Government

Mayor
 Roger H. Herrin
Alderman Ward 1: Nancy Pylant
  Ward 2: Vernon Hartfield
  Ward 3: Allen Stuart
  Ward 4: John W. Jordan
  At-Large: Milton Bourn
 
Supervisor: Joe Bounds
City Hall:
136 Shelby Speights Dr., Purvis
Phone: 601-794-2472
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Purvis Mississippi Demographics
Subject Number Percent
SEX AND AGE
Total population 2,586 100.0
Under 5 years 183 7.1
5 to 9 years 167 6.5
10 to 14 years 180 7.0
15 to 19 years 195 7.5
20 to 24 years 143 5.5
25 to 29 years 142 5.5
30 to 34 years 145 5.6
35 to 39 years 144 5.6
40 to 44 years 126 4.9
45 to 49 years 126 4.9
50 to 54 years 162 6.3
55 to 59 years 159 6.1
60 to 64 years 126 4.9
65 to 69 years 104 4.0
70 to 74 years 113 4.4
75 to 79 years 103 4.0
80 to 84 years 117 4.5
85 years and over 151 5.8
Median age (years) 39.6 ( X )
16 years and over 2,020 78.1
18 years and over 1,942 75.1
21 years and over 1,834 70.9
62 years and over 657 25.4
65 years and over 588 22.7
Male population 1,235 47.8
Under 5 years 105 4.1
5 to 9 years 80 3.1
10 to 14 years 92 3.6
15 to 19 years 101 3.9
20 to 24 years 65 2.5
25 to 29 years 60 2.3
30 to 34 years 63 2.4
35 to 39 years 68 2.6
40 to 44 years 58 2.2
45 to 49 years 55 2.1
50 to 54 years 80 3.1
55 to 59 years 72 2.8
60 to 64 years 59 2.3
65 to 69 years 44 1.7
70 to 74 years 35 1.4
75 to 79 years 52 2.0
80 to 84 years 63 2.4
85 years and over 83 3.2
Median age (years) 38.6 ( X )
16 years and over 937 36.2
18 years and over 904 35.0
21 years and over 842 32.6
62 years and over 310 12.0
65 years and over 277 10.7
Female population 1,351 52.2
Under 5 years 78 3.0
5 to 9 years 87 3.4
10 to 14 years 88 3.4
15 to 19 years 94 3.6
20 to 24 years 78 3.0
25 to 29 years 82 3.2
30 to 34 years 82 3.2
35 to 39 years 76 2.9
40 to 44 years 68 2.6
45 to 49 years 71 2.7
50 to 54 years 82 3.2
55 to 59 years 87 3.4
60 to 64 years 67 2.6
65 to 69 years 60 2.3
70 to 74 years 78 3.0
75 to 79 years 51 2.0
80 to 84 years 54 2.1
85 years and over 68 2.6
Median age (years) 40.7 ( X )
16 years and over 1,083 41.9
18 years and over 1,038 40.1
21 years and over 992 38.4
62 years and over 347 13.4
65 years and over 311 12.0
RACE
Total population 2,586 100.0
One Race 2,563 99.1
White 1,142 44.2
Black or African American 1,321 51.1
American Indian and Alaska Native 3 0.1
Asian 8 0.3
Asian Indian 4 0.2
Chinese 4 0.2
Filipino 0 0.0
Japanese 0 0.0
Korean 0 0.0
Vietnamese 0 0.0
Other Asian [1] 0 0.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0
Native Hawaiian 0 0.0
Guamanian or Chamorro 0 0.0
Samoan 0 0.0
Other Pacific Islander [2] 0 0.0
Some Other Race 89 3.4
Two or More Races 23 0.9
White; American Indian and Alaska Native [3] 5 0.2
White; Asian [3] 1 0.0
White; Black or African American [3] 12 0.5
White; Some Other Race [3] 3 0.1
Race alone or in combination with one or more other races: [4]
White 1,164 45.0
Black or African American 1,335 51.6
American Indian and Alaska Native 9 0.3
Asian 10 0.4
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 0 0.0
Some Other Race 92 3.6
HISPANIC OR LATINO
Total population 2,586 100.0
Hispanic or Latino (of any race) 109 4.2
Mexican 30 1.2
Puerto Rican 0 0.0
Cuban 0 0.0
Other Hispanic or Latino [5] 79 3.1
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,477 95.8
HISPANIC OR LATINO AND RACE
Total population 2,586 100.0
Hispanic or Latino 109 4.2
White alone 12 0.5
Black or African American alone 5 0.2
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 0 0.0
Asian alone 0 0.0
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0
Some Other Race alone 87 3.4
Two or More Races 5 0.2
Not Hispanic or Latino 2,477 95.8
White alone 1,130 43.7
Black or African American alone 1,316 50.9
American Indian and Alaska Native alone 3 0.1
Asian alone 8 0.3
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone 0 0.0
Some Other Race alone 2 0.1
Two or More Races 18 0.7
RELATIONSHIP
Total population 2,586 100.0
In households 2,346 90.7
Householder 910 35.2
Spouse [6] 311 12.0
Child 716 27.7
Own child under 18 years 475 18.4
Other relatives 306 11.8
Under 18 years 158 6.1
65 years and over 22 0.9
Nonrelatives 103 4.0
Under 18 years 11 0.4
65 years and over 6 0.2
Unmarried partner 51 2.0
In group quarters 240 9.3
Institutionalized population 240 9.3
Male 168 6.5
Female 72 2.8
Noninstitutionalized population 0 0.0
Male 0 0.0
Female 0 0.0
HOUSEHOLDS BY TYPE
Total households 910 100.0
Family households (families) [7] 597 65.6
With own children under 18 years 244 26.8
Husband-wife family 311 34.2
With own children under 18 years 101 11.1
Male householder, no wife present 39 4.3
With own children under 18 years 13 1.4
Female householder, no husband present 247 27.1
With own children under 18 years 130 14.3
Nonfamily households [7] 313 34.4
Householder living alone 278 30.5
Male 95 10.4
65 years and over 34 3.7
Female 183 20.1
65 years and over 115 12.6
Households with individuals under 18 years 322 35.4
Households with individuals 65 years and over 295 32.4
Average household size 2.58 ( X )
Average family size [7] 3.23 ( X )
HOUSING OCCUPANCY
Total housing units 1,026 100.0
Occupied housing units 910 88.7
Vacant housing units 116 11.3
For rent 19 1.9
Rented, not occupied 2 0.2
For sale only 8 0.8
Sold, not occupied 0 0.0
For seasonal, recreational, or occasional use 10 1.0
All other vacants 77 7.5
Homeowner vacancy rate (percent) [8] 1.4 ( X )
Rental vacancy rate (percent) [9] 5.1 ( X )
HOUSING TENURE
Occupied housing units 910 100.0
Owner-occupied housing units 557 61.2
Population in owner-occupied housing units 1,458 ( X )
Average household size of owner-occupied units 2.62 ( X )
Renter-occupied housing units 353 38.8
Population in renter-occupied housing units 888 ( X )
Average household size of renter-occupied units 2.52 ( X )
Last Updated on Tuesday, 17 January 2012 13:43
 

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