Statewide Claims to Fame

Princeton is 3rd in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

Princeton is 7th in New Jersey out of 256 other cities in Residents with college degree (older than 25)

Princeton is 12th in New Jersey out of 179 other cities in Retail accommodation and food service sales

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General Demographics

Size Demographics

Size Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Current population (2012) 12,339 77th 8,864,590 313,914,040
Size in square miles 1.8 203rd 7,354.2 3,531,905.4
Population density (people per sqmi) 6,677.7 55th 1,195.5 87.4

People Demographics

Age Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Residents younger than 5 3.1% 253rd 6.0% 6.4%
Residents younger than 18 11.7% 254th 22.9% 23.5%
Residents 65 or older 10.2% 213th 14.1% 13.7%
Education Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Residents with high school diploma (older than 25) 91.7% 112th 87.6% 85.4%
Residents with college degree (older than 25) 72.5% 7th 35.0% 28.2%
Race Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Race - White 72.1% 164th 73.8% 77.9%
Race - Black or African American 6.4% 94th 14.7% 13.1%
Race - American Indian or Alaska Native 0.2% 130th 0.6% 1.2%
Race - Asian 13.5% 48th 9.0% 5.1%
Race - Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander 0.2% 3rd 0.1% 0.2%
Race - Two or More 3.5% 61st 1.9% 2.4%
Race - Hispanic or Latino 10.3% 122nd 18.5% 16.9%
Race - White, not Hispanic or Latino 66.6% 154th 58.2% 63.0%
Misc People Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Female residents 48.9% 240th 51.2% 50.8%
Foreign born residents 20.3% 103rd 20.6% 12.8%

Housing Demographics

Housing Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Housing units 3,488 163rd 3,562,553 132,312,404
Units inside multi-unit buildings 40.3% 76th 35.9% 25.9%
Households 2,919 179th 3,180,854 114,761,359
Home ownership rate 50.7% 210th 66.6% 66.1%
Home median value $618,900 28th $349,100 $186,200
People per household 2.3 228th 2.7 2.6

Income Demographics

Income Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Income per capita $37,328 104th $35,678 $27,915
Income per household $112,808 42nd $71,180 $52,762
Income below poverty line 5.4% 136th 9.4% 14.3%

Business Demographics

Business Demographics
Princeton Rank New Jersey US
Total businesses (including small businesses) 2,126 38th 781,622 27,092,908
Retail sales $243,541 59th $124,813,580 $3,3917,663,456
Retail sales per capita $18,068 49th $14,453 $12,990
Retail accommodation and food service sales $108,286 12th $19,993,613 $613,795,732

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