Princeton, Indiana Population 2021

8,799
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Princeton is a city located in Gibson County Indiana. It is also the county seat of Gibson County. With a 2020 population of 8,799, it is the 88th largest city in Indiana and the 3371st largest city in the United States . Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 0.38% annually and its population has increased by 1.79% 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 1,736 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $57,185 with a poverty rate of 13.08%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $626 per month, and the median house value is $96,900. The median age in Princeton is 37.5 years, 37.1 years for males, and 37.9 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 89.88%
  • Black or African American: 6.76%
  • Two or more races: 3.12%
  • Other race: 0.13%
  • Asian: 0.12%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, Indiana is 8,799 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 8,700.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 8,644.

Princeton, Indiana Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White7,80589.88%
Black or African American5876.76%
Two or More Races2713.12%
Some Other Race110.13%
Asian100.12%
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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid $2021

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Princeton Median Age

37.5


Total

37.1


Male

37.9


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 6,620 adults, (1,546 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

71.1

Age Dependency Ratio

30.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

40.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

4,154

47.84%

Male

4,530

52.16%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.3%19.7%
All54.5%45.5%
Female40.5%59.5%
Non Family34.8%65.2%
Male16.9%83.1%

54.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5522.3154.5
Married1,5142.8780.3
Non Family1,2831.2334.8
Female613340.5
Male1423.0816.9

2.8

Average Family Size

2.31

Average Household Size

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Princeton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1622.83%
9th to 12th Grade3816.65%
High School Graduate2,55444.58%
Some College1,31823.01%
Associates Degree59810.44%
Bachelors Degree4938.61%
Graduate Degree2233.89%
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Princeton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White5,3674,867679
Black28726637
2+ Races3126
Hispanic2917
Other Race11
Asian1010

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 black people with a rate of 12.89%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,602$42,842$27,330
Less Than 9th Grade$25,735$$
High School Graduate$30,958$35,034$24,848
Some College$37,308$53,000$32,800
Bachelors Degree$32,372$53,333$28,229
Graduate Degree$63,864$75,265$

$32,602

Average Earnings

$42,842

Average Male

$27,330

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

96.87% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 3.13% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 2.71% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White7,24986211.89%
Multiple26614052.63%
Black520366.92%
Hispanic1221613.11%
Asian1010100.00%
Other55100.00%

13.08%

Overall Poverty Rate

13.09%

Male Poverty Rate

13.07%

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 6.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.47%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.74%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 21.72%.

Princeton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.72%
High School11.12%
Some College5.41%
Bachelors or Greater2.50%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed32.56%
Male Unemployed21.88%
Female Employed7.94%
Male Employed5.09%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$47,091$57,185
Families$54,239$66,180
Married Families$67,308-
Non Families$26,483$38,977
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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

46.2%

Male Marriage Rate

45.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeton Married by Age and Sex

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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

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Princeton Marital Status

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717

Number of Veterans

678

Male Veterans

39

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam288
First Gulf War117
Second Gulf War78
World War II64
Korea37

Princeton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+234
65 to 74203
35 to 54159
55 to 6490
18 to 3431

Princeton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White64610.58%
Black7117.36%

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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8.72%

Veteran Poverty Rate

36.77%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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59.5%

Labor Force Participation

57.6%

Employment Rate

3.3%

Unemployment Rate

Princeton Employment by Age

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Princeton Employment by Race

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Princeton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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71.57%

Born in Princeton

96.59%

Native Born

3.41%

Foreign Born

2.57%

Non Citizen

0.84%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.59% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 71.57% having been born in Indiana. 2.57% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20218,799330.38%
20208,766330.38%
20198,733330.38%
20188,700120.14%
20178,688420.49%
20168,646200.23%
20158,626-11-0.13%
20148,637290.34%
20138,608-42-0.49%
20128,650-23-0.27%
20118,673-24-0.28%
20108,6975220.62%
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%

Princeton Population by Year