Princeton, Indiana Population 2020

8,722

Princeton is a city located in Indiana. With a 2020 population of 8,722, it is the 88th largest city in Indiana and the 3386th largest city in the United States. Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 0.46% annually and its population has increased by 0.90% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,644 in 2010. Princeton reached it's highest population of 8,976 in 1980. Spanning over 5 miles, Princeton has a population density of 1,721 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $55,650 with a poverty rate of 14.05%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $647 per month, and the median house value is $84,800. The median age in Princeton is 36.8 years, 36.4 years for males, and 37.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 107.4 males.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 90.85%
  • Black or African American: 6.03%
  • Two or more races: 2.76%
  • Other race: 0.23%
  • Asian: 0.13%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, Indiana is 8,722, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,642.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,644.

Princeton, Indiana Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,83890.85%
Black or African American5206.03%
Two or More Races2382.76%
Some Other Race200.23%
Asian110.13%

Princeton Population Pyramid 2020

Princeton Median Age

36.8


Total

36.4


Male

37.8


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 6,495 adults, (1,584 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

75.7

Age Dependency Ratio

32.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

43.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

4,160

48.22%

Male

4,467

51.78%

Princeton Households and Families

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married84.7%15.3%
All60.9%39.1%
Male49.4%50.6%
Non Family45.4%54.6%
Female38.9%61.1%

60.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,3862.4160.9
Married1,4152.9984.7
Non Family1,2511.2445.4
Female5603.3238.9
Male1603.1649.4

2.97

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

7.3%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.2%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Princeton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2404.23%
9th to 12th Grade4387.72%
High School Graduate2,21339.02%
Some College1,36824.12%
Associates Degree75813.36%
Bachelors Degree4347.65%
Graduate Degree2213.90%

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White5,2834,659629
Black28625526
Hispanic5242
Multiple Races2418
Other Race209
Asian1111

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 11.91%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$31,495$38,750$24,861
Less Than High School$20,500$$28,750
High School Grad$30,138$32,069$21,711
Some College$33,365$44,653$26,164
Bachelors Degree$31,865$$28,438
Graduate Degree$59,375$62,188$

$31,495

Average Earnings

$38,750

Average Male

$24,861

Average Female

Princeton Language

Princeton Language by Age

Princeton Language

97.41% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 2.59% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.06% of the population.

Princeton Poverty

Princeton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,29293112.77%
Multiple23313357.08%
Black466469.87%
Hispanic1261612.70%
Asian1111100.00%
Other16743.75%

14.05%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.45%

Male Poverty Rate

13.64%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Asian, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Black, with 9.87% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.17%. Among those working part-time, it was 19.65%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.45%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School31.14%
High School12.24%
Some College6.01%
Bachelors or Greater3.34%
Name Poverty
Male Unemployed22.43%
Female Unemployed11.11%
Female Employed9.96%
Male Employed6.50%

Princeton Income

Princeton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$45,274$55,650
Families$52,608$66,369
Married Families$66,536-
Non Families$24,334$35,042

Princeton Marital Status

Princeton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

43.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.8%

Male Marriage Rate

44.2%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeton Married by Age and Sex

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

Princeton Veterans

634

Number of Veterans

620

Male Veterans

14

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam255
First Gulf War95
World War II49
Korea43
Second Gulf War42
Age Group Veterans
75+244
65 to 74160
35 to 54127
55 to 6496
18 to 347
Name Veterans % of Total
White5989.96%
Black369.16%

$Princeton Veterans by Education

12.48%

Veteran Poverty Rate

44.64%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Employment Status

57%

Labor Force Participation

55%

Employment Rate

3.5%

Unemployment Rate

Princeton 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

75.23%

Born in Indiana

97.60%

Native Born

2.40%

Foreign Born

1.95%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

97.60% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 75.23% having been born in Indiana. 1.95% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20208,722400.46%
20198,682400.46%
20188,642-2-0.02%
20178,644400.46%
20168,60430.03%
20158,601-15-0.17%
20148,616290.34%
20138,587-39-0.45%
20128,626-25-0.29%
20118,651-23-0.27%
20108,6744990.59%
20008,175480.06%
19908,127-849-0.99%
19808,9761,5451.91%
19707,431-475-0.62%
19607,9062330.30%
19507,673-113-0.15%
19407,7862810.37%
19307,5053730.51%
19207,1326841.01%
19106,4484070.65%
19006,0412,9656.98%
18903,0765101.83%
18802,5660.00%