This college town of just over 13,500, located in Mercer County, has a median household income well above the national average. Located on the Millstone River, this old historic town, once a stop on the New York Philadelphia Turnpike, was the site of a major Revolutionary War battle in 1777.
A peaceful town with a low crime rate, Princeton is known for tree-lined streets, good schools, and a variety of entertainment venues.
The town, with such famed past residents as Albert Einstein, ranked second in college towns, and is often chosen as a site for film location.
Major employers include Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton University, Bristol-Myers Squibb, Princeton University, Plasma Research Physics Lab, and GE Communications. Princeton's location between New York City and Philadelphia also make it a viable place to live for people commuting to either city.