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Princeton, South Carolina - Basic Facts

The Princeton Census Designated Place had a population of 62 as of July 1, 2015. Princeton ranks in the lower quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in South Carolina. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 34.4912 and longitude -82.2957 in Laurens County. The formal boundaries for the Princeton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.75 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Laurens County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 761 feet.

While the primary coordinates for Princeton Census Designated Place are located in Laurens County, it should be noted that the formal boundaries for this community also extend into and Greenville County.

The Princeton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403448) has a U1 Census Class Code which indicates a census designated place with an official federally recognized name. It also has a Functional Status Code of "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

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, 2015.

Princeton Census Designated Place, SC Boundary Map

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Princeton, SC Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)

POPULATION

Total Population 62
Population in Households 62
Population in Familes 53
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 83
Diversity Index2 15
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 22
Average Household Size 2.82
Family Households 16
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 29 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 18 (62.1%)
Renter Occupied HU 4 (13.8%)
Vacant Housing Units 7 (24.1%)
Median Home Value $89,286
Average Home Value $98,529
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $35,000
Average Household Income $43,902
Per Capita Income $17,304
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.0% 0.0%
Households 0.0% 0.0%
Families -2.22% 0.0%
Median Household Income   0.0%
Per Capita Income   2.26%
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.

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Princeton, SC - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princeton to the other 395 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in South Carolina by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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 # 393 1st
Population Density1 # 367 7th
Diversity Index2 # 378 5th
Median Household Income # 235 41st
Per Capita Income # 271 32nd

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE South Carolina Census Data Comparison Tool.