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Princeton, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Princeton had a population of 300 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 38.4883 and longitude -95.2708 in Franklin County. The formal boundaries for the City of Princeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.33 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Franklin County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 971 feet.

The City of Princeton (GNIS ID: 2396282) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

The City of Princeton is located within Township of Ohio, a minor civil division (MCD) of Franklin County.

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: Ohio City.

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


Total Population 300
Population in Households 300
Population in Familes 264
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 903
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 116
Average Household Size 2.59
Family Households 91
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 128 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 102 (79.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 14 (10.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 ( 9.4%)
Median Home Value $192,000
Average Home Value $242,157


Median Household Income $64,260
Average Household Income $74,787
Per Capita Income $28,414
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 1.28% 0.53%
Households 1.0% 0.51%
Families 2.5% 0.44%
Median Household Income   1.16%
Per Capita Income   2.14%
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, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princeton to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 367 45th
Population Density1 # 310 54th
Diversity Index2 # 419 38th
Median Household Income # 48 93rd
Per Capita Income # 129 81st

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