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Population in 2010: 3,413. Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 

Males: 1,709  (50.1%)
Females: 1,704  (49.9%)

Median resident age:  46.8 years
Massachusetts median age:  39.2 years

Zip codes: 01541.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $105,746 (it was $80,993 in 2000)
Princeton:

$105,746
MA:

$65,339
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $42,913

Princeton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $368,021 (it was $212,900 in 2000)
Princeton:

$368,021
MA:

$323,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $480,813; Detached houses: $481,782; In 2-unit structures: $445,891; Mobile homes: $221,190
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Princeton races chart
  • White alone - 3,277 (96.0%)
  • Hispanic - 49 (1.4%)
  • Asian alone - 40 (1.2%)
  • Two or more races - 32 (0.9%)
  • Black alone - 14 (0.4%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.03%)

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


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Princeton: 387.6 (very high, U.S. average is 100)


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Ancestries: English (21.7%), Irish (19.4%), French (10.7%), Italian (10.4%), German (9.8%), Polish (9.2%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1771

Elevation: 1175 feet

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

Population density: 96 people per square mile 
 
 (very low).

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For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton town:

  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 71.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

164 residents are foreign born (2.2% Europe, 1.1% North America, 1.1% Asia).

This town:  4.9%
Massachusetts:  15.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:

Princeton town:  1.3% ($2,736)
Massachusetts:  1.3% ($2,336)
Princeton satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Worcester, MA (13.3 miles , pop. 172,648).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Boston, MA (41.5 miles , pop. 589,141).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: New York, NY (160.3 miles , pop. 8,008,278).

Nearest cities: Sterling, MA (2.4 miles ), Hubbardston, MA (2.5 miles ), Westminster, MA (2.6 miles ), Rutland, MA (2.6 miles ), Holden, MA (2.7 miles ), West Boylston, MA (2.8 miles ), Leominster, MA (2.9 miles ), Fitchburg, MA (3.1 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $454,200
  • 2011: 0 buildings
  • 2012: 0 buildings

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 71.88 W

Area code: 978

Princeton household income distribution Princeton home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Princeton by Year
Type 2001 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012
Murders 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000010000010
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.028.70.00.00.00.00.029.10.0
Robberies 000000000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 723302101111
per 100,000 207.858.986.786.10.056.428.20.028.328.529.129.0
Burglaries 2029159198301915241328
per 100,000 593.6854.4433.7258.2544.6225.7845.8541.3424.2684.9378.6810.7
Thefts 182119151610151317131714
per 100,000 534.3618.7549.3430.4458.6282.2422.9370.4480.8371.0495.0405.3
Auto thefts 100000200101
per 100,000 29.70.00.00.00.00.056.40.00.028.50.029.0
Arson 100000100110
per 100,000 29.70.00.00.00.00.028.20.00.028.529.10.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 298.9) 110.099.271.754.081.739.588.854.356.272.977.683.4

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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: 9 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.74
Massachusetts average:

2.49

This town's Wikipedia profile

Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

6.4%
Massachusetts:

7.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units

Most common industries (%)
Males Females
  • Computer and electronic products (9%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (9%)
  • Educational services (8%)
  • Construction (7%)
  • Accommodation and food services (7%)
  • Health care (7%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Educational services (20%)
  • Health care (19%)
  • Finance and insurance (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (5%)
  • Data processing, libraries, and other information services (4%)
  • Public administration (4%)
  • Computer and electronic products (4%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Computer specialists (8%)
  • Other management occupations except farmers and farm managers (7%)
  • Top executives (5%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (4%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3%)
  • Engineers (3%)
  • Registered nurses (9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Business operations specialists (5%)
  • Computer specialists (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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

Average climate in Princeton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is above Massachusetts state average. It is 23% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/9/1953, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 14.8 miles away from the Princeton town center killed 90 people and injured 1228 people and caused between $50,000,000 and $500,000,000 in damages.

On 6/22/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 6.9 miles away from the town center injured 3 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.4 miles away from Princeton center
On 10/2/1994 at 14:36:36, a magnitude 3.3 (3.1 LG, 3.3 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 18.3 miles away from the city center
On 7/22/2003 at 11:41:15, a magnitude 3.6 (3.6 LG, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 97.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/6/1992 at 15:38:04, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 62.3 miles away from Princeton center
On 6/16/2000 at 04:02:53, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 6.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (20) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 11
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 5, Hurricanes: 4, Blizzards: 2, Floods: 2, Snows: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Wind: 1, Fire: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Birthplace of: Leonard B. Chandler - Politician, Charles Theodore Russell - Politician.


Hospitals/medical centers near Princeton:

  • STERLING VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STERLING, MA)
  • OAKDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEST BOYLSTON, MA)
  • OAKDALE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEST BOYLSTON, MA)

Political contributions by individuals in Princeton, MA

Amtrak station near Princeton:

  • 14 miles: WORCESTER (WORCHESTER, 45 SHREWSBURY ST.) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service, public transit connection.

Local government website: town.princeton.ma.us

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 4,089)
  • Fitchburg State College (about 11 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 3,820)
  • Assumption College (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,283)
  • Worcester State College (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,643)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,757)
  • Clark University (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,953)
  • College of the Holy Cross (about 16 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,897)

Public elementary/middle school in Princeton:

See full list of schools located in Princeton

Library in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $167,192; Location: 2 TOWN HALL DRIVE; 15,946 books; 930 e-books; 2,119 audio materials; 2,084 video materials; 8 local licensed databases; 34 state licensed databases; 57 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Princeton: Norco Sportsmens Club (A), Princeton Station (B), Wachusett Mountain Ski Area (C), Princeton Fire Department Westminister (D), Princeton Fire Department (E), Princetonw Town Hall (F), Princeton Public Library (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Princeton include: Princeton First Congregational Church (A), Prince of Peace Parish Church (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: South Cemetery (1), West Sterling Cemetery (2), Woodlawn Cemetery (3), West Cemetery (4). Display/hide their locations on the map

Lakes and reservoirs: Glutner Pond (A), Paradise Pond (B), Snow Pond (C), Crow Hills Pond (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Cobb Brook (A), South Wachusett Brook (B), West Wachusett Brook (C), Babcock Brook (D), Bailey Brook (E), Washburn Brook (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Parks in Princeton include: Wachusett Mountain State Reservation (1), Minns Wildlife Sanctuary (2), Wachusett Meadow Wildlife Sanctuary (3). Display/hide their locations on the map

 
Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI  SO2 NO2 Ozone  CO  PM2.5 PM10

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 33.4. This is about average.
City:

33.4
U.S.:

32.0
Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 1.09. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

1.09
U.S.:

2.43
Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2010 was 14.4. This is significantly worse than average. There were 6 monitors within city limits.
City:

14.4
U.S.:

9.4
Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2010 was 0.533. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

0.533
U.S.:

0.334
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 8.81. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.
City:

8.81
U.S.:

9.59
Particulate Matter (PM10) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 19.7. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

19.7
U.S.:

22.1


Average household size:
This town:  2.7 people
Massachusetts:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:  79.2%
Whole state:  63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:  5.2%
Whole state:  7.0%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households

Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

9.3%

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

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Princeton, MA

Princeton compared to Massachusetts state average:

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


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Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Barre Savings Bank: Princeton Branch at 206 Worcester Road, branch established on 1997/08/21. Info updated 2008/03/03: Bank assets: $144.3 mil, Deposits: $108.5 mil, headquarters in Barre, MA, positive income, Mortgage Lending Specialization, 3 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2000

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2000



Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (90%)
  • Electricity (4%)
  • Wood (3%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

2000 Presidential Elections Results

2008 Presidential Elections Results

2012 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results



Religion statistics for Princeton town (based on Worcester County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 57.43%
Here57.4%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameCatholic ChurchJewishUnited Church of ChristEpiscopal ChurchUnited Methodist Church
Adherents71.7%4.5%4.4%2.4%2.0%
Congregations24.8%3.4%13.9%5.6%6.6%
NameEvangelical Lutheran Church in AmericaAmerican Baptist Churches in the USAMuslim EstimateGreek Orthodox Archdiocese of AmericaOther
Adherents1.9%1.5%1.3%1.1%9.1%
Congregations2.8%5.5%0.6%0.9%35.9%
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: 135
Worcester County:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
This county:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 140
Worcester County:

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 174
Worcester County:

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.77 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 569
Here:

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
Massachusetts:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

16.6%
State:

16.5%

4.47% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($50,737 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.14% of residents moved from foreign countries ($421 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.14%
Massachusetts average:

0.28%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.37% ($58,665 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.29% ($58,509)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.18% ($52,994)


4.90% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($51,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.90%
Massachusetts average:

6.91%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($610 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.08%
Massachusetts average:

0.11%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.91% ($51,723 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.25% ($49,788)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.22% ($45,031)

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WCRN (830 AM; 50 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WTAG (580 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WVNE (760 AM; daytime; 25 kW; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: BLOUNT MASSCOM, INC.)
  • WKOX (1200 AM; 50 kW; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRKO (680 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WBIX (1060 AM; 40 kW; NATICK, MA; Owner: LANGER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WEEI (850 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WEIM (1280 AM; 5 kW; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: LIVEAIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WAMG (890 AM; 25 kW; DEDHAM, MA; Owner: MEGA COMMUNICATIONS OF DEDHAM LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WALE (990 AM; 50 kW; GREENVILLE, RI; Owner: NORTH AMERICAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WNNZ (640 AM; 50 kW; WESTFIELD, MA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WVEI (1440 AM; 5 kW; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WWZN (1510 AM; 50 kW; BOSTON, MA; Owner: ROSE CITY RADIO CORPORATION)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WXLO (104.5 FM; FITCHBURG, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WAAF (107.3 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTERCOM BOSTON LICENSE, LLC)
  • WSRS (96.1 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WFEX (92.1 FM; PETERBOROUGH, NH; Owner: FNX BROADCASTING OF NEW HAMPSHIRE LLC)
  • WAHL (99.9 FM; ATHOL, MA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WFCR (88.5 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WICN (90.5 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: WICN PUBLIC RADIO, INC)
  • WBMX (98.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: INFINITY RADIO OPERATIONS INC.)
  • WJMN (94.5 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WCRB (102.5 FM; WALTHAM, MA; Owner: CHARLES RIVER BROADCASTING WCRB LICE)
  • WTKK (96.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WROR-FM (105.7 FM; FRAMINGHAM, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WBOS (92.9 FM; BROOKLINE, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)
  • WGBH (89.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WBPR (91.9 FM; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS)
  • WBUR-FM (90.9 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF BOSTON UNIVERSITY)
  • WINQ (97.7 FM; WINCHENDON, MA; Owner: SAGA COMMUNICATIONS OF NEW ENGLAND, LLC)
  • WAMH (89.3 FM; AMHERST, MA; Owner: TRUSTEES OF AMHERST COLLEGE)
  • WXKS-FM (107.9 FM; MEDFORD, MA; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WMJX (106.7 FM; BOSTON, MA; Owner: GREATER BOSTON RADIO, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)

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

Princeton, Massachusetts:
  • Fatal accident count: 12
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 14
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 2
  • Fatalities: 15
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 27
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Massachusetts average:
  • Fatal accident count: 96
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 135
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 31
  • Fatalities: 103
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 219
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 12

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


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 7
Total length: 9 meters (30ft)
Total costs: $2,852,000
Total average daily traffic: 7,970
Total average daily truck traffic: 697
Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic: 12,586

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Mt Wachuset (Lat: 42.321194 Lon: -71.882861), Call Sign: KCF838, Licensee ID: L00003516
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 05/28/2015
    Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, 400 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702-5399, Phone: (508) 820-2023, Fax: (508) 875-2517, Email:
  • Wachusetts Mountain (Lat: 42.487861 Lon: -71.882861), Call Sign: KVN528
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 05/11/2023
    Registrant: Ma Ema, 400 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2022, Fax: (508) 875-2517, Email:
  • Summit Of Mount Wachussetts (Lat: 42.487861 Lon: -71.882861), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNYS577, Licensee ID: L00003407
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.8600 MHz
    Grant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/09/2022
    Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 10 Park Plz Rm 7441, Boston, MA 02116, Phone: (617) 973-7741
  • Mount Wachusetts (Lat: 42.489250 Lon: -71.886750), Type: Tower, Structure height: 24 m, Overall height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNPK824
    Assigned Frequencies: 462.975 MHz, 463.000 MHz, 463.025 MHz, 463.050 MHz, 463.075 MHz, 463.100 MHz, 463.125 MHz, 463.150 MHz, 463.175 MHz, 462.962 MHz... (+9 more)
    Grant Date: 02/21/2012, Expiration Date: 03/11/2022
    Registrant: Central Massachhusetts Emergency Medical Systems Corp, 361 Holden St, Holden, MA 01520, Phone: (508) 854-0111, Email:
  • Rear Town Hall Mun Light Plant (Lat: 42.443139 Lon: -71.878972), Call Sign: KCF702, Licensee ID: L00094605
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3800 MHz
    Grant Date: 10/30/2002, Expiration Date: 12/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2013
    Registrant: Princeton, Town Of, 4 Town Hall Dr, Princeton, MA 01541
  • Mountain Rd (Lat: 42.491472 Lon: -71.879806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPKG341
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.2200 MHz, 48.4400 MHz, 49.1800 MHz, 47.8800 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Certifier: Neil D Deegan
    Registrant: Utilties Telecom Council, 1129 20th Street Nw Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • Mt Wachusett State Park (Lat: 42.488611 Lon: -71.887222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPSJ338
    Assigned Frequencies: 866.012 MHz, 866.512 MHz, 867.012 MHz, 867.512 MHz, 868.012 MHz, 851.012 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz
    Grant Date: 03/02/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Certifier: Richard P Hanlon
    Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2 (See the full list of FAA Registered Manufacturers and Dealers in Princeton)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

6 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 19
  • Hazardous Condition: 7
  • Service Call: 3

Incident types - Princeton


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