Princeville, Illinois

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Motto: The Village With A Vision
Country United States
State Illinois
County Peoria
Coordinates 40°55′54″N 89°45′21″W / 40.93167°N 89.75583°W / 40.93167; -89.75583Coordinates: 40°55′54″N 89°45′21″W / 40.93167°N 89.75583°W / 40.93167; -89.75583
Area 1.66 sq mi (4 km2)
 - land 1.66 sq mi (4 km2)
 - water 0.00 sq mi (0 km2)
Population 1,738 (2010)
Density 1,239.4 / sq mi (479 / km2)
Timezone CST (UTC-6)
 - summer (DST) CDT (UTC-5)
Postal code 61559
Area code 309
Location of Princeville within Illinois
Location of Princeville within Illinois
Wikimedia Commons: Category:Princeville, Illinois

Princeville is a village in Peoria County, Illinois, United States. The population was 1,738 at the 2010 census, up from 1,621 at the 2000 census. It is part of the Peoria, Illinois Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Princeville is located at 40°55′54″N 89°45′21″W / 40.93167°N 89.75583°W / 40.93167; -89.75583 (40.931573, -89.755701).[1]

According to the 2010 census, the village has a total area of 1.66 square miles (4.3 km2), all land.[2]


Subway is coming to Princeville in 2017.[citation needed]


Princeville has a humid continental climate (Köppen Dfa), with cold, snowy winters, and hot, humid summers. Monthly daily mean temperatures range from 22.5 °F (−5.3 °C) to 75.2 °F (24.0 °C). Snowfall is common in the winter, averaging 26.3 inches (67 cm), but this figure varies considerably for different years. Precipitation, averaging at 36 inches (914 mm), peaks in the spring and summer, and is the least in winter. Extremes have ranged from −27 °F (−33 °C) in January 1884 to 113 °F (45 °C) in July 1936.[citation needed]


As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 1,621 people, 659 households, and 452 families residing in the village. The population density was 1,239.4 people per square mile (477.8/km²). There were 748 housing units at an average density of 571.9 per square mile (220.5/km²). The racial makeup of the village was 97.59% White, 0.31% Native American, 0.12% Asian, 1.30% from other races, and 0.68% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.71% of the population.

There were 659 households out of which 33.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.4% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.3% were non-families. 28.2% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.2% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.46 and the average family size was 3.02.

In the village the population was spread out with 26.5% under the age of 18, 7.3% from 18 to 24, 27.5% from 25 to 44, 21.5% from 45 to 64, and 17.3% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 37 years. For every 100 females there were 92.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 89.8 males.

The median income for a household in the village was $40,060, and the median income for a family was $49,118. Males had a median income of $31,957 versus $22,727 for females. The per capita income for the village was $19,137. About 6.7% of families and 6.7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 8.2% of those under age 18 and 3.3% of those age 65 or over.

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SR 90 in Princeville runs East, and West through Princeville. SR 91 shares with SR 90 until it gets to Santa FE Ave in Princeville. Those highways are all two lane highways.


Princeville is district 326. They have 17 buses for students. It is a district with Princeville High School, and one Elementary School. Princeville is a small community school district.


  1. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23. 
  2. ^ "2010 Census U.S. Gazetteer Files for Places – Illinois". United States Census. Retrieved 2012-10-13. 
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31. 

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