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Princeton is a city in Scott County, in the Davenport-Moline metro area.
The community is believed named for Princeton, NJ
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Iowa named Princeton. For links to other places called Princeton, IA, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Princeton is 41.674N. The longitude is -90.34W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 584 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 937.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Princeton demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Scott County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Davenport-Moline area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 52768 ZIP code.
36% of Princeton residents report German ancestry, and 17% 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 $18,678, compared with $21,587 nationally.
12% 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 $356. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $888.
Libraries in Princeton include Princeton Station ... View libraries
Scott County supported John Kerry in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Princeton political report.
The average commute time for Princeton workers is 26 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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