Purdy, MO Profile: Facts, Map & Data


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Purdy, Missouri - Basic Facts

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The City of Purdy had a population of 1,116 as of July 1, 2016. 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.

The City of Purdy is located within Township of Purdy, a minor civil division (MCD) of Barry County.

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, 2016.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Purdy: Winslow.

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Purdy, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2016)


Total Population 1,116
Population in Households 1,116
Population in Familes 933
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,730
Diversity Index2 64


Total Households 402
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 276
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 455 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 251 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (33.4%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (11.6%)
Median Home Value $88,525
Average Home Value $104,800


Median Household Income $37,112
Average Household Income $43,613
Per Capita Income $15,836
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2015 2015-2020
Population 0.26% 0.04%
Households 0.12% 0.0%
Families 0.29% -0.07%
Median Household Income   1.78%
Per Capita Income   1.43%
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.

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, 2016 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 # 353 66th
Population Density1 # 131 87th
Diversity Index2 # 16 99th
Median Household Income # 656 36th
Per Capita Income # 943 9th

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