Latest Data (2018)
Population 7,545
Nationwide Rank 3746

Quick Facts

Princeton, Illinois is the 3,746th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Princeton, Illinois is a city.

Princeton, Illinois is currently 1.5% smaller than it was in 2010, the year of its peak recorded population.

Princeton, Illinois's growth is below average. 66% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

Princeton, Illinois Border Map

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
3736 Page, Arizona 7,566 10.9%
3737 Yreka, California 7,556 3.9%
3738 Fairfax, California 7,555 3.1%
3739 Berlin, New Jersey 7,554 21.2%
3740 Corning, California 7,553 10.9%
3741 Greenville, Alabama 7,553 4.4%
3742 Delafield, Wisconsin 7,552 15.5%
3743 Hughson, California 7,551 88.8%
3744 McCook, Nebraska 7,551 -5.4%
3745 Hartsville, South Carolina 7,549 -0.2%
3746 Princeton, Illinois 7,545 0.3%
3747 Providence Village, Texas 7,542
3748 Haddon Heights, New Jersey 7,541 0.0%
3749 Silvis, Illinois 7,537 3.7%
3750 Newport, Arkansas 7,535 -3.2%
3751 Fairlawn, Ohio 7,534 3.1%
3752 Payette, Idaho 7,527 3.6%
3753 South Weber, Utah 7,518 72.5%
3754 Albertville, Minnesota 7,505 102.8%
3755 Lander, Wyoming 7,503 8.2%
3756 White Oak, Pennsylvania 7,499 -12.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
2292 Morris 14,918 24.0%
2299 Mount Vernon 14,849 -9.2%
2323 Sterling 14,609 -7.5%
2336 Midlothian 14,476 0.9%
2349 Lindenhurst 14,328 11.8%
2360 Norridge 14,281 -1.9%
2364 Antioch 14,258 57.9%
2387 Chicago Ridge 14,050 -0.4%
2394 Cahokia 14,009 -14.3%
2413 Beach Park 13,867 36.4%
2419 Hickory Hills 13,834 -0.5%
2424 Forest Park 13,807 -11.8%
2434 Canton 13,720 -10.3%
2437 Wood Dale 13,717 0.8%
2440 Hazel Crest 13,694 -7.5%
2443 Lincoln 13,685 -10.8%
2448 Wauconda 13,620 41.0%
2477 Swansea 13,449 22.2%
2478 Richton Park 13,409 6.6%
2481 Western Springs 13,404 6.7%
2491 La Grange Park 13,296 0.1%
2497 Warrenville 13,260 -0.7%
2507 Riverdale 13,205 -12.1%
2508 Streator 13,196 -6.9%
2523 Shiloh 13,109 50.6%
2528 Channahon 13,086 64.9%
2550 Glen Carbon 12,959 22.1%
2565 Herrin 12,838 11.9%
2584 Justice 12,710 4.2%
2588 Rantoul 12,691 -1.8%
2589 Chatham 12,674 46.0%
2594 Effingham 12,627 1.9%
2595 Palos Heights 12,626 11.5%
2623 Markham 12,418 -2.4%
2628 Kewanee 12,400 -4.4%
2629 Winnetka 12,385 -0.6%
2634 Centralia 12,368 -14.0%
2640 Lincolnwood 12,349 0.0%
2660 Northlake 12,235 3.0%
2759 Plano 11,670 104.2%
2787 Schiller Park 11,515 -2.1%
2814 Minooka 11,352 176.4%
2824 Pontiac 11,285 -5.6%
2841 Campton Hills 11,192 22.0%
2842 Summit 11,188 5.2%
2892 River Forest 10,903 -6.1%
2911 Burr Ridge 10,801 0.3%
2913 Crestwood 10,770 -4.3%
2946 Worth 10,563 -4.3%
2956 Roscoe 10,526 65.7%
2969 Taylorville 10,491 -17.0%
2970 Fox Lake 10,481 13.5%
2973 Lyons 10,469 2.2%
2980 Waterloo 10,456 27.6%
2995 Columbia 10,401 30.0%
3007 Sauk Village 10,346 -0.6%
3015 Troy 10,302 20.4%
3023 Barrington 10,274 0.8%
3052 Wood River 10,163 -10.0%
3091 River Grove 9,979 -6.3%
3109 Itasca 9,867 18.0%
3112 Highland 9,850 15.4%
3125 Sugar Grove 9,803 138.9%
3128 Peru 9,798 -0.5%
3151 Winfield 9,690 9.6%
3207 Steger 9,331 -3.8%
3219 Bethalto 9,298 -2.8%
3227 Flossmoor 9,237 -1.1%
3232 Lynwood 9,213 15.2%
3250 Harvard 9,130 12.1%
3259 Rochelle 9,103 -5.9%
3266 LaSalle 9,064 -8.3%
3277 Monmouth 8,998 -8.2%
3281 Manteno 8,991 37.3%
3285 Pingree Grove 8,976 4700.0%
3318 Glencoe 8,869 1.4%
3324 Olney 8,830 0.6%
3327 Rock Falls 8,814 -8.1%
3334 Glenwood 8,792 -2.5%
3336 Clarendon Hills 8,785 11.7%
3375 Harrisburg 8,664 -12.1%
3382 Riverside 8,645 -2.6%
3387 Mahomet 8,628 71.8%
3388 Lake Villa 8,627 39.3%
3410 Hawthorn Woods 8,552 39.1%
3421 Willowbrook 8,493 -6.1%
3442 Savoy 8,418 86.7%
3444 Harwood Heights 8,413 1.3%
3470 Paris 8,345 -9.4%
3502 Chester 8,262 -1.8%
3504 West Dundee 8,258 45.8%
3514 Jerseyville 8,236 2.8%
3555 Crete 8,117 3.7%
3562 Gilberts 8,097 527.6%
3566 Oak Brook 8,074 -6.7%
3569 Island Lake 8,072 -1.4%
3586 Mascoutah 8,029 39.2%
3593 Manhattan 7,999 134.2%
3598 Maryville 7,984 62.4%
3607 Hillside 7,958 -2.2%
3608 Long Grove 7,956 16.8%
3621 Lincolnshire 7,925 28.9%
3639 West Frankfort 7,882 -4.2%
3694 Round Lake Park 7,707 27.1%
3698 Broadview 7,692 -6.7%
3701 Calumet Park 7,672 -9.8%
3703 South Beloit 7,664 40.8%
3746 Princeton 7,545 0.3%
3749 Silvis 7,537 3.7%
3761 Murphysboro 7,477 -14.0%
3764 Rockton 7,463 36.4%
3768 Marengo 7,457 16.1%
3769 Park City 7,457 11.8%
3774 Inverness 7,438 6.2%
3788 Robinson 7,400 8.9%
3796 Sandwich 7,370 12.0%
3889 Salem 7,097 -10.0%
3896 Orland Hills 7,082 4.0%
3904 Mendota 7,057 -3.0%
3917 Mount Carmel 7,020 -12.0%
3933 University Park 6,958 3.2%
3946 Clinton 6,927 -7.5%
3949 Benton 6,913 -0.1%
3994 Litchfield 6,753 -3.1%
4013 Vandalia 6,703 -4.1%
4028 Winthrop Harbor 6,673 -1.1%
4049 Stickney 6,620 7.8%
4089 Geneseo 6,514 0.1%
4096 North Riverside 6,489 -2.8%
4106 Greenville 6,453 -8.2%
4156 Hampshire 6,324 111.7%
4157 Johnsburg 6,324 16.1%
4196 Braidwood 6,203 17.7%
4208 Bartonville 6,172 -2.3%
4246 Chillicothe 6,073 1.6%
4253 Metropolis 6,047 -7.9%
4261 East Alton 6,025 -11.6%
4264 Lakemoor 6,014 105.1%
4267 Hillsboro 5,996 -5.7%
4281 Countryside 5,954 -1.8%
4295 Elburn 5,926 109.1%
4325 Carterville 5,866 24.8%
4333 Posen 5,851 23.5%
4358 Mount Zion 5,805 18.9%
4367 Peoria Heights 5,778 -12.4%
4382 Du Quoin 5,748 -10.9%
4385 Wilmington 5,742 4685.0%
4399 Spring Grove 5,709 42.6%
4408 Pontoon Beach 5,672 -1.4%
4412 Willow Springs 5,668 9.8%
4431 Lake Bluff 5,617 -7.4%
4439 Volo 5,580 2582.6%
4444 Monticello 5,575 8.4%
4461 Carlinville 5,543 -8.2%
4483 Beardstown 5,502 -5.0%
4505 Robbins 5,464 -17.5%
4518 Pinckneyville 5,429 -1.0%
4520 Pana 5,428 -8.6%
4525 Northfield 5,422 -2.5%
4548 Coal City 5,368 10.5%
4584 Eureka 5,282 5.0%
4591 Highwood 5,272 -3.7%
4621 Genoa 5,207 22.6%
4624 Spring Valley 5,199 -4.5%
4652 Creve Coeur 5,137 -5.5%
4657 Colona 5,125 -1.8%
4658 Monee 5,122 68.0%
4671 Poplar Grove 5,099 172.6%
4686 Hoopeston 5,079 -15.0%
4691 Berkeley 5,073 -3.1%
4715 Milan 5,031 -6.2%
4732 South Barrington 4,993 31.9%
4740 Fairfield 4,981 -7.8%
4743 Staunton 4,972 -3.3%
4748 Centreville 4,965 -16.4%
4808 Flora 4,883 -3.4%
4814 Lake Barrington 4,879 2.1%
4818 Marseilles 4,873 4.1%
4821 Carmi 4,871 -9.9%
4831 Watseka 4,860 -14.3%
4840 Stone Park 4,844 -5.4%
4846 Olympia Fields 4,833 2.0%
4870 Palos Park 4,778 -1.7%
4927 Sherman 4,684 61.2%
4929 Auburn 4,681 5.3%
4952 Fox River Grove 4,630 -7.3%
5005 Shelbyville 4,542 -8.3%
5021 West Peoria 4,508 -5.0%
5030 Breese 4,493 9.8%
5039 Sullivan 4,483 2.7%
5057 Beecher 4,460 109.5%
5109 Lawrenceville 4,383 -7.1%
5128 Cortland 4,361 104.3%
5133 Tuscola 4,352 -2.9%
5155 Sparta 4,326 -5.4%
5189 Lebanon 4,274 20.2%
5196 Pittsfield 4,265 -7.8%
5205 Deer Park 4,259 35.6%
5206 Freeburg 4,257 4.0%
5221 Paxton 4,229 -7.8%
5227 Hometown 4,222 -5.3%
5236 Barrington Hills 4,207 6.2%
5275 Anna 4,143 -19.4%
5279 Peotone 4,136 21.2%
5293 Burnham 4,119 -1.1%
5301 Caseyville 4,107 -5.7%
5303 Rosemont 4,107 -2.6%
5343 Morrison 4,046 -9.6%
5350 South Chicago Heights 4,042 1.9%
5365 Kildeer 4,019 13.1%
5385 Dwight 3,993 -8.7%
5392 Lakewood 3,985 67.4%
5409 Eldorado 3,962 -12.3%
5438 St. Joseph 3,928 31.8%
5457 Washington Park 3,906 -34.1%
5466 Millstadt 3,885 31.3%
5468 Wonder Lake 3,884 34.3%
5475 Green Oaks 3,868 6.9%
5493 Dupo 3,844 -2.3%
5494 Marshall 3,843 -1.8%
5511 Smithton 3,826 60.5%
5536 Madison 3,794 -16.4%

Demographics

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 7,545 3,746
2017 7,583 3,718
2016 7,599 3,689
2015 7,594 3,669
2014 7,415 3,702
2013 7,463 3,668
2012 7,525 3,633
2011 7,592 3,605
2010 7,660 3,570
2009 7,461 3,595
2008 7,452 3,576
2007 7,480 3,555
2006 7,478 3,520
2005 7,428 3,505
2004 7,428 3,493
2003 7,467 3,459
2002 7,467 3,439
2001 7,507 3,405
2000 7,516 3,395
1990 7,491 3,085