Latest Data (2018)
Population 1,377
Nationwide Rank 9048

Quick Facts

Princeton, North Carolina is the 9,048th largest city in the United States as of 2018.

Princeton, North Carolina is a town.

Princeton, North Carolina is as large as it has ever been. In 2018 Princeton had its largest population ever.

Princeton, North Carolina is growing extremely quickly. It is growing faster than 90% of similarly sized cities since 2000.

Similarly Sized Cities In US

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
9038 Flomaton, Alabama 1,378 -13.0%
9039 Glyndon, Minnesota 1,378 30.6%
9040 Oblong, Illinois 1,378 -12.6%
9041 Russells Point, Ohio 1,378 -14.6%
9042 South Carthage, Tennessee 1,378 5.6%
9043 Velda City, Missouri 1,378 -14.5%
9044 Carbondale, Kansas 1,377 -6.8%
9045 Duenweg, Missouri 1,377 19.4%
9046 Elmore, Ohio 1,377 -2.5%
9047 Hughestown, Pennsylvania 1,377 -10.3%
9048 Princeton, North Carolina 1,377 24.9%
9049 Rice, Minnesota 1,377 93.9%
9050 Cut and Shoot, Texas 1,376 17.8%
9051 Kinsley, Kansas 1,376 -16.3%
9052 Milford, Utah 1,376 -5.2%
9053 St. Leo, Florida 1,376 132.0%
9054 Fayette, Iowa 1,374 1.8%
9055 Reese, Michigan 1,374 -3.6%
9056 Swepsonville, North Carolina 1,374 41.0%
9057 Auburn, Kentucky 1,373 -5.1%
9058 Gleason, Tennessee 1,373 -6.4%

Similarly Sized Cities In North Carolina

US Rank Name Population Growth
2000-2018
6509 Cajah's Mountain 2,736 1.1%
6527 Sylva 2,724 11.8%
6535 Troutman 2,720 54.0%
6548 Marshville 2,712 14.0%
6564 Wentworth 2,702 -2.7%
6573 Wilson's Mills 2,689 96.9%
6586 Tobaccoville 2,680 17.2%
6626 Liberty 2,656 -0.1%
6628 Grifton 2,654 17.1%
6643 La Grange 2,634 -7.0%
6661 Bermuda Run 2,616 83.0%
6666 Fairmont 2,611 0.1%
6683 Holly Ridge 2,598 213.0%
6751 Wrightsville Beach 2,542 -1.9%
6805 Haw River 2,499 31.0%
6808 Carthage 2,497 25.7%
6858 Coats 2,464 31.9%
6902 Norwood 2,431 -5.9%
6925 Surf City 2,417 63.7%
6986 Mayodan 2,371 -3.9%
6992 Maxton 2,368 -12.8%
7052 St. Pauls 2,332 15.9%
7066 Laurel Park 2,321 16.9%
7072 Enfield 2,314 -5.5%
7102 Green Level 2,295 5.6%
7229 Jonesville 2,209 -2.3%
7234 Calabash 2,205 70.1%
7252 Four Oaks 2,190 30.8%
7277 Franklinton 2,175 24.1%
7278 Taylorsville 2,174 19.6%
7324 Spruce Pine 2,148 5.5%
7327 Rockwell 2,147 8.9%
7358 Navassa 2,119 53.2%
7362 Madison 2,118 -6.4%
7370 Hertford 2,113 1.8%
7406 Kure Beach 2,102 35.0%
7476 Belville 2,073 74.7%
7488 Cape Carteret 2,067 66.4%
7547 Mars Hill 2,032 15.0%
7585 Sharpsburg 2,014 -16.8%
7591 Hildebran 2,010 6.4%
7625 Yanceyville 1,994 -7.5%
7647 Pine Level 1,978 30.0%
7660 Badin 1,969 58.9%
7701 Mount Pleasant 1,952 34.6%
7721 Princeville 1,939 89.9%
7809 Oakboro 1,894 57.8%
7857 Scotland Neck 1,872 -20.4%
7902 Drexel 1,851 -3.7%
7935 Andrews 1,833 12.3%
8099 Hemby Bridge 1,761 24.3%
8107 Sparta 1,759 -3.2%
8169 Biscoe 1,728 2.5%
8184 Chadbourn 1,724 -18.5%
8266 Ramseur 1,690 3.4%
8297 Richlands 1,676 72.4%
8315 Denton 1,666 1.5%
8338 Murphy 1,654 5.9%
8350 Burnsville 1,647 1.6%
8355 Connelly Springs 1,645 -10.5%
8367 Bladenboro 1,640 -4.2%
8402 Rose Hill 1,623 21.8%
8434 Tryon 1,612 -8.6%
8446 Bethel 1,607 -8.6%
8507 Belhaven 1,580 -19.7%
8577 East Spencer 1,549 -11.7%
8582 Pinebluff 1,549 34.3%
8584 Dobson 1,548 5.6%
8586 Kenly 1,547 -8.0%
8598 Jefferson 1,541 11.4%
8624 Stanfield 1,531 36.9%
8642 Snow Hill 1,522 -1.9%
8688 Atlantic Beach 1,505 -16.0%
8733 Weldon 1,490 -16.6%
8750 Glen Alpine 1,482 33.2%
8834 Bryson City 1,450 2.6%
8863 Manteo 1,438 20.1%
8903 Pilot Mountain 1,422 10.7%
8958 Biltmore Forest 1,403 -2.7%
8960 Lake Waccamaw 1,403 -0.6%
8972 Claremont 1,401 31.6%
9048 Princeton 1,377 24.9%
9056 Swepsonville 1,374 41.0%
9080 Robersonville 1,363 -21.1%
9096 Walnut Cove 1,355 -7.5%
9137 Youngsville 1,340 97.3%
9156 Pine Knoll Shores 1,332 -12.0%
9210 West Jefferson 1,313 12.1%
9218 Rutherford College 1,310 0.1%
9228 Blowing Rock 1,307 -7.6%
9229 Spring Hope 1,307 2.7%
9235 Beulaville 1,305 20.6%
9238 Cedar Point 1,304 58.4%
9247 Clyde 1,301 -2.9%
9296 Elm City 1,288 -8.7%
9322 Broadway 1,281 22.1%
9371 Fremont 1,265 -13.3%
9408 Pinetops 1,254 -10.8%
9441 Stoneville 1,243 23.6%
9458 Bayboro 1,236 0.0%
9506 Maggie Valley 1,220 33.1%
9565 Robbins 1,204 0.5%
9649 Franklinville 1,179 -10.5%
9667 Roseboro 1,175 -7.2%
9730 Boonville 1,156 4.3%
9753 Lake Lure 1,152 12.6%
9769 Mount Gilead 1,148 -18.0%
9826 Lucama 1,131 29.1%
9957 Banner Elk 1,091 26.4%
10033 Stedman 1,068 54.5%
10070 Norlina 1,058 -3.8%
10168 Alamance 1,032 205.3%
10175 Gaston 1,030 6.0%
10202 Rhodhiss 1,023 79.1%
10224 Foxfire 1,017 118.7%
10270 Rowland 1,006 -12.0%
10326 Columbus 995 -1.9%
10378 Ellerbe 983 -5.8%
10428 Brunswick 971 169.7%
10437 Vanceboro 970 7.8%
10438 Highlands 969 5.2%
10444 Cooleemee 968 6.7%
10481 Maysville 962 -3.8%
10483 Dortches 961 18.6%
10484 Faison 961 28.6%
10522 Magnolia 953 2.1%
10545 Belwood 947 -3.0%
10620 Garysburg 932 -25.0%
10690 Old Fort 919 -4.4%
10743 Marshall 907 7.8%
10820 Fair Bluff 889 -24.5%
10850 Cleveland 881 8.8%
10937 Walnut Creek 862 0.5%
10964 Oriental 857 -2.7%
10980 Kenansville 855 -25.5%
11015 Rich Square 849 -22.2%
11019 Star 848 6.1%
11052 Warrenton 843 -8.3%
11073 Taylortown 839 -1.7%
11080 Dobbins Heights 837 -10.0%
11085 Montreat 836 32.4%
11118 Ellenboro 831 17.5%
11171 Middlesex 823 -2.0%
11197 Candor 818 -3.1%
11291 Faith 801 11.5%
11342 Chocowinity 793 8.3%
11361 Aulander 789 -14.1%
11390 Columbia 784 -11.5%
11400 Vass 783 1.4%
11416 White Lake 780 25.4%
11429 Stantonsburg 778 4.2%
11435 Wagram 777 -3.1%
11438 Northwest 776 14.2%
11484 Black Creek 766 6.9%
11536 Alliance 758 -3.3%
11571 Clarkton 753 7.1%
11575 Red Cross 753 -3.2%
11643 Conway 740 1.0%
11645 High Shoals 740 -3.2%
11655 North Topsail Beach 739 -12.0%
11710 Winton 729 -24.0%
11772 Peletier 719 31.6%
11817 Woodland 712 -15.8%
11847 Bogue 706 20.2%
11853 Whitakers 706 -11.5%
11879 Grover 701 -0.8%
11917 Misenheimer 695 11.3%
11936 Saluda 692 14.3%

Population History

Year Population Rank in US
2018 1,377 9,048
2017 1,333 9,152
2016 1,307 9,240
2015 1,284 9,298
2014 1,259 9,365
2013 1,252 9,387
2012 1,234 9,453
2011 1,221 9,484
2010 1,194 9,573
2009 1,322 9,074
2008 1,289 9,171
2007 1,253 9,255
2006 1,220 9,362
2005 1,192 9,442
2004 1,169 9,507
2003 1,147 9,598
2002 1,132 9,660
2001 1,113 9,712
2000 1,102 9,761
1990 1,133 9,237