Princeton, New Jersey Population 2018

Princeton, New Jersey's estimated population is 31,822 according to the most recent United States census estimates. Princeton, New Jersey is the 26th largest city in New Jersey based on official 2017 estimates from the US Census Bureau.

The population density is 1774.12 people/mi² (684.99 people/km²), with a household density of 232.15 people/km² (601.28 people/mi²).

The overall median age is 32.8 years, 29.1 years for males, and 37.2 years for females. For every 100 females there are 106.3 males.

Based on data from the American Community Survey, in 2017 there were 10,785 households in the city, with an average size of people per household. The homeowner vacancy rate was 2.9%, with a median rent of $1396/month. The median house has 6.6 rooms, and has a value of $811,700.

The median income for households in Princeton, New Jersey is $118,467, while the mean household income is $200,430. The per capita income is $, and % of families and % of individuals are below the federal poverty line. % of those under 18 are in poverty, and % of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
201731,8224071.30%
201631,4159553.14%
201530,4605201.74%
201429,940220.07%
201329,9183941.33%
201229,5241,3744.88%
201128,150-466-1.63%
201028,61614,4137.26%
200014,2032,1871.69%
199012,016-19-0.02%
198012,035-276-0.23%
197012,3114210.35%
196011,890-340-0.28%
195012,2304,5114.71%
19407,7197270.99%
19306,9921,0751.68%
19205,9177811.43%
19105,1361,2372.79%
19003,8994771.31%
18903,4222130.64%
18803,2094111.38%
18702,7980.00%

Population by Race

Race Population
White22,501
Asian4,645
Black or African American1,846
Two or More Races755
Some Other Race401
American Indian and Alaska Native20

Race Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey)

Princeton Nj Population Pyramid 2018

0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Male Population0%2%4%6%8%10%12%14% Female Population80757065605550454035302520151050

Data via US Census (2016 ACS 5-Year Survey): Table S0101

Princeton Nj Median Age

32.8


Total

29.1


Male

37.2


Female

Princeton Nj Adults

There are 24,768 adults, (4,495 of which are seniors) in Princeton Nj.

Princeton Nj Age Dependency

48.8

Age Dependency Ratio

22.1

Old Age Dependency Ratio

26.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Nj Sex Ratio

Female

14,624

48.48%

Male

15,544

51.52%

Princeton Nj Households and Families

Princeton Nj Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Princeton Nj Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married74.1%25.9%
Female71%29%
All57.8%42.2%
Non Family30.4%69.6%
Male29.2%70.8%

57.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Nj Households by Type

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,9732.4857.8
Married5,7343.0774.1
Non Family3,4431.3430.4
Female5803.0771
Male2163.2229.2

3.04

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

2.7%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Princeton Nj Households

Princeton Nj Education

Princeton Nj Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4582.55%
9th to 12th Grade3181.77%
High School Graduate1,3597.58%
Some College1,2386.90%
Associates Degree4432.47%
Bachelors Degree4,38224.43%
Graduate Degree9,74054.30%

Princeton Nj Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White12,94212,56210,990
Asian2,4642,3972,137
Hispanic1,4001,193460
Black980858411
Other Race23819871
Multiple Races15015096
Native American1616

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 86.73%.

Princeton Nj Earnings by Educational Attainment

Name Average Male Female
Overall$64,338$84,361$48,064
Less Than High School$19,942$19,331$31,000
High School Grad$15,250$$16,208
Some College$38,819$50,000$28,071
Bachelors Degree$53,781$88,214$45,554
Graduate Degree$90,260$117,045$65,344

$64,338

Average Earnings

$84,361

Average Male

$48,064

Average Female

Princeton Nj Language

Princeton Nj Language by Age

Princeton Nj Language

67.66% of Princeton Nj residents speak only English, while 32.34% speak other languages. The largest non-English language is OtherIndoEuro, which is spoken by 12.85% of the population.

Princeton Nj Poverty

Princeton Nj Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White17,2667284.22%
Asian3,53244312.54%
Hispanic2,10122810.85%
Black1,28814711.41%
Other3557621.41%
Native201680.00%
Multiple575142.43%

6.59%

Overall Poverty Rate

4.61%

Male Poverty Rate

8.70%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton Nj

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton Nj is Native, with 80.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton Nj is Multiple, with 2.43% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 10.75%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 13.90%.

Princeton Nj Poverty Rate by Education

Name Poverty
High School16.03%
Some College8.36%
Less Than High School8.33%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%

Princeton Nj Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Name Poverty
Female Unemployed41.63%
Male Unemployed21.28%
Female Employed5.58%
Male Employed1.63%

Princeton Nj Income

Princeton Nj Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$118,467$200,430
Families$181,455$265,469
Married Families$197,200$
Non Families$51,373$75,053

Princeton Nj Marital Status

Princeton Nj Marital Status

Marriage Rates

47.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

48.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeton Nj Married by Age and Sex

Princeton Nj Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45To54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45To54.

Princeton Nj Marital Status by Race

Princeton Nj Veterans

Princeton Nj Veterans by War

645

Number of Veterans

639

Male Veterans

6

Female Veterans

Name Veterans
Korea173
Vietnam124
World War II101
First Gulf War11
Second Gulf War6

Princeton Nj Veterans by Age

Name Veterans
75+391
65 to 74116
35 to 5481
55 to 6457
18 to 34

Princeton Nj Veterans by Race

Name Veterans % of Total
White5983.23%
Black472.94%

Princeton Nj Veterans by Education

3.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.87%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Nj Employment Status

Princeton Nj Employment by Age

62.6%

Labor Force Participation

59.5%

Employment Rate

4.9%

Unemployment Rate

Princeton Nj Employment by Race

Princeton Nj Employment by Education

Princeton Nj Place of Birth

Origin of Non Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

27.17%

Born in New Jersey

73.76%

Native Born

26.24%

Foreign Born

15.03%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

73.76% of Princeton Nj residents were born in the United States, with 27.17% having been born in New Jersey. 15.03% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.