Phillips County is located in north-central Kansas. The County Seat is Phillipsburg and the largest city is Phillipsburg. The Official Web Site is located at http://www.phillipscountykansas.com/. The 2014 population estimate is 5,533 and the 2010 census population was 5,642. The land area is 885.88 square miles and there are 6.4 persons per square mile.
97% of the population is White, 0.5% is Black or African American, 2.8% is Hispanic or Latino, 0.7% is Asian, 0.5% is American Indian or Alaska Native, 0% is Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander, and 1.3% is two or more races. 91.8% have a high school degree or higher, and 18.3% have a Bachelor degree or higher.
The median home value is $64,400, there are 2,388 households, an average of 2.29 persons per household. The per capita income is $23,772, the median household income is $43,059, and 10% of the persons in Phillips County are considered below poverty level.
The total number of firms, at last estimate, was 641. Retail sales (in $1000) were $46,642, and sales per capita were $8,776.
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