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Phillipsburg is a town in Warren County, in the Allentown-Bethlehem metro area.

The community was named for William Phillips, settler.

The latitude of Phillipsburg is 40.693N. The longitude is -75.19W.

It is in the Eastern Standard time zone. Elevation is 315 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 15,177.


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Median household income
Local
$37,368
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Phillipsburg demographic reports
Phillipsburg is on the Delaware River.
Crime: The number of violent crimes recorded by the FBI in 2003 was 34. The number of murders and homicides was 0. The violent crime rate was 2.2 per 1,000 people.
Well-known residents have included:
· Jim Ringo, football player
Coffee: National and regional coffee companies with outlets here include Panera Bread
Local festivals include:
  • Warren County Farmers Fair & Balloon Fest - July 29-Aug. 4, 2007
  • Ole Towne Festival - July 27-29, 2007
  • Old Fashioned Autumn - Oct. 27, 2007
Dates often change. Check Phillipsburg web sites and events links in the sections below.
Nearby parks & recreation: Merrill Creek Environmental Resource Center
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was above the national average. (See library links below.)

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Sections below provide additional information and links about Phillipsburg demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Warren County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, Allentown-Bethlehem area jobs, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 08865 ZIP code.

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Ancestry & family history

21% of Phillipsburg residents report German ancestry, and 16% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Phillipsburg ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Phillipsburg was $18,452, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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9% of Phillipsburg residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Phillipsburg, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $518.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $1,039.


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Libraries in Phillipsburg include Phillipsburg Free Public Library ... View libraries

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Warren County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Phillipsburg political report.

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The average commute time for Phillipsburg workers is 24 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

A total of 1 fatal motor vehicle accidents occurred in Phillipsburg between 2001 and 2003, according to reports gathered by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

This is a rate of .7 fatal crashes per 10,000 population, which was lower than the national norm.

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