Purcellville, Virginia Population 2020

10,561
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Purcellville is a city located in Virginia. With a 2020 population of 10,561, it is the 39th largest city in Virginia and the 2982nd largest city in the United States. Purcellville is currently growing at a rate of 2.60% annually and its population has increased by 36.68% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 7,727 in 2010. Spanning over 3 miles, Purcellville has a population density of 3,120 people per square mile.

The average household income in Purcellville is $143,057 with a poverty rate of 2.15%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $1,390 per month, and the median house value is $454,000. The median age in Purcellville is 35.5 years, 34.2 years for males, and 36.8 years for females. For every 100 females there are 100.4 males.

Purcellville Demographics

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

  • White: 83.45%
  • Black or African American: 8.02%
  • Two or more races: 4.25%
  • Asian: 3.43%
  • Other race: 0.62%
  • Native American: 0.19%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.04%
The current population of Purcellville, Virginia is 10,561, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 10,025.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 7,727.

Purcellville, Virginia Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White8,10283.45%
Black or African American7798.02%
Two or More Races4134.25%
Asian3333.43%
Some Other Race600.62%
American Indian and Alaska Native180.19%
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander40.04%
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Purcellville Population Pyramid 2020

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Purcellville Median Age

35.5


Total

34.2


Male

36.8


Female

Purcellville Adults

There are 6,824 adults, (1,031 of whom are seniors) in Purcellville.

Purcellville Age Dependency

67.6

Age Dependency Ratio

17.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Purcellville Sex Ratio

Female

4,845

49.90%

Male

4,864

50.10%

Purcellville Households and Families

Purcellville Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Purcellville Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married87.1%12.9%
All80.8%19.2%
Male77.4%22.6%
Non Family73.2%26.8%
Female49.7%50.3%

80.8%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All2,9533.280.8
Married2,1263.6187.1
Non Family4881.4173.2
Female3083.1649.7
Male313.3977.4

3.46

Average Family Size

3.2

Average Household Size

3.9%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0.3%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

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Purcellville Education

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade1622.75%
9th to 12th Grade2033.44%
High School Graduate89415.15%
Some College92015.59%
Associates Degree4958.39%
Bachelors Degree1,88131.88%
Graduate Degree1,34522.80%
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Purcellville Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Total High School Bachelors
White4,5794,4982,780
Hispanic592436196
Black478388155
Asian214176128
Multiple Races12312366
Other Race4811
Native American1818
Islander44

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

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 60.71%.

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$70,915$101,283$41,524
Less Than High School$41,875$51,480$19,883
High School Grad$41,736$42,465$
Some College$72,269$83,036$32,196
Bachelors Degree$89,583$121,487$53,224
Graduate Degree$81,973$111,597$60,481

$70,915

Average Earnings

$101,283

Average Male

$41,524

Average Female

Purcellville Language

Purcellville Language by Age

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Purcellville Language

86.46% of Purcellville residents speak only English, while 13.54% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 7.80% of the population.

Purcellville Poverty

Purcellville Poverty by Race

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Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Hispanic960838.65%
White7,176660.92%
Other603660.00%
Black722283.88%
Multiple373266.97%

2.15%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.23%

Male Poverty Rate

3.08%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Purcellville

The race most likely to be in poverty in Purcellville is Other, with 60.00% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Purcellville is White, with 0.92% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 0.28%. Among those working part-time, it was 1.48%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 7.09%.

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Name Poverty
Less Than High School4.11%
High School3.58%
Some College3.19%
Bachelors or Greater0.37%
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Name Poverty
Female Unemployed18.26%
Female Employed0.68%
Male Employed0.37%
Male Unemployed0.00%

Purcellville Income

Purcellville Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$133,735$143,057
Families$138,099$150,918
Married Families$147,500-
Non Families$79,625$97,612
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Purcellville Marital Status

Purcellville Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

60.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

61.8%

Male Marriage Rate

59.0%

Female Marriage Rate

Purcellville Married by Age and Sex

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Purcellville Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 35-44.

Purcellville Marital Status by Race

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Purcellville Veterans

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627

Number of Veterans

534

Male Veterans

93

Female Veterans

War Veterans
First Gulf War300
Second Gulf War243
Vietnam98
Korea28
World War II
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Age Group Veterans
35 to 54360
55 to 6478
75+75
18 to 3460
65 to 7454
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Name Veterans % of Total
White5269.30%
Hispanic10216.32%
Black548.75%
2 or More4322.75%
Hawaiian4100.00%

Purcellville Veterans by Education

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2.23%

Veteran Poverty Rate

23.60%

Veteran Disability Rate

Purcellville Employment Status

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71.7%

Labor Force Participation

68.1%

Employment Rate

4.5%

Unemployment Rate

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Origin of Non-Citizens

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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40.70%

Born in Virginia

91.28%

Native Born

8.72%

Foreign Born

3.79%

Non Citizen

4.93%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

91.28% of Purcellville residents were born in the United States, with 40.70% having been born in Virginia. 3.79% 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
202010,5612682.60%
201910,2932682.67%
201810,025-8-0.08%
201710,0332682.74%
20169,7652742.89%
20159,4912873.12%
20149,2045806.73%
20138,6242913.49%
20128,3332723.37%
20118,0612603.33%
20107,8014,2178.09%
20003,5840.00%