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Purdy, Missouri - Basic Facts

Purdy is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the City of Purdy.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Barry County at latitude 36.8173 and longitude -93.9208. Barry County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 1,483 feet.

The formal boundaries for the City of Purdy (see map) encompass a land area of 0.64 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Purdy: Winslow.

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Purdy, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 1,104
Population in Households 1,104
Population in Familes 924
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 1,711
Diversity Index2 61


Total Households 399
Average Household Size 2.77
Family Households 274
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 452 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 252 (55.8%)
Renter Occupied HU 147 (32.5%)
Vacant Housing Units 53 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $79,457
Average Home Value $86,706


Median Household Income $32,780
Average Household Income $40,759
Per Capita Income $14,850
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.13% -0.13%
Households 0.0% -0.15%
Families 0.26% -0.29%
Median Household Income   2.26%
Per Capita Income   1.58%
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, 2014 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 # 356 66th
Population Density1 # 129 88th
Diversity Index2 # 18 98th
Median Household Income # 820 21st
Per Capita Income # 967 6th

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