Princeton, Indiana Population 2024

8,455

Princeton is a city located in Gibson County Indiana. Princeton has a 2024 population of 8,455. It is also the county seat of Gibson County.Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 0.52% annually and its population has increased by 1.63% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 8,319 in 2020.

The average household income in Princeton is $72,745 with a poverty rate of 11.85%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Princeton is 38.5 years, 39.7 years for males, and 35.9 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 82.99%
  • Black or African American: 5.17%
  • Two or more races: 4.47%
  • Other race: 4.37%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 2.28%
  • Asian: 0.68%
  • Native American: 0.04%
State
Indiana
Land Area (mi²)
5.1 sq mi
Density (mi²)
1,668.40/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
1.63% (136)
The current population of Princeton, Indiana is 8,455 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 8,319.

Princeton, Indiana Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White6,92582.99%
Black or African American4315.17%
Two or more races3734.47%
Other race3654.37%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander1902.28%
Asian570.68%
Native American30.04%
showing: 7 rows

White

Black or African American

Two or more races

Other race

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Asian

Native American

Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid 2024

Princeton Median Age

38.5

Total

39.7

Male

35.9

Female

Princeton Adults

There are 6,456 adults, (1,379 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

64.3

Age Dependency Ratio

27.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.2

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female4,02548.24%
Male4,31951.76%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All3,2872.4161.538.5
Married1,3513.0981.918.1
Non Family1,2281.2640.659.4
Male3563.25941
Female3522.9658.241.8
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2.95

Average Family Size

2.41

Average Household Size

61.5%

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 asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 16.53%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$36,943

Average Earnings

$42,186

Average Male

$28,438

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

95.15% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 4.85% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.04% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
White6,46285713.26%
Black391338.44%
Other362256.91%
Hispanic430255.81%
Multiple370205.41%
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11.85%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.38%

Male Poverty Rate

16.51%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is White, with 13.26% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Multiple, with 5.41% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.97%. Among those working part-time, it was 21.11%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 20.59%.

Princeton Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.18%
High School11.63%
Bachelors or Greater4.06%
Some College3.63%
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Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Unemployed46.67%
Male Unemployed11.88%
Female Employed11.62%
Male Employed2.34%
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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

44.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.8%

Male Marriage Rate

43.9%

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

568

Number of Veterans

528

Male Veterans

40

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

20.04%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

62.7%

Labor Force Participation

61%

Employment Rate

2.7%

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

70.07%

Born in Princeton

96.5%

Native Born

3.5%

Foreign Born

2.1%

Non Citizen

1.4%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.5% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 70.07% having been born in Indiana. 2.1% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Princeton Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20298,675440.51%
20288,631440.51%
20278,587440.52%
20268,543440.52%
20258,499440.52%
20248,455440.52%
20238,411440.53%
20228,367440.53%
20218,32340.05%
20208,319-425-4.86%
20198,744430.49%
20188,701120.14%
20178,689370.43%
20168,652220.25%
20158,630-10-0.12%
20148,640280.33%
20138,612-38-0.44%
20128,650-24-0.28%
20118,674-23-0.26%
20108,6975226.39%
20008,175480.59%
19908,127-849-9.46%
19808,9761,54520.79%
19707,431-475-6.01%
19607,9062333.04%
19507,673-113-1.45%
19407,7862813.74%
19307,5053735.23%
19207,13268410.61%
19106,4484076.74%
19006,0412,96596.39%
18903,07651019.88%
18802,566
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Princeton Population by Year