Princeville, Illinois

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Princeville, Illinois

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High Points

Princeville strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Illinois):

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Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. State)
Top 9% Princeville Walking and Biking to Work

Comparative Profile of Princeville, Illinois

Comparing Princeville to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Illinois (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 8 6
Children Under 5 Years Old 7 7
Senior Citizens 7 7
Female Share of the Population 6 6
Male Share of the Population 6 5
Age of the Population 5 6
Racial Diversity 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 7 6
Average Household Size 5 5


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
Median Family Income 8 6
People Above Poverty 8 6
College Educated Adults 6 6

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 10
Short Commute Times 7 8
Public Transportation Use 5 4
Working at Home 4 4


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People Living Alone 5 5
Affordability of Rents 4 6
Housing Recently Built 4 5
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 5
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 3 3
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 3 6

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Princeville Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 18 miles NW of Peoria, Illinois (center to center)
Nearest Large City 126 miles SW of Chicago, Illinois
County Peoria
Metro Area Peoria - Pekin
Standard Zip Codes 61559
Phone Area Codes 309
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 40.929
Longitude -89.757

Princeville Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 30 F
Apr Temp 37 to 63 F
Jul Temp 61 to 85 F
Oct Temp 39 to 65 F
Annual Precip 38.2 inches
Station GALVA
Distance 22.7 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 39 to 61 F
Jul Temp 64 to 85 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 37.8 inches
Station KEWANEE 1 E
Distance 23.4 miles
Jan Temp 10 to 28 F
Apr Temp 37 to 60 F
Jul Temp 62 to 84 F
Oct Temp 39 to 63 F
Annual Precip 35.7 inches
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Princeville Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,621 100%
Male 780 48.1%
Female 841 51.9%
Under 18 429 26.5%
18+ 1,192 73.5%
65+ 280 17.3%
Median Age 37.2
Average Family Size 3.02
White 1,582 97.6%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 2 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 5 0.3%
Other 21 1.3%
Mixed Race 11 0.7%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 44 2.7%

Estimated Princeville Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,574
Growth -47
Growth % -2.9%

Princeville Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 36.3%
English 16.5%
US/American 11.6%
Irish 11.2%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 9.8%
Scotch-Irish 1.9%
Swedish 1.9%
Polish 1.5%
French (except Basque) 1.4%
Scottish 1.4%
Italian 1.2%
Swiss 1.1%
Norwegian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Danish 0.5%
British 0.3%
European 0.3%
Finnish 0.3%
Austrian 0.3%
Lithuanian 0.2%
Lebanese 0.2%
Scandinavian 0.2%
Czech 0.2%
Belgian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Princeville, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Monica (61559)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Princeville 1,621 $49,118
Brimfield 933 $42,083
Chillicothe 5,996 $50,981
Dunlap 926 $62,000
Toulon 1,400 $40,078
Williamsfield 620 $46,875
Wyoming 1,424 $41,797

Princeville Public Libraries

Lillie M. Evans L.d.
Princeville, Illinois
(309) 385-4540
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Student/teacher ratio: 13.3

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