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Princeton is a city in Caldwell County.
Princeton is in the Pennyroyal region.
It is the county seat.
The community was named for William Prince, settler
The latitude of Princeton is 37.109N. The longitude is -87.881W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 482 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 6,394.
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9% of Princeton residents report German ancestry, and 11% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Princeton ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Princeton was $16,873, compared with $21,587 nationally.
11% of Princeton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Princeton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $254. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $625.
Libraries in Princeton include George Coon Public Library ... View libraries
Newspapers in Princeton include Princeton Times Leader
Caldwell County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Princeton political report.
The average commute time for Princeton workers is 19 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
Princeton, KYPros: We just moved here from the New England area...
Cons: It could be a minus for some people, that Princeton is in a dry county.
This is a good place to live, everyone is laid back and at a shower pace then many other states.
General info: If you would like to live in a small town, that is slowed paced, friendly people and the cost of living is very good...See all 3 reviews for Princeton
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