Princeton Demographics

Overview

Since the 2000 U.S. Census, our population has experienced a large growth rate, which continues to escalate. As being one of the cities in Collin County, the fastest-growing county in Texas, our location has opened opportunities for retail and commercial growth and has become a popular target for planned residential development in the eastern part of Collin County.

  • 2000 - 3,477
  • 2010 - 6,807
  • 2014 - 8,679
  • 2019 - 13,894 Estimated
  • 2020 - 17,027 

Demographics

CategoryUnit of Measurement
Population
17,027
Households
3,582
Female Population
54%
Male Population
45.99%
Median Age
32.6
White
78.5%
Hispanic
26.5%
Black or African American
11.6%
Asian
2.2%


Educational Attainment & Income by Highest Percentage

Category
Unit of Measurement
$50,000 to $74,999
22.50%
$75,000 to $99,999
16.70%
$100,000 to $125,000
16.2%
High School Graduate or Equivalent
28.10%
Some College
25.67%
Associate Degree
10.28%
Bachelor Degree
19.91%
Graduate Degree
5.32%


Data derived from: Population Estimates, American Community Survey, Census of Population and Housing, Current Population Survey, Small Area Health Insurance Estimates, Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates, State and County Housing Unit Estimates, County Business Patterns, Non-employer Statistics, Economic Census, Survey of Business Owners and Building Permits.