Purdy, MO Profile: Facts & Data


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Purdy, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Purdy had a population of 1,127 as of July 1, 2018. 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.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Purdy: Winslow.

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Purdy, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2018)


Total Population 1,127
Population in Households 1,127
Population in Familes 937
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density2 1,747
Diversity Index3 66


Median Household Income $41,686
Average Household Income $47,116
Per Capita Income $17,068


Total Housing Units 460 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 254 (55.2%)
Renter Occupied HU 152 (33.0%)
Vacant Housing Units 54 (11.7%)
Median Home Value $91,057
Average Home Value $106,693


Total Households 406
Average Household Size 2.78
Family Households 278
Average Family Size 3
  1. Demographics are point estimates for July 1st of the current year and each for the forecast years. See References for more information.
  2. Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
  3. The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelihood 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.


2010-2018 2018-2023
Population 0.32% 0.21%
Households 0.21% 0.2%
Families 0.31% 0.07%
Median Household Income   1.19%
Per Capita Income   1.69%

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, 2018 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 # 352 66th
Population Density # 130 88th
Diversity Index # 14 99th
Median Household Income # 601 42nd
Per Capita Income # 955 8th

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