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Princeton, Wisconsin - Basic Facts

The City of Princeton had a population of 1,201 as of July 1, 2016.

The primary coordinate point for Princeton is located at latitude 43.8559 and longitude -89.1248 in Green Lake County. The formal boundaries for the City of Princeton (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.54 sq. miles and a water area of 0.1 sq. miles. Green Lake County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 781 feet.

The City of Princeton (GNIS ID: 1583986) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Princeton: Treats Landing.

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Princeton, WI Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,201
Population in Households 1,185
Population in Familes 917
Population in Group Qrtrs 16
Population Density1 781
Diversity Index2 11


Total Households 560
Average Household Size 2.12
Family Households 348
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 654 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 417 (63.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 143 (21.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 94 (14.4%)
Median Home Value $112,097
Average Home Value $147,242


Median Household Income $39,810
Average Household Income $51,305
Per Capita Income $23,497
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.17% -0.07%
Households 0.26% 0.07%
Families 1.76% 0.0%
Median Household Income   1.91%
Per Capita Income   1.61%
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, WI - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Princeton to the other 774 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Wisconsin by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 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 # 359 54th
Population Density1 # 332 57th
Diversity Index2 # 494 37th
Median Household Income # 665 14th
Per Capita Income # 541 30th

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