Princeton, NJ 08544 ZIP Code Profile

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ZIP Code 08544: Basic Data & USPS Preferred City Name

Preferred Name, USPS
Princeton, NJ 08544

Not Acceptable, USPS
Princeton University, NJ 08544

  • County: Mercer County
  • Centroid: Latitude 40.345, Longitude -74.656
  • Time Zone: Eastern Time Zone (UTC -5 hours)
  • Observes DST: Yes
  • Businesses Addresses: 0
  • PO Box Addresses: 0
  • Residential Addresses: 0
    • Multi-Family Addresses: 0
    • Single Family Addresses: 0

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Database updated: May 1, 2018, Maps updated: February 1, 2018.

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Princeton, NJ 08544 Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 5,333
Daytime Population: Workers 1,167
Daytime Population: Residents 3,191
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 4,358
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.82
Population in Households 602
Population in Familes 437
Population in Group Qrtrs 4,731
Population Density2 9,246
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $114,055
Average Household Income $160,175
Per Capita Income $41,795


Total Housing Units 226 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 74 (32.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 97 (42.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 55 (24.3%)
Median Home Value $833,333
Average Home Value $819,257


Total Households 171
Average Household Size 3.52
Family Households 96
Average Family Size 5
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.41% 0.0%
Households -0.32% -0.24%
Families -0.42% -0.21%
Median Household Income   2.45%
Per Capita Income   0.33%

Princeton, NJ 08544 - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares 08544 to the other 579 ZIP Codes in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 417 28th
Population Density # 61 90th
Diversity Index # 137 77th
Median Household Income # 113 81st
Per Capita Income # 249 57th

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