Purdy is a very small city located in the state of Missouri. With a population of 1,099 people and just one neighborhood, Purdy is the 337th largest community in Missouri.
Occupations and Workforce
Because occupations involving physical labor dominate the local economy, Purdy is generally considered to be a blue-collar town. 54.58% of the Purdy workforce is employed in blue-collar occupations, compared to the national average of 27.7%. Overall, Purdy is a city of production and manufacturing workers, sales and office workers and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Purdy who work in sales jobs (10.45%), office and administrative support (8.32%) and maintenance occupations (7.46%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Compared to the rest of the country, citizens of Purdy spend much less time in their cars: on average, their commute to work is only 18.70 minutes. This also means that noise and pollution levels in the city are less than they would otherwise be.
As is often the case in a small city, Purdy doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.