Princeton SnackAbility

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

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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
5,967
Unemployment
8.6%
Poverty
26.4%
Median Home
$89,800
Median Income
$40,467
Median Rent
$697

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
2017 5,967 -1.5%
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 438.1 350.7 382.9
Murder 0.0 4.7 5.3
Robbery 67.4 28.9 98.0
Aggravated Assault 320.1 273.4 248.9
Property Crime 3521.5 1852.0 2362.0
Burglary 1112.0 420.1 430.4
Larceny 2240.9 1266.6 1694.0
Car Theft 168.5 165.3 237.4

Race / Ethnicity in Princeton

White
85.4% (5,097)
African American
6.6% (393)
American Indian
0.2% (12)
Asian
0.4% (26)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
3.6% (215)
Hispanic
3.8% (224)
Race Princeton WV USA
White 85.4% 92.3% 61.5%
African American 6.6% 3.5% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 5.3%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 3.6% 1.6% 2.3%
Hispanic 3.8% 1.5% 17.6%

Household Income For Princeton, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
11.3% (67,427)
$10,000 to $14,999
7.5% (44,752)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.5% (98,455)
$25,000 to $34,999
11.0% (65,637)
$35,000 to $49,999
17.5% (104,422)
$50,000 to $74,999
19.6% (116,953)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.9% (53,106)
$100,000 to $149,999
4.5% (26,851)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.5% (8,950)
$200,000 or more
1.7% (10,143)
Income Princeton WV USA
Less than $10,000 11.3% 9.3% 6.7%
$10,000 to $14,999 7.5% 6.4% 4.9%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.5% 13.4% 9.8%
$25,000 to $34,999 11.0% 11.5% 9.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 17.5% 14.6% 13.0%
$50,000 to $74,999 19.6% 18.0% 17.7%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.9% 10.9% 12.3%
$100,000 to $149,999 4.5% 10.2% 14.1%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.5% 3.1% 5.8%
$200,000 or more 1.7% 2.5% 6.3%

Gender in Princeton

Female
49.7% (2,968)
Male
50.3% (2,998)
Gender Princeton WV USA
Female 49.7% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 50.3% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Princeton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (599)
9-12th Grade
6.9% (413)
High School / GED
35.3% (2,105)
Some College
22.7% (1,352)
Associate's Degree
6.1% (364)
Bachelor's Degree
10.5% (626)
Master's Degree
6.8% (403)
Professional Degree
0.7% (44)
Doctorate Degree
0.9% (55)
Education Princeton WV USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.7% 8.8%
9-12th Grade 6.9% 9.4% 7.2%
High School / GED 35.3% 40.6% 27.3%
Some College 22.7% 18.5% 20.8%
Associate's Degree 6.1% 6.9% 8.3%
Bachelor's Degree 10.5% 12.0% 19.1%
Master's Degree 6.8% 5.8% 8.4%
Professional Degree 0.7% 1.3% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 0.9% 0.9% 1.4%

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