Princeton, Minnesota

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Population in 2017: 4,676 (97% urban, 3% rural).
Population change since 2000: +18.9%
 
Males: 1,985  (42.5%)
Females: 2,691  (57.5%)
Median resident age:

39.6 years
Minnesota median age:

37.9 years

Zip codes: 55371.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,121 (it was $35,216 in 2000)
Princeton:

$51,121
MN:

$68,388

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $28,648 (it was $18,381 in 2000)

Princeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $163,495 (it was $86,200 in 2000)
Princeton:

$163,495
MN:

$224,000

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $151,520; detached houses: $135,518; townhouses or other attached units: $281,966; mobile homes: $18,443

Median gross rent in 2017: $979.

March 2019 cost of living index in Princeton: 80.0 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 10.5%
(10.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 39.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 70.3% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Princeton, MN (2010)
    • 4,47595.3%White alone
    • 821.7%Two or more races
    • 791.7%Hispanic
    • 300.6%American Indian alone
    • 170.4%Black alone
    • 130.3%Asian alone
    • 20.04%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Minnesota and other state lists, there were 2 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Minnesota as of May 28, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Princeton is 2,423 to 1.


Crime rates in Princeton by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
2
(43.0)
N/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/AN/A1
(21.5)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
2
(42.8)
1
(21.3)
2
(42.9)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.2)
0
(0.0)
3
(61.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
5
(106.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(21.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
6
(129.0)
7
(148.1)
2
(40.9)
3
(61.4)
6
(123.5)
2
(41.3)
5
(105.6)
3
(63.7)
7
(150.4)
0
(0.0)
2
(42.7)
3
(64.3)
0
(0.0)
4
(85.7)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
28
(602.2)
10
(211.6)
15
(307.1)
17
(348.0)
14
(288.2)
10
(206.7)
16
(338.0)
17
(361.2)
8
(171.9)
12
(256.2)
9
(192.1)
19
(407.0)
12
(255.3)
7
(150.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
184
(3,957)
142
(3,005)
243
(4,974)
171
(3,501)
127
(2,614)
131
(2,707)
150
(3,169)
122
(2,592)
150
(3,224)
136
(2,904)
194
(4,141)
149
(3,192)
163
(3,467)
146
(3,129)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
7
(150.5)
9
(190.5)
5
(102.4)
7
(143.3)
4
(82.3)
5
(103.3)
5
(105.6)
7
(148.7)
2
(43.0)
7
(149.5)
18
(384.2)
8
(171.4)
9
(191.4)
11
(235.7)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(20.5)
1
(20.5)
1
(20.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)272.7220.1269.6239.3189.0172.3213.8219.5191.7146.1252.5223.4188.9206.0

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City-data.com crime index in Princeton, MN

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 14 (12 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.57
Minnesota average:

1.67
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Ancestries: German (43.0%), Irish (9.3%), Norwegian (8.4%), Swedish (5.4%), English (4.8%), American (4.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 983 feet

Land area: 4.43 square miles.

Population density: 1,055 people per square mile   (low).

Princeton, Minnesota map

161 residents are foreign born (1.6% Europe, 0.6% Latin America, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

3.3%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,946 (1.4%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,891 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: St. Cloud, MN (28.5 miles , pop. 59,107).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (44.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (392.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Zimmerman, MN (3.0 miles ),
Pease, MN (3.0 miles),
Foreston, MN (3.6 miles ),
Milaca, MN (3.6 miles ),
Bock, MN (3.8 miles),
Ronneby, MN (3.9 miles),
St. Francis, MN (3.9 miles ),
Foley, MN (4.1 miles )

Latitude: 45.57 N, Longitude: 93.59 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +2,152 (+44.0%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 746 (36.3%)

Area code: 763

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 6 buildings, average cost: $80,700
  • 1998: 2 buildings, average cost: $82,500
  • 1999: 30 buildings, average cost: $98,300
  • 2000: 56 buildings, average cost: $96,300
  • 2001: 56 buildings, average cost: $98,100
  • 2002: 61 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 2003: 90 buildings, average cost: $117,400
  • 2004: 38 buildings, average cost: $152,400
  • 2005: 25 buildings, average cost: $151,400
  • 2006: 16 buildings, average cost: $161,600
  • 2007: 10 buildings, average cost: $163,200
  • 2008: 2 buildings, average cost: $163,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $95,000
  • 2011: 2 buildings, average cost: $187,500
  • 2014: 2 buildings, average cost: $325,000
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $215,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $409,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Princeton, MN residents
Average permit cost in Princeton, MN
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

8.4%
Minnesota:

4.1%
Historical population in Princeton, MN
Historical housing units in Princeton, MN

Population change in the 1990s: +162 (+4.3%).
Most common industries in Princeton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (10.5%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Construction (6.6%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (5.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (5.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (5.2%)
  • Machinery (4.2%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (13.1%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.6%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Educational services (5.7%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (4.9%)
  • Plastics & rubber products (3.3%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.3%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (18.3%)
  • Educational services (11.2%)
  • Food & beverage stores (8.2%)
  • Furniture & related product manufacturing (6.3%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (3.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (3.8%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.8%)
Most common occupations in Princeton, MN (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (6.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (4.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.1%)
  • Cashiers (4.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.4%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (11.5%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (11.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.3%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.0%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (4.0%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.6%)
  • Cashiers (7.9%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (5.3%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.5%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (3.8%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.8%)

Average climate in Princeton, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 2% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/19/1951, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 27.0 miles away from the Princeton city center killed one person and injured 20 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/3/1983, a category F4 tornado 27.6 miles away from the city center injured 4 people and caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 92% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 119.0 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 131.2 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 300.4 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 159.1 miles away from Princeton center
On 2/9/1994 at 08:45:35, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 79.4 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 327.1 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Mille Lacs County (7) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 5, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Princeton:

  • FAIRVIEW NORTHLAND REGIONAL HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, provides emergency services, 911 NORTHLAND DR)
  • ELIM HOME (701 FIRST STREET)
  • CENTRACARE KIDNEY PROGRAM AT PRINCETON (112 S RUM RIVER DR, SUITE 10)
  • FMC DIALYSIS - CENTRAL MN REGIONAL DIALYSIS (124 RUM RIVER DR N)

Airports located in Princeton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Saint Cloud State University (about 28 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; Full-time enrollment: 12,822)
  • St Cloud Technical and Community College (about 29 miles; Saint Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 3,493)
  • Anoka-Ramsey Community College (about 30 miles; Coon Rapids, MN; FT enrollment: 5,918)
  • Rasmussen College-Minnesota (about 31 miles; St. Cloud, MN; FT enrollment: 4,575)
  • North Hennepin Community College (about 34 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,943)
  • Hennepin Technical College (about 35 miles; Brooklyn Park, MN; FT enrollment: 4,515)
  • College of Saint Benedict (about 36 miles; Saint Joseph, MN; FT enrollment: 2,025)

Public high schools in Princeton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

Private elementary/middle school in Princeton:

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Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Princeton: Rum River Golf Club (A), Princeton Fire and Rescue (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

River: West Branch Rum River (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Mille Lacs County Historical Society (Museums; 101 10th Avenue North), United States Government - Refuges National Wildlife- Interior Dept- Public Informa (Recreation Areas; 17076 293rd Avenue).

Hotels: Nelson Terry B (31890 Feldspar Street Northwest), Mystic Inn (31890 Feldspar Street Northwest), Four Seasons Sports (507 1st Street), Rum River Motel (510 19th Avenue North), Americinn - Princeton- Mn (910 Rum River Dr S).

Birthplace of: Bob Backlund - Professional wrestler and actor, Rod Grams - Politician, Charles N. Orr - Politician, Ian McVey - College basketball player (Utah State Aggies).

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

2.4 people
Minnesota:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

61.1%
Whole state:

64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

9.7%
Whole state:

6.9%


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
138 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
25 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010
135 people in nursing homes in 2000
19 people in homes for the mentally ill in 2000

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Bremer Bank, National Association: Princeton Branch at 202 South Rum River Dr, branch established on 1908/04/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $2,725.5 mil, Deposits: $2,268.8 mil, headquarters in South St. Paul, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 29 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • Sherburne State Bank: Princeton Branch at 136 N Rum River Dr., branch established on 2000/03/02. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $69.3 mil, Deposits: $61.7 mil, headquarters in Becker, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 4 total offices, Holding Company: Saint Joseph Bancshares Acquisitions, Inc.
  • Peoples Bank of Commerce: Princeton Branch at 209 South Rum River Drive, branch established on 1977/06/23. Info updated 2006/04/18: Bank assets: $296.0 mil, Deposits: $232.7 mil, headquarters in Cambridge, MN, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 6 total offices, Holding Company: Duke Financial Group, Inc.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Princeton Branch at 210 South Rum River Drive, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp

For population 15 years and over in Princeton:

Marital status in Princeton, MN
  • Never married: 29.5%
  • Now married: 39.7%
  • Separated: 0.8%
  • Widowed: 9.6%
  • Divorced: 20.3%

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 90.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 16.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.9%
  • Unemployed: 4.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.4
Minnesota average:

10.9

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Princeton, MN (based on Mille Lacs County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant6,19215
Catholic5,9876
Evangelical Protestant5,89024
Other5553
None7,473-
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: 7
Mille Lacs County:

2.67 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 21
Mille Lacs County:

8.00 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 27
This county:

10.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Mille Lacs County:

7.1%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Mille Lacs County:

25.7%
State:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Mille Lacs County:

13.5%
Minnesota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Princeton:

45.8%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.9
State:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Princeton:

22.1%
State:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Princeton:

10.5%
State:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.9
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Princeton:

34.3%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
This city:

55.7%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Princeton:

77.2%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Princeton, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 10$47,096$56,5150$0
Electric Power 10$49,405$59,2860$0
Other and Unallocable 5$23,411$56,1869$10,538
Other Government Administration 4$18,994$56,9824$1,096
Streets and Highways 4$18,651$55,9532$2,972
Police - Other 2$7,165$42,9900$0
Water Supply 2$11,553$69,3180$0
Sewerage 1$3,653$43,8360$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,794$33,5280$0
Airports 1$3,332$39,9840$0
Financial Administration 1$6,255$75,0601$2,923
Firefighters 0$0 30$6,121
Totals for Government 41$192,309$56,28646$23,650

Princeton government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $1,575,000 ($336.83)
  • Current Operations - Electric Utilities: $6,965,000 ($1489.52)
    Liquor Stores: $3,092,000 ($661.25)
    Sewerage: $1,391,000 ($297.48)
    Police Protection: $1,225,000 ($261.98)
    General - Other: $1,045,000 ($223.48)
    Water Utilities: $1,032,000 ($220.70)
    Regular Highways: $824,000 ($176.22)
    Financial Administration: $357,000 ($76.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $323,000 ($69.08)
    Parks and Recreation: $273,000 ($58.38)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $221,000 ($47.26)
    Central Staff Services: $31,000 ($6.63)
    Libraries: $31,000 ($6.63)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $28,000 ($5.99)
  • Employee Retirement - Corporate Stocks: $600,000 ($128.31)
    Corporate Bonds: $204,000 ($43.63)
    Total Cash and Deposits: $155,000 ($33.15)
    Benefit Payments: $82,000 ($17.54)
    Other Investments - Other: $23,000 ($4.92)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $645,000 ($137.94)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Electric Utilities: $674,000 ($144.14)
    Water Utilities: $414,000 ($88.54)
    General - Other: $387,000 ($82.76)
    Regular Highways: $268,000 ($57.31)
    Parks and Recreation: $232,000 ($49.62)
    Sewerage: $224,000 ($47.90)
    Police Protection: $38,000 ($8.13)
    Local Fire Protection: $10,000 ($2.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,587,000 ($339.39)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $157,000 ($33.58)

Princeton government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $2,038,000 ($435.84)
    Other: $517,000 ($110.56)
    Parks and Recreation: $44,000 ($9.41)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $26,000 ($5.56)
    Regular Highways: $9,000 ($1.92)
  • Employee Retirement - From Other Governments: $70,000 ($14.97)
    Earnings on Investments (calculated): $-70,000 ($-14.97)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $315,000 ($67.37)
    Sewerage: $282,000 ($60.31)
    Housing and Community Development: $79,000 ($16.89)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Highways: $229,000 ($48.97)
    Other: $51,000 ($10.91)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $508,000 ($108.64)
    Special Assessments: $180,000 ($38.49)
    Interest Earnings: $68,000 ($14.54)
    Fines and Forfeits: $26,000 ($5.56)
  • Revenue - Electric Utilities: $8,107,000 ($1733.75)
    Liquor Stores: $3,904,000 ($834.90)
    Water Utilities: $1,823,000 ($389.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $839,000 ($179.43)
    Other: $218,000 ($46.62)
  • Tax - Property: $2,328,000 ($497.86)
    Other License: $271,000 ($57.96)

Princeton government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $29,567,000 ($6323.14)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $28,647,000 ($6126.39)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,949,000 ($416.81)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,029,000 ($220.06)

Princeton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Employee Retirement - Total Other Securities: $356,000 ($76.13)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,881,000 ($829.98)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $3,000 ($0.64)

7.88% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($46,038 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.88%
Minnesota average:

7.10%

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 Sherburne County, MN  1.37% ($43,715 average AGI)
from Hennepin County, MN  0.71% ($55,549)
from Anoka County, MN  0.66% ($40,136)


8.03% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($43,264 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Minnesota average:

7.17%

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

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Sherburne County, MN  1.48% ($45,669 average AGI)
to Isanti County, MN  0.68% ($45,926)
to Benton County, MN  0.57% ($30,298)
Businesses in Princeton, MN
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1H&R Block1
AmericInn1Jones New York1
Burger King1McDonald's1
Chevrolet1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
DHL1Subway1
Dairy Queen1True Value1
Domino's Pizza1U-Haul1
FedEx2UPS1

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WQPM (1300 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WBHR (660 AM; 10 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: HERBERT M. HOPPE)
  • KSTP (1500 AM; 50 kW; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-AM, LLC (DELAWARE))
  • WCTS (1030 AM; 50 kW; MAPLEWOOD, MN; Owner: CNTL. BAPT. THEO/AL SEMI MINNEAPOLIS)
  • KTIS (900 AM; 25 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KFAN (1130 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WVAL (800 AM; 3 kW; SAUK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: TRI-COUNTY BROADCASTING, INC)
  • WDGY (630 AM; 8 kW; HUDSON, WI; Owner: 630 RADIO, INCORPORATED)
  • KUOM (770 AM; daytime; 5 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN)
  • KLBP (1470 AM; 5 kW; BROOKLYN PARK, MN; Owner: 1400, INC.)
  • WMNN (1330 AM; 10 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • KJZI (100.3 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KCLD-FM (104.7 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KQQL (107.9 FM; ANOKA, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • WWJO (98.1 FM; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: REGENT LICENSEE OF ST. CLOUD, INC.)
  • KLCI (106.1 FM; ELK RIVER, MN; Owner: MILESTONE RADIO LLC)
  • KNOW-FM (91.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS-ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WLTE (102.9 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-FM (94.5 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: KSTP-FM, LLC, A DELAWARE LLC)
  • KTCZ-FM (97.1 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KEEY-FM (102.1 FM; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KTIS-FM (98.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • WGVY (105.3 FM; CAMBRIDGE, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KDWB-FM (101.3 FM; RICHFIELD, MN; Owner: AMFM RADIO LICENSES, L.L.C.)
  • KQRS-FM (92.5 FM; GOLDEN VALLEY, MN; Owner: KQRS, Inc.)
  • KSJN (99.5 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KXXR (93.7 FM; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KQRS, INC.)
  • KCML (99.9 FM; ST. JOSEPH, MN; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES INC)
  • KBEK (95.5 FM; MORA, MN; Owner: JOHN JAMES GODFREY)
  • KKSR (96.7 FM; SARTELL, MN; Owner: SARTELL FM, INC.)
  • KLZZ (103.7 FM; WAITE PARK, MN; Owner: REPCOM, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • KPXM (Channel 41; ST. CLOUD, MN; Owner: PAXSON MINNEAPOLIS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KMSP-TV (Channel 9; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
  • KARE (Channel 11; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: MULTIMEDIA HOLDINGS CORPORATION)
  • KSTP-TV (Channel 5; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCA-TV (Channel 2; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • WCCO-TV (Channel 4; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • KSTC-TV (Channel 45; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: HUBBARD BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KTCI-TV (Channel 17; ST. PAUL, MN; Owner: TWIN CITIES PUBLIC TELEVISION, INC.)
  • KMWB (Channel 23; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: KLGT LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WFTC (Channel 29; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS, INC.)
Princeton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Princeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 25Number of bridges
  • 299ft / 91.5mTotal length
  • 177,704Total average daily traffic
  • 6,389Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Princeton, MN - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11960-1969
  • 191970-1979
  • 11990-1999
  • 22000-2009
  • 22010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Princeton, MN

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year Based on the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fires per year is 63. The highest number of fires - 87 took place in 2012, and the least - 38 in 2006. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Princeton, MN When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Outside Fires (42.0%), and Structure Fires (39.6%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Princeton, MN
    • 44842.0%Outside Fires
    • 42239.6%Structure Fires
    • 17015.9%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 272.5%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Princeton, MN
Most common first names in Princeton, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John5977.7 years
William5477.8 years
George4180.0 years
Robert3970.4 years
Mary3283.8 years
James3173.1 years
Ruth3082.7 years
Arthur2878.9 years
Henry2780.5 years
Anna2689.7 years
Most common last names in Princeton, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson6080.6 years
Johnson5873.3 years
Peterson3978.7 years
Nelson3982.3 years
Olson3079.2 years
Erickson2779.7 years
Swanson2185.3 years
Larson2083.0 years
Thompson1683.4 years
Hoeft1573.9 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Princeton, MN
  • 83.1%Utility gas
  • 9.2%Electricity
  • 7.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Princeton, MN
  • 57.9%Utility gas
  • 42.1%Electricity


Princeton compared to Minnesota 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 below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Princeton on our top lists:

  • #20 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities"
  • #19 (55371) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Swedish first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
There are 44 pilots and 29 other airmen in this city.
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  • Scott A. Olson (5)
  • Ronald K. Westby (5)
  • Kevin A. Wanasek (5)
  • Jennifer M. Heisel (4)
  • Diane Olson (4)
  • Thomas Holman (4)
  • Donald F. Palme, Ii (4)

Total of 107 patent applications in 2008-2020.