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Princeton, New Jersey is renowned as an educational and research center and corporate hub.

Princeton is an easy drive or train trip from major Northeast cities and is served by three major airports. Princeton University was founded in the town in 1756.

Princeton, New Jersey
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Museums and historic buildings are in abundance in the area, within walking distance of each other.

For outdoor recreation, Princeton is a short trip to the Atlantic coast or to the numerous national and state parks in the area.

Among GreatPlacesToRetire.com cities, Princeton ranks high in family income, age of population and recreation. Princeton ranks low in taxes, population density and man-made hazards risk.

For more detailed city facts -- including data on home prices, population demographics, medical care, air quality, water quality and more -- click on the City Report graphic below:

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