Purdy, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Purdy, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Purdy had a population of 1,092 as of July 1, 2015. Purdy ranks in the upper quartile for Population Density and Diversity Index when compared to the other cities, towns and Census Designated Places (CDPs) in Missouri. See peer rankings below.

The primary coordinate point for Purdy is located at latitude 36.8188 and longitude -93.9206 in Barry County. The formal boundaries for the City of Purdy (see map below) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Barry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,483 feet.

The City of Purdy (GNIS ID: 2396294) has a C1 Census Class Code which indicates an active incorporated place that does not serve as a county subdivision equivalent. It also has a Functional Status Code of "A" which identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions.

Beneath the boundary map are tables with Purdy population, income and housing data, five-year growth projections and peer comparisons for key demographic data. The estimates are for July 1, 2015.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Purdy: Winslow.

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Purdy, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2015)


Total Population 1,092
Population in Households 1,092
Population in Familes 914
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,693
Diversity Index2 62


Total Households 395
Average Household Size 2.76
Family Households 271
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 248 (54.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 57 (12.6%)
Median Home Value $83,333
Average Home Value $93,400


Median Household Income $31,999
Average Household Income $40,699
Per Capita Income $14,840
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population -0.1% -0.18%
Households -0.19% -0.2%
Families 0.0% -0.3%
Median Household Income   2.63%
Per Capita Income   2.81%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.

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Purdy, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Purdy to the other 1,032 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2015 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 355 66th
Population Density1 # 135 87th
Diversity Index2 # 17 98th
Median Household Income # 849 18th
Per Capita Income # 966 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE Missouri Census Data Comparison Tool.