East Phillips, Minneapolis

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East Phillips
Location of East Phillips within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
Location of East Phillips within the U.S. city of Minneapolis
CountryUnited States
 • Total4,904
Time zoneUTC-6 (CST)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-5 (CDT)
ZIP code
55404, 55407
Area code612
Historical population
Census Pop.

East Phillips is a neighborhood within the Phillips community in Minneapolis. Its northern boundary runs along East 24th Street from Bloomington Avenue to 17th Avenue South, then runs along East 22nd Street from 17th Avenue South to Little Earth Trail and Hiawatha Avenue. Its other boundaries are Hiawatha Avenue to the east, East Lake Street to the south, and Bloomington Avenue to the west. The Phillips community has only been subdivided into smaller neighborhoods within the last couple years; the boundaries of East Phillips were officially designated on December 23, 2005. As this change has been fairly recent, most residents still refer to the area as just "Phillips". The neighborhood also features the Little Earth residential community. Coordinates: 44°57′04″N 93°15′09″W / 44.9510°N 93.2526°W / 44.9510; -93.2526[2]


As of 2020, the population of East Phillips was 4,904, split 51.8% male and 48.2% female.[3] 60.1% of residents were at least a high school graduate (or equivalent), and 22.5% had earned a bachelor's degree or higher.[4]

29.7% of the population were foreign-born residents, and 55.9% spoke a language other than English at home. 23.9% of residents spoke English less than "very well".[5]

36.4% of households had no access to a vehicle. Among workers 16 years and older, 56.0% commuted to work via car, 18.0% used public transit, and 26.0% walked, biked, worked at home, or used some other method. The medium household income in East Phillips was $47,139. 30.1% of residents lived below the poverty line, and 6.7% were unemployed. 51.2% of housing in the neighborhood was renter-occupied.[5]

Race/ethnicity Share of total population (2020)
Total 100%
One race 96.3%
  White 15.4%
  Black or African American 28.5%
  American Indian and Alaska Natives 15.1%
  Asian 3.1%
  Hispanic 33.7%
  Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander <0.1%
  Other 0.7%
Two or more races 3.7%


  1. ^ "Minneapolis Neighborhood Profile: East Phillips" (PDF). Minnesota Compass. October 2011. Retrieved 2013-11-13.
  2. ^ East Phillips, Minneapolis, MN. Google Earth. Retrieved 2011-03-09.
  3. ^ Bureau, US Census (2022-09-17). "2020 Census Results". Census.gov. Retrieved 2022-09-24.
  4. ^ "American Community Survey Profile Report: 2012-2016 (5 year estimates)". LCC-GIS Office. Retrieved 31 October 2018.
  5. ^ a b "East Phillips". Minnesota Compass. Retrieved 2022-09-24.

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