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People

Total Population 3,456
Male Share of the Population 51.5%
Female Share of the Population 48.5%
Senior Citizens 12.9%
Employed Population 16+ 1,791
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 61.3%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 61%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $127,043
% Above Poverty Level 92.5%
% Below Poverty Level 7.5%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 36 minutes
% Working from Home 5%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0.4%
% Using Public Transportation 0.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 14.2%
Median Gross Rent $1,108
Median House Value $353,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10.4%
US/American 1.8%
English 19.1%
Irish 25.1%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Princeton Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 13 miles N of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 42 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester
Standard Zip Codes 01541
Phone Area Codes 978
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.448
Longitude -71.877

Princeton Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BARRE FALLS DAM
Distance 8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station WORCESTER RGNL AP
Distance 12.6 miles
Jan Temp 16 to 31 F
Apr Temp 36 to 54 F
Jul Temp 61 to 79 F
Oct Temp 41 to 58 F
Annual Precip 49 inches
Station BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 17.6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Holden 18,053 $110,788
Hubbardston 4,474 $94,485
Leominster 41,176 $74,560
Rutland 2,433 $81,667
Sterling 7,896 $117,975
West Boylston 7,834 $85,393

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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