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Pratt County, Kansas
Map of Kansas highlighting Pratt County
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the U.S. highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the U.S.
Seat Pratt
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

736 sq mi (1,906 km²)
735 sq mi (1,904 km²)
1 sq mi (2 km²), 0.10%
PopulationEst.
 - (2005)
 - Density

9,496
12.9/sq mi (5.0/km²)
Founded February 26, 1867
Time zone Central: UTC-6/-5
Pratt county kansas courthouse 2009.jpg
Pratt County Courthouse in Pratt

Pratt County (standard abbreviation: PR) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population was 9,647. The largest city and county seat is Pratt.

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Law and government

Following amendment to the Kansas Constitution in 1986, the county remained a prohibition, or "dry", county until 2000, when voters approved the sale of alcoholic liquor by the individual drink with a 30% food sales requirement.[1]

Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 736 square miles (1,906 km²), of which, 735 square miles (1,904 km²) of it is land and 1 square miles (2 km²) of it (0.10%) is water.

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Adjacent counties

Demographics

Historical populations
Census Pop.  %±
1900 7,085
1910 11,156 57.5%
1920 12,909 15.7%
1930 13,312 3.1%
1940 12,348 −7.2%
1950 12,156 −1.6%
1960 12,122 −0.3%
1970 10,056 −17.0%
1980 10,275 2.2%
1990 9,702 −5.6%
2000 9,647 −0.6%

As of the census[2] of 2000, there were 9,647 people, 3,963 households, and 2,639 families residing in the county. The population density was 13 people per square mile (5/km²). There were 4,633 housing units at an average density of 6 per square mile (2/km²). The racial makeup of the county was 95.28% White, 0.98% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.73% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 3.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There were 3,963 households out of which 30.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.70% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.40% were non-families. 30.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,529, and the median income for a family was $43,156. Males had a median income of $31,138 versus $20,679 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,906. About 6.70% of families and 9.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.50% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Pratt County from KDOT (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Townships

Pratt County is divided into seven townships. The city of Pratt is considered governmentally independent and is excluded from the census figures for the townships. In the following table, the population center is the largest city (or cities) included in that township's population total, if it is of a significant size.

Sources: 2000 U.S. Gazetteer from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Township No. 6 71223 565 1 (4) 381 (147) 1 (0) 0.17% 37°44′25″N 98°33′55″W / 37.74028°N 98.56528°W / 37.74028; -98.56528
Township No. 7 71228 366 3 (7) 136 (52) 0 (0) 0.02% 37°45′20″N 98°43′49″W / 37.75556°N 98.73028°W / 37.75556; -98.73028
Township No. 8 71233 181 1 (2) 197 (76) 0 (0) 0 % 37°47′3″N 98°53′42″W / 37.78417°N 98.895°W / 37.78417; -98.895
Township No. 9 71238 317 1 (2) 379 (146) 0 (0) 0.05% 37°37′59″N 98°54′7″W / 37.63306°N 98.90194°W / 37.63306; -98.90194
Township No. 10 71242 191 1 (3) 188 (73) 0 (0) 0.01% 37°30′45″N 98°52′17″W / 37.5125°N 98.87139°W / 37.5125; -98.87139
Township No. 11 71245 496 2 (5) 281 (109) 0 (0) 0.06% 37°30′44″N 98°38′21″W / 37.51222°N 98.63917°W / 37.51222; -98.63917
Township No. 12 71248 961 3 (8) 321 (124) 1 (0) 0.19% 37°37′44″N 98°40′52″W / 37.62889°N 98.68111°W / 37.62889; -98.68111

Education

Unified school districts

  • Pratt USD 382
  • Skyline USD 438

See also

Information on this and other counties in Kansas

Other information for Kansas

References

  1. ^ "Map of Wet and Dry Counties". Alcoholic Beverage Control, Kansas Department of Revenue. November 2006. http://www.ksrevenue.org/abcwetdrymap.htm. Retrieved 2007-12-26.  
  2. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

External links

General county information
County Level Data

Genealogy

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Pratt County, Kansas
Map
File:Map of Kansas highlighting Pratt County.png
Location in the state of Kansas
Map of the USA highlighting Kansas
Kansas's location in the USA
Statistics
Founded February 26, 1867
Seat Pratt
Area
 - Total
 - Land
 - Water

 sq mikm²)
 sq mi ( km²)
 sq mi ( km²), 0.10%
wikipedia:Population
 - (2005)
 - Density

9496
Time zone Central : UTC-6/-5

Pratt County (standard abbreviation: PR) is a county located in the U.S. state of Kansas. As of 2000, the population is 9,647. The largest city and county seat is Pratt.

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Geography

According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the county has a total area of 1,906 km² (736 sq mi). 1,904 km² (735 sq mi) of it is land and 2 km² (1 sq mi) of it (0.10%) is water.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

As of the census² of 2000, there were 9,647 people, 3,963 households, and 2,639 families residing in the county. The population density was 5/km² (13/sq mi). There were 4,633 housing units at an average density of 2/km² (6/sq mi). The racial makeup of the county was 95.28% White, 0.98% Black or African American, 0.35% Native American, 0.55% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 1.73% from other races, and 1.07% from two or more races. 3.09% of the population were Hispanic or Latino of any race.

Age pyramid

There were 3,963 households out of which 30.00% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.70% were married couples living together, 7.50% had a female householder with no husband present, and 33.40% were non-families. 30.40% of all households were made up of individuals and 14.60% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.35 and the average family size was 2.93.

In the county the population was spread out with 24.50% under the age of 18, 9.40% from 18 to 24, 24.00% from 25 to 44, 22.80% from 45 to 64, and 19.20% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 40 years. For every 100 females there were 94.00 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 91.30 males.

The median income for a household in the county was $35,529, and the median income for a family was $43,156. Males had a median income of $31,138 versus $20,679 for females. The per capita income for the county was $17,906. About 6.70% of families and 9.40% of the population were below the poverty line, including 11.50% of those under age 18 and 8.90% of those age 65 or over.

Cities and towns

Map of Pratt County from KDOT (map legend)

Incorporated cities

Name and population (2004 estimate):

Townships

Pratt County is divided into seven townships. The city of Pratt is considered governmentally independent and is excluded from the census figures for the townships. In the following table, the population center is the largest city (or cities) included in that township's population total, if it is of a significant size.

Sources: 2000 U.S. Gazetteer from the U.S. Census Bureau.
Township FIPS Population
center
Population Population
density
/km² (/sq mi)
Land area
km² (sq mi)
Water area
km² (sq mi)
Water % Geographic coordinates
Township No. 6 71223 565 1 (4) 381 (147) 1 (0) 0.17% 37°44′25″N, 98°33′55″W
Township No. 7 71228 366 3 (7) 136 (52) 0 (0) 0.02% 37°45′20″N, 98°43′49″W
Township No. 8 71233 181 1 (2) 197 (76) 0 (0) 0 % 37°47′3″N, 98°53′42″W
Township No. 9 71238 317 1 (2) 379 (146) 0 (0) 0.05% 37°37′59″N, 98°54′7″W
Township No. 10 71242 191 1 (3) 188 (73) 0 (0) 0.01% 37°30′45″N, 98°52′17″W
Township No. 11 71245 496 2 (5) 281 (109) 0 (0) 0.06% 37°30′44″N, 98°38′21″W
Township No. 12 71248 961 3 (8) 321 (124) 1 (0) 0.19% 37°37′44″N, 98°40′52″W

Education

Unified school districts

  • Pratt USD 382
  • Skyline USD 438

See also

Information on this and other counties in Kansas

Other information for Kansas

  • List of cities in Kansas
  • List of unified school districts in Kansas
  • List of colleges and universities in Kansas

External links

General county information
County Level Data
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