Princeton, Minnesota Population 2021

4,783
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Princeton is a city located in Mille Lacs County Minnesota. With a 2020 population of 4,783, it is the 156th largest city in Minnesota and the 4887th largest city in the United States . Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 0.57% annually and its population has increased by 1.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 4,698 in 2010. Princeton reached it's highest population of 4,783 in 2021. Spanning over 5 miles, Princeton has a population density of 1,003 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $54,618 with a poverty rate of 17.11%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $675 per month, and the median house value is $141,500. The median age in Princeton is 32.8 years, 32.4 years for males, and 37.6 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.50%
  • Two or more races: 3.23%
  • Asian: 0.87%
  • Other race: 0.55%
  • Black or African American: 0.36%
  • Native American: 0.28%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
The current population of Princeton, Minnesota is 4,783 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 4,702.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 4,698.

Princeton, Minnesota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White4,45094.50%
Two or More Races1523.23%
Asian410.87%
Some Other Race260.55%
Black or African American170.36%
American Indian and Alaska Native130.28%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander100.21%
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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid $2021

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Princeton Median Age

32.8


Total

32.4


Male

37.6


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 3,490 adults, (986 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

88.1

Age Dependency Ratio

39.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

48.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

2,696

57.25%

Male

2,013

42.75%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married82.6%17.4%
Male56.1%43.9%
All54.7%45.3%
Non Family43%57%
Female30.3%69.7%

54.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All1,9692.3254.7
Non Family9281.1743
Married6033.0282.6
Female2513.1530.3
Male1874.6856.1

3.06

Average Family Size

2.32

Average Household Size

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Princeton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1103.46%
9th to 12th Grade2778.71%
High School Graduate1,37543.24%
Some College62319.59%
Associates Degree47815.03%
Bachelors Degree2247.04%
Graduate Degree932.92%
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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
White3,0302,655301
Hispanic747416
2+ Races4646
Other Race1919
Black175
Native American1313
Islander1010

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among hispanic people with a rate of 21.62%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$34,714$41,979$25,361
Less Than 9th Grade$19,757$22,961$
High School Graduate$27,336$41,895$21,538
Some College$38,720$51,090$36,065
Bachelors Degree$51,477$58,750$46,477
Graduate Degree$15,577$$

$34,714

Average Earnings

$41,979

Average Male

$25,361

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

98.80% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 1.20% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.76% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,28475217.55%
Black1717100.00%
Hispanic1221613.11%

17.11%

Overall Poverty Rate

14.83%

Male Poverty Rate

18.84%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

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

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Hispanic, with 13.11% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.32%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.32%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.02%.

Princeton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade23.40%
High School15.86%
Some College14.25%
Bachelors or Greater6.13%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed64.52%
Female Employed9.93%
Male Employed2.00%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$36,201$54,618
Families$50,038$60,111
Married Families$63,051-
Non Families$22,126$40,434
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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

42.5%

Male Marriage Rate

30.3%

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 55-64.

Princeton Marital Status by Race

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Princeton Marital Status

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213

Number of Veterans

213

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam105
World War II40
Second Gulf War19
First Gulf War12
Korea6

Princeton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
65 to 7487
75+80
55 to 6427
18 to 3419
35 to 54

Princeton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White1895.67%
Hispanic1923.46%
Other Race1973.08%
Black529.41%

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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11.94%

Veteran Poverty Rate

28.36%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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62.8%

Labor Force Participation

59.9%

Employment Rate

4.6%

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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83.27%

Born in Princeton

98.96%

Native Born

1.04%

Foreign Born

0.36%

Non Citizen

0.68%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

98.96% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 83.27% having been born in Minnesota. 0.36% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Princeton Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20214,783270.57%
20204,756270.57%
20194,729270.57%
20184,702380.81%
20174,664320.69%
20164,632260.56%
20154,606-16-0.35%
20144,622-22-0.47%
20134,644-7-0.15%
20124,651-43-0.92%
20114,694-42-0.89%
20104,7368031.88%
20003,9332140.56%
19903,7195731.69%
19803,1466152.20%
19702,5310.00%

Princeton Population by Year