Princeton, Texas Population 2021

18,388
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Princeton is a city located in Collin County Texas. With a 2020 population of 18,388, it is the 149th largest city in Texas and the 1985th largest city in the United States . Princeton is currently growing at a rate of 13.92% annually and its population has increased by 170.13% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 6,807 in 2010. Princeton reached it's highest population of 18,388 in 2021. Spanning over 10 miles, Princeton has a population density of 1,821 people per square mile.

The average household income in Princeton is $82,380 with a poverty rate of 9.01%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,324 per month, and the median house value is $185,200. The median age in Princeton is 32.6 years, 34.3 years for males, and 30.7 years for females.

Princeton Demographics

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

  • White: 78.47%
  • Black or African American: 11.62%
  • Two or more races: 3.88%
  • Other race: 3.57%
  • Asian: 2.18%
  • Native American: 0.29%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Princeton, Texas is 18,388 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 11,647.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 6,807.

Princeton, Texas Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,51178.47%
Black or African American1,26011.62%
Two or More Races4213.88%
Some Other Race3873.57%
Asian2362.18%
American Indian and Alaska Native310.29%
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Princeton Population by Race

Princeton Population Pyramid $2021

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Princeton Median Age

32.6


Total

34.3


Male

30.7


Female

Princeton Adults

There are 7,484 adults, (872 of whom are seniors) in Princeton.

Princeton Age Dependency

64

Age Dependency Ratio

13.2

Old Age Dependency Ratio

50.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeton Sex Ratio

Female

5,858

54.01%

Male

4,988

45.99%

Princeton Population by Age

Princeton Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Princeton Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married76.1%23.9%
All67.1%32.9%
Female63.4%36.6%
Non Family54.7%45.3%
Male29.9%70.1%

67.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Princeton Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All3,5823.0367.1
Married2,1663.6276.1
Non Family8281.1154.7
Female3744.0263.4
Male2142.7129.9

3.53

Average Family Size

3.03

Average Household Size

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Princeton Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade4506.78%
9th to 12th Grade2623.95%
High School Graduate1,86628.10%
Some College1,70525.67%
Associates Degree68310.28%
Bachelors Degree1,32219.91%
Graduate Degree3535.32%
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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
White4,3444,2241,092
Hispanic1,196604115
Black865865399
Asian19019055
Other Race18710514
2+ Races1199355
Native American313131

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 native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

Princeton Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$41,560$46,944$36,673
Less Than 9th Grade$26,783$31,107$14,046
High School Graduate$33,409$35,672$32,537
Some College$43,536$49,732$35,321
Bachelors Degree$60,000$67,021$47,200
Graduate Degree$57,625$120,313$51,563

$41,560

Average Earnings

$46,944

Average Male

$36,673

Average Female

Princeton Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeton Language by Age

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Princeton Language

78.29% of Princeton residents speak only English, while 21.71% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 17.58% of the population.

Princeton Language

Princeton Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic2,87759920.82%
White6,2952894.59%
Multiple4218419.95%
Black1,260826.51%
Asian2362811.86%
Other387266.72%

9.01%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.22%

Male Poverty Rate

10.53%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeton

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeton is Hispanic, with 20.82% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeton is White, with 4.59% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.14%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 18.50%.

Princeton Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade28.37%
High School10.29%
Some College5.61%
Bachelors or Greater1.07%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Male Unemployed17.50%
Female Employed8.56%
Male Employed1.10%
Female Unemployed0.00%

Princeton Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeton Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$67,204$82,380
Families$76,702$92,788
Married Families$83,314-
Non Families$46,875$43,870
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Income by Household Type

Princeton Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

57.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

63.2%

Male Marriage Rate

52.6%

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 35-44, 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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521

Number of Veterans

455

Male Veterans

66

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Second Gulf War176
First Gulf War143
Vietnam101
World War II
Korea

Princeton Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54248
65 to 74103
75+75
55 to 6466
18 to 3429

Princeton Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White4948.32%
Hispanic171.08%
Native American1754.84%
2+ Races104.88%

Princeton Veterans by Race

Princeton Veterans by Education

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6.53%

Veteran Poverty Rate

24.57%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeton Veterans by Education

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71.4%

Labor Force Participation

68.4%

Employment Rate

4.1%

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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58.80%

Born in Princeton

88.27%

Native Born

11.73%

Foreign Born

8.18%

Non Citizen

3.55%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

88.27% of Princeton residents were born in the United States, with 58.80% having been born in Texas. 8.18% 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

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202118,3882,24713.92%
202016,1412,24716.17%
201913,8942,24719.29%
201811,6471,50614.85%
201710,1415746.00%
20169,5675946.62%
20158,9738089.90%
20148,1653644.67%
20137,8012663.53%
20127,5352433.33%
20117,2923775.45%
20106,9153,4387.12%
20003,477690.10%
19803,4080.00%

Princeton Population by Year