Princeton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)96322291
Median age44.137.437.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%55%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1844%44%43%
Speak English97%77%79%
Speak Spanish2%13%13%
Princeton, IL has a population of 7,741 and is the 4,820th largest city in the United States. The population density is 963 per sq mi which is 333% higher than the Illinois average and 963% higher than the national average. The median age in Princeton is 44 which is approximately 18% higher than the Illinois average of 37. In Princeton, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 97% speak English and 2% speak Spanish. 85% of Princeton residents were born in Illinois, 13% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Princeton is 333% higher than Illinois.
  • The median age in Princeton is 18% higher than Illinois.
  • In Princeton 96.55% of the population is White.
  • In Princeton 0.32% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Princeton 0.72% of the population is Asian.

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Princeton population breakdown by race

Black or African American0.32%14.30%12.63%
American Indian0.21%0.23%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.03%0.18%
Mixed race1.24%2.34%3.06%
Other race0.96%5.86%4.75%
In Princeton, 6.7% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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Source: The Princeton, IL demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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