Princeton Junction is a very small town located in the state of New Jersey. With a population of 2,583 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Princeton Junction is the 411th largest community in New Jersey.
Princeton Junction home prices are not only among the most expensive in New Jersey, but Princeton Junction real estate also consistently ranks among the most expensive in America.
Princeton Junction is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.24% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Princeton Junction is a town of professionals, managers, and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton Junction who work in computer science and math (24.73%), management occupations (20.61%), and teaching (12.95%).
Also of interest is that Princeton Junction has more people living here who work in computers and math than 95% of the places in the US.
In addition, Princeton Junction is home to many people who could be described as "urban sophisticates", which are people who are not only wealthy and employed in professional occupations, but highly educated to boot. Urban sophisticates have urbane tastes - whether they reside in a big or small city, a suburb, or a little town. Urban sophisticates support bookstores, quality clothing stores, enjoy luxury travel, and in big cities, they are truly the patrons of the arts, attending and supporting institutions such as opera, symphony, ballet, and theatre.
Because of many things, Princeton Junction is a great place for families with children to consider. First of all, many other families with children live here, making Princeton Junction a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families, as well as find family-oriented services and community. The town’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic values. With regard to real estate, Princeton Junction has a high rate of owner-occupied single family homes, which tends to reflect stability in the local community. Finally, Princeton Junction’s overall crime rate is lower than average for the country.
One downside of living in Princeton Junction, however, is that residents on average have to contend with a long commute, spending on average 38.95 minutes every day commuting to work. However, local public transit is widely used. For those who would prefer to avoid driving entirely and leave their car at home, it may be an option to use the transit instead.
In Princeton Junction, a lot of people use the train to get to work every day though Princeton Junction is a relatively small town. Those that ride the train are primarily traveling out of town to good jobs in other cities.
Do you like to read, write and learn? If you move to Princeton Junction, you'll likely find that many of your neighbors like to as well. Princeton Junction is one of the more educated communities in America, with a full 79.08% of its adults having a college degree or even advanced degree, compared to a national average across all communities of 21.84%.
The per capita income in Princeton Junction in 2010 was $67,416, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $269,664 for a family of four.
Princeton Junction is an extremely ethnically-diverse town. The people who call Princeton Junction home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Princeton Junction residents report their race to be White, followed by Asian. Princeton Junction also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 10.19% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Princeton Junction include Irish, English, German, and Scottish.
Princeton Junction also has a high percentage of its population that was born in another country: 32.52%.
The most common language spoken in Princeton Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages and Indic languages.