Princeton, Iowa

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Princeton strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Iowa):

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Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Princeton Walking and Biking to Work
Median Family Income
(vs. Peers)
Top 18% Princeton Median Family Income

Comparative Profile of Princeton, Iowa

Comparing Princeton to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Iowa (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Male Share of the Population 10 10
Well-Paid Single Men 8 7
Children Under 5 Years Old 6 7
Age of the Population 5 4
Senior Citizens 2 2
Racial Diversity 2 3
Female Share of the Population 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 8 8
Average Household Size 8 9


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Median Family Income 9 9
People Above Poverty 8 7
People in Middle Class or Better 8 6
College Educated Adults 5 4

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 9 8
Working at Home 7 7
Short Commute Times 4 2
Public Transportation Use 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Housing Recently Built 5 8
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Affordability of Property Taxes 4 3
Affordability of Rents 3 1
People Living Alone 2 1

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Princeton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles NE of Davenport, Iowa (center to center)
Nearest Large City 139 miles W of Chicago, Illinois
County Scott
Metro Area Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
Standard Zip Codes 52768
Phone Area Codes 563
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 41.674
Longitude -90.34

Princeton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station LE CLAIRE L & D 14
Distance 8.1 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 29 F
Apr Temp 41 to 60 F
Jul Temp 67 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 64 F
Annual Precip 34.1 inches
Station ROCK ISLAND L&D 15
Distance 16 miles
Jan Temp 13 to 30 F
Apr Temp 41 to 61 F
Jul Temp 68 to 85 F
Oct Temp 45 to 65 F
Annual Precip 35.1 inches
Distance 17 miles
Jan Temp 12 to 30 F
Apr Temp 39 to 62 F
Jul Temp 65 to 86 F
Oct Temp 42 to 64 F
Annual Precip 38 inches
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Princeton Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 946 100%
Male 496 52.4%
Female 450 47.6%
Under 18 278 29.4%
18+ 668 70.6%
65+ 97 10.3%
Median Age 37
Average Family Size 3.05
White 934 98.7%
African-American 1 0.1%
Asian 1 0.1%
American Indian & Alaskan 3 0.3%
Other 1 0.1%
Mixed Race 6 0.6%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 7 0.7%

Estimated Princeton Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 931
Growth -15
Growth % -1.6%

Princeton Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 40.2%
Irish 11.4%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.1%
English 9.4%
US/American 6.4%
Polish 2.4%
Serbian 2.2%
Scotch-Irish 2%
Dutch 1.9%
French (except Basque) 1.9%
Swedish 1.7%
Belgian 1.7%
Celtic 1.6%
Scottish 1.4%
European 1.1%
Norwegian 1.1%
Swiss 0.9%
Danish 0.6%
Czech 0.5%
Welsh 0.2%
Italian 0.2%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Princeton 946 $53,182
Camanche 4,215 $51,583
Le Claire 2,847 $51,546
Long Grove 597 $68,125
Low Moor 240 $44,500
McCausland 299 $40,313
Riverdale 656 $41,875
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