Princeton is a somewhat small city located in the state of Indiana. With a population of 8,626 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Princeton is the 88th largest community in Indiana.
When you are in Princeton, you'll notice that it is more blue-collar than most other communities in America. 41.45% of Princeton’s employed work in blue-collar jobs, while America averages only 27.7% that do. Overall, Princeton is a city of production and manufacturing workers, service providers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton who work in office and administrative support (9.68%), food service (7.73%), and sales jobs (7.67%).
One of the benefits of Princeton is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 18.39 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
The percentage of people in Princeton with college degrees is quite a bit lower than the national average for cities and towns of 21.84%: just 12.25% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Princeton in 2010 was $20,886, which is middle income relative to Indiana, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $83,544 for a family of four. However, Princeton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
The people who call Princeton home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Princeton residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Princeton include Irish, English, French , and Dutch.
The most common language spoken in Princeton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and German.