Phillipsburg, New Jersey Population 2021

14,096
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Phillipsburg is a city located in Warren County New Jersey. With a 2020 population of 14,096, it is the 67th largest city in New Jersey and the 2411th largest city in the United States . Phillipsburg is currently declining at a rate of -0.41% annually and its population has decreased by -5.71% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 14,950 in 2010. Phillipsburg reached it's highest population of 19,255 in 1930. Spanning over 3 miles, Phillipsburg has a population density of 4,418 people per square mile.

The average household income in Phillipsburg is $64,783 with a poverty rate of 17.58%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $968 per month, and the median house value is $136,800. The median age in Phillipsburg is 39 years, 36.3 years for males, and 41.6 years for females.

Phillipsburg Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Phillipsburg was:

  • White: 78.00%
  • Black or African American: 10.28%
  • Two or more races: 6.22%
  • Other race: 3.20%
  • Asian: 1.97%
  • Native American: 0.33%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
The current population of Phillipsburg, New Jersey is 14,096 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 14,270.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 14,950.

Phillipsburg, New Jersey Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White11,18878.00%
Black or African American1,47410.28%
Two or More Races8926.22%
Some Other Race4593.20%
Asian2831.97%
American Indian and Alaska Native480.33%
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Phillipsburg Population by Race

Phillipsburg Population Pyramid $2021

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Phillipsburg Median Age

39


Total

36.3


Male

41.6


Female

Phillipsburg Adults

There are 10,929 adults, (1,929 of whom are seniors) in Phillipsburg.

Phillipsburg Age Dependency

59.4

Age Dependency Ratio

21.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

37.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Phillipsburg Sex Ratio

Female

7,270

50.68%

Male

7,074

49.32%

Phillipsburg Population by Age

Phillipsburg Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Phillipsburg Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married72.5%27.5%
All55.1%44.9%
Male52.8%47.2%
Non Family49.5%50.5%
Female32.6%67.4%

55.1%

Rate of Home Ownership

Phillipsburg Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All5,7462.4855.1
Non Family2,2571.1949.5
Married2,0823.3472.5
Female9923.432.6
Male4152.9952.8

3.19

Average Family Size

2.48

Average Household Size

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Phillipsburg Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade7397.63%
9th to 12th Grade7517.75%
High School Graduate3,70738.27%
Some College2,01120.76%
Associates Degree6376.58%
Bachelors Degree1,19512.34%
Graduate Degree6466.67%
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Phillipsburg Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Phillipsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White7,4226,5531,564
Hispanic1,190722115
Black56952369
2+ Races31024321
Asian283256105
Other Race2478224
Native American48

The highest rate of high school graduation is among black people with a rate of 91.92%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among asian people with a rate of 37.10%.

Phillipsburg Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$38,158$43,140$30,137
Less Than 9th Grade$22,629$28,646$15,182
High School Graduate$30,793$38,393$26,086
Some College$40,513$46,968$29,239
Bachelors Degree$51,860$55,341$45,441
Graduate Degree$70,741$72,045$67,361

$38,158

Average Earnings

$43,140

Average Male

$30,137

Average Female

Phillipsburg Earnings by Educational Attainment

Phillipsburg Language by Age

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Phillipsburg Language

86.39% of Phillipsburg residents speak only English, while 13.61% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 9.38% of the population.

Phillipsburg Language

Phillipsburg Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White9,7571,03410.60%
Black1,41878755.50%
Hispanic2,07248023.17%
Multiple89232436.32%
Other455204.40%
Asian28372.47%

17.58%

Overall Poverty Rate

16.05%

Male Poverty Rate

19.09%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Phillipsburg

The race most likely to be in poverty in Phillipsburg is Black, with 55.50% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Phillipsburg is Asian, with 2.47% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.95%. Among those working part-time, it was 18.02%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.35%.

Phillipsburg Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade22.67%
Some College13.41%
High School12.08%
Bachelors or Greater6.41%

Phillipsburg Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed60.38%
Female Employed11.92%
Male Unemployed6.30%
Male Employed5.61%

Phillipsburg Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Phillipsburg Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$54,459$64,783
Families$63,032$74,929
Married Families$86,227-
Non Families$32,009$43,390
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Income by Household Type

Phillipsburg Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

39.6%

Overall Marriage Rate

40.7%

Male Marriage Rate

38.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Phillipsburg Married by Age and Sex

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Phillipsburg Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Phillipsburg Marital Status by Race

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Phillipsburg Marital Status

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801

Number of Veterans

760

Male Veterans

41

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam291
First Gulf War99
Korea65
Second Gulf War57
World War II19

Phillipsburg Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+227
65 to 74193
55 to 64185
35 to 54168
18 to 3428

Phillipsburg Veterans by Age

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Name Veterans % of Total
White7588.28%
Black435.84%
Hispanic231.70%

Phillipsburg Veterans by Race

Phillipsburg Veterans by Education

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4.00%

Veteran Poverty Rate

45.19%

Veteran Disability Rate

Phillipsburg Veterans by Education

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67.3%

Labor Force Participation

63.8%

Employment Rate

5.2%

Unemployment Rate

Phillipsburg Employment by Age

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Phillipsburg Employment by Race

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Phillipsburg Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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56.20%

Born in Phillipsburg

89.85%

Native Born

10.15%

Foreign Born

4.84%

Non Citizen

5.31%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

89.85% of Phillipsburg residents were born in the United States, with 56.20% having been born in New Jersey. 4.84% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Phillipsburg Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
202114,096-58-0.41%
202014,154-58-0.41%
201914,212-58-0.41%
201814,270-43-0.30%
201714,313-69-0.48%
201614,382-123-0.85%
201514,505-54-0.37%
201414,559-7-0.05%
201314,566-117-0.80%
201214,683-110-0.74%
201114,793-121-0.81%
201014,914-252-0.17%
200015,166-591-0.38%
199015,757-890-0.55%
198016,647-1,202-0.69%
197017,849-653-0.36%
196018,502-417-0.22%
195018,9196050.33%
194018,314-941-0.50%
193019,2552,3321.30%
192016,9233,0201.99%
191013,9033,8513.30%
190010,0521,4081.52%
18908,6441,4631.87%
18807,1811,2491.93%
18705,9320.00%

Phillipsburg Population by Year