Phillips County

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Phillips County, Arkansas

620 Cherry St Suite 202 County Courthouse
Helena, AR 72342
Phone: (870) 338-5505
Fax: (870) 338-5509

On central-eastern border of AR; organized May 1, 1820 (prior to statehood) from Arkansas County. Name Origin: For Sylvanus Phillips (1766-1830), who explored the area along the Arkansas River in the 1790s

Area (sq mi):: 727.29 (land 692.67; water 34.62) Population per square mile: 34.80
Population 2005: 24,107 State rank: 29 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.80%; 1990-2000 -8.30% Population 2000: 26,445 (White 38.70%; Black or African American 59.00%; Hispanic or Latino 1.40%; Asian 0.30%; Other 1.40%). Foreign born: 1.10%. Median age: 33.00
Income 2000: per capita $12,288; median household $22,231; Population below poverty level: 32.70% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $16,753-$19,845
Unemployment (2004): 9.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): -0.70% Median travel time to work: 20.50 minutes Working outside county of residence: 18.90%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phillips County, Colorado

221 S Interocean Ave
Holyoke, CO 80734
Phone: (970) 854-3131
Fax: (970) 854-4745
www.phillipscountyco.org

On northeastern border of CO; organized Mar 27, 1889, from Logan County. Name Origin: For R. O. Phillips, an offical in the Lincoln Land Company, which organized many of the towns in eastern CO

Area (sq mi):: 687.74 (land 687.62; water 0.12) Population per square mile: 6.70
Population 2005: 4,586 State rank: 52 Population change: 2000-20005 2.40%; 1990-2000 6.90% Population 2000: 4,480 (White 86.30%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 11.80%; Asian 0.40%; Other 6.30%). Foreign born: 8.10%. Median age: 39.80
Income 2000: per capita $16,394; median household $32,177; Population below poverty level: 11.60% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,675-$24,910
Unemployment (2004): 3.70% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.40% Median travel time to work: 15.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 11.30%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phillips County, Montana

314 S 2nd Ave W PO Box 360
Malta, MT 59538
Phone: (406) 654-2423
Fax: (406) 654-2429

On central northern border of MT; organized Feb 5, 1915 from Blaine and Valley counties. Name Origin: For Benjamin D. Phillips, a local landowner and prominent citizen

Area (sq mi):: 5212.17 (land 5139.57; water 72.60) Population per square mile: 0.80
Population 2005: 4,179 State rank: 37 Population change: 2000-20005 -9.20%; 1990-2000 -10.90% Population 2000: 4,601 (White 88.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 1.20%; Asian 0.30%; Other 10.10%). Foreign born: 1.00%. Median age: 40.80
Income 2000: per capita $15,058; median household $28,702; Population below poverty level: 18.30% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $18,726-$20,306
Unemployment (2004): 4.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 0.10% Median travel time to work: 14.30 minutes Working outside county of residence: 6.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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Phillips County, Kansas

301 State St
Phillipsburg, KS 67661
Phone: (785) 543-6825
Fax: (785) 543-6827
www.phillipscounty.org

On the central northern border of KS; established Feb 26, 1867 from Kirwin Land District. Name Origin: Either for William A. Phillips (?-1856), a free-state man murdered at Leavenworth by a proslaver, or for a "gallant private soldier of the Union army."

Area (sq mi):: 894.81 (land 886.23; water 8.58) Population per square mile: 6.20
Population 2005: 5,504 State rank: 66 Population change: 2000-20005 -8.30%; 1990-2000 -8.90% Population 2000: 6,001 (White 97.80%; Black or African American 0.20%; Hispanic or Latino 0.70%; Asian 0.40%; Other 1.00%). Foreign born: 0.40%. Median age: 42.50
Income 2000: per capita $17,121; median household $35,013; Population below poverty level: 10.00% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,253-$28,069
Unemployment (2004): 3.90% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.90% Median travel time to work: 13.80 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.10%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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