Princeton Real Estate Market Overview

Could Princeton, NJ be your next home? Kick-start your search with Trulia’s real estate guide and home search. With interactive maps and charts, Trulia provides a comprehensive overview of market trends, schools, demographics, and lifestyle data to help you learn all about Princeton. Not sure which neighborhood is for you? Check out our Nearby Places section below to explore popular cities near Princeton such as Pr...inceton Junction and West Windsor. When you’re ready, Trulia has 265 resale and new homes in Princeton lined up for you, including open houses, and homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. View more

$580,000

Median Sales Price

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$292

Price Per Sqft

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$3,000

Median Rent Per Month

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Housing Market Trends

Market trends help you understand the movement of key price indicators. Trends in Princeton show a -12% year-over-year drop in median sales price and a -6% drop in median rent per month.

Median Sales Price
The median sales price for homes in Princeton for May 24 to Aug 23 was $580,000 based on 165 home sales.
Price Per Square Ft.
Average price per square foot for Princeton was $292, a decrease of -6% compared to the same period last year.
Median Rent Per Month
The median rent per month for apartments in Princeton for Jul 24 to Aug 24 was $3,000.

Crime

Most frequent crimes in the past year

Knowing more about crime activity in and around Princeton can help keep you aware of crime in the area. Crime activity is most helpful when comparing two locations to understand the relative safety of each location.

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188

Counts of Theft

145

Counts of Assault

63

Counts of Arrest


Best Schools in Princeton

There are 19 schools in Princeton.

Elementary Schools
9

Littlebrook School

Public, PK-5

8

Riverside Elementary School

Public, PK-5

8

Johnson Park School

Public, PK-5

Middle Schools
8

J Witherspoon Middle School

Public, 6-8

N/A

The Lewis School & Clinic For Educational Therapy

Private, PK-12 & Ungraded

N/A

Newgrange School & Educational

Private, 2-12

High Schools
8

Princeton High School

Public, 9-12

N/A

The Lewis School & Clinic For Educational Therapy

Private, PK-12 & Ungraded

N/A

Newgrange School & Educational

Private, 2-12


Demographics

Get to know your neighbors in Princeton by reviewing our census driven map. Get insights into median age, how many people are married, and percentage of people with a college degree.

Single residents
33%
Single residents
Home owners
67%
Home owners
Median age
42
Median age
Household income
$119,117
Median household income
College educated
78%
College educated

Commute

Most people in Princeton commute by car. Learn how neighbors in this area get to work so you can consider how you might commute if you lived here, too.

Commute Type
77% commute by car
1% commute by bike
10% commute by public transportation
5% commute by foot

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