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Palestine, Texas Age and Sex of Residents
Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $83,358 (it was $54,900 in 2000)
Palestine:

$83,358
Texas:

$132,000
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $58,580 - $124,383
Median year house/condo built: 1969

Median year apartment built: 1977

Household type by relationship:

Households: 17,256

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

Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses and condos in Palestine, Texas:

  • 26no bedroom
  • 1011 bedroom
  • 1,0402 bedrooms
  • 2,5573 bedrooms
  • 3394 bedrooms
  • 1135+ bedrooms

Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palestine, Texas:

  • 65no bedroom
  • 5941 bedroom
  • 1,0822 bedrooms
  • 6543 bedrooms
  • 974 bedrooms
  • 255+ bedrooms
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Cars and other vehicles available in Palestine in owner-occupied houses/condos:

  • 194no vehicle
  • 1,4711 vehicle
  • 1,7662 vehicles
  • 6183 vehicles
  • 1034 vehicles
  • 245+ vehicles

Cars and other vehicles available in Palestine in renter-occupied apartments

  • 578no vehicle
  • 1,3261 vehicle
  • 5452 vehicles
  • 603 vehicles
  • 04 vehicles
  • 85+ vehicles
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied

Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Palestine, Texas:

  • 01 room
  • 362 rooms
  • 1473 rooms
  • 3864 rooms
  • 1,3975 rooms
  • 1,1116 rooms
  • 5607 rooms
  • 3398 rooms
  • 2009+ rooms

Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Palestine, Texas:

  • 501 room
  • 1762 rooms
  • 4533 rooms
  • 6584 rooms
  • 6955 rooms
  • 2836 rooms
  • 1467 rooms
  • 318 rooms
  • 259+ rooms

Year house built

Median 2013 house/condo value by year built ($)

Median house/condo value by year householder moved into unit ($)

Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders ($)

Owners and renters by unit type in %

  • Palestine, TX household income distribution

  • Palestine, TX household income distribution
  • 1,144Less than $10,000
  • 506$10,000 to $14,999
  • 612$15,000 to $19,999
  • 574$20,000 to $24,999
  • 446$25,000 to $29,999
  • 616$30,000 to $34,999
  • 425$35,000 to $39,999
  • 371$40,000 to $44,999
  • 377$45,000 to $49,999
  • 471$50,000 to $59,999
  • 446$60,000 to $74,999
  • 385$75,000 to $99,999
  • 118$100,000 to $124,999
  • 60$125,000 to $149,999
  • 23$150,000 to $199,999
  • 104$200,000 or more
  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Palestine, TX

  • Home value of owner-occupied houses in 2013 in Palestine, TX
  • 89Less than $10,000
  • 41$10,000 to $14,999
  • 35$15,000 to $19,999
  • 78$20,000 to $24,999
  • 25$25,000 to $29,999
  • 87$30,000 to $34,999
  • 77$35,000 to $39,999
  • 206$40,000 to $49,999
  • 267$50,000 to $59,999
  • 569$60,000 to $69,999
  • 406$70,000 to $79,999
  • 383$80,000 to $89,999
  • 252$90,000 to $99,999
  • 349$100,000 to $124,999
  • 269$125,000 to $149,999
  • 135$150,000 to $174,999
  • 218$175,000 to $199,999
  • 139$200,000 to $249,999
  • 30$250,000 to $299,999
  • 38$300,000 to $399,999
  • 19$400,000 to $499,999
  • 8$1,000,000 or more
  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Palestine, TX

  • Rent paid by renters in 2013 in Palestine, TX
  • 7Less than $100
  • 93$100 to $149
  • 27$150 to $199
  • 86$200 to $249
  • 46$250 to $299
  • 63$300 to $349
  • 176$350 to $399
  • 103$400 to $449
  • 316$450 to $499
  • 325$500 to $549
  • 227$550 to $599
  • 145$600 to $649
  • 218$650 to $699
  • 189$700 to $749
  • 130$750 to $799
  • 81$800 to $899
  • 39$900 to $999
  • 39$1,000 to $1,249
  • 12$1,500 to $1,999
  • 9$2,000 or more
  • 157No cash rent

Year of entry for the foreign-born population

  • 2651995 to March 2000
  • 3641990 to 1994
  • 1951985 to 1989
  • 3051980 to 1984
  • 901975 to 1979
  • 851970 to 1974
  • 231965 to 1969
  • 14Before 1965
Palestine commuting: travel time to work

Travel time to work (commute)

  • Less than 5 minutes: 332
  • 5 to 9 minutes: 1,431
  • 10 to 14 minutes: 1,473
  • 15 to 19 minutes: 1,117
  • 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, 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 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%)

First ancestries reported:

 Other groups: 7,422
 United States or American: 2,388
 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 (%):

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

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

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 by race in 2000
  • Unemployment rate for White non-Hispanic residents
  • 5.0%Males
  • 7.6%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Black residents
  • 24.0%Males
  • 11.3%Females
  • Unemployment rate for American Indian and Alaska Native residents
  • 24.1%Females
  • Unemployment rate for other race residents
  • 18.0%Males
  • 18.2%Females
  • Unemployment rate for two or more race residents
  • 75.0%Females
  • Unemployment rate for Hispanic or Latino residents
  • 10.3%Males
  • 10.2%Females
Palestine marital status for males
Palestine marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

Median worth of mobile homes: $36,751

Housing units lacking complete plumbing facilities: 1%

Housing units lacking complete kitchen facilities: 2%

House/condo owner moved in on average 10 years ago

Renter moved in on average 2 years ago

Year Householders Moved Into Residence in Palestine:

Houses and condos Apartments

Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos:

  • 60.9%Utility gas
  • 37.1%Electricity
  • 1.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments:

  • 58.1%Electricity
  • 37.0%Utility gas
  • 4.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas

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 (Noninstitutionalized)