Phillipsburg, KS Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Phillipsburg, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Phillipsburg had a population of 2,521 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 Kansas. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Phillipsburg is located at latitude 39.7512 and longitude -99.321 in Phillips County. The formal boundaries for the City of Phillipsburg (see map below) encompass a land area of 1.7 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Phillips County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,946 feet.

The City of Phillipsburg (GNIS ID: 485642) 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: Phillipsburgh.

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


Total Population 2,521
Population in Households 2,459
Population in Familes 1,985
Population in Group Qrtrs 62
Population Density1 1,483
Diversity Index2 14


Total Households 1,094
Average Household Size 2.25
Family Households 705
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 769 (58.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 326 (24.9%)
Vacant Housing Units 213 (16.3%)
Median Home Value $74,833
Average Home Value $92,328


Median Household Income $43,582
Average Household Income $54,304
Per Capita Income $23,683
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.34% -0.27%
Households -0.3% -0.22%
Families 0.11% -0.26%
Median Household Income   3.15%
Per Capita Income   2.15%
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, KS - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Phillipsburg to the other 671 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Kansas 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 # 104 85th
Population Density1 # 117 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 413 39th
Median Household Income # 433 36th
Per Capita Income # 412 39th

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