Income/capita 14%
Household income 25%
Unemployment 13%
Income per capita$25,728$31,502$29,829
Median household income$41,566$59,196$55,322
Median income owner occupied$59,758$75,354$70,586
Median income renter occupied$21,897$34,488$35,192
Median earnings male$34,907$40,474$36,919
Median earnings female$20,506$27,197$26,250
Unemployment rate4.0%5.3%4.7%
Poverty level20.1%14.0%15.1%

Key findings

  • The income per capita in Princeton is 14% lower than the national average
  • The median household income in Princeton is 25% lower than the national average
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings
  • The unemployment rate in Princeton is 13% lower than the national average
  • The poverty level in Princeton is 33% higher than the national average

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      Princeton median earnings by income bracket

      Princeton employment by industry

      Labour TypeMaleFemale
      Construction industry5.1%0.5%
      Manufacturing sector27.9%2.4%
      Financial & insurance services1.8%7.6%
      Wholesale & retail services17.4%11.9%
      Public administration4.7%1.5%
      Transportation, warehousing & utilities7.7%1.3%
      Education, health & social services12.4%37.6%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      McNabb, IL305$73,50033%
      Hollowayville, IL52$71,87530%
      Arlington, IL199$61,87512%
      Ladd, IL1,178$61,34611%
      Cherry, IL478$61,25011%
      Princeton, IL7,741$41,56625%

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      City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
      Wading River, NY7,742$111,986102%
      Three Rivers, MI7,743$40,51127%
      Quincy, FL7,743$34,17538%
      Lander, WY7,744$52,5005%
      Southwest Ranches, FL7,745$90,55864%
      Princeton, IL7,741$41,56625%
      Source: The Princeton, IL employment data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).