Princeton, Kentucky Population 2022

6,258
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Princeton is a city located in Caldwell County Kentucky. It is also the county seat of Caldwell County. With a 2020 population of 6,258, it is the 76th largest city in Kentucky and the 5742nd largest city in the United States. Princeton is currently declining at a rate of -0.10% annually and its population has decreased by -0.19% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,270 in 2020. Spanning over 9 miles, Princeton has a population density of 696 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $65,023 with a poverty rate of 16.21%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $648 per month, and the median house value is $75,600. The median age in Princeton is 35.5 years, 28.4 years for males, and 42.1 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Princetonwas:

  • White: 85.82%
  • Black or African American: 13.60%
  • Two or more races: 0.57%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, Kentucky is 6,258 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 6,270.

Princeton, Kentucky Population 2022

Population by Race

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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid 2022

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Princeton Median Age

35.6


Total

28.7


Male

37.5


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 4,339 adults, (1,183 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

37.5

Old Age Dependency Ratio

55.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

3,262

53.59%

Male

2,825

46.41%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

62.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

3.13

Average Family Size

2.49

Average Household Size

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Princeton Households by Type

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Princeton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among black people with a rate of 22.44%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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$36,843

Average Earnings

$41,829

Average Male

$35,025

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

96.64% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 3.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.33% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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16.21%

Overall Poverty Rate

12.67%

Male Poverty Rate

19.28%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Black, with 65.22% below the poverty level.

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

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.65%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.30%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.33%.

Princeton Poverty

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Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

45.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

45.5%

Male Marriage Rate

44.9%

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 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Princeton Marital Status by Race

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Princeton Marital Status

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268

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

Princeton Veterans by War

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Princeton Veterans by Age

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Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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12.30%

Veteran Poverty Rate

40.48%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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54.8%

Labor Force Participation

52.9%

Employment Rate

3.4%

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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76.57%

Born in Princeton

97.17%

Native Born

2.83%

Foreign Born

1.54%

Non Citizen

1.28%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

97.17% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 76.57% having been born in Kentucky. 1.54% 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: 2021 and 2022 data is projected

Princeton Population by Year