Palestine Information

Palestine Information

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

General Palestine Information

State: Texas

County: Anderson County

Close cities: Poynor, TX, Berryville, TX, Grapeland, TX, Tennessee Colony, TX, Cuney, TX, Palestine, TX, Elkhart, TX, Oakwood, TX, Frankston, TX, Jacksonville, TX

Palestine Population (census data)
Total 18,130 (+2.0% since 2000)
Male 8,320 (45.9%)
Female 9,810 (54.1%)

Population Density: 1,024 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 77.7 (US Avg is 100)

Land Area: 17.7 square miles

Median Household Income: $35,077

Zip Codes: 75803, 75882, 75802, and 75801.

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Palestine Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (58.5%)
  • Black (24.8%)
  • Hispanic (14.9%)
  • Other race (7.9%)
  • Two or more races (1.4%)
  • American Indian (0.9%)
Ancestry Information:
  • United States (13.6%)
  • English (6.8%)
  • Irish (6.3%)
  • German (6.3%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2.1%)
  • French (1.5%)
Foriegn Born: 1,341 people (7.4%)
  • Latin America (83.6%)
  • Asia (16.4%)

Local Palestine Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Houston Astros, Texas Rangers
NFL Football: Dallas Cowboys, Houston Texans
NBA Basketball: Houston Rockets, Dallas Mavericks
NHL Hockey: Dallas Stars
NCAA Sports: , Stephen F. Austin University

Palestine School Information

High Schools
Palestine High School (1600 South Loop 256, Palestine, TX, 75801 - Palestine ISD District)
Westwood High School (1820 Chism Drive, Palestine, TX, 75802 - Westwood ISD District)
Westwood Junior High (1801 Chism Drive, Palestine, TX, 75802 - Westwood ISD District)
Middle Schools
Palestine Middle School (233 Ben Milam Drive, Palestine, TX, 75801 - Palestine ISD District)
Elementary Schools
Story Elementary (5300 South Loop 256, Palestine, TX, 75801 - Palestine ISD District)
Westwood Elementary (2305 Salt Works Road, Palestine, TX, 75802 - Westwood ISD District)
Other/Private Schools
Landmark School (101 Brushy Creek Road, Palestine, TX, 75801 - Honors Academy District)
Northside Early Childhood Center (2509 Highway 155 N, Palestine, TX, 75801 - Palestine ISD District)
Southside Primary (201 Gillespie Road, Palestine, TX, 75801 - Palestine ISD District)
Westwood Primary (1701 W Point Tap Road, Palestine, TX, 75802 - Westwood ISD District)

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