The Princeton had a population of 28,703 as of July 1, 2016.
The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 40.3581 and longitude -74.6664 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Princeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 17.93 sq. miles and a water area of 0.43 sq. miles. Mercer County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 213 feet.
The Princeton (GNIS ID: 2743608) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Princeton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Princeton: Prince Town, Princes Town, Princetown, Stony Brook.
|Population in Households||22,958|
|Population in Familes||17,852|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||5,745|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||10,454 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,462 (52.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,109 (39.3%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||883 ( 8.4%)|
|Median Home Value||$792,971|
|Average Home Value||$802,751|
|Median Household Income||$117,908|
|Average Household Income||$179,089|
|Per Capita Income||$67,905|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.36%|
|Per Capita Income||1.59%|
The table below compares Princeton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 32||94th|
|Population Density1||# 372||32nd|
|Diversity Index2||# 157||71st|
|Median Household Income||# 71||87th|
|Per Capita Income||# 39||93rd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.