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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.
Housing costs in Princeton Junction are among some of the highest in the nation, although real estate prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive communities in New Jersey.
Princeton Junction is a decidedly white-collar town, with fully 90.89% of the workforce employed in white-collar jobs, well above the national average. Overall, Princeton Junction is a town of managers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Princeton Junction who work in business and financial occupations (22.60%), management occupations (21.17%) and computer science and math (11.10%).
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.
Of important note, Princeton Junction is also a town of artists. Princeton Junction has more artists, designers and people working in media than 90% of the communities in America. This concentration of artists helps shape Princeton Junction’s character.
Because of many things, Princeton Junction is a very good place for families to consider. With an enviable combination of good schools, low crime, college-educated neighbors who tend to support education because of their own experiences, and a high rate of home ownership in predominantly single-family properties, Princeton Junction really has some of the features that families look for when choosing a good community to raise children. Is Princeton Junction perfect? Of course not, and if you like frenetic nightlife, it will be far from your cup of tea. But overall this is a solid community, with many things to recommend it as a family-friendly place to live.
One downside of living in Princeton Junction is that it can take a long time to commute to work. In Princeton Junction, the average commute to work is 31.24 minutes, which is quite a bit higher than the national average. On the other hand, local public transit is widely used in the town, so leaving the car at home and taking transit is often a viable alternative.
Even though Princeton Junction is a smaller town, it has many people who hop on public transportation – mostly the train for their daily commute to work. Typically, these people are commuting to good jobs in the surrounding 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 76.88% 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 $56,141, which is wealthy relative to New Jersey and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $224,564 for a family of four.
Princeton Junction is a very 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 14.28% of the town’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Princeton Junction include Italian, Irish, English, German, Polish and Scottish.
In addition, Princeton Junction has a lot of people living here who were born outside of the US (26.19%).
The languages spoken by people in Princeton Junction are also diverse. These are tabulated as the languages people preferentially speak when they are at home with their families. The most common language spoken in Princeton Junction is English. Other important languages spoken here include Other Asian languages, Spanish, Italian and Chinese.
|PRINCETON JUNCTION INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|NUMBER OF HOMES AND APARTMENTS||910|
|PRINCETON JUNCTION HOME OWNERSHIP|
|% OWNER OCCUPIED||71.87%|
|% RENTER OCCUPIED||28.13%|
|TYPE OF PRINCETON JUNCTION HOMES|
|SINGLE FAMILY DETACHED||76.08%|
|ROWHOUSES AND ATTACHED HOMES||1.55%|
|SMALL APARTMENT BUILDINGS||6.91%|
|COMPLEXES OR HIGH RISE APARTMENTS||15.46%|
|SIZE OF PRINCETON JUNCTION HOMES|
|5 OR MORE BEDROOMS||14.54%|
|AGE OF PRINCETON JUNCTION HOMES|
|NEWER HOMES (2000 OR LATER)||12.58%|
|ESTABLISHED, BUT NOT OLD HOMES (1970-1999)||46.08%|
|WELL-ESTABLISHED, OLD HOMES (1940-1969)||26.60%|
|HISTORIC (1939 OR BEFORE)||14.74%|
|PRINCETON JUNCTION REAL ESTATE INFORMATION||DETAILS|
|MEDIAN HOME VALUE||$536,244|
|MEDIAN RENTAL PRICE||$1,571|
|HOME VALUE RANGE|
|$0 - $49,000||0.00%|
|$49,001 - $99,000||0.00%|
|$99,001 - $197,000||0.00%|
|$197,001 - $296,000||6.09%|
|$296,001 - $395,000||22.07%|
|$395,001 - $494,000||16.13%|
|$494,001 - $740,000||52.66%|
|$740,001 - $987,000||1.52%|
|PEOPLE OF PRINCETON JUNCTION||DETAILS|
|UNDER 5 YEARS||6.18%|
|5 TO 17||17.84%|
|18 TO 24||9.08%|
|25 TO 34||8.76%|
|35 TO 54||29.66%|
|55 TO 64||11.91%|
|65 YEARS AND OVER||16.57%|
|EDUCATIONAL ATTAINMENT OF ADULTS|
|HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATES||93.15%|
|MEDIAN HOUSEHOLD INCOME||$130,455|
|PER CAPITA INCOME||$56,141|
|INDIVIDUALS BELOW POVERTY LEVEL||8.59%|
|INDUSTRIES PEOPLE WORK IN||Manufacturing (20.29%)
Professional, scientific, and technical services (11.10%)
Information Technology (9.11%)
Real estate (4.55%)
|BLACK OR AFRICAN AMERICAN||0.12%|
|AMERICAN INDIAN AND ALASKA NATIVE||0.00%|
|NATIVE HAWAIIAN AND OTHER PACIFIC ISLANDERS||0.00%|
|SOME OTHER RACE ALONE||0.08%|
|TWO OR MORE RACES||2.50%|
|HISPANIC OR LATINO (OF ANY RACE)||14.28%|
|ETHNICITIES PRESENT||Italian (25.57%)
|LANGUAGES SPOKEN||English (73.44%)
Other Asian languages (7.11%)
Indic languages (2.40%)
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