Philippi is located close to the center of West Virginia. Philippi is between the Barbour, Taylor county. Philippi has 2.86 square miles of land area and 0.09 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Philippi population is 3,131, which has grown 9.09% since 2000. The population growth rate is much higher than the state average rate of 2.52% and is lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Philippi median household income is $22,168 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 2.97% since 2000. The income growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 40.01% and is much lower than the national average rate of 27.36%. Philippi median house value is $92,200 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 48.95% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 37.64% and is about the same as the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Philippi is worse than the state average in quality. The Philippi area code is 304.