Princeton, WV 24740

Population 31,143

24740 is zip code located in Princeton, West Virginia. The population is 31,143, making 24740 the largest zipcode in Princeton and the largest in Mercer County.

There are 7 public schools in 24740 with an average Homefacts rating of B-. , and there are 72 registered sex offenders residing in the zip code 24740. Unemployment in 24740 is very high.

Zip codes within Princeton include 24739.

Princeton Neighborhood Report


School Rating is Above average

Crime Rate

100% Lower than national avg.

Registered Offenders

41.43% Higher than national avg.

Environmental Hazards

131 Found nearby


Very High 5.3%

Property Values

Median Property Value $0

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7 Public Schools view public schools

There are 7 K-12 public schools in 24740, WV and 2 private schools. Homefacts rates 24740's schools as Above average, with an overall B- rating.
2 Private School

Mercer Christian Academy

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72 Registered Offenders search the registered offender database

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0 Former Drug Labs view all

  • Good news! No Drug lab found in 24740.

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Property Report Overview

Housing Inventory

Property Type
  • Vacant
  • Rented
  • Owned

3 Building Permits View All

  • In 2014, the city of Princeton, WV issued 3 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. Of those 3 permits, 1 were issued for single family homes and 2 were issued for multi-family homes.
  • In 2013, the city of Princeton, WV issued 7 building permits. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes. All permits issued were for Single Family Homes.
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Fair Market Rents

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  • Property Type Rent
  • Studio: $473
  • 1 Bedroom: $598
  • 2 Bedrooms: $704
  • 3 Bedrooms: $959
  • 4 Bedrooms: $1,019

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Environmental Hazards

131 Environmental Hazards

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Health Hazards

  • Air Quality HEALTHY (261/283)
    Princeton, WV has 92.23% good air quality.
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  • Radon ZONE 1 COUNTY
    Princeton, WV is a red zone.
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  • UV Index MODERATE 4.32 Average
    Princeton, WV is a moderate risk area for ultra-violet rays.
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Average Monthly Temperature

  • January 32.55°
  • February 36.98°
  • March 45.68°
  • April 57.22°
  • May 64.31°
  • June 71.8°
  • July 73.77°
  • August 72.38°
  • September 67.17°
  • October 56.13°
  • November 46.35°
  • December 42.48°

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Natural Disasters

Probability of Natural Disasters for Princeton, WV

Princeton, WV has a low risk of earthquakes.
Princeton, WV has no risk of hurricanes.
Princeton, WV has a high risk of hail storms.
Princeton, WV has a very low risk of tornadoes.

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Median Household Income

Median Household Income in 24740: $40,692


Unemployment in Princeton is 5.3%. It is lower than the state and national averages, 4.3% and 7.7% respectively

Workforce Breakdown

Blue Collar - 41.34%
White Collar - 58.66%


State Representatives

  • Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin
  • Sen. Shelley Moore Capito
  • Sen. Joe Manchin III

City Representatives

  • Evan Jenkins

Neighborhood Info

0 Airports view all

Nearest Major Airports

18 FCC Towers view all

1 Hospital view all

1 Library view all

1 Retirement Home view all