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 2.48 people per household. The vacancy rate was 7.5%, 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 $67,660, and 3.5% of families and 6.6% of individuals are below the federal poverty line. 4.5% of those under 18 are in poverty, and 4.4% of those 65 years or older.

Year Population Growth 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%
201028,61614,413101.48%
200014,2032,18718.20%
199012,016-19-0.16%
198012,035-276-2.24%
197012,3114213.54%
196011,890-340-2.78%
195012,2304,51158.44%
19407,71972710.40%
19306,9921,07518.17%
19205,91778115.21%
19105,1361,23731.73%
19003,89947713.94%
18903,4222136.64%
18803,20941114.69%
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
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander

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

Princeton Nj Population Pyramid 2018

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Princeton Nj Median Age

32.8


Total

29.1


Male

37.2


Female

Lancaster Adults

There are 26,126 adults 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 Housing Indicators

Indicator Value
Median Number of Rooms (per House)
6.6
Houses Without Mortgage
2,285
Houses With Mortgage
3,484
Vacancy Rate
7.5
Median Rent
1,396
Median Home Value
811,700
Renter-Occupied Units
4,204
Owner-Occupied Units
5,769
Total Housing Units
10,785

This chart shows the employment and labor force participation rates in Princeton Nj for residents over 16 years of age. The 2015 unemployment rate is 3.1% and the labor force participation rate is 62.6%.

Princeton Nj Family/Household Indicators

Indicator Value
Average Household Size
2.48
Average Family Size
3.04
Total Households
9973
Married Couple Households
5734
Male Householder (no wife) Families
216
Female Householder (no husband) Families
580
Non Family Households
3443
Total Families
6530
Households With Own Children
2818
Unmarried Partner Households (Opposite Sex)
2.7
Unmarried Partner Households (Same Sex)
0

Princeton Nj Income Distribution

Indicator Value
Under $10,000
431
$10,000 to $14,999
140
$15,000 to $24,999
467
$25,000 to $34,999
702
$35,000 to $49,999
712
$50,000 to $74,999
1,098
$75,000 to $99,999
837
$100,000 to $149,999
1,312
$150,000 to $199,999
1,033
Over $200,000
3,241

Princeton Nj Household Income

Income

Median

Mean

Princeton Nj

New Jersey

$118,467

$73,702

$200,430

$101,634

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Princeton Nj Education Data

Princeton Nj Educational Attainment (over 25)

Indicator Value Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade
4582.55%
9th to 12th Grade
3181.77%
High School Graduate
1,3597.58%
Some College
1,2386.90%
Associates Degree
4432.47%
Bachelors Degree
4,38224.43%
Graduate Degree
9,74054.30%