Princeton, Missouri Population 2023

959

Princeton is a city located in Mercer County Missouri. It is also the county seat of Mercer County. With a 2023 population of 959, it is the 359th largest city in Missouri and the 15121st largest city in the United States.Princeton is currently declining at a rate of -1.64% annually and its population has decreased by -20.81% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,211 in 2020. Spanning over 2 miles, Princeton has a population density of 604 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $43,526 with a poverty rate of 21.50%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Princeton is 39.7 years, 38.3 years for males, and 40.7 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • 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 959 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,211.

Princeton, Missouri Population 2023

Population by Race

White

Two or more races

Other race

Black or African American

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid 2023

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

90.1

Age Dependency Ratio

33.6

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female66755.08%
Male54444.92%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

3.95

Average Family Size

2.59

Average Household Size

73.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Princeton Households and Families

Male

Female

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Princeton Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

The highest rate of high school graduation is among other race 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

All

Male

Female

$34,779

Average Earnings

$34,500

Average Male

$34,896

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

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

rate

21.50%

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 50.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Multiple, with 10.42% 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

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

38.9%

Overall Marriage Rate

44.5%

Male Marriage Rate

34.5%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeton Married by Age and Sex

male

female

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

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Princeton Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

80

Number of Veterans

72

Male Veterans

8

Female Veterans

Princeton Veterans by War

Princeton Veterans by Age

count

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

13.51%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.32%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

57%

Labor Force Participation

55.6%

Employment Rate

2.6%

Unemployment Rate

Princeton Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Princeton Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Princeton Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

78.65%

Born in Princeton

115.99%

Native Born

4.27%

Foreign Born

4.17%

Non Citizen

0.10%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

115.99% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 78.65% having been born in Missouri. 4.17% 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: data after 2020 is projected based on recent growth

Princeton Population by Year