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The Princeton Census Designated Place had a population of 158 as of July 1, 2017. 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 Idaho. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 46.9172 and longitude -116.8261 in Latah County. 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. Latah County is in the Pacific time zone (GMT -8). The elevation is 2,516 feet.

The Princeton Census Designated Place (GNIS ID: 2585582) 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.

Idaho 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 Potlatch Division of Latah 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, ID Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2017)


Total Population 158
Daytime Population: Workers 21
Daytime Population: Residents 66
Total Daytime Population (TDP) 87
Ratio TDP/Total Population1 0.55
Population in Households 158
Population in Familes 134
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 248
Diversity Index3 9


Median Household Income $47,910
Average Household Income $60,677
Per Capita Income $24,046


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 $220,000
Average Home Value $284,259


Total Households 64
Average Household Size 2.47
Family Households 47
Average Family Size 3
  1. If the ratio of the TDP to Total Population is greater than 1, the location gains population during the day when commuting workers are present. If the ratio is less than 1, the location is more of a bedroom community where people commute to another place for work.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2017 2017-2022
Population 0.91% 0.99%
Households 0.66% 0.92%
Families 2.61% 0.84%
Median Household Income   3.07%
Per Capita Income   2.79%

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, 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 # 194 15th
Population Density # 181 21st
Diversity Index # 219 4th
Median Household Income # 77 67th
Per Capita Income # 72 69th

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