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Population in 2012: 2,251 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +4.0%
 

Males: 1,014  (45.0%)
Females: 1,237  (55.0%)

Median resident age:  36.7 years
Mississippi median age:  35.1 years

Zip codes: 39475.

Estimated median household income in 2012: $38,659 (it was $30,938 in 2000)
Purvis:

$38,659
MS:

$37,095
Estimated per capita income in 2012: $17,793

Purvis city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2012: $84,262 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Purvis:

$84,262
MS:

$99,800
Mean prices in 2011: All housing units: $96,571; Detached houses: $101,302; Mobile homes: $13,534

Median gross rent in 2012: $819.

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  • White alone - 1,489 (68.5%)
  • Black alone - 586 (26.9%)
  • Hispanic - 52 (2.4%)
  • Two or more races - 26 (1.2%)
  • Asian alone - 13 (0.6%)
  • American Indian alone - 5 (0.2%)
  • Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone - 2 (0.09%)
  • Other race alone - 2 (0.09%)

Races in Purvis detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth


Mar. 2012 cost of living index in Purvis: 79.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)

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Ancestries: Irish (14.9%), United States (10.7%), German (9.4%), English (7.8%), Scotch-Irish (3.9%), French (2.3%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 381 feet

Land area: 3.93 square miles.

Population density: 573 people per square mile 
 
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For population 25 years and over in Purvis:

  • High school or higher: 84.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 19.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 6.2%
  • Unemployed: 4.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 26.9 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Purvis city:

  • Never married: 26.9%
  • Now married: 53.1%
  • Separated: 3.6%
  • Widowed: 6.5%
  • Divorced: 10.0%

15 residents are foreign born

This city:  0.7%
Mississippi:  1.9%



According to our research of Mississippi and other state lists there were 21 registered sex offenders living in Purvis, Mississippi as of December 18, 2014.
The ratio of number of residents in Purvis to the number of sex offenders is 107 to 1.


Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2012: $647 (0.7%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2012: $599 (0.7%)

Purvis satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Gulfport, MS (54.9 miles , pop. 71,127).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: New Orleans, LA (89.7 miles , pop. 484,674).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Houston, TX (368.8 miles , pop. 1,953,631).

Nearest cities: Lumberton, MS (3.2 miles ), West Hattiesburg, MS (3.5 miles ), Hattiesburg, MS (3.7 miles ), Arnold Line, MS (3.7 miles ), Glendale, MS (4.1 miles ), Rawls Springs, MS (4.1 miles ), Petal, MS (4.1 miles ), Sumrall, MS (4.6 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $53,100
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $80,400
  • 1999: 9 buildings, average cost: $48,900
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $66,000
  • 2001: 2 buildings, average cost: $64,300
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $78,400
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2004: 1 building, cost: $240,000
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 2006: 2 buildings, average cost: $115,000
  • 2007: 2 buildings, average cost: $76,800
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $137,500
  • 2009: 1 building, cost: $125,000
  • 2010: 2 buildings, average cost: $139,500
  • 2011: 3 buildings, average cost: $66,700
  • 2012: 1 building, cost: $80,000

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)


Latitude: 31.14 N, Longitude: 89.41 W

Area code: 601

Purvis household income distribution Purvis home values distribution


 

Crime rates in Purvis by Year
Type 2002 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011
Murders 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Robberies 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Assaults 010021
per 100,000 0.038.80.00.072.545.8
Burglaries 000050
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.0181.40.0
Thefts 0001110
per 100,000 0.00.00.037.0399.00.0
Auto thefts 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
Arson 000000
per 100,000 0.00.00.00.00.00.0
City-data.com crime rate (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 289.5) 0.08.10.01.544.99.5

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Crime rate in Purvis detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 11 (8 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

3.56
Mississippi average:

2.31

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Unemployment in July 2013:
Here:

5.9%
Mississippi:

8.6%

Unemployment by year (%)


Population change in the 1990s: -234 (-9.8%).

Most common industries in 2008-2012 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (20%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Manufacturing (13%)
  • Retail trade (10%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Other services, except public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Retail trade (23%)
  • Educational services (17%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Public administration (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (9%)
  • Wholesale trade (8%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
Most common occupations (%)
Males Females
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (8%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair occupations including supervisors (6%)
  • Other production occupations including supervisors (5%)
  • Other sales and related workers including supervisors (5%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (5%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (3%)
  • Cashiers (11%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers including supervisors (6%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary and middle school teachers (6%)
  • Material recording, scheduling, dispatching, and distributing workers (5%)
  • Information and record clerks except customer service representatives (4%)

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Tornado activity:

Purvis-area historical tornado activity is slightly above Mississippi state average. It is 207% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/28/1987, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.4 miles away from the Purvis city center killed 6 people and injured 350 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

On 5/7/1982, a category F3 (max. wind speeds 158-206 mph) tornado 13.3 miles away from the city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Purvis-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Mississippi state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/16/1993 at 10:54:32, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 75.6 miles away from the city center
On 3/25/1996 at 14:15:50, a magnitude 3.5 (3.5 LG, 3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 81.0 miles away from Purvis center
On 3/22/2005 at 08:11:50, a magnitude 3.3 (3.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 92.8 miles away from the city center
On 5/16/2008 at 18:39:14, a magnitude 3.1 (3.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 83.4 miles away from the city center
On 12/20/2005 at 00:52:20, a magnitude 3.0 (3.0 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 98.6 miles away from Purvis center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Lamar County (10) is near the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 7
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Hurricanes: 7, Tornadoes: 2, Storms: 2, Drought: 1, Flood: 1, Freeze: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
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Birthplace of: Lacey Chabert - Child actor.


Hospital/medical center in Purvis:

  • SOUTH MISSISSIPPI STATE HOSPITAL (Hospital, 823 HIGHWAY 589)

Other hospitals/medical centers near Purvis:

  • WINDHAM HOUSE OF HATTIESBURG (Nursing Home, about 13 miles away; HATTIESBURG, MS)
  • CAMELLIA HOME HEALTH AND HOSPICE (Home Health Center, about 13 miles away; HATTIESBURG, MS)
  • CAMELLIA HOSPICE (Hospital, about 13 miles away; HATTIESBURG, MS)

Political contributions by individuals in Purvis, MS

Amtrak station near Purvis:

  • 15 miles: HATTIESBURG (308 NEWMAN ST.) . Services: enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for taxi service.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Purvis:

  • William Carey University (about 14 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; Full-time enrollment: 2,298)
  • University of Southern Mississippi (about 14 miles; Hattiesburg, MS; FT enrollment: 12,146)
  • Pearl River Community College (about 23 miles; Poplarville, MS; FT enrollment: 3,893)
  • Mississippi Gulf Coast Community College (about 30 miles; Perkinston, MS; FT enrollment: 6,824)
  • Jones County Junior College (about 34 miles; Ellisville, MS; FT enrollment: 4,027)
  • Southeastern Louisiana University (about 77 miles; Hammond, LA; FT enrollment: 11,652)
  • Copiah-Lincoln Community College (about 77 miles; Wesson, MS; FT enrollment: 3,079)

Public high school in Purvis:

Private high school in Purvis:

  • LAMAR CHRISTIAN SCHOOL (Students: 369; Location: 62 PURVIS OLOH RD; Grades: PK - 12)

Public elementary/middle schools in Purvis:

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Library in Purvis:

  • LAMAR COUNTY LIBRARY SYSTEM (Operating income: $745,133; Location: 122 SHELBY SPEIGHTS DRIVE; 53,528 books; 1,928 audio materials; 3,595 video materials; 3 local licensed databases; 53 state licensed databases; 206 print serial subscriptions)

User submitted facts and corrections:

  • Lamar Christian School serves K4-12, is accredited and hosts 365 students. The Purvis High School mascot is the Tornado. In 1908, Purvis was completely wiped off the map by a tornado. At that time, Purvis was as large as it's closest big city - Hattiesburg.

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Notable locations in Purvis: Lamar County Industrial Park (A), Purvis Fire Department (B), Purvis Fire Department Administration (C), Lamar County Sheriff's Department (D), Purvis Police Department (E), Purvis City Hall (F). Display/hide their locations on the map

Churches in Purvis include: First Baptist Church (A), Purvis United Methodist Church (B), Bethlehem Missionary Baptist Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemeteries: Fillingame Cemetery (1), Purvis Cemetery (2). Display/hide their locations on the map

Park in Purvis: Bennetts Memorial Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Court: Lamar County - Justice Court Judge (217 Pecan Street).

 
Lamar County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level less than 2 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Low Potential
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AQI  PM2.5

Air Quality Index (AQI)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2010 was 36.2. This is about average.
City:

36.2
U.S.:

32.0
Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µ/m3] level in 2010 was 11.1. This is about average. Closest monitor was 14.4 miles away from the city center.
City:

11.1
U.S.:

9.6

Drinking water stations with addresses in Purvis that have no violations reported:

  • WONDERLAND R. V. PARK (Serves TN, Population served: 90, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)

Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2012: 16.2%
(12.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 25.1% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 43.5% for two or more races residents)

Average household size:
This city:  2.6 people
Mississippi:  2.6 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  69.9%
Whole state:  69.0%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  4.7%
Whole state:  5.7%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.4% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.4% of all households

Detailed information about poverty and poor residents in Purvis, MS

130 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities in 2010
68 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups) in 2000

Purvis compared to Mississippi state average:

Purvis, Mississippi environmental map by EPA

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  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.


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Banks with branches in Purvis (2011 data):

  • The First, A National Banking Association: Purvis Branch at 631 Highway 589, branch established on 1996/11/18. Info updated 2011/10/07: Bank assets: $679.9 mil, Deposits: $567.3 mil, headquarters in Hattiesburg, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 20 total offices, Holding Company: First Bancshares, Inc., The
  • Hancock Bank: Purvis Branch at 4 Highway 589, branch established on 1955/01/01. Info updated 2011/06/14: Bank assets: $4,988.4 mil, Deposits: $4,121.5 mil, headquarters in Gulfport, MS, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 81 total offices, Holding Company: Hancock Holding Company

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School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2012


Purvis travel time to work - commute


Purvis mode of transportation to work chart

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (57%)
  • Utility gas (40%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (3%)

Presidential Elections Results

1996 2000 2008 2012

1996 Presidential Elections Results

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2012 Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Purvis city (based on Lamar County data)

Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 43.91%
Here43.9%
USA50.2%

Adherents


Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations

NameSouthern Baptist ConventionUnited Methodist ChurchBaptist Missionary Association of AmericaInterstate and Foreign Landmark Missionary Baptist AssociationCatholic Church
Adherents62.0%11.3%10.0%6.1%5.3%
Congregations34.5%20.0%10.9%14.5%1.8%
NameLDS (Mormon) ChurchChurch of God (Cleveland, Tennessee)Muslim EstimateAmerican Baptist AssociationOther
Adherents2.2%1.5%1.0%0.4%0.4%
Congregations1.8%5.5%1.8%1.8%7.3%
Source: Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.
Tables represent county-level data.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 6
Lamar County:

1.26 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

2.08 / 10,000 pop.
Number of supercenters and club stores: 2
This county:

0.42 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.24 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Lamar County:

0.21 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

0.80 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 27
Here:

5.67 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

6.36 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 32
Here:

6.72 / 10,000 pop.
Mississippi:

5.03 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
Lamar County:

9.9%
State:

12.3%
Adult obesity rate:
Lamar County:

31.7%
State:

33.1%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

15.9%
Mississippi:

14.4%

Local government employment and payroll (March 2007)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Other Government Administration 9$13,505$18,0070$0
Judicial and Legal 5$6,228$14,9470$0
Police Protection - Officers 9$20,225$26,9670$0
Police - Other 2$3,206$19,2361$148
Streets and Highways 5$10,229$24,5500$0
Water Supply 1$2,838$34,0560$0
Totals for Government 31$56,231$21,7671$148


13.89% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($39,989 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

13.89%
Mississippi average:

7.82%

0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($379 average AGI)
Lamar County:

0.12%
Mississippi average:

0.09%


Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
from Forrest County, MS  4.05% ($32,317 average AGI)
from Harrison County, MS  0.67% ($38,092)
from Marion County, MS  0.41% ($31,400)


11.54% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($38,431 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

11.54%
Mississippi average:

8.35%

0.07% of residents moved to foreign countries ($111 average AGI)
Lamar County:

0.07%
Mississippi average:

0.08%


Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
to Forrest County, MS  3.73% ($33,565 average AGI)
to Marion County, MS  0.45% ($26,703)
to Jones County, MS  0.33% ($37,064)

Strongest AM radio stations in Purvis:

  • WSJC (810 AM; 50 kW; MAGEE, MS; Owner: FAMILY TALK RADIO)
  • WBKH (950 AM; 5 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: SOUTHERN AIR COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WEEZ (890 AM; daytime; 10 kW; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WRPM (1530 AM; daytime; 10 kW; POPLARVILLE, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERS)
  • WOMN (1110 AM; daytime; 30 kW; FRANKLINTON, LA; Owner: PITTMAN BROADCASTING SERVICES, LLC.)
  • WIGG (1420 AM; 5 kW; WIGGINS, MS; Owner: TRALYN BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWL (870 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: ENTERCOM NEW ORLEANS LICENSE, LLC)
  • WLNO (1060 AM; 50 kW; NEW ORLEANS, LA; Owner: COMMUNICOM CO. OF LOUISIANA, L.P.)
  • WJNT (1180 AM; 50 kW; PEARL, MS; Owner: BUCHANAN BROADCASTING CO., INC.)
  • WFOR (1400 AM; 1 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WASG (550 AM; 25 kW; ATMORE, AL; Owner: 550 AM, INC)
  • WORV (1580 AM; 1 kW; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CIRCUIT BROADCASTING CO.)
  • WTNI (1640 AM; 10 kW; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)

Strongest FM radio stations in Purvis:

  • WNSL (100.3 FM; LAUREL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WXRR (104.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WZKX (107.9 FM; BAY ST. LOUIS, MS; Owner: DOWDY & DOWDY PARTNERSHIP)
  • WAII (89.3 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • WMAH-FM (90.3 FM; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TV)
  • WUSW (103.7 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WZNF (95.3 FM; LUMBERTON, MS; Owner: JMD, INC.)
  • WAOY (91.7 FM; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION, INC.)
  • WZLD (106.3 FM; PETAL, MS; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • WUSM-FM (88.5 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI)
  • WJMG (92.1 FM; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: CIRCUIT B/CTING CO. OF HATTIESBURG)
  • WFMM (97.3 FM; SUMRALL, MS; Owner: TELESOUTH COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WBBN (95.9 FM; TAYLORSVILLE, MS; Owner: BLAKENEY COMMUNICATIONS, INC)
  • WKNZ (107.1 FM; COLLINS, MS; Owner: RADIO BROADCASTERS, L.L.C.)

TV broadcast stations around Purvis:

  • W32CN (Channel 32; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)
  • WHLT (Channel 22; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: MEDIA GENERAL COMMUNICATIONS, INC.)
  • WMAH-TV (Channel 19; BILOXI, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR EDUCATIONAL TELEVISION)
  • WLOX (Channel 13; BILOXI, MS; Owner: LIBCO, INC.)
  • WDAM-TV (Channel 7; LAUREL, MS; Owner: WDAM LICENSE SUBSIDIARY, INC.)
  • W47BP (Channel 47; HATTIESBURG, MS; Owner: MISSISSIPPI AUTHORITY FOR ED. TV.)
  • WXXV-TV (Channel 25; GULFPORT, MS; Owner: MORRIS NETWORK OF MISSISSIPPI, INC.)
  • W26BR (Channel 26; MERIDIAN, MS; Owner: MS COMMUNICATIONS, LLC)

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2011 (per 100,000 population)

Purvis, Mississippi:
  • Fatal accident count: 6
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 10
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 1
  • Fatalities: 7
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 16
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 0
Mississippi average:
  • Fatal accident count: 87
  • Vehicles involved in fatal accidents: 131
  • Fatal accidents caused by drunken drivers: 16
  • Fatalities: 96
  • Persons involved in fatal accidents: 216
  • Pedestrians involved in fatal accidents: 8

Purvis fatal accident list:

Oct 17, 2009 02:42 PM, Sr-589, Lat: 31.14333333, Lon: -89.38862778, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 4, Fatalities: 1
Dec 17, 2001 06:49 AM, Us-11s, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
Dec 13, 1996 05:55 PM, Us 11, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 5, Fatalities: 1, Drunken drivers: 1
Aug 13, 1993 02:21 AM, Ms 589, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
Jul 23, 1988 02:46 AM, 310733, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Aug 13, 1984 06:47 PM, 370023, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1
Oct 26, 1982 06:45 AM, 370023, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1


National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
Number of bridges: 2
Total length: 26 meters (85ft)
Total average daily traffic: 13,400
Total average daily truck traffic: 1,186
Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic: 20,100

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Purvis)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

113 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers:

1
  • .08km Nw Jct Jude Yawn & Oloh To Purvis Rds (Lat: 31.220444 Lon: -89.514222), Type: Tower, Structure height: 137 m, Overall height: 143 m, Call Sign: WQJP276
    Assigned Frequencies: 858.487 MHz
    Grant Date: 05/13/2008, Expiration Date: 12/11/2012, Cancellation Date: 06/28/2012, Certifier: Robin J Cohen
    Registrant: Sprint Nextel Corporation, 12502 Sunrise Valley Drive, M/S: Varesa0209, Reston, VA 20196, Phone: (703) 433-4000, Fax: (703) 433-4483

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

5
  • City Hall 136 Shelby Speights Dr (Lat: 31.146000 Lon: -89.412556), Call Sign: KNGL845, Licensee ID: L00044789
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.055 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/05/1998, Expiration Date: 04/25/2003, Cancellation Date: 05/10/2002
    Registrant: City Of Purvis, Purvis, MS 39475
  • 16.4 Mi S Hattiesburg 8.6 Mi Se (Lat: 31.068528 Lon: -89.295889), Type: Tower, Structure height: 61 m, Call Sign: KBN361
    Assigned Frequencies: 33.2600 MHz, 48.6600 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/15/2012, Expiration Date: 03/02/2022, Certifier: Kathi Clemons
    Registrant: El Paso - Tennessee Gas Pipeline, 569 Brookwood Village, Suite 501, Birmingham, AL 35209, Phone: (205) 325-3513, Fax: (205) 325-3730, Email:
  • Clyde Lofton Rd S/O J D Broome Rd (Lat: 31.256111 Lon: -89.591944), Type: Tower, Structure height: 89.9 m, Call Sign: KEJ923
    Assigned Frequencies: 152.960 MHz, 153.380 MHz
    Grant Date: 01/23/2012, Expiration Date: 01/08/2022
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, LLC, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Email:
  • 135 Front St (Lat: 31.141833 Lon: -89.412000), Call Sign: KKS728
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.130 MHz, 158.220 MHz
    Grant Date: 09/02/1998, Expiration Date: 10/14/2003, Cancellation Date: 07/29/2002
    Registrant: Mcdermott, Will & Emery, 600 13th Street, Nw, Washington, DC 20005-3096, Phone: (202) 756-8281, Fax: (202) 756-8087, Email:
  • Okahola Community 5.5 Mi N (Lat: 31.231278 Lon: -89.391167), Type: Bant, Structure height: 30 m, Call Sign: WCH573
    Assigned Frequencies: 153.605 MHz, 158.175 MHz, 160.110 MHz
    Grant Date: 02/06/2012, Expiration Date: 01/27/2022
    Registrant: Mona Lee & Associates, 3730 Kirby Drive, Suite 1200, Pmb 165, Houston, TX 77098, Phone: (832) 230-1809, Fax: (713) 831-6899, Email:

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

63 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Purvis)

FAA Registered Aircraft:

3
  • Aircraft: CESSNA CLAASSEN 305A(0-1A) (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 99 mph), Engine: CONT MOTOR O-470 SERIES (230 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 64278 , Serial Number: 23204, Year manufactured: 1951, Airworthiness Date: 07/22/1974
    Registrant (Individual): Daniel F Simmons, Po Box 894, Purvis, MS 39475
  • Aircraft: LAWRENCE LARRY E RANS S-12XL (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX 582DCDI (65 HP) (2 Cycle)
    N-Number: 6536Z , Serial Number: 03010930, Year manufactured: 2001, Airworthiness Date: 05/10/2007
    Registrant (Individual): Walter C Baird, 6 Bayberry Loop, Purvis, MS 39475
  • Aircraft: MONTEIRO HUBERT A MERLIN GT (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds), Engine: ROTAX SEE BOMBADIER (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 7077G , Serial Number: 01, Year manufactured: 2004, Airworthiness Date: 04/30/2004
    Registrant (Individual): James L Lee, 54 Morgan Ln, Purvis, MS 39475



Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
G) Loans On Manufactured
Home Dwelling (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED2$181,3852$110,1058$116,2601$16,1201$79,6301$27,770
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$00$00$00$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED1$106,9501$61,9802$120,8051$20,3800$01$35,610
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$02$127,5900$00$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$55,7400$00$00$0

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2008
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
B) Refinancings
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$204,0301$144,730
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$00$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$0

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0204.00

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 300
  • Hazardous Condition: 14
  • Good Intent Call: 18

Incident types - Purvis


See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Purvis, MS

Most common first names in Purvis, MS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
James7970.8 years
Mary4874.4 years
William4672.5 years
John4569.3 years
Robert2767.7 years
Charles2768.7 years
Thomas2175.1 years
Annie1978.0 years
George1773.6 years
Willie1776.0 years
Most common last names in Purvis, MS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Anderson3773.6 years
Davis3771.2 years
Johnson3481.0 years
Hartfield2875.5 years
Slade2575.1 years
Jones2474.8 years
Smith2374.9 years
Parker2274.6 years
Jackson2174.4 years
Lee2175.7 years
Businesses in Purvis, MS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1McDonald's1
AutoZone1Pizza Hut1
Domino's Pizza1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx1Subway1
H&R Block1
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