Princeton Junction, New Jersey

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Princeton Junction is also a New Jersey Transit and Amtrak station on the Northeast Corridor line.

Princeton Junction is a census-designated place and unincorporated area located within West Windsor Township, in Mercer County, New Jersey. As of the United States 2000 Census, the CDP population was 2,382.

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Geography

Princeton Junction is located at 40°19′01″N 74°37′29″W / 40.316840°N 74.624622°W / 40.316840; -74.624622 (40.316840, -74.624622).[3]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the CDP has a total area of 4.8 km2 (1.9 mi2), all land.

Princeton Junction's name comes from the train station of the same name, now on the Amtrak and New Jersey Transit Northeast Corridor. The station is the junction between this main line and a spur line (served by the "Dinky" train run by New Jersey Transit) to Princeton itself.

Demographics

There were 842 households out of which 41.7% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 71.0% were married couples living together, 7.4% had a female householder with no husband present, and 19.1% were non-families. 15.6% of all households were made up of individuals and 5.8% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.82 and the average family size was 3.14.

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 2,382 people, 842 households, and 681 families residing in the CDP. The population density was 491.8/km2 (1,276.9/mi2). There were 858 housing units at an average density of 177.2/km2 (460.0/mi2). The racial makeup of the CDP was 86.99% White, 2.02% African American, 0.13% Native American, 8.86% Asian, 0.76% from other races, and 1.26% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.06% of the population.

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