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People

Total Population 1,416
Male Share of the Population 49.6%
Female Share of the Population 50.4%
Senior Citizens 15.5%
Employed Population 16+ 625
Age of the Population 35

Families

% of people married 48.8%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 8.2%
Median Earnings25+ $25,049
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $22,802
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,364

Wealth

Median Family Income $45,402
% Above Poverty Level 83.9%
% Below Poverty Level 16.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 16 minutes
% Working from Home 4.3%
% Walking and Biking to Work 2.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 22.8%
Median Gross Rent $506
Median House Value $69,800

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 46.5%
US/American 0%
English 6.7%
Irish 5.6%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Purdy Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 44 miles SW of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 124 miles E of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Barry
Standard Zip Codes 65734
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 36.817
Longitude -93.92

Purdy Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

Station MONETT 4 SW
Distance 4.3 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 88 F
Oct Temp 47 to 69 F
Annual Precip 44.9 inches
Station SELIGMAN
Distance 18.5 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 42 F
Apr Temp 42 to 66 F
Jul Temp 64 to 87 F
Oct Temp 44 to 69 F
Annual Precip 46.9 inches
Station GALENA 1 SW
Distance 24.2 miles
Jan Temp 20 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 69 F
Jul Temp 65 to 89 F
Oct Temp 44 to 71 F
Annual Precip 45 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Butterfield 483 $56,250
Exeter 786 $37,115
Fairview 336 $35,278

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

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Purdy High Schools

PURDY HIGH
201 S 3RD ST
417-744-3215
A Title I School.
Serves 190 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 12.1

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