Purvis employment information

Income per capita$18,373$20,956$28,555
Median household income$39,688$39,464$53,482
Median income owner occupied$43,047$49,112$68,142
Median income renter occupied$32,188$23,702$33,219
Median earnings male$31,301$31,341$36,116
Median earnings female$16,442$21,815$25,692
Unemployment rate1.9%6.3%5.8%
Poverty level11.9%22.6%15.6%

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  • The income per capita in Purvis is 36% lower than the national average.
  • The median household income in Purvis is 26% lower than the national average.
  • Male median earnings are 41% higher than female median earnings.
  • The unemployment rate in Purvis is 67% lower than the national average.
  • The poverty level in Purvis is 24% lower than the national average.

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Purvis median earnings by income bracket

Purvis employment by industry

Labour TypeMaleFemale
Construction industry12.2%0.0%
Manufacturing sector8.1%0.0%
Financial & insurance services3.1%2.6%
Wholesale & retail services15.0%29.3%
Public administration4.3%2.6%
Transportation, warehousing & utilities17.4%0.0%
Education, health & social services8.1%35.0%

Nearby cities with high median household income

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Arnold Line, MS2,533$51,6054%
Petal, MS10,675$50,9555%
West Hattiesburg, MS6,853$44,26317%
Hattiesburg, MS46,629$27,82748%
Lumberton, MS2,148$18,94265%
Purvis, MS1,990$39,68826%

Cities with similar population

City, StatePopulationHousehold IncomeNational Avg.
Wesson, MS1,990$51,2504%
Merrimac, VA1,989$23,88955%
Riverside borough, PA1,991$65,75023%
Grandview Plaza, KS1,989$42,76920%
Nokesville, VA1,989$103,05693%
Purvis, MS1,990$39,68826%
Source: The Purvis, MS employment data displayed above is derived from the United States Census Bureau.