Princeton, IL 61356 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 61356: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princeton, IL 61356

Acceptable Alternative
Hollowayville, IL 61356

Not Acceptable, USPS
Coal Hollow, IL 61356

  • ZIP Code Type: STANDARD
  • Businesses Addresses: 566
  • Single Family Addresses: 4,711
  • Multi-Family Addresses: 296
  • County: Bureau County
  • Centroid: Latitude 41.371, Longitude -89.464
  • Time Zone: Central Time Zone (UTC -6 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes

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Princeton, IL 61356 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 11,039
Daytime Population: Workers 7,760
Daytime Population: Residents 5,538
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 13,298
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 1.20
Population in Households 10,753
Population in Familes 8,401
Population in Group Qrtrs 286
Population Density2 65
Diversity Index3 19


Median Household Income $50,253
Average Household Income $67,380
Per Capita Income $29,242


Total Housing Units 5,289 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,385 (64.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 1,361 (25.7%)
Vacant Housing Units 543 (10.3%)
Median Home Value $129,017
Average Home Value $143,117


Total Households 4,746
Average Household Size 2.27
Family Households 2,953
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population -0.24% -0.47%
Households -0.25% -0.49%
Families -0.44% -0.63%
Median Household Income   1.36%
Per Capita Income   2.92%

Princeton, IL 61356 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 61356 to the other 1,377 ZIP Codes in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 351 75th
Population Density # 681 51st
Diversity Index # 538 61st
Median Household Income # 898 35th
Per Capita Income # 556 60th

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