Princeton demographics profile

StatisticPrincetonWest VirginiaNational
Population density (sq mi)2,0097791
Median age40.241.937.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)55%59%55%
Speak English96%98%79%
Speak Spanish3%1%13%
Princeton, WV has a population of 6,056 and is the 5,729th largest city in the United States. The population density is 2,009 per sq mi which is 2524% higher than the West Virginia average and 2118% higher than the national average. The median age in Princeton is 40 which is approximately 4% lower than the West Virginia average of 42. In Princeton, 55% of the population over 15 years of age are married, 96% speak English and 3% speak Spanish. 74% of Princeton residents were born in West Virginia, 22% were born out of state, 0% were born outside of the United States and 4% were foreign born.

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  • The population density in Princeton is 2524% higher than West Virginia.
  • The median age in Princeton is 4% lower than West Virginia.
  • In Princeton 87.88% of the population is White.
  • In Princeton 6.51% of the population is African American.
  • In Princeton 0.56% of the population is Asian.

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Princeton population breakdown by race

RacePrincetonWest VirginiaNational
African American6.51%3.43%12.63%
American Indian1.40%0.18%0.82%
Native Hawaiian0.33%0.04%0.18%
Mixed race3.09%1.83%3.06%
Other race0.23%0.31%4.75%
In Princeton, 3.5% 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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Princeton age breakdown

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