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Purcell, Missouri - Basic Facts

The City of Purcell had a population of 454 as of July 1, 2019.

The primary coordinate point for Purcell is located at latitude 37.2423 and longitude -94.4352 in Jasper County. The formal boundaries for the City of Purcell encompass a land area of 0.44 sq. miles and a water area of 0 sq. miles. Jasper County is in the Central time zone (GMT -6). The elevation is 965 feet.

The City of Purcell (GNIS ID: 2396292) 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 Purcell is located within Township of Mineral, a minor civil division (MCD) of Jasper County.


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Purcell, MO Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2019)

HOUSING AFFORDABILITY INDEX

Purcell, MO Housing Affordability Index is 314
State of Missouri Housing Affordability Index is 156
The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.

WEALTH INDEX

Purcell, MO Wealth Index is 91
State of Missouri Wealth Index is 82
The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

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POPULATION

Total Population 454
Population in Households 454
Population in Familes 396
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density 1,044
Diversity Index1 18
 

INCOME

Median Household Income $75,640
Average Household Income $84,931
Per Capita Income $30,997
Wealth Index3 91

HOUSING

Total Housing Units 180 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 135 (75.0%)
Renter Occupied HU 22 (12.2%)
Vacant Housing Units 23 (12.8%)
Median Home Value $135,000
Housing Affordability Index2 314
 

HOUSEHOLDS

Total Households 157
Average Household Size 2.89
Family Households 121
Average Family Size 3
NOTES
  1. 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.
  2. The Housing Affordability Index base is 100 and represents a balance point where a resident with a median household income can normally qualify to purchase a median price home. Values above 100 indicate increased affordability, while values below 100 indicate decreased affordability.
  3. The Wealth Index is based on a number of indicators of affluence including average household income and average net worth, but it also includes the value of material possessions and resources. It represents the wealth of the area relative to the national level. Values above or below 100 represent above-average wealth or below-average wealth compared to the national level.

GROWTH RATE / YEAR

2010-2019 2019-2024
Population 1.16% 0.95%
Households 1.09% 1.0%
Families 1.24% 0.81%
Median Household Income   0.94%
Per Capita Income   2.13%

Purcell, MO - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Purcell to the other 1,034 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in Missouri by rank and percentile using July 1, 2019 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 # 536 48th
Population Density # 339 67th
Diversity Index # 336 67th
Median Household Income # 89 91st
Per Capita Income # 167 84th

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