Purcell, Oklahoma Population 2020

6,531

Purcell is a city located in Oklahoma. With a 2020 population of 6,531, it is the 65th largest city in Oklahoma and the 4093rd largest city in the United States. Purcell is currently growing at a rate of 0.63% annually and its population has increased by 11.00% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 5,884 in 2010. Spanning over 14 miles, Purcell has a population density of 488 people per square mile.

The average household income in Purcell is $64,961 with a poverty rate of 17.78%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $803 per month, and the median house value is $140,900. The median age in Purcell is 37.5 years, 36.1 years for males, and 39.4 years for females. For every 100 females there are 90.6 males.

Purcell Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Purcell was:

  • White: 83.32%
  • Native American: 6.60%
  • Two or more races: 5.27%
  • Other race: 2.63%
  • Black or African American: 1.97%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.20%
  • Asian: 0.00%
The current population of Purcell, Oklahoma is 6,531, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 6,449.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 5,884.

Purcell, Oklahoma Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White5,31683.32%
American Indian and Alaska Native4216.60%
Two or More Races3365.27%
Some Other Race1682.63%
Black or African American1261.97%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander130.20%

Purcell Population Pyramid 2020

Purcell Median Age

37.5


Total

36.1


Male

39.4


Female

Purcell Adults

There are 4,801 adults, (999 of whom are seniors) in Purcell.

Purcell Age Dependency

67.8

Age Dependency Ratio

26.3

Old Age Dependency Ratio

41.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Purcell Sex Ratio

Female

3,348

52.48%

Male

3,032

47.52%

Purcell Households and Families

Purcell Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Purcell Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married66.8%33.2%
Non Family59.8%40.2%
All59.7%40.3%
Male58.7%41.3%
Female32.7%67.3%

59.7%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,4392.5459.7
Married1,2583.2166.8
Non Family7731.1559.8
Female3333.0832.7
Male753.2858.7

3.14

Average Family Size

2.54

Average Household Size

4.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Purcell Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade2876.96%
9th to 12th Grade50212.17%
High School Graduate1,39533.82%
Some College94722.96%
Associates Degree3007.27%
Bachelors Degree55313.41%
Graduate Degree1413.42%

Purcell Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White3,1872,757608
Hispanic57227935
Native American21118021
Multiple Races1328117
Other Race1306914
Black7359
Islander131313

The highest rate of high school graduation is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among islander people with a rate of 100.00%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$32,492$42,019$25,833
Less Than High School$21,346$31,467$14,375
High School Grad$30,582$35,388$25,417
Some College$39,821$52,820$22,146
Bachelors Degree$40,771$65,380$39,195
Graduate Degree$$75,952$

$32,492

Average Earnings

$42,019

Average Male

$25,833

Average Female

Purcell Language

Purcell Language by Age

Purcell Language

86.21% of Purcell residents speak only English, while 13.79% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 13.72% of the population.

Purcell Poverty

Purcell Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
White4,50265514.55%
Hispanic1,03431130.08%
Native40517242.47%
Multiple3287121.65%
Black952930.53%
Other1681810.71%

17.78%

Overall Poverty Rate

18.60%

Male Poverty Rate

17.05%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Purcell

The race most likely to be in poverty in Purcell is Native, with 42.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Purcell is Other, with 10.71% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 4.43%. Among those working part-time, it was 23.61%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 26.11%.

Name Poverty
Less Than High School41.26%
High School15.47%
Some College13.29%
Bachelors or Greater2.38%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed12.33%
Female Employed11.88%
Male Employed10.06%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Purcell Income

Purcell Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$52,063$64,961
Families$58,826$67,046
Married Families$66,940-
Non Families$24,732$58,015

Purcell Marital Status

Purcell Marital Status

Marriage Rates

51.5%

Overall Marriage Rate

56.4%

Male Marriage Rate

47.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Purcell Married by Age and Sex

Purcell Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 55-64, while the female age group most likely to be married is 20-34.

Purcell Marital Status by Race

Purcell Veterans

406

Number of Veterans

377

Male Veterans

29

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War165
Vietnam157
Second Gulf War71
Korea18
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 74184
35 to 54121
55 to 6439
75+36
18 to 3426
Name Veterans % of Total
White3298.03%
Black4236.84%
Hispanic294.33%
Indian207.78%
2 or More159.26%

$Purcell Veterans by Education

17.31%

Veteran Poverty Rate

39.79%

Veteran Disability Rate

Purcell Employment Status

60%

Labor Force Participation

55.1%

Employment Rate

8.1%

Unemployment Rate

Purcell Place of Birth

Origin of Non-Citizens

Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

66.00%

Born in Oklahoma

94.12%

Native Born

5.88%

Foreign Born

4.06%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

94.12% of Purcell residents were born in the United States, with 66.00% having been born in Oklahoma. 4.06% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20206,531410.63%
20196,490410.64%
20186,449160.25%
20176,433410.64%
20166,392641.01%
20156,328210.33%
20146,30730.05%
20136,304791.27%
20126,225-5-0.08%
20116,230280.45%
20106,2026311.08%
20005,5717871.53%
19904,7841460.31%
19804,6385621.30%
19704,0763470.89%
19603,7291830.50%
19503,5464301.30%
19403,1162991.01%
19302,817-121-0.42%
19202,9381980.70%
19102,7400.00%