palestine:

$31,811
AR:

$45,869

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $17,086 (it was $14,462 in 2000)

Palestine city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $64,630 (it was $49,200 in 2000)
Palestine:

$64,630
AR:

$128,500

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $106,733; detached houses: $116,910; mobile homes: $40,620

Median gross rent in 2017: $564.

March 2019 cost of living index in Palestine: 77.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 21.6%
(17.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 23.3% for Black residents, 75.9% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.5% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Palestine, AR (2010)
    • 53478.4%White alone
    • 12918.9%Black alone
    • 101.5%Two or more races
    • 40.6%American Indian alone
    • 30.4%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone

Races in Palestine detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Arkansas and other state lists, there were 4 registered sex offenders living in Palestine, Arkansas as of July 09, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palestine is 189 to 1.


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Latest news from Palestine, AR collected exclusively by city-data.com from local newspapers, TV, and radio stations

Ancestries: American (5.1%), Irish (2.0%), European (1.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 210 feet

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 189 people per square mile   (very low).

Palestine, Arkansas map

16 residents are foreign born (2.2% Latin America, 0.3% Asia).

This city:

2.2%
Arkansas:

4.7%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $414 (0.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Memphis, TN (53.9 miles , pop. 650,100).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (369.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Forrest City, AR (2.7 miles ),
Haynes, AR (2.9 miles ),
Caldwell, AR (3.0 miles ),
Madison, AR (3.2 miles ),
Colt, AR (3.5 miles ),
Wheatley, AR (3.5 miles ),
Widener, AR (3.6 miles ),
Moro, AR (3.6 miles )

Latitude: 34.97 N, Longitude: 90.91 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 870

Distribution of median household income in Palestine, AR in 2017
Distribution of house value in Palestine, AR in 2017
Palestine satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2002: 1 building, cost: $80,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $79,500
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $60,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Palestine, AR residents
Average permit cost in Palestine, AR
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

5.4%
Arkansas:

3.4%
Population change in the 1990s: +27 (+3.8%).
Most common industries in Palestine, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (8.3%)
  • Educational services (7.7%)
  • Health care (7.1%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.8%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.0%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (12.6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (6.9%)
  • Public administration (6.9%)
  • Truck transportation (6.9%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.6%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (13.0%)
  • Educational services (11.7%)
  • Health care (11.1%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.0%)
  • Computer & electronic products (6.8%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Social assistance (4.9%)
Most common occupations in Palestine, AR (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.7%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (13.8%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (12.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (8.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (4.6%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.0%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (6.8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6.2%)
  • Cashiers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.9%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)

Average climate in Palestine, Arkansas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Palestine-area historical tornado activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 118% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1952, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.6 miles away from the Palestine city center killed 29 people and injured 180 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/6/1974, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 7.2 miles away from the city center killed 4 people and injured 112 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palestine-area historical earthquake activity is near Arkansas state average. It is 75% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/25/1976 at 00:41:20, a magnitude 5.0 (4.9 MB, 5.0 LG, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 56.3 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/1991 at 01:18:54, a magnitude 5.0 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 125.7 miles away from the city center
On 5/4/2001 at 06:42:12, a magnitude 4.7 (4.2 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 74.6 miles away from the city center
On 1/21/1982 at 00:33:54, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 74.9 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1976 at 01:00:11, a magnitude 4.5 (4.1 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 50.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/27/1989 at 16:47:49, a magnitude 4.7 (4.6 MB, 4.7 LG, 4.3 LG) earthquake occurred 96.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB)
Palestine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palestine:

  • ST FRANCIS COUNTY HEALTH UNIT (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • METH HOS OF JONESBORO/HOSPICE FOR CITY (Hospital, about 8 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • DAVITA - FORREST CITY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • NORTHEAST ARKANSAS HOMECARE (Home Health Center, about 9 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • PATIENT'S CHOICE HOSPICE (Hospital, about 9 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • FMCNA - ST FRANCIS COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 9 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)
  • FORREST CITY MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 10 miles away; FORREST CITY, AR)

Airports located in Palestine:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palestine:

  • Harding University (about 51 miles; Searcy, AR; Full-time enrollment: 5,360)
  • Southwest Tennessee Community College (about 51 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 8,043)
  • Coahoma Community College (about 54 miles; Clarksdale, MS; FT enrollment: 2,284)
  • University of Memphis (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 17,427)
  • Rhodes College (about 54 miles; Memphis, TN; FT enrollment: 2,052)
  • Arkansas State University-Beebe (about 57 miles; Beebe, AR; FT enrollment: 3,387)
  • Northwest Mississippi Community College (about 59 miles; Senatobia, MS; FT enrollment: 6,607)

Public high school in Palestine:

Public elementary/middle school in Palestine:

  • PALESTINE-WHEATLEY ELEM. SCH. (Location: 105 WESTWOOD ST, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Palestine

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Palestine: Palestine Fire Station (A), Palestine Police Department (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Birthplace of: The Artistics - Rhythm and blues musical group.

St. Francis County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.5 people
Arkansas:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

66.2%
Whole state:

67.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

5.7%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Palestine (2011 data):

  • First National Bank of Eastern Arkansas: Palestine Branch at Old Highway 70 And Slonikers Mill Road, branch established on 1966/10/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.0 mil, Deposits: $314.3 mil, headquarters in Forrest City, AR, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 14 total offices, Holding Company: Bancshares Of Eastern Arkansas, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Palestine:

Marital status in Palestine, AR
  • Never married: 31.9%
  • Now married: 43.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.7%
  • Divorced: 10.8%

For population 25 years and over in Palestine:

  • High school or higher: 62.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 3.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.2%
  • Unemployed: 3.2%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 25.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

13.1
Arkansas average:

11.4

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palestine, AR (based on St. Francis County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,59644
Black Protestant3,73319
Mainline Protestant1,26611
Catholic921
Other-2
None13,571-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 7
This county:

2.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.02 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.37 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
This county:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

0.59 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
This county:

7.44 / 10,000 pop.
Arkansas:

4.94 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 17
Here:

6.33 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.66 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
St. Francis County:

11.4%
Arkansas:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
St. Francis County:

32.4%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

8.1%
State:

13.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

45.8%
State:

47.7%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Palestine:

40.3%
Arkansas:

43.3%

Average BMI:
Palestine:

29.3
Arkansas:

28.9

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

26.1%
Arkansas:

21.9%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palestine:

12.1%
Arkansas:

11.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Arkansas:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

34.7%
Arkansas:

34.0%

General health condition:
Palestine:

52.0%
Arkansas:

53.7%

Average condition of hearing:
Palestine:

75.9%
Arkansas:

77.8%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palestine, AR Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 12$26,980$26,9800$0
Police Protection - Officers 5$14,936$35,8460$0
Judicial and Legal 4$7,670$23,0100$0
Financial Administration 1$2,961$35,5320$0
Water Supply 1$3,230$38,7600$0
Firefighters 1$5,047$60,5640$0
Sewerage 1$2,421$29,0520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,122$37,4640$0
Police - Other 1$2,153$25,8360$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 0$0 0$0
Correction 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Electric Power 0$0 0$0
Gas Supply 0$0 0$0
Transit 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Natural Resources 0$0 0$0
Welfare 0$0 0$0
Water Transport and Terminals 0$0 0$0
Hospitals 0$0 0$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 27$68,520$30,4530$0

Palestine government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $273,000 ($449.75)
    Police Protection: $211,000 ($347.61)
    Financial Administration: $125,000 ($205.93)
    Central Staff Services: $102,000 ($168.04)
    Sewerage: $87,000 ($143.33)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $40,000 ($65.90)
    Regular Highways: $36,000 ($59.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $28,000 ($46.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $11,000 ($18.12)
    General Public Buildings: $8,000 ($13.18)
    Parks and Recreation: $5,000 ($8.24)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $597,000 ($983.53)

Palestine government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $86,000 ($141.68)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $73,000 ($120.26)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $180,000 ($296.54)
    General Revenue - Other: $14,000 ($23.06)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $284,000 ($467.87)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $31,000 ($51.07)
  • Tax - Other Selective Sales: $88,000 ($144.98)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $71,000 ($116.97)
    Public Utilities Sales: $35,000 ($57.66)
    Other License: $35,000 ($57.66)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $5,000 ($8.24)

5.59% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($27,745 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.59%
Arkansas average:

6.87%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Cross County, AR  0.72% ($32,170 average AGI)
from Lee County, AR  0.59% ($28,791)
from Crittenden County, AR  0.54% ($23,000)


7.32% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($28,558 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.32%
Arkansas average:

6.90%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Craighead County, AR  1.07% ($25,000 average AGI)
to Crittenden County, AR  0.90% ($9,896)
to Cross County, AR  0.75% ($28,446)

Businesses in Palestine, AR

  • Subway: 1
  • UPS: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Palestine:

  • KXJK (950 AM; 5 kW; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)
  • WDIA (1070 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WGSF (1030 AM; 50 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • KGHT (880 AM; 50 kW; SHERIDAN, AR; Owner: METROPOLITAN RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WMQM (1600 AM; 50 kW; LAKELAND, TN; Owner: WMQM, INC.)
  • KAAY (1090 AM; 50 kW; LITTLE ROCK, AR; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WJCE (680 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: ENTERCOM MEMPHIS LICENSE, LLC)
  • KWAM (990 AM; 10 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CONCORD MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WCPC (940 AM; 50 kW; HOUSTON, MS; Owner: WCPC BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WHBQ (560 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: FLINN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WREC (600 AM; 5 kW; MEMPHIS, TN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KMTL (760 AM; daytime; 10 kW; SHERWOOD, AR; Owner: GEORGE V. DOMERESE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palestine:

  • KARH (88.1 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KTRQ (102.3 FM; COLT, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KBFC (93.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: FORREST CITY BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • K204CK (91.5 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • K234AB (94.7 FM; FORREST CITY, AR; Owner: LITTLE ROCK SCHOOL DIST., UNV OF ARK)
  • KAKJ (105.3 FM; MARIANNA, AR; Owner: L.T. SIMES II & RAYMOND SIMES)
  • KWYN-FM (92.5 FM; WYNNE, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • KVRN (90.7 FM; MARVELL, AR; Owner: EAST ARKANSAS EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • Palestine, Arkansas
  • Fatal accident count11
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents16
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons:2
  • Fatalities12
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents35
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents0
  • Arkansas average
  • Fatal accident count3716
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents5508
  • Fatal accidents involving drunk persons1320
  • Fatalities4183
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents9297
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents336
See more detailed statistics of Palestine fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 292ft / 89.1mTotal length
  • $571,000Total costs
  • 164,114Total average daily traffic
  • 47,110Total average daily truck traffic
  • 55,379Total future (year 2007) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palestine, AR - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31930-1939
  • 71960-1969
  • 31980-1989
  • 51990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palestine, AR

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Palestine)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 5 Mi W On Jumper Corner Rd (Lat: 34.980083 Lon: -90.986222), Call Sign: KNEF631,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 11/13/1997, Expiration Date: 12/08/2002, Cancellation Date: 03/09/2003, Registrant: Ray Thweatt, 2347 Sfc 102, Palestine, AR 72372
  • Lat: 34.981139 Lon: -90.969194, Call Sign: WQRW823,
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, Grant Date: 08/07/2013, Expiration Date: 08/07/2023, Certifier: Vernon R Thweatt, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • 1138 Sfc 100 (Lat: 34.980528 Lon: -90.941139), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 15 m, Overall height: 21 m, Call Sign: WQSE988,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.950 MHz, Grant Date: 09/11/2013, Expiration Date: 09/11/2023, Certifier: Clint Mcgraw, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern Ste E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Lat: 34.947833 Lon: -90.887833, Call Sign: WQSF333,
    Assigned Frequencies: 461.587 MHz, 466.587 MHz, Grant Date: 09/12/2013, Expiration Date: 09/12/2023, Certifier: Darrell Gore, Registrant: Federal License Management, 175 Pine St, Suite 104, Williamsport, PA 17701-6549, Phone: (866) 908-2220, Fax: (570) 323-4002, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

2
  • PALESTINE, 399 Sfc 117 (Lat: 34.961972 Lon: -90.960333), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 91.4 m, Overall height: 94.5 m, Call Sign: WQOW319,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6197.24 MHz, 6286.19 MHz, Grant Date: 02/14/2012, Expiration Date: 02/14/2022, Certifier: John E Monday, Registrant: At&t Services, Inc., 208 S Akard St., Rm 1015, Dallas, TX 75202, Phone: (855) 699-7073, Fax: (214) 746-6410, Email:
  • MP03XC025, 221 Sfc 115 (Lat: 34.977500 Lon: -90.969167), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Call Sign: WQRT491,
    Assigned Frequencies: 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, 10935.0 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2013, Expiration Date: 07/23/2023, Certifier: Kyle B Entz, Registrant: Sprint Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa-0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (800) 572-8256, Fax: (703) 433-4483, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KC5CLX, Grant Date: 08/31/1993, Expiration Date: 08/31/2003, Cancellation Date: 09/01/2005, Registrant: Robert C Jackson, Rte 1 Box 212a, Palestine, AR 72372
  • Call Sign: KE5JLS, Licensee ID: L01169428, Grant Date: 06/01/2016, Expiration Date: 07/05/2026, Certifier: Michael B Courtney, Registrant: Michael B Courtney, 131 Jones Street, Palestine, AR 72372
  • Call Sign: KG5LMR, Licensee ID: L02001509, Grant Date: 02/10/2016, Expiration Date: 02/10/2026, Certifier: Jacob Lawson, Registrant: Jacob Lawson, 143 Eastwood St, Palestine, AR 72372
  • Call Sign: KG5OJW, Licensee ID: L02038616, Grant Date: 07/13/2016, Expiration Date: 07/13/2026, Certifier: Julie R Brown, Registrant: Julie R Brown, 105 E Wood Ave, Palestine, AR 72372

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

1
  • RICE AG SERVICE INC, 2503 Highway 261 S, Palestine, AR 72372
    Certificate: D006903 (Corporation), Certificate Issue Date: 01/24/2019, Expiration Date: 01/23/2020

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-15AG (680 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 497BR , Serial Number: 402B-1377, Year manufactured: 2018, Airworthiness Date: 03/12/2018, Certificate Issue Date: 04/19/2018
    Registrant (Corporation): Rice Ag Service Inc, 2503 Highway 261 S, Palestine, AR 72372
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-402B (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-34AG (750 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 6011T , Serial Number: 402B-1238, Year manufactured: 2011, Airworthiness Date: 02/25/2011, Certificate Issue Date: 04/16/2011
    Registrant (Individual): Gary Dba Michaelis, 731 Highway 259 S, Palestine, AR 72372, Other Owners: Ag Service Racer's
  • Aircraft: AIR TRACTOR INC AT-802A (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: 20,000+ Pounds), Engine: P&W CANADA PT6A-65AG (1300 HP) (Turbo-prop)
    N-Number: 802RS , Serial Number: 802A-0634, Year manufactured: 2016, Airworthiness Date: 02/03/2016, Certificate Issue Date: 03/23/2016
    Registrant (Corporation): Rice Ag Service Inc, 2503 Highway 261 S, Palestine, AR 72372

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 12. The highest number of reported fires - 52 took place in 2014, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Palestine, AR When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (55.8%), and Structure Fires (29.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Palestine, AR
    • 11655.8%Outside Fires
    • 6229.8%Structure Fires
    • 2813.5%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 21.0%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Palestine, AR
Most common first names in Palestine, AR among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James2474.9 years
William1971.2 years
John1672.8 years
George1377.7 years
Robert1276.9 years
Charles865.9 years
Annie885.1 years
Lillie880.5 years
Mary876.7 years
Henry772.3 years
Most common last names in Palestine, AR among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Jones3568.5 years
Smith1971.8 years
Mcdaniel1578.4 years
Williams1380.2 years
Parker1278.0 years
Walker1183.4 years
Lee1173.1 years
Reeves1071.7 years
Tomlin1073.8 years
Young973.1 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palestine, AR
  • 60.7%Utility gas
  • 33.1%Electricity
  • 2.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.1%Wood
  • 1.4%No fuel used
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palestine, AR
  • 65.2%Electricity
  • 28.4%Utility gas
  • 6.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Palestine compared to Arkansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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