The City of Purvis had a population of 2,193 as of July 1, 2018.
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.
|Population in Households||2,082|
|Population in Familes||1,762|
|Population in Group Qrtrs||111|
|Median Household Income||$48,476|
|Average Household Income||$58,131|
|Per Capita Income||$22,952|
|Total Housing Units||902 (100%)|
|Owner Occupied HU||568 (63.0%)|
|Renter Occupied HU||247 (27.4%)|
|Vacant Housing Units||86 ( 9.5%)|
|Median Home Value||$124,286|
|Average Home Value||$144,586|
|Average Household Size||2.55|
|Average Family Size||3|
GROWTH RATE / YEAR
|Median Household Income||2.45%|
|Per Capita Income||2.75%|
The table below compares Purvis to the other 362 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Mississippi by rank and percentile using July 1, 2018 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||# 112||69th|
|Population Density||# 150||59th|
|Diversity Index||# 230||37th|
|Median Household Income||# 64||83rd|
|Per Capita Income||# 88||76th|
Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Mississippi Census Data Comparison Tool.