Palestine is located in east Texas. Palestine is between the Anderson, Henderson county. Palestine has 19.39 square miles of land area and 0.21 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Palestine population is 18,611, which has grown 5.76% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 25.13% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Palestine median household income is $38,146 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 25.08% since 2000. The income growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 31.68% and is lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Palestine median house value is $82,600 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 47.24% since 2000. The house value growth rate is lower than the state average rate of 59.27% and is about the same as 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 903.