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Princeton, Indiana

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Princeton is a city located in Gibson County, in the US state of Indiana. As of the 2000 census, the city had a total population of 8,175. The city is the county seat of Gibson CountyTemplate:GR.

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Geography

Princeton is located at 38°21'13" North, 87°34'14" West (38.353617, -87.570541)Template:GR.

According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has a total area of 12.6 km² (4.8 mi²). 12.6 km² (4.8 mi²) of it is land and none of it is covered by water.

Demographics

As of the censusTemplate:GR of 2000, there are 8,175 people, 3,451 households, and 2,146 families residing in the city. The population density is 650.8/km² (1,685.6/mi²). There are 3,806 housing units at an average density of 303.0/km² (784.8/mi²). The racial makeup of the city is 91.36% White, 5.36% African American, 0.17% Native American, 1.26% Asian, 0.01% Pacific Islander, 0.39% from other races, and 1.44% from two or more races. 1.13% of the population are Hispanic or Latino of any race.

There are 3,451 households out of which 28.9% have children under the age of 18 living with them, 44.1% are married couples living together, 13.8% have a female householder with no husband present, and 37.8% are non-families. 33.0% of all households are made up of individuals and 15.9% have someone living alone who is 65 years of age or older. The average household size is 2.28 and the average family size is 2.88.

In the city the population is spread out with 24.1% under the age of 18, 8.8% from 18 to 24, 27.4% from 25 to 44, 20.6% from 45 to 64, and 19.1% who are 65 years of age or older. The median age is 38 years. For every 100 females there are 87.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there are 83.0 males.

The median income for a household in the city is $26,689, and the median income for a family is $37,308. Males have a median income of $28,076 versus $19,825 for females. The per capita income for the city is $15,049. 15.8% of the population and 15.0% of families are below the poverty line. Out of the total population, 23.2% of those under the age of 18 and 11.2% of those 65 and older are living below the poverty line.

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