Princeton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
7
Diversity
7
Safety
4
Amenities
8
Education
6
Commute
8.5

Princeton, WV Photos

Princeton, West Virginia Info Snack

Princeton, often referred to as the "Jewel of the South," is a city in and the county seat of Mercer County, West Virginia, United States. The population was 6,432 at the 2010 census. It is part of the Bluefield, WV-VA micropolitan area which has a population of 107,342. The town hosts the Princeton Rays baseball club of the Appalachian League.
Population
6,056
Unemployment
8.2%
Poverty
27.8%
Median Home
$87,000
Median Income
$35,100
Median Rent
$685

Rankings for Princeton in West Virginia

Best Places Around Princeton

1

Blacksburg, VA
Population 43,973

2

Christiansburg, VA
Population 21,799

3

Radford, VA
Population 17,186

4

Pulaski, VA
Population 8,918

5

Wytheville, VA
Population 8,167

6

Oak Hill, WV
Population 8,722

7

Bluefield, VA
Population 5,254

8

Bluefield, WV
Population 10,366

9

Richlands, VA
Population 5,568

10

Marion, VA
Population 5,891

Map Of Princeton, WV

Population over time in Princeton

Year Population % Change
2016 6,056 -0.4%
2015 6,082 -4.8%
2014 6,387 -1.0%
2013 6,454 0.4%
2012 6,427 0.2%
2011 6,413 0.7%
2010 6,370 -

Crime in Princeton Per 100k

Crime Princeton WV USA
Violent Crime 698.0 358.1 386.3
Murder 16.6 4.4 5.3
Robbery 16.6 39.3 102.8
Aggravated Assault 631.5 278.5 248.5
Property Crime 3573.2 2047.2 2450.7
Burglary 980.6 507.9 468.9
Larceny 2426.5 1402.3 1745.0
Car Theft 166.2 137.0 236.9

Race / Ethnicity in Princeton

White
85.8% (5,196)
African American
6.5% (394)
American Indian
1.4% (85)
Asian
0.4% (26)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.3% (141)
Hispanic
3.5% (214)
Race Princeton WV USA
White 85.8% 92.4% 60.6%
African American 6.5% 3.4% 10.4%
American Indian 1.4% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.7% 4.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.1%
Other 0.0% 0.1% 3.9%
Two Or More 2.3% 1.7% 2.5%
Hispanic 3.5% 1.4% 17.3%

Household Income For Princeton, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
13.9% (841)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.8% (532)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.5% (999)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (654)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.1% (1,035)
$50,000 to $74,999
17.6% (1,065)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.2% (496)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.9% (296)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.7% (102)
$200,000 or more
0.6% (36)
Income Princeton WV USA
Less than $10,000 13.9% 9.7% 7.0%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.8% 6.6% 5.1%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.5% 13.8% 10.2%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 11.8% 9.9%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.1% 14.9% 13.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 17.6% 17.7% 17.8%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.2% 10.8% 12.2%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.9% 9.6% 13.5%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.7% 2.8% 5.4%
$200,000 or more 0.6% 2.3% 5.7%

Gender in Princeton

Female
51.9% (3,143)
Male
48.1% (2,912)
Gender Princeton WV USA
Female 51.9% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 48.1% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Princeton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.7% (646)
9-12th Grade
8.5% (513)
High School / GED
32.8% (1,984)
Some College
23.3% (1,410)
Associate's Degree
4.6% (280)
Bachelor's Degree
11.9% (722)
Master's Degree
6.3% (383)
Professional Degree
0.7% (42)
Doctorate Degree
1.2% (71)
Education Princeton WV USA
< 9th Grade 10.7% 4.9% 5.6%
9-12th Grade 8.5% 9.7% 7.4%
High School / GED 32.8% 40.5% 27.5%
Some College 23.3% 18.5% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 4.6% 6.8% 8.2%
Bachelor's Degree 11.9% 11.9% 18.8%
Master's Degree 6.3% 5.6% 8.2%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.2% 0.8% 1.3%

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