Purvis, Mississippi Population 2020

2,345

Purvis is a city located in Mississippi. With a 2020 population of 2,345, it is the 92nd largest city in Mississippi and the 7046th largest city in the United States. Purvis is currently declining at a rate of -0.13% annually but its population has increased by 7.82% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,175 in 2010. Purvis reached it's highest population of 2,351 in 2018. Spanning over 4 miles, Purvis has a population density of 560 people per square mile.

The average household income in Purvis is $49,084 with a poverty rate of 27.12%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $808 per month, and the median house value is $103,700. The median age in Purvis is 32 years, 24.3 years for males, and 41.6 years for females. For every 100 females there are 102.0 males.

Purvis Demographics

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

  • White: 62.58%
  • Black or African American: 29.56%
  • Two or more races: 7.74%
  • Native American: 0.12%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Other race: 0.00%
The current population of Purvis, Mississippi is 2,345, based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 2,351.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 2,175.

Purvis, Mississippi Population 2020

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White1,56062.58%
Black or African American73729.56%
Two or More Races1937.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native30.12%

Purvis Population Pyramid 2020

Purvis Median Age

32


Total

24.3


Male

41.6


Female

Purvis Adults

There are 1,807 adults, (421 of whom are seniors) in Purvis.

Purvis Age Dependency

79.9

Age Dependency Ratio

30.4

Old Age Dependency Ratio

49.5

Child Dependency Ratio

Purvis Sex Ratio

Female

1,234

49.50%

Male

1,259

50.50%

Purvis Households and Families

Purvis Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

Purvis Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Married80.5%19.5%
Male64.7%35.3%
All57.6%42.4%
Non Family51.5%48.5%
Female29.3%70.7%

57.6%

Rate of Home Ownership

Type Count Average Size Owned
All8022.9657.6
Married2933.3880.5
Non Family2911.151.5
Female1844.6829.3
Male345.9764.7

3.9

Average Family Size

2.96

Average Household Size

5.6%

Unmarried (Opposite Sex)

0%

Unmarried (Same Sex)

Purvis Education

Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade815.08%
9th to 12th Grade734.58%
High School Graduate57936.30%
Some College39824.95%
Associates Degree20012.54%
Bachelors Degree19812.41%
Graduate Degree664.14%

Purvis Educational Attainment by Race

Name Total High School Bachelors
White1,079960195
Black46743669
Multiple Races3935
Hispanic77
Native American33

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 18.07%.

Name Average Male Female
Overall$25,897$30,511$21,023
Less Than High School$$25,078$6,630
High School Grad$23,403$30,500$
Some College$21,941$$19,375
Bachelors Degree$32,000$$32,000
Graduate Degree$44,643$$43,750

$25,897

Average Earnings

$30,511

Average Male

$21,023

Average Female

Purvis Language

Purvis Language by Age

Purvis Language

99.70% of Purvis residents speak only English, while 0.30% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.30% of the population.

Purvis Poverty

Purvis Poverty by Race

Name Total In Poverty Poverty Rate
Black68124636.12%
White1,42921314.91%
Multiple18617292.47%
Hispanic721216.67%

27.12%

Overall Poverty Rate

33.51%

Male Poverty Rate

21.02%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Purvis

The race most likely to be in poverty in Purvis is Multiple, with 92.47% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Purvis is White, with 14.91% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 9.69%. Among those working part-time, it was 24.95%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 24.60%.

Name Poverty
High School26.16%
Some College20.42%
Less Than High School12.10%
Bachelors or Greater3.79%
Name Poverty
Female Unemployed38.78%
Male Unemployed37.21%
Female Employed17.58%
Male Employed6.01%

Purvis Income

Purvis Income by Household Type

Name Median Mean
Households$30,192$49,084
Families$51,033$59,730
Married Families$64,226-
Non Families$25,022$26,270

Purvis Marital Status

Purvis Marital Status

Marriage Rates

35.0%

Overall Marriage Rate

39.2%

Male Marriage Rate

31.6%

Female Marriage Rate

Purvis Married by Age and Sex

Purvis Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is Over 65, while the female age group most likely to be married is Over 65.

Purvis Marital Status by Race

Purvis Veterans

156

Number of Veterans

156

Male Veterans

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam73
Second Gulf War60
First Gulf War18
Korea5
World War II
Age Group Veterans
65 to 7473
18 to 3448
35 to 5430
75+5
55 to 64
Name Veterans % of Total
White1028.42%
Black549.89%
Hispanic7100.00%

$Purvis Veterans by Education

26.92%

Veteran Poverty Rate

30.13%

Veteran Disability Rate

Purvis Employment Status

51.1%

Labor Force Participation

46.2%

Employment Rate

9.5%

Unemployment Rate

Purvis 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

75.13%

Born in Mississippi

100.00%

Native Born

0.00%

Foreign Born

0.00%

Non Citizen

Place of Birth

100.00% of Purvis residents were born in the United States, with 75.13% having been born in Mississippi. 0.00% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Europe.

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20202,345-3-0.13%
20192,348-3-0.13%
20182,351301.29%
20172,321-3-0.13%
20162,32440.17%
20152,320180.78%
20142,302220.96%
20132,280301.33%
20122,250271.21%
20112,223401.83%
20102,1830.00%