LIVING IN PURCELL
Purcell is a somewhat small city located in the state of Oklahoma. With a population of 6,436 people and two constituent neighborhoods, Purcell is the 66th largest community in Oklahoma.
Purcell real estate is some of the most expensive in Oklahoma, although Purcell house values don’t compare to the most expensive real estate in the U.S.
Unlike some cities, Purcell isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Purcell are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Purcell is a city of sales and office workers, professionals, and service providers. There are especially a lot of people living in Purcell who work in office and administrative support (15.09%), sales jobs (10.78%), and food service (8.24%).
The city is relatively quiet, having a combination of lower population density and few of those groups of people who have a tendency to be noisy. For example, Purcell has relatively fewer families with younger children, and/or college students. Combined, this makes Purcell a pretty quiet place to live overall. If you like quiet, you will probably enjoy it here.
Being a small city, Purcell does not have a public transit system used by locals to get to and from work.
In terms of college education, the citizens of Purcell rank slightly lower than the national average. 16.04% of adults 25 and older in Purcell have a bachelor’s degree or advanced degree, while 21.84% of adults have a 4-year degree or higher in the average American community.
The per capita income in Purcell in 2010 was $22,185, which is upper middle income relative to Oklahoma, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $88,740 for a family of four. However, Purcell contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Purcell is a very ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Purcell home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Purcell residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Purcell also has a sizeable Hispanic population (people of Hispanic origin can be of any race). People of Hispanic or Latino origin account for 13.21% of the city’s residents. Important ancestries of people in Purcell include Irish, English, German, Dutch, and Polish.
The most common language spoken in Purcell is English. Other important languages spoken here include Spanish and Polish.