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Population in 2012: 6,302 (93% urban, 7% rural). Population change since 2000: -3.6%
 

Males: 2,947  (46.8%)
Females: 3,355  (53.2%)

Median resident age:  41.3 years
Kentucky median age:  41.0 years

Zip codes: 42445.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $34,305 (it was $26,654 in 2000)
Princeton:

$34,305
KY:

$41,724
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,473

Princeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $67,547 (it was $50,400 in 2000)
Princeton:

$67,547
KY:

$120,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $89,549; Detached houses: $93,269; Townhouses or other attached units: $117,108; In 2-unit structures: $87,546; Mobile homes: $37,313

Median gross rent in 2012: $513.

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  • White alone - 5,508 (87.0%)
  • Black alone - 567 (9.0%)
  • Two or more races - 128 (2.0%)
  • Hispanic - 76 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 28 (0.4%)
  • Other race alone - 14 (0.2%)
  • American Indian alone - 6 (0.09%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Princeton: 81.2 (low, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: United States (21.1%), Irish (19.1%), German (15.4%), English (8.6%), Scotch-Irish (5.1%), Italian (1.9%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated on 03/08/1854

Elevation: 480 feet

Land area: 9.13 square miles.

Population density: 690 people per square mile 
 
 (low).

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For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 82.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 14.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 8.9%
  • Unemployed: 10.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 16.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton city:

  • Never married: 20.5%
  • Now married: 46.7%
  • Separated: 2.8%
  • Widowed: 10.5%
  • Divorced: 19.5%

11 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.2%
Kentucky:  3.2%



According to our research of Kentucky and other state lists there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Kentucky as of November 25, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Princeton to the number of sex offenders is 3,151 to 1.
The number of registered sex offenders compared to the number of residents in this city is near the state average.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $366 (0.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $323 (0.5%)

Princeton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Clarksville, TN (47.8 miles , pop. 103,455).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Nashville-Davidson, TN (90.6 miles , pop. 545,524).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (327.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Southeast Lyon, KY (3.1 miles) , Eddyville, KY (3.2 miles ), Dawson Springs, KY (3.4 miles ), Fredonia, KY (3.5 miles ), Kuttawa, KY (3.6 miles ), Cerulean Springs, KY (3.6 miles) , Cerulean, KY (3.7 miles ), Crayne, KY (4.0 miles) .

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 28 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 1999: 29 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2000: 27 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2001: 28 buildings, average cost: $64,800
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2003: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2004: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2005: 8 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2006: 7 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2010: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $121,800

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 37.11 N, Longitude: 87.88 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,152 (+18.2%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,581 (69.5%)

Area code: 270

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Crime rates in Princeton by Year
Type 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 001010100
per 100,000 0.00.015.40.015.80.015.70.00.0
Rapes 2320114154
per 100,000 31.146.530.80.0173.862.715.778.563.1
Robberies 3344061133
per 100,000 46.646.561.662.50.094.0172.847.147.3
Assaults 1017141217116119
per 100,000 155.3263.4215.5187.4268.6172.394.3172.6142.0
Burglaries 404970565338507149
per 100,000 621.3759.11077.4874.7837.5595.2785.41114.1773.0
Thefts 1511361451041201201339787
per 100,000 2345.42106.92231.81624.51896.31879.72089.21522.01372.5
Auto thefts 496111379129
per 100,000 62.1139.492.4171.8205.4109.6141.4188.3142.0
Arson N/A100N/A1701
per 100,000 N/A15.50.00.0N/A15.7110.00.015.8
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 215.9256.8294.2199.7382.0242.6269.2270.1217.2

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City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 16 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.37
Kentucky average:

1.88

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Princeton, Kentucky accommodation, waste management, arts - Economy and Business Data

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

7.7%
Kentucky:

8.5%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -515 (-7.3%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (28%)
  • Construction (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (13%)
  • Retail trade (12%)
  • Public administration (7%)
  • Health care and social assistance (6%)
  • Educational services (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Accommodation and food services (15%)
  • Retail trade (14%)
  • Educational services (12%)
  • Manufacturing (12%)
  • Other services, except public administration (11%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (8%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Carpenters (5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Cashiers (5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (5%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)

Work and jobs in Princeton: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

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Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is above Kentucky state average. It is 134% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/3/1968, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.0 miles away from the Princeton city center killed 2 people and injured 30 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/15/2005, a category F4 tornado 21.8 miles away from the city center injured 40 people and caused $31 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Kentucky state average. It is 77% 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 93.0 miles away from the city 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 61.1 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 91.2 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 94.7 miles away from the city center
On 9/29/1987 at 00:04:56, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 71.9 miles away from Princeton center
On 2/5/1994 at 14:55:37, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 LG, 4.2 MD, Depth: 9.9 mi) earthquake occurred 73.7 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Caldwell County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Winter Storms: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Mudslide: 1, Snow: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Wind: 1, Blizzard: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Charles Lisanby - Emmy-winning production designer, Tony Franklin (coach) - Football player and coach, Mabel Stark - Tiger trainer, Greg Smith (basketball, born 1947) - Basketball player, James Fowler Given - Evangelist, Casey Jones (Ohio politician) - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers in Princeton:

  • CALDWELL COUNTY DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, 401 S. JEFFERSON STREET)
  • CALDWELL COUNTY HOSPITAL HHA (Home Health Center, 1310 US HIGHWAY 62 WEST)
  • CALDWELL MEDICAL CENTER (Critical Access Hospitals,Government - Hospital District or Authority, provides emergency services, 100 MEDICAL CENTER DRIVE)
  • PRINCETON HEALTH AND REHAB CENTER, INC (Nursing Home, 1333 WEST MAIN ST.)
  • PRINCETON HEALTH CARE MANOR (Nursing Home, 1333 W MAIN ST)

Political contributions by individuals in Princeton, KY

Airports located in Princeton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Murray State University (about 41 miles; Murray, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,472)
  • West Kentucky Community and Technical College (about 44 miles; Paducah, KY; FT enrollment: 2,353)
  • Austin Peay State University (about 50 miles; Clarksville, TN; FT enrollment: 7,264)
  • University of Southern Indiana (about 61 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 8,149)
  • Owensboro Community and Technical College (about 62 miles; Owensboro, KY; FT enrollment: 2,136)
  • University of Evansville (about 63 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,636)
  • Ivy Tech Community College-Southwest (about 65 miles; Evansville, IN; FT enrollment: 2,423)

Public high school in Princeton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

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Library in Princeton:

  • GEORGE COON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $227,796; Location: 114 SOUTH HARRISON STREET; 30,216 books; 822 audio materials; 1,010 video materials; 48 state licensed databases; 41 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Big Springs Park, "Trail of Tears" camp site, located on East Washington Street.

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Notable locations in Princeton: Princeton Country Club (A), Caldwell County Emergency Medical Services (B), Princeton Fire Department (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Princeton include: Calvary Baptist Church (A), Southside Church (B), Spillman Chapel (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Cedar Hill Cemetery (1), Dawson Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Big Spring Branch (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Parks in Princeton include: V F W Park (1), Ratliff Park (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attractions: Adsmore Museum (304 North Jefferson Street), Caldwell County Historical Railroad Society Inc (Museums; 116 Edwards Street).

Hotels: Express Inn (112 USHighway 62 West), Stratton Inn (Highway 91 North).

Courts: Caldwell County - County Court Clerk (Court House), Caldwell County - Circuit Court Clerk (105 West Court Square), Cunningham Judge For Supreme Court (103 West Court Square).

 
Caldwell County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level between 2 and 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Moderate Potential
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Drinking water stations with addresses in Princeton and their reported violations in the past:

PRINCETON WATER & SEWER COMMISSION (Population served: 11593, Surface_water):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2004 and DEC-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (FEB-08-2005), St Formal NOV issued (FEB-08-2005), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2005)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2004 and SEP-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-11-2004), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-11-2004)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2004 and JUN-2004, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JUL-10-2004), St Formal NOV issued (JUL-10-2004), St Compliance achieved (APR-10-2005)
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between NOV-2005 and DEC-2025, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-01-2005)
  • Monitoring, Routine/Repeat (SWTR-Filter) - In APR-1998. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-28-1998), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-28-1998), St Compliance achieved (JUN-10-1998)
  • 21 regular monitoring violations
CALDWELL COUNTY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 5293, Purch_surface_water):
Past monitoring violations:
  • CCR INADEQUATE REPORTING - Between JAN-19-2000 and MAY-22-2000, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-25-2000), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-25-2000), St Compliance achieved (MAY-22-2000)
  • CCR Complete Failure to Report - Between OCT-19-1999 and OCT-30-1999, Consumer Confidence Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-30-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-21-2000)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - Between JUL-01-1993 and DEC-20-1995, Contaminant: Lead & Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (DEC-20-1995), St Public Notif requested (NOV-03-1999), St Violation/Reminder Notice (NOV-03-1999), St Public Notif issued (NOV-17-1999), St Compliance achieved (NOV-14-2000)
  • 4 minor monitoring violations

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 22.9%
(20.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 41.7% for Black residents, 75.2% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 0.0% for Native Hawaiian and other Pacific Islander residents, 0.0% for other race residents, 25.7% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.3 people
Kentucky:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  62.0%
Whole state:  66.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  6.1%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.2% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Princeton, KY

People in group quarters in Princeton in 2010:

  • 91 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 31 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 3 people in group homes intended for adults

People in group quarters in Princeton in 2000:

  • 194 people in nursing homes
  • 30 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 6 people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped
  • 3 people in hospitals/wards and hospices for chronically ill
  • 3 people in hospices or homes for chronically ill

Princeton compared to Kentucky state average:

Princeton, Kentucky environmental map by EPA

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  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.


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Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • First Southern National Bank: Princeton Main Branch at 101 West Washington Street, branch established on 1883/01/01; West Main Street Branch at 1013 West Main Street, branch established on 1977/03/11. Info updated 2011/04/18: Bank assets: $675.9 mil, Deposits: $573.0 mil, headquarters in Lancaster, KY, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 22 total offices, Holding Company: First Southern Bancorp, Inc.
  • Farmers Bank and Trust Company, Princeton, Kentucky: Highway 62 Branch at Highway 62 West, branch established on 1977/12/05; Farmers Bank And Trust Company, Princeton, Kentucky at 111 West Washington Street, branch established on 1900/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $116.3 mil, Deposits: $92.0 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 2 total offices, Holding Company: United Bancorp Of Princeton, Inc.
  • Woodforest National Bank: Ky Princeton Branch at 1500 Us Highway 62 West, branch established on 2009/07/15. 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) (Amended And
  • Old National Bank: Princeton Branch at 208 N. Jefferson Street, branch established on 1922/01/01. 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

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Princeton, Kentucky:

  • Princeton Pkwy Inn, 112 Hwy 62 W, Princeton, KY 42445 , Phone: (270) 365-2001
  • Stratton Inn, Hwy 91 N & W Ky Pkwy, Princeton, KY 42445 , Phone: (270) 365-2828
All 2 fire-safe hotels and motels in Princeton, Kentucky

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Princeton travel time to work - commute


Princeton mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (83%)
  • Electricity (17%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 102.84%
Here102.8%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChristian Church (Disciples of Christ)Cumberland Presbyterian ChurchOther
Adherents82.9%8.4%2.2%2.0%4.6%
Congregations62.8%14.0%4.7%7.0%11.6%
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: 5
Caldwell County:

3.92 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

2.19 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 3
Caldwell County:

2.35 / 10,000 pop.
Kentucky:

0.74 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Caldwell County:

5.48 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 12
Here:

9.40 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.74 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

12.1%
Kentucky:

11.0%
Adult obesity rate:
Caldwell County:

33.2%
Kentucky:

30.0%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

14.5%
State:

15.9%

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 3$7,242$28,9680$0
Other Government Administration 1$2,347$28,1648$4,140
Police Protection - Officers 13$34,313$31,6741$237
Police - Other 1$1,092$13,1041$611
Firefighters 2$4,993$29,95828$6,841
Streets and Highways 8$17,110$25,6650$0
Sewerage 9$25,235$33,6470$0
Water Supply 9$23,533$31,3770$0
Electric Power 16$61,686$46,2650$0
Other and Unallocable 5$10,714$25,7142$1,140
Totals for Government 67$188,265$33,71940$12,969

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

  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,176,000 ($980.01)
    Sewerage: $728,000 ($115.52)
    Police Protection: $634,000 ($100.60)
    Water Utilities: $563,000 ($89.34)
    Regular Highways: $455,000 ($72.20)
    General - Other: $233,000 ($36.97)
    Central Staff Services: $219,000 ($34.75)
  • Electric Utilities - Interest on Debt: $46,000 ($7.30)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $2,145,000 ($340.37)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $2,200,000 ($349.10)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $11,000 ($1.75)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,202,000 ($190.73)
  • Miscellaneous - Interest Earnings: $2,145,000 ($340.37)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $7,655,000 ($1214.69)
    Water Utilities: $794,000 ($125.99)
  • Tax - Individual Income: $740,000 ($117.42)
    NEC: $515,000 ($81.72)
    Property: $230,000 ($36.50)

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

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Industrial Revenue: $27,400,000 ($4347.83)
    Electric Utilities: $770,000 ($122.18)
    Water Utilities: $180,000 ($28.56)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $2,045,000 ($324.50)
  • Long Term Debt Issue, Unspecified - Other NEC: $1,458,000 ($231.36)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $27,400,000 ($4347.83)
    Other, NEC: $3,313,000 ($525.71)
    Electric Utilities: $695,000 ($110.28)
    Water Utilities: $120,000 ($19.04)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $190,000 ($30.15)
    Electric Utilities: $75,000 ($11.90)
    Water Utilities: $60,000 ($9.52)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $3,204,000 ($508.41)
  • Sinking Fund - Cash & Deposits: $27,400,000 ($4347.83)

6.13% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($28,262 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.13%
Kentucky average:

6.98%

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 Lyon County, KY  0.97% ($27,636 average AGI)
from Hopkins County, KY  0.64% ($28,759)
from Crittenden County, KY  0.37% ($26,529)


5.95% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($26,307 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.95%
Kentucky average:

6.74%

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 Lyon County, KY  1.12% ($23,549 average AGI)
to Crittenden County, KY  0.42% ($21,579)
to Hopkins County, KY  0.42% ($22,947)

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WPKY (1580 AM; 0 kW; PRINCETON, KY; Owner: CALDWELL COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WWLK (900 AM; 1 kW; EDDYVILLE, KY; Owner: TILENT, INC.)
  • WSM (650 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: GAYLORD ENTERTAINMENT COMPANY)
  • WKDA (1200 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: RADIO NASHVILLE, INC.)
  • WNQM (1300 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: WNQM. INC.)
  • WAMB (1160 AM; 50 kW; DONELSON, TN; Owner: GREAT SOUTHERN BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLAC (1510 AM; 50 kW; NASHVILLE, TN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCBL (1290 AM; 5 kW; BENTON, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND)
  • WPAD (1560 AM; 10 kW; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WKDZ (1110 AM; daytime; 1 kW; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WHAS (840 AM; 50 kW; LOUISVILLE, KY; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDDD (810 AM; 10 kW; JOHNSTON CITY, IL; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRV (640 AM; 50 kW; COLLIERVILLE, TN; Owner: BOTT BROADCASTING COMPANY/TENNESSEE)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WAVJ (104.9 FM; PRINCETON, KY; Owner: CALDWELL COUNTY CBC, INC.)
  • WVVR (100.3 FM; HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WCCK (95.7 FM; CALVERT CITY, KY; Owner: JIM W. FREELAND DBA FREELAND BROADCASTING)
  • WKTG (93.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUND BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WKYQ (93.3 FM; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: BRISTOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WMJL-FM (102.7 FM; MARION, KY; Owner: JOEMYERS PRODUCTIONS, INC.)
  • WQXQ (101.9 FM; CENTRAL CITY, KY; Owner: STARLIGHT BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WCVQ (107.9 FM; FORT CAMPBELL, KY; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF TUCKESSEE, LLC)
  • WKDZ-FM (106.5 FM; CADIZ, KY; Owner: HAM BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WYMV (106.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: MADISONVILLE CBC, INC.)
  • WHRZ (97.7 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: HOPKINS-WEBSTER CBC, INC.)
  • W235AC (94.9 FM; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: HEARTLAND MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • W266AB (101.1 FM; PROVIDENCE, KY; Owner: PENNYRILE CHRISTIAN COMMUNITY, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • WKMA-TV (Channel 35; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: KENTUCKY AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WAZE-TV (Channel 19; MADISONVILLE, KY; Owner: SOUTH CENTRAL COMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • WDKA (Channel 49; PADUCAH, KY; Owner: WDKA ACQUISITION CORPORATION)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Princeton, Kentucky:
  • Fatal accident count: 15
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 23
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 18
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 36
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Kentucky average:
  • Fatal accident count: 71
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 112
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 19
  • Fatalities: 78
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 192
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 7

See more detailed statistics of Princeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2011 here



2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 3
  • Hazardous Condition: 3
  • Good Intent Call: 1


Most common first names in Princeton, KY among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James18372.1 years
Mary17279.4 years
William13675.1 years
John10276.0 years
Robert8973.2 years
Charles7171.6 years
George5375.5 years
Willie4780.7 years
Thomas4476.7 years
Dorothy4277.1 years
Most common last names in Princeton, KY among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Oliver7772.7 years
Jones6177.7 years
Gray6172.9 years
Smith5176.0 years
Mitchell5077.0 years
Brown4977.0 years
Martin4477.0 years
Ladd4381.6 years
Baker4276.5 years
Davis3875.8 years
Businesses in Princeton, KY
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
AutoZone1McDonald's1
CVS1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
FedEx2SONIC Drive-In1
H&R Block1Subway1
Hardee's1U-Haul1
KFC1UPS1
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Lane Furniture1

Princeton on our top lists:

  • #22 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Petroleum and petroleum products merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #27 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Water transportation (population 5,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Media and communication equipment workers (population 5,000+)"
  • #33 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Motor vehicle and parts dealers (population 5,000+)"
  • #34 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females working in industry: Farm supplies merchant wholesalers (population 5,000+)"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Cashiers (population 5,000+)"
  • #37 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the highest average humidity (population 5,000+)"
  • #39 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in orthopedic wards and institutions for the physically handicapped"
  • #83 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the largest percentage of people in nursing homes (population 5,000+)"
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