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Princeton, Minnesota - Basic Facts

The City of Princeton had a population of 4,899 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 45.5677 and longitude -93.592 in Mille Lacs County. The formal boundaries for the City of Princeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 4.98 sq. miles and a water area of 0.22 sq. miles. Mille Lacs County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 981 feet.

While the primary coordinates for City of Princeton are located in Mille Lacs County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Sherburne County.

The City of Princeton (GNIS ID: 2396279) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Princeton population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Princeton: City of Princeton.


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Princeton, MN Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 4,899
Population in Households 4,789
Population in Familes 3,713
Population in Group Qrtrs 110
Population Density1 984
Diversity Index2 12
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 1,990
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 1,278
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 2,125 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 1,334 (62.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 656 (30.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 135 ( 6.4%)
Median Home Value $128,889
Average Home Value $164,580
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $44,480
Average Household Income $55,780
Per Capita Income $22,309
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.51% 0.44%
Households 0.35% 0.35%
Families 1.2% 0.25%
Median Household Income   -0.5%
Per Capita Income   0.65%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Princeton, MN - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princeton to the other 905 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Minnesota by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 148 84th
Population Density1 # 291 68th
Diversity Index2 # 486 46th
Median Household Income # 673 26th
Per Capita Income # 819 10th

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