Princeton Information

Travel info, sports, demographic data, and general statistics about the city of Princeton, IL

General Princeton Information

State: Illinois

County: Bureau County

Close cities: Tiskilwa, IL, Putnam, IL, Dover, IL, Seatonville, IL, Hollowayville, IL, Kasbeer, IL, Malden, IL, Wyanet, IL, Bureau Junction, IL, Bureau, IL, Ohio, IL, Hennepin, IL, De Pue, IL, Granville, IL

Princeton Population (census data)
Total 7,526 (-0.1% since 2000)
Male 3,462 (46.0%)
Female 4,064 (54.0%)

Population Density: 1,118 people per sq. mile

Cost of Living Index: 78.5 (US Avg is 100)

Princeton Elevation: 720 feet above sea level

Incorporated in 1884

Land Area: 6.73 square miles

Median Household Income: $45,399

Zip Codes: 61356.

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Princeton Demographic Data

Ethnic Information:
  • White Non-Hispanic (97.1%)
  • Hispanic (1.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)
Ancestry Information:
  • German (32.4%)
  • English (15.1%)
  • Irish (14.6%)
  • Swedish (9.7%)
  • United States (6.6%)
  • Italian (3.9%)

Local Princeton Sports Teams

Major League Baseball: Chicago Cubs, Chicago White Sox, St. Louis Cardinals
NFL Football: St. Louis Rams, Chicago Bears
NBA Basketball: Milwaukee Bucks, Chicago Bulls
NHL Hockey: St. Louis Blues
NCAA Sports: Northern Illinois University, Bradley University

Princeton School Information

High Schools
Logan Junior High School (302 W Central Avenue, Princeton, IL, 61356 - Princeton ESD 115 District)
Princeton High School (103 South Euclid Avenue, Princeton, IL, 61356 - Princeton High School District 500 District)
Elementary Schools
Jefferson Elementary School (725 W Putnam, Princeton, IL, 61356 - Princeton ESD 115 District)
Lincoln Elementary School (501 South Euclid Avenue, Princeton, IL, 61356 - Princeton ESD 115 District)
Other/Private Schools
Douglas Attendance Center (220 E Lasalle Street, Princeton, IL, 61356 - Princeton ESD 115 District)

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