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Retire To Princeton, NJ
City Report

Princeton, New Jersey is one of the great places in the U.S. to live in retirement. Find city facts on home sales prices, air quality, water quality, medical care, cost of living, taxes, weather and other demographics.


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Princeton, New Jersey
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Princeton, New Jersey


Princeton Population
. 1990 2000 2010 2016 (est.)
Mercer County blank blank blank 371,023
Princeton 25,214 30,230 28,572 31,249



Princeton
Home Sales Prices
(new & existing homes)
. Monthly Average Annual Average Yr-Over-Yr Change
2017 .$703,92113.9%
Dec $817,000 . .
Nov $659,000 . .
Oct $524,000 . .
Sep $459,000 . .
Aug $643,000 . .
Jul $591,000 . .
Jun $664,000 . .
Apr $715,000 . .
Mar $726,000 . .
Jan $434,000 . .
2016 .$617,792-0.4%
2015 .$620,081-3.1%
2014 .$640,0266.2%
2013 . $602,826 6.2%
2012 . $567,564 -0.3%
2011 . $569,460 -7.0%





Home Sales Price to Big City Comparison
(2017)
. Princeton GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $703,921 $398,000
Nearest Big City Trenton na
Home Sales Price in Trenton $259,000 $343,000
Home Sales Price Bargain Index 220% of Trenton home prices 94%



Home Sales Price to Renting Comparison
(2017)
. Princeton GPTR 99 City Avg
Home Price $703,921 $398,000
Monthly Rent $1,733 $1,495
Price/Rent Index 27.3 times the annual rent 17.9



Princeton
Cost of Living (2018)
148% GPTR 99 City Average
107%



Princeton Taxes
(2018)
blank Tax Rate Days Worked to Pay State Rank Tax Rate
(99 City Avg)
Days Worked to Pay
(99 City Avg)
State and Local Sales Tax 6.6% -- 21* 6.8% --
Federal, State and Local Tax -- 123 days 48* -- 113 days
* State rank of 1 pays the lowest taxes



Princeton Building Permits
(single family homes)
2016 28
2015 39
2014 20
2013 14
2012 14
2011 10
2010 13



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