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Bureau County, Illinois

700 S Main St
Princeton, IL 61356
Phone: (815) 875-2014
Fax: (815) 879-4803

In north-central IL, east of Moline; organized Feb 28, 1837 from Putnam County. Name Origin: Anglicized version of Pierre de Bureo (Buero), a French trader with the Indians

Area (sq mi):: 873.30 (land 868.56; water 4.74) Population per square mile: 40.70
Population 2005: 35,330 State rank: 43 Population change: 2000-20005 -0.50%; 1990-2000 -0.50% Population 2000: 35,503 (White 93.50%; Black or African American 0.30%; Hispanic or Latino 4.90%; Asian 0.50%; Other 2.40%). Foreign born: 2.60%. Median age: 39.60
Income 2000: per capita $19,542; median household $40,233; Population below poverty level: 7.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $25,379-$26,600
Unemployment (2004): 6.40% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.90% Median travel time to work: 20.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 37.80%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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