Princeton, Indiana

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Population in 2017: 8,602 (99% urban, 1% rural).
Population change since 2000: +5.2%
 
Males: 4,389  (51.0%)
Females: 4,213  (49.0%)
Median resident age:

34.9 years
Indiana median age:

37.7 years

Zip codes: 47670.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $34,788 (it was $26,689 in 2000)
Princeton:

$34,788
IN:

$54,181

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $20,897 (it was $15,049 in 2000)

Princeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $83,440 (it was $54,700 in 2000)
Princeton:

$83,440
IN:

$141,100

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $144,963; detached houses: $152,648; townhouses or other attached units: $109,246; in 2-unit structures: $147,719; mobile homes: $88,476

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Princeton: 81.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.9%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 18.2% for Black residents, 8.2% for other race residents, 45.1% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Princeton, IN (2010)
    • 7,70689.1%White alone
    • 3944.6%Black alone
    • 2312.7%Two or more races
    • 2132.5%Hispanic
    • 590.7%Asian alone
    • 180.2%American Indian alone
    • 210.2%Other race alone
    • 20.02%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

Races in Princeton detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth



According to our research of Indiana and other state lists, there were 45 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Indiana as of May 31, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Princeton is 193 to 1.


Crime rates in Princeton by year

Type

2005

2010

2011

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
5
(57.4)
3
(35.4)
1
(11.5)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(23.0)
1
(11.8)
1
(11.5)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
3
(34.5)
8
(94.4)
12
(138.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
13
(149.3)
22
(259.5)
49
(564.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
278
(3,193)
249
(2,937)
282
(3,246)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
8
(91.9)
1
(11.8)
5
(57.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(11.5)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)205.2187.3214.2

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City-data.com crime index in Princeton, IN

Crime rate in Princeton detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2011, including police officers: 17 (16 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.84
Indiana average:

1.84
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Ancestries: German (21.8%), American (19.9%), English (13.0%), Irish (10.1%), African (2.4%), Italian (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1884

Elevation: 500 feet

Land area: 4.85 square miles.

Population density: 1,774 people per square mile   (low).

Princeton, Indiana map

127 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.5%
Indiana:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $788 (0.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $894 (1.0%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Evansville, IN (26.1 miles , pop. 121,582).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Louisville, KY (99.2 miles , pop. 256,231).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (241.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Patoka, IN (1.9 miles ),
Francisco, IN (2.6 miles ),
Fort Branch, IN (2.7 miles ),
Owensville, IN (2.9 miles ),
Hazleton, IN (3.1 miles ),
Haubstadt, IN (3.2 miles ),
Mount Carmel, IL (3.4 miles ),
Decker, IN (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 38.35 N, Longitude: 87.57 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +4,555 (+52.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,896 (50.6%)

Area code: 812

Distribution of median household income in Princeton, IN in 2017
Distribution of house value in Princeton, IN in 2017
Princeton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 17 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 1999: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2000: 18 buildings, average cost: $96,000
  • 2001: 35 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2002: 34 buildings, average cost: $111,900
  • 2003: 44 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2004: 43 buildings, average cost: $122,900
  • 2005: 17 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2006: 13 buildings, average cost: $138,100
  • 2007: 17 buildings, average cost: $152,800
  • 2008: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $87,000
  • 2010: 4 buildings, average cost: $160,200
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $83,200
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $172,600
  • 2013: 13 buildings, average cost: $183,300
  • 2014: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2015: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2016: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $170,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Princeton, IN residents
Average permit cost in Princeton, IN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.0%
Indiana:

3.9%
Historical population in Princeton, IN
Historical housing units in Princeton, IN
Most common industries in Princeton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (7.0%)
  • Health care (6.5%)
  • Educational services (5.3%)
  • Transportation equipment (4.4%)
  • Construction (4.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (7.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.1%)
  • Transportation equipment (6.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (5.9%)
  • Mining, quarrying, oil & gas extraction (5.1%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.7%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (12.2%)
  • Health care (11.5%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (8.2%)
  • Social assistance (7.3%)
  • Educational services (6.2%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (3.6%)
Most common occupations in Princeton, IN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.9%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.0%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.5%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.1%)
  • Food and beverage serving workers, except waiters and waitresses (3.0%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.4%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (7.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.0%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Assemblers and fabricators (8.2%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.5%)
  • Registered nurses (4.9%)
  • Waiters and waitresses (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)

Average climate in Princeton, Indiana

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Princeton, Indiana environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 71.2. This is about average.

City:

71.2
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 8.23. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 5.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.23
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.706. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 23.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.706
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.56. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.8 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.56
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly below Indiana state average. It is 54% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/2/1990, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 9.4 miles away from the Princeton city center killed 6 people and injured 60 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 1/7/1989, a category F4 tornado 14.3 miles away from the city center injured 55 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Indiana state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/18/2008 at 09:36:59, a magnitude 5.4 (5.1 MB, 4.8 MS, 5.4 MW, 5.2 MW, Depth: 8.9 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 18.4 miles away from Princeton center
On 6/10/1987 at 23:48:54, a magnitude 5.1 (4.9 MB, 4.4 MS, 4.6 MS, 5.1 LG) earthquake occurred 36.5 miles away from Princeton center
On 6/18/2002 at 17:37:15, a magnitude 5.0 (4.3 MB, 4.6 MW, 5.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 27.8 miles away from the city center
On 4/18/2008 at 15:14:16, a magnitude 4.8 (4.5 MB, 4.8 MW, 4.6 MW, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 17.2 miles away from the city center
On 4/3/1974 at 23:05:02, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 LG) earthquake occurred 32.8 miles away from Princeton center
On 9/26/1990 at 13:18:51, a magnitude 5.0 (4.7 MB, 4.8 LG, 5.0 LG, Depth: 7.7 mi) earthquake occurred 135.2 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Gibson County (18) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 16
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 13, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 7, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Princeton:

  • GIBSON COUNTY ARC 8TH ST (116 N 8TH ST)
  • GIBSON COUNTY ARC PRINCE (218 S PRINCE ST)
  • GIBSON GENERAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1808 SHERMAN DR)
  • HOLIDAY MANOR (305 N 6TH AVE)
  • RIVEROAKS HEALTH CAMPUS (1244 VAIL ST)
  • WATERS OF PRINCETON THE (1020 W VINE ST)
  • DAVITA - PRINCETON DIALYSIS (2227 SHERMAN DRIVE)
  • BETTER LIVING HOME HEALTH CARE, INC (112 W PINKNEY ST)
  • GIBSON HOME HEALTH SERVICES (1808 SHERMAN DR)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Wabash Valley College (about 13 miles; Mount Carmel, IL; Full-time enrollment: 2,142)
  • Vincennes University (about 24 miles; Vincennes, IN; FT enrollment: 9,876)
  • University of Evansville (about 27 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,688)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 28 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 9,532)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 52 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,754)
  • Madisonville Community College (about 69 miles; Madisonville, KY; FT enrollment: 2,082)
  • Rend Lake College (about 75 miles; Ina, IL; FT enrollment: 2,778)

Public high school in Princeton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON COMM PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 557, Location: 215 W WATER ST, Grades: PK-2)
  • PRINCETON COMM INTERMEDIATE SCHOOL (Location: 1108 N EMBREE ST, Grades: 1-5)
  • PRINCETON COMMUNITY MIDDLE (Location: 410 E STATE ST, Grades: 6-8)

Private elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

See full list of schools located in Princeton

Library in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $480,534; Location: 124 SOUTH HART STREET; 46,478 books; 2,640 audio materials; 1,958 video materials; 37 state licensed databases; 2 other licensed databases; 79 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Princeton: Gibson County Rescue Service (A), Princeton Fire Territory Station 4 (B), Princeton Fire Territory Station 1 Headquarters (C), Princeton Fire Territory Station 2 (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Warnock Cemetery (1), Odd Fellows Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Creek: Richland Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Princeton include: South Side Park (1), Lafayette Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Gibson Lanes (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1560 East Broadway Street), Gibson County Visitors & Tourism Bureau (702 West Broadway Street).

Hotels: Days Inn (US41 & Ind 64), Hampton Inn Princeton (107 South Richland Creek Drive), Fairfield Inn Princeton (2828 Dixon Street).

Courts: County Of Gibson - Gibson County Superior Court Probation Ofc (Court House), County Of Gibson - Gibson County Circuit Court Probation Ofc (Court House), County Of Gibson - Circuit Court Room (Court House), Custodian Court House Annex (800 South Prince Street), Court House Custodian (Court House).

Birthplace of: Gil Hodges - Marine, Dave Niehaus - Sportscaster, The Amazing Criswell - Psychic, Dave Campbell (pitcher) - Baseball player, Mack V. Wright - Actor, Tyler George - College basketball player (Tenn. Martin Skyhawks).

Gibson County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
Average household size:
This city:

2.3 people
Indiana:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

60.6%
Whole state:

66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

7.9%
Whole state:

6.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Princeton in 2010:

  • 195 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 178 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 23 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 11 people in emergency and transitional shelters (with sleeping facilities) for people experiencing homelessness

People in group quarters in Princeton in 2000:

  • 148 people in nursing homes
  • 98 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 38 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 31 people in homes for the mentally retarded

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Fifth Third Bank: Toyota Plant Quick Source at 4000 Tulip Tree Drive, branch established on 1998/08/17; Princeton Banking Center at 1056 W. Broadway, branch established on 1889/07/01. Info updated 2009/10/05: Bank assets: $114,540.4 mil, Deposits: $89,689.1 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1378 total offices, Holding Company: Fifth Third Bancorp
  • Old National Bank: West Broadway Branch at 1703 West Broadway, branch established on 1973/02/19. Info updated 2011/08/01: Bank assets: $8,467.9 mil, Deposits: $6,653.1 mil, headquarters in Evansville, IN, positive income, 195 total offices, Holding Company: Old National Bancorp
  • Regions Bank: Princeton Branch at 1910 West Broadway, branch established on 1987/09/09. Info updated 2011/02/24: Bank assets: $123,368.2 mil, Deposits: $98,301.3 mil, headquarters in Birmingham, AL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1778 total offices, Holding Company: Regions Financial Corporation
  • The First National Bank of Carmi: Princeton Branch at 2820 W Broadway, branch established on 2008/05/14. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $355.8 mil, Deposits: $320.3 mil, headquarters in Carmi, IL, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Southern Illinois Bancorp, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Princeton Walmart Branch at 2700 West Broadway, branch established on 2008/04/14. Info updated 2011/05/10: Bank assets: $3,488.9 mil, Deposits: $3,097.6 mil, headquarters in Houston, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 766 total offices, Holding Company: Woodforest Financial Group Employee Stock Ownership Plan (With 401(K) Provisions)
  • German American Bancorp: Princeton Branch at 231 West Broadway, branch established on 1995/09/05. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $1,866.8 mil, Deposits: $1,578.2 mil, headquarters in Jasper, IN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 36 total offices, Holding Company: German American Bancorp, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Princeton:

Marital status in Princeton, IN
  • Never married: 29.4%
  • Now married: 44.6%
  • Separated: 1.8%
  • Widowed: 5.8%
  • Divorced: 18.4%

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 87.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 10.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.1%
  • Unemployed: 6.8%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.8 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.9
Indiana average:

11.1

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Princeton
Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Princeton, IN (based on Gibson County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic6,2436
Evangelical Protestant3,66828
Mainline Protestant3,23228
Black Protestant6754
Other11
None19,684-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
This county:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 13
Here:

3.97 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.57 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 25
Gibson County:

7.64 / 10,000 pop.
Indiana:

6.78 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Gibson County:

9.6%
Indiana:

9.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

28.2%
Indiana:

29.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Gibson County:

11.9%
State:

14.3%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Princeton:

51.5%
Indiana:

48.5%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Princeton:

48.5%
State:

44.9%

Average BMI:
Princeton:

29.1
State:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Princeton:

20.3%
Indiana:

21.7%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
This city:

13.3%
State:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Princeton:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Princeton:

35.5%
Indiana:

33.8%

General health condition:
Princeton:

56.9%
Indiana:

55.3%

Average condition of hearing:
Princeton:

77.6%
Indiana:

78.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Princeton, IN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Firefighters 21$101,512$58,0070$0
Police Protection - Officers 17$75,208$53,0880$0
Financial Administration 9$34,452$45,9360$0
Sewerage 8$27,291$40,9370$0
Water Supply 8$27,488$41,2320$0
Solid Waste Management 6$17,805$35,6100$0
Streets and Highways 5$17,097$41,0330$0
Parks and Recreation 2$7,343$44,0580$0
Airports 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 0$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 76$308,196$48,6630$0

Princeton government finances - Expenditure in 2013 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $1,613,000 ($187.51)
    Police Protection: $1,501,000 ($174.49)
    Water Utilities: $1,251,000 ($145.43)
    Solid Waste Management: $516,000 ($59.99)
    General Public Buildings: $209,000 ($24.30)
    Central Staff Services: $96,000 ($11.16)
    Financial Administration: $66,000 ($7.67)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $10,000 ($1.16)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $164,000 ($19.07)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $7,000 ($0.81)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $109,000 ($12.67)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.23)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $120,000 ($13.95)

Princeton government finances - Revenue in 2013 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $291,000 ($33.83)
    Parks and Recreation: $140,000 ($16.28)
    Sewerage: $65,000 ($7.56)
    Regular Highways: $19,000 ($2.21)
    Other: $12,000 ($1.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $15,000 ($1.74)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $65,000 ($7.56)
    Highways: $37,000 ($4.30)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $330,000 ($38.36)
    General Revenue - Other: $152,000 ($17.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $45,000 ($5.23)
    Rents: $25,000 ($2.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $2,496,000 ($290.17)
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $703,000 ($81.73)
    Highways: $525,000 ($61.03)
    General Local Government Support: $120,000 ($13.95)
  • Tax - Property: $4,814,000 ($559.64)
    Public Utilities Sales: $124,000 ($14.42)
    Other License: $4,000 ($0.47)

Princeton government finances - Debt in 2013 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $13,490,000 ($1568.24)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $8,150,000 ($947.45)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $5,340,000 ($620.79)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,475,000 ($520.23)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,695,000 ($429.55)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $780,000 ($90.68)

Princeton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2013 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $435,000 ($50.57)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,174,000 ($485.24)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $8,942,000 ($1039.53)

5.14% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,146 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.14%
Indiana average:

6.06%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Vanderburgh County, IN  1.49% ($45,753 average AGI)
from Pike County, IN  0.41% ($40,167)
from Warrick County, IN  0.32% ($41,256)


5.49% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($48,147 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.49%
Indiana average:

6.25%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Vanderburgh County, IN  1.64% ($47,137 average AGI)
to Warrick County, IN  0.49% ($61,621)
to Pike County, IN  0.37% ($46,820)
Businesses in Princeton, IN
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
Advance Auto Parts1Menards1
Applebee's1Nike2
AutoZone1Papa John's Pizza1
Big O Tires1Pizza Hut1
Burger King1RadioShack1
CVS1SONIC Drive-In1
Chevrolet1Sears1
Dairy Queen1Subway1
FedEx1T-Mobile1
Goodwill2Taco Bell1
H&R Block1True Value1
Hilton1U-Haul1
KFC1Walgreens1
Kroger1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1Wendy's1
Marriott1YMCA1
MasterBrand Cabinets3

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WRAY (1250 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WVHI (1330 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN)
  • WGBF (1280 AM; 5 kW; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WIBC (1070 AM; 50 kW; INDIANAPOLIS, IN; Owner: EMMIS RADIO LICENSE CORPORATION)
  • KXEN (1010 AM; 50 kW; FESTUS-ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: BDJ RADIO ENTERPRISES, LLC)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • KMOX (1120 AM; 50 kW; ST. LOUIS, MO; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WVMC (1360 AM; 1 kW; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: WABASH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WLW (700 AM; 50 kW; CINCINNATI, OH; Owner: JACOR BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WVJS (1420 AM; 5 kW; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WRAY-FM (98.1 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WSJD (100.5 FM; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: WSJD, INC.)
  • WBGW (101.5 FM; FORT BRANCH, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WYNG (94.9 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVJC (89.1 FM; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: ILLINOIS EASTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGES)
  • WNIN-FM (88.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WJLT (105.3 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKDQ (99.5 FM; HENDERSON, KY; Owner: REGENT BROADCASTING OF EVANSVILLE/OWENSBORO, INC.)
  • WVUB (91.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: VINCENNES UNIVERSITY)
  • WIKY-FM (104.1 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL B/C CORPORATION)
  • WABX (107.5 FM; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WBHW (88.7 FM; LOOGOOTEE, IN; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WSTO (96.1 FM; OWENSBORO, KY; Owner: TSB III, LLC)
  • WYXY (107.1 FM; BOONVILLE, IN; Owner: BOONVILLE BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WBJW (91.7 FM; ALBION, IL; Owner: MUSIC MINISTRIES INC)
  • WBTO-FM (102.3 FM; PETERSBURG, IN; Owner: THE ORIGINAL COMPANY, INC)
  • WWBL (106.5 FM; WASHINGTON, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WJPS-FM (93.5 FM; CHANDLER, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WZDM (92.1 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: OLD NORTHWEST BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WFML (96.7 FM; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: THE VINCENNES UNIVERSITY FOUNDATION, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • W06BD (Channel 6; PRINCETON, IN; Owner: NORTH GIBSON SCHOOL CORPORATION)
  • WTVW (Channel 7; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: QUORUM OF INDIANA LICENSE, LLC)
  • WNIN (Channel 9; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: TRI-STATE PUBLIC TELEPLEX, INC.)
  • WVUT (Channel 22; VINCENNES, IN; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES FOR THE VINCENNES UNIV.)
  • WEVV (Channel 44; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: COMCORP OF INDIANA LICENSE CORP.)
  • WFIE (Channel 14; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WEHT (Channel 25; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: GILMORE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • K55HL (Channel 55; CAPE GIRARDEAU, MO; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • W23BV (Channel 23; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: BETHEL SANITARIUM)
  • WIKY-LP (Channel 5; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WAZE-LP (Channel 17; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WEOA-LP (Channel 50; EVANSVILLE, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W66CT (Channel 66; MOUNT VERNON, IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WJPS-LP (Channel 4; EVANSVILLE, ETC., IN; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WCJT-LP (Channel 12; MOUNT CARMEL, IL; Owner: WABASH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
Princeton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Princeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 55Number of bridges
  • 404ft / 123mTotal length
  • $8,658,000Total costs
  • 177,548Total average daily traffic
  • 18,786Total average daily truck traffic
  • 208,949Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
New bridges in Princeton, IN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11920-1929
  • 121950-1959
  • 61960-1969
  • 101970-1979
  • 51980-1989
  • 91990-1999
  • 72000-2009
  • 52010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Princeton, IN

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

4 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Princeton)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

91 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Princeton, IN)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

18 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

5 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

61 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Princeton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

4
  • Aircraft: DJI PHANTOM 3 PROFESSION (Category: Land, Engines: 4), Engine: Electric
    N-Number: 114PF , Serial Number: CF280957249742, Certificate Issue Date: 01/21/2016
    Registrant (Government): Princeton Fire Territory, 500 N Embree St, Princeton, IN 47670
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18 105 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-235 SERIES (115 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 228T , Serial Number: 18-2342, Year manufactured: 1953, Airworthiness Date: 06/23/1956, Certificate Issue Date: 10/13/2016
    Registrant (Individual): Eric Lee Smith, Po Box 633, Princeton, IN 47670
  • Aircraft: STINSON HW75 (Category: Land, Seats: 3, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR A&C75 SERIES (75 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 23709 , Serial Number: 7140, Year manufactured: 1939
    Registrant (Individual): James Mayes, 137 Brown St, Princeton, IN 47570
  • Aircraft: CESSNA R172K (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 76 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR IO-360 SER (300 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 6150K , Serial Number: R1722030, Year manufactured: 1976, Airworthiness Date: 09/27/1976, Certificate Issue Date: 02/05/1997
    Registrant (Individual): Greg Ault, 2704 W 100 N, Princeton, IN 47670

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED24$91,68722$87,90862$91,1908$19,8707$50,4713$71,383
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$53,3005$74,5280$00$01$26,890
APPLICATIONS DENIED5$85,9446$51,25830$89,1517$32,5473$36,7930$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$03$68,24021$96,1820$01$97,6401$62,740
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS1$70,7500$04$95,9900$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$72,7361$132,080
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0505.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Princeton, IN
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Princeton, IN - Value

2002 - 2017 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2017 the average number of fires per year is 48. The highest number of reported fire incidents - 91 took place in 2004, and the least - 0 in 2014. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Princeton, IN When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (42.1%), and Structure Fires (37.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Princeton, IN
    • 32142.1%Outside Fires
    • 28937.9%Structure Fires
    • 11915.6%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 344.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Princeton, IN
Most common first names in Princeton, IN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary12279.6 years
William9773.3 years
James8969.3 years
John8873.6 years
Charles8874.0 years
Robert8270.8 years
George4676.9 years
Paul4477.2 years
Margaret3779.7 years
Ruth3682.2 years
Most common last names in Princeton, IN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith6175.4 years
Miller4378.4 years
Williams3674.0 years
Woods3379.5 years
Davis2779.0 years
Wright2771.9 years
White2679.7 years
Jones2477.1 years
Hardiman2472.4 years
Johnson2379.7 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Princeton, IN
  • 75.1%Utility gas
  • 23.3%Electricity
  • 1.6%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Princeton, IN
  • 62.1%Electricity
  • 34.4%Utility gas
  • 1.8%No fuel used
  • 1.3%Other fuel
  • 0.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Princeton compared to Indiana state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Princeton on our top lists:

  • #7 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: production occupations (population 5,000+)"
  • #25 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in industries: manufacturing (population 5,000+)"
  • #45 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped (population 1,000+)"
  • #96 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the least people having Master's or Doctorate degrees (population 5,000+)"
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