The Phillips community is a collection of four neighborhoods; Midtown Phillips, Ventura Village, Phillips West and Phillips East, which are located south of downtown Minneapolis – the largest and most populous city in the State of Minnesota. Though all the neighborhoods are largely residential, all the neighborhoods also play host to various commercial developments and large business such as Wells Fargo Mortgage and Honeywell International.

Population Data

As per the 2019 census, the Phillips community has a population of slightly more than 19,000 people. The community is home to people of different nationalities and races with official data showing that around 35% of the residents in the community are foreign nationals.

Economic Data

Though the Phillips neighborhood has traditionally been a residential community, recent zoning laws have opened up the area which has attracted a lot of new commercial developments across all the neighborhoods. Many large national and local companies including Wells Fargo Mortgage, Allina Health Care Services and Abbot Northwestern Hospital have set up shop in Phillips which has increased employment prospects for residents. At the moment, there are new developments that are ongoing commercial and residential developments such as the redevelopment and repurposing of the Sears Building located along Lake Street – all of which continue to increase employment opportunities for local residents. According to city data, the average income for each household falls in the $25,000 – $32,000 range.

Housing Opportunities

The Phillips neighborhood has diverse housing opportunities to cater for the diverse tastes and styles of the people that call this community home. Here, you will find a wide range of houses including old Victorian homes, detached homes, apartments and studio apartments.

The average cost of houses in Phillips varies depending on various factors such as amenities available, age of the property, number of rooms and the type of house. Data from real estate agencies indicates that the average cost of a detached house is around $166,000 while the average monthly rent for a residential house is $700 (note that this can vary depending on the location and type of house).

Things To Do in Phillips

There is something for everyone in Phillips. Whether you are a food enthusiast who likes to challenge your palate with different types of cuisines or a fan of the outdoors, you will not lack anything to do. All the neighborhoods in Phillips are dotted with restaurants that serve food from different cultures such as Thai, Mexican, Chinese, Korean, African and Italian dishes.

If you are looking to explore the outdoors, Phillips has some of the best biking and walking trails in Minnesota. All the neighborhoods in Phillips are also in close proximity to some of the best parks in Minnesota. If you are a fan of the nightlife, you can easily access some of the best nightclubs in Minnesota using the Metro transit network.

The neighborhoods in Phillips also have some of the best school districts in the State. That said, during the weekends and holidays, you can always take your kids for a day of outdoor fan on one of the many parks found across the four neighborhoods.



Children’s Hospital
Head west on E 26th St toward 11th Ave S. Turn right at Elliot Ave S. Turn left toward Chicago Ave. Turn right onto Chicago Ave. Turn right

America Swedish Institute
From the Children’s Hospital – Head south toward Chicago Ave. Turn left onto Chicago Ave. Turn right onto E 26th St

Midtown Global Market
From The American Swedish Institute – Head south on Park Ave. Turn left onto E 28th St. Turn right onto Chicago Ave. Turn left toward Elliot Ave. Turn right onto Elliot Ave

Sumo Grill and Market
From Midtown Global Market – Head east on E Lake St toward 10th Ave S. Turn left at 22nd Ave S. Continue straight

Ryan Garry
From Phillips Garden – Head north on 11th Ave S toward E 22nd St. Turn left onto S 7th St. Turn left onto 3rd Ave S. Turn left onto S 8th St


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