Princeton demographics profile

StatisticPrincetonNorth CarolinaNational
Population density (sq mi)1,26221891
Median age35.338.337.7
Male/Female ratio0.6:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)53%57%55%
Families w/ Kids under 1843%43%43%
Speak English95%89%79%
Speak Spanish5%7%13%
Princeton, NC has a population of 1,343 and is the 13,353rd largest city in the United States. The population density is 1,262 per sq mi which is 479% higher than the North Carolina average and 1293% higher than the national average. The median age in Princeton is 35 which is approximately 8% lower than the North Carolina average of 38. In Princeton, 53% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 95% speak English and 5% speak Spanish. 81% of Princeton residents were born in North Carolina, 17% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 2% were foreign born.
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  • The population density in Princeton is 479% higher than North Carolina.
  • The median age in Princeton is 8% lower than North Carolina.
  • In Princeton 75.73% of the population is White.
  • In Princeton 17.80% 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

RacePrincetonNorth CarolinaNational
Black or African American17.80%21.50%12.63%
American Indian0.00%1.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.00%0.07%0.18%
Mixed race2.01%2.45%3.06%
Other race4.47%3.01%4.75%
In Princeton, 7.5% 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, NC demographics data displayed above is derived from the 2016 United States Census Bureau American Community Survey (ACS).
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