Phillipsburg, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 707. Population change since 2000: -20.3%
Males: 329  (46.6%)
Females: 378  (53.4%)
Median resident age:  34.6 years
Georgia median age:  39.7 years

Zip codes: 31794.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $20,510 (it was $18,000 in 2000)
Phillipsburg:

$20,510
GA:

$47,209
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $10,799 (it was $8,237 in 2000)

Phillipsburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $39,760 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Phillipsburg:

$39,760
GA:

$142,300
Mean prices in 2012: All housing units: $57,267; Detached houses: $98,424; Mobile homes: $36,100

Median gross rent in 2012: $824.

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Phillipsburg races chart
  • Black alone - 660 (93.4%)
  • White alone - 31 (4.4%)
  • Hispanic - 12 (1.7%)
  • Two or more races - 2 (0.3%)
  • American Indian alone - 1 (0.1%)
  • Asian alone - 1 (0.1%)

Races in Phillipsburg detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Phillipsburg: 78.5 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: United States (4.3%), West Indian (1.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 330 feet

Land area: 0.31 square miles.

Population density: 2,269 people per square mile   (low).

Phillipsburg,GA real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Phillipsburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.8%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 4.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.8%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phillipsburg CDP:

  • Never married: 42.4%
  • Now married: 31.3%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 11.6%
  • Divorced: 14.7%

23 residents are foreign born (2.6% Latin America).

This place:  2.6%
Georgia:  9.5%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $400 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $302 (0.8%)

Phillipsburg satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Albany, GA (39.4 miles , pop. 76,939).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Jacksonville, FL (134.9 miles , pop. 735,617).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (715.4 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Unionville, GA (0.8 miles ), Tifton, GA (1.3 miles ), Oak Ridge, GA (1.9 miles ), Brookfield, GA (2.6 miles ), Chula, GA (2.8 miles ), Ty Ty, GA (2.8 miles ), Omega, GA (2.9 miles ), Enigma, GA (3.4 miles ).

Latitude: 31.44 N, Longitude: 83.52 W

Area code commonly used in this area: 229

Phillipsburg household income distribution Phillipsburg home values distribution
Unemployment in June 2014:
Here:

8.2%
Georgia:

7.8%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (48%)
  • Accommodation and food services (36%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (9%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (8%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
  • Construction (0%)
  • Accommodation and food services (44%)
  • Health care and social assistance (32%)
  • Other services, except public administration (15%)
  • Administrative and support and waste management services (6%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (3%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (0%)
  • Mining, quarrying, and oil and gas extraction (0%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (18%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12%)
  • Construction laborers (12%)
  • Retail sales workers except cashiers (11%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (10%)
  • Other transportation workers (9%)
  • Woodworkers (9%)
  • Cashiers (19%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (16%)
  • Law enforcement workers including supervisors (7%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (7%)
  • Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)

Work and jobs in Phillipsburg: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Phillipsburg, Georgia

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Tornado activity:

Phillipsburg-area historical tornado activity is near Georgia state average. It is 31% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 5/11/1952, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 16.6 miles away from the Phillipsburg place center injured 10 people and caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 11/11/1968, a category F3 tornado 25.0 miles away from the place center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Phillipsburg-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below Georgia state average. It is 86% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/2/1974 at 08:52:09, a magnitude 4.9 (4.3 MB, 4.9 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 178.6 miles away from the city center
On 10/24/1997 at 08:35:17, a magnitude 4.9 (4.8 MB, 4.2 MS, 4.9 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 222.9 miles away from Phillipsburg center
On 9/10/2006 at 14:56:08, a magnitude 5.9 (5.9 MB, 5.5 MS, 5.8 MW, Depth: 8.7 mi, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 405.4 miles away from the city center
On 4/29/2003 at 08:59:39, a magnitude 4.9 (4.4 MB, 4.6 MW, 4.9 LG, Depth: 12.2 mi) earthquake occurred 244.1 miles away from the city center
On 11/22/1974 at 05:25:55, a magnitude 4.7 (4.7 MB) earthquake occurred 221.9 miles away from Phillipsburg center
On 1/18/1999 at 07:00:53, a magnitude 4.8 (4.8 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 0.6 mi) earthquake occurred 257.0 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Tift County (9) is smaller than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 6
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 3, Storms: 2, Winds: 2, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snowfall: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Phillipsburg topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Phillipsburg:

  • TIFTON DIALYSIS (Dialysis Facility, about 2 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • HOSPICE OF TIFT AREA (Hospital, about 3 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - TIFTON (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFTON NH (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFT REGIONAL MEDICAL CENTER Acute Care Hospitals (about 3 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TRANSITIONAL CARE CENTER (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TIFTON, GA)
  • TIFT HEALTH CARE, INC (Nursing Home, about 3 miles away; TIFTON, GA)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phillipsburg:

  • Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College (about 3 miles; Tifton, GA; Full-time enrollment: 2,564)
  • Albany State University (about 38 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,662)
  • Wiregrass Georgia Technical College (about 40 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 3,246)
  • Albany Technical College (about 40 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 3,707)
  • South Georgia State College (about 40 miles; Douglas, GA; FT enrollment: 2,507)
  • Darton State College (about 43 miles; Albany, GA; FT enrollment: 5,000)
  • Valdosta State University (about 44 miles; Valdosta, GA; FT enrollment: 11,155)

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Churches in Phillipsburg include: Beulah Hill Baptist Church (A), Everett Temple Christian Methodist Episcopal Church (B), Friendship Holiness Church (C), Mount Zion Missionary Baptist Church (D). Display/hide their locations on the map

Tift County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 25.4%
Average household size:
This place:  2.5 people
Georgia:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  64.4%
Whole state:  68.5%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  4.6%
Whole state:  5.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Phillipsburg compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

Educational Attainment (%) in 2012

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012

Phillipsburg travel time to work - commute Phillipsburg mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (75%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (13%)
  • Utility gas (6%)
  • Wood (4%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2004 2008 2012

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Religion statistics for Phillipsburg CDP (based on Tift County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 55.61%
Here: 55.6%
USA: 50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)American Baptist AssociationEpiscopal Church
Adherents57.3%15.8%9.7%3.1%2.7%
Congregations32.4%14.7%10.3%4.4%1.5%
NameCatholic ChurchLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurches of ChristProgressive Primitive BaptistsOther
Adherents2.0%1.6%1.1%1.1%5.6%
Congregations1.5%1.5%2.9%5.9%25.0%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
Tift County:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
This county:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

0.15 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 8
Tift County:

1.91 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

0.86 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 43
Tift County:

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
State:

5.12 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 33
Here:

7.86 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Tift County:

32.0%
Georgia:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

17.5%
State:

14.6%

10.13% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($23,283 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

10.13%
Georgia average:

9.45%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Turner County, GA  1.79% ($19,583 average AGI)
from Worth County, GA  0.68% ($20,448)
from Colquitt County, GA  0.56% ($20,525)


9.19% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($26,753 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

9.19%
Georgia average:

9.32%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Turner County, GA  0.88% ($23,650 average AGI)
to Worth County, GA  0.58% ($18,840)
to Colquitt County, GA  0.45% ($20,397)

Strongest AM radio stations in Phillipsburg:

  • WTIF (1340 AM; 1 kW; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WMGA (1130 AM; 10 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: RADIO MOULTRIE, INC.)
  • WSTT (730 AM; 25 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: MARION R. WILLIAMS)
  • WMTM (1300 AM; 5 kW; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WFVR (910 AM; 50 kW; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: RAMA COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAC (940 AM; 50 kW; MACON, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKV (690 AM; 50 kW; JACKSONVILLE, FL; Owner: COX RADIO, INC.)
  • WHGH (840 AM; daytime; 10 kW; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: H. G. H INVESTMENT CORP.)
  • WJEP (1020 AM; daytime; 10 kW; OCHLOCKNEE, GA; Owner: LIFELINE MINISTRIES, INCORPORATED)
  • WDMG (860 AM; 5 kW; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYZ (960 AM; 5 kW; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WKTF (1550 AM; 10 kW; VIENNA, GA; Owner: SANTILLANA BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WGST (640 AM; 50 kW; ATLANTA, GA; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Phillipsburg:

  • WTIF-FM (107.5 FM; OMEGA, GA; Owner: OMEGA BROADCASTING CORP)
  • WABR (91.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMM, COMMISSION)
  • WOBB (100.3 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WDMG-FM (99.5 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WKAA (97.7 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WJYF (95.3 FM; NASHVILLE, GA; Owner: TIFTON BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • WKZZ (92.5 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: RTG RADIO, LLC)
  • WLPF (98.5 FM; OCILLA, GA; Owner: BARINOWSKI INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WAEF (90.3 FM; CORDELE, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WBJY (89.3 FM; AMERICUS, GA; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMTM-FM (93.9 FM; MOULTRIE, GA; Owner: COLQUITT BROADCASTING COMPANY, LLC)
  • WPLH (103.1 FM; TIFTON, GA; Owner: ABRAHAM BALDWIN AGRICULTURAL COLLEGE)
  • WKAK (104.5 FM; ALBANY, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WOKA-FM (106.7 FM; DOUGLAS, GA; Owner: COFFEE COUNTY BROADCASTERS, INC.)
  • WDDQ (92.1 FM; ADEL, GA; Owner: WILLIAMS INVESTMENT COMPANY)
  • WZBN (102.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: CUMULUS LICENSING CORP.)
  • WFFM (105.7 FM; ASHBURN, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)
  • WRXZ (106.1 FM; SYLVESTER, GA; Owner: ON TOP COMMUNICATIONS OF GEORGIA, LLC)

TV broadcast stations around Phillipsburg:

  • W33BX (Channel 33; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • W51AR (Channel 51; TIFTON, GA; Owner: NORTHSIDE BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • WVAG (Channel 44; VALDOSTA, GA; Owner: HUTCHENS COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WALB (Channel 10; ALBANY, GA; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WFXL (Channel 31; ALBANY, GA; Owner: WAITT LICENSE COMPANY OF GEORGIA, L.L.C.)
  • W05AZ (Channel 5; TIFTON, GA; Owner: WOAZ, INC.)
  • W12DA (Channel 12; TIFTON, GA; Owner: TIFT AREA TV, INC.)
  • WABW-TV (Channel 14; PELHAM, GA; Owner: GEORGIA PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION)
  • WCTV (Channel 6; THOMASVILLE, GA; Owner: WCTV LICENSEE CORP.)
  • WTWC-TV (Channel 40; TALLAHASSEE, FL; Owner: WTWC LICENSEE, LLC)

Phillipsburg on our top lists:

  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Construction, extraction, maintenance, and repair occupations:"
  • #5 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Gasoline stations"
  • #24 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males in occupations: Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks"
  • #30 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Other teachers and instructors, education, training, and library occupations"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of females in occupations: Health technologists and technicians"
  • #36 on the list of "Top 101 cities with largest percentage of males working in industry: Department and other general merchandise stores"
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