Princeton, Iowa Population 2024

911

Princeton is a city located in Scott County Iowa. Princeton has a 2024 population of 911. Princeton is currently declining at a rate of -0.33% annually and its population has decreased by -1.62% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 926 in 2020.

The average household income in Princeton is $92,786 with a poverty rate of 5.1%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Princeton is 45.5 years, 44 years for males, and 49.6 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Princeton was:

  • White: 93.2%
  • Two or more races: 6.69%
  • Native American: 0.11%
  • Black or African American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
State
Iowa
Land Area (mi²)
2.6 sq mi
Density (mi²)
353.60/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.62% (-15)
The current population of Princeton, Iowa is 911 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 926.

Princeton, Iowa Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White82293.2%
Two or more races596.69%
Native American10.11%
Black or African American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

White

Two or more races

Native American

Black or African American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid 2024

Princeton Median Age

45.5

Total

44

Male

49.6

Female

Princeton Adults

There are 720 adults, (182 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

63.9

Age Dependency Ratio

33.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

30.1

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female42448.07%
Male45851.93%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3612.4482.317.7
Married1802.8186.713.3
Non Family1171.5778.621.4
Male362.3358.341.7
Female283.861000
showing: 5 rows

2.75

Average Family Size

2.44

Average Household Size

82.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Princeton Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Princeton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 25.93%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$53,289

Average Earnings

$58,125

Average Male

$46,500

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Princeton Language

99.28% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 0.72% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 0.48% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White820455.49%
showing: 1 rows

5.1%

Overall Poverty Rate

6.99%

Male Poverty Rate

3.07%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is White, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is White, with 5.49% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.66%. Among those working part-time, it was 7.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 11.89%.

Princeton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade33.33%
Some College3.26%
Bachelors or Greater2.99%
High School2.56%
showing: 4 rows

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed37.04%
Male Employed4.26%
Female Employed3.2%
Female Unemployed
showing: 4 rows

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

50.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.3%

Male Marriage Rate

56.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Princeton Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 55-64.

Princeton Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Princeton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

102

Number of Veterans

90

Male Veterans

12

Female Veterans

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Princeton Veterans by War

count

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Princeton Veterans by Age

count

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Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

20.59%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

68.3%

Labor Force Participation

64.4%

Employment Rate

5.7%

Unemployment Rate

Princeton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Princeton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Princeton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

73.24%

Born in Princeton

100%

Native Born

Foreign Born

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

100% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 73.24% having been born in Iowa. of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Princeton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
2029896-3-0.33%
2028899-3-0.33%
2027902-3-0.33%
2026905-3-0.33%
2025908-3-0.33%
2024911-3-0.33%
2023914-3-0.33%
2022917-3-0.33%
2021920-6-0.65%
2020926-30-3.14%
201995610.1%
2018955
201795510.1%
2016954
201595430.32%
2014951161.71%
2013935131.41%
2012922222.44%
201190080.9%
2010892
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Princeton Population by Year