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Princeton, MN
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Princeton profile


Living in Princeton


Princeton is a very small city located in the state of Minnesota. With a population of 4,819 people and five constituent neighborhoods, Princeton is the 161st largest community in Minnesota.

Unlike some cities, Princeton isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Princeton are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Princeton is a city of service providers, sales and office workers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton who work in healthcare suport services (11.00%), sales jobs (10.78%), and food service (10.46%).

For a small city, Princeton has a lot of people who use public transit to get to work, and those that do mostly ride the bus. This suggests that a real need for low-cost transportation in Princeton exists, and local transit is helping to meet that need.

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 11.79% of people over 25 have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.

The per capita income in Princeton in 2018 was $24,622, which is low income relative to Minnesota, and lower middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $98,488 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 German, Irish, Norwegian, Swedish, and English.

The most common language spoken in Princeton is English. Other important languages spoken here include Polish and Italian.


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