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Total population: 18,458 (Urban population: 18,149 (all inside urban clusters), Rural population: 309 (all nonfarm))

Palestine,TX index of house prices


Houses: 7,696 (6,693 occupied: 4,176 owner occupied, 2,517 renter occupied)
% of renters here:

38%
State:

40%

Housing density: 435 houses/condos per square mile

Median price asked for vacant for-sale houses and condos in 2009 in this state: $186,768.


Median contract rent in 2009: $434 (lower quartile is $368, upper quartile is $547)


Median rent asked for vacant for-rent units in 2009: $526


Median gross rent in Palestine, TX in 2009: $621


Housing units in Palestine with a mortgage: 1,920 (64 second mortgage, 87 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,831


Median household income for houses/condos with a mortgage: $61,563


Median household income for apartments without a mortgage: $35,118


Median monthly housing costs: $643





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Palestine, Texas Age and Sex of Residents


Estimated median house or condo value in 2009: $80,939 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
Palestine:

$80,939
Texas:

$125,800
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $49,040 - $106,269

Mean price in 2009:

Detached houses: $139,171
Here:

$139,171
State:

$177,060

In 2-unit structures: $4,491
Here:

$4,491
State:

$137,980

Mobile homes: $76,246
Here:

$76,246
State:

$42,156

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,256
  • In family households: 14,985 (3,269 male householders, 1,399 female householders)
    3,207 spouses, 5,810 children (5,410 natural, 75 adopted, 325 stepchildren), 392 grandchildren, 121 brothers or sisters, 151 parents, 245 other relatives, 391 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 2,271 (663 male householders (522 living alone)), 1,347 female householders (1,288 living alone)), 261 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 527 (454 institutionalized population)

Size of family households: 1,926 2-persons, 1,032 3-persons, 889 4-persons, 506 5-persons, 205 6-persons, 110 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,810 1-person, 161 2-persons, 20 3-persons, 19 4-persons.

2,834 married couples with children.
1,607 single-parent households (226 men, 1,381 women).

85.6% of residents of Palestine speak English at home.
12.9% of residents speak Spanish at home (55% speak English very well, 23% speak English well, 16% speak English not well, 6% don't speak English at all).
0.7% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (47% speak English very well, 42% speak English well, 12% speak English not well).
0.8% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (47% speak English very well, 53% speak English well).

Foreign born population: 1,341 (7.5%)
(30.4% of them are naturalized citizens)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

5.6
State:

5.8

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.4
State:

3.8

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Rooms in houses/apartments in Palestine, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • 1 room: 0
  • 2 rooms: 36
  • 3 rooms: 147
  • 4 rooms: 386
  • 5 rooms: 1,397
  • 6 rooms: 1,111
  • 7 rooms: 560
  • 8 rooms: 339
  • 9 or more rooms: 200
  • 1 room: 50
  • 2 rooms: 176
  • 3 rooms: 453
  • 4 rooms: 658
  • 5 rooms: 695
  • 6 rooms: 283
  • 7 rooms: 146
  • 8 rooms: 31
  • 9 or more rooms: 25
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Palestine, Texas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no bedroom: 26
  • 1 bedroom: 101
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,040
  • 3 bedrooms: 2,557
  • 4 bedrooms: 339
  • 5+ bedrooms: 113
  • no bedroom: 65
  • 1 bedroom: 594
  • 2 bedrooms: 1,082
  • 3 bedrooms: 654
  • 4 bedrooms: 97
  • 5+ bedrooms: 25
Cars and other vehicles available in Palestine, Texas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
  • no vehicle: 194
  • 1 vehicle: 1,471
  • 2 vehicles: 1,766
  • 3 vehicles: 618
  • 4 vehicles: 103
  • 5+ vehicles: 24
  • no vehicle: 578
  • 1 vehicle: 1,326
  • 2 vehicles: 545
  • 3 vehicles: 60
  • 4 vehicles: 0
  • 5+ vehicles: 8

Median 2009 house/condo value by year built


Year house built

  • 2005 or later: 106
  • 2000 to 2004: 199
  • 1990 to 1999: 576
  • 1980 to 1989: 965
  • 1970 to 1979: 1,218
  • 1960 to 1969: 873
  • 1950 to 1959: 1,198
  • 1940 to 1949: 694
  • 1939 or earlier: 1,443

Owners and renters by unit type in %

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders


Palestine, TX house values

Estimate of home value of owner-occupied houses in 2009 in Palestine, TX:

  • Less than $10,000: 71
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 36
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 77
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 88
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 82
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 78
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 74
  • $40,000 to $49,999: 268
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 313
  • $60,000 to $69,999: 399
  • $70,000 to $79,999: 402
  • $80,000 to $89,999: 348
  • $90,000 to $99,999: 326
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 711
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 503
  • $150,000 to $174,999: 151
  • $175,000 to $199,999: 75
  • $200,000 to $249,999: 125
  • $250,000 to $299,999: 125
  • $300,000 to $399,999: 69
  • $400,000 to $499,999: 28
  • $500,000 to $749,999: 15
  • $750,000 to $999,999: 5
  • $1,000,000 or more: 13
 


Palestine rent paid by renters for apartments graph

Rent paid by renters in 2009 in Palestine:

  • Less than $100: 4 people
  • $100 to $149: 0
  • $150 to $199: 0
  • $200 to $249: 29
  • $250 to $299: 104
  • $300 to $349: 40
  • $350 to $399: 45
  • $400 to $449: 148
  • $450 to $499: 100
  • $500 to $549: 284
  • $550 to $599: 263
  • $600 to $649: 182
  • $650 to $699: 129
  • $700 to $749: 90
  • $750 to $799: 224
  • $800 to $899: 165
  • $900 to $999: 166
  • $1,000 to $1,249: 163
  • $1,250 to $1,499: 25
  • $1,500 to $1,999: 19
  • $2,000 or more: 7
  • No cash rent: 137
 

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit


Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 1995 to March 2000: 265
  • 1990 to 1994: 364
  • 1985 to 1989: 195
  • 1980 to 1984: 305
  • 1975 to 1979: 90
  • 1970 to 1974: 85
  • 1970 to 1974: 23
  • 1965 to 1969: 14


Palestine, TX Time Leaving Home for Work

Percentage of workers working in this county: 89.3%
Number of people working at home: 152 (2.2% of all workers)


Palestine commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 332
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1431
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1473
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1117
  • 20 to 24 minutes: 682
  • 25 to 29 minutes: 269
  • 30 to 34 minutes: 652
  • 35 to 39 minutes: 49
  • 40 to 44 minutes: 123
  • 45 to 59 minutes: 238
  • 60 to 89 minutes: 166
  • 90 or more minutes: 120
 


Palestine mode of transportation to work chart

Means of transportation to work

  • Drove a car alone: 5,155 (76%)
  • Carpooled: 1,323 (19%)
  • Bus or trolley bus: 17 (0%)
  • Taxi: 9 (0%)
  • Bicycle: 4 (0%)
  • Walked: 109 (2%)
  • Other means: 35 (1%)
  • Worked at home: 152 (2%)
 


Palestine, TX household income

Household income:

  • Less than $10,000: 1144
  • $10,000 to $14,999: 506
  • $15,000 to $19,999: 612
  • $20,000 to $24,999: 574
  • $25,000 to $29,999: 446
  • $30,000 to $34,999: 616
  • $35,000 to $39,999: 425
  • $40,000 to $44,999: 371
  • $45,000 to $49,999: 377
  • $50,000 to $59,999: 471
  • $60,000 to $74,999: 446
  • $75,000 to $99,999: 385
  • $100,000 to $124,999: 118
  • $125,000 to $149,999: 60
  • $150,000 to $199,999: 23
  • $200,000 or more: 104
 

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 7422
 United States or American: 2388
 English: 911
 Irish: 811
 German: 759
 Scotch-Irish: 318
 African: 247
 Subsaharan African:: 247
 Scottish: 183
 French (except Basque): 175
 European: 123
 French Canadian: 95
 Italian: 85
 Polish: 84
 Dutch: 72
 Norwegian: 50
 Danish: 33
 Greek: 24
 Austrian: 24
 Welsh: 24
 Lebanese: 16
 Arab:: 16
 West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups):: 16
 Jamaican: 16
 Swedish: 15
 Acadian/Cajun: 15
 Hungarian: 14
 Finnish: 11
 Russian: 10
 New Zealander: 9
 Romanian: 9
 Canadian: 6


Most common places of birth for the foreign-born residents (%):



  • Mexico (60%)
  • El Salvador (9%)
  • Philippines (8%)
  • Guatemala (8%)
  • India (5%)
  • Cambodia (1%)
  • Other Australian and New Zealand Subregion (1%)


Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 13600
  • Northeast: 278
  • Midwest: 640
  • South: 1239
  • West: 551

55% of Palestine residents lived in the same house 5 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 58% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 74% lived in Texas.

Education attainment for males 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 101
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 74
  • 5th and 6th grade: 123
  • 7th and 8th grade: 156
  • 9th grade: 122
  • 10th grade: 85
  • 11th grade: 209
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 201
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,437
  • Less than 1 year of college: 446
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 648
  • Associate degree: 182
  • Bachelor's degree: 485
  • Master's degree: 212
  • Professional school degree: 46
  • Doctorate degree: 55

Educational Attainment for Males (%)

Education attainment for females 25 years and older:

  • No schooling: 76
  • Nursery to 4th grade: 97
  • 5th and 6th grade: 134
  • 7th and 8th grade: 390
  • 9th grade: 204
  • 10th grade: 194
  • 11th grade: 274
  • 12th grade, no diploma: 305
  • High school graduate (or equivalency): 1,947
  • Less than 1 year of college: 691
  • Some college more than 1 year, no degree: 849
  • Associate degree: 325
  • Bachelor's degree: 540
  • Master's degree: 217
  • Professional school degree: 30
  • Doctorate degree: 10

Educational Attainment for Females (%)


Class of Workers


Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic males: 5.0%
Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic females: 7.6%


Unemployment rate for Black males: 24.0%
Unemployment rate for Black females: 11.3%


Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native females: 24.1%


Unemployment rate for other race males: 18.0%
Unemployment rate for other race females: 18.2%


Unemployment rate for two or more race males: 0.0%
Unemployment rate for two or more race females: 75.0%


Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino males: 10.3%
Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino females: 10.2%


Median household income in 2009 for:

  • White non-Hispanic householders: $44,474
  • Black householders: $19,237
  • American Indian and Alaska Native householders: $27,963
  • Asian householders: $81,764
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $56,244
  • Some other race householders: $34,245
  • Two or more races householders: $34,910
  • Hispanic or Latino race householders: $34,221
Palestine household income for White non-Hispanic householders
Palestine household income for Black householders
Palestine household income for American Indian and Alaska Native householders
Palestine household income for Asian householders
Palestine household income for Some other race householders
Palestine household income for Two or more races householders
Palestine household income for Hispanic or Latino race householders

Palestine marital status for males
Palestine marital status for females

Median 2009 house value for:

  • White Non-Hispanic householders: $94,797
  • Black or African American householders: $60,594
  • American Indian or Alaska Native householders: $95,829
  • Asian householders: $129,886
  • Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander householders: $66,343
  • Some other race householders: $56,171
  • Two or more races householders: $18,428
  • Hispanic or Latino householders: $57,792

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 5,643
  • One, attached: 110
  • Two: 95
  • 3 or 4: 268
  • 5 to 9: 312
  • 10 to 19: 247
  • 20 to 49: 165
  • 50 or more: 376
  • Mobile homes: 469
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 11

Median worth of mobile homes: $54,200


Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 9 years ago


Renter moved in on average 4 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Palestine:

Most commonly used house heating fuel in Palestine
Houses and condos Apartments
  • Utility gas (60.9%)
  • Electricity (37.1%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (1.5%)
  • Electricity (58.1%)
  • Utility gas (37.0%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (4.1%)



Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 74
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

6.8%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 21
Here:

1.9%
Texas:

6.2%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 19
Here:

4.8%
Texas:

15.4%

School Enrollment by Level of School for Male Students

School Enrollment by Level of School for Female Students

Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Residents (Noninstitutionalized)

Age and Sex of Residents with Employment Disability (Noninst.)


 

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