The City of Purvis had a population of 2,250 as of July 1, 2017.
The primary coordinate point for Purvis is located at latitude 31.1426 and longitude -89.4049 in Lamar County. The formal boundaries for the City of Purvis (see map below) encompass a land area of 3.88 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles. Lamar County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 381 feet.
The City of Purvis (GNIS ID: 2404579) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.
Beneath the boundary map are tables with Purvis population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2017.
|Daytime Population: Workers||2,105|
|Daytime Population: Residents||1,239|
|Total Daytime Population (TDP)||3,344|
|Ratio TDP/Total Population1||1.49|
|Population in Households||2,138|
|Population in Familes||1,808|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||112|
|Median Household Income||$44,913|
|Average Household Income||$55,953|
|Per Capita Income||$22,052|
|Total Housing Units||924 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||592 (64.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||244 (26.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||88 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$114,873|
|Average Home Value||$144,162|
|Average Household Size||2.56|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||1.42%|
|Per Capita Income||2.1%|
The table below compares Purvis to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2017 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.
|Total Population||# 108||70th|
|Population Density||# 144||60th|
|Diversity Index||# 231||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 73||80th|
|Per Capita Income||# 88||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.