Purcell is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 6,420 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Purcell is the 66th largest community in Oklahoma.
Purcell is neither predominantly blue-collar nor white-collar, instead having a mixed workforce of both blue-collar and white-collar jobs. Overall, Purcell is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Purcell who work in office and administrative support (15.74%), sales jobs (9.73%), and healthcare (9.42%).
As is often the case in a small city, Purcell doesn't have a public transportation system that people use for their commute.
The education level of Purcell citizens, measured as those with bachelor's degrees or advanced degrees, is similar to the national average for all American cities and towns. 18.30% of adults 25 and older in Purcell have a college degree.
The per capita income in Purcell in 2018 was $26,907, which is wealthy relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $107,628 for a family of four. However, Purcell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Purcell is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Purcell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Purcell residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Purcell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 17.90% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Purcell include Irish, German, English, European, and Scottish.
The most common language spoken in Purcell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.