Princeton is a city located in Mercer County Missouri. Princeton has a 2020 population of 975. It is also the county seat of Mercer County. Princeton is currently declining at a rate of -1.61% annually and its population has decreased by -3.18% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,007 in 2010.
The average household income in Princeton is $43,526 with a poverty rate of 17.25%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $514 per month, and the median house value is $54,900. The median age in Princeton is 38.1 years, 35.1 years for males, and 39.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Princetonwas:
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%.
94.83% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 5.17% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 3.85% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Black, with 75.00% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Multiple, with 5.81% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.00%. Among those working part-time, it was 9.84%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 37.58%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Princeton
96.45% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 65.40% having been born in Missouri. 3.47% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.