Princeville, North Carolina Population 2024

1,240

Princeville is a city located in Edgecombe County North Carolina. Princeville has a 2024 population of 1,240. Princeville is currently declining at a rate of -0.4% annually and its population has decreased by -1.43% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,258 in 2020.

The average household income in Princeville is $56,594 with a poverty rate of 19.63%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to - per month, and the median house value is -. The median age in Princeville is 39.8 years, 44.5 years for males, and 33.8 years for females.

Princeville Demographics

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

  • Black or African American: 95.46%
  • Two or more races: 2.82%
  • White: 1.72%
  • Native American:
  • Asian:
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander:
  • Other race:
Land Area (mi²)
1.5 sq mi
Density (mi²)
819.50/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-1.43% (-18)
The current population of Princeville, North Carolina is 1,240 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates.The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,258.

Princeville, North Carolina Population 2024

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
Black or African American1,55695.46%
Two or more races462.82%
White281.72%
Native American
Asian
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander
Other race
showing: 7 rows

Black or African American

Two or more races

White

Native American

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Other race

Princeville Population by Race

Princeville Population Pyramid 2024

Princeville Median Age

39.8

Total

44.5

Male

33.8

Female

Princeville Adults

There are 1,192 adults, (311 of whom are seniors) in Princeville.

Princeville Age Dependency

85

Age Dependency Ratio

35.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.7

Child Dependency Ratio

Princeville Sex Ratio

Female96559.2%
Male66540.8%

Princeville Population by Age

Princeville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All5912.7562.337.7
Non Family2261.0161.538.5
Female2064.0934.565.5
Married1523.4999.30.7
Male73.141000
showing: 5 rows

3.66

Average Family Size

2.75

Average Household Size

62.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Princeville Households and Families

Male

Female

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Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Princeville Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Princeville Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100%.

Princeville Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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$29,331

Average Earnings

$30,667

Average Male

$27,847

Average Female

Princeville Earnings by Educational Attainment

Princeville Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Princeville Language

100% of Princeville residents speak only English, while speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by of the population.

Princeville Language

Princeville Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Black1,55631420.18%
White28621.43%
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19.63%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.35%

Male Poverty Rate

20.52%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Princeville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Princeville is White, with 21.43% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Princeville is Black, with 20.18% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.46%. Among those working part-time, it was 15.87%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 31.89%.

Princeville Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.43%
High School16.06%
Bachelors or Greater13.33%
Some College9.68%
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Princeville Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Male Unemployed50%
Female Unemployed13.51%
Female Employed9.29%
Male Employed5.68%
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Princeville Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Princeville Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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mean

median

Income by Household Type

Princeville Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

25.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

25.8%

Male Marriage Rate

25.1%

Female Marriage Rate

Princeville Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Princeville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Princeville Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Princeville Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

66

Number of Veterans

66

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

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Princeville Veterans by War

count

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Princeville Veterans by Age

count

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Princeville Veterans by Race

Princeville Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

Veteran Poverty Rate

33.33%

Veteran Disability Rate

Princeville Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

56.3%

Labor Force Participation

49.8%

Employment Rate

11.4%

Unemployment Rate

Princeville Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Princeville Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Princeville 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

85.46%

Born in Princeville

99.94%

Native Born

0.06%

Foreign Born

0.06%

Non Citizen

Naturalized

Place of Birth

99.94% of Princeville residents were born in the United States, with 85.46% having been born in North Carolina. 0.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Princeville Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20291,215-5-0.41%
20281,220-5-0.41%
20271,225-5-0.41%
20261,230-5-0.4%
20251,235-5-0.4%
20241,240-5-0.4%
20231,245-5-0.4%
20221,250-5-0.4%
20211,255-3-0.24%
20201,258-659-34.38%
20191,917-16-0.83%
20181,933-24-1.23%
20171,957-19-0.96%
20161,976-21-1.05%
20151,997-23-1.14%
20142,020-20-0.98%
20132,040-7-0.34%
20122,047-1-0.05%
20112,048-16-0.78%
20102,064
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Princeville Population by Year