Purdy, Washington Population 2024

1,408

Purdy is a city located in Pierce County Washington. Purdy has a 2024 population of 1,408. Purdy is currently declining at a rate of -0.49% annually and its population has decreased by -8.03% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,531 in 2020.

The average household income in Purdy is $110,273 with a poverty rate of 1.34%. The median age in Purdy is 60.6 years: 52 years for males, and 64 years for females.

Purdy Demographics

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

  • White: 84.32%
  • Two or more races: 7.45%
  • Other race: 4.43%
  • Asian: 3.59%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.21%
  • Black or African American: 0%
  • Native American: 0%
Land Area (mi²)
2.4 sq mi
Density (mi²)
585.0/sq mi
Growth Since 2020
-8.03% (-123)
The current population of Purdy, Washington is 1,408 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates (released May 2024). The last official US Census in 2020 recorded the population at 1,531.

Population by Race

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Race
Population
Percentage (of total)
White1,19984.32%
Two or more races1067.45%
Other race634.43%
Asian513.59%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander30.21%
Black or African American00%
Native American00%

White

Two or more races

Other race

Asian

Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander

Black or African American

Native American

Purdy Population by Race

Purdy Population Pyramid 2024

Purdy Median Age

60.6

Total

52

Male

64

Female

Purdy Adults

There are 1,187 adults, (581 of whom are seniors) in Purdy.

Purdy Age Dependency

134.7

Age Dependency Ratio

95.9

Old Age Dependency Ratio

38.8

Child Dependency Ratio

Purdy Sex Ratio

Female77754.64%
Male64545.36%

Purdy Population by Age

Purdy Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Household Type
Count
Average Size
Owner
Renter
All6302.2576.323.7
Married3252.5998.51.5
Non Family1591.258317
Female1232.1723.676.4
Male234.830100

2.58

Average Family Size

2.25

Average Household Size

76.3%

Rate of Home Ownership

Married

Male

Female

NonFamily

owner

renter

Purdy Households and Families

Male

Female

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Education Attained
Count
Percentage
9th to 12th Grade706%
Associates Degree12510.72%
Bachelors Degree24320.84%
Graduate Degree1129.61%
High School Graduate33728.9%
Less Than 9th Grade00%
Some College27923.93%

Less Than 9th Grade

9th to 12th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Associates Degree

Bachelors Degree

Graduate Degree

Purdy Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Purdy Educational Attainment by Race

High School Graduation Rate

Bachelors Rate

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Race
Total
High School
Bachelors
White949905319
Hispanic14211911
Other Race63630
2+ Races454520
Asian323210
Islander300

The highest rate of high school graduation is among asian people with a rate of 100%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among 2+ races people with a rate of 44.44%.

Purdy Educational Attainment by Race

All

Male

Female

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Name
Average
Male
Female
Bachelors Degree$0$63,654$123,204
Graduate Degree$94,310$0$94,423
High School Graduate$39,786$39,429$0
Less Than 9th Grade$78,424$0$0
Overall$61,094$60,078$83,295
Some College$47,250$0$50,350

$61,094

Average Earnings

$60,078

Average Male

$83,295

Average Female

Purdy Earnings by Educational Attainment

Purdy Language by Age

Only English

Spanish

Other Indo-European Languages

Asian and Pacific Island Languages

Other Languages

Purdy Language

91.64% of Purdy residents speak only English, while 8.36% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 6.71% of the population.

Purdy Language

Purdy Poverty by Race

rate

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Name
Total
In Poverty
Poverty Rate
Hispanic185115.95%
Multiple106109.43%
Islander33100%

1.34%

Overall Poverty Rate

1.71%

Male Poverty Rate

1.03%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Purdy

The race most likely to be in poverty in Purdy is Islander, with 100% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Purdy is Hispanic, with 5.95% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 2.29%. Among those working part-time, it was 3.46%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 0%.

Purdy Poverty

rate

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Rate
Poverty
Bachelors or Greater4.51%
Less Than 9th Grade4.29%
High School0%
Some College0%

Purdy Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate
Poverty
Female Employed3.05%
Male Employed1.6%
Male Unemployed0%
Female Unemployed0%

Purdy Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Purdy Income by Household Type

Households

Families

MarriedFamilies

NonFamilies

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Name
Median
Mean
Families$119,567$128,572
Households$83,952$110,273
Married Families$119,760$-999,999,999
Non Families$44,866$55,658

mean

median

Income by Household Type

Purdy Marital Status

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Marriage Rates

57.7%

Overall Marriage Rate

58.3%

Male Marriage Rate

57.3%

Female Marriage Rate

Purdy Married by Age and Sex

male

female

Purdy Marriage

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

Purdy Marital Status by Race

Married

Widowed

Divorced

Separated

NeverMarried

Purdy Marital Status

Second Gulf War

First Gulf War

Vietnam

Korea

World War II

177

Number of Veterans

158

Male Veterans

19

Female Veterans

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War
Veterans
Vietnam78
First Gulf War59
Second Gulf War22
Korea0
World War II0

Purdy Veterans by War

count

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Age Group
Veterans
65 to 7474
35 to 5459
75+30
55 to 6414
18 to 340

Purdy Veterans by Age

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Name
Veterans
% of Total
White15514.85%
Asian2268.75%

Purdy Veterans by Race

Purdy Veterans by Education

Less Than 9th Grade

High School Graduate

Some College

Bachelors or Greater

0%

Veteran Poverty Rate

13.56%

Veteran Disability Rate

Purdy Veterans by Education

LaborForceParticipation

50.5%

Labor Force Participation

45.6%

Employment Rate

9.6%

Unemployment Rate

Purdy Employment by Age

LaborForceParticipation

Purdy Employment by Race

LaborForceParticipation

Purdy Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

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

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

Europe

Asia

Africa

Oceania

Latin America

North America

52.11%

Born in Purdy

92.62%

Native Born

7.38%

Foreign Born

0%

Non Citizen

7.38%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

92.62% of Purdy residents were born in the United States, with 52.11% having been born in Washington. 0% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Latin America.

Purdy Place of Birth

Note: data after 2022 is projected based on recent change

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Year
Population
Growth
Growth Rate
20241,408-7-0.49%
20231,415-7-0.49%
20221,422-7-0.49%
20211,429-102-6.66%
20201,531926.39%
20191,439-243-14.45%
20181,68259554.74%
20171,087181.68%
20161,069-5-0.47%
20151,074-155-12.61%
20141,22910.08%
20131,228-111-8.29%
20121,33912310.12%
20111,216-328-21.24%
20101,54400%

Purdy Population by Year