Phillips County, Colorado is located in the Northeastern corner of the state, and is home to a population of just over 5,000 people. The county has a strong agricultural economy, with wheat, corn, and livestock production being the primary industries. The median household income is $52,000, slightly below the national average of $55,000. The unemployment rate is 4.4%, slightly below the national average of 4.7%.
Demographically, Phillips County is predominantly white, with a population that is 94.2% Caucasian. The median age is 39.7, slightly higher than the national average of 37.7. The population is relatively evenly split between males and females, with a ratio of 49.7% male and 50.3% female.
Education in Phillips County is provided by the Phillips County School District, which operates three elementary schools, one middle school, and one high school. The district also offers a variety of extracurricular activities, including athletics, music, and drama. The district has a graduation rate of 87.2%, slightly higher than the national average of 84.6%.
Real estate in Phillips County is relatively affordable, with a median home value of $138,000. This is significantly lower than the national median home value of $219,000. The median rent is also lower than the national average, at $715 per month compared to $950. The majority of homes in the county are owner-occupied, with just over 70% of households being owner-occupied.