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Population (year 2000): 15,166. Estimated population in July 2005: 14,920 (-1.6% change)
Males: 7,226 (47.6%), Females: 7,940 (52.4%)

Median resident age: 36.0 years
Median household income: $37,368 (year 2000)
Median house value: $90,000 (year 2000)

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Races in Phillipsburg:

  • White Non-Hispanic (89.0%)
  • Hispanic (5.4%)
  • Black (3.5%)
  • Other race (2.0%)
  • Two or more races (1.7%)
(Total can be greater than 100% because Hispanics could be counted in other races)

Ancestries: German (23.8%), Irish (18.3%), Italian (17.3%), English (8.4%), Polish (6.6%), Dutch (6.2%).

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Elevation: 314 feet

Land area: 3.2 square miles

Phillipsburg,

For population 25 years and over in Phillipsburg

  • High school or higher: 71.3%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 9.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 5.9%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Phillipsburg town

  • Never married: 28.4%
  • Now married: 47.8%
  • Separated: 3.4%
  • Widowed: 10.1%
  • Divorced: 10.4%

4.1% Foreign born (2.1% Latin America, 1.1% Europe, 0.8% Asia).

Population change in the 1990s: -976 (-6.0%).




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Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: PA Bethlehem, (13.8 miles pop. 71,329).

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

Nearest cities: PA Easton, (2.1 miles NJ (2.5 miles Alpha, Easton, PA (3.6 miles West PA (3.7 miles Wilson, PA (3.9 miles Glendon, Heights, PA (5.5 miles Palmer Orchard, PA (5.6 miles Old PA (5.9 miles Tatamy,


Single-family new house construction building permits:
  • 1996: 9 buildings, average cost: $95,300
  • 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: 0 buildings
  • 2005: 10 buildings, average cost: $111,200

Latitude: 40.69 N, Longitude: 75.19 W

Area code: 908


Industries providing employment: Manufacturing (18.8%), Educational,health and social services (18.1%), Retail trade (17.1%).

Daytime population change due to commuting: -700 (-4.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 1,691 (25.0%)


 

Crime in Phillipsburg by Year

Type 1999 2000 2001 2002 2003 2004
Murders 2 1 2 1 0 3
    per 100,000 13.2 6.6 13.2 6.6 0.0 19.8
Rapes 5 1 3 2 3 3
    per 100,000 33.0 6.6 19.8 13.2 19.8 19.8
Robberies 11 14 4 8 16 9
    per 100,000 72.5 92.3 26.4 52.7 105.5 59.3
Assaults 15 10 11 11 15 11
    per 100,000 98.9 65.9 72.5 72.5 98.9 72.5
Burglaries 76 111 69 56 64 68
    per 100,000 501.1 731.9 455.0 369.2 422.0 448.4
Thefts 238 204 159 182 161 168
    per 100,000 1569.3 1345.1 1048.4 1200.1 1061.6 1107.7
Auto thefts 18 27 16 20 23 26
    per 100,000 118.7 178.0 105.5 131.9 151.7 171.4
175.3 169.4 125.7 126.6 143.5 149.4


Average climate in Phillipsburg, New Jersey

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

Phillipsburg,

Phillipsburg-area historical tornado activity is above New Jersey state average. It is 7% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 3/21/1976, a category 3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 20.1 miles away from the Phillipsburg city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 7/26/1981, a category 3 tornado 24.2 miles away from the city center injured 2 people and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.


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


Hospital/medical center in Phillipsburg:
  • WARREN HOSPITAL (185 ROSEBERRY ST)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Phillipsburg:
  • EASTON HOSPITAL (about 3 miles; EASTON, PA)
  • SCCI HOSPITAL EASTON (about 3 miles; EASTON, PA)
  • MUHLENBERG HOSPITAL CENTER (about 14 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA)

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Phillipsburg:
  • LEHIGH VALLEY INTERNATIONAL (about 18 miles; ALLENTOWN, PA; ID: ABE)
  • TRENTON MERCER (about 40 miles; TRENTON, NJ; ID: TTN)
  • PHILADELPHIA INTL (about 57 miles; PHILADELPHIA, PA; ID: PHL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Phillipsburg:
  • BRADEN AIRPARK (about 5 miles; EASTON, PA; ID: N43)
  • ALEXANDRIA (about 14 miles; PITTSTOWN, NJ; ID: N85)
  • COACH & PADDOCK (about 16 miles; CLINTON, NJ; ID: 0C9)


Local government employment and payroll (March 2002)

Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Housing and Community Development(Local) 30 $118,055 $47,222 2 $786


College/University in Phillipsburg:
  • WORLDWIDE EDUCATIONAL SERVICES INC (Full-time enrollment: 27; Location: 481 MEMORIAL PKY STE 217; Private, for-profit; Website: worldwideeducational.com)
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Phillipsburg:
  • LAFAYETTE COLLEGE (about 3 miles; EASTON, PA; Full-time enrollment: 2,218)
  • NORTHAMPTON COUNTY AREA COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 11 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 3,128)
  • LEHIGH UNIVERSITY (about 15 miles; BETHLEHEM, PA; FT enrollment: 5,725)
  • MUHLENBERG COLLEGE (about 24 miles; Allentown, PA; FT enrollment: 2,334)
  • EAST STROUDSBURG UNIVERSITY OF PENNSYLVANIA (about 25 miles; EAST STROUDSBURG, PA; FT enrollment: 4,985)
  • LEHIGH CARBON COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 30 miles; SCHNECKSVILLE, PA; FT enrollment: 2,145)
  • BUCKS COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 35 miles; NEWTOWN, PA; FT enrollment: 4,840)
Public high schools in Phillipsburg:
  • PHILLIPSBURG HIGH (Students: 1,579; Location: 200 HILLCREST BOULEVARD; Grades: 09 - 12)
  • PHILLIPSBURG ALTER SEC H. S. (Students: 60; Location: FAIRVIEW AVENUE; Grades: 09 - 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Phillipsburg:
  • MIDDLE (Students: 664; Location: 525 WARREN STREET; Grades: 06 - 08)
  • GREEN STREET (Students: 632; Location: 1000 GREEN STREET; Grades: PK - 05)
  • LOPATCONG ELEM (Students: 456; Location: 263 ROUTE 57; Grades: KG - 04)
  • LOPATCONG MIDDLE SCHOOL (Students: 406; Location: 321 STONEHENGE DRIVE; Grades: 05 - 08)
  • POHATCONG TWP ELEM SCH (Students: 379; Location: 240 RTE. 519; Grades: KG - 08)
  • HARMONY TOWNSHIP SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 2551 BELVIDERE ROAD; Grades: KG - 08)
  • ANDOVER MORRIS (Students: 281; Location: 712 SOUTH MAIN STREET; Grades: 03 - 05)
  • BARBER (Students: 202; Location: GRACE & SARGENT STREETS; Grades: 01 - 02)
  • FREEMAN (Students: 173; Location: 120 FILLMORE STREET; Grades: 01 - 02)
Private primary/middle schools in Phillipsburg:
  • ALL SAINTS REGIONAL SCHOOL (Students: 430; Location: 137 ROSEBERRY ST; Grades: PK - 8)
  • PHILLIPSBURG CHRISTIAN ACADEMY (Students: 144; Location: 300 CROMWELL ST; Grades: PK - 8)

Notable location: Firth Youth Center (A).

Cemetery: Fairview Cemetery (1).

Creek: Lopatcong Creek (A).

Park in Phillipsburg: Walter Park (1).


Phillipsburg compared to New Jersey state average:
  • Black race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage above state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.

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

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)
  • WSBG (93.5 FM; STROUDSBURG, PA; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING II, L.L.C.)
  • 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)
  • WWYY (107.1 FM; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NASSAU BROADCASTING HOLDINGS, INC.)
  • WJCS (89.3 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: BEACON BROADCASTING CORPORATION)
  • W278AI (103.5 FM; CENTER VALLEY, PA; Owner: BUX-MONT EDUCATIONAL RADIO ASSOCIATION)
  • W224AS (92.7 FM; WASHINGTON, NJ; Owner: WRNJ RADIO, INC.)
  • W224AU (92.7 FM; ALLENTOWN, PA; Owner: MERCER COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE)
  • WJRH (104.9 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: LAFAYETTE COLLEGE)
  • WCTO (96.1 FM; EASTON, PA; Owner: CITADEL BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • W290AC (105.9 FM; PALMERTON, PA; Owner: FAMILY STATIONS, INC.)
  • W246AA (97.1 FM; ALLENTOWN, ETC., PA; Owner: TEMPLE UNIV. OF THE COMMONWEALTH,ETC)
  • WKRF (107.9 FM; TOBYHANNA, PA; Owner: ENTERCOM WILKES-BARRE SCRANTON, LLC)

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.)
  • KYW-TV (Channel 3; PHILADELPHIA, PA; Owner: CBS BROADCASTING INC.)
  • W07DC (Channel 7; ALLENTOWN/BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: NEW YORK TIMES MANAGEMENT SERVICES)
  • W55BS (Channel 55; BELVIDERE, NJ; Owner: NEW JERSEY PUBLIC BROADCASTING AUTHORITY)
  • WBPH-TV (Channel 60; BETHLEHEM, PA; Owner: SONSHINE FAMILY TELEVISION CORPORATION)
  • 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.)
  • 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.)

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