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People

Total Population 1,731
Male Share of the Population 45.2%
Female Share of the Population 54.8%
Senior Citizens 10.2%
Employed Population 16+ 835
Age of the Population 45

Families

% of people married 55.4%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 20.7%
Median Earnings25+ $39,743
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $28,750
Median Earnings With High School Degree $41,364

Wealth

Median Family Income $81,198
% Above Poverty Level 96%
% Below Poverty Level 4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 32 minutes
% Working from Home 5.7%
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation 2.2%

Housing

People Living Alone 12.8%
Median Gross Rent $1,221
Median House Value $215,400

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 10%
US/American 0.8%
English 23.6%
Irish 17.8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Phillipston Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City 56 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester
Standard Zip Codes 01331
Phone Area Codes 978
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 42.548
Longitude -72.144

Phillipston Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station BIRCH HILL DAM
Distance 6 miles
Jan Temp 8 to 32 F
Apr Temp 30 to 56 F
Jul Temp 55 to 81 F
Oct Temp 32 to 60 F
Annual Precip 45.1 inches
Station BARRE FALLS DAM
Distance 9.8 miles
Jan Temp 11 to 32 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 55 to 80 F
Oct Temp 34 to 59 F
Annual Precip 45.5 inches
Station PETERBORO 2 S
Distance 23.1 miles
Jan Temp 9 to 30 F
Apr Temp 32 to 54 F
Jul Temp 56 to 79 F
Oct Temp 35 to 58 F
Annual Precip 44.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Athol 8,427 $54,615
Gardner 20,306 $55,949
Hubbardston 4,474 $94,485
Orange 4,160 $55,385
Petersham 252 $88,750
Templeton 8,120 $82,813

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Phillipston Public Libraries

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Phillips Free Public Library
25 TEMPLETON ROAD
Phillipston, Massachusetts
(978) 249-1734

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