Princeton, North Carolina

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Population in 2017: 1,333 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: +25.0%
 
Males: 553  (41.5%)
Females: 780  (58.5%)
Median resident age:

39.4 years
North Carolina median age:

38.8 years

Zip codes: 27569.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $31,668 (it was $24,706 in 2000)
Princeton:

$31,668
NC:

$52,752

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $21,570 (it was $14,389 in 2000)

Princeton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $91,965 (it was $70,300 in 2000)
Princeton:

$91,965
NC:

$171,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $126,249; detached houses: $136,770; mobile homes: $48,276

Median gross rent in 2017: $646.

March 2019 cost of living index in Princeton: 79.9 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 26.9%
(14.0% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 31.7% for Black residents, 65.8% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 73.3% for other race residents)
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  • Races in Princeton, NC (2010)
    • 78365.6%White alone
    • 30525.5%Black alone
    • 715.9%Hispanic
    • 151.3%Two or more races
    • 110.9%Asian alone
    • 90.8%American Indian alone

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



According to our research of North Carolina and other state lists, there were 12 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, North Carolina as of July 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Princeton is 118 to 1.



Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 4 (4 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.95
North Carolina average:

2.34
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Ancestries: American (22.6%), Irish (12.0%), English (6.3%), Italian (1.3%), West Indian (1.2%), Scottish (1.1%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 152 feet

Land area: 0.68 square miles.

Population density: 1,949 people per square mile   (low).

Princeton, North Carolina map

50 residents are foreign born (4.2% Latin America).

This town:

4.5%
North Carolina:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,711 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,440 (1.4%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Raleigh, NC (36.6 miles , pop. 276,093).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Philadelphia, PA (354.2 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Pine Level, NC (2.4 miles ),
Micro, NC (2.7 miles ),
Selma, NC (2.9 miles ),
Kenly, NC (3.0 miles ),
Pikeville, NC (3.2 miles ),
Smithfield, NC (3.3 miles ),
Mar-Mac, NC (3.4 miles ),
Fremont, NC (3.4 miles )

Latitude: 35.47 N, Longitude: 78.16 W

Area code: 919

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 2009: 2 buildings, average cost: $109,000
  • 2010: 6 buildings, average cost: $131,700
  • 2011: 4 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 2012: 3 buildings, average cost: $165,500
  • 2013: 3 buildings, average cost: $267,300
  • 2014: 8 buildings, average cost: $196,500
  • 2015: 9 buildings, average cost: $180,900
  • 2016: 6 buildings, average cost: $134,300
  • 2017: 16 buildings, average cost: $148,400
Number of permits per 10,000 Princeton, NC residents
Average permit cost in Princeton, NC
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
North Carolina:

4.1%
Most common industries in Princeton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.7%)
  • Construction (8.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.4%)
  • Public administration (5.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (17.2%)
  • Public administration (7.6%)
  • Health care (5.9%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (4.6%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.6%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (4.2%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (13.7%)
  • Educational services (10.1%)
  • Finance & insurance (9.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.4%)
  • Computer & electronic products (5.3%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (5.3%)
  • Electrical equipment, appliances, components (4.4%)
Most common occupations in Princeton, NC (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (8.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.4%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (2.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.9%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (6.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (5.0%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.6%)
  • Other material moving workers, except laborers (4.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.2%)
  • Construction traders workers except carpenters, electricians, painters, plumbers, and construction laborers (3.8%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (6.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.4%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.4%)
  • Financial clerks, except bookkeeping, accounting and auditing clerks (4.4%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (4.0%)

Average climate in Princeton, North Carolina

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Princeton, North Carolina environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 63.2. This is about average.

City:

63.2
U.S.:

74.2
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 27.2. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 7.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

27.2
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 8.19. This is about average. Closest monitor was 11.5 miles away from the city center.

City:

8.19
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above North Carolina state average. It is 13% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 18.7 miles away from the Princeton town center killed 3 people and injured 149 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 3/28/1984, a category F4 tornado 23.4 miles away from the town center killed 16 people and injured 153 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is near North Carolina state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 12/9/2003 at 20:59:14, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 MB, 4.5 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 147.5 miles away from Princeton center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 210.6 miles away from Princeton center
On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG) earthquake occurred 269.7 miles away from Princeton center
On 8/21/1992 at 16:31:55, a magnitude 4.4 (4.1 MB, 4.1 LG, 4.4 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 201.0 miles away from Princeton center
On 8/6/1994 at 19:54:09, a magnitude 3.8 (3.6 LG, 3.8 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 84.2 miles away from Princeton center
On 7/27/1980 at 18:52:21, a magnitude 5.2 (5.1 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 UK, 5.2 UK, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 371.9 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Johnston County (17) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 10
Emergencies Declared: 7

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 10, Droughts: 2, Ice Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1, Storm: 1, Tornado: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Princeton:

  • O'BERRY NEURO-MEDICAL TREATMENT CENTER (Nursing Home, about 9 miles away; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • CHERRY HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 9 miles away; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • CANTERBURY ROAD HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • AIRPORT ROAD GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • JOHNSTON MEMORIAL HOME CARE AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 11 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • JOHNSTON DIALYSIS CENTER INC (Dialysis Facility, about 11 miles away; SMITHFIELD, NC)
  • LIFE, INC. WILLIAM STREET GROUP HOME (Hospital, about 11 miles away; GOLDSBORO, NC)

Airports located in Princeton:

Amtrak stations near Princeton:

  • 9 miles: SELMA-SMITHFIELD (SELMA, 401 E. RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: public payphones, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.
  • 11 miles: GOLDSBORO (410 N. JOHN ST.) - Bus Station . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, full-service food facilities, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, intercity bus service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Johnston Community College (about 10 miles; Smithfield, NC; Full-time enrollment: 3,657)
  • Wayne Community College (about 13 miles; Goldsboro, NC; FT enrollment: 3,174)
  • Mount Olive College (about 19 miles; Mount Olive, NC; FT enrollment: 3,097)
  • Campbell University (about 33 miles; Buies Creek, NC; FT enrollment: 5,127)
  • Wake Technical Community College (about 34 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 16,265)
  • North Carolina State University at Raleigh (about 37 miles; Raleigh, NC; FT enrollment: 29,958)
  • Lenoir Community College (about 37 miles; Kinston, NC; FT enrollment: 2,555)

Public high school in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON HIGH (Location: 101 DR DONNIE H JONES JR BLVD, Grades: 6-12)

Public elementary/middle school in Princeton:

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Church in Princeton: Grace Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Johnston County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.4 people
North Carolina:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.7%
Whole state:

66.7%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.6% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • First-Citizens Bank & Trust Company: Princeton Branch at 201 West Dr. Donnie Jones, Jr. Boulevard, branch established on 1986/12/09. Info updated 2011/10/11: Bank assets: $20,566.4 mil, Deposits: $17,596.8 mil, headquarters in Raleigh, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 433 total offices, Holding Company: First Citizens Bancshares, Inc.
  • Branch Banking and Trust Company: Princeton Main Branch at 102 North Pine Street, branch established on 1935/04/12. Info updated 2010/03/29: Bank assets: $168,867.6 mil, Deposits: $127,549.5 mil, headquarters in Winston Salem, NC, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 1793 total offices, Holding Company: Bb&T Corporation

For population 15 years and over in Princeton:

Marital status in Princeton, NC
  • Never married: 23.0%
  • Now married: 41.0%
  • Separated: 3.8%
  • Widowed: 10.6%
  • Divorced: 21.6%

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 81.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 15.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 6.3%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.4 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

12.4
North Carolina average:

11.9

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Princeton, NC (based on Johnston County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant41,366173
Mainline Protestant12,78459
Catholic4,2631
Black Protestant2,04920
Other1,0926
None107,324-
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: 33
Johnston County:

2.10 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

2.05 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 3
This county:

0.19 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 5
This county:

0.32 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.92 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 71
Johnston County:

4.53 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.75 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 97
Johnston County:

6.18 / 10,000 pop.
North Carolina:

7.57 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.3%
North Carolina:

9.8%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

31.9%
North Carolina:

28.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Johnston County:

17.0%
North Carolina:

15.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

49.1%
State:

48.1%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.1%
North Carolina:

44.6%

Average BMI:
This city:

29.3
North Carolina:

28.8

People feeling badly about themselves:
Princeton:

21.3%
North Carolina:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Princeton:

12.9%
North Carolina:

10.8%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.8
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

36.4%
North Carolina:

33.6%

General health condition:
Princeton:

53.8%
North Carolina:

54.9%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.8%
North Carolina:

79.3%

More about Health and Nutrition of Princeton, NC Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 3$9,883$39,5322$2,679
Other Government Administration 2$6,354$38,1246$1,741
Sewerage 2$4,229$25,3741$1,614
Streets and Highways 1$1,796$21,5520$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,093$37,1160$0
Police - Other 0$0 1$478
Totals for Government 9$25,355$33,80710$6,512

Princeton government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Sewerage: $336,000 ($252.06)
    Police Protection: $313,000 ($234.81)
    Water Utilities: $256,000 ($192.05)
    Solid Waste Management: $130,000 ($97.52)
    Financial Administration: $123,000 ($92.27)
    Regular Highways: $100,000 ($75.02)
    Local Fire Protection: $35,000 ($26.26)
    General Public Buildings: $11,000 ($8.25)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $9,000 ($6.75)
    Central Staff Services: $7,000 ($5.25)
    General - Other: $7,000 ($5.25)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $5,000 ($3.75)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($3.00)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($10.50)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $11,000 ($8.25)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $72,000 ($54.01)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $14,000 ($10.50)

Princeton government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $249,000 ($186.80)
    Solid Waste Management: $120,000 ($90.02)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $282,000 ($211.55)
    Other: $10,000 ($7.50)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Water Utilities: $75,000 ($56.26)
    Other: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Miscellaneous - Donations From Private Sources: $20,000 ($15.00)
    General Revenue - Other: $8,000 ($6.00)
    Interest Earnings: $1,000 ($0.75)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $300,000 ($225.06)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $72,000 ($54.01)
    Highways: $37,000 ($27.76)
    Other: $18,000 ($13.50)
  • Tax - Property: $383,000 ($287.32)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $122,000 ($91.52)
    Occupation and Business License - Other: $12,000 ($9.00)
    Other License: $3,000 ($2.25)

Princeton government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,011,000 ($758.44)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $712,000 ($534.13)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $358,000 ($268.57)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $59,000 ($44.26)

Princeton government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $288,000 ($216.05)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $150,000 ($112.53)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $152,000 ($114.03)

9.11% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($51,350 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.11%
North Carolina average:

7.88%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($149 average AGI)
Johnston County:

0.03%
North Carolina average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Wake County, NC  3.58% ($53,700 average AGI)
from Harnett County, NC  0.47% ($42,360)
from Wayne County, NC  0.33% ($38,381)


6.43% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($47,648 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.43%
North Carolina average:

7.23%

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 Wake County, NC  2.08% ($49,741 average AGI)
to Harnett County, NC  0.51% ($35,240)
to Wayne County, NC  0.31% ($33,328)

Businesses in Princeton, NC

  • Hardee's: 1
  • True Value: 1
  • U-Haul: 1

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WPTF (680 AM; 50 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: FIRST STATE COMMUNICATIONS)
  • WGBR (1150 AM; 5 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • WMPM (1270 AM; 5 kW; SMITHFIELD, NC; Owner: CAROLINA BROADCASTING SERVICE, INC.)
  • WGTM (590 AM; 5 kW; WILSON, NC; Owner: SPIRIT BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDJS (1430 AM; 10 kW; MOUNT OLIVE, NC; Owner: MOUNT OLIVE BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WFTK (1030 AM; daytime; 50 kW; WAKE FOREST, NC; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WETC (540 AM; 8 kW; WENDELL-ZEBULON, NC; Owner: CAROLINA REGIONAL BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFMC (730 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WCKB (780 AM; 7 kW; DUNN, NC; Owner: NORTH CAROLINA CENTRAL BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WSSG (1300 AM; 1 kW; GOLDSBORO, NC)
  • WPYB (1130 AM; daytime; 7 kW; BENSON, NC; Owner: BENSON-DUNN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WRBZ (850 AM; 10 kW; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: ALCHEMY COMMUNICATIONS LIMITED PARTNERSHIP #1)
  • WHPY (1590 AM; 5 kW; CLAYTON, NC; Owner: FELLOWSHIP CHRISTIAN ACADEMY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • WYMY (96.9 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, LTD.)
  • W276AX (103.1 FM; PRINCETON, ETC., NC; Owner: GRACE CHRISTIAN SCHOOL)
  • WRDU (106.1 FM; WILSON, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WKIX (102.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: NEW AGE COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WRAL (101.5 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAL-FM, INC.)
  • WTRG (100.7 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WRNS-FM (95.1 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WQDR (94.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WERO (93.3 FM; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: NM LICENSING, LLC)
  • WNCT-FM (107.9 FM; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: WNCT LICENSE LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCPE (89.7 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: EDUCATIONAL INFORMATION CORPORATION)
  • WFXK (104.3 FM; TARBORO, NC; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • WBBB (96.1 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAROLINA MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WKNS (90.3 FM; KINSTON, NC; Owner: CRAVEN COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WRQM (90.9 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: BOARD OF TRUSTEES UNIVERSITY OF NC AT CHAPEL HILL)
  • WZUP (104.7 FM; ROSE HILL, NC; Owner: CONNER MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WRSV (92.1 FM; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: NORTHSTAR BROADCATING CORPORATION)
  • WSHA (88.9 FM; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: SHAW UNIVERSITY)
  • WCCE (90.1 FM; BUIES CREEK, NC; Owner: CAMPBELL UNIVERSITY, INCORPORATED)
  • W287AI (105.3 FM; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • WTVD (Channel 11; DURHAM, NC; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WRAL-TV (Channel 5; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: CAPITOL BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WNCN (Channel 17; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: OUTLET BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WLFL (Channel 22; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WLFL LICENSEE, LLC)
  • WRDC (Channel 28; DURHAM, NC; Owner: RALEIGH (WRDC-TV) LICENSEE, INC.)
  • WRAY-TV (Channel 30; WILSON, NC; Owner: WRAY, INC.)
  • WHFL-LP (Channel 56; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: FREE LIFE MINISTRIES, INC.)
  • WARZ-LP (Channel 34; SMITHFIELD/SELMA, NC; Owner: WATERS & BROCK COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WITN-TV (Channel 7; WASHINGTON, NC; Owner: WITN LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WNCT-TV (Channel 9; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • W63CW (Channel 63; GOLDSBORO, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WRAZ (Channel 50; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: WRAZ-TV, INC.)
  • WUNK-TV (Channel 25; GREENVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WRPX (Channel 47; ROCKY MOUNT, NC; Owner: PAXSON RALEIGH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WUVC (Channel 40; FAYETTEVILLE, NC; Owner: CAPITAL BROADCASTING PARTNERS)
  • WCTI-TV (Channel 12; NEW BERN, NC; Owner: EASTERN NORTH CAROLINA BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WUNM-TV (Channel 19; JACKSONVILLE, NC; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH CAROLINA)
  • WACN-LP (Channel 34; APEX, NC; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • W64CN (Channel 64; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • WNCR-LP (Channel 20; WILSON, NC; Owner: ON THE MAP, INC.)
  • WHOA-LP (Channel 60; RALEIGH, NC; Owner: TIGER EYE BROADCASTING CORPORATION)

Princeton fatal accident list:

Aug 19, 2013 04:45 PM, Us-70, Jones Jr Blvd, Lat: 35.473442, Lon: -78.161731, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Mar 26, 2001 07:25 PM, Rp-2320, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 18Number of bridges
  • 148ft / 45.4mTotal length
  • 97,260Total average daily traffic
  • 11,774Total average daily truck traffic
  • 158,520Total future (year 2025) average daily traffic
New bridges in Princeton, NC - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 31960-1969
  • 21970-1979
  • 41980-1989
  • 31990-1999
  • 52000-2009
  • 12010-2018
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Princeton, NC

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • State Rd 1007 (Lat: 35.397944 Lon: -78.135000), Structure height: 322 m, Call Sign: KPH946, Licensee ID: L00089058,
    Assigned Frequencies: 450.020 MHz, Grant Date: 12/01/1987, Expiration Date: 12/01/2011, Cancellation Date: 08/31/2011, Registrant: Carolina Media Group, Inc., 3012 Highwoods Blvd.#201, Raleigh, NC 27604

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 1 1/2 Mi W Of Nc Hwy 581 On Cty Hwy 1335 5 1/2 Mi E (Lat: 35.468222 Lon: -78.083611), Call Sign: KBY502, Licensee ID: L00066193,
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.130 MHz, Grant Date: 01/19/2002, Expiration Date: 01/19/2012, Cancellation Date: 03/24/2012, Registrant: County Of Wayne, Box 227, Goldsboro, NC 27530, Phone: (919) 731-1416
  • Princeton Fd 107n Pine St (Lat: 35.471000 Lon: -78.162222), Call Sign: WNBC256,
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.905 MHz, 154.265 MHz, 154.340 MHz, Grant Date: 10/28/2014, Expiration Date: 01/20/2025, Registrant: Johnston County 911 Commnuications, 120 South Third Street, Smithfield, NC 27577, Phone: (919) 989-5059, Fax: (919) 989-5009, Email:
  • Hwy 70 2 Mi W (Lat: 35.466000 Lon: -78.195556), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 6 m, Overall height: 34 m, Call Sign: KXR524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.955 MHz, Grant Date: 12/20/2014, Expiration Date: 01/26/2025, Registrant: S. T. Wooten Corporation, Wilson, NC 27894, Phone: (252) 291-5165, Fax: (252) 243-0900, Email:
  • Nr Jct Nc State Rds 2316 & 2371 (Lat: 35.483500 Lon: -78.166389), Call Sign: KUT524,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.8400 MHz, Grant Date: 07/23/2004, Expiration Date: 07/25/2014, Cancellation Date: 08/07/2006, Registrant: Ashland Construction Communications Company, 900 Ashwood Parkway, Suite 700, Atlanta, GA 30338-4780, Phone: (770) 392-5315, Fax: (770) 392-5305, Email:
  • PEARL ST., Pearl St. Rr Crossing @ Mp H117.66 (Lat: 35.465278 Lon: -78.158222), Type: Bant, Structure height: 2.5 m, Overall height: 3.1 m, Call Sign: WPYL649, Licensee ID: L00008014,
    Assigned Frequencies: 160.950 MHz, 161.535 MHz, Grant Date: 06/06/2013, Expiration Date: 09/03/2023, Certifier: Jerry R Celio, Registrant: Norfolk Southern Railway Company, 1200 Peachtree Street, Ne, Box 123, Atlatna, GA 30309, Phone: (404) 582-6224, Fax: (404) 582-6209, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • WKIX Relay, Sr 1007 / Sr 1225 (Lat: 35.398056 Lon: -78.135000), Type: Tower, Structure height: 321 m, Overall height: 322 m, Call Sign: WQCK688,
    Assigned Frequencies: 950.500 MHz, Grant Date: 03/25/2005, Expiration Date: 12/01/2019, Certifier: Don Curtis, Registrant: Graham Brock, Inc., St. Simons Island, GA 31522, Phone: (912) 638-8028, Fax: (912) 638-7722, Email:
  • WWPL, Luby Smith Rd (Lat: 35.432444 Lon: -78.133722), Type: Ltower, Structure height: 47.1 m, Overall height: 48.1 m, Call Sign: WRAQ663,
    Assigned Frequencies: 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, 6019.32 MHz, Grant Date: 01/31/2018, Expiration Date: 01/31/2028, Certifier: Donald W Curtis, Registrant: Intelpath, Hinsdale, IL 60522, Phone: (312) 841-9188, Email:
  • Hwy 210 2.5 Mi W Of Hwy 50 (Lat: 35.510694 Lon: -78.624444), Structure height: 137.2 m, Call Sign: KJH45, Licensee ID: L01110408,
    Assigned Frequencies: 2093.00 MHz, Grant Date: 07/26/1984, Expiration Date: 12/01/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/05/2009, Registrant: Wect License Subsidiary, LLC, 201 Monroe Street Rsa Tower, 20th Floor, Montgomery, AL 36104

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 2428 Massey-Holt Road (Lat: 35.451528 Lon: -78.173306), Overall height: 4.3 m, Call Sign: KNKP772,
    Assigned Frequencies: 931.612 MHz, Grant Date: 04/19/1999, Expiration Date: 04/01/2009, Cancellation Date: 03/26/2003, Registrant: Greenberg Traurig, 1300 Connecticut Avenue, Nw, Suite 1000, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 331-3161, Fax: (202) 331-3101, Email:

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Princeton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
C) Refinancings
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$157,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0405.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Princeton, NC
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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 50. The highest number of fire incidents - 82 took place in 2017, and the least - 0 in 2003. The data has a rising trend.
    Fire incident types in Princeton, NC When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (46.8%), and Outside Fires (37.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Princeton, NC
    • 40046.8%Structure Fires
    • 32237.7%Outside Fires
    • 10111.8%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 313.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Princeton, NC
Most common first names in Princeton, NC among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James6471.3 years
William4674.1 years
John3573.2 years
Mary3574.6 years
Robert2069.6 years
Willie1574.8 years
Annie1581.2 years
Charlie1573.2 years
Charles1263.8 years
David1171.5 years
Most common last names in Princeton, NC among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Woodard5974.7 years
Worley4474.5 years
Braswell3974.2 years
Johnson2071.5 years
Edwards1978.1 years
Smith1974.3 years
Howell1977.3 years
Holt1878.0 years
Mitchell1871.1 years
Pearce1868.5 years
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Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Princeton, NC
  • 58.7%Electricity
  • 34.7%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 5.3%Utility gas
  • 1.3%Wood
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Princeton, NC
  • 81.4%Electricity
  • 18.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Utility gas


Princeton compared to North Carolina state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • House age above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 8 other airmen in this city.
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