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Population in 2012: 276 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: -12.9%
 

Males: 113  (41.1%)
Females: 163  (58.9%)

Median resident age:  33.5 years
Kansas median age:  32.8 years

Zip codes: 66078.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $51,307 (it was $33,333 in 2000)
Princeton:

$51,307
KS:

$50,241
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $18,447

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Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $74,751 (it was $38,200 in 2000)
Princeton:

$74,751
KS:

$130,100
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $70,724; Detached houses: $85,657; Mobile homes: $40,857

Median gross rent in 2012: $663.

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  • White alone - 255 (92.1%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (4.3%)
  • Two or more races - 10 (3.6%)

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Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Princeton: 80.7 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: German (32.9%), Irish (9.0%), United States (5.5%), Polish (5.0%), French (2.9%), English (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 966 feet

Land area: 0.34 square miles.

Population density: 820 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 86.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 5.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 7.1%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 23.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton city:

  • Never married: 21.9%
  • Now married: 53.6%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 4.2%
  • Divorced: 19.4%

4 residents are foreign born

This city:  1.3%
Kansas:  5.9%



According to our research of Kansas and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Kansas as of May 22, 2013.
The ratio of number of residents in Princeton to the number of sex offenders is 138 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $1,114 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $850 (1.2%)

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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Lawrence, KS (32.6 miles , pop. 80,098).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Kansas City, MO (56.0 miles , pop. 441,545).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (402.6 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities: Richmond, KS (2.5 miles ), Ottawa, KS (2.9 miles ), Rantoul, KS (3.2 miles ), Williamsburg, KS (3.3 miles ), Lane, KS (3.3 miles ), Greeley, KS (3.4 miles ), Pomona, KS (3.6 miles ), Garnett, KS (3.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 0 buildings
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $102,000
  • 1999: 0 buildings
  • 2000: 0 buildings
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,000
  • 2002: 4 buildings, average cost: $88,000
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $100,000
  • 2004: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 0 buildings
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2007: 3 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2008: 0 buildings
  • 2009: 0 buildings
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $120,000
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

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Latitude: 38.49 N, Longitude: 95.27 W

Area code: 785

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.1%
Kansas:

6.1%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: +40 (+14.4%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (15%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (5%)
  • Educational services (5%)
  • Retail trade (35%)
  • Health care and social assistance (21%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Finance and insurance (9%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (18%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (10%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (6%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5%)
  • Other transportation workers (5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (11%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (8%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (7%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Other healthcare support occupations (6%)

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Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Kansas state average. It is 180% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 12.7 miles away from the Princeton city center killed 44 people and injured 207 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/12/1964, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 11.2 miles away from the city center killed 3 people and injured 9 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Kansas state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/18/2005 at 19:59:42, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 70.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/23/2007 at 08:15:49, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 67.6 miles away from Princeton center
On 5/13/1999 at 14:18:22, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 52.3 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Franklin County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Tornadoes: 6, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snowstorm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Hospitals/medical centers near Princeton:

  • RICHMOND HEALTHCARE AND REHAB CTR (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RICHMOND, KS)
  • OTTAWA RETIREMENT VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; OTTAWA, KS)
  • KANSAS DIALYSIS SERVICES - OTTAWA (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; OTTAWA, KS)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • University of Kansas (about 33 miles; Lawrence, KS; Full-time enrollment: 24,411)
  • Johnson County Community College (about 42 miles; Overland Park, KS; FT enrollment: 7,433)
  • Washburn University (about 45 miles; Topeka, KS; FT enrollment: 4,484)
  • Emporia State University (about 50 miles; Emporia, KS; FT enrollment: 4,068)
  • Kansas City Kansas Community College (about 52 miles; Kansas City, KS; FT enrollment: 2,397)
  • Metropolitan Community College-Longview (about 53 miles; Lees Summit, MO; FT enrollment: 2,917)
  • University of Missouri-Kansas City (about 54 miles; Kansas City, MO; FT enrollment: 9,113)

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Churches in Princeton include: Princeton United Methodist Church (A), Princeton Christian Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Franklin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Princeton and their reported violations in the past:

FRANKLIN CO RWD 3 (Population served: 85, Purch_surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In AUG-2001, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-30-2001), St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-30-2001), St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2001)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In OCT-1998, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-23-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-23-1998), St Public Notif received (NOV-09-1998), St Site Visit (enforcement) (NOV-11-1998), St Compliance achieved (DEC-31-1998)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between JUL-01-2002 and JUL-24-2002, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (JUL-24-2002)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and NOV-02-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (NOV-02-1999)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JAN-1994 and JUN-1996, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-04-1995), St Compliance achieved (JUN-28-1996)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-1993 and OCT-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/penalty) issued (AUG-04-1995), St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-1995)
  • 2 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 14.6%
(15.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.5 people
Kansas:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  71.6%
Whole state:  66.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.3%
Whole state:  5.8%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.9% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Princeton, KS

Princeton compared to Kansas state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.


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Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Patriots Bank: Princeton Branch at 1508 Highway 59, branch established on 1999/12/29. Info updated 2009/01/15: Bank assets: $92.4 mil, Deposits: $81.5 mil, headquarters in Garnett, KS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 7 total offices, Holding Company: Garnett Bancshares, Inc.

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


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Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (75%)
  • Electricity (22%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Princeton city (based on Franklin County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 35.86%
Here35.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameUnited Methodist ChurchAmerican Baptist Churches in the USACatholic ChurchPresbyterian Church (USA)Lutheran Church
Adherents25.8%22.0%15.5%7.5%5.2%
Congregations25.0%20.0%5.0%5.0%2.5%
NameChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Assemblies of God The Wesleyan ChurchChurches of ChristOther
Adherents4.8%4.2%3.1%2.5%9.2%
Congregations2.5%7.5%2.5%5.0%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 2
Franklin County:

0.76 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Franklin County:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

0.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 12
Franklin County:

4.54 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 14
Here:

5.30 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

8.2%
Kansas:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Franklin County:

30.3%
State:

27.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Franklin County:

10.5%
State:

13.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 0$0 1$50
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$1,002
Streets and Highways 0$0 1$936
Water Supply 0$0 2$1,098
Other and Unallocable 0$0 1$109
Totals for Government 0$0 6$3,195

Princeton government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($268.12)
    General - Other: $20,000 ($72.46)
    Sewerage: $13,000 ($47.10)
    Regular Highways: $5,000 ($18.12)
    Central Staff Services: $2,000 ($7.25)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $34,000 ($123.19)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $0 ($0.00)

Princeton government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $12,000 ($43.48)
    All Other: $1,000 ($3.62)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $7,000 ($25.36)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $58,000 ($210.14)
  • State Intergovernmental - Highways: $9,000 ($32.61)
    General Support: $3,000 ($10.87)
  • Tax - Total General Sales: $23,000 ($83.33)
    Public Utilities: $9,000 ($32.61)
    Property: $7,000 ($25.36)
    NEC: $1,000 ($3.62)

Princeton government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($18.12)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Water Utilities: $5,000 ($18.12)

Princeton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $211,000 ($764.49)

7.75% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($36,899 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.75%
Kansas average:

7.39%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Johnson County, KS  1.55% ($45,050 average AGI)
from Douglas County, KS  0.87% ($45,127)
from Miami County, KS  0.49% ($36,733)


7.73% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($33,068 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.73%
Kansas average:

7.67%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Johnson County, KS  1.73% ($34,510 average AGI)
to Douglas County, KS  1.05% ($30,674)
to Miami County, KS  0.48% ($34,591)

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WHB (810 AM; 50 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KKHK (1250 AM; 25 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS)
  • KOFO (1220 AM; 0 kW; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: BRANDY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WIBW (580 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: MCC RADIO, LLC)
  • KCSP (610 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KCMO (710 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: SUSQUEHANNA KANSAS CITY PARTNERSHIP)
  • KCCV (760 AM; daytime; 6 kW; OVERLAND PARK, KS; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • KXTR (1660 AM; 10 kW; KANSAS CITY, KS; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KMAJ (1440 AM; 5 kW; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • KRMG (740 AM; 50 kW; TULSA, OK; Owner: CXR HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • KCTE (1510 AM; daytime; 10 kW; INDEPENDENCE, MO; Owner: UNION BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KMBZ (980 AM; 5 kW; KANSAS CITY, MO; Owner: ENTERCOM KANSAS CITY LICENSE, LLC)
  • KKOW (860 AM; 10 kW; PITTSBURG, KS; Owner: AMERICAN MEDIA INVESTMENTS)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • KRBW (90.5 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • KCHZ (95.7 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: SYNCOM RADIO CORPORATION)
  • K228CF (93.5 FM; EMPORIA, KS; Owner: J AND J BROADCASTING)
  • KANU (91.5 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF KANSAS)
  • KTJO-FM (88.9 FM; OTTAWA, KS; Owner: OTTAWA UNIVERSITY)
  • KLZR (105.9 FM; LAWRENCE, KS; Owner: ZIMMER RADIO OF MID-MISSOURI, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • KTKA-TV (Channel 49; TOPEKA, KS; Owner: NORTHEAST KANSAS BROADCAST SERVICE, INC.)


FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

5
  • Call Sign: KB0RXN, Licensee ID: L00311033
    Grant Date: 09/28/2006, Expiration Date: 04/03/2015, Certifier: Melissa J Ashwill
    Registrant: Melissa J Ashwill, 903 Missouri Rd, Princeton, KS 66078
  • Call Sign: KD0UA, Licensee ID: L00938663
    Grant Date: 11/10/2004, Expiration Date: 12/07/2014, Certifier: Steven R Cunningham
    Registrant: Steven R Cunningham, 1600 Hwy 59, Princeton, KS 66078
  • Call Sign: N0FVT, Licensee ID: L00930469
    Grant Date: 10/19/2004, Expiration Date: 01/17/2015, Certifier: Laura M Cunningham
    Registrant: Laura M Cunningham, 1600 Hwy 59, Princeton, KS 66078
  • Call Sign: N0ORB, Licensee ID: L00168111
    Grant Date: 06/02/2011, Expiration Date: 07/09/2021, Certifier: Mark L Ashwill
    Registrant: Mark L Ashwill, 903 Missouri Rd, Princeton, KS 66078
  • Call Sign: N0ZTE, Licensee ID: L00281380
    Grant Date: 10/30/2003, Expiration Date: 12/28/2013
    Registrant: Ronald G Pfister, 2802 John Brown Rd, Princeton, KS 66078


2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 27

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Most common first names in Princeton, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James1170.9 years
John586.0 years
Florence485.5 years
Claude478.7 years
Ralph477.7 years
Francis371.0 years
Arthur372.7 years
Howard379.0 years
Henry382.7 years
George366.0 years
Most common last names in Princeton, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Carey572.2 years
Haney477.2 years
Spencer487.2 years
Eckard378.0 years
Hamilton380.3 years
Atchison381.3 years
Hobbs375.6 years
Martin378.3 years
Rhodes368.3 years
Tawney389.0 years

Princeton on our top lists:

  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Office and administrative support occupations:"
  • #73 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Radio, TV, and computer and software, and other electronic stores"
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