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The Princeton had a population of 30,508 as of July 1, 2020.
The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 40.3487 and longitude -74.659 in Mercer County. The formal boundaries for the Princeton 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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Princeton: Prince Town, Princes Town, Princetown, Stony Brook.
|Total Population||30,508 (100%)|
|Population in Households||24,473 (80.2%)|
|Population in Families||18,888 (61.9%)|
|Population in Group Quarters1||6,035 (19.8%)|
|Median Household Income||$130,313|
|Average Household Income||$199,633|
|% of Income for Mortgage4||28%|
|Per Capita Income||$67,358|
|Total HU (Housing Units)||10,901 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,365 (49.2%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,814 (44.2%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||722 ( 6.6%)|
|Median Home Value||$863,337|
|Average Home Value||$1,024,879|
|Housing Affordability Index3||81|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.85%|
|Per Capita Income||1.84%|
|Owner Occupied HU||0.7%|
The table below compares Princeton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2020 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||# 30||95th|
|Population Density||# 364||33rd|
|Median Household Income||# 87||84th|
|Housing Affordability Index||# 79||14th|
|Per Capita Income||# 80||86th|
|Diversity Index||# 141||74th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.