Princeton, Johnston County, North Carolina

Princeton: Town in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States

About

Princeton is a town located in the county of Johnston in the U.S. state of North Carolina. Its population at the 2010 census was 1,194 and a population density of 433 people per km². After 10 years in 2020 city had an estimated population of 1,425 inhabitants.

Quick Facts about Princeton

Population : 1,425 (2020)
Country : United States of America
State : North Carolina (United States)
County : Johnston County
Postal code : 27569
Phone Area Codes : 919
Area : 2.76 km2
Altitude : 151 feet / 46 meters
Time Zone : America/New_York
Local time : 09:40:40 (28th November 2022)
Density : 517 Pop. per km² as of 2020
Population growth : 16.21% (2010-2020)
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Geography

Princeton is located at 35°27'58"N 78°9'38"W (35.4659900, -78.1605500).

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Demographics

The population of Princeton increased by 16.21% in 10 years.

Year Population % Change Method
2010 1,194 - census
2011 1,214 1.65% estimation process
2012 1,222 0.65% estimation process
2013 1,234 0.97% estimation process
2014 1,244 0.8% estimation process
2015 1,267 1.82% estimation process
2016 1,297 2.31% estimation process
2017 1,330 2.48% estimation process
2018 1,375 3.27% estimation process
2019 1,398 1.65% estimation process
2020 1,425 1.89% estimation process

Demographic Facts

Estimated population as of July 1, 2019 : 10,122
Based on demographic estimates as of April 1, 2010 : 10,051
Based on demographic estimates as of 1 April 2010 : 0.7%
April 1, 2020 Population : 9,425
April 1, 2010 Population : 10,051
People under 5 years old, percentage : 3.9%
People under 18 years old, percentage : 15.5%
People over 65 (%) : 18.7%
Female persons, % : 43.8%
White only, percent : 89.1%
Black or African American alone, percent : 6.7%
American Indian and Alaska Native only, % : 0.2%
Asians alone % : 0.5%
Only Native Hawaiians and Other Pacific Islanders, % : 0.2%
% of people who have participated in two or more races : 2.3%
% of Hispanic or Latino : 5.7%
White people, not Hispanic or Latino people, make up the majority of the population. : 85.6%
2015-2019 Veterans : 710
Percentage of foreign-born people, 2015-2019 : 3.2%
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.0%

Princeton zip code is 27569. County name: Johnston, County fips: 37101

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Economic Facts

Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 56.0%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $92,100
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $1,120
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $603
2015-2019 median gross rent : $750
2015-2019 Households : 3,977
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.12
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 80.2%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 17.6%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 85.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 74.1%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 84.7%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 12.4%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 19.4%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 13.5%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 47.6%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 57.1%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,223
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 96,726
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 20,706
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 71,860
2012 total retail sales per capita : $7,376
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 16.9
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $39,130
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $21,057
Percentage of people living in poverty : 18.5%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 490
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 289
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 138
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : F
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 446
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 91
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 362
2010 population per square mile : 163.1
2010 land area in square miles : 61.62
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 65.4%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $273,500
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,248
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,061
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,163
2015-2019 Households : 4,366
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.31
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 86.8%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 30.2%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 90.5%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 81.0%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 89.4%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 33.6%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 8.1%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 8.2%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.0%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 55.0%
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 85,154
2012 total retail sales per capita : $8,022
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.8
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $59,219
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $38,448
Percentage of people living in poverty : 12.8%
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 968
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 566
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 281
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 119
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 831
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 37
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 859
2010 population per square mile : 5,457.4
2010 land area in square miles : 1.95
Residential units, July 1, 2019 : 196,201
Rate of owner-occupied housing units, 2015-2019 : 73.9%
Owner-occupied housing unit median value, 2015-2019 : $456,200
From 2015 to 2019, the median selected monthly owner costs - with a mortgage : $2,900
Monthly owner costs, without a mortgage, at the median, 2015-2019 : $1,188
2015-2019 median gross rent : $1,534
Permits for construction, 2020 : 1,630
2015-2019 Households : 181,884
Population per household, 2015-2019 : 2.66
Living in the same house a year ago, percentage of people aged one year and up, 2015-2019 : 91.7%
Languages other than English spoken at home, as a percentage of people aged 5 and up, 2015-2019 : 24.4%
Households with computers, %, 2015-2019 : 94.4%
Percentage of households with a broadband Internet subscription, 2015-2019 : 91.4%
Percentage of people aged 25 and up with a high school diploma or higher, 2015-2019 : 94.5%
Bachelor's degree or higher, proportion of people aged 25 and up, 2015-2019 : 54.1%
Percentage of people under the age of 65 who have a disability, 2015-2019 : 4.7%
Persons under the age of 65 who do not have health insurance, as a percentage : 5.7%
Total civilian labor force, percent of population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 67.9%
Female labor force participation in the civilian labor force, as a percentage of the population aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 61.6%
Total sales of lodging and food services in 2012 ($1,000) : 1,235,003
Total receipts/revenue for health care and social assistance in 2012 ($1,000) : 4,235,357
Manufacturers' total shipments in 2012 ($1,000) : 5,177,971
2012 total retail sales ($1,000) : 9,346,928
2012 total retail sales per capita : $18,769
Mean commute time to work (in minutes), workers aged 16 and up, 2015-2019 : 31.5
2015-2019 median household income (in 2019 dollars) : $115,527
Income per capita in the previous 12 months (in 2019 dollars), 2015-2019 : $58,109
Percentage of people living in poverty : 5.3%
Total number of employer establishments, 2019 : 16,700
2019 total employment : 309,210
2019 total annual payroll ($1,000) : 26,417,417
Total employment, change in percentage terms, 2018-2019 : 1.4%
2018 total non-employer establishments : 45,781
Total number of businesses in 2012 : 53,567
Men-owned businesses in 2012 : 31,260
Women-owned businesses in 2012 : 16,132
Minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 9,323
Non-minority-owned businesses in 2012 : 42,107
Veteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 3,955
Nonveteran-owned businesses in 2012 : 47,200
2010 population per square mile : 1,069.8
2010 land area in square miles : 460.18

People born in Princeton (1)

American scout and frontierswoman Calamity Jane was born in Princeton

Schools in Princeton

College & universities near Princeton, NC

Code Name City ZIP
198774 Johnston Community College Smithfield (NC) 27577-2350

Stations (14)

Amtrak & bus stations near Princeton, NC

Code Name Address Type
SSM Selma–Smithfield 500 East Railroad Street RAIL
GBO Goldsboro, NC 1615 East Beech Street BUS
WLN Wilson 401 East Nash Street RAIL
RGH Raleigh Union Station 320 West Cabarrus Street RAIL
KNC Kinston, NC 101 East New Bern Road BUS

Post offices near Princeton

Post Office Name City ZIP
Princeton Post Office Princeton (NC) 27569

Other places with the same name (14)

Other cities in Johnston County

Cities, Towns, Neighborhoods & Other Populated Places in Johnston County , NC.

City Name Population Title
Clayton 26,458 Town in North Carolina
Smithfield 13,333 County seat of Johnston County, North Carolina
Selma 7,323 Town of the United States
Archer Lodge 5,322 City in North Carolina, United States of America
Benson 4,024 Town in North Carolina, United States
Four Oaks 2,387 Town of the United States
Wilsons Mills 2,277 Park in the United States of America
Pine Level 1,861 City in Johnston County, North Carolina, United States of America
Kenly 1,624 Town of the United States
Micro 553 Town of the United States

Distance to Other Cities

Princeton distances to largest North Carolina cities