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Phillipsburg, OH

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Overview


Phillipsburg is a tiny village located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 496 people and just one neighborhood, Phillipsburg is the 670th largest community in Ohio. Much of the housing stock in Phillipsburg was built prior to World War II, making it one of the older and more historic villages in the country.

Occupations and Workforce

Phillipsburg is a blue-collar town, with 49.15% of people working in blue-collar occupations, while the average in America is just 27.7%. Overall, Phillipsburg is a village of construction workers and builders, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Phillipsburg who work in office and administrative support (11.30%), maintenance occupations (10.17%), and teaching (9.60%).

Setting & Lifestyle

Phillipsburg is a good choice for families with children because of several factors. Many other families with children live here, making it a place where both parents and children are more likely to develop social ties with other families. The village’s good public school district and large population of college-educated adults provide an environment conducive to academic success. Many people own their own single-family homes, providing areas for children to play and stability in the community. Finally, Phillipsburg’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the country, making it one of the safest places to raise a family.

Being a small village, Phillipsburg does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.

Demographics

The education level of Phillipsburg citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 17.18% of adults 25 and older in Phillipsburg have a college degree.

The per capita income in Phillipsburg in 2018 was $27,838, which is lower middle income relative to Ohio and the nation. This equates to an annual income of $111,352 for a family of four. However, Phillipsburg contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.

The people who call Phillipsburg home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Phillipsburg residents report their race to be White. Important ancestries of people in Phillipsburg include German, Irish, English, Eastern European, and Polish.

The most common language spoken in Phillipsburg is English. Other important languages spoken here include Italian and Spanish.

Notable & Unique Neighborhood Characteristics

Many things matter about a neighborhood, but the first thing most people notice is the way a neighborhood looks and its particular character. For example, one might notice whether the buildings all date from a certain time period or whether shop signs are in multiple languages. This particular neighborhood in Phillipsburg, the neighborhood, has some outstanding things about the way it looks and its way of life that are worth highlighting.

People

If you're nearing retirement age, or in retirement, the is an excellent choice for you to consider for top-quality retirement living. This neighborhood is rated by NeighborhoodScout as among the top 6.4% of retiree-friendly neighborhoods in Ohio, combining peace and quiet, safety from crime, and offering diverse housing options from which retirees can choose. Maybe it's because of these amenities that a large proportion of the residents here are college educated seniors, mixed with other age groups. For these and other reasons, NeighborhoodScout identifies this neighborhood as a top-notch place to consider if you are thinking of or planning to retire in Ohio. In addition to being an excellent choice for active retirees, this neighborhood is also a very good choice for families with school-aged children.

Diversity

Did you know that the neighborhood has more Welsh and Swiss ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America? It's true! In fact, 2.8% of this neighborhood's residents have Welsh ancestry and 1.8% have Swiss ancestry.

The Neighbors

There are two complementary measures for understanding the income of a neighborhood's residents: the average and the extremes. While a neighborhood may be relatively wealthy overall, it is equally important to understand the rate of people - particularly children - who are living at or below the federal poverty line, which is extremely low income. Some neighborhoods with a lower average income may actually have a lower childhood poverty rate than another with a higher average income, and this helps us understand the conditions and character of a neighborhood.

The neighbors in the neighborhood in Phillipsburg are middle-income, making it a moderate income neighborhood. NeighborhoodScout's exclusive analysis reveals that this neighborhood has a higher income than 58.6% of the neighborhoods in America. With 15.0% of the children here below the federal poverty line, this neighborhood has a higher rate of childhood poverty than 60.1% of U.S. neighborhoods.

A neighborhood is far different if it is dominated by enlisted military personnel rather than people who earn their living by farming. It is also different if most of the neighbors are clerical support or managers. What is wonderful is the sheer diversity of neighborhoods, allowing you to find the type that fits your lifestyle and aspirations.

In the neighborhood, 41.1% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is manufacturing and laborer occupations, with 28.2% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants (17.9%), and 12.8% in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations.

Languages

The most common language spoken in the neighborhood is English, spoken by 99.1% of households.

Ethnicity / Ancestry

Culture is the shared learned behavior of peoples. Undeniably, different ethnicities and ancestries have different cultural traditions, and as a result, neighborhoods with concentrations of residents of one or another ethnicities or ancestries will express those cultures. It is what makes the North End in Boston so fun to visit for the Italian restaurants, bakeries, culture, and charm, and similarly, why people enjoy visiting Chinatown in San Francisco.

In the neighborhood in Phillipsburg, OH, residents most commonly identify their ethnicity or ancestry as German (36.2%). There are also a number of people of Irish ancestry (11.8%), and residents who report English roots (10.4%), and some of the residents are also of French ancestry (4.0%), along with some Welsh ancestry residents (2.8%), among others.

Getting to Work

How you get to work – car, bus, train or other means – and how much of your day it takes to do so is a large quality of life and financial issue. Especially with gasoline prices rising and expected to continue doing so, the length and means of one's commute can be a financial burden. Some neighborhoods are physically located so that many residents have to drive in their own car, others are set up so many walk to work, or can take a train, bus, or bike. The greatest number of commuters in neighborhood spend between 15 and 30 minutes commuting one-way to work (37.1% of working residents), which is shorter than the time spent commuting to work for most Americans.

Here most residents (75.9%) drive alone in a private automobile to get to work. In addition, quite a number also carpool with coworkers, friends, or neighbors to get to work (9.6%) . In a neighborhood like this, as in most of the nation, many residents find owning a car useful for getting to work.


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