Princeton Caldwell County, Kentucky

Princeton: City in Caldwell County, Kentucky, United States

About

Princeton is a city located in the county of Caldwell in the U.S. state of Kentucky. Its population at the 2010 census was 6,329 and a population density of 271 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 6,063 inhabitants.

The city was created 201 years ago in 1820.

Princeton Quick Facts

Population : 6,063 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : Kentucky (United States)
County : Caldwell County
Postal code : 42445
Area : 23.33 km2
Altitude : 482 feet / 147 meters
Capital city : Princeton is capital of Caldwell County
Establishment : December 12, 1820 (201 years ago)
Time Zone : Central Time Zone
Local time : 14:56:22 (4th October 2022)
Density : 260 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : -4.39% (2010-2020)
Princeton locator map
Location of Princeton on Kentucky map.
Caldwell County Kentucky Courthouse image
Caldwell County Kentucky Courthouse
Caldwell County Kentucky Courthouse image

Geography

Princeton is located at 37°6'33"N 87°52'55"W (37.1092200, -87.8819600).

Princeton map

Demographics

According to census records, the population of Princeton decreased by 4.39% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 6,329 - census
2011 6,339 0.16% estimation process
2012 6,313 -0.41% estimation process
2013 6,253 -0.96% estimation process
2014 6,224 -0.47% estimation process
2015 6,165 -0.96% estimation process
2016 6,105 -0.98% estimation process
2017 6,103 -0.03% estimation process
2018 6,111 0.13% estimation process
2019 6,115 0.07% estimation process
2020 6,063 -0.86% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 24,713
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 25,611
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : -3.5%
April 1, 2020 Population : 23,982
April 1, 2010 Population : 25,663
People under 5 years old, percentage : 6.3%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 22.8%
People over 65 (%) : 20.3%
Female persons, % : 51.3%
White only, percent : 87.4%
Black or African American alone, percent : 8.2%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.3%
Asians alone % : 0.6%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.0%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 3.2%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 4.0%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 84.0%
2015-2019 Veterans : 1,900
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 2.1%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.1%

Princeton zip code is 42445. County name: Caldwell, County fips: 21033

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 66.1%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $93,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,051
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $489
2015-2019 median gross rent : $799
2015-2019 Households : 11,017
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.23
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 81.1%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 4.0%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.1%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 77.2%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 91.1%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 18.9%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 11.8%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 7.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 64.3%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 59.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 71,734
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 913,649
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 307,168
2012 total retail sales per capita : $11,968
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 15.6
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $47,540
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $28,360
Percentage of people living in poverty : 20.7%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 2,126
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 850
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 971
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 193
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,802
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 109
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 1,865
2010 population per square mile : 1,772.2
2010 land area in square miles : 14.48

People born in Princeton (8)

People born in Princeton, including basketball player born 1947 Greg Smith, politician Casey Jones, production designer Charles Lisanby, .

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Schools in Princeton

College & universities near Princeton, KY

Code Name City ZIP
156860 Hopkinsville Community College Hopkinsville (KY) 42240

Stations (7)

Amtrak & bus stations near Princeton, KY

Code Name Address Type
MDV Madisonville, KY 4765 Hanson Road BUS
PAD Paducah, KY 2719 Irvin Cobb Avenue BUS
CRK Clarksville, TN 11 Jefferson Street \r\n BUS
VNA Vienna, IL 504 West Vine Street BUS
EVN Evansville, IN 119 Northwest 6th Street BUS

Post offices near Princeton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Princeton Post Office Princeton (KY) 42445

Other cities in Caldwell County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Caldwell County , KY.

City Name Population Title
Midway 1,915 Human settlement in Woodford County, Kentucky, United States of America
Fredonia 392 City in Kentucky, United States

Distance to Other Cities

Princeton distances to largest Kentucky cities