Purvis is a city located in Lamar County Mississippi. Purvis has a 2020 population of 2,434. It is also the county seat of Lamar County. Purvis is currently growing at a rate of 0.58% annually and its population has increased by 11.40% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 2,185 in 2010.
The average household income in Purvis is $43,653 with a poverty rate of 22.56%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $793 per month, and the median house value is $106,300. The median age in Purvis is 35.5 years, 25.8 years for males, and 46.5 years for females.
According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Purviswas:
The highest rate of high school graduation is among 2+ races people with a rate of 100.00%.
The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 13.61%.
99.50% of Purvis residents speak only English, while 0.50% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 0.50% of the population.
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The race most likely to be in poverty in Purvis is Multiple, with 96.88% below the poverty level.
The race least likely to be in poverty in Purvis is Other, with NaN% below the poverty level.
The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 14.42%. Among those working part-time, it was 13.43%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 17.84%.
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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.
Born in Purvis
100.00% of Purvis residents were born in the United States, with 80.57% 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.