Phillipsburg, NJ Profile: Facts, Map & Data

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Phillipsburg had a population of 15,061 as of July 1, 2016. Phillipsburg ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in New Jersey. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Phillipsburg is located at latitude 40.692 and longitude -75.179 in Warren County. The formal boundaries for the Town of Phillipsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.19 sq. miles and a water area of 0.12 sq. miles. Warren County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 325 feet.

The Town of Phillipsburg (GNIS ID: 885350) has a C5 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that is independent of any county subdivision and serves as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Phillipsburg population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Phillipsburg: Chintewick, Lopatcong Village, Philipsburg, Phillipsburgh.


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Phillipsburg, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)

POPULATION

Total Population 15,061
Population in Households 14,988
Population in Familes 11,883
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density1 4,717
Diversity Index2 53
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 5,965
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 3,803
Average Family Size 3

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 6,721 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 3,106 (46.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,859 (42.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 756 (11.2%)
Median Home Value $151,389
Average Home Value $169,680
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $43,096
Average Household Income $56,767
Per Capita Income $22,665
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)

GROWTH RATES

2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.12% 0.06%
Households 0.11% 0.05%
Families 0.07% 0.03%
Median Household Income   -0.75%
Per Capita Income   0.84%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

Phillipsburg, NJ - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillipsburg to the other 545 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in New Jersey by rank and percentile using July 1, 2016 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 74 87th
Population Density1 # 115 79th
Diversity Index2 # 196 64th
Median Household Income # 502 8th
Per Capita Income # 506 7th

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