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Based on the latest 2022 data from the US census, the current population of Purvis is 1,921. Purvis, Mississippi is the 7,766th largest city in the US.
The peak population of Purvis was in 1990, when its population was 2,394. In 1990, Purvis was the 6,264th largest city in the US; now its fallen to the 7,766th largest city in the US. Purvis is currently 19.8% smaller than it was in 1990.
Purvis has shrunk 12.0% since the year 2000. Purvis, Mississippi's growth is extremely below average. 86% of similarly sized cities are growing faster since 2000.
|7761||Merrionette Park, Illinois||1,923||-3.9%|
|7772||Dallas Center, Iowa||1,915||19.2%|
The total voting age population of Purvis, Mississippi, meaning US citizens 18 or older, is 1,798. The voting age population is 44.3% male and 55.7% female.
According to the latest census statistics, 19.9% of the residents of Purvis are 65 or older.
The racial demographics of Purvis are 63.9% White, 28.7% Black and 7.4% Two or more races. Additionally, 1.0% of the population identifies as Hispanic.
In Purvis, 28.7% of residents have an income below the poverty line, and the child poverty rate is 51.6%. On a per-household basis, 24.6% of families are below the poverty line in Purvis.
Among those aged 16 and older, 47.0% of Purvis residents are in the labor force.
Among the adult population 25 years old and over, 87.1% of Purvis residents have at least a high school degree or equivalent, 12.5% have a bachelor's degree and 4.3% have a graduate or professional degree.
Among Purvis residents aged 5 and older, 0.3% of them speak a non-English language at home. Broken down by language: 0.3% of residents speak Spanish at home, 0.0% speak an Indo-European language, and 0.0% speak an Asian language.
The unemployment rate in Purvis is 11.6%, which is calculated among residents aged 16 or older who are in the labor force.
In Purvis, 18.8% of the residents in the non-military labor force are employed by the local, state and federal government.
The median household income in Purvis is $28,136.
In Purvis, 57.5% of housing units are occupied by their owners.
Renters occupy 42.5% of housing units in Purvis.
Of all the housing units in Purvis, 15.3% of them were build before 1940.
In Purvis, 13.4% of the total housing units were built after the year 2000, which is approximately 130 units.
The median gross monthly rent payment for renters in Purvis is $749.
In Purvis, 66.7% of households have an active broadband internet connection.