Princeton, KY Demographics


Population: 6,536. Estimated population in July 2019: 6,447 (-1.4% change)
Males: 2,963 (45.3%), Females: 3,573 (54.7%)

Caldwell County

Zip code: 42445

Median resident age: 42.0 years
Median household income: $26,654
Median house value: $52,500

Races in Princeton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (88.8%)
  • Black (9.0%)
  • Hispanic (0.9%)
  • Two or more races (0.7%)
  • Other race (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (25.4%), English (12.6%), Irish (9.0%), German (7.4%), Scottish (2.7%), Scotch-Irish (2.4%).

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 9.1 square miles

Map of Princeton, KY

Population

For population 25 years and over in Princeton

  • High school or higher: 72.1%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 10.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.7%
  • Unemployed: 5.3%
  • Mean travel time to work: 19.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton city

  • Never married: 16.3%
  • Now married: 58.0%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 11.1%
  • Divorced: 11.0%

0.5% Foreign born

Population change: -515 (-7.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Princeton:

  • CALDWELL CO HOSP (101 HOSPITAL DRIVE BOX 410)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Princeton:

  • TRIGG COUNTY HOSPITAL (about 18 miles; CADIZ, KY)
  • CRITTENDEN CO HOSP (about 21 miles; MARION, KY)
  • LIVINGSTON HOSP AND HEALTHCARE SER INC (about 28 miles; SALEM, KY)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Princeton:

Other public-use airports nearest to Princeton:

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 44 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; FT enrollment: 5,744)
  • UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN INDIANA (about 62 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 7,510)
  • UNIVERSITY OF EVANSVILLE (about 64 miles; EVANSVILLE, IN; FT enrollment: 2,440)
  • TRINITY THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY-TRINITY COLLEGE (about 69 miles; NEWBURGH, IN; FT enrollment: 2,986)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 82 miles; MARTIN, TN; FT enrollment: 5,131)
  • JOHN A LOGAN COLLEGE (about 95 miles; CARTERVILLE, IL; FT enrollment: 4,255)

Schools

Public high school in Princeton:

  • CALDWELL COUNTY HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 620; Location: 350 BECKNER LN; Grades: 09 – 12)

Public primary/middle schools in Princeton:

  • CALDWELL COUNTY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 499; Location: 105 EDUCATION DR; Grades: 01 – 05)
  • CALDWELL COUNTY MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 468; Location: 440 BECKNER LN; Grades: 06 – 08)
  • CALDWELL COUNTY PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 410; Location: 1000 MARION RD; Grades: PK – 03)

Private primary/middle school in Princeton:

  • SOUTHSIDE PRESCHOOL & KG (Students: 72; Location: P. O. BOX 684; Grades: PK – KG)

Libraries

Library in Princeton:

  • GEORGE COON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $186,784; Location: 114 SOUTH HARRISON STREET; 36,218 books; 269 audio materials; 358 video materials; 61 serial subscriptions)