Princeton, Massachusetts

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Population in 2010: 3,413.
Population change since 2000: +1.8%
 
Males: 1,709  (50.1%)
Females: 1,704  (49.9%)
Median resident age:

46.8 years
Massachusetts median age:

39.2 years

Zip codes: 01541.

Estimated median household income in 2019: $132,544 (it was $80,993 in 2000)
Princeton:

$132,544
MA:

$85,843

Estimated per capita income in 2019: $54,832 (it was $32,232 in 2000)

Princeton town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2019: $463,125 (it was $212,900 in 2000)
Princeton:

$463,125
MA:

$418,600

Mean prices in 2019: all housing units: $345,896; detached houses: $359,605; townhouses or other attached units: $293,904; in 2-unit structures: $294,624; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $296,728; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $198,605; mobile homes: $74,819; occupied boats, rvs, vans, etc.: $20,048
March 2019 cost of living index in Princeton: 134.1 (high, U.S. average is 100)
  • Races in Princeton, MA (2010)
    • 3,27796.0%White alone
    • 491.4%Hispanic
    • 401.2%Asian alone
    • 320.9%Two or more races
    • 140.4%Black alone
    • 10.03%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Princeton by year

Type

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2015

2016

2017

2018

2019

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)
1
(28.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.1)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(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)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
2
(56.4)
1
(28.2)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.3)
1
(28.5)
1
(29.1)
1
(29.0)
6
(173.8)
2
(58.0)
2
(57.7)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.9)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
8
(225.7)
30
(845.8)
19
(541.3)
15
(424.2)
24
(684.9)
13
(378.6)
28
(810.7)
14
(405.6)
16
(463.6)
5
(144.3)
4
(115.2)
2
(57.8)
3
(86.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
10
(282.2)
15
(422.9)
13
(370.4)
17
(480.8)
13
(371.0)
17
(495.0)
14
(405.3)
17
(492.5)
11
(318.7)
13
(375.2)
12
(345.6)
5
(144.6)
10
(289.1)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(56.4)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
0
(0.0)
1
(29.0)
1
(29.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.2)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(28.5)
1
(29.1)
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 index38.486.352.754.670.875.481.1108.356.894.430.09.823.4

The City-Data.com crime index weighs serious crimes and violent crimes more heavily. Higher means more crime, U.S. average is 270.6. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

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City-data.com crime index in Princeton, MA

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2019, including police officers: 7 (6 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.73
Massachusetts average:

2.37
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Princeton, MA City Guides:

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

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Incorporated in 1771

Elevation: 1175 feet

Land area: 35.4 square miles.

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

Princeton, Massachusetts map

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

This town:

4.9%
Massachusetts:

12.2%
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units in 2000:
Princeton town:

1.3% ($2,736)
Massachusetts:

1.3% ($2,336)

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

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

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Bronx, NY (151.4 miles , pop. 1,332,650).

Nearest cities:

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

Latitude: 42.45 N, Longitude: 71.88 W

Area code: 978

Distribution of median household income in Princeton, MA in 2019
Princeton satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 19 buildings, average cost: $170,900
  • 1998: 11 buildings, average cost: $217,100
  • 1999: 12 buildings, average cost: $277,000
  • 2000: 13 buildings, average cost: $231,100
  • 2001: 14 buildings, average cost: $181,000
  • 2002: 15 buildings, average cost: $214,600
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $242,900
  • 2004: 17 buildings, average cost: $222,500
  • 2005: 11 buildings, average cost: $160,600
  • 2006: 6 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2007: 5 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2008: 3 buildings, average cost: $632,500
  • 2009: 5 buildings, average cost: $290,000
  • 2010: 5 buildings, average cost: $454,200
  • 2016: 3 buildings, average cost: $306,600
  • 2017: 7 buildings, average cost: $267,000
  • 2018: 10 buildings, average cost: $366,800
  • 2019: 8 buildings, average cost: $393,600
Number of permits per 10,000 Princeton, MA residents
Average permit cost in Princeton, MA
Unemployment in November 2020:
Here:

4.9%
Massachusetts:

6.2%
Unemployment by year
Historical population in Princeton, MA
Historical housing units in Princeton, MA
Most common industries in Princeton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Educational services (12.8%)
  • Health care (11.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (10.3%)
  • Computer & electronic products (7.0%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (6.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (5.7%)
  • Construction (4.3%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Computer & electronic products (9.5%)
  • Professional, scientific, technical services (9.0%)
  • Educational services (8.0%)
  • Construction (7.4%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.2%)
  • Health care (6.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (6.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Educational services (19.6%)
  • Health care (18.8%)
  • Finance & insurance (15.4%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Data processing, libraries, other information services (3.8%)
  • Public administration (3.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (3.5%)
Most common occupations in Princeton, MA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Computer specialists (6.5%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (5.2%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (4.4%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.2%)
  • Registered nurses (3.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Computer specialists (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (7.1%)
  • Top executives (4.7%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.4%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.6%)
  • Life and physical scientists (3.4%)
  • Engineers (3.3%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Registered nurses (9.3%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (8.4%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.8%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Computer specialists (5.0%)
  • Information and record clerks, except customer service representatives (4.3%)
  • Sales representatives, services, wholesale and manufacturing (4.1%)

Average climate in Princeton, Massachusetts

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 65.1. This is about average.

City:

65.1
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2018 was 0.280. This is about average. Closest monitor was 13.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.280
U.S.:

0.267
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 11.2. This is significantly worse than average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.2
U.S.:

5.6
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.559. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 8.3 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.559
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 31.5. This is about average. Closest monitor was 9.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

31.5
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 6.81. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 11.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.81
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Massachusetts state average. It is 17% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

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

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

Earthquake activity:

Princeton-area historical earthquake activity is significantly above Massachusetts state average. It is 71% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 161.8 miles away from Princeton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.3 (5.3 ML, Depth: 3.0 mi) earthquake occurred 169.2 miles away from Princeton center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW) earthquake occurred 168.3 miles away from Princeton center
On 1/19/1982 at 00:14:42, a magnitude 4.7 (4.5 MB, 4.7 MD, 4.5 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 73.9 miles away from the city center
On 10/16/2012 at 23:12:25, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 ML, Depth: 10.0 mi) earthquake occurred 100.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/2/1994 at 11:27:22, a magnitude 3.7 (3.5 LG, 3.7 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 21.4 miles away from Princeton center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), duration magnitude (MD), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Worcester County (27) is a lot greater than the US average (15).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 15
Emergencies Declared: 12

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 9, Storms: 8, Hurricanes: 6, Snowstorms: 5, Winter Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snows: 2, Fire: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tornado: 1, Wind: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Princeton topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Princeton:

  • STERLING VILLAGE (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; STERLING, MA)
  • OAKDALE NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 6 miles away; WEST BOYLSTON, MA)
  • OAKDALE REHABILITATION AND SKILLED NURSING CENTER (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; WEST BOYLSTON, MA)
  • RUTLAND HEIGHTS HOSP- SNF (Nursing Home, about 7 miles away; RUTLAND, MA)
  • MEDICAL CTR OF CENTRAL MASS-HOLDEN (Hospital, about 8 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • WACHUSETT EXTENDED CARE FACILITY (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)
  • HOLDEN NURSING HOME (Nursing Home, about 8 miles away; HOLDEN, MA)

Amtrak station near Princeton:

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

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:

  • Quinsigamond Community College (about 11 miles; Worcester, MA; Full-time enrollment: 5,877)
  • Fitchburg State University (about 11 miles; Fitchburg, MA; FT enrollment: 5,010)
  • Mount Wachusett Community College (about 12 miles; Gardner, MA; FT enrollment: 3,143)
  • Assumption College (about 12 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 2,580)
  • Worcester Polytechnic Institute (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,930)
  • Worcester State University (about 13 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 5,426)
  • Clark University (about 15 miles; Worcester, MA; FT enrollment: 3,687)

Public elementary/middle school in Princeton:

  • THOMAS PRINCE (Students: 436, Location: 170 STERLING ROAD, Grades: KG-8)
See full list of schools located in Princeton

Library in Princeton:

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

Points of interest:

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Worcester County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Average household size:
This town:

2.7 people
Massachusetts:

2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

79.2%
Whole state:

63.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

5.2%
Whole state:

7.0%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.5% of all households
Residents with income below the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

4.4%
Whole state:

9.3%
Residents with income below 50% of the poverty level in 2009:
This town:

1.5%
Whole state:

4.4%

Banks with branches in Princeton (2011 data):

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

For population 15 years and over in Princeton:

Marital status in Princeton, MA
  • Never married: 18.0%
  • Now married: 71.5%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 4.1%
  • Divorced: 6.0%

For population 25 years and over in Princeton:

  • High school or higher: 97.7%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 54.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 23.9%
  • Unemployed: 2.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 31.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2000
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2000
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.2
Massachusetts average:

13.1

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Princeton, MA (based on Worcester County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic306,925118
Mainline Protestant43,326171
Evangelical Protestant37,511203
Other18,93169
Orthodox7,93515
Black Protestant4976
None383,427-
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: 135
This county:

1.73 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

1.98 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 4
Worcester County:

0.05 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

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

1.79 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

2.22 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.27 / 10,000 pop.
Massachusetts:

8.76 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Worcester County:

8.0%
Massachusetts:

8.1%
Adult obesity rate:
Worcester County:

24.0%
State:

22.5%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

16.6%
Massachusetts:

16.5%

4.16% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($64,114 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.16%
Massachusetts average:

5.79%

0.03% of residents moved from foreign countries ($598 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.05%

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Middlesex County, MA  1.22% ($72,434 average AGI)
from Norfolk County, MA  0.28% ($80,228)
from Suffolk County, MA  0.20% ($65,864)


4.47% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($70,534 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

4.47%
Massachusetts average:

6.31%

0.03% of residents moved to foreign countries ($414 average AGI)
Worcester County:

0.03%
Massachusetts average:

0.08%

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Middlesex County, MA  0.92% ($71,780 average AGI)
to Norfolk County, MA  0.26% ($69,053)
to Suffolk County, MA  0.23% ($82,087)

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:

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

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:

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

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:

  • WUNI (Channel 27; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: ENTRAVISION HOLDINGS, LLC)
  • WUTF (Channel 66; MARLBOROUGH, MA; Owner: TELEFUTURA BOSTON LLC)
  • WCVB-TV (Channel 5; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WCVB HEARST-ARGYLE TV, INC.)
  • WYDN (Channel 48; WORCESTER, MA; Owner: EDUCATIONAL PUBLIC TV CORPORATION)
  • WGBH-TV (Channel 2; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WHDH-TV (Channel 7; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WHDH-TV)
  • WMFP (Channel 62; LAWRENCE, MA; Owner: WSAH LICENSE, INC.)
  • WBZ-TV (Channel 4; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WGBX-TV (Channel 44; BOSTON, MA; Owner: WGBH EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION)
  • WSBK-TV (Channel 38; BOSTON, MA; Owner: VIACOM INC.)
  • WLVI-TV (Channel 56; CAMBRIDGE, MA; Owner: WLVI, INC.)
  • WFXT (Channel 25; BOSTON, MA; Owner: FOX TELEVISION STATIONS INC.)
  • WCRN-LP (Channel 34; LEICESTER, MA; Owner: CARTER BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W40BO (Channel 40; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON COMMUNICATIONS LPTV, INC.)
  • WBPX (Channel 68; BOSTON, MA; Owner: PAXSON BOSTON-68 LICENSE, INC.)
  • WFXZ-CA (Channel 24; BOSTON, MA; Owner: BOSTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
Princeton fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2019
See more detailed statistics of Princeton fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2019 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 7Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.3mTotal length
  • $4,981,000Total costs
  • 11,875Total average daily traffic
  • 1,088Total average daily truck traffic
  • 12,586Total future (year 2031) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

7
  • Mt Wachuset (Lat: 42.321194 Lon: -71.882861), Call Sign: KCF838, Licensee ID: L00003516,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3600 MHz, Grant Date: 03/01/2005, Expiration Date: 05/28/2015, Cancellation Date: 08/01/2015, Registrant: Commonwealth Of Massachusetts, 400 Worcester Rd, Framingham, MA 01702-5399, Phone: (508) 820-2023, Fax: (508) 875-2517, Email:
  • Wachusetts Mountain (Lat: 42.487861 Lon: -71.882861), Call Sign: KVN528,
    Assigned Frequencies: 45.3200 MHz, Grant Date: 03/21/2013, Expiration Date: 05/11/2023, Registrant: Ma Ema, 400 Worcester Road, Framingham, MA 01702, Phone: (508) 820-2022, Fax: (508) 875-2517, Email:
  • Summit Of Mount Wachussetts (Lat: 42.487861 Lon: -71.882861), Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WNYS577, Licensee ID: L00003407,
    Assigned Frequencies: 72.8600 MHz, Grant Date: 12/16/2011, Expiration Date: 03/09/2022, Registrant: Massachusetts, Commonwealth Of, 10 Park Plz Rm 7441, Boston, MA 02116, Phone: (617) 973-7741
  • Rear Town Hall Mun Light Plant (Lat: 42.443139 Lon: -71.878972), Call Sign: KCF702, Licensee ID: L00094605,
    Assigned Frequencies: 48.3800 MHz, Grant Date: 10/30/2002, Expiration Date: 12/08/2012, Cancellation Date: 02/09/2013, Registrant: Princeton, Town Of, 4 Town Hall Dr, Princeton, MA 01541
  • Mountain Rd (Lat: 42.491472 Lon: -71.879806), Type: Pole, Structure height: 9 m, Overall height: 14 m, Call Sign: WPKG341,
    Assigned Frequencies: 47.9600 MHz, 48.2200 MHz, 48.4400 MHz, 49.1800 MHz, 47.8800 MHz, Grant Date: 01/05/2012, Expiration Date: 02/11/2022, Certifier: Neil D Deegan, Registrant: Utilties Telecom Council, 1129 20th Street Nw Suite 350, Washington, DC 20036, Phone: (202) 872-0030, Fax: (202) 872-1331, Email:
  • Mt Wachusett State Park (Lat: 42.488611 Lon: -71.887222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 20 m, Overall height: 26 m, Call Sign: WPSJ338,
    Assigned Frequencies: 851.012 MHz, 851.512 MHz, 852.012 MHz, 852.512 MHz, 853.012 MHz, Grant Date: 03/02/2011, Expiration Date: 05/17/2021, Certifier: Richard P Hanlon, Registrant: Airwaves Licensing Assistance Inc, 4285 Fairfield Road, Fairfield, PA 17320, Phone: (717) 642-9512, Fax: (717) 642-9516, Email:
  • Lat: 42.489806 Lon: -71.888583, Call Sign: WQYU837,
    Assigned Frequencies: 464.987 MHz, 469.075 MHz, 468.600 MHz, 469.812 MHz, 466.975 MHz, Grant Date: 01/27/2017, Expiration Date: 01/27/2027, Certifier: Peter Gobi, Registrant: Cara Enterprsies, Inc, Las Vegas, NV 89140-0124, Phone: (702) 838-9728, Fax: (702) 363-4607, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

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

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

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

FAA Registered Aircraft Manufacturers and Dealers:

2
  • FREEMAN WILLIAM H, 79 E Princeton Rd, Princeton, MA 01541
    Certificate: 03-1331 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 08/05/2003, Expiration Date: 08/04/2004
  • BECKNER GEORGE B DBA, 9 Laurel Ln, Princeton, MA 01541
    Certificate: D000175 (Individual), Certificate Issue Date: 01/18/2007, Expiration Date: 01/17/2008

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: ALEXANDER SCHLEICHER GMBH & CO ASW 27-18 (Category: Land, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: None
    N-Number: 129RF , Serial Number: 29082, Year manufactured: 2012, Airworthiness Date: 03/21/2013, Certificate Issue Date: 01/23/2013
    Registrant (Individual): Robert W Fletcher, 228 Worcester Rd, Princeton, MA 01541
  • Aircraft: BELLANCA 7GCAA (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 90 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 2665Z , Serial Number: 351-78, Year manufactured: 1978, Airworthiness Date: 01/20/1978, Certificate Issue Date: 07/08/2013
    Registrant (Co-Owned): Robert W Fletcher, 228 Worcester Rd, Princeton, MA 01541, Other Owners: Roy Bourgeois, Ian R Clark, David Simmons, Viatly Zolotusky
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-28-180 (Category: Land, Seats: 4, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 107 mph), Engine: LYCOMING O&VO-360 SER (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 9425J , Serial Number: 28-3536, Year manufactured: 1966, Airworthiness Date: 07/30/1966, Certificate Issue Date: 09/13/2012
    Registrant (Corporation): Wachusett Flying Club Inc, 119 Coal Kiln Rd, Princeton, MA 01541

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 17. The highest number of fire incidents - 31 took place in 2017, and the least - 2 in 2002. The data has a growing trend.
    Fire incident types in Princeton, MA When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Structure Fires (44.3%), and Outside Fires (41.5%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Princeton, MA
    • 12744.3%Structure Fires
    • 11941.5%Outside Fires
    • 279.4%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 144.9%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Princeton, MA
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Princeton, MA
  • 91.5%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 3.8%Wood
  • 2.9%Electricity
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.4%Other fuel
  • 0.3%Utility gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Princeton, MA
  • 74.0%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 13.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 13.0%Electricity


Princeton compared to Massachusetts state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house significantly below state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
There are 7 pilots and 6 other airmen in this city.
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