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Princeton is a city in Mille Lacs County.

The community was named after John S. Prince, sawmill owner.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Princeton. For links to other places called Princeton, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]

The latitude of Princeton is 45.57N. The longitude is -93.581W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 981 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 4,437.


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Median household income
Local
$35,216
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Princeton demographic reports
Once a timber center
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 4. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 0.9 per 1,000 people.
Local festivals include:
  • Rum River Festival - June 3-10, 2007
  • Mille Lacs County Fair - Aug. 9-12, 2007
  • Fall Chili Fest - Sept. 29, 2007
Dates often change. Check Princeton web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Sherburne National Wildlife Refuge
Historic sites and museums: Depot Museum

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Ancestry & family history

30% of Princeton residents report German ancestry, and 8% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Princeton ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Princeton was $18,381, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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12% of Princeton residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Median rent in Princeton, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $394.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $843.


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Libraries in Princeton include Princeton Area Library ... View libraries

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Newspapers in Princeton include Princeton Union Eagle

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Mille Lacs County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Princeton political report.

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The average commute time for Princeton workers is 23 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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Hotels in Princeton include Americinn Priceton.

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