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People

Total Population 399
Male Share of the Population 45.9%
Female Share of the Population 54.1%
Senior Citizens 7.5%
Employed Population 16+ 145
Age of the Population 29

Families

% of people married 62%
Average household size 3

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 6.5%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $50,000
% Above Poverty Level 77.6%
% Below Poverty Level 22.4%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 25 minutes
% Working from Home %
% Walking and Biking to Work 0%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 15.7%
Median Gross Rent $850
Median House Value $70,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 27.1%
US/American 0%
English 1%
Irish 13%

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

Purcell Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 62 miles W of Springfield, Missouri (center to center)
Nearest Large City 114 miles NE of Tulsa, Oklahoma
County Jasper
Metro Area Joplin
P.O. Box Zip Codes 64857
Phone Area Codes 417
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 37.242
Longitude -94.435

Purcell 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 JOPLIN RGNL AP
Distance 7.3 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 42 F
Apr Temp 46 to 69 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 48 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46 inches
Station LAMAR
Distance 20.1 miles
Jan Temp 22 to 41 F
Apr Temp 45 to 68 F
Jul Temp 69 to 90 F
Oct Temp 46 to 71 F
Annual Precip 48.6 inches
Station LOCKWOOD
Distance 28.4 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 41 F
Apr Temp 43 to 67 F
Jul Temp 68 to 91 F
Oct Temp 47 to 71 F
Annual Precip 46.3 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Alba 503 $47,917
Brooklyn Heights 123 $44,583
Carterville 1,795 $36,830
Carytown 282 $59,464

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

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