What is the current population of Princeton?

Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Princeton is 7,716. Princeton, Illinois is the 3,736th largest city in the US.

Princeton Geography [top]

What county is Princeton, Illinois in?

Princeton is located entirely in Bureau County.

What is the size of Princeton, Illinois in square miles?

Princeton has an area of 7.5 square miles.

Princeton Population Facts [top]

What was the peak population of Princeton?

The peak population of Princeton was in 2020, when its population was 7,803. In 2020, Princeton was the 3,692nd largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 3,736th largest city in the US. Princeton is currently 1.1% smaller than it was in 2020.

How quickly is Princeton growing?

Princeton has grown 2.6% since the 2000. Princeton, Illinois's growth is about average. 58% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.

What is the population density of Princeton, Illinois?

Princeton has a population density of 1,024.6 people per square mile.

Princeton Demographics [top]

What is the voting age population of Princeton, Illinois?

The total voting age population of Princeton, Illinois, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 5,884. The voting age population is 44.7% male and 55.3% female.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois residents are senior citizens?

According to the latest census statistics, 25.9% of the residents of Princeton are 65 or older.

What are the racial demographics of Princeton, Illinois?

The racial demographics of Princeton are 97.9% White, 1.3% Other, 0.4% Two or more races, 0.2% Black and 0.2% American Indian. Additionally, 6.1% of the population identifies as Hispanic.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois residents are below the poverty line?

In Princeton, 14.5% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 25.2%. On a per-household basis, 8.2% of families are below the poverty line in Princeton.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois residents are in the labor force?

Among those aged 16 and older, 60.0% of Princeton residents are in the labor force.

What are the education levels among Princeton, Illinois residents?

Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 93.1% of Princeton residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 24.5% have a bachelor's degree and 8.8% have a graduate or professional degree.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois residents speak a non-English language at home?

Among Princeton residents aged 5 and older, 2.8% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 1.6% of residents speak Spanish at home, 1.2% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.

Princeton Income & Labor Statistics [top]

What is the unemployment rate in Princeton, Illinois?

The unemployment rate in Princeton is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois residents work for the government?

In Princeton, 13.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.

What is the median income in Princeton, Illinois?

The median household income in Princeton is $53,324.

Princeton Housing & Rent Statistics [top]

What percentage of housing units are owner-occupied in Princeton, Illinois?

In Princeton, 72.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.

What percentage of housing units are rented in Princeton, Illinois?

Renters occupy 27.5% of housing units in Princeton.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois housing units were built before 1940?

Of all the housing units in Princeton, 33.1% of them were build before 1940.

What percentage of Princeton, Illinois housing units were built after 2000?

In Princeton, 9.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 360 units.

What is the median monthly rent in Princeton, Illinois?

The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Princeton is $650.

What percentage of households in Princeton, Illinois have broadband internet?

In Princeton, 78.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.

Princeton Population By Year

Population Graph For Princeton
Year Population Rank in US
2021 7,716 3,736
2020 7,803 3,692
2019 7,468 3,772
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
2000 7,516 3,395
1990 7,491 3,085

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
3726 Webster City, Iowa 7,751 -5.1%
3727 Decorah, Iowa 7,747 -5.1%
3728 St. Joseph, Michigan 7,745 -11.8%
3729 Mount Horeb, Wisconsin 7,742 30.9%
3730 Tuttle, Oklahoma 7,739 79.3%
3731 Campbell, Ohio 7,731 -17.9%
3732 Jersey Village, Texas 7,731 12.1%
3733 Shorewood, Minnesota 7,728 3.8%
3734 Lake Dallas, Texas 7,722 23.9%
3735 Ludington, Michigan 7,721 -7.7%
3736 Princeton, Illinois 7,716 2.6%
3737 Bradford, Pennsylvania 7,715 -15.5%
3738 Glen Ridge, New Jersey 7,709 6.1%
3739 Colonie, New York 7,701 -2.7%
3740 Fanwood, New Jersey 7,699 7.2%
3741 North Bend, Washington 7,695 60.4%
3742 Wickenburg, Arizona 7,695 30.5%
3743 Clinton, South Carolina 7,694 -15.7%
3744 Seward, Nebraska 7,693 18.2%
3745 Hudsonville, Michigan 7,692 7.2%
3746 Fairlawn, Ohio 7,688 5.2%

Similarly Sized Cities In Illinois

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2021
2311 Dixon 15,380 -3.9%
2344 Macomb 15,052 -18.4%
2345 Bradley 15,039 15.4%
2346 Norridge 15,009 3.0%
2368 Antioch 14,824 64.2%
2372 Sterling 14,750 -6.6%
2381 Warrenville 14,655 9.6%
2406 Mount Vernon 14,454 -11.6%
2412 Chatham 14,404 65.9%
2418 Morris 14,359 19.4%
2420 Shiloh 14,352 64.9%
2423 Lindenhurst 14,314 11.7%
2437 Swansea 14,210 29.2%
2440 Beach Park 14,183 39.5%
2441 Hickory Hills 14,182 1.9%
2444 Chicago Ridge 14,130 0.1%
2458 Forest Park 14,012 -10.5%
2459 Wauconda 14,011 45.1%
2465 Midlothian 13,983 -2.4%
2475 Wood Dale 13,861 1.8%
2484 Glen Carbon 13,812 30.1%
2504 Channahon 13,706 72.7%
2544 Canton 13,403 -12.4%
2550 Western Springs 13,370 6.4%
2571 La Grange Park 13,234 -0.3%
2575 Lincolnwood 13,191 6.8%
2592 Hazel Crest 13,098 -11.6%
2600 Lincoln 13,058 -14.9%
2636 Minooka 12,816 212.1%
2662 Northlake 12,664 6.6%
2685 Richton Park 12,494 -0.5%
2691 Winnetka 12,475 0.0%
2708 Streator 12,374 -12.7%
2712 Kewanee 12,361 -4.7%
2718 Justice 12,326 1.0%
2731 Herrin 12,253 6.8%
2736 Effingham 12,221 -1.3%
2745 Plano 12,191 113.3%
2751 Rantoul 12,119 -6.2%
2763 Centralia 12,033 -16.3%
2776 Cahokia 11,912 -27.1%
2783 Palos Heights 11,819 4.4%
2825 River Forest 11,597 -0.2%
2852 Schiller Park 11,424 -2.8%
2859 Markham 11,399 -10.4%
2865 Pontiac 11,359 -5.0%
2891 Troy 11,175 30.6%
2896 Burr Ridge 11,134 3.3%
2910 Waterloo 11,062 35.0%
2934 Columbia 10,959 37.0%
2940 Fox Lake 10,927 18.4%
2955 Summit 10,875 2.2%
2956 Roscoe 10,871 71.1%
2964 Campton Hills 10,836 18.1%
2977 Pingree Grove 10,725 5635.2%
2978 Taylorville 10,725 -15.2%
2983 Worth 10,708 -3.0%
2989 Crestwood 10,683 -5.0%
2995 Barrington 10,665 4.6%
3018 Lyons 10,552 3.0%
3025 River Grove 10,531 -1.1%
3058 Riverdale 10,397 -30.8%
3061 Wood River 10,386 -8.0%
3127 Winfield 10,140 14.7%
3143 Highland 10,044 17.6%
3146 Manhattan 10,037 193.9%
3187 Peru 9,842 -0.1%
3215 Sauk Village 9,698 -6.9%
3231 Mahomet 9,589 91.0%
3255 LaSalle 9,499 -3.9%
3268 Flossmoor 9,461 1.2%
3269 Harvard 9,459 16.1%
3275 Steger 9,438 -2.7%
3277 Itasca 9,430 12.7%
3283 Rochelle 9,367 -3.2%
3284 Bethalto 9,359 -2.1%
3313 Sugar Grove 9,235 125.0%
3319 Hawthorn Woods 9,211 49.8%
3336 Willowbrook 9,127 0.8%
3347 Riverside 9,061 2.0%
3361 Manteno 8,999 37.4%
3366 Lynwood 8,978 12.3%
3398 Harwood Heights 8,836 6.3%
3406 Savoy 8,823 95.7%
3417 Monmouth 8,778 -10.5%
3429 Rock Falls 8,724 -9.0%
3437 Lake Villa 8,692 40.4%
3438 Olney 8,692 -0.9%
3441 Glencoe 8,687 -0.6%
3444 Mascoutah 8,676 50.4%
3456 Clarendon Hills 8,625 9.7%
3494 Glenwood 8,477 -6.0%
3519 Crete 8,407 7.4%
3533 Gilberts 8,349 547.2%
3552 Long Grove 8,308 21.9%
3561 Jerseyville 8,289 3.5%
3603 Maryville 8,184 66.5%
3619 Hillside 8,142 0.0%
3620 Paris 8,140 -11.6%
3624 Harrisburg 8,129 -17.5%
3635 Oak Brook 8,086 -6.5%
3653 Island Lake 8,027 -2.0%
3675 Broadview 7,956 -3.5%
3678 Silvis 7,952 9.4%
3681 Lincolnshire 7,932 29.0%
3682 South Beloit 7,932 45.7%
3694 Park City 7,867 18.0%
3715 West Dundee 7,784 37.4%
3716 Rockton 7,781 42.2%
3722 Hampshire 7,758 159.7%
3736 Princeton 7,716 2.6%
3747 Round Lake Park 7,688 26.8%
3758 Chester 7,645 -9.1%
3778 Marengo 7,572 17.9%
3823 Inverness 7,449 6.4%
3888 North Riverside 7,249 8.5%
3897 West Frankfort 7,229 -12.2%
3913 Robinson 7,187 5.8%
3914 Salem 7,187 -8.9%
3920 Sandwich 7,178 9.0%
3948 University Park 7,082 5.1%
3964 Murphysboro 7,023 -19.2%
3979 Mendota 6,982 -4.0%
3988 Stickney 6,963 13.4%
4010 Clinton 6,913 -7.7%
4028 Calumet Park 6,843 -19.5%
4034 Vandalia 6,836 -2.2%
4048 Mount Carmel 6,804 -14.7%
4069 Litchfield 6,726 -3.5%
4070 Orland Hills 6,725 -1.1%
4074 Benton 6,708 -3.1%
4085 Winthrop Harbor 6,656 -1.3%
4135 Geneseo 6,512 0.1%
4138 Greenville 6,507 -7.4%
4188 Johnsburg 6,377 17.1%
4219 Elburn 6,283 121.7%
4225 Countryside 6,275 3.4%
4229 Volo 6,269 2913.9%
4240 Lakemoor 6,234 112.6%
4254 Braidwood 6,182 17.3%
4311 Chillicothe 6,042 1.1%
4356 Monticello 5,931 15.3%
4361 Mount Zion 5,920 21.3%
4372 Metropolis 5,903 -10.1%
4373 Pontoon Beach 5,900 2.5%
4381 Hillsboro 5,874 -7.7%
4392 Bartonville 5,855 -7.4%
4396 Beardstown 5,844 0.8%
4408 Carterville 5,828 24.0%
4410 Peoria Heights 5,827 -11.7%
4416 Du Quoin 5,811 -10.0%
4424 East Alton 5,790 -15.0%
4442 Coal City 5,749 18.3%
4447 Willow Springs 5,729 11.0%
4487 Northfield 5,634 1.2%
4490 Wilmington 5,624 4586.6%
4507 Lake Bluff 5,589 -7.9%
4516 Carlinville 5,575 -7.7%
4546 Spring Grove 5,511 37.7%
4555 Posen 5,497 16.0%
4560 Spring Valley 5,486 0.7%
4608 Highwood 5,374 -1.8%
4640 Genoa 5,300 24.7%
4661 Pana 5,262 -11.4%
4685 Berkeley 5,214 -0.4%
4695 Pinckneyville 5,198 -5.2%
4697 Eureka 5,193 3.3%
4746 Monee 5,103 67.4%
4760 Lake Barrington 5,080 6.3%
4763 Poplar Grove 5,076 171.4%
4781 Milan 5,039 -6.0%
4796 Colona 5,021 -3.7%
4799 South Barrington 5,016 32.5%
4814 Staunton 4,997 -2.8%
4865 Creve Coeur 4,897 -9.9%
4882 Palos Park 4,871 0.2%
4903 Hoopeston 4,836 -19.1%
4929 Marseilles 4,804 2.6%
4934 Carmi 4,796 -11.3%
4942 Fairfield 4,778 -11.6%
4954 Flora 4,753 -5.9%
4982 Beecher 4,690 120.3%
4985 Fox River Grove 4,688 -6.2%
5007 Olympia Fields 4,654 -1.7%
5008 Tuscola 4,654 3.8%
5021 Sherman 4,635 59.6%
5027 Robbins 4,627 -30.1%
5030 Watseka 4,622 -18.5%
5033 Breese 4,614 12.7%
5036 Shelbyville 4,609 -6.9%
5057 Lebanon 4,569 28.5%
5082 Freeburg 4,532 10.8%
5100 Auburn 4,507 1.3%
5118 Stone Park 4,470 -12.7%
5125 Paxton 4,459 -2.7%
5176 Cortland 4,391 105.7%
5179 Caseyville 4,389 0.7%
5182 Sullivan 4,387 0.5%
5235 Lakewood 4,296 80.5%
5275 Hometown 4,240 -4.9%
5313 West Peoria 4,202 -11.4%
5317 Lawrenceville 4,195 -11.1%
5319 Pittsfield 4,193 -9.4%
5323 Peotone 4,182 22.5%
5332 Anna 4,171 -18.9%
5335 Centreville 4,167 -29.8%
5339 Kildeer 4,165 17.2%
5386 Green Oaks 4,080 12.7%
5397 Barrington Hills 4,060 2.5%
5406 Morrison 4,046 -9.6%
5414 Millstadt 4,028 36.2%
5423 Indian Head Park 4,008 8.8%
5432 Dwight 3,998 -8.6%
5443 Burnham 3,989 -4.3%
5445 Smithton 3,988 67.3%
5451 Wonder Lake 3,971 37.3%
5464 Sparta 3,950 -13.6%
5469 Dupo 3,941 0.1%
5478 South Chicago Heights 3,924 -1.0%
5504 Marshall 3,892 -0.5%
5521 Metamora 3,875 41.6%

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