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Bureau County

Population in 2012: 7,525 (98% urban, 2% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.3%
 

Males: 3,505  (46.6%)
Females: 4,020  (53.4%)

Median resident age:  44.9 years
Illinois median age:  42.2 years

Zip codes: 61356.

Estimated median household income in 2011: $44,134 (it was $39,622 in 2000)
Princeton:

$44,134
Illinois:

$53,234
Estimated per capita income in 2011: $26,516

Princeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2011: $112,136 (it was $91,500 in 2000)
Princeton:

$112,136
Illinois:

$178,500
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $130,786; Detached houses: $132,508; Townhouses or other attached units: $179,352; In 2-unit structures: $155,597; In 3-to-4-unit structures: $123,467; In 5-or-more-unit structures: $129,488; Mobile homes: $38,422

Median gross rent in 2011: $535.

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  • White alone - 7,256 (94.7%)
  • Hispanic - 203 (2.7%)
  • Two or more races - 73 (1.0%)
  • Asian alone - 69 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 42 (0.5%)
  • American Indian alone - 13 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 4 (0.05%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Princeton: 80.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: German (27.1%), Irish (11.0%), Swedish (10.5%), English (9.6%), United States (6.4%), Polish (4.0%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 02/08/1884

Elevation: 720 feet

Land area: 6.73 square miles.

Population density: 1118 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 92.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 7.4%
  • Unemployed: 7.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.8 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton city:

  • Never married: 24.1%
  • Now married: 51.5%
  • Separated: 0.9%
  • Widowed: 11.4%
  • Divorced: 12.1%

33 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.4%
Illinois:  13.5%



According to our research of Illinois and other state lists there were 10 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Illinois as of April 22, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Princeton to the number of sex offenders is 746 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $2,274 (1.8%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2011: $2,387 (2.0%)

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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: +1,855 (+23.7%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,407 (64.9%)

Area code: 815

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Crime rates in Princeton by Year
Type 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 0000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0000441242020
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.053.153.313.226.553.126.70.026.00.0
Robberies 22770313003111
per 100,000 26.726.793.393.00.040.013.239.70.00.040.7143.213.2
Assaults 786678513370112
per 100,000 93.3106.780.079.792.9106.566.2172.139.993.40.013.0158.2
Burglaries 15272929402533335024321831
per 100,000 200.0360.0386.6385.2530.6332.9436.9436.8664.4320.2433.7234.3408.7
Thefts 222259213213183211208202168157141166144
per 100,000 2959.63452.92839.62829.42427.42810.02753.52673.72232.32094.51911.12160.61898.5
Auto thefts 89449104854461
per 100,000 106.7120.053.353.1119.4133.253.0105.966.453.454.278.113.2
Arson 1122055010110
per 100,000 13.313.326.726.60.066.666.20.013.30.013.613.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 301.1) 165.8200.0186.9186.2202.6219.8170.9211.2189.5148.8122.0173.5139.7

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Crime rate in Princeton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 18 (17 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.24
Illinois average:

2.76

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Princeton, Illinois accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

9.1%
Illinois:

9.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: +11 (+0.1%).

Most common industries in 2007-2011 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (24%)
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (8%)
  • Health care and social assistance (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (4%)
  • Health care and social assistance (25%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Finance and insurance (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Educational services (7%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5%)
  • Registered nurses (4%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secondary school teachers (4%)
  • Other food preparation and serving workers including supervisors (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Illinois state average. It is 142% 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 significantly below Illinois state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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 9/2/1999 at 16:17:29, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 23.8 miles away from Princeton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), 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, Tornadoes: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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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).


Hospital/medical center in Princeton:

  • PERRY MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (Critical Access Hospitals, Government - Local, provides emergency services, 530 PARK AVENUE EAST)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Princeton:

  • ST MARGARETS HOSPITAL (Acute Care Hospitals, Voluntary non-profit - Church, provides emergency services, about 4 miles away; SPRING VALLEY, IL)

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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: 2,082)
  • Illinois Central College (about 47 miles; East Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,496)
  • Bradley University (about 48 miles; Peoria, IL; FT enrollment: 5,105)
  • Kishwaukee College (about 50 miles; Malta, IL; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • Ashford University (about 50 miles; Clinton, IA; FT enrollment: 46,717)
  • Black Hawk College (about 52 miles; Moline, IL; FT enrollment: 2,715)
  • Northern Illinois University (about 53 miles; Dekalb, IL; FT enrollment: 18,548)

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

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
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 35.5. This is about average.
City:

35.5
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 10.9. This is about average. Closest monitor was 22.5 miles away from the city center.
City:

10.9
U.S.:

9.6
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2004 was 8.53. This is significantly better than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

8.53
U.S.:

12.31

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

SPRING VALLEY BOAT CLUB (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 250, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST JOHNS EVANGELICAL CHURCH (Address: 15199 2825 E ST , Population served: 120, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2001 and MAR-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-14-2001)
SPRING CREEK GOLF COURSE (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 107, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
GREEN RIVER COUNTRY CLUB (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between OCT-1999 and DEC-1999, Contaminant: Coliform
THE GREAT SAUK TRAIL-WEST (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-1999 and MAR-1999, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAR-01-1999), St BCA signed (MAR-04-1999)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
THE GREAT SAUK TRAIL - EAST (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 100, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - Between JAN-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-22-2004), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2004)
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HIDDEN LAKE COUNTRY CLUB (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
HUNTERS RIDGE GOLF COURSE (Address: 526 Bureau Valley Parkway , Population served: 25, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation

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

  • PUTNAM CHRISTIAN CHURCH (Population served: 100, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • KASBEER COMMUNITY CHURCH (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • FLORID INN (Population served: 40, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • LARIOS GROCERY (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • SPRING VALLEY SUPERMARKET (137521) (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • WYATON HILLS GOLF COURSE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • ROYAL SUPER MARKET VEN MACHINE (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • SULLIVANS FOOD (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)
  • WALMART SUPERCENTER #636 (Population served: 25, Primary Water Source Type: Purch_groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 13.3%
(13.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 20.5% for Black residents, 17.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for American Indian residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% 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

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Princeton, IL

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 compared to Illinois state average:

Princeton, Illinois environmental map by EPA

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


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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 2011

School Enrollment by Level of School (%)


Princeton travel time to work - commute


Princeton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (87%)
  • Electricity (10%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • No fuel used (1%)
  • Other fuel (1%)

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Religion statistics for Princeton (based on Bureau County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 53.57%
Here53.6%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchUnited Methodist ChurchEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaUnited Church of ChristAmerican Baptist Churches in the USA
Adherents39.1%16.0%15.7%5.5%4.7%
Congregations21.4%18.6%8.6%8.6%7.1%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) The Evangelical Covenant ChurchBulgarian Orthodox Diocese of the USA General Conference Churches of GodOther
Adherents4.1%2.2%1.9%1.5%9.2%
Congregations4.3%1.4%1.4%1.4%27.1%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 4
Here:

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.
Illinois:

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
This county:

4.87 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

10.31 / 10,000 pop.
Illinois:

6.86 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Bureau County:

9.1%
State:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

26.0%
State:

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

13.7%
Illinois:

14.5%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 5$14,998$35,9951$342
Other Government Administration 3$20,382$81,5285$1,500
Police Protection - Officers 16$65,900$49,4251$184
Police - Other 1$2,536$30,4326$2,416
Firefighters 12$52,356$52,3568$11,554
Streets and Highways 10$36,202$43,4423$2,712
Hospitals 157$517,630$39,564176$430,652
Solid Waste Management 4$13,192$39,5761$1,012
Sewerage 4$16,872$50,6160$0
Water Supply 9$39,774$53,0321$938
Electric Power 18$97,442$64,9612$2,432
Local Libraries 3$8,276$33,1046$3,886
Other and Unallocable 6$25,218$50,4361$1,810
Totals for Government 248$910,778$44,070211$459,438

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $153,000 ($20.33)
    General - Other: $53,000 ($7.04)
  • Current Operations - Hospitals: $24,573,000 ($3265.51)
    Electric Utilities: $7,901,000 ($1049.97)
    Local Fire Protection: $1,739,000 ($231.10)
    Police Protection: $1,580,000 ($209.97)
    General - Other: $1,537,000 ($204.25)
    Regular Highways: $1,446,000 ($192.16)
    Financial Administration: $1,104,000 ($146.71)
    Water Utilities: $967,000 ($128.50)
    Solid Waste Management: $638,000 ($84.78)
    Sewerage: $617,000 ($81.99)
    Libraries: $389,000 ($51.69)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $314,000 ($41.73)
    Central Staff Services: $273,000 ($36.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $23,000 ($3.06)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.53)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $408,000 ($54.22)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Hospitals: $6,001,000 ($797.48)
    Water Utilities: $367,000 ($48.77)
    Central Staff Services: $99,000 ($13.16)
    Sewerage: $88,000 ($11.69)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $16,028,000 ($2129.97)

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

  • Charges - Hospital Public: $28,184,000 ($3745.38)
    Sewerage: $1,072,000 ($142.46)
    All Other: $642,000 ($85.32)
    Solid Waste Management: $542,000 ($72.03)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $3,532,000 ($469.37)
    Interest Earnings: $882,000 ($117.21)
    Fines and Forfeits: $9,000 ($1.20)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,552,000 ($1003.59)
    Water Utilities: $1,257,000 ($167.04)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $3,330,000 ($442.52)
    Highways: $216,000 ($28.70)
  • Tax - Property: $1,142,000 ($151.76)
    Other License: $33,000 ($4.39)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,547,000 ($870.03)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $6,101,000 ($810.76)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $446,000 ($59.27)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,983,000 ($2522.66)

5.63% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($33,800 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.63%
Illinois average:

5.66%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from La Salle County, IL  1.76% ($30,241 average AGI)
from Henry County, IL  0.35% ($23,160)
from Cook County, IL  0.33% ($41,370)


6.02% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,138 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.02%
Illinois average:

5.99%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to La Salle County, IL  1.52% ($30,479 average AGI)
to Putnam County, IL  0.30% ($28,465)
to Cook County, IL  0.30% ($22,238)

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.)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Princeton, Illinois:
  • Fatal accident count: 10
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 13
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 10
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 19
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 2
Illinois average:
  • Fatal accident count: 113
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 171
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 38
  • Fatalities: 122
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 302
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 18

See more detailed statistics of Princeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 5
Total length: 30 meters (98ft)
Total average daily traffic: 25,675
Total average daily truck traffic: 8,699


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 Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets6
AmericInn1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
Curves1Subway1
Dairy Queen1Super 81
Days Inn1U-Haul2
Econo Lodge1UPS1
FedEx1Walmart1
H&R Block1Wendy's1
KFC1
Browse common businesses in Princeton, IL


Princeton on our top lists:

  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Social scientists and related workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #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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  • Paul A. Stephens (5)
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Total of 38 patent applications in 2008-2014.

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