The City of Princeton had a population of 7,674 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 41.3802 and longitude -89.467 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Princeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.49 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Bureau County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 718 feet.
The City of Princeton (GNIS ID: 2396278) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Princeton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
|Population in Households||7,446|
|Population in Familes||5,654|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||228|
|Average Household Size||2.21|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||3,737 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,283 (61.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||1,092 (29.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||361 ( 9.7%)|
|Median Home Value||$125,190|
|Average Home Value||$134,695|
|Median Household Income||$47,157|
|Average Household Income||$64,024|
|Per Capita Income||$28,405|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||1.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.51%|
The table below compares Princeton to the other 1,368 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 268||80th|
|Population Density1||# 738||46th|
|Diversity Index2||# 598||56th|
|Median Household Income||# 878||36th|
|Per Capita Income||# 461||66th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.