Phillipsburg, Georgia

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Population in 2010: 707.
Population change since 2000: -20.3%
Males: 372  (52.6%)
Females: 335  (47.4%)
Median resident age:

27.5 years
Georgia median age:

36.8 years

Zip codes: 31794.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $14,974 (it was $18,000 in 2000)
Phillipsburg:

$14,974
GA:

$56,183

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $11,812 (it was $8,237 in 2000)

Phillipsburg CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $92,881 (it was $32,500 in 2000)
Phillipsburg:

$92,881
GA:

$173,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $115,100; detached houses: $142,550; mobile homes: $53,422

Median gross rent in 2017: $586.

March 2019 cost of living index in Phillipsburg: 82.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 48.6%
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  • Races in Phillipsburg, GA (2010)
    • 66093.4%Black alone
    • 314.4%White alone
    • 121.7%Hispanic
    • 20.3%Two or more races
    • 10.1%American Indian alone
    • 10.1%Asian alone

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

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Ancestries: American (16.7%).

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, Georgia map

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $497 (0.6%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $390 (0.7%)

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

Distribution of median household income in Phillipsburg, GA in 2017
Distribution of house value in Phillipsburg, GA in 2017

Phillipsburg satellite photo by USGS

Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.8%
Georgia:

3.7%
Most common industries in Phillipsburg, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Construction (12.9%)
  • Accommodation & food services (11.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (10.3%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.6%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (8.0%)
  • Public administration (7.7%)
  • Educational services (6.9%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (22.6%)
  • Metal & metal products (15.1%)
  • Textile mills & textile products (12.1%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (11.1%)
  • Gasoline stations (9.0%)
  • Food (5.5%)
  • Groceries & related products merchant wholesalers (5.5%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Accommodation & food services (19.3%)
  • Educational services (16.0%)
  • Public administration (11.3%)
  • Apparel (8.0%)
  • Social assistance (6.7%)
  • Health care (6.0%)
  • Miscellaneous manufacturing (5.3%)
Most common occupations in Phillipsburg, GA (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (12.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (12.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (8.6%)
  • Cashiers (8.3%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (6.9%)
  • Construction laborers (6.6%)
  • Other transportation occupations (5.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (17.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (12.1%)
  • Construction laborers (11.6%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (11.1%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (9.5%)
  • Other transportation occupations (9.0%)
  • Woodworkers (8.5%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (19.3%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (16.0%)
  • Law enforcement workers, including supervisors (7.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (6.7%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (6.0%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Personal appearance workers (5.3%)

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 Phillipsburg 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 Phillipsburg 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 (13).
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)

Points of interest:

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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
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

For population 15 years and over in Phillipsburg:

Marital status in Phillipsburg, GA
  • Never married: 74.5%
  • Now married: 14.7%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 6.3%
  • Divorced: 4.6%

For population 25 years and over in Phillipsburg:

  • High school or higher: 89.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 0.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 0.0%
  • Unemployed: 6.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.0 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

5.3
Georgia average:

12.2

Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Phillipsburg, GA (based on Tift County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Evangelical Protestant17,60157
Mainline Protestant3,32411
Catholic1,3741
Black Protestant1,1305
Other1,0303
None15,659-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 9
This county:

2.14 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

10.24 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

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

7.86 / 10,000 pop.
Georgia:

7.41 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Tift County:

11.6%
Georgia:

10.4%
Adult obesity rate:
Here:

32.0%
State:

27.8%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

17.5%
Georgia:

14.6%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Here:

47.3%
Georgia:

48.0%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Phillipsburg:

44.7%
Georgia:

44.9%

Average BMI:
This city:

30.7
Georgia:

29.0

People feeling badly about themselves:
Phillipsburg:

16.9%
Georgia:

20.8%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Phillipsburg:

15.0%
Georgia:

11.0%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

6.5
Georgia:

6.7

Overweight people:
Phillipsburg:

37.5%
Georgia:

33.6%

General health condition:
Here:

53.3%
State:

55.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Phillipsburg:

84.3%
Georgia:

80.4%

More about Health and Nutrition of Phillipsburg, GA Residents

6.87% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($33,062 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.87%
Georgia average:

9.04%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Colquitt County, GA  0.54% ($30,867 average AGI)
to Lowndes County, GA  0.44% ($24,161)
to Berrien County, GA  0.44% ($28,820)

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 fatal accident list:

Mar 24, 2005 04:09 AM, I-75 (Sr 401), Lat: 31.436560, Lon: -83.522470, Vehicles: 4, Persons: 8, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 20ft / 6.4mTotal length
  • $5,023,000Total costs
  • 139,070Total average daily traffic
  • 6,360Total average daily truck traffic
  • 134,055Total future (year 2032) average daily traffic
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Phillipsburg, GA
  • 90.2%Electricity
  • 9.8%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Phillipsburg, GA
  • 75.8%Electricity
  • 17.2%Utility gas
  • 7.0%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Phillipsburg compared to Georgia state average:

  • Median household income significantly below state average.
  • Median house value 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 below state average.
  • House age above state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
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