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Phillipsburg, Kansas - Basic Facts

The City of Phillipsburg is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Phillips County at latitude 39.7512 and longitude -99.321. Phillips County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,946 feet.

The formal official name is the City of Phillipsburg, but most people and references simply refer to it as Phillipsburg, Kansas.

The P1 Census Class Code for Phillipsburg indicates a populated place that is also an incorporated place with the same name and the same census code. The Incorporated Place has a Functional Status Code "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Phillipsburg: Phillipsburgh.

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Phillipsburg, KS Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 2,533
Population in Households 2,470
Population in Familes 1,993
Population in Group Qrtrs 63
Population Density1 1,517
Diversity Index2 12


Total Households 1,101
Average Household Size 2.24
Family Households 710
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 1,307 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 767 (58.7%)
Renter Occupied HU 334 (25.6%)
Vacant Housing Units 206 (15.8%)
Median Home Value $92,596
Average Home Value $132,757


Median Household Income $48,322
Average Household Income $56,988
Per Capita Income $24,694
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population -0.44% -0.24%
Households -0.32% -0.24%
Families 0.27% -0.31%
Median Household Income   2.17%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
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, 2014 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 # 103 85th
Population Density1 # 112 83rd
Diversity Index2 # 436 35th
Median Household Income # 317 53rd
Per Capita Income # 234 65th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Kansas Census Data Comparison Tool.