Puryear, TN Population

By | June 29, 2019

Population: 667. Estimated population in 2021: 670 (+0.4% change)
Males: 320 (48.0%), Females: 347 (52.0%)

Henry County

Zip code: 38251

Median resident age: 41.0 years
Median household income: $28,750
Median house value: $60,500

Races in Puryear:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.4%)
  • Black (2.7%)
  • Hispanic (0.7%)
  • Two or more races (0.6%)

Ancestries: United States (21.9%), German (9.9%), English (9.7%), Irish (8.2%), Scottish (2.5%), Dutch (2.2%).

Elevation: 608 feet

Land area: 0.9 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Puryear

  • High school or higher: 66.5%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 6.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 2.3%
  • Unemployed: 8.2%
  • Mean travel time to work: 23.4 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Puryear city

  • Never married: 14.7%
  • Now married: 64.4%
  • Separated: 0.5%
  • Widowed: 9.2%
  • Divorced: 11.2%

2.2% Foreign born (1.0% North America, 0.6% Europe, 0.6% Latin America).

Population change in the 1990s: -358 (-34.9%).

Hospitals

Hospitals/medical centers near Puryear:

  • HENRY COUNTY MEDICAL CENTER (about 10 miles; PARIS, TN)
  • MURRAY-CALLOWAY CO HOSP (about 13 miles; MURRAY, KY)
  • METHODIST HEALTHCARE-MCKENZIE HOSPITAL (about 26 miles; MC KENZIE, TN)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Puryear:

  • BARKLEY REGIONAL (about 52 miles; PADUCAH, KY; Abbreviation: PAH)
  • CAMPBELL AAF (about 61 miles; FORT CAMPBELL/HOPKINSVILLE, KY; Abbreviation: HOP)
  • MC KELLAR-SIPES REGIONAL (about 71 miles; JACKSON, TN; Abbreviation: MKL)
Other public-use airports nearest to Puryear:

  • HENRY COUNTY (about 8 miles; PARIS, TN; Abbreviation: PHT)
  • KYLE-OAKLEY FIELD (about 15 miles; MURRAY, KY; Abbreviation: CEY)
  • CARROLL COUNTY (about 27 miles; HUNTINGDON, TN; Abbreviation: HZD)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Puryear:

  • MURRAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 13 miles; MURRAY, KY; Full-time enrollment: 7,676)
  • THE UNIVERSITY OF TENNESSEE-MARTIN (about 31 miles; MARTIN, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,131)
  • UNION UNIVERSITY (about 62 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,144)
  • JACKSON STATE COMMUNITY COLLEGE (about 67 miles; JACKSON, TN; Full-time enrollment: 2,534)
  • AUSTIN PEAY STATE UNIVERSITY (about 69 miles; CLARKSVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 5,744)
  • TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY (about 105 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 7,346)
  • NASHVILLE STATE TECHNICAL INSTITUTE (about 105 miles; NASHVILLE, TN; Full-time enrollment: 3,642)
Public primary/middle school in Puryear:

  • PURYEAR ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 375; Location: 215 COLLEGE ST; Grades: PK – 08)

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