Princeton demographics profile

Population density (sq mi)69211491
Median age41.238.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.8:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)58%58%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1834%42%43%
Speak English100%95%79%
Speak Spanish0%3%13%
Princeton, KY has a population of 6,215 and is the 5,623rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 692 per sq mi which is 507% higher than the Kentucky average and 663% higher than the national average. The median age in Princeton is 41 which is approximately 7% higher than the Kentucky average of 39. In Princeton, 58% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 100% speak English and 0% speak Spanish. 80% of Princeton residents were born in Kentucky, 20% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 0% were foreign born.

Did you know?

  • The population density in Princeton is 507% higher than Kentucky.
  • The median age in Princeton is 7% higher than Kentucky.
  • In Princeton 85.81% of the population is White.
  • In Princeton 12.34% of the population is Black or African American.
  • In Princeton 0.00% of the population is Asian.

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      Princeton population breakdown by race

      Black or African American12.34%7.94%12.63%
      American Indian0.00%0.21%0.82%
      Native Hawaiian0.40%0.06%0.18%
      Mixed race1.45%2.10%3.06%
      Other race0.00%0.92%4.75%
      In Princeton, 1.9% of people are of Hispanic or Latino origin.
      Please note: Hispanics may be of any race, so also are included in any/all of the applicable race categories above.

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      Source: The Princeton, KY demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).