Princeton, South Carolina

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Princeton, South Carolina
Location of Princeton, South Carolina
Location of Princeton, South Carolina
Coordinates: 34°29′50″N 82°17′8″W / 34.49722°N 82.28556°W / 34.49722; -82.28556Coordinates: 34°29′50″N 82°17′8″W / 34.49722°N 82.28556°W / 34.49722; -82.28556
CountryUnited States
StateSouth Carolina
 • Total0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Land0.7 sq mi (1.9 km2)
 • Water0.0 sq mi (0.0 km2)
761 ft (232 m)
 • Total65
 • Density87.1/sq mi (33.6/km2)
Time zoneUTC-5 (Eastern (EST))
 • Summer (DST)UTC-4 (EDT)
FIPS code45-58435[1]
GNIS feature ID1231691[2]

Princeton is a census-designated place (CDP) in Laurens County, South Carolina, United States. The population was 65 at the 2000 census. It is part of the GreenvilleMauldinEasley Metropolitan Statistical Area.


Princeton is located at 34°29′50″N 82°17′8″W / 34.49722°N 82.28556°W / 34.49722; -82.28556 (34.497348, -82.285457).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 0.8 square mile (1.9 km²), all land.


As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 65 people, 30 households, and 18 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 87.1 people per square mile (33.5/km²). There were 36 housing units at an average density of 48.2/sq mi (18.5/km²). The racial makeup of the CDP was 80.00% White, 16.92% African American, and 3.08% from two or more races.

There were 30 households out of which 20.0% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.7% were married couples living together, and 36.7% were non-families. 30.0% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.7% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.17 and the average family size was 2.63.

In the CDP, the population was spread out with 10.8% under the age of 18, 3.1% from 18 to 24, 32.3% from 25 to 44, 29.2% from 45 to 64, and 24.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 49 years. For every 100 females, there were 132.1 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 132.0 males.

The median income for a household in the CDP was $53,750, and the median income for a family was $53,750. Males had a median income of $43,750 versus $31,250 for females. The per capita income for the CDP was $25,769. None of the population and none of the families were below the poverty line.


  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names". United States Geological Survey. 2007-10-25. Retrieved 2008-01-31.
  3. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990". United States Census Bureau. 2011-02-12. Retrieved 2011-04-23.