Princeton, KY Demographics

Population - Employment - Households - Income / Financial - Housing - Education - Marital Status - Means of Transport to Work - Median Income by Zipcode

What is the population of Princeton?

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There are 6,248 residents in Princeton, with a median age of 40.4. Of this, 48.3% are males and 51.7% are females. US-born citizens make up 97.57% of the resident pool in Princeton, while non-US-born citizens account for 1.34%. Additionally, 1.09% of the population is represented by non-citizens.
A total of 5,593 people in Princeton currently live in the same house as they did last year.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Population 6,248 0.7%
Male Population 3,018 3.5%
Female Population 3,230 -1.8%
Male population 48.3%
Female population 51.7%
Y-o-Y Change
Median Age 40.4 6.3%
Citizen US Born 6,096 1.0%
Citizen not US Born 84 -13.4%
Not Citizen 68 -9.3%
Citizen US Born 97.57%
Citizen not US Born 1.34%
Not Citizen 1.09%
Y-o-Y Change
Moved from Same County 114 -42.1%
Moved from Same State 397 78.0%
Moved from Different State 46 64.3%
Same House as Last Year 5,593 -0.2%
Moved from Same County 1.85%
Moved from Same State 6.46%
Moved from Different State 0.75%
Same House as Last Year 90.94%

What are the employment statistics in Princeton?

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White-collar workers make up 71.85% of the working population in Princeton, while blue-collar employees account for 28.15%. There are also 103 entrepreneurs in Princeton (4.12% of the workforce); 1,850 workers employed in private companies (73.97%); and 452 people working in governmental institutions (18.07%).
Y-o-Y Change
White Collar 1,797 -2.8%
Blue Collar 704 34.4%
White Collar 71.85%
Blue Collar 28.15%
Y-o-Y Change
Self Employees 103 -14.2%
Private Companies 1,850 13.8%
Governmental Workers 452 -4.6%
Not for Profit Companies 96 -36.8%
Self Employees 4.12%
Private Companies 73.97%
Governmental Workers 18.07%
Not for Profit Companies 3.84%

How many households are there in Princeton?

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There are a total of 2,487 households in Princeton, each made up of around 2 members. Family establishments represent 63.21% of these Princeton households, while non-family units account for the remaining 36.79%. Additionally, 36.35% of households have children and 63.65% of households are without children.
Y-o-Y Change
Total Households 2,487 -1.9%
Average People Per Household 2 2.1%
Family Households 1,572 -1.7%
Non-family Households 915 -2.2%
Family Households 63.21%
Non-family Households 36.79%
Y-o-Y Change
Households with Children 904 3.4%
Households without Children 1,583 -4.7%
Households with Children 36.35%
Households without Children 63.65%

What are the median and average incomes in Princeton?

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The average annual household income in Princeton is $67,925, while the median household income sits at $46,317 per year. Residents aged 25 to 44 earn $54,867, while those between 45 and 64 years old have a median wage of $61,570. In contrast, people younger than 25 and those older than 65 earn less, at $35,030 and $22,674, respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Average Household Income $67,925 8.3%
Median Household Income $46,317 11.6%
People below Poverty Level 905 -3.6%
People above Poverty Level 5,122 2.3%

How many homeowners and renters are there in Princeton?

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There are 2,996 housing units in Princeton, and the median year in which these properties were built is 1961. Of the 2,487 occupied housing units in Princeton, 59.87% are owner-occupied, while 40.13% have renters living in them.
Meanwhile, properties bought with mortgages account for 46.68% of the units, and the median value of a home with a mortgage is $96,800. In general, housing costs reach $626 per month in Princeton.
Y-o-Y Change
Housing Units 2,996 1.8%
Median Year Built 1961 0.1%
Built in 1939 or Earlier 551 15.0%
Built between 1940 and 1949 304 -5.9%
Built between 1950 and 1959 600 -9.8%
Built between 1960 and 1969 455 22.6%
Built between 1970 and 1979 494 26.7%
Built between 1980 and 1989 95 -44.4%
Built between 1990 and 1999 272 -15.0%
Built between 2000 and 2009 149 -8.6%
Built between 2010 and 2019 76 24.6%
Y-o-Y Change
Occupied Housing Units 2,487 -1.9%
Owner Occupied 1,489 -5.5%
Renter Occupied 998 4.0%
Owner Occupied 59.87%
Renter Occupied 40.13%
Y-o-Y Change
With Mortgage 695 -10.4%
Without Mortgage 794 -0.6%
Median Value with Mortgage $96,800 11.8%
Median Value without Mortgage $72,500 13.6%
Median Housing Costs per Month $626 7.6%
With Mortgage 46.68%
Without Mortgage 53.32%

What is the level of education in Princeton?

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Approximately 54.96% of the population in Princeton holds a high school degree (that's 2,586 residents), while 17.68% have attained a college certificate (1,025 locals) and 9.03% have a bachelor's degree (425 people).
Y-o-Y Change
No High School 155 91.4%
Some High School 2,586 0.2%
Some College 1,025 10.9%
Associate Degree 446 1.6%
Bachelor's Degree 425 -7.2%
Graduate Degree 261 -23.0%
No High School 3.29%
Some High School 54.96%
Some College 17.68%
Associate Degree 9.48%
Bachelor's Degree 9.03%
Graduate Degree 5.55%

What is the marital status of Princeton residents?

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A total of 1,462 people in Princeton have never been married (which represents 29.79% of the total population), while 2,013 of them are wedded (41.02%). Separated and divorced residents are in smaller numbers, at 72 (1.47%) and 765 (15.59%), respectively.
Y-o-Y Change
Never Married 1,462 6.9%
Married 2,013 -7.7%
Separated 72 -11.1%
Widowed 667 10.1%
Divorced 765 9.4%
Never Married 29.79%
Married 41.02%
Separated 1.47%
Widowed 13.59%
Divorced 15.59%

What are the most common means of transportation in Princeton?

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Y-o-Y Change
Car 2,273 12.8%

What is the median and average household income in Princeton by zipcode?

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ZipCode Population Number of Households Median Income Average Income
42445 10,242 4,307 $51,049.00 $70,945.00

Methodology & Disclaimers


Demographic data shown in this section was gathered from the latest U.S. Census Bureau release, the 2022 American Community Survey. The information is updated yearly, as soon as new data is made available by the US Census Bureau.
No representation, guarantee or warranty is made as to the accuracy or completeness of information modified or aggregated for specific neighborhoods and/or zip codes.

Zip codes included in this demographic data: 42445