Princeton, Missouri Population 2021

1,093
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Princeton is a city located in Mercer County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Mercer County. With a 2020 population of 1,093, it is the 331st largest city in Missouri and the 9947th largest city in the United States . Princeton is currently declining at a rate of -0.27% annually and its population has decreased by -6.26% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,166 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Princeton has a population density of 688 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $43,526 with a poverty rate of 11.19%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $519 per month, and the median house value is $59,900. The median age in Princeton is 38.1 years, 35.1 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 94.48%
  • Two or more races: 2.45%
  • Asian: 1.49%
  • Black or African American: 0.96%
  • Other race: 0.61%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, Missouri is 1,093 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,093.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,166.

Princeton, Missouri Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,07994.48%
Two or More Races282.45%
Asian171.49%
Black or African American110.96%
Some Other Race70.61%
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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid $2021

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Princeton Median Age

38.1


Total

35.1


Male

39.5


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 782 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

101.1

Age Dependency Ratio

37.7

Old Age Dependency Ratio

63.4

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

611

53.50%

Male

531

46.50%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female37%63%
Non Family64.3%35.7%
All68.7%31.3%
Married82.3%17.7%
Male100%0%

68.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4122.6368.7
Non Family2071.1464.3
Married1474.3782.3
Female463.3337
Male124.5100

4.07

Average Family Size

2.63

Average Household Size

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Princeton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade324.70%
9th to 12th Grade568.22%
High School Graduate31546.26%
Some College15122.17%
Associates Degree517.49%
Bachelors Degree416.02%
Graduate Degree355.14%
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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
White64455653
Hispanic323223
Other Race777
Black55

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among other race people with a rate of 100.00%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$30,982$33,750$26,167
Less Than 9th Grade$$$
High School Graduate$26,563$38,333$14,750
Some College$30,000$31,667$26,667
Bachelors Degree$40,417$$41,250
Graduate Degree$51,250$95,536$38,958

$30,982

Average Earnings

$33,750

Average Male

$26,167

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

95.46% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 4.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.22% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White99611711.75%
Black7685.71%

11.19%

Overall Poverty Rate

9.88%

Male Poverty Rate

12.35%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Black, with 85.71% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is White, with 11.75% 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 10.86%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 30.54%.

Princeton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade29.58%
Some College17.82%
High School11.90%
Bachelors or Greater5.63%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Male Unemployed14.29%
Male Employed4.80%
Female Employed1.35%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$34,074$43,526
Families$51,964$57,844
Married Families$58,906-
Non Families$21,932$28,699
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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

35.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

37.3%

Male Marriage Rate

33.6%

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 35-44.

Princeton Marital Status by Race

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Princeton Marital Status

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49

Number of Veterans

39

Male Veterans

10

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam21
First Gulf War16
Korea3
Second Gulf War3
World War II

Princeton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
55 to 6420
35 to 5416
75+8
65 to 745
18 to 34

Princeton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White476.14%
Hispanic26.25%
Black222.22%

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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30.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

37.21%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

54.7%

Employment Rate

3.8%

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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63.75%

Born in Princeton

95.88%

Native Born

4.12%

Foreign Born

3.15%

Non Citizen

0.96%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

95.88% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 63.75% having been born in Missouri. 3.15% 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: 2020 and 2021 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,093-3-0.27%
20201,096-3-0.27%
20191,099-3-0.27%
20181,102-10-0.90%
20171,112-2-0.18%
20161,114-1-0.09%
20151,115-8-0.71%
20141,12340.36%
20131,119-15-1.32%
20121,134-21-1.82%
20111,15510.09%
20101,1540.00%

Princeton Population by Year