Purvis is located in south Mississippi. Purvis is part of Lamar County. Purvis has 3.88 square miles of land area and 0.01 square miles of water area. As of 2010-2014, the total Purvis population is 1,990, which has shrunk 8.04% since 2000. The population growth rate is much lower than the state average rate of 4.91% and is much lower than the national average rate of 11.61%. Purvis median household income is $39,688 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 28.28% since 2000. The income growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 25.96% and is about the same as the national average rate of 27.36%. Purvis median house value is $89,800 in 2010-2014 and has grown by 57.54% since 2000. The house value growth rate is higher than the state average rate of 41.18% and is higher than the national average rate of 46.91%. As a reference, the national Consumer Price Index (CPI) inflation rate for the same period is 26.63%. On average, the public school district that covers Purvis is much better than the state average in quality. The Purvis area code is 601.