Purvis is a very small city located in the state of Mississippi. With a population of 2,335 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Purvis is the 110th largest community in Mississippi.
Purvis real estate is some of the most expensive in Mississippi, although Purvis house values don't compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Purvis isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Purvis are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Purvis is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Purvis who work in office and administrative support (18.12%), sales jobs (17.54%), and maintenance occupations (7.43%).
As is often the case in a small city, Purvis doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The population of Purvis overall has a level of education that is slightly above the US average for all US cities and towns of 21.84%. Of adults 25 and older in Purvis, 22.58% have at least a bachelor's degree.
The per capita income in Purvis in 2010 was $16,808, which is middle income relative to Mississippi, and low income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $67,232 for a family of four. However, Purvis contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Purvis is an extremely ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Purvis home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Purvis residents report their race to be White, followed by Black or African-American. Important ancestries of people in Purvis include English, German, Scottish, and Italian.
The most common language spoken in Purvis is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Portuguese.