Princeton, New Jersey 

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Population

30,722

+145.1% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

2.1%

Median Income

$116,875

Median Home Price

$916,000

Best Places to Live in Princeton, New Jersey

Capital city - Western New Jersey along the Delaware River and Pennsylvania border, 40 miles north of Philadelphia. September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Princeton, while January and February are the least comfortable months.

Pros
Nearby college town
Historic interest
Moderate living costs
Cons
Economy
Long commutes
Low educational attainment
 $4,000 
182 Washington Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2000 SqFt
 $3,500 
280 Prospect Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2 | 1450 SqFt
 $5,500 
301 Riverside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3 | 2222 SqFt

What Bert Has To Say About Trenton Metro Area

Trenton, the capital of New Jersey, contains a fairly typical mix of government activities with a strong complement of commercial and industrial activities typically found in Mid-sized Eastern cities. Unlike most New Jersey cities, it is more tied economically to the Delaware Valley and Philadelphia than it is to the New York area, but like many places in the state, the area is characterized by contrasts. Numerous well-preserved historic districts date back to the Revolutionary War. Impoverished areas are also present and there’s a strong working-class element.


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QUICK FACTS

Real Estate: For Sale
Country:
United States
State: New Jersey
County: Mercer County
Metro Area: Trenton Metro Area
Political Ideology: Somewhat liberal
City: Princeton
Zip Codes: 08540 08542
Time zone: Eastern Standard Time (EST)
Elevation: 56 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Princeton is 2.1% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Princeton jobs have increased by 1.3%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Princeton's cost of living is 94.6% higher than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Princeton's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
September, June and August are the most pleasant months in Princeton, while January and February are the least comfortable months. Today's Weather | Climate Averages

VOTING
Mercer county voted Democratic in the previous five Presidential elections. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Princeton's population is 30,722 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 145.1%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 27.9 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Princeton is $916,000. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been -0.1%. Check out the homes in the area

SCHOOLS
Princeton public schools spend $24,145 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 11 students per teacher in Princeton. More Education



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Housing Market in Princeton

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Reviews for Princeton   5 Reviews
College towns are in a class by themselves - 3/17/2010
Many cities have colleges in them, but Princeton's character and quality of life are very deeply influenced by having such an outstanding school contributing to all... Read More

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Quick response to crime - 4/9/2009
police are very quick to respond and resolve crime problems. very safe place to live. when you feel safe, all other issues are... Read More

Homes are Always in Demand! - 2/21/2008
You'll never lose on a real estate investment in Princeton. It has that cache that people always desire. McCarter Theatre, University concerts, fine dining, great... Read More


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08540 08542

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NEW LISTINGS IN PRINCETON
$4,000
182 Washington Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$3,500
280 Prospect Ave
Bed 3 | Bath 2

$5,500
301 Riverside Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 3

$12,500
754 Great Rd
Bed 5 | Bath 7

$5,000
16 Benedek Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 5

$3,300
222 Washington Rd
Bed 4 | Bath 3

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23 Tanner Dr
Bed 4 | Bath 4

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