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Demographics

People

Total Population1,618
Male Share of the Population48.1%
Female Share of the Population51.9%
Senior Citizens11.2%
Employed Population 16+750
Age of the Population46

Families

% of people married58.2%
Average household size3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher21.6%
Median Earnings25+$39,871
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$23,333
Median Earnings With High School Degree$36,938

Wealth

Median Family Income$79,338
% Above Poverty Level95.3%
% Below Poverty Level4.7%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time32 minutes
% Working from Home5.9%
% Walking and Biking to Work0%
% Using Public Transportation2.9%

Housing

People Living Alone12.6%
Median Gross Rent$1,229
Median House Value$226,600

Ancestry

French Except Basque25%
English20.3%
Irish18.5%
Italian14.6%
German10.6%
Canadian9.8%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)8.5%
Polish5.4%
Scottish3.7%
Finnish2.7%
Swedish2.3%
Portuguese0.9%
Lithuanian0.9%
Russian0.8%
US/American0.7%
Norwegian0.6%
Greek0.6%
Welsh0.5%
Dutch0.3%
Arab0.2%
Croatian0.2%
Lebanese0.2%
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Phillipston Almanac

CategoryValue
Nearest Medium City 26 miles NW of Worcester, Massachusetts (center to center)
Nearest Large City56 miles W of Boston, Massachusetts
County Worcester County
Standard Zip Codes1331
Phone Area Codes978
Time ZoneAmerica/New_York
Daylight SavingsThe city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude42.548
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)

StationBIRCH HILL DAM
Distance6 miles
Jan Temp8 to 32 F
Apr Temp30 to 56 F
Jul Temp55 to 81 F
Oct Temp32 to 60 F
Annual Precip45.1 inches
StationBARRE FALLS DAM
Distance9.8 miles
Jan Temp11 to 32 F
Apr Temp32 to 55 F
Jul Temp55 to 80 F
Oct Temp34 to 59 F
Annual Precip45.5 inches
StationPETERBORO 2 S
Distance23.1 miles
Jan Temp9 to 30 F
Apr Temp32 to 54 F
Jul Temp56 to 79 F
Oct Temp35 to 58 F
Annual Precip44.6 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Athol8,428$55,446
Gardner20,334$59,007
Hubbardston4,537$94,512
Orange4,117$59,156
Petersham220$102,000
Templeton8,131$89,046

Phillipston Public Libraries

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

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Phillipston Public Schools

Phillipston Memorial
20 The Common
(978) 249-4969
Primary
Total Enrollment 146
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