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The City of Princeton had a population of 7,323 as of July 1, 2021.
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 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||7,323 (100%)|
|Population in Households||7,092 (96.8%)|
|Population in Families||5,341 (72.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||231 ( 3.2%)|
|Median Household Income||$53,477|
|Average Household Income||$67,532|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||10%|
|Per Capita Income||$30,308|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||3,647 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||2,405 (65.9%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||883 (24.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||359 ( 9.8%)|
|Median Home Value||$132,005|
|Average Home Value||$146,683|
|Housing Affordability Index3||196|
|Average Household Size||2.16|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||0.37%|
|Per Capita Income||1.04%|
|Owner Occupied HU||-0.44%|
The table below compares Princeton to the other 1,369 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Illinois by rank and percentile using July 1, 2021 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||# 275||80th|
|Population Density||# 817||40th|
|Median Household Income||# 898||34th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 475||35th|
|Per Capita Income||# 663||52nd|
|Diversity Index||# 570||58th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Illinois Census Data Comparison Tool.