Princeton, Maine

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Population in 2010: 832.
Population change since 2000: -6.7%
 
Males: 423  (50.8%)
Females: 409  (49.2%)
Median resident age:

44.9 years
Maine median age:

43.0 years

Zip codes: 04668.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $47,326 (it was $28,603 in 2000)
Princeton:

$47,326
ME:

$56,277

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $25,880 (it was $14,449 in 2000)

Princeton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $104,371 (it was $59,100 in 2000)
Princeton:

$104,371
ME:

$191,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $154,639; detached houses: $173,801; townhouses or other attached units: $133,388; in 2-unit structures: $106,931; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $304,287; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $241,844; mobile homes: $57,615; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $12,581
March 2019 cost of living index in Princeton: 87.5 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Princeton, ME (2010)
    • 78093.8%White alone
    • 253.0%American Indian alone
    • 121.4%Black alone
    • 81.0%Two or more races
    • 60.7%Hispanic
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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



According to our research of Maine and other state lists, there were 3 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Maine as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Princeton is 277 to 1.


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Ancestries: English (26.1%), French (19.6%), Irish (16.0%), Scotch-Irish (8.2%), Scottish (7.1%), United States (4.9%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated on 02/03/1832

Elevation: 211 feet

Land area: 37.0 square miles.

Population density: 22 people per square mile   (very low).

Princeton, Maine map

55 residents are foreign born (5.5% North America, 0.7% Europe).

This town:

6.2%
Maine:

2.9%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Princeton town:

1.6% ($917)
Maine:

1.5% ($1,417)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Portland, ME (172.2 miles , pop. 64,249).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (267.2 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (440.0 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

Baileyville, ME (2.5 miles ),
Woodland, ME (2.6 miles ),
Alexander, ME (3.1 miles ),
Waite, ME (3.6 miles),
Crawford, ME (3.7 miles),
Calais, ME (3.8 miles ),
Meddybemps, ME (3.8 miles),
Talmadge, ME (3.8 miles)

Latitude: 45.20 N, Longitude: 67.53 W

Area code: 207

Distribution of median household income in Princeton, ME in 2017
Princeton satellite photo by USGS
Most common industries in Princeton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Paper (22.1%)
  • Educational services (7.8%)
  • Construction (6.5%)
  • Gasoline stations (6.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Health care (5.5%)
  • Public administration (4.7%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Paper (35.1%)
  • Construction (11.5%)
  • Public administration (6.8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (5.8%)
  • Gasoline stations (5.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Wood products (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (14.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (11.9%)
  • Paper (9.3%)
  • Health care (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.2%)
  • Gasoline stations (7.2%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
Most common occupations in Princeton, ME (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.0%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (4.7%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.7%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Other transportation occupations (3.6%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (9.4%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6.3%)
  • Electricians (4.7%)
  • Fishing, hunting, and forestry occupations (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (7.7%)
  • Cashiers (7.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (6.2%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (5.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.6%)

Average climate in Princeton, Maine

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Maine state average. It is 94% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/3/2006 at 00:07:38, a magnitude 4.3 (3.8 MB, 3.8 MW, 4.3 LG, Depth: 4.0 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 66.7 miles away from Princeton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 307.5 miles away from Princeton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG) earthquake occurred 233.3 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML) earthquake occurred 346.5 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 07:01:54, a magnitude 3.6 (3.5 LG, 3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 33.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/16/1994 at 04:22:42, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 34.5 miles away from Princeton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Washington County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 6

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 10, Snows: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Landslide: 1, Snowfall: 1, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Princeton:

  • ATLANTIC REHABILITATION AND NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; CALAIS, ME)

Airports located in Princeton:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • University of Maine (about 60 miles; Orono, ME; Full-time enrollment: 8,931)
  • Husson University (about 67 miles; Bangor, ME; FT enrollment: 2,421)
  • University of Maine at Augusta (about 127 miles; Augusta, ME; FT enrollment: 3,204)
  • University of Maine at Farmington (about 134 miles; Farmington, ME; FT enrollment: 2,036)
  • Southern Maine Community College (about 172 miles; South Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 4,666)
  • University of Southern Maine (about 173 miles; Portland, ME; FT enrollment: 6,647)
  • Saint Joseph's College of Maine (about 175 miles; Standish, ME; FT enrollment: 2,010)

Public elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Location: 289 MAIN STREET, Grades: PK-8)
  • INDIAN TOWNSHIP SCHOOL (Location: 13 SCHOOL DRIVE, Grades: PK-8)
See full list of schools located in Princeton

Library in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,093; Location: 40 MAIN STREET; 11,658 books; 166 audio materials; 58 video materials; 52 other licensed databases; 3 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable location: Princeton Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Cemetery: Princeton Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Lakes and swamps: Pocomoonshine Lake (A), Middle Ground (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Slime Meadow Brook (A), Joe Brook (B), Rocky Brook (C), Lewys Brook (D), Dog Brook (E), Pudding Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tourist attraction: Passamaquoddy Cultural Heritage Center & Museum (197 Route 1) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Washington 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:

INDIAN TOWNSHIP TRIBAL WATER SYSTEM (Population served: 670, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JAN-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-17-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2012)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-06-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-06-2012), St Public Notif received (JUL-31-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-11-2012)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JUL-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-26-2009), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-26-2009), St Public Notif received (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-29-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2005 and DEC-2007, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-17-2008), St Formal NOV issued (APR-17-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-01-2008), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2008)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
  • 66 regular monitoring violations
  • One other older monitoring violation
BOUDREAU TRAILER PARK (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In JUL-2008, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (AUG-11-2008), St Formal NOV issued (AUG-11-2008), St Public Notif received (AUG-31-2009), St Compliance achieved (SEP-16-2009)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2012, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-15-2012), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-15-2012), St Compliance achieved (SEP-30-2013), St Public Notif received (NOV-13-2013)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (JAN-05-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In OCT-01-2009, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (DEC-28-2009), St Formal NOV issued (DEC-28-2009), St Public Notif received (APR-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • Follow-up Or Routine LCR Tap M/R - In JAN-01-2008, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-25-2008), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-25-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JUN-13-2008), St Compliance achieved (2 times from JUN-24-2010 to AUG-24-2011), St Intentional no-action (SEP-15-2011)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2008 and DEC-2010, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-16-2010), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-16-2010), St Public Notif received (JAN-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (AUG-24-2011)
  • 6 routine major monitoring violations
  • 52 regular monitoring violations
  • 6 other older monitoring violations
PRINCETON WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2012 and MAR-2012, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-22-2012), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-22-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2011 and DEC-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (JAN-31-2012), St Formal NOV issued (JAN-31-2012), St Public Notif received (MAR-20-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2011 and SEP-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-20-2011), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-20-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-21-2011), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2011), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012), St Compliance achieved (FEB-27-2013)
  • MCL, Average - Between APR-2011 and JUN-2011, Contaminant: Antimony, Total. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012)
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2011 and MAR-2011, Contaminant: Antimony, Total. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-18-2011), St Formal NOV issued (MAY-18-2011), St Compliance achieved (APR-24-2012), St Public Notif received (JUN-21-2012)
  • 5 other older health violations
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: Total Haloacetic Acids (HAA5). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2013)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2011 and DEC-2013, Contaminant: TTHM. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (NOV-25-2013), St Formal NOV issued (NOV-25-2013), St Public Notif received (DEC-19-2013)
  • Initial Tap Sampling for Pb and Cu - In JUL-01-2010, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (JUL-07-2010), St Public Notif requested (JUL-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (MAR-29-2011), St Public Notif received (SEP-22-2011)
LONG LAKE CAMPS INC (Population served: 41, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
ST CROIX REGIONAL FAMILY HEALTH CENTER (Population served: 35, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-01-2012), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-01-2012), St Public Notif received (OCT-10-2012), St Compliance achieved (OCT-29-2012)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In NOV-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Formal NOV issued (NOV-29-2010), St Public Notif requested (NOV-29-2010), St Public Notif received (DEC-07-2010), St Compliance achieved (JAN-24-2011)
  • MCL, Monthly (TCR) - In SEP-2010, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-18-2010), St Formal NOV issued (OCT-18-2010), St Public Notif received (OCT-29-2010), St Compliance achieved (NOV-29-2010)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Princeton that have no violations reported:

  • MSU 107 PRINCETON ELEM SCHOOL (Population served: 150, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.3 people
Maine:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

62.5%
Whole state:

62.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

8.9%
Whole state:

9.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.6% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

18.0%
Whole state:

10.9%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

5.4%
Whole state:

4.1%

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Machias Savings Bank: Princeton Branch at 127 Main Street, branch established on 1990/06/18. Info updated 2008/08/20: Bank assets: $933.5 mil, Deposits: $794.5 mil, headquarters in Machias, ME, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Machias Bancorp, Mhc

For population 15 years and over in Princeton:

Marital status in Princeton, ME
  • Never married: 19.6%
  • Now married: 57.7%
  • Separated: 2.3%
  • Widowed: 8.0%
  • Divorced: 12.5%

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 78.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.7%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.3%
  • Unemployed: 10.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 18.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.8
Maine average:

11.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Princeton, ME (based on Washington County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant2,73137
Evangelical Protestant1,44231
Catholic1,23810
Other64813
None26,797-
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: 16
Here:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

2.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 4
Washington County:

1.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.20 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 32
Washington County:

9.78 / 10,000 pop.
Maine:

5.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 37
Washington County:

11.31 / 10,000 pop.
State:

11.02 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Washington County:

9.4%
Maine:

8.2%
Adult obesity rate:
Washington County:

28.3%
Maine:

25.0%

4.12% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,671 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.12%
Maine average:

5.91%

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 Penobscot County, ME  0.70% ($33,296 average AGI)
from Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($27,340)
from Cumberland County, ME  0.30% ($55,371)


4.44% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($40,473 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.44%
Maine average:

5.73%

0.17% of residents moved to foreign countries ($1,107 average AGI)
Washington County:

0.17%
Maine average:

0.06%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Penobscot County, ME  0.73% ($30,976 average AGI)
to Hancock County, ME  0.43% ($38,980)
to Cumberland County, ME  0.28% ($43,303)

Businesses in Princeton, ME

  • Ace Hardware: 1
  • Circle K: 2

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WZON (620 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: THE ZONE CORPORATION)
  • WABI (910 AM; 5 kW; BANGOR, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WREM (710 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MONTICELLO, ME; Owner: ALLAN H WEINER)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WDEA (1370 AM; 5 kW; ELLSWORTH, ME; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSKW (1160 AM; 10 kW; SKOWHEGAN, ME; Owner: MOUNTAIN WIRELESS, INCORPORATED)
  • WBZ (1030 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFST (600 AM; 5 kW; CARIBOU, ME; Owner: NORTHERN BROADCAST MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WMED (89.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WCRQ (102.9 FM; DENNYSVILLE, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WHCF (88.5 FM; BANGOR, ME; Owner: BANGOR BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WQDY-FM (92.7 FM; CALAIS, ME; Owner: WQDY, INC.)
  • WVOM (103.9 FM; HOWLAND, ME; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • WMED-TV (Channel 13; CALAIS, ME; Owner: MAINE PUBLIC BROADCASTING CORP.)

Princeton fatal accident list:

Jan 6, 2005 00:50 AM, South Princeton Road, Lat: 45.154760, Lon: -67.429150, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Jun 26, 2004 00:40 AM, West Street, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 6, 2003 08:20 PM, Eastern Cutoff Road, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Sep 21, 2002 00:40 AM, Us-1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
May 27, 2001 05:49 AM, Us-1, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
Sep 25, 1997 09:30 AM, 1, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Nov 30, 1993 02:00 AM, Sprinceton, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 13ft / 4.2mTotal length
  • 3,145Total average daily traffic
  • 157Total average daily truck traffic
  • 4,403Total future (year 2036) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

11 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Princeton)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

2
  • Public Safety Bldg Peter Dana Point (Lat: 45.213972 Lon: -67.629722), Call Sign: KNEQ266,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.875 MHz, Grant Date: 04/02/2013, Expiration Date: 04/18/2023, Registrant: Business Radio Licensing, 30251 Golden Lantern, Suite E #501, Laguna Niguel, CA 92677, Phone: (949) 348-8510, Fax: (949) 348-8514, Email:
  • Municipal Building Route 1 Ind (Lat: 45.251667 Lon: -67.603611), Type: Tower, Structure height: 30 m, Overall height: 36 m, Call Sign: WPSQ409,
    Assigned Frequencies: 155.085 MHz, Grant Date: 10/17/2011, Expiration Date: 07/10/2021, Certifier: Bill Nicholas, Registrant: Pct Communications, 483 North St, Calais, ME 04619, Phone: (207) 454-2174, Fax: (207) 454-7050, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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  • PRINCETON, West Street (Lat: 45.174778 Lon: -67.609806), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 57.9 m, Overall height: 59.7 m, Call Sign: WQVQ981,
    Assigned Frequencies: 5974.85 MHz, Grant Date: 04/20/2015, Expiration Date: 04/20/2025, Certifier: Steven T Campbell, Registrant: Holland & Knight LLP, 800 17th Street, N.W., Suite #1100, Washington, DC 20006-3906, Phone: (202) 955-3000, Fax: (202) 955-5564, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

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  • Princeton Municipal Airport (Lat: 45.200694 Lon: -67.570333), Type: Pipe, Structure height: 1 m, Overall height: 96 m, Call Sign: WQXU798,
    Assigned Frequencies: 122.700 MHz, Grant Date: 06/15/2016, Expiration Date: 06/15/2026, Certifier: David Herrick, Registrant: Princeton Municipal Airport, Princeton, ME 04694, Phone: (207) 427-3068, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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  • Call Sign: K1HHC, Licensee ID: L01132094, Grant Date: 04/08/2016, Expiration Date: 06/04/2026, Certifier: Harland S Hitchings, Registrant: Harland S Hitchings, Main St Box 145, Princeton, ME 04668
  • Call Sign: KA1WZC, Grant Date: 12/24/1990, Expiration Date: 12/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2002, Registrant: Mark E Dwelley, Box 407, Princeton, ME 04668
  • Call Sign: KA1WZD, Grant Date: 12/24/1990, Expiration Date: 12/24/2000, Cancellation Date: 12/25/2002, Registrant: Michael J Dwelley, Box 407, Princeton, ME 04668
  • Call Sign: N1OYA, Licensee ID: L00630802, Grant Date: 02/05/2013, Expiration Date: 04/27/2023, Certifier: Gary R Santerre, Registrant: Gary R Santerre, Princeton, ME 04668
  • Call Sign: WB1CZP, Grant Date: 06/30/1995, Expiration Date: 06/30/2005, Cancellation Date: 07/01/2007, Registrant: Charlotte M Hitchings, Box 145 Main St, Princeton, ME 04668
  • Call Sign: WB1FOU, Licensee ID: L01411653, Grant Date: 07/20/2018, Expiration Date: 09/23/2028, Certifier: Ronald Tupper, Registrant: Ronald Tupper, 937 Main St, Princeton, ME 04668

Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Princeton, ME
  • 90.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 7.0%Wood
  • 2.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Electricity
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Princeton, ME
  • 63.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 32.4%Electricity
  • 4.4%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Princeton compared to Maine state average:

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

Princeton on our top lists:

  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Northern America (population 500+)"
  • #41 on the list of "Top 101 cities with the most residents born in Canada (population 500+)"
  • #83 (04668) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the lowest charity contributions deductions as a percentage of AGI in 2012 (pop 1,000+)"
  • #85 on the list of "Top 101 counties with highest percentage of residents voting for 3rd party candidates in the 2012 Presidential Election"
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