Phillipsburg, New Jersey

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Population in 2017: 14,459 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: -4.7%
 
Males: 6,941  (48.0%)
Females: 7,518  (52.0%)
Median resident age:

40.6 years
New Jersey median age:

39.8 years

Zip codes: 08865.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $53,725 (it was $37,368 in 2000)
Phillipsburg:

$53,725
NJ:

$80,088

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $26,605 (it was $18,452 in 2000)

Phillipsburg town income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $155,421 (it was $89,400 in 2000)
Phillipsburg:

$155,421
NJ:

$334,900

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $279,101; detached houses: $298,362; townhouses or other attached units: $123,427; in 2-unit structures: $291,717; in 3-to-4-unit structures: $432,056; in 5-or-more-unit structures: $336,983; mobile homes: $195,236

Median gross rent in 2017: $867.

March 2019 cost of living index in Phillipsburg: 109.2 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 19.6%
(14.7% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 40.0% for Black residents, 30.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 8.9% for American Indian residents, 16.5% for other race residents, 20.6% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Phillipsburg, NJ (2010)
    • 11,55577.3%White alone
    • 1,76711.8%Hispanic
    • 1,0376.9%Black alone
    • 3302.2%Two or more races
    • 2221.5%Asian alone
    • 160.1%American Indian alone
    • 150.1%Other race alone
    • 80.05%Native Hawaiian and Other
      Pacific Islander alone

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



According to our research of New Jersey and other state lists, there were 46 registered sex offenders living in Phillipsburg, New Jersey as of February 18, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Phillipsburg is 318 to 1.


Crime rates in Phillipsburg by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
2
(13.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.7)
1
(6.8)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
2
(13.4)
2
(13.5)
4
(27.8)
8
(55.3)
8
(55.2)
6
(40.0)
7
(46.8)
6
(41.0)
7
(48.0)
5
(34.5)
4
(27.7)
6
(41.7)
12
(83.4)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
8
(53.0)
21
(140.6)
4
(27.1)
18
(124.9)
18
(124.5)
17
(117.2)
9
(60.0)
11
(73.5)
11
(75.2)
9
(61.7)
7
(48.3)
14
(97.0)
7
(48.7)
15
(104.2)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
13
(86.1)
14
(93.8)
16
(108.4)
13
(90.2)
21
(145.2)
24
(165.5)
14
(93.3)
15
(100.2)
12
(82.1)
10
(68.6)
11
(76.0)
11
(76.2)
11
(76.5)
17
(118.1)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
86
(569.4)
102
(683.1)
71
(480.9)
73
(506.7)
76
(525.6)
78
(537.9)
82
(546.7)
83
(554.3)
128
(875.6)
68
(466.2)
71
(490.3)
68
(471.1)
76
(528.5)
56
(389.0)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
159
(1,053)
227
(1,520)
213
(1,443)
201
(1,395)
320
(2,213)
257
(1,772)
354
(2,360)
336
(2,244)
234
(1,601)
252
(1,728)
213
(1,471)
218
(1,510)
282
(1,961)
230
(1,598)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
29
(192.0)
35
(234.4)
21
(142.2)
19
(131.9)
12
(83.0)
12
(82.8)
16
(106.7)
16
(106.9)
16
(109.4)
20
(137.1)
12
(82.9)
14
(97.0)
9
(62.6)
9
(62.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
3
(19.9)
1
(6.7)
4
(27.1)
4
(27.8)
2
(13.8)
4
(27.6)
3
(20.0)
1
(6.7)
3
(20.5)
7
(48.0)
3
(20.7)
1
(6.9)
3
(20.9)
3
(20.8)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)130.4212.4170.5179.6242.6227.6223.2229.9219.6183.3157.1167.6183.7217.7

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City-data.com crime index in Phillipsburg, NJ

Crime rate in Phillipsburg detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 37 (36 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.50
New Jersey average:

3.55
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Ancestries: Italian (14.4%), German (12.4%), American (9.7%), Irish (5.7%), Hungarian (2.6%), Polish (2.3%).

Current Local Time: EST time zone

Elevation: 314 feet

Land area: 3.22 square miles.

Population density: 4,484 people per square mile   (average).

Phillipsburg, New Jersey map

1,663 residents are foreign born (7.2% Latin America, 1.4% Europe).

This town:

11.4%
New Jersey:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $4,523 (3.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $4,634 (3.1%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bethlehem, PA (10.9 miles , pop. 71,329).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Philadelphia, PA (47.9 miles , pop. 1,517,550).

Nearest cities:

Delaware Park, NJ (1.0 miles ),
Easton, PA (1.3 miles ),
Upper Pohatcong, NJ (1.3 miles ),
Lopatcong Overlook, NJ (1.5 miles ),
Alpha borough, NJ (1.5 miles ),
West Easton borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Wilson borough, PA (1.7 miles ),
Glendon borough, PA (1.8 miles )

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 75.19 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: -1,180 (-8.1%)
Workers who live and work in this town: 1,411 (20.6%)

Area code: 908

Distribution of median household income in Phillipsburg, NJ in 2017
Distribution of house value in Phillipsburg, NJ in 2017
Phillipsburg satellite photo by USGS

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 16 buildings, average cost: $98,700
  • 1998: 17 buildings, average cost: $80,200
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $99,800
  • 2000: 11 buildings, average cost: $130,600
  • 2001: 9 buildings, average cost: $83,900
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $93,200
  • 2003: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 2004: 11 buildings, average cost: $113,000
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,200
  • 2006: 21 buildings, average cost: $116,800
  • 2007: 25 buildings, average cost: $121,900
  • 2008: 13 buildings, average cost: $120,700
  • 2009: 9 buildings, average cost: $120,900
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $120,800
  • 2012: 6 buildings, average cost: $137,300
  • 2013: 8 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2014: 12 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2015: 12 buildings, average cost: $161,200
  • 2016: 8 buildings, average cost: $161,200
Number of permits per 10,000 Phillipsburg, NJ residents
Average permit cost in Phillipsburg, NJ
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

4.0%
New Jersey:

4.1%
Historical population in Phillipsburg, NJ
Historical housing units in Phillipsburg, NJ
Most common industries in Phillipsburg, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (9.0%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.7%)
  • Construction (6.8%)
  • Educational services (5.9%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Public administration (3.5%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (11.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Public administration (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.2%)
  • Educational services (3.5%)
  • Food & beverage stores (3.5%)
  • Metal & metal products (3.4%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (15.3%)
  • Accommodation & food services (9.6%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (8.7%)
  • Educational services (8.5%)
  • Social assistance (5.9%)
  • Finance & insurance (5.2%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (3.7%)
Most common occupations in Phillipsburg, NJ (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (7.8%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.9%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (4.5%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.3%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (3.2%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (10.7%)
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.7%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5.2%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.2%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (4.0%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (3.7%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.6%)
  • Cashiers (5.1%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (4.6%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (4.5%)
  • Other production occupations, including supervisors (4.5%)
  • Other teachers, instructors, education, training, and library occupations (4.2%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.2%)

Average climate in Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Phillipsburg, New Jersey environmental map by EPA

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Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)
AQI CO NO2 SO2 Ozone PM10 PM2.5
Air Quality Index

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2018 was 87.5. This is about average.

City:

87.5
U.S.:

74.2
Carbon Monoxide Level

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.0642. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.0642
U.S.:

0.2667
Nitrogen Dioxide Level

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 6.96. This is worse than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.96
U.S.:

5.56
Sulfur Dioxide Level

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2018 was 0.176. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 0.4 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.176
U.S.:

1.789
Ozone Level

Ozone [ppb] level in 2018 was 25.3. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 2.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

25.3
U.S.:

33.3
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 11.6. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 7.0 miles away from the city center.

City:

11.6
U.S.:

19.6
Particulate Matter Level

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2018 was 9.17. This is about average. Closest monitor was 0.7 miles away from the city center.

City:

9.17
U.S.:

8.46

Tornado activity:

Phillipsburg-area historical tornado activity is slightly above New Jersey state average. It is 8% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/26/1981, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 19.1 miles away from the Phillipsburg town center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 3/21/1976, a category F3 tornado 20.1 miles away from the town center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Phillipsburg-area historical earthquake activity is near New Jersey state average. It is 87% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 1/16/1994 at 01:49:16, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, 4.6 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 51.2 miles away from the city center
On 10/7/1983 at 10:18:46, a magnitude 5.3 (5.1 MB, 5.3 LG, 5.1 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 229.8 miles away from the city center
On 1/16/1994 at 00:42:43, a magnitude 4.2 (4.2 MB, 4.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 50.0 miles away from the city center
On 4/20/2002 at 10:50:47, a magnitude 5.2 (5.2 MB, 4.2 MS, 5.2 MW, 5.0 MW, Depth: 6.8 mi) earthquake occurred 273.1 miles away from Phillipsburg center
On 9/25/1998 at 19:52:52, a magnitude 5.2 (4.8 MB, 4.3 MS, 5.2 LG, 4.5 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 277.2 miles away from Phillipsburg center
On 8/26/2003 at 18:24:18, a magnitude 3.8 (3.8 LG, 3.5 ML, Depth: 1.9 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 7.1 miles away from Phillipsburg center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Warren County (21) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 12
Emergencies Declared: 9

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 6, Floods: 4, Storms: 4, Blizzards: 2, Snowstorms: 2, Water Shortages: 2, Heavy Rain: 1, Tropical Depression: 1, Tropical Storm: 1, Winter Storm: 1, Other: 2 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Phillipsburg topographic map

Main business address for: SENTIGEN HOLDING CORP (SERVICES-COMMERCIAL PHYSICAL & BIOLOGICAL RESEARCH).

Hospitals and medical centers in Phillipsburg:

  • ST LUKE'S WARREN HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Other, 185 ROSEBERRY ST)
  • BRAKELEY PARK CENTER (290 RED SCHOOL LANE)
  • LOPATCONG CENTER (390 RED SCHOOL LANE)
  • PHILLIPSBURG CENTER (843 WILBUR AVENUE)
  • FMC PHILLIPSBURG DIALYSIS CTR (471 CENTER STREET)
  • KAQ HOME CARE, INC (755 MEMORIAL PARKWAY)

Airports, heliports and other landing facilities located in Phillipsburg:

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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phillipsburg:

  • Lafayette College (about 2 miles; Easton, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,562)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (about 8 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 7,195)
  • Lehigh University (about 12 miles; Bethlehem, PA; FT enrollment: 6,565)
  • DeSales University (about 15 miles; Center Valley, PA; FT enrollment: 2,862)
  • Muhlenberg College (about 19 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,792)
  • East Stroudsburg University of Pennsylvania (about 22 miles; East Stroudsburg, PA; FT enrollment: 6,195)
  • Centenary College (about 22 miles; Hackettstown, NJ; FT enrollment: 2,271)

Public high school in Phillipsburg:

Biggest public elementary/middle schools in Phillipsburg:

Private elementary/middle schools in Phillipsburg:

  • STS PHILIP & JAMES SCHOOL (Students: 216, Location: 137 ROSEBERRY ST, Grades: PK-8)
  • PHILLIPSBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 59, Location: 300 CROMWELL ST, Grades: PK-8)
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Library in Phillipsburg:

  • PHILLIPSBURG FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $1,246,762; Location: 200 FROST AVENUE; 95,975 books; 2,833 audio materials; 2,642 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 22 state licensed databases; 1 other licensed databases; 203 print serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Phillipsburg: Phillipsburg Emergency Squad (A), Firth Youth Center (B), Phillipsburg Fire Department Station 94 - 7 Warren Chemical (C), Phillipsburg Fire Department Station 94 - 2 Alert Hook and Ladder Company (D), Phillipsburg Fire Department Station 94 - 3 Jersey Hose Company (E), Phillipsburg Fire Department Station 94 - 4 Company 1 (F), Phillipsburg Fire Department Station 94 - 5 Lincoln Engine Company (G). Display/hide their locations on the map

Main business address in Phillipsburg: SENTIGEN HOLDING CORP (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Creek: Lopatcong Creek (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Phillipsburg: Walter Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: Campy's Amusements (Amusement & Theme Parks; 137 Roseberry Street), AAA - Branch Office (Tours & Charters; 1205 US Highway 22).

Hotels: Holiday Inn (1314 US Highway 22), Phillipsburg Inn (1311 US Highway 22).

Birthplace of: Sheetal Sheth - Actress, DC Drake - Professional wrestler, Frederick Kroesen - Recipient of the Purple Heart medal, Tim Brewster - Football player and coach, Charlie Berry - Professional baseball player, John R. Guthrie - Army general, Martin O. May - Army Medal of Honor recipient, Sean Tiedeman - Film director, Bill Walsh (American football player) - College and professional football player, Walter E. Bachman - Football player and coach.

Warren County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

Drinking water stations with addresses in Phillipsburg that have no violations reported:

  • THE HUTCH (Population served: 26, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
Average household size:
This town:

2.5 people
New Jersey:

2.7 people

Percentage of family households:
This town:

63.9%
Whole state:

69.3%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This town:

9.0%
Whole state:

5.9%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.5% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.3% of all households

People in group quarters in Phillipsburg in 2010:

  • 57 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 10 people in other noninstitutional facilities
  • 6 people in residential treatment centers for juveniles (non-correctional)

People in group quarters in Phillipsburg in 2000:

  • 75 people in nursing homes
  • 12 people in other group homes
  • 7 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 2 people in other noninstitutional group quarters

Banks with branches in Phillipsburg (2011 data):

  • PNC Bank, National Association: Greenwich Station Branch, Phillipsburg @ Stop & Shop Branch, Hillcrest Branch. Info updated 2012/03/20: Bank assets: $263,309.6 mil, Deposits: $197,343.0 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 3085 total offices, Holding Company: Pnc Financial Services Group, Inc., The
  • Bank of America, National Association: New Brunswick Avenue Branch at 707 New Brunswick Avenue, branch established on 1961/03/27. Info updated 2009/11/18: Bank assets: $1,451,969.3 mil, Deposits: $1,077,176.8 mil, headquarters in Charlotte, NC, positive income, 5782 total offices, Holding Company: Bank Of America Corporation
  • Fulton Bank of New Jersey: Lopatcong Branch at 201 Strykers Road, Suite 20, branch established on 2004/09/15. Info updated 2012/02/08: Bank assets: $3,408.9 mil, Deposits: $2,816.1 mil, headquarters in Mount Laurel, NJ, negative income in the last year, Commercial Lending Specialization, 74 total offices, Holding Company: Fulton Financial Corporation
  • Wells Fargo Bank, National Association: Phillipsburg Pohatcong at 1230 Us Hwy 22, branch established on 1976/06/26. Info updated 2011/04/05: Bank assets: $1,161,490.0 mil, Deposits: $905,653.0 mil, headquarters in Sioux Falls, SD, positive income, 6395 total offices, Holding Company: Wells Fargo & Company
  • Unity Bank: Phillipsburg Branch at 1228 Rt 22 East, branch established on 2003/10/06. Info updated 2006/10/31: Bank assets: $810.2 mil, Deposits: $647.4 mil, headquarters in Clinton, NJ, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 16 total offices, Holding Company: Unity Bancorp, Inc.
  • Team Capital Bank: Phillipsburg Branch at 98 West Main Street, branch established on 2008/01/01. Info updated 2012/04/04: Bank assets: $828.8 mil, Deposits: $643.5 mil, headquarters in Bethlehem, PA, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 12 total offices
  • TD Bank, National Association: Phillipsburg, Nj Branch at 1321 Route 22, branch established on 2006/09/30. Info updated 2010/10/04: Bank assets: $188,912.6 mil, Deposits: $153,149.8 mil, headquarters in Wilmington, DE, positive income, 1314 total offices, Holding Company: Toronto-Dominion Bank, The

For population 15 years and over in Phillipsburg:

Marital status in Phillipsburg, NJ
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 43.8%
  • Separated: 3.2%
  • Widowed: 5.3%
  • Divorced: 10.3%

For population 25 years and over in Phillipsburg:

  • High school or higher: 78.9%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.4%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.5%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 28.2 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

14.5
New Jersey average:

12.4

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Phillipsburg
Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Phillipsburg, NJ (based on Warren County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic28,11411
Mainline Protestant12,51249
Evangelical Protestant3,80532
Other2,04010
Orthodox1502
Black Protestant1221
None61,949-
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: 25
This county:

2.28 / 10,000 pop.
State:

2.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 21
Here:

1.92 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

1.76 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 14
Warren County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
New Jersey:

0.81 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 67
Warren County:

6.12 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.15 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.4%
New Jersey:

8.3%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

26.9%
New Jersey:

23.3%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Warren County:

14.1%
New Jersey:

18.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

48.9%
State:

49.9%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Here:

45.0%
State:

47.4%

Average BMI:
This city:

28.8
New Jersey:

28.6

People feeling badly about themselves:
Phillipsburg:

22.1%
State:

20.4%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Phillipsburg:

11.6%
New Jersey:

11.3%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Phillipsburg:

6.8
New Jersey:

6.8

Overweight people:
Here:

33.9%
New Jersey:

33.6%

General health condition:
This city:

54.9%
New Jersey:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

77.5%
New Jersey:

79.7%

More about Health and Nutrition of Phillipsburg, NJ Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 34$265,811$93,8160$0
Housing and Community Development (Local) 23$128,113$66,8420$0
Other Government Administration 10$35,001$42,0010$0
Financial Administration 8$39,129$58,6940$0
Judicial and Legal 4$14,946$44,8381$473
Police - Other 1$4,093$49,1160$0
Fire - Other 0$0 0$0
Health 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 0$0
Streets and Highways 0$0 0$0
Firefighters 0$0 2$634
Solid Waste Management 0$0 0$0
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Parks and Recreation 0$0 0$0
Other and Unallocable 0$0 0$0
Totals for Government 80$487,093$73,0643$1,107

Phillipsburg government finances - Expenditure in 2012 (per resident):

  • Construction - General - Other: $1,224,000 ($84.65)
    Sewerage: $473,000 ($32.71)
    Regular Highways: $185,000 ($12.79)
  • Current Operations - Housing and Community Development: $5,547,000 ($383.64)
    General - Other: $4,607,000 ($318.63)
    Police Protection: $3,834,000 ($265.16)
    Sewerage: $2,865,000 ($198.15)
    Solid Waste Management: $957,000 ($66.19)
    Regular Highways: $685,000 ($47.38)
    Libraries: $487,000 ($33.68)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $467,000 ($32.30)
    General Public Buildings: $363,000 ($25.11)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $322,000 ($22.27)
    Central Staff Services: $315,000 ($21.79)
    Financial Administration: $294,000 ($20.33)
    Parks and Recreation: $223,000 ($15.42)
    Local Fire Protection: $83,000 ($5.74)
    Public Welfare - Other: $60,000 ($4.15)
    Health - Other: $38,000 ($2.63)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $276,000 ($19.09)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $139,000 ($9.61)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $6,525,000 ($451.28)

Phillipsburg government finances - Revenue in 2012 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $4,368,000 ($302.10)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,795,000 ($193.31)
    Other: $33,000 ($2.28)
    Parks and Recreation: $14,000 ($0.97)
    Parking Facilities: $4,000 ($0.28)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Housing and Community Development: $2,795,000 ($193.31)
    General Local Government Support: $100,000 ($6.92)
  • Local Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $84,000 ($5.81)
  • Miscellaneous - Fines and Forfeits: $441,000 ($30.50)
    General Revenue - Other: $193,000 ($13.35)
    Rents: $61,000 ($4.22)
    Interest Earnings: $52,000 ($3.60)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $2,005,000 ($138.67)
    Other: $657,000 ($45.44)
    Highways: $185,000 ($12.79)
    Health and Hospitals: $12,000 ($0.83)
  • Tax - Property: $12,415,000 ($858.63)
    Other License: $298,000 ($20.61)
    Public Utilities Sales: $47,000 ($3.25)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $37,000 ($2.56)

Phillipsburg government finances - Debt in 2012 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $5,549,000 ($383.77)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,703,000 ($325.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $846,000 ($58.51)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $5,059,000 ($349.89)
    Beginning: $4,429,000 ($306.31)

Phillipsburg government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012 (per resident):

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,989,000 ($206.72)
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $18,119,000 ($1253.13)

5.92% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($57,200 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.92%
New Jersey average:

5.43%

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

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Morris County, NJ  1.04% ($65,405 average AGI)
from Hunterdon County, NJ  0.64% ($58,105)
from Northampton County, PA  0.48% ($48,660)


6.41% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($64,713 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.41%
New Jersey average:

6.14%

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 Northampton County, PA  0.86% ($55,969 average AGI)
to Morris County, NJ  0.77% ($73,637)
to Hunterdon County, NJ  0.51% ($64,728)
Businesses in Phillipsburg, NJ
NameCountNameCount
7-Eleven1Lowe's1
AT&T1MasterBrand Cabinets1
Advance Auto Parts1McDonald's2
Aeropostale1Men's Wearhouse1
American Eagle Outfitters1Motherhood Maternity1
Applebee's1Nike4
Ashley Furniture1Old Navy1
AutoZone1Pac Sun1
Bath & Body Works1Panera Bread1
Blockbuster1Payless1
Burger King2Pier 1 Imports1
Carson Pirie Scott1Pizza Hut1
Curves1RadioShack1
Deb1Raymour & Flanigan1
Dunkin Donuts3Rite Aid1
Famous Footwear1Ruby Tuesday1
Fashion Bug1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx3Sears3
Foot Locker1Spencer Gifts1
GNC1Sprint Nextel1
GameStop1Staples1
Gap1Starbucks1
H&M1Stop & Shop1
H&R Block1Subway2
Home Depot1T-Mobile1
Honda1Taco Bell1
JCPenney1Target1
Jones New York2Toys"R"Us1
Justice1U-Haul3
KFC1UPS3
Kohl's1Vans3
Kroger1Victoria's Secret1
Lane Furniture1Walmart1

Strongest AM radio stations in Phillipsburg:

  • WEST (1400 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEEX (1230 AM; 1 kW; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • WWJZ (640 AM; 50 kW; MOUNT HOLLY, NJ; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WZZD (990 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: PENNSYLVANIA MEDIA ASSOCIATES, INC.)
  • KYW (1060 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WMCA (570 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: SALEM MEDIA OF NEW YORK, LLC)
  • WPEN (950 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: GREATER PHILADELPHIA RADIO, INC.)
  • WOR (710 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: BUCKLEY BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WVCH (740 AM; 50 kW; CHESTER, PA; Owner: WVCH COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WABC (770 AM; 50 kW; NEW YORK, NY; Owner: WABC-AM RADIO, INC.)
  • WNWR (1540 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA)
  • WPHT (1210 AM; 50 kW; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INFINITY BROADCASTING OPERATIONS, INC.)
  • WCHR (1040 AM; 5 kW; FLEMINGTON, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Phillipsburg:

  • WODE-FM (99.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, LLC)
  • W245AC (96.9 FM; HARMONY TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WZZO (95.1 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWPJ (89.5 FM; PEN ARGYL, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WLEV (100.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WLVR-FM (91.3 FM; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: LEHIGH UNIVERSITY)
  • W226AA (93.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • W230AG (93.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BROADCASTERS)
  • WDIY (88.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY COMMUNITY BR/CST ASSOC)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • WJRH (104.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: LAFAYETTE COLLEGE)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • W289AA (105.7 FM; LEBANON TOWNSHIP, NJ; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)

TV broadcast stations around Phillipsburg:

  • WFMZ-TV (Channel 69; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WLVT-TV (Channel 39; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: LEHIGH VALLEY PUBLIC TELECOMMUNICATIONS CORP.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • WPHL-TV (Channel 17; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: TRIBUNE TELEVISION COMPANY)
  • WPPX (Channel 61; WILMINGTON, DE; Owner: PAXSON PHILADELPHIA LICENSE, INC.)
  • WPVI-TV (Channel 6; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: ABC, INC.)
  • WPSG (Channel 57; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: VIACOM STATIONS GROUP OF PHILADELPHIA INC.)
  • WCAU (Channel 10; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: NBC SUBSIDIARY (WCAU-TV), L.P.)
  • WNJT (Channel 52; TRENTON, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WGTW (Channel 48; BURLINGTON, NJ; Owner: BRUNSON COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WYBE (Channel 35; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: INDEPENDENCE PUBLIC MEDIA OF PHILADELPHIA, INC.)
  • W46BL (Channel 46; ALLENTOWN-BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: MARANATHA BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)

Medal of Honor Recipients

Medal of Honor Recipient born in Phillipsburg: Martin O. May.

Fatal accident count
See more detailed statistics of Phillipsburg fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 19Number of bridges
  • 121ft / 36.5mTotal length
  • $9,153,000Total costs
  • 275,417Total average daily traffic
  • 27,159Total average daily truck traffic
New bridges in Phillipsburg, NJ - historical statistics
  • New bridges - historical statistics
  • 21910-1919
  • 21920-1929
  • 71930-1939
  • 31940-1949
  • 21960-1969
  • 11980-1989
  • 21990-1999
See full National Bridge Inventory statistics for Phillipsburg, NJ
Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
E) Loans on Dwellings For 5+ Families
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED72$146,84723$132,957163$148,64429$48,8973$297,0008$112,0000$0
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED5$151,8006$90,00019$125,5794$17,0000$06$49,6670$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED13$136,23114$96,357140$149,02934$51,7060$09$61,4441$55,000
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN8$146,5004$52,00076$152,5531$13,0001$640,0006$71,5000$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS2$129,5001$116,00019$147,2630$00$01$116,0000$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00 , 0307.00, 0308.00, 0309.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 4 full tracts)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$92,0002$195,500
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$011$187,364
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0306.00 , 0307.00, 0308.00, 0309.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Phillipsburg, NJ
Conventional Home Purchase Loans in Phillipsburg, NJ - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 64
  • Hazardous Condition: 130
  • Service Call: 9
  • Good Intent Call: 2
Fire incident types in Phillipsburg, NJ

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Phillipsburg, NJ
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Phillipsburg, NJ
  • 60.1%Utility gas
  • 35.4%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 1.7%Electricity
  • 1.3%Wood
  • 1.2%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 0.3%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Phillipsburg, NJ
  • 58.7%Utility gas
  • 17.0%Electricity
  • 16.9%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 1.6%No fuel used
  • 0.5%Other fuel


Phillipsburg compared to New Jersey state average:

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

Phillipsburg on our top lists:

  • #39 on the list of "Top 100 cities with oldest houses (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #72 on the list of "Top 100 cities with old houses but young residents (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #4 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest Ozone (1-hour) air pollution readings in 2012 (ppm)"
  • #18 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the largest decrease in the number of births per 1000 residents 2000-2006 to 2007-2013 (pop 50,000+)"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the highest percentage of residents that smoked 100+ cigarettes in their lives"
  • #43 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest surface withdrawal of fresh water for public supply (pop. 50,000+)"
  • #54 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest number of births per 1000 residents 2007-2013"
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