The Princeton had a population of 30,232 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
Alternate Unofficial Names for Princeton: Prince Town, Princes Town, Princetown, Stony Brook.
|Population in Households||24,149|
|Population in Familes||18,798|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||6,083|
|Median Household Income||$130,145|
|Average Household Income||$191,122|
|Per Capita Income||$71,810|
|Total Housing Units||10,918 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||5,427 (49.7%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||4,630 (42.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||861 ( 7.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$798,835|
|Average Home Value||$909,794|
|Average Household Size||2.4|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.32%|
|Per Capita Income||2.17%|
The table below compares Princeton to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 363||34th|
|Diversity Index||# 148||73rd|
|Median Household Income||# 67||88th|
|Per Capita Income||# 46||92nd|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE New Jersey Census Data Comparison Tool.