Princeton is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,680 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Princeton is the 151st largest community in Minnesota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Princeton is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Princeton is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton who work in office and administrative support (13.36%), sales jobs (11.08%), and healthcare (7.39%).
The citizens of Princeton are slightly less educated than the national average of 21.84% for the average city or town: 15.15% of adults in Princeton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree
The per capita income in Princeton in 2010 was $21,547, which is lower middle income relative to Minnesota and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $86,188 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 Native American. Important ancestries of people in Princeton include Norwegian, Swedish, Irish, and English.
The most common language spoken in Princeton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Scandinavian languages.