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Princeton, Florida - Basic Facts

The Princeton Census Designated Place had a population of 29,613 as of July 1, 2017. Princeton ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Florida. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 25.5406 and longitude -80.3984 in Miami-Dade County. The formal boundaries for the Princeton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 7.38 sq. miles and a water area of 0.05 sq. miles. Miami-Dade County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 10 feet.

The Princeton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2403449) 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.

Florida is one of 20 states where Census County Divisions (CCDs) are used for statistical tracking of subdivisions within each county. The Princeton Census Designated Place is located within Princeton-Goulds CCD of Miami-Dade 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, 2017.

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Princeton, FL Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 29,613
Population in Households 29,565
Population in Familes 26,612
Population in Group Qrtrs 48
Population Density1 4,015
Diversity Index2 73


Total Households 8,133
Average Household Size 3.64
Family Households 6,972
Average Family Size 4


Total Housing Units 8,703 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 5,266 (60.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,867 (32.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 570 ( 6.5%)
Median Home Value $186,023
Average Home Value $212,816


Median Household Income $54,272
Average Household Income $70,021
Per Capita Income $19,274
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 4.16% 2.57%
Households 4.23% 2.53%
Families 4.14% 2.5%
Median Household Income   2.32%
Per Capita Income   2.93%
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, FL - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princeton to the other 919 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Florida by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 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 # 133 86th
Population Density1 # 169 82nd
Diversity Index2 # 110 88th
Median Household Income # 313 66th
Per Capita Income # 727 21st

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