Princeton, New Jersey Population 2022

14,203
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Princeton is a city located in Mercer County New Jersey. Princeton has a 2022 population of 14,203. Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 1.69% annually and its population has decreased by 0.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 0 in 2020.

The average household income in Princeton is $234,375 with a poverty rate of 7.06%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,704 per month, and the median house value is $872,400. The median age in Princeton is 33.8 years, 30.7 years for males, and 39.4 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 71.52%
  • Asian: 17.20%
  • Black or African American: 5.97%
  • Two or more races: 4.52%
  • Other race: 0.69%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.08%
  • Native American: 0.02%
The current population of Princeton, New Jersey is 14,203 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.

Princeton, New Jersey Population 2022

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White22,28771.52%
Black or African American1,8595.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native60.02%
Asian5,35917.20%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander250.08%
Some Other Race2150.69%
Two or More Races1,4104.52%
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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid 2022

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Princeton Median Age

31.8


Total

30.4


Male

34.5


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 25,173 adults, (4,902 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

Age Dependency Ratio

24.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

29.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

15,678

50.31%

Male

15,483

49.69%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Male71.2%28.8%
Married71.1%28.9%
All56.4%43.6%
Female39.7%60.3%
Non Family31.4%68.6%

56.4%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9,8062.5956.4
Married5,7383.1471.1
Male3122.9871.2
Female5823.1339.7
Non Family3,1741.4631.4

3.09

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 Grade1420.78%
9th to 12th Grade3411.88%
High School Graduate9955.48%
Some College9745.37%
Associates Degree3611.99%
Bachelors Degree4,89926.99%
Graduate Degree10,44057.51%
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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
Asian2,9622,9042,627
White13,20513,02111,621
2+ Races295295195
Other Race15110888
Black881730475
Hispanic868778440
Native American1

The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 88.69%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$83,980$116,335$56,534
Less Than 9th Grade$27,500$36,250$26,620
High School Graduate$20,000$$15,951
Some College$38,226$42,895$37,162
Bachelors Degree$61,684$84,659$50,752
Graduate Degree$102,041$147,100$84,902

$83,980

Average Earnings

$116,335

Average Male

$56,534

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

64.93% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 35.07% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Other Indo-European, which is spoken by 14.62% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Native11100.00%
Hispanic1,30515111.57%
Black1,248987.85%
Asian4,0992836.90%
White17,9381,2006.69%
Other35NaN%
Multiple1,058676.33%

7.06%

Overall Poverty Rate

5.34%

Male Poverty Rate

8.80%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Native, with 100.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Multiple, with 6.33% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.26%. Among those working part-time, it was 11.85%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.28%.

Princeton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade12.87%
High School20.16%
Some College18.06%
Bachelors or Greater5.25%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Employed2.48%
Male Unemployed3.60%
Female Employed4.86%
Female Unemployed24.73%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$146,127$233,820
Families$225,065$294,304
Married Families$243,125-
Non Families$61,761$87,694
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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

46.2%

Overall Marriage Rate

48.0%

Male Marriage Rate

44.4%

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 35-44.

Princeton Marital Status by Race

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Princeton Marital Status

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487

Number of Veterans

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War25
First Gulf War27
Vietnam133
Korea94
World War II32

Princeton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
18 to 3417
35 to 5442
55 to 6437
65 to 7477
75+314

Princeton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4532.50%
Black110.71%
Asian230.51%
Hispanic90.59%

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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1.35%

Veteran Poverty Rate

19.82%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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60.7%

Labor Force Participation

58.5%

Employment Rate

3.7%

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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25.41%

Born in Princeton

70.30%

Native Born

29.70%

Foreign Born

16.22%

Non Citizen

13.48%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

70.30% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 25.41% having been born in New Jersey. 16.22% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Asia.

Princeton Place of Birth

Note: 2021 and 2022 data is projected
Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
18702,7980.00%
18803,2094111.38%
18903,4222130.64%
19003,8994771.31%
19105,1361,2372.79%
19205,9177811.43%
19306,9921,0751.68%
19407,7197270.99%
195012,2304,5114.71%
196011,890-340-0.28%
197012,3114210.35%
198012,035-276-0.23%
199012,016-19-0.02%
200014,2032,1871.69%

Princeton Population by Year