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The City of Princeton had a population of 7,451 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 41.3681 and longitude -89.4648 in Bureau County. The formal boundaries for the City of Princeton 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.
|Total Population||7,451 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,221 (96.9%)|
|Population in Families||5,457 (73.2%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||230 ( 3.1%)|
|Median Household Income||$50,697|
|Average Household Income||$65,843|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||11%|
|Per Capita Income||$29,456|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,666 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,383 (65.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||952 (26.0%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||331 ( 9.0%)|
|Median Home Value||$129,326|
|Average Home Value||$144,337|
|Housing Affordability Index3||189|
|Average Household Size||2.17|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.38%|
|Per Capita Income||1.15%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.73%|
The table below compares Princeton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 273||80th|
|Population Density||# 799||42nd|
|Median Household Income||# 956||30th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 398||29th|
|Per Capita Income||# 666||51st|
|Diversity Index||# 568||59th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.