Princeton is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,142 people and just one neighborhood, Princeton is the 326th largest community in Missouri. Princeton has a large stock of pre-World War II architecture, making it one of the older and more historic cities in the country.
Occupations and Workforce
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, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton who work in farm management occupations (14.12%), office and administrative support (11.45%) and teaching (8.78%).
In addition, many people in Princeton have jobs in agriculture, more so than in most other communities in America. As a result, you will see quite a number of farms around town.
Setting & Lifestyle
Overall, Princeton’s crime rate is one of the lowest in the nation, which makes a great place to live if safety is an important concern.
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Princeton has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Princeton a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
As is often the case in a small city, Princeton doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.