Palestine is located in southeast Illinois. Palestine is part of Crawford County. Palestine has 0.79 square miles of land area and has no water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Palestine population is 1,466, which has grown 7.32% since 2000. The population growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 3.62% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Palestine median household income is $38,523 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 33.25% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 22.70% and is higher than the national average rate of 27.36%. Palestine median house value is $52,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 20.55% since 2000. The house value growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 34.33% and is much lower than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Palestine is close to the state average in quality. The Palestine area code is 618.