Princeton, North Carolina Population 2020

1,443

Princeton is a city located in North Carolina. With a 2020 population of 1,443, it is the 291st largest city in North Carolina and the 8855th largest city in the United States. Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 2.34% annually and its population has increased by 20.85% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,194 in 2010. Spanning over 1 miles, Princeton has a population density of 1,267 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $40,178 with a poverty rate of 25.90%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $691 per month, and the median house value is $91,500. The median age in Princeton is 40.7 years, 37.2 years for males, and 46.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 79.1 males.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 68.11%
  • Black or African American: 16.21%
  • Other race: 8.79%
  • Two or more races: 5.93%
  • Native American: 0.95%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, North Carolina is 1,443, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,377.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,194.

Princeton, North Carolina Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White64368.11%
Black or African American15316.21%
Some Other Race838.79%
Two or More Races565.93%
American Indian and Alaska Native90.95%

Princeton Population Pyramid 2020

Princeton Median Age

40.7


Total

37.2


Male

46.8


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 682 adults, (221 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

104.8

Age Dependency Ratio

47.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

56.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

527

55.83%

Male

417

44.17%

Princeton Households and Families

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male75%25%
Married66%34%
All46.5%53.5%
Non Family37.8%62.2%
Female33.3%66.7%

46.5%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All4322.1946.5
Non Family2091.0337.8
Married1413.2766
Female783.1533.3
Male45.2575

3.17

Average Family Size

2.19

Average Household Size

5.8%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Princeton Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade416.45%
9th to 12th Grade8413.21%
High School Graduate20432.08%
Some College11618.24%
Associates Degree8913.99%
Bachelors Degree507.86%
Graduate Degree528.18%

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White48341789
Black101664
Hispanic38225
Other Race3317
Native American964
Multiple Races5

The highest rate of high school graduation is among white people with a rate of 86.34%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among native american people with a rate of 44.44%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$28,542$39,632$18,000
Less Than High School$$59,643$
High School Grad$30,461$31,842$
Some College$20,000$39,583$17,917
Bachelors Degree$43,333$$33,750
Graduate Degree$31,250$38,571$

$28,542

Average Earnings

$39,632

Average Male

$18,000

Average Female

Princeton Language

Princeton Language by Age

Princeton Language

88.99% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 11.01% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.98% of the population.

Princeton Poverty

Princeton Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black1517549.67%
White6387010.97%
Hispanic856070.59%
Other836072.29%
Multiple563664.29%
Native9333.33%

25.90%

Overall Poverty Rate

21.93%

Male Poverty Rate

29.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Other, with 72.29% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is White, with 10.97% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.80%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.19%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 28.87%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School29.60%
Some College17.07%
High School14.71%
Bachelors or Greater11.76%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed100.00%
Female Employed20.00%
Male Employed4.17%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Princeton Income

Princeton Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$28,750$40,178
Families$43,021$52,379
Married Families$58,750-
Non Families$16,122$21,981

Princeton Marital Status

Princeton Marital Status

Marriage Rates

45.3%

Overall Marriage Rate

57.3%

Male Marriage Rate

37.4%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeton Married by Age and Sex

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

Princeton Veterans

69

Number of Veterans

49

Male Veterans

20

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam26
Second Gulf War12
First Gulf War10
Korea2
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7426
35 to 5417
55 to 6415
18 to 346
75+5
Name Veterans % of Total
White6212.42%
Black76.48%

$Princeton Veterans by Education

18.84%

Veteran Poverty Rate

26.09%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Employment Status

58.8%

Labor Force Participation

51.1%

Employment Rate

10.6%

Unemployment Rate

Princeton Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

68.96%

Born in North Carolina

96.50%

Native Born

3.50%

Foreign Born

2.22%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

96.50% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 68.96% having been born in North Carolina. 2.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20201,443332.34%
20191,410332.40%
20181,377463.46%
20171,331332.54%
20161,298302.37%
20151,268252.01%
20141,243100.81%
20131,23390.74%
20121,224120.99%
20111,212201.68%
20101,1920.00%