Princeton, Texas

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Population in 2017: 10,159 (93% urban, 7% rural).
Population change since 2000: +192.2%
Males: 4,638  (45.7%)
Females: 5,521  (54.3%)
Median resident age:

33.6 years
Texas median age:

34.7 years

Zip codes: 75407.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,718 (it was $38,590 in 2000)
Princeton:

$51,718
TX:

$59,206

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $22,168 (it was $17,092 in 2000)

Princeton city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $133,369 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Princeton:

$133,369
TX:

$172,200

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $171,271; detached houses: $169,837

Median gross rent in 2017: $1,040.

March 2019 cost of living index in Princeton: 93.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 16.7%
(15.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 21.7% for Black residents, 19.4% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 28.6% for American Indian residents)
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  • Races in Princeton, TX (2017)
    • 5,08956.2%White alone
    • 2,39626.5%Hispanic
    • 1,15012.7%Black alone
    • 1501.7%Two or more races
    • 1171.3%Asian alone
    • 230.3%American Indian alone
    • 70.08%Other race alone

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



According to our research of Texas and other state lists, there were 86 registered sex offenders living in Princeton, Texas as of May 24, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Princeton is 102 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)
1
(10.1)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
6
(149.7)
3
(70.9)
1
(19.8)
5
(82.3)
10
(153.4)
4
(57.8)
3
(43.2)
4
(55.7)
2
(26.0)
5
(62.8)
8
(94.2)
1
(10.6)
8
(80.5)
8
(74.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
2
(49.9)
3
(70.9)
0
(0.0)
3
(49.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.4)
2
(27.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(25.1)
1
(11.8)
1
(10.6)
1
(10.1)
3
(27.9)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
8
(199.6)
10
(236.3)
6
(118.6)
11
(181.2)
8
(122.7)
8
(115.7)
11
(158.3)
13
(181.2)
8
(104.1)
16
(200.8)
14
(164.8)
17
(180.4)
24
(241.6)
8
(74.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
24
(598.8)
37
(874.3)
32
(632.8)
36
(592.9)
32
(490.9)
48
(694.0)
19
(273.4)
21
(292.7)
36
(468.5)
21
(263.6)
21
(247.2)
20
(212.2)
16
(161.1)
14
(130.2)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
104
(2,595)
112
(2,647)
109
(2,155)
120
(1,976)
91
(1,396)
104
(1,504)
102
(1,468)
79
(1,101)
73
(950.0)
78
(978.9)
77
(906.4)
163
(1,729)
178
(1,792)
157
(1,461)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
14
(349.3)
13
(307.2)
7
(138.4)
4
(65.9)
2
(30.7)
6
(86.8)
3
(43.2)
3
(41.8)
7
(91.1)
2
(25.1)
1
(11.8)
5
(53.0)
5
(50.3)
12
(111.6)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
3
(70.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.3)
1
(14.5)
1
(14.4)
0
(0.0)
1
(13.0)
1
(12.6)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
4
(40.3)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)348.3316.9181.1242.8239.9185.1151.8157.1119.7157.5166.3136.0222.9159.3

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City-data.com crime index in Princeton, TX

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 19 (18 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.67
Texas average:

1.55
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Ancestries: American (25.3%), English (6.4%), German (6.0%), Irish (2.7%), European (1.6%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 580 feet

Land area: 4.34 square miles.

Population density: 2,342 people per square mile   (low).

Princeton, Texas map

959 residents are foreign born (8.9% Latin America).

This city:

10.6%
Texas:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $3,542 (1.9%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $2,631 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: McKinney, TX (8.2 miles , pop. 54,369).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Plano, TX (16.9 miles , pop. 222,030).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Dallas, TX (31.2 miles , pop. 1,188,580).

Nearest cities:

Lowry Crossing, TX (1.7 miles ),
New Hope, TX (2.1 miles ),
Lucas, TX (2.7 miles ),
Fairview, TX (2.7 miles ),
Farmersville, TX (2.8 miles ),
McKinney, TX (2.9 miles ),
Melissa, TX (2.9 miles ),
Blue Ridge, TX (3.2 miles )

Latitude: 33.18 N, Longitude: 96.50 W

Area codes: 972, 469

Distribution of median household income in Princeton, TX in 2017
Distribution of house value in Princeton, TX in 2017

Property values in Princeton, TX

Princeton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 24 buildings, average cost: $68,500
  • 1998: 27 buildings, average cost: $72,300
  • 1999: 27 buildings, average cost: $75,500
  • 2000: 30 buildings, average cost: $96,200
  • 2001: 19 buildings, average cost: $119,600
  • 2002: 16 buildings, average cost: $99,300
  • 2003: 66 buildings, average cost: $121,100
  • 2004: 80 buildings, average cost: $113,700
  • 2005: 279 buildings, average cost: $124,200
  • 2006: 363 buildings, average cost: $125,000
  • 2007: 145 buildings, average cost: $140,400
  • 2008: 80 buildings, average cost: $142,900
  • 2009: 70 buildings, average cost: $136,300
  • 2010: 84 buildings, average cost: $157,100
  • 2011: 63 buildings, average cost: $168,000
  • 2012: 106 buildings, average cost: $160,900
  • 2013: 83 buildings, average cost: $197,900
  • 2014: 252 buildings, average cost: $176,600
  • 2015: 244 buildings, average cost: $159,100
  • 2016: 230 buildings, average cost: $159,900
  • 2017: 585 buildings, average cost: $231,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Princeton, TX residents
Average permit cost in Princeton, TX
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.1%
Texas:

3.5%
Population change in the 1990s: +1,075 (+44.8%).
Most common industries in Princeton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Educational services (7.2%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.4%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.6%)
  • Health care (4.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (20.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (4.8%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.8%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.5%)
  • Public administration (4.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.2%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (3.9%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (12.3%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Health care (8.5%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.8%)
  • Social assistance (3.9%)
Most common occupations in Princeton, TX (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.1%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (3.9%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.8%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.8%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (8.1%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (7.1%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.0%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.8%)
  • Carpenters (4.6%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (11.1%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (8.1%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.9%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.7%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.0%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (3.9%)

Average climate in Princeton, Texas

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI NO2 Ozone Pb
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 73.9. This is about average.

City:

73.9
U.S.:

74.2
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 3.58. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 19.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

3.58
U.S.:

5.56
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 10.1 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

33.3
Lead Level

Lead (Pb) [µg/m3] level in 2008 was 0.121. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 16.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.121
U.S.:

0.010

Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is above Texas state average. It is 147% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/12/1969, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 4.5 miles away from the Princeton city center injured 2 people and caused between $500 and $5000 in damages.

On 10/4/1959, a category F3 tornado 5.8 miles away from the city center injured 5 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

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

On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 247.4 miles away from the city center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 102.4 miles away from Princeton center
On 1/18/1995 at 15:51:39, a magnitude 4.2 (4.0 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 126.8 miles away from Princeton center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 156.0 miles away from Princeton center
On 11/15/1990 at 11:44:41, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 LG, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 125.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/31/1997 at 03:26:41, a magnitude 3.4 (3.4 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 30.9 miles away from Princeton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Collin County (13) is near the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 5
Emergencies Declared: 8

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 5, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Fires: 3, Tornadoes: 3, Other: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Princeton:

  • THE PALLIATIVE HOSPICE CENTER (Hospital, about 7 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • ROBNITA HEALTH CARE SERVICES INC (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • NORTH PARK HEALTH AND REHABILITATION CENTER (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • PAVILION NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • HOMESTEAD OF MCKINNEY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • FMC DIALYSIS SERVICES OF MCKINNEY (Dialysis Facility, about 8 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)
  • ENCOMPASS HOME HEALTH OF NORTHEAST TEXAS (Home Health Center, about 8 miles away; MCKINNEY, TX)

Airports and heliports located in Princeton:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Collin County Community College District (about 9 miles; McKinney, TX; Full-time enrollment: 18,044)
  • The University of Texas at Dallas (about 20 miles; Richardson, TX; FT enrollment: 16,777)
  • Richland College (about 23 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 11,617)
  • Brookhaven College (about 27 miles; Farmers Branch, TX; FT enrollment: 6,868)
  • Eastfield College (about 27 miles; Mesquite, TX; FT enrollment: 8,323)
  • Southern Methodist University (about 29 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 9,150)
  • El Centro College (about 33 miles; Dallas, TX; FT enrollment: 6,086)

Public high schools in Princeton:

Public elementary/middle schools in Princeton:

  • LACY ELEMENTARY (Students: 592, Location: 224 E COLLEGE ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • HARPER EL (Students: 484, Location: 8080 CR 398, Grades: PK-5)
  • GODWIN EL (Students: 456, Location: 1019 N 6TH ST, Grades: PK-5)
  • CLARK JR HIGH (Students: 453, Location: 301 PANTHER PKWY, Grades: 7-8)
  • HUDDLESTON INTERMEDIATE (Students: 213, Location: 301 N FIFTH ST, Grades: 6)
See full list of schools located in Princeton

Library in Princeton:

  • PRINCETON COMMUNITY LIBRARY (Operating income: $32,843; Location: 319 MCKINNEY AVE; 13,596 books; 63 audio materials; 977 video materials; 7 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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

Park in Princeton: Panther Stadium (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attraction: Alvin Lafon's Rv Park (Recreational Trips & Guides; 9765 County Road 867) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Court: Princeton City - Municipal Court (306 North Front Street) (1). Display/hide its approximate location on the map

Birthplace of: Dave Williams - (died 2002), singer for Drowning Pool, Jackie Sullivan - Baseball player.

Collin County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Princeton and their reported violations in the past:

ALTOGA WSC (Population served: 660, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif requested (MAR-27-2009), St Public Notif received (2 times from APR-14-2009 to APR-21-2009), St Compliance achieved (AUG-04-2009)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2007 and MAR-2007, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between OCT-2006 and DEC-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JUL-2006 and SEP-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between APR-2006 and JUN-2006, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (JUL-19-2007), St Public Notif requested (JUL-19-2007), St Compliance achieved (JUL-06-2010)
  • 5 other older monitoring violations
Average household size:
This city:

3.0 people
Texas:

2.8 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

76.4%
Whole state:

69.9%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

6.8%
Whole state:

6.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.2% of all households
57 people in other noninstitutional group quarters in 2000

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

  • Independent Bank: Princeton Branch at 1490 Princeton Oaks Drive, branch established on 2004/03/15. Info updated 2010/10/06: Bank assets: $1,237.6 mil, Deposits: $1,035.0 mil, headquarters in Mckinney, TX, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 27 total offices, Holding Company: Independent Bank Group, Inc.
  • Citizens State Bank: at 112 West Highway 380, branch established on 1907/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $44.1 mil, Deposits: $34.4 mil, local headquarters, positive income, 1 total offices, Holding Company: Baylor Bancshares, Inc.

For population 15 years and over in Princeton:

Marital status in Princeton, TX
  • Never married: 27.4%
  • Now married: 53.7%
  • Separated: 3.3%
  • Widowed: 5.9%
  • Divorced: 9.7%

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 87.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.5%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.4%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 33.7 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.9
Texas average:

14.0

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, TX (based on Collin County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant184,331334
Catholic111,1828
Mainline Protestant59,02260
Other54,47574
Black Protestant1,0148
Orthodox1901
None372,127-
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: 77
Collin County:

1.05 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.47 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 13
Collin County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

0.14 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 53
This county:

0.73 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

1.11 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 215
Collin County:

2.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.95 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 478
This county:

6.54 / 10,000 pop.
Texas:

6.13 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Here:

7.3%
State:

8.9%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

24.0%
Texas:

26.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

15.3%
State:

15.7%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Princeton:

49.5%
Texas:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Princeton:

46.5%
Texas:

46.4%

Average BMI:
Princeton:

28.8
Texas:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Princeton:

20.1%
State:

21.2%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

11.4%
Texas:

10.4%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
Texas:

6.8

Overweight people:
Princeton:

34.4%
Texas:

33.0%

General health condition:
Princeton:

56.5%
Texas:

55.5%

Average condition of hearing:
Princeton:

79.1%
Texas:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Princeton, TX 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 10$41,011$49,2131$2,646
Water Supply 6$20,243$40,4860$0
Other and Unallocable 5$24,541$58,8980$0
Financial Administration 2$8,275$49,6500$0
Sewerage 2$5,795$34,7700$0
Judicial and Legal 2$6,127$36,7621$1,357
Local Libraries 1$3,658$43,8960$0
Parks and Recreation 1$2,757$33,0840$0
Other Government Administration 0$0 1$199
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 17$2,867
Totals for Government 29$112,407$46,51320$7,069

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

  • Construction - Regular Highways: $2,128,000 ($209.47)
    Water Utilities: $838,000 ($82.49)
    Libraries: $166,000 ($16.34)
    Parks and Recreation: $25,000 ($2.46)
    Police Protection: $16,000 ($1.57)
  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $1,161,000 ($114.28)
    Police Protection: $1,142,000 ($112.41)
    Sewerage: $619,000 ($60.93)
    Central Staff Services: $425,000 ($41.83)
    Solid Waste Management: $388,000 ($38.19)
    Local Fire Protection: $339,000 ($33.37)
    General - Other: $327,000 ($32.19)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $175,000 ($17.23)
    Parks and Recreation: $157,000 ($15.45)
    Regular Highways: $140,000 ($13.78)
    Health - Other: $138,000 ($13.58)
    Financial Administration: $120,000 ($11.81)
    Libraries: $74,000 ($7.28)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $466,000 ($45.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - Correctional Institutions: $8,000 ($0.79)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Regular Highways: $111,000 ($10.93)
    Police Protection: $40,000 ($3.94)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $1,906,000 ($187.62)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $108,000 ($10.63)

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

  • Charges - Sewerage: $1,398,000 ($137.61)
    Solid Waste Management: $450,000 ($44.30)
    Other: $339,000 ($33.37)
    Parks and Recreation: $4,000 ($0.39)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Other: $160,000 ($15.75)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $206,000 ($20.28)
    Highways: $27,000 ($2.66)
    Gas Utilities: $2,000 ($0.20)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $240,000 ($23.62)
    Fines and Forfeits: $212,000 ($20.87)
    General Revenue - Other: $146,000 ($14.37)
    Rents: $24,000 ($2.36)
    Interest Earnings: $17,000 ($1.67)
    Donations From Private Sources: $12,000 ($1.18)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $1,861,000 ($183.19)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,000 ($0.20)
  • Tax - Property: $2,104,000 ($207.11)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $776,000 ($76.39)
    Other License: $259,000 ($25.49)
    Public Utilities Sales: $226,000 ($22.25)

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

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,604,000 ($1732.85)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $16,999,000 ($1673.29)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,535,000 ($249.53)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,930,000 ($189.98)

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

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $4,210,000 ($414.41)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $388,000 ($38.19)

10.48% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($84,210 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.48%
Texas average:

7.43%

0.06% of residents moved from foreign countries ($762 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.06%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Dallas County, TX  3.23% ($79,198 average AGI)
from Denton County, TX  1.47% ($78,799)
from Tarrant County, TX  0.42% ($65,057)


9.14% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($80,204 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.14%
Texas average:

7.26%

0.08% of residents moved to foreign countries ($863 average AGI)
Collin County:

0.08%
Texas average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Dallas County, TX  2.63% ($73,913 average AGI)
to Denton County, TX  1.89% ($87,207)
to Tarrant County, TX  0.41% ($65,448)
Businesses in Princeton, TX
NameCountNameCount
AT&T1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
H&R Block1SONIC Drive-In1
Jack In The Box1U-Haul1

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

  • KMKI (620 AM; 5 kW; PLANO, TX; Owner: ABC, INC)
  • KFXR (1190 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KAAM (770 AM; 10 kW; GARLAND, TX; Owner: DONTRON, INC.)
  • KRLD (1080 AM; 50 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TEXAS INFINITY BROADCASTING L.P.)
  • KSKY (660 AM; 20 kW; BALCH SPRINGS, TX; Owner: BISON MEDIA, INC.)
  • KZMP (1540 AM; 50 kW; UNIVERSITY PARK, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KBIS (1150 AM; 25 kW; HIGHLAND PARK, TX; Owner: DALLAS AM RADIO PARTNERS, L.P.)
  • WBAP (820 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KESS (1270 AM; 50 kW; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KESS-AM LICENSE CORP.)
  • KAHZ (1360 AM; 50 kW; HURST, TX)
  • KYNG (950 AM; 10 kW; DENISON-SHERMAN, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KTCK (1310 AM; 9 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KRBE LICO, INC.)
  • KLIF (570 AM; 5 kW; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KLIF LICO, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

  • KXEZ (92.1 FM; FARMERSVILLE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS-TEXAS, INC.)
  • WRR (101.1 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: CITY OF DALLAS, TEXAS)
  • KPLX (99.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: KPLX LICO, INC.)
  • KESN (103.3 FM; ALLEN, TX; Owner: WBAP-KSCS OPERATING, LTD.)
  • KSOC (94.5 FM; GAINESVILLE, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)
  • KLUV-FM (98.7 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KTPW (89.7 FM; SANGER, TX; Owner: RESEARCH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION, INC)
  • KTCY (104.9 FM; PILOT POINT, TX; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • KHYI (95.3 FM; HOWE, TX; Owner: METRO BROADCASTERS - TEXAS, INC.)
  • KLTY (94.9 FM; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: INSPIRATION MEDIA OF TEXAS, LLC)
  • KLLI (105.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF DALLAS)
  • KRBV (100.3 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORP. OF FORT WORTH)
  • KEGL (97.1 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KOAI (107.5 FM; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: INFINITY KOAI-FM, INC.)
  • KHKS (106.1 FM; DENTON, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KZPS (92.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: AMFM TEXAS LICENSES LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KVIL-FM (103.7 FM; HIGHLAND PARK-DALLAS, TX; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING CORPORATION OF TEXAS)
  • KKDA-FM (104.5 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: SERVICE BROADCASTING I, LTD.)
  • KNOR (93.7 FM; HEALDTON, OK; Owner: AM & PM BROADCASTERS, LLC)
  • KBFB (97.9 FM; DALLAS, TX; Owner: RADIO ONE LICENSES, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • KTAQ (Channel 47; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: MIKE SIMONS)
  • KLDT (Channel 55; LAKE DALLAS, TX; Owner: JOHNSON BROADCASTING OF DALLAS, INC.)
  • KTVT (Channel 11; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: CBS STATIONS GROUP OF TEXAS L.P.)
  • KLEG-LP (Channel 44; DALLAS, TX; Owner: DILIP VISWANATH)
  • KXAS-TV (Channel 5; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: STATION VENTURE OPERATIONS, LP)
  • KDTN (Channel 2; DENTON, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KJJM-LP (Channel 46; DALLAS/MESQUITE, TX; Owner: JANE McGINNIS)
  • KMPX (Channel 29; DECATUR, TX; Owner: WORD OF GOD FELLOWSHIP, INC.)
  • KTXA (Channel 21; FORT WORTH, TX; Owner: VIACOM TELEVISION STATIONS GROUP OF DALLAS/FORT WORTH L.P.)
  • KUVN (Channel 23; GARLAND, TX; Owner: KUVN LICENSE PARTNERSHIP, L.P.)
  • KSTR-TV (Channel 49; IRVING, TX; Owner: TELEFUTURA DALLAS LLC)
  • KPXD (Channel 68; ARLINGTON, TX; Owner: PAXSON DALLAS LICENSE, INC.)
  • KERA-TV (Channel 13; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NORTH TEXAS PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WFAA-TV (Channel 8; DALLAS, TX; Owner: WFAA-TV, L.P.)
  • KDAF (Channel 33; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • KXTX-TV (Channel 39; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TELEMUNDO OF TEXAS PARTNERSHIP, LP)
  • KDTX-TV (Channel 58; DALLAS, TX; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING OF TEXAS, INC.)
  • KDFW (Channel 4; DALLAS, TX; Owner: KDFW LICENSE, INC.)
  • KDFI (Channel 27; DALLAS, TX; Owner: NEW DMIC, INC.)
  • KNOK-LP (Channel 43; GREENVILLE, TX; Owner: IGLESIA JESU CHRISTO ES MI REFUGIO, 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
  • 17Number of bridges
  • 541ft / 165mTotal length
  • $137,000Total costs
  • 90,160Total average daily traffic
  • 8,084Total average daily truck traffic
  • 126,108Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic
New bridges in Princeton, TX - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 11950-1959
  • 81970-1979
  • 21980-1989
  • 21990-1999
  • 42000-2009
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Princeton, TX

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • 105 W Hwy 380 (Lat: 33.176778 Lon: -96.499444), Call Sign: KUI436,
    Assigned Frequencies: 35.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 01/22/1997, Expiration Date: 02/17/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002, Registrant: Amerigas Propane Inc, Valley Forge, PA 19482, Phone: (215) 337-7000
  • One Block N State Hwy 24 (Lat: 33.183444 Lon: -96.500278), Call Sign: KKU719, Licensee ID: L00148869,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3000 MHz, Grant Date: 09/13/2002, Expiration Date: 11/09/2012, Cancellation Date: 07/19/2011, Registrant: Texas New Mexico Power Company, 4100 International Plaza, Fort Worth, TX 76109, Phone: (817) 731-0099
  • Lat: 33.180000 Lon: -96.497778, Call Sign: WPVU812,
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.4000 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 154.515 MHz, 30.8400 MHz, 35.0200 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 151.835 MHz, Grant Date: 08/23/2002, Expiration Date: 08/23/2012, Cancellation Date: 10/27/2012, Certifier: Trish Beck, Registrant: Hm Electronics, Inc., 6675 Mesa Ridge Rd, San Diego, CA 92121, Phone: (858) 535-6015, Fax: (858) 452-7207, Email:
  • Lat: 33.174167 Lon: -96.499444, Call Sign: WQLM894,
    Assigned Frequencies: 30.8400 MHz, 154.540 MHz, 33.4000 MHz, 33.1600 MHz, 31.2400 MHz, 468.487 MHz, 468.762 MHz, 469.462 MHz, 469.637 MHz, 469.662 MHz... (+17 more), Grant Date: 03/11/2010, Expiration Date: 03/11/2020, Certifier: Marcella Hammond, Registrant: Dolfen Consulting Group, 95 Willow Lane, Bristol, IL 60512-9711, Phone: (630) 553-5886, Fax: (530) 566-1755, Email:
  • Lat: 33.183389 Lon: -96.499500, Call Sign: WQWH782,
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.715 MHz, 159.495 MHz, 159.510 MHz, Grant Date: 08/26/2015, Expiration Date: 08/26/2025, Certifier: Elizabeth Goen, Registrant: Bearcom Operating LLC, Dallas, TX 75355-9001, Phone: (800) 458-9887, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft:

12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Princeton)
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED10$123,5015$132,88611$141,6611$38,3903$92,0331$49,650
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$185,4501$223,4900$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED2$147,0001$116,1305$135,0662$24,2350$01$40,290
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN2$109,4350$04$124,8700$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$132,6000$00$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0310.02

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$108,9001$85,790
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0310.02

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Princeton, TX
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Princeton, TX - Value

2003 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2003 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 77. The highest number of fires - 151 took place in 2012, and the least - 11 in 2004. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Princeton, TX When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (58.0%), and Structure Fires (30.9%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Princeton, TX
    • 71258.0%Outside Fires
    • 37930.9%Structure Fires
    • 998.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 383.1%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Princeton, TX
Most common first names in Princeton, TX among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James3271.2 years
Mary3177.5 years
William2173.0 years
Robert1873.1 years
John1877.9 years
Charles1869.6 years
Billy971.3 years
Mildred878.0 years
Helen879.4 years
Evelyn873.7 years
Most common last names in Princeton, TX among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith2075.0 years
Williams1081.1 years
Davis774.4 years
Thomas769.6 years
Wright675.0 years
Akin581.2 years
Owens581.4 years
Johnson575.0 years
Lawson579.6 years
Duncan576.6 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Princeton, TX
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 18.2%Utility gas
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.7%No fuel used
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Solar energy
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Princeton, TX
  • 72.8%Electricity
  • 24.7%Utility gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.9%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Princeton compared to Texas state average:

  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students above state average.

Princeton on our top lists:

  • #42 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in industries: information (population 5,000+)"
  • #53 on the list of "Top 100 high-educated but low-earning cities (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #60 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: fire fighting and prevention workers including supervisors (population 5,000+)"
  • #69 on the list of "Top 101 cities with most building permits per 10,000 residents (population 5,000+)"
  • #6 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of deaths per 1000 residents 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #10 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest number of children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000 (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #21 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #28 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest increase in the number of deaths per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop. 50,000+)"
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