Princeton, Illinois

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Population in 2013: 7,463 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: -0.5%
 
Males: 3,436  (46.0%)
Females: 4,027  (54.0%)
Median resident age:  44.0 years
Illinois median age:  37.2 years

Zip codes: 61356.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $43,273 (it was $39,622 in 2000)
Princeton:

$43,273
IL:

$56,210

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $28,668 (it was $20,632 in 2000)

Princeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $110,059 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Princeton:

$110,059
IL:

$169,600

Mean prices in 2013: All housing units: $119,941; Detached houses: $122,907; Townhouses or other attached units: $135,884; In 2-unit structures: $94,753; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $159,420; Mobile homes: $46,755

Median gross rent in 2013: $532.

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  • Races in Princeton, IL (2013)

    Princeton races chart
    • 7,39893.6%White alone
    • 2302.9%Hispanic
    • 991.3%Two or more races
    • 580.7%Black alone
    • 470.6%Asian alone
    • 160.2%American Indian alone

Races in Princeton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2013 cost of living index in Princeton: 78.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (26.7%), Irish (11.6%), Swedish (9.1%), English (8.4%), United States (5.8%), Polish (3.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/08/1884

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 6.73 square miles.

Population density: 1,109 people per square mile   (low).

Princeton,IL real estate house value index trend

Princeton, Illinois map

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 91.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 20.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.0%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.3 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton city:

  • Never married: 26.0%
  • Now married: 48.1%
  • Separated: 1.6%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 13.3%

119 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Illinois:

14.0%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Illinois as of August 30, 2015.
The ratio of number of residents in Princeton to the number of sex offenders is 753 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $2,053 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $2,744 (2.2%)

Princeton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Peoria, IL (46.1 miles , pop. 112,936).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Chicago, IL (97.8 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Dover, IL (2.3 miles) , Malden, IL (2.5 miles ), Wyanet, IL (2.5 miles ), Tiskilwa, IL (2.5 miles ), Bureau Junction, IL (2.8 miles ), Hollowayville, IL (3.0 miles) , De Pue, IL (3.1 miles ), Seatonville, IL (3.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $94,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $125,800
  • 1999: 7 buildings, average cost: $91,300
  • 2000: 15 buildings, average cost: $124,100
  • 2001: 12 buildings, average cost: $118,000
  • 2002: 17 buildings, average cost: $143,700
  • 2003: 15 buildings, average cost: $149,500
  • 2004: 21 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2005: 20 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2006: 18 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2007: 13 buildings, average cost: $131,000
  • 2008: 15 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2009: 11 buildings, average cost: $136,900
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2011: 5 buildings, average cost: $142,800
  • 2012: 2 buildings, average cost: $247,500

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 41.38 N, Longitude: 89.47 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,671 (+21.3%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,099 (56.6%)

Area code: 815

Princeton household income distribution Princeton home values distribution

Crime rates in Princeton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013
Murders 0000000000001
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.013.4
Rapes 0004412420203
per 100,000 0.00.00.053.153.313.226.553.126.70.026.00.040.1
Robberies 27703130031114
per 100,000 26.793.393.00.040.013.239.70.00.040.7143.213.253.4
Assaults 866785133701124
per 100,000 106.780.079.792.9106.566.2172.139.993.40.013.0158.253.4
Burglaries 27292940253333502432183130
per 100,000 360.0386.6385.2530.6332.9436.9436.8664.4320.2433.7234.3408.7400.9
Thefts 259213213183211208202168157141166144137
per 100,000 3,452.92,839.62,829.42,427.42,810.02,753.52,673.72,232.32,094.51,911.12,160.61,898.51,830.6
Auto thefts 94491048544614
per 100,000 120.053.353.1119.4133.253.0105.966.453.454.278.113.253.4
Arson 1220550101100
per 100,000 13.326.726.60.066.666.20.013.30.013.613.00.00.0
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 294.7) 200.0186.8186.1202.5219.8170.8211.1189.4148.8121.9173.5139.6188.9

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Princeton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2013, including police officers: 19 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.14
Illinois average:

2.23
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

7.4%
Illinois:

7.1%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (25%)
  • Retail trade (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Accommodation and food services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (20%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Manufacturing (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (14%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Sales and related occupations (8%)
  • Management occupations (8%)
  • Material moving occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (28%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (6%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Princeton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Princeton, Illinois

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is near Illinois state average. It is 63% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/29/1981, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 32.6 miles away from the Princeton city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/20/2004, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.2 miles away from the city center killed 8 people and injured 12 people and caused $8 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Illinois state average. It is 84% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 219.1 miles away from the city center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 195.7 miles away from Princeton center
On 6/28/2004 at 06:10:52, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 MB, 4.2 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 29.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 251.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 218.4 miles away from Princeton center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 206.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Bureau County (12) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 5

Causes of natural disasters: Storms: 7, Floods: 6, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Tornadoes: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Birthplace of: Des McAnuff - Film director, Virgil Fox - (1912-1980), flamboyant opinionated concert organist of NYC area, William Bascom - Folklorist, Ben Parr - Blogger, Donald P. Lay - Federal judge, Douglas Spencer - Actor, Joe Ruklick - Basketball player, Kathryn Hays - Actor, Nick Young (broadcast journalist) - Broadcast journalist, Frank Jones (baseball) - Baseball player.

Main business address for: PRINCETON NATIONAL BANCORP INC (NATIONAL COMMERCIAL BANKS).

Hospitals and medical centers in Princeton:

  • PERRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Government - Local, 530 PARK AVENUE EAST)
  • IN-HOME CARE VNA (33 W. CROWN ST., SUITE A)
  • BASSWOOD HEALTH CARE CENTER (1015 PARK AVE E)
  • COLONIAL HALL CARE CENTER (515 BUREAU VALLEY PARKWAY)
  • MANOR COURT OF PRINCETON (140 NORTH SIXTH STREET)
  • PRAIRIE VIEW HEALTHCARE (16827 1410 N AVENUE)

Airports and heliports located in Princeton:

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Amtrak station:

PRINCETON (107 BICENTENNIAL DR.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Illinois Valley Community College (about 20 miles; Oglesby, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,747)
  • Illinois Central College (about 47 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 7,158)
  • Bradley University (about 48 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,152)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 50 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 3,356)
  • Ashford University (about 51 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 73,330)
  • Black Hawk College (about 52 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 5,086)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 53 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,126)

Public high school in Princeton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

Private elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

  • ST LOUIS SCHOOL (Students: 115; Location: 631 PARK AVE W; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PRINCETON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 60; Location: 21890 US HIGHWAY 34; Grades: PK - 8)
See full list of schools located in Princeton, map of school districts: PRINCETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL DISTRICT 115, PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL DISTRICT 500

Library in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $403,906; Location: 698 EAST PERU STREET; 55,572 books; 485 e-books; 1,562 audio materials; 788 video materials; 1 local licensed databases; 1 state licensed databases; 86 print serial subscriptions; 1 electronic serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Princeton: Bureau County Courthouse (A), Bureau County Historical Museum (B), Matson Public Library (C), Princeton City Hall (D), Princeton Fire Department Rural Fire District (E). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Princeton: PRINCETON NATIONAL BANCORP INC (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Princeton include: Princeton Wesleyan Church (A), Saint Louis Catholic Church (B), Bethel Baptist Church (C), Church of Christ (D), Evangelical Covenant Church (E), First Lutheran Church of Princeton (F), First United Methodist Church (G), Hampshire Colony Congregational-United Church of Christ (H). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Oakland Cemetery (1), Elm Lawn Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Princeton include: Alexander Park (1), City Hall Park (2), Darvis Miller Park (3), City County Park (4), Soldier and Sailors Park (5), West Side Ball Park (6), Zearing Park (7). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Bureau County - Historical Society Museum (109 Park Avenue West), Bureau County Genealogical Society (Cultural Attractions- Events- & Facilities; 629 South Main Street).

Hotels: Princeton Inn (formerly Comfort Inn) (2200 North Main Street), Days Inn Princeton IL (2238 North Main Street), Econo Lodge (2200 North Main Street), Bird Nest Motel (2209 North Main Street), Bird's Nest Motel (2209 N Main St).

Court: Circuit Court (700 South Main Street).

Bureau County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 46.5. This is significantly better than average.

City:

46.5
U.S.:

74.2

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2010 was 9.66. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.66
U.S.:

9.14

Drinking water stations with addresses in Princeton and their reported violations in the past:

DOVER (Population served: 169, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • Public Education - In NOV-20-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-20-2008), St Compliance achieved (FEB-19-2009)
  • OCCT/SOWT Study/Recommendation - In MAR-01-2005, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2005), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2005), St Compliance achieved (MAY-25-2005), St Public Notif received (JUN-13-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-13-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (JAN-13-2009), St Compliance achieved (JUN-30-2009), St Public Notif received (JAN-07-2010)
GREEN RIVER COUNTRY CLUB (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 80, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
SPRING VALLEY SUPERMARKET (137521) (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 50, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
  • 2 regular monitoring violations

Drinking water stations with addresses in Princeton that have no violations reported:

  • SPRING VALLEY BOAT CLUB (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 250, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ST JOHNS EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Address: 15199 2825 E ST , Population served: 120, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WYATON HILLS GOLF COURSE (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 50, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROYAL SUPER MARKET VEN MACHINE (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • ONE HUNDRED ACRE ORCHARD AND MARKET (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • SULLIVANS FOOD (Address: 125 BACKBONE RD , Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.8%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 27.5% for Black residents, 21.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 18.5% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Illinois:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  59.3%
Whole state:  65.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  5.6%
Whole state:  6.3%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Princeton in 2010:

  • 206 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 18 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 13 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 9 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 4 people in group homes for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Princeton in 2000:

  • 197 people in nursing homes
  • 42 people in other noninstitutional group quarters
  • 16 people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children
  • 6 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in religious group quarters

Princeton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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Princeton compared to Illinois state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Citizens First National Bank: Citizens North Facility, Citizens East Facility, at 606 South Main Street. Info updated 2007/05/29: Bank assets: $1,031.8 mil, Deposits: $917.3 mil, local headquarters, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: Princeton National Bancorp, Inc.
  • Centrue Bank: Princeton North Branch at 1839 North Main Street, branch established on 1994/02/22; Princeton South Branch at 601 South Main Street, branch established on 1944/10/02. Info updated 2007/06/27: Bank assets: $964.9 mil, Deposits: $850.6 mil, headquarters in Streator, IL, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 28 total offices, Holding Company: Centrue Financial Corporation
  • Midland States Bank: Princeton Branch at 1407 North Main Street, branch established on 1990/10/10; Princeton Branch at 815 South Main Street, branch established on 1902/05/01. Info updated 2010/10/19: Bank assets: $1,510.0 mil, Deposits: $1,222.1 mil, headquarters in Effingham, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 32 total offices, Holding Company: Midland States Bancorp, Inc.
  • Central Bank Illinois: Princeton Branch at 317 South Main Street, branch established on 2006/11/27. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $404.7 mil, Deposits: $287.6 mil, headquarters in Geneseo, IL, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 5 total offices, Holding Company: Central Banc, Inc.
  • First Federal Savings and Loan Association of Kewanee: 210 S Main St Branch at 210 South Main Street, branch established on 1882/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $73.7 mil, Deposits: $65.1 mil, headquarters in Kewanee, IL, negative income in the last year, 3 total offices

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Princeton, Illinois:

  • Super 8, 2929 N Main St, Princeton, IL 61356 , Phone: (815) 872-8888, Fax: (815) 872-8888
  • Princeton Motor Lodge, I-80 And Rt 26, Princeton, IL 61356 , Phone: (815) 875-1121
  • Days Inn Princeton, I-80 And Rt 26, Princeton, IL 61356 , Phone: (815) 875-3371, Fax: (815) 872-1600
  • Econo Lodge, 2200 N Main St, Princeton, IL 61356 , Phone: (815) 872-3300, Fax: (815) 872-2306
  • Americinn Princeton Illinois, 2120 Claude Bailey Pkwy, Princeton, IL 61356 , Phone: (815) 872-5000, Fax: (815) 872-5002
All 5 fire-safe hotels and motels in Princeton, Illinois

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.3
Illinois average:

12.4

Princeton travel time to work - commute Princeton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (85%)
  • Electricity (11%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Princeton city (based on Bureau County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant5,99930
Catholic4,56414
Evangelical Protestant4,39728
Other881
Orthodox701
None19,860-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Bureau County:

1.15 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

2.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Bureau County:

0.29 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

0.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 17
Bureau County:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.61 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 36
Here:

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

9.1%
Illinois:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Bureau County:

26.0%
Illinois:

25.2%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.7%
State:

14.5%
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$6,860$82,3201$349
Other Government Administration 7$30,547$52,3666$3,495
Police Protection - Officers 18$92,827$61,8855$330
Police - Other 1$4,502$54,02411$3,666
Firefighters 12$67,235$67,23517$18,522
Streets and Highways 8$40,627$60,9412$1,861
Hospitals 255$1,043,976$49,12884$172,378
Solid Waste Management 3$10,756$43,0240$0
Sewerage 4$21,165$63,4950$0
Water Supply 8$45,046$67,5690$0
Electric Power 16$105,819$79,3641$1,362
Local Libraries 4$11,538$34,6149$9,698
Other and Unallocable 1$5,745$68,9404$5,241
Totals for Government 338$1,486,643$52,780140$216,902

Princeton government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $153,000 ($20.50)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($7.10)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,573,000 ($3292.64)
    Electric Utilities: $7,901,000 ($1058.69)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,739,000 ($233.02)
    Police Protection: $1,580,000 ($211.71)
    General - Other: $1,537,000 ($205.95)
    Regular Highways: $1,446,000 ($193.76)
    Financial Administration: $1,104,000 ($147.93)
    Water Utilities: $967,000 ($129.57)
    Solid Waste Management: $638,000 ($85.49)
    Sewerage: $617,000 ($82.67)
    Libraries: $389,000 ($52.12)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $314,000 ($42.07)
    Central Staff Services: $273,000 ($36.58)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($3.08)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.54)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $408,000 ($54.67)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,001,000 ($804.10)
    Water Utilities: $367,000 ($49.18)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($13.27)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($11.79)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,028,000 ($2147.66)

Princeton government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $28,184,000 ($3776.50)
    Sewerage: $1,072,000 ($143.64)
    All Other: $642,000 ($86.02)
    Solid Waste Management: $542,000 ($72.62)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,532,000 ($473.27)
    Interest Earnings: $882,000 ($118.18)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($1.21)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,552,000 ($1011.93)
    Water Utilities: $1,257,000 ($168.43)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,330,000 ($446.20)
    Highways: $216,000 ($28.94)
  • Tax - Property: $1,142,000 ($153.02)
    Other License: $33,000 ($4.42)

Princeton government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,547,000 ($877.26)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,101,000 ($817.50)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $446,000 ($59.76)

Princeton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,983,000 ($2543.62)

4.60% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($35,985 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.60%
Illinois average:

4.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from La Salle County, IL  1.25% ($29,511 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.25% ($29,889)
from Putnam County, IL  0.25% ($27,139)


5.39% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,235 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.39%
Illinois average:

4.96%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to La Salle County, IL  1.40% ($27,837 average AGI)
to Henry County, IL  0.28% ($29,878)
to Cook County, IL  0.28% ($33,650)

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WZOE (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WSCR (670 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WGN (720 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WGN CONTINENTAL BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WBBM (780 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WLS (890 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLS, INC.)
  • WMVP (1000 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WYLL (1160 AM; 50 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: SCA LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • WTMJ (620 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: JOURNAL BROADCAST CORPORATION)
  • WISN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MILWAUKEE, WI; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WLPO (1220 AM; 1 kW; LASALLE, IL; Owner: LASALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WVIV (1200 AM; 20 kW; CHICAGO, IL; Owner: WLXX-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • WVEL (1140 AM; daytime; 5 kW; PEKIN, IL)
  • WAUR (930 AM; 4 kW; SANDWICH, IL; Owner: CHRISTIAN BROADCASTING SYSTEM, LTD.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WZOE-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC.)
  • WAJK (99.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: LA SALLE COUNTY BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WNIW (91.3 FM; LA SALLE, IL; Owner: NORTHERN ILLINOIS UNIVERSITY)
  • WBZG (100.9 FM; PERU, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WWGN (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, IL; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WIVQ (103.3 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WMKB (102.9 FM; EARLVILLE, IL; Owner: KM RADIO OF EARLVILLE, L.L.C.)
  • WALS (102.1 FM; OGLESBY, IL; Owner: LACO RADIO, INC.)
  • WYEC (93.9 FM; KEWANEE, IL; Owner: VIRDEN BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WGLC-FM (100.1 FM; MENDOTA, IL; Owner: MENDOTA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRVY-FM (100.5 FM; HENRY, IL; Owner: WZOE, INC)
  • WSOG (88.1 FM; SPRING VALLEY, IL; Owner: SPIRIT EDUCATION ASSOCIATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • WWTO-TV (Channel 35; LASALLE, IL; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KWQC-TV (Channel 6; DAVENPORT, IA; Owner: YOUNG BROADCASTING OF DAVENPORT, INC.)
Princeton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2013

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2013 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Princeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2013 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 30m98ftTotal length
  • 25,675Total average daily traffic
  • 8,699Total average daily truck traffic

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 38
  • Hazardous Condition: 10
  • Good Intent Call: 1

Incident types - Princeton

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Princeton, IL
Most common first names in Princeton, IL among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary10682.9 years
John10177.5 years
William8078.1 years
Robert7773.5 years
Dorothy7181.4 years
Margaret6882.5 years
Charles6478.1 years
George6477.0 years
Harold5878.5 years
Helen5383.0 years
Most common last names in Princeton, IL among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson8478.7 years
Anderson7979.2 years
Nelson5283.0 years
Smith4880.4 years
Swanson4777.4 years
Miller3780.2 years
Pierson3280.5 years
Peterson2978.5 years
Larson2879.5 years
May2779.1 years
Businesses in Princeton, IL
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1KFC1
AmericInn1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AutoZone1McDonald's1
Burger King1Pizza Hut1
Chevrolet1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1U-Haul2
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx1Walmart1
Ford1Wendy's1
H&R Block1

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  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #8 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Building material and garden equipment and supplies dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in residential treatment centers for emotionally disturbed children"
  • #29 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Management occupations: (population 5,000+)"
  • #31 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Hardware, plumbing and heating equipment and supplies merchant wholesalers"
  • #68 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest number of arson incidents in 2006 per 10,000 residents, excludes tourist destinations and others with a lot of outsiders visiting based on city industries data (population 5,000+)"
  • #75 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest wind speed differences during a year (population 5,000+)"
  • #89 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of workers with very short commute times (9 minutes or less) (population 5,000+)"
  • #74 (61356) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #93 (61356) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Belgian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
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