Palestine Information

Palestine Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Palestine, IL

General Palestine Information

State: Illinois

County: Crawford County

Close cities: Hutsonville, IL, Stoy, IL, Birds, IL, Flat Rock, IL, Robinson, IL, West York, IL

Palestine Population (census data)
Total 1,330 (-2.1% since 2000)
Male 630 (47.4%)
Female 700 (52.6%)

Population Density: 1,784 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 71.7 (US Avg is 100)

Palestine Elevation: 450 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1855

Land Area: 0.75 square miles

Median Household Income: $37,251

Zip Codes: 62451.

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Palestine Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (98.6%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (19.2%)
  • German (14.7%)
  • Irish (13.0%)
  • English (10.2%)
  • French (2.6%)
  • Dutch (1.8%)

Local Palestine Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: St. Louis Cardinals, Chicago White Sox, Chicago Cubs
NFL Football: Indianapolis Colts, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues, Chicago Blackhawks
NCAA Sports: Eastern Illinois University, Indiana State University

Palestine School Information

High Schools
Palestine High School (203 South Washington, Palestine, IL, 62451 - Palestine Community Unit School District 3 District)
Other/Private Schools
Palestine Grade School (102 N Main Street, Palestine, IL, 62451 - Palestine Community Unit School District 3 District)

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