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Ray, Ray, Ray, Princeton, Princeton, NJ
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Princeton, NJ

Class: Town
Class rank: 2

Charming but expensive, the borough is known for its tree-lined streets and upscale shops. Not surprisingly, Princeton supports its public library and preserves its historic sites. Unemployment is low and per-capita income is high.



Combined college enrollment: 6,547

Population: 14,203
Population change, 1990-2000: 18.20%

Median age: 24.7
(National: 35.3)

Per capita income: $27,292
(National: $21,587)

Unemployment rate: 3%
(National: 4.0%)

Owner-occupied housing: 44.5%

Public library expenditures, per capita: $98.97

Community profiles:
Princeton, NJ
Princeton demographics

College profiles:
Princeton University

Notes:
1. All figures are for the years 1999-2000.
2. Combined enrollment figures are for the four-year colleges included in this survey.
3. Unemployment rates are an annual average.
4. Per-capita income and unemployment rates are county-level statistics.

For more on the sources and statistics used in this study, see methodology.


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