Phillips, Wisconsin

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Phillips, Wisconsin

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High Points

Phillips strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in Wisconsin):

Category Trophy
Walking and Biking to Work
(vs. Peers)
Top 1% trophy Phillips Walking and Biking to Work
Short Commute Times
(vs. Peers)
Top 2% trophy Phillips Short Commute Times
Low Property Crime
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Phillips Low Property Crime
Low Violent Crime
(vs. Peers)
Top 6% Phillips Low Violent Crime
Affordability of Property Taxes
(vs. State)
Top 17% Phillips Affordability of Property Taxes

Comparative Profile of Phillips, Wisconsin

Comparing Phillips to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in Wisconsin (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Senior Citizens 9 10
Female Share of the Population 9 10
Age of the Population 9 9
Well-Paid Single Women 8 6
Well-Paid Single Men 7 3
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 2 2
Male Share of the Population 2 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 1 1
Average Household Size 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
College Educated Adults 6 4
People in Middle Class or Better 5 2
People Above Poverty 5 2
Median Family Income 5 2

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Walking and Biking to Work 10 10
Short Commute Times 10 10
Working at Home 4 3
Public Transportation Use 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 10 10
People Living Alone 10 10
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 9 10
Affordability of Rents 6 8
Affordability of Property Taxes 3 9
Housing Recently Built 3 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Low Violent Crime 10 10
Low Property Crime 9 10

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Phillips Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 81 miles NE of Eau Claire, Wisconsin (center to center)
Nearest Large City 140 miles E of St. Paul, Minnesota
County Price
Standard Zip Codes 54555
Phone Area Codes 715
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 45.696
Longitude -90.4

Phillips Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station PRENTICE NO. 2
Distance 13.7 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 19 F
Apr Temp 29 to 52 F
Jul Temp 54 to 78 F
Oct Temp 33 to 54 F
Annual Precip 30.9 inches
Distance 16.5 miles
Jan Temp 0 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 77 F
Oct Temp 36 to 54 F
Annual Precip 32 inches
Station JUMP RIVER 3 E
Distance 28.9 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 21 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 54 to 79 F
Oct Temp 34 to 56 F
Annual Precip 32.8 inches
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Phillips Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 1,675 100%
Male 764 45.6%
Female 911 54.4%
Under 18 381 22.7%
18+ 1,294 77.3%
65+ 403 24.1%
Median Age 42.1
Average Family Size 2.89
White 1,624 97%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 12 0.7%
American Indian & Alaskan 20 1.2%
Other 2 0.1%
Mixed Race 17 1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 6 0.4%

Estimated Phillips Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 1,499
Growth -176
Growth % -10.5%

Phillips Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
German 42.4%
Norwegian 9.4%
US/American 5.8%
Irish 5.6%
Polish 4.5%
Czech 4.1%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 3.4%
Italian 3.4%
Slovak 2.5%
Dutch 2.4%
Swedish 2.2%
Czechoslovakian 2.2%
French Canadian 2.1%
French (except Basque) 1.5%
Finnish 1.5%
English 0.9%
Danish 0.8%
Swiss 0.8%
Northern European 0.7%
Russian 0.7%
European 0.6%
Slavic 0.5%
Scottish 0.4%
British 0.4%
Austrian 0.4%
Canadian 0.4%
Croatian 0.2%
Serbian 0.2%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Phillips, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Elk (54555)
Hackett (54555)
Luger (54555)
Lugerville (54555)
Worcester (54555)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Phillips 1,675 $38,889
Butternut 407 $43,125
Catawba 149 $28,125
Hawkins 317 $39,250
Kennan 171 $44,250
Park Falls 2,793 $42,930
Prentice 626 $46,406

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Phillips Public Library
Phillips, Wisconsin
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Phillips High Schools (2004)

Serves 398 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.5

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