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Phillipsburg
  • Suburb in New Jersey

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Public Schools
    grade B+
  2. Crime & Safety
    grade B minus
  3. Housing
    grade C+
  4. Nightlife
    grade A minus
  5. Good for Families
    grade B
  6. Diversity
    grade A
  7. Jobs
    grade C+
  8. Weather
    grade C
  9. Cost of Living
    grade B minus
  10. Health & Fitness
    grade B minus
  11. Outdoor Activities
    grade A minus
  12. Commute
    grade B

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Phillipsburg is a suburb of Allentown with a population of 14,344. Phillipsburg is in Warren County. Living in Phillipsburg offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In Phillipsburg there are a lot of restaurants and parks. Many families live in Phillipsburg and residents tend to lean conservative. The public schools in Phillipsburg are above average.

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About Phillipsburg...
Population
14,344

Real Estate

Median Home Value
$136,800
National
$217,500
Median Rent
$968
National
$1,062
Area Feel
Dense Suburban
Rent vs. Own
  • Rent
    45%
  • Own
    55%
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Crime & Safety

Crime & Safety
grade B minus
Based on violent and property crime rates.
Violent Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Assault
    77.3
    national  282.7
  • Murder
    0
    national  6.1
  • Rape
    98.4
    national  40.7
  • Robbery
    35.1
    national  135.5
Property Crimes
  • Calculated annually per 100,000 residents
  • Burglary
    260.1
    national  500.1
  • Theft
    1,785.2
    national  2,042.8
  • Motor Vehicle Theft
    91.4
    national  284

Residents

Diversity
grade A
Based on ethnic and economic diversity.
Age
  • <10 years
    13%
  • 10-17 years
    11%
  • 18-24 years
    9%
  • 25-34 years
    13%
  • 35-44 years
    13%
  • 45-54 years
    14%
  • 55-64 years
    15%
  • 65+ years
    13%
Education Levels
  • Master's degree or higher
    7%
    national  12%
  • Bachelor's degree
    12%
    national  20%
  • Some college or associate's degree
    27%
    national  29%
  • High school diploma or equivalent
    38%
    national  27%
  • Less than high school diploma
    15%
    national  12%

Working in Phillipsburg

Jobs
grade C+
Based on employment rates, job and business growth, and cost of living.
Median Household Income
$54,459
National
$62,843

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