Princeton, Missouri Population 2022

975
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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.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 91.58%
  • Two or more races: 7.10%
  • Other race: 0.83%
  • Black or African American: 0.50%
  • Native American: 0.00%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, Missouri is 975 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,007.

Princeton, Missouri Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,10991.58%
Black or African American60.50%
Some Other Race100.83%
Two or More Races867.10%
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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid 2022

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Princeton Median Age

39.7


Total

38.3


Male

40.7


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 851 adults, (214 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

667

55.08%

Male

544

44.92%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male100%0%
Married85%15%
All73.4%26.6%
Non Family69.4%30.6%
Female26.7%73.3%

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4442.5973.4
Married1674.1785
Male153.93100
Female303.5726.7
Non Family2321.2469.4

3.95

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

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Princeton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade233.05%
9th to 12th Grade8311.01%
High School Graduate29138.59%
Some College15620.69%
Associates Degree11214.85%
Bachelors Degree597.82%
Graduate Degree303.98%
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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
Other Race101010
Hispanic424236
White68858253
Black44
2+ Races2020

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$34,779$34,500$34,896
Less Than 9th Grade$2,500$$
High School Graduate$27,500$38,750$23,750
Some College$41,964$32,188$42,763
Bachelors Degree$43,750$$45,000
Graduate Degree$50,625$$39,750

$34,779

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$34,896

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

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.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black4375.00%
White1,01619319.00%
OtherNaN%
Multiple8655.81%

17.25%

Overall Poverty Rate

17.75%

Male Poverty Rate

16.85%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

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%.

Princeton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade61.80%
High School14.07%
Some College10.07%
Bachelors or Greater6.17%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed6.33%
Male Unemployed0.00%
Female Employed0.00%
Female Unemployed100.00%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$42,685$47,472
Families$55,500$59,527
Married Families$67,083-
Non Families$24,500$33,877
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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

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 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Princeton Marital Status by Race

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Princeton Marital Status

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80

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War4
First Gulf War26
Vietnam18
Korea
World War II

Princeton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 34
35 to 5426
55 to 6437
65 to 746
75+11

Princeton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White789.56%
Black240.00%

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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13.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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57%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

2.6%

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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65.40%

Born in Princeton

96.45%

Native Born

3.55%

Foreign Born

3.47%

Non Citizen

0.08%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

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.

Princeton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20101,1660.00%
20111,150-16-1.37%
20121,134-16-1.39%
20131,118-16-1.41%
20141,102-16-1.43%
20151,086-16-1.45%
20161,070-16-1.47%
20171,054-16-1.50%
20181,038-16-1.52%
20191,022-16-1.54%
20201,007-15-1.47%
2021991-16-1.59%
2022975-16-1.61%

Princeton Population by Year