|Year||Population||Rank in US||Growth Rate|
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 is located entirely in Bureau County.
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.
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.
Princeton has a population density of 1,024.6 people per square mile.
|3747||Round Lake Park||7,688||26.8%|
|3732||Jersey Village, Texas||7,731||12.1%|
|3734||Lake Dallas, Texas||7,722||23.9%|
|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%|
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.
According to the latest census statistics, 25.9% of the residents of Princeton are 65 or older.
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.
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.
Among those aged 16 and older, 60.0% of Princeton residents are in the labor force.
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.
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.
The unemployment rate in Princeton is 4.3%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Princeton, 13.9% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Princeton is $53,324.
In Princeton, 72.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 27.5% of housing units in Princeton.
Of all the housing units in Princeton, 33.1% of them were build before 1940.
In Princeton, 9.5% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 360 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Princeton is $650.
In Princeton, 78.9% of households have an active broadband internet connection.