The City of Purvis had a population of 2,185 as of July 1, 2015.
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 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, 2015.
|Population in Households||2,063|
|Population in Familes||1,749|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||122|
|Average Household Size||2.53|
|Average Family Size||3|
|Total Housing Units||903 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||588 (65.1%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||227 (25.1%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||89 ( 9.9%)|
|Median Home Value||$99,250|
|Average Home Value||$136,565|
|Median Household Income||$37,873|
|Average Household Income||$47,373|
|Per Capita Income||$17,853|
|(Compound Annual Growth Rates)|
|Median Household Income||2.07%|
|Per Capita Income||2.48%|
The table below compares Purvis to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 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||# 115||69th|
|Population Density1||# 151||59th|
|Diversity Index2||# 248||32nd|
|Median Household Income||# 109||70th|
|Per Capita Income||# 160||56th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.