Living in Princeton, WV

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Updated: 2020-03-10

Princeton SnackAbility

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

Princeton, WV Cost Of Living

81
Princeton's Overall Cost Of Living
0.8x
Lower Than The National Average

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

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Rankings for Princeton in West Virginia

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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% 9.0% 6.3%
$10,000 to $14,999 8.1% 6.2% 4.6%
$15,000 to $24,999 16.7% 13.2% 9.3%
$25,000 to $34,999 10.8% 11.6% 9.3%
$35,000 to $49,999 18.4% 14.4% 12.6%
$50,000 to $74,999 18.1% 17.9% 17.5%
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7% 11.0% 12.5%
$100,000 to $149,999 6.4% 10.7% 14.6%
$150,000 to $199,999 1.0% 3.2% 6.3%
$200,000 or more 1.5% 2.7% 7.0%

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%

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

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