Palestine, Ohio

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Population in 2021: 181 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +6.5%
 
Males: 70  (39.2%)
Females: 111  (60.8%)
Median resident age:

38.0 years
Ohio median age:

39.6 years

Zip code: 45352

Estimated median household income in 2021: $47,120 (it was $26,250 in 2000)
Palestine:

$47,120
OH:

$62,262

Estimated per capita income in 2021: $24,128 (it was $17,983 in 2000)

Estimated median house or condo value in 2021: $60,067 (it was $62,000 in 2000)
Palestine:

$60,067
OH:

$180,200

Mean prices in 2021: all housing units: $192,128; detached houses: $197,389; townhouses or other attached units: $163,382; in 2-unit structures: $138,246; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $305,886; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $292,105; mobile homes: $46,156

Median gross rent in 2021: $667.

March 2022 cost of living index in Palestine: 81.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2021: 9.7%
(9.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 100.0% for American Indian residents)

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  • Races in Palestine, OH (2021)
    • 20393.5%White alone
    • 52.3%Asian alone
    • 41.8%Hispanic



According to our research of Ohio and other state lists, there was 1 registered sex offender living in Palestine, Ohio as of March 01, 2024.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Palestine is 229 to 1.


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Ancestries: German (58.1%), American (16.2%), English (7.6%), Italian (2.9%), Irish (1.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 1105 feet

Land area: 0.15 square miles.

Population density: 1,228 people per square mile   (low).

Palestine, Ohio map

5 residents are foreign born (2.3% Asia).

This village:

2.3%
Ohio:

4.8%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Palestine village:

0.8% ($500)
Ohio:

1.3% ($1,271)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Dayton, OH (35.2 miles , pop. 166,179).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Cincinnati, OH (64.5 miles , pop. 331,285).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (197.1 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Hollansburg, OH (2.1 miles ),
Wayne Lakes, OH (2.2 miles ),
New Madison, OH (2.4 miles ),
Greenville, OH (2.7 miles ),
Whitewater, IN (2.9 miles),
Castine, OH (3.2 miles),
Lynn, IN (3.2 miles ),
Eldorado, OH (3.3 miles )

Latitude: 40.05 N, Longitude: 84.74 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 937

Distribution of median household income in Palestine, OH in 2021
Distribution of house value in Palestine, OH in 2021

Palestine satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

3.8%
Ohio:

4.0%

Average climate in Palestine, Ohio

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Palestine, Ohio average temperatures Palestine, Ohio average precipitation Palestine, Ohio humidity Palestine, Ohio wind speed Palestine, Ohio snowfall Palestine, Ohio sunshine Palestine, Ohio clear and cloudy days
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 72.1. This is about average.

City:

72.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.151. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.151
U.S.:

0.267
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.324. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.324
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.1
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.35. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.9 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.35
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Palestine-area historical tornado activity is above Ohio state average. It is 87% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/25/1961, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 21.8 miles away from the Palestine village center injured 7 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/3/1974, a category F4 tornado 24.0 miles away from the village center killed one person and injured 12 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Palestine-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Ohio state average. It is 33% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 134.7 miles away from Palestine center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW) earthquake occurred 201.3 miles away from Palestine center
On 7/12/1986 at 08:19:37, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 39.0 miles away from Palestine center
On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi) earthquake occurred 201.3 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 188.1 miles away from Palestine center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 248.6 miles away from Palestine center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Darke County (8) is smaller than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 2
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 3, Mudslides: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Palestine topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Palestine:

  • DIALYSIS CENTERS OF DARKE COUNTY (Dialysis Facility, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • WAYNE HOSPITAL Acute Care Hospitals (about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • BRETHREN RETIREMENT COMMUNITY (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • BRETHRENS HOMETHE (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • GADE HEALTHCARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • HOSPICE OF DARKE COUNTY INC (Hospital, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)
  • HEARTLAND OF GREENVILLE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; GREENVILLE, OH)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Palestine:

  • Indiana University-East (about 15 miles; Richmond, IN; Full-time enrollment: 2,867)
  • Edison State Community College (about 30 miles; Piqua, OH; FT enrollment: 2,049)
  • Sinclair Community College (about 36 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 13,779)
  • Ball State University (about 37 miles; Muncie, IN; FT enrollment: 20,254)
  • University of Dayton (about 38 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 10,392)
  • Miami University-Oxford (about 38 miles; Oxford, OH; FT enrollment: 17,670)
  • Wright State University-Main Campus (about 41 miles; Dayton, OH; FT enrollment: 14,482)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Liberty Township Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Birthplace of: Martha Hill - Dance instructor, R. J. Thomas - Labor leader.

Darke County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palestine and their reported violations in the past:

PALESTINE CHURCH OF CHRIST PWS (Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Palestine that have no violations reported:

  • RED AND RUTHS TAVERN PWS (Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This village:

2.5 people
Ohio:

2.4 people

Percentage of family households:
This village:

68.4%
Whole state:

65.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This village:

5.1%
Whole state:

6.8%


No gay or lesbian households reported

For population 15 years and over in Palestine:

Marital status in Palestine, OH
  • Never married: 48.7%
  • Now married: 44.1%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 3.3%
  • Divorced: 3.3%

For population 25 years and over in Palestine:

  • High school or higher: 89.4%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.6%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.1 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2021
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2021
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.9
Ohio average:

10.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Palestine, OH (based on Darke County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant9,35656
Catholic7,0975
Mainline Protestant5,35627
Other3115
None30,839-
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: 8
Here:

1.53 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

0.13 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
Darke County:

0.96 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

1.25 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 16
This county:

3.07 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.93 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 26
Darke County:

4.98 / 10,000 pop.
Ohio:

6.25 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Darke County:

10.1%
Ohio:

10.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

28.2%
State:

29.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Darke County:

12.5%
Ohio:

11.9%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

62.0%
Ohio:

50.4%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

64.6%
State:

47.8%

Average BMI:
Here:

27.0
Ohio:

28.7

People feeling badly about themselves:
Palestine:

17.4%
Ohio:

20.6%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Palestine:

12.0%
Ohio:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Palestine:

7.2
Ohio:

6.8

Overweight people:
This city:

31.0%
Ohio:

34.3%

General health condition:
Palestine:

66.7%
State:

57.0%

Average condition of hearing:
Palestine:

86.0%
Ohio:

79.1%

More about Health and Nutrition of Palestine, OH Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2017)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 0$0 8$291
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$1,050
Totals for Government 0$0 9$1,341

Palestine government finances - Expenditure in 2017 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Solid Waste Management: $23,000 ($127.07)
    Regular Highways: $3,000 ($16.57)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($11.05)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,000 ($11.05)

Palestine government finances - Revenue in 2017 (per resident):

  • Charges - Parks and Recreation: $1,000 ($5.52)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $20,000 ($110.50)
    Donations From Private Sources: $2,000 ($11.05)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $22,000 ($121.55)
    Sewerage: $20,000 ($110.50)
    Highways: $6,000 ($33.15)
  • Tax - Property: $6,000 ($33.15)
    Motor Vehicle License: $2,000 ($11.05)
    Individual Income: $1,000 ($5.52)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $1,000 ($5.52)

Palestine government finances - Debt in 2017 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($110.50)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000 ($110.50)

Strongest AM radio stations in Palestine:

  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WOWO (1190 AM; 50 kW; FORT WAYNE, IN; Owner: PATHFINDER COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WSAI (1530 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTVN (610 AM; 50 kW; COLUMBUS, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WONE (980 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WRFD (880 AM; daytime; 23 kW; COLUMBUS-WORTHINGTON, OH; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF OHIO, INC.)
  • WHON (930 AM; 1 kW; CENTERVILLE, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJR (760 AM; 50 kW; DETROIT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WHIO (1290 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WING (1410 AM; 5 kW; DAYTON, OH)
  • WFDF (910 AM; 50 kW; FLINT, MI; Owner: ABC, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Palestine:

  • WDJO (106.5 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WDPG (89.9 FM; GREENVILLE, OH; Owner: DAYTON PUBLIC RADIO, INC.)
  • WTGR (97.5 FM; UNION CITY, OH; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC. OF OHIO)
  • WQLK (96.1 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: BREWER BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WZZY (98.3 FM; WINCHESTER, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WJYW (88.9 FM; UNION CITY, IN; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC)
  • WFMG (101.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: RODGERS BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WHKO (99.1 FM; DAYTON, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WGTZ (92.9 FM; EATON, OH; Owner: BLUE CHIP BROADCASTING LICENSES, LTD)
  • WDKF (94.5 FM; ENGLEWOOD, OH; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • WVXR (89.3 FM; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: XAVIER UNIVERSITY)
  • WDPT (95.7 FM; PIQUA, OH; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W213AO (90.5 FM; NEW PARIS, OH; Owner: THE CEDARVILLE UNIVERSITY)

TV broadcast stations around Palestine:

  • WHIO-TV (Channel 7; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WHIO-TV HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WDTN (Channel 2; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WDTN BROADCASTING, LLC)
  • WKEF (Channel 22; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WKEF LICENSEE L.P.)
  • WRGT-TV (Channel 45; DAYTON, OH; Owner: WRGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WPTD (Channel 16; DAYTON, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TV, INC.)
  • WPTO (Channel 14; OXFORD, OH; Owner: GREATER DAYTON PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WKOI (Channel 43; RICHMOND, IN; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF INDIANA, INC.)
  • W61DE (Channel 61; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 125ft / 38.1mTotal length
  • $150,000Total costs
  • 15,128Total average daily traffic
  • 1,573Total average daily truck traffic
  • 20,995Total future (year 1971) average daily traffic
New bridges in Palestine, OH - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 41960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 61980-1989
  • 61990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2019
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Palestine, OH

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KB8RQM, Licensee ID: L00797449, Grant Date: 01/14/2004, Expiration Date: 04/12/2014, Cancellation Date: 04/13/2016, Registrant: Donald C Brewer, 207 W Cross St, Palestine, OH 45352
  • Call Sign: KC8PNT, Licensee ID: L00290881, Grant Date: 10/13/2000, Expiration Date: 10/13/2010, Cancellation Date: 11/22/2002, Certifier: David E Kibler, Registrant: East Palestine Amateur Radio Club, 244 W Martin, E Palestine, OH 44413
  • Call Sign: KE8BIC, Licensee ID: L01945011, Grant Date: 05/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/18/2025, Certifier: Cheryl D Savransky, Registrant: Cheryl D Savransky, 616 Park Ave, E Palestine, OH 44413
  • Call Sign: KE8BID, Licensee ID: L01945012, Grant Date: 05/18/2015, Expiration Date: 05/18/2025, Certifier: Joel Savransky, Registrant: Joel Savransky, 616 Park Ave, E Palestine, OH 44413

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Palestine, OH
  • 37.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 36.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 15.5%Electricity
  • 10.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Palestine, OH
  • 42.4%Electricity
  • 39.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 12.1%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 6.1%Other fuel


Palestine compared to Ohio state average:

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