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Princeton, Idaho - Basic Facts

The Princeton Census Designated Place is a community or populated place (Class Code U5) located in Latah County at latitude 46.9172 and longitude -116.8261. Latah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,516 feet.

The formal official name is the Princeton Census Designated Place, but most people and references simply refer to it as Princeton, Idaho.

The U5 Census Class Code for Princeton indicates a populated place that is also a census designated place with the same name.. The Census Designated Place has a Functional Status Code "S" which identifies a statistical entity.

The formal boundaries for the Princeton Census Designated Place (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

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Princeton, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 154
Population in Households 154
Population in Familes 131
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 242
Diversity Index2 9


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.41
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 76 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 55 (72.4%)
Renter Occupied HU 10 (13.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 12 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Average Home Value $164,815


Median Household Income $46,694
Average Household Income $55,737
Per Capita Income $22,313
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.94% 1.02%
Households 1.14% 1.22%
Families 4.49% 1.25%
Median Household Income   2.53%
Per Capita Income   1.8%
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, ID - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princeton to the other 227 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Idaho by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 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 # 195 15th
Population Density1 # 184 19th
Diversity Index2 # 216 5th
Median Household Income # 82 64th
Per Capita Income # 81 65th

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