Princeton SnackAbility

5
/10
Overall SnackAbility
Jobs
5/10
Housing
5
Affordability
8
Diversity
6
Safety
N/A
Amenities
8
Education
5
Commute
9

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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
5,907
Unemployment
7.5%
Poverty
24.1%
Median Home
$90,600
Median Income
$39,826
Median Rent
$703

2 Reviews & Comments About Princeton

Overall User Rating
1.5
/5

Brody Price

I live in Princeton and their is nothing to do at all


HomeSnacks User

Horrible I got stabbed last time I was visiting

Bedsides the knife in my stomach is the drug problem

Rankings for Princeton in West Virginia

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1

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2

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3

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4

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5

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Population 8,000

6

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Population 8,458

7

Bluefield, VA
Population 4,984

8

Bluefield, WV
Population 10,022

9

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Population 5,439

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Population 5,787

Map Of Princeton, WV

Population over time in Princeton

Year Population % Change
2017 5,907 -1.0%
2016 5,967 -1.5%
2015 6,056 -0.4%
2014 6,082 -4.8%
2013 6,387 -1.0%
2012 6,454 0.4%
2011 6,427 0.2%
2010 6,413 0.7%
2009 6,370 -

Race / Ethnicity in Princeton

White
87.4% (5,160)
African American
6.1% (363)
American Indian
0.2% (10)
Asian
0.4% (23)
Hawaiian
0.0% (0)
Other
0.0% (0)
Two Or More
2.7% (161)
Hispanic
3.2% (190)
Race Princeton WV USA
White 87.4% 92.1% 61.1%
African American 6.1% 3.6% 12.3%
American Indian 0.2% 0.2% 0.7%
Asian 0.4% 0.8% 5.4%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.0% 0.2%
Other 0.0% 0.2% 0.2%
Two Or More 2.7% 1.6% 2.4%
Hispanic 3.2% 1.5% 17.8%

Household Income For Princeton, West Virginia

Less than $10,000
10.2% (60,048)
$10,000 to $14,999
8.1% (47,992)
$15,000 to $24,999
16.7% (98,487)
$25,000 to $34,999
10.8% (63,914)
$35,000 to $49,999
18.4% (108,950)
$50,000 to $74,999
18.1% (106,903)
$75,000 to $99,999
8.7% (51,404)
$100,000 to $149,999
6.4% (37,757)
$150,000 to $199,999
1.0% (6,141)
$200,000 or more
1.5% (9,098)
Income Princeton WV USA
Less than $10,000 10.2% 896.9% 633.5%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 622.9% 460.0%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 1322.9% 931.0%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 1163.9% 928.5%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.4% 1439.7% 1263.2%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 1793.1% 1746.4%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 1096.6% 1247.6%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 1072.2% 1464.4%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 324.9% 627.5%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 267.0% 697.9%

Gender in Princeton

Female
51.2% (3,021)
Male
48.8% (2,885)
Gender Princeton WV USA
Female 51.2% 50.6% 50.8%
Male 48.8% 49.4% 49.2%

Highest level of educational attainment in Princeton for adults over 25

< 9th Grade
10.0% (590)
9-12th Grade
7.0% (413)
High School / GED
35.0% (2,067)
Some College
23.0% (1,358)
Associate's Degree
7.0% (413)
Bachelor's Degree
11.0% (649)
Master's Degree
6.0% (354)
Professional Degree
0.0% (0)
Doctorate Degree
1.0% (59)
Education Princeton WV USA
< 9th Grade 10.0% 4.0% 6.0%
9-12th Grade 7.0% 9.0% 7.0%
High School / GED 35.0% 41.0% 27.0%
Some College 23.0% 19.0% 21.0%
Associate's Degree 7.0% 7.0% 8.0%
Bachelor's Degree 11.0% 12.0% 19.0%
Master's Degree 6.0% 6.0% 9.0%
Professional Degree 0.0% 1.0% 2.0%
Doctorate Degree 1.0% 1.0% 1.0%

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