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Purcell is a city in Jasper County, in the Joplin metro area.
The latitude of Purcell is 37.242N. The longitude is -94.435W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 965 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 357.
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21% of Purcell residents report German ancestry, and 14% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Purcell ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Purcell was $10,866, compared with $21,587 nationally.
4% of Purcell residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Purcell, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $300. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $614.
Jasper County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Purcell political report.
The average commute time for Purcell workers is 21 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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