Princeton 59 Below average
Princeton Livability #829 ranked city in Florida#24,034 ranked city in the USARanks better than 17% of areas
A Princeton Amenities Lots of amenities close to this location
D+ Princeton Cost of Living Cost of living is 6% higher than Florida
1055% more expensive than the US average
991% less expensive than the US average
United States
100National cost of living index
Princeton cost of living
F Princeton Crime Total crime is 30% higher than Florida
Total crime
2,79419% higher than the US average
Chance of being a victim
1 in 3619% higher than the US average
Year-over-year crime
-15%Year over year crime is down
Princeton crime
F Princeton Employment Household income is 4% higher than Florida
Median household income
$50,9178% lower than the US average
Income per capita
$18,34738% lower than the US average
Unemployment rate
7%59% higher than the US average
Princeton employment
C+ Princeton Housing Home value is 7% lower than Florida
Median home value
$155,40016% lower than the US average
Median rent price
$1,37044% higher than the US average
Home ownership
59%7% lower than the US average
Princeton real estate or Princeton rentals
F Princeton Schools HS graduation rate is 11% lower than Florida
High school grad. rates
74%11% lower than the US average
School test scores
n/a100% lower than the US average
Student teacher ratio
n/a100% lower than the US average
Princeton K-12 schools
F Princeton User Ratings There are a total of 3 ratings in Princeton
Overall user rating
41% 3 total ratings
User reviews rating
50% 2 total reviews
User surveys rating
1% 1 total surveys
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      Living in Princeton, FL

      Located in the state of Florida, Princeton is a mid-sized city with a population of 27,799 residents. With a population density of 3,747 people per square mile, Princeton is well above the nation's average density level. If we take a look at the last Census, the vast majority of the population falls within one racial group (70% White). Given that fact, Princeton could be considered less diverse than other cities. Additionally, more than a quarter of the population of Princeton are of Hispanic or Latino origin, and 64% of the population also speak Spanish. Princeton could be a great place for young adults and students as the average age of 32 years old is below the nation’s average.

      Living in Princeton can be a positive experience for anyone relocating to the area. Having said that, in the state of Florida, there are many desirable places to live, so choose wisely! With useful information like crime, weather, education, housing and other key data points, finding the best places to live in Princeton and in the areas around Princeton is a much easier task.

      Princeton, FL receives 68 out of 100 for its livability score; this results in a ranking of #663 in Florida and #13,366 in the USA. There are seven total categories that generate the livability score. Princeton ranks well for amenities (A) and weather (A-). On a more negative note, Princeton does not have favorable grades for the following: crime (F) and employment (F). If we take a look at the data, we can find out why.

      Conveniently located amenities and interesting attractions are a great way to continuously enjoy Princeton on a regular basis. Knowing that there are an abundance of amenities and things to do can ensure that you always have access to nearby grocery stores, restaurants and coffee shops.

      There are many factors that go into deciding if an area is the right fit for your lifestyle. Certain “must haves” like low crime, great schools and nearby amenities are all at the top of most people's lists. But before even considering if those options are available, most people will need to know if the real estate in Princeton is actually affordable. Median real estate prices in Princeton come in at $155,400, which is 6.8% lower than the Florida average. The home price to income ratio compares the median home prices to the median household income. In Princeton, the home price to income ratio is 3.1, which is 8.8% lower than the Florida average. Knowing if your home will appreciate on a long term or even a short term basis should be factored into your decision making. An increase in your home’s value can be a good way to generate tax-free equity that can create long term financial security. In the past year, appreciation rates for homes in the Princeton area were 9.1% and 5 year appreciation rates were 18.1%.

      Princeton transportation information

      Average one way commute36min27min26min
      Workers who drive to work73.4%79.5%76.4%
      Workers who carpool16.4%9.3%9.3%
      Workers who take public transit4.3%2.1%5.1%
      Workers who bicycle0.0%0.7%0.6%
      Workers who walk0.2%1.5%2.8%
      Working from home3.8%5.4%4.6%

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      Monthly costs include: fuel, maintenance, tires, insurance, license fees, taxes, depreciation, and financing.
      Source: The Princeton, FL data and statistics displayed above are derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).