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Population (year 2000): 6,347. Estimated population in July 2005: 6,222 (-2.0% change)
Males: 2,844 (44.8%), Females: 3,503 (55.2%)

Mercer County

Zip code:

Median resident age: 44.7 years
Median household income: $21,736 (year 2000)
Median house value: $58,200 (year 2000)

Princeton, WV residents, houses, and apartments details

Races in Princeton:

  • White Non-Hispanic (91.7%)
  • Black (6.2%)
  • Two or more races (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.8%)
  • Hispanic (0.5%)

Ancestries: United States (24.3%), English (11.3%), Irish (9.9%), German (5.6%), Italian (2.8%), Scotch-Irish (2.1%).

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Elevation: 2460 feet

Land area: 3.0 square miles

Princeton,

For population 25 years and over in Princeton

  • High school or higher: 67.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 12.1%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.7%
  • Mean travel time to work: 18.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Princeton city

  • Never married: 21.3%
  • Now married: 48.5%
  • Separated: 1.4%
  • Widowed: 15.2%
  • Divorced: 13.7%

1.2% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: -694 (-9.9%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: WV Charleston, (77.3 miles pop. 53,421).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: NC Greensboro, (125.0 miles pop. 223,891).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: PA Philadelphia, (447.5 miles pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities: WV Athens, (6.9 miles Oakvale, WV (9.1 miles) , WV (10.6 miles Matoaka, WV (10.7 miles Montcalm, WV Bluefield, (11.2 miles VA Bluefield, (15.0 miles WV Bramwell, (15.2 miles Glen Lyn, VA (16.1 miles) .


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 2 buildings, average cost: $56,300

Latitude: 37.37 N, Longitude: 81.10 W

Area code: 304


Princeton, West Virginia business data: stores, dealers, real estate agents, wholesalers, restaurants...

Industries providing employment: Educational,health and social services (27.3%), Retail trade (15.8%), Arts,entertainment,recreation,accommodation and food services (11.8%), Manufacturing (10.8%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: +5,432 (+85.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,034 (51.7%)

Crime in Princeton (2003):
  • 0 murders (0.0 per 100,000)
  • 6 rapes (95.8 per 100,000)
  • 9 robberies (143.7 per 100,000)
  • 63 assaults (1006.1 per 100,000)
  • 99 burglaries (1581.0 per 100,000)
  • 389 thefts (6212.1 per 100,000)
  • 17 auto thefts (271.5 per 100,000)
  • crime index = 654.6 (higher means more crime, US average = 321.8)

Average climate in Princeton, West Virginia

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Princeton,

Princeton-area historical tornado activity is below West Virginia state average. It is 77% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 4/4/1974, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 23.0 miles away from the Princeton city center injured 12 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 4/4/1974, a category 3 tornado 30.3 miles away from the city center killed one person and injured 11 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.


Hospitals/medical centers in Princeton:
  • HEALTHSOUTH SOUTHERN HILLS REHAB HOS (120 12TH STREET)
  • PRINCETON COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (12TH STREET PO BOX 1369)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Princeton:
  • BLUEFIELD REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER (about 11 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV)
  • ST LUKES HOSPITAL (about 11 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV)
  • CARILION GILES MEMORIAL HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; PEARISBURG, VA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Princeton:
  • RALEIGH COUNTY MEMORIAL (about 29 miles; BECKLEY, WV; ID: BKW)
  • GREENBRIER VALLEY (about 60 miles; LEWISBURG, WV; ID: LWB)
  • YEAGER (about 77 miles; CHARLESTON, WV; ID: CRW)
Other public-use airports nearest to Princeton:
  • MERCER COUNTY (about 10 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; ID: BLF)
  • WELCH MUNI (about 30 miles; WELCH, WV; ID: I25)
  • NEW RIVER VALLEY (about 34 miles; DUBLIN, VA; ID: PSK)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2004)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Solid Waste Management 7 $12,930 $22,165 0 $0
Hospitals 811 $2,542,013 $37,613 222 $322,848
Streets and Highways 10 $21,186 $25,423 0 $0
Police Protection - Officers 16 $48,597 $36,447 0 $0
Police - Other 3 $5,012 $20,048 0 $0
Judicial and Legal 1 $1,800 $21,600 1 $757
Other Government Administration 0 $0   9 $8,858
Financial Administration 3 $7,543 $30,172 0 $0
Other and Unallocable 5 $10,187 $24,448 0 $0
Firefighters 13 $35,661 $32,917 0 $0
Totals for Government 869 $2,684,929 $37,076 232 $332,463


Colleges/Universities in Princeton:
  • MERCER COUNTY TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Full-time enrollment: 68; Location: 1397 STAFFORD DR; Public)
  • VALLEY COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY (FT enrollment: 41; Location: 616 HARRISON ST; Private, for-profit; Website: vct.edu)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Princeton:
  • CONCORD COLLEGE (about 9 miles; ATHENS, WV; Full-time enrollment: 2,723)
  • BLUEFIELD STATE COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BLUEFIELD, WV; FT enrollment: 2,096)
  • NEW RIVER COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; DUBLIN, VA; FT enrollment: 2,262)
  • RADFORD UNIVERSITY (about 41 miles; RADFORD, VA; FT enrollment: 8,034)
  • SOUTHWEST VIRGINIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 53 miles; RICHLANDS, VA; FT enrollment: 2,412)
  • VIRGINIA POLYTECHNIC INSTITUTE AND STATE UNIV (about 54 miles; BLACKSBURG, VA; FT enrollment: 25,754)
  • NATIONAL BUSINESS COLLEGE (about 71 miles; SALEM, VA; FT enrollment: 2,382)
Public high schools in Princeton:
  • PRINCETON HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 1,044; Location: 1321 STAFFORD DR; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PIKEVIEW HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 607; Location: 3566 EADS MILL ROAD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • MERCER COUNTY TECHNICAL EDUCATION CENTER (Location: 1397 STAFFORD DRIVE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Private high school in Princeton:
  • MERCER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 259; Location: 314A OAKVALE ROAD; Grades: PK - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Princeton:
  • GLENWOOD ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 737; Location: RR 1 BOX 460; Grades: PK - 08)
  • PRINCETON MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 584; Location: 300 N JOHNSTON ST; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • PRINCETON PRIMARY SCHOOL (Students: 569; Location: 219B OLD BLUEFIELD ROAD; Grades: KG - 02)
  • MERCER ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 330; Location: 1200 MERCER ST; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • STRALEY ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 194; Location: 810 STRALEY AVE; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • MELROSE ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 178; Location: ATHENS ST.; Grades: KG - 05)
  • MERCER COUNTY EARLY LEARNING CENTER (Students: 140; Location: 821 BROADWAY STREET; Grades: PK - PK)
  • SOUTHERN REGIONAL JUVENILE DETENTION CENTER (Students: 20; Location: ROUTE 1 BOX 626; Grades: 04 - 12)
Library in Princeton:
  • PRINCETON PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $228,529; Location: 205 CENTER STREET; 94,193 books; 3,206 audio materials; 1,079 video materials; 168 serial subscriptions)

Notable locations in Princeton: Princeton Public Library (A), Princeton City Hall (B), Mercer County Courthouse (C).

Churches in Princeton include: Gospel Tabernacle (A), Silver Springs Baptist Church (B), Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church (C), Burke Memorial Baptist Church (D), Princeton Presbyterian Church (E), Pentecostal Holiness Church (F), Church of Christ (G), Church of God (H).

Cemeteries: Resthaven Cemetery (1), Oakwood Cemetery (2).

Lake: Douglas Lake (A).

Streams, rivers, and creeks: Daves Fork (A), Glady Fork (B).

Park in Princeton: Princeton Youth Park (1).

Post office: (A).  


Princeton compared to West Virginia state average:
  • Median age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher below state average.

Strongest AM radio stations in Princeton:
  • WAEY (1490 AM; 1 kW; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WAMN (1050 AM; 1 kW; GREEN VALLEY, WV; Owner: WAMN, INC.)
  • WBDY (1190 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHIS (1440 AM; 5 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WIWS (1070 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WJLS (560 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WNRV (990 AM; 5 kW; NARROWS-PEARISBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)
  • WWNR (620 AM; 5 kW; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: DYNASTAR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WKEZ (1240 AM; 1 kW; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WKNV (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; FAIRLAWN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE RADIO GROUP, INC.)
  • WOAY (860 AM; 10 kW; OAK HILL, WV; Owner: COMMISSIONED COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WTRU (830 AM; 50 kW; KERNERSVILLE, NC; Owner: TRUTH BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WFNR (710 AM; daytime; 10 kW; BLACKSBURG, VA; Owner: PERCEPTION MEDIA GROUP, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Princeton:
  • WHAJ (104.5 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WHKX (106.3 FM; BLUEFIELD, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPIB (91.1 FM; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WKOY-FM (100.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WSTG (95.9 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: PRINCETON BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • W244BB (96.7 FM; PRINCETON, WV; Owner: BIBLE BROADCASTING NETWORK, INC.)
  • WJLS-FM (99.5 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: FIRST MEDIA RADIO, LLC)
  • WMTD-FM (102.3 FM; HINTON, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • KHPR (88.1 FM; HONOLULU, HI; Owner: HAWAII PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WPIN-FM (91.5 FM; DUBLIN, VA; Owner: POSITIVE ALTERNATIVE RADIO, INC.)
  • WPSK-FM (107.1 FM; PULASKI, VA; Owner: NEW RIVER VALLEY RADIO PARTNERS, LLC)
  • WCIR-FM (103.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: SOUTHERN COMMUNICATIONS CORPORATION)
  • WVTR (91.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: VIRGINIA TECH FOUNDATION INC)
  • WMEV-FM (93.9 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: HOLSTON VALLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WBRF (98.1 FM; GALAX, VA; Owner: BLUE RIDGE RADIO, INC.)
  • WOLD-FM (102.5 FM; MARION, VA; Owner: EMERALD SOUND, INC.)
  • WVPB (91.7 FM; BECKLEY, WV; Owner: WEST VIRGINIA EDUCATIONAL BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WHQX (107.7 FM; CEDAR BLUFF, VA; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • WPMW (92.7 FM; MULLENS, WV; Owner: CASTLE ROCK INVESTMENTS, L.L.C.)
  • W244BF (96.7 FM; NIMITZ, WV; Owner: GRACE MISSIONARY BAPTIST CHURCH)

TV broadcast stations around Princeton:
  • WVVA (Channel 6; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: WVVA TELEVISON, INC.)
  • WLFB (Channel 40; BLUEFIELD, WV; Owner: LIVING FAITH MINISTRIES, INC.)

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