Phillipsburg, NJ Profile: Facts & Data


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Phillipsburg, New Jersey - Basic Facts

The Town of Phillipsburg had a population of 14,650 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

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

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Phillipsburg, NJ Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 14,650
Population in Households 14,577
Population in Familes 11,635
Population in Group Qrtrs 73
Population Density2 4,588
Diversity Index3 55


Median Household Income $43,906
Average Household Income $61,254
Per Capita Income $24,496


Total Housing Units 6,629 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 2,947 (44.5%)
Renter Occupied HU 2,867 (43.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 815 (12.3%)
Median Home Value $164,955
Average Home Value $180,913


Total Households 5,814
Average Household Size 2.51
Family Households 3,704
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population -0.25% -0.23%
Households -0.23% -0.2%
Families -0.27% -0.22%
Median Household Income   2.23%
Per Capita Income   2.91%

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, 2018 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 # 81 85th
Population Density # 124 77th
Diversity Index # 196 64th
Median Household Income # 505 8th
Per Capita Income # 506 7th

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