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Princeton, NC
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Princeton profile

Living in Princeton

Princeton is a very small town located in the state of North Carolina. With a population of 1,418 people and two associated neighborhoods, Princeton is the 370th largest community in North Carolina.

Being a small town, Princeton does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

In terms of college education, the citizens of Princeton rank slightly lower than the national average. 13.15% of adults 25 and older in Princeton have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.

The per capita income in Princeton in 2018 was $24,406, which is lower middle income relative to North Carolina, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $97,624 for a family of four. However, Princeton contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

Princeton is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. 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. Princeton also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 23.59% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Princeton include Irish, English, German, European, and Italian.

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

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