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Pratt County, Kansas (KS)

County population in 2016: 9,778 (68% urban, 32% rural); it was 9,647 in 2000
County owner-occupied with a mortgage or a loan houses and condos in 2010: 1,468
County owner-occupied free and clear houses and condos in 2010: 1,377
County owner-occupied houses and condos in 2000: 2,908
Renter-occupied apartments: 1,111 (it was 1,055 in 2000)
% of renters here:

27%
State:

32%

Land area: 735 sq. mi.

Water area: 0.8 sq. mi.

Population density: 13 people per square mile   (low).

March 2019 cost of living index in Pratt County: 77.3 (low, U.S. average is 100)

Industries providing employment: Agriculture,forestry,fishing and hunting, and mining (30.8%), Educational, health and social services (30.0%), Professional, scientific, management, administrative, and waste management services (13.8%).

Type of workers:

  • Private wage or salary: 23%
  • Government: 13%
  • Self-employed, not incorporated: 63%
  • Unpaid family work: 2%
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  • Races in Pratt County, KS (2017)
    • 8,60789.2%White Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 7027.3%Hispanic or Latino
    • 2462.6%Two or more races
    • 850.9%American Indian and Alaska Native alone
    • 410.4%Black Non-Hispanic Alone
    • 280.3%Asian alone
Median resident age:

39.3 years
Kansas median age:

36.7 years
Males: 4,893  (50.0%)
Females: 4,885  (50.0%)
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Average household size:
Pratt County:

2.0 people
Kansas:

2 people

Estimated median household income in 2017: $51,602 ($35,529 in 1999)
This county:

$51,602
Kansas:

$56,422

Median contract rent in 2017 for apartments: $511 (lower quartile is $397, upper quartile is $670)
This county:

$511
State:

$636


Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $106,721 (it was $57,400 in 2000)
Pratt:

$106,721
Kansas:

$150,600
Lower value quartile - upper value quartile: $59,810 - $154,818
Median monthly housing costs for homes and condos with a mortgage: $1,097
Median monthly housing costs for units without a mortgage: $451

Institutionalized population: 150

Crime in 2005 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 0
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 11
  • Thefts: 30
  • Auto thefts: 4

Crime in 2004 (reported by the sheriff's office or county police, not the county total):

  • Murders: 0
  • Rapes: 0
  • Robberies: 1
  • Assaults: 3
  • Burglaries: 5
  • Thefts: 17
  • Auto thefts: 2
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Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 12 buildings, average cost: $120,500
  • 1998: 7 buildings, average cost: $103,400
  • 1999: 6 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2000: 6 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2001: 6 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2002: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2003: 5 buildings, average cost: $165,000
  • 2004: 4 buildings, average cost: $147,300
  • 2005: 4 buildings, average cost: $145,000
  • 2006: 5 buildings, average cost: $152,200
  • 2007: 7 buildings, average cost: $157,600
  • 2008: 4 buildings, average cost: $171,300
  • 2009: 3 buildings, average cost: $175,400
  • 2010: 1 building, cost: $180,000
  • 2011: 6 buildings, average cost: $67,100
  • 2012: 0 buildings
  • 2013: 0 buildings
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $183,000
  • 2016: 1 building, cost: $294,000
  • 2017: 1 building, cost: $294,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Pratt, KS residents
Average permit cost in Pratt, KS
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Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $2,027 (2.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,525 (1.8%)

Distribution of median household income in Pratt, KS in 2017
Distribution of house value in Pratt, KS in 2017
Distribution of rent paid by renters in Pratt, KS in 2017
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 11.8%
Pratt County:

11.8%
Kansas:

11.9%
(9.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 19.3% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 41.1% for American Indian residents, 32.8% for two or more races residents)

Median age of residents in 2017: 39.3 years old
(Males: 34.7 years old, Females: 43.3 years old)
(Median age for: White residents: 42.9 years old, Black residents: 19.0 years old, American Indian residents: 25.3 years old, Asian residents: 16.4 years old, Hispanic or Latino residents: 22.7 years old, Other race residents: 20.0 years old)

Fair market rent in 2006 for a 1-bedroom apartment in Pratt County is $379 a month.
Fair market rent for a 2-bedroom apartment is $497 a month.
Fair market rent for a 3-bedroom apartment is $644 a month.

Cities in this county include: Pratt, Iuka, Preston, Sawyer, Coats, Cullison, Byers.

Pratt County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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Neighboring counties: Mohave County, Arizona , Bath County, Virginia , Craig County, Virginia , Prowers County, Colorado , Rice County , Pulaski County, Missouri , Southampton County, Virginia , Webster County, Kentucky .

Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

3.0%
Kansas:

3.7%

Unemployment by year in Pratt, KS
County total employment by year in Pratt, KS
County average yearly wages by year in Pratt, KS

Current college students: 533
People 25 years of age or older with a high school degree or higher: 90.9%
People 25 years of age or older with a bachelor's degree or higher: 27.1%

Number of foreign born residents: 328 (19.7% naturalized citizens)

Pratt County:

3.4%
Whole state:

6.9%
Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • Year of entry for the foreign-born population
  • 942010 or later
  • 1282000 to 2009
  • 201990 to 1999
  • 191980 to 1989
  • 01970 to 1979
  • 19Before 1970

Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.1 minutes

Percentage of county residents living and working in this county: 87.4%

Pratt County marital status for males Pratt County marital status for females

Housing units in structures:

  • One, detached: 3,655
  • One, attached: 41
  • Two: 168
  • 3 or 4: 120
  • 5 to 9: 23
  • 10 to 19: 61
  • 20 to 49: 148
  • 50 or more: 101
  • Mobile homes: 237
  • Boats, RVs, vans, etc.: 6

Housing units in Pratt County with a mortgage: 1,061 (10 second mortgage, 39 home equity loan, 0 both second mortgage and home equity loan)
Houses without a mortgage: 1,555

Here:

50.0% with mortgage
State:

59.0% with mortgage

Religion statistics for Pratt County

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,95512
Catholic1,6551
Evangelical Protestant1,52412
Other1672
None4,355-
Pratt County Religion Details
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center.

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Pratt County:

3.19 / 10,000 pop.
State:

1.96 / 10,000 pop.


Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
This county:

1.06 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

0.51 / 10,000 pop.

Number of convenience stores (with gas): 6
Pratt County:

6.38 / 10,000 pop.
Kansas:

3.84 / 10,000 pop.

Number of full-service restaurants: 8
This county:

8.51 / 10,000 pop.
State:

7.33 / 10,000 pop.

Adult diabetes rate:
Pratt County:

9.5%
Kansas:

8.1%

Adult obesity rate:
Pratt County:

29.9%
State:

27.9%

Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Here:

14.1%
State:

13.4%

Agriculture in Pratt County:

Average size of farms: 848 acres
Average value of agricultural products sold per farm: $221,095
Average value of crops sold per acre for harvested cropland: $165.85
The value of nursery, greenhouse, floriculture, and sod as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 0.00%
The value of livestock, poultry, and their products as a percentage of the total market value of agricultural products sold: 70.05%
Average total farm production expenses per farm: $208,388
Harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 47.09%
Irrigated harvested cropland as a percentage of land in farms: 33.05%
Average market value of all machinery and equipment per farm: $157,866
The percentage of farms operated by a family or individual: 83.93%
Average age of principal farm operators: 57 years
Average number of cattle and calves per 100 acres of all land in farms: 12.79
Milk cows as a percentage of all cattle and calves: 0.01%
Corn for grain: 56911 harvested acres
All wheat for grain: 118867 harvested acres
Upland cotton: 5491 harvested acres
Soybeans for beans: 15132 harvested acres

Earthquake activity:

Pratt County-area historical earthquake activity is near Kansas state average. It is 62% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 2/15/1974 at 13:33:49, a magnitude 4.6 (4.5 MB, 4.6 LG, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 134.2 miles away from Pratt County center
On 9/15/1995 at 00:31:33, a magnitude 4.1 (3.8 LG, 4.1 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 53.9 miles away from the county center
On 6/16/1978 at 11:46:54, a magnitude 5.3 (4.4 MB, 4.6 UK, 5.3 ML, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 339.4 miles away from the county center
On 9/6/1997 at 23:38:00, a magnitude 4.5 (4.5 LG, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 243.2 miles away from the county center
On 8/10/2005 at 22:08:22, a magnitude 5.0 (5.0 MB, 4.7 MS, 5.0 MW, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 335.9 miles away from Pratt County center
On 4/28/1998 at 14:13:01, a magnitude 4.2 (3.9 MB, 4.2 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 199.0 miles away from the county center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML), surface-wave magnitude (MS), moment magnitude (MW)

Most recent natural disasters:

  • Kansas Severe Storms, Straight-line Winds, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: July 22, 2013 to August 16, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4150: October 22, 2013, FEMA Id: 4150, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood, Wind
  • Kansas Snowstorm, Incident Period: February 20, 2013 to February 23, 2013, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-4112: April 26, 2013, FEMA Id: 4112, Natural disaster type: Snowstorm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Flooding, and Tornadoes, Incident Period: May 22, 2008 to June 16, 2008, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1776: July 09, 2008, FEMA Id: 1776, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1741: February 01, 2008, FEMA Id: 1741, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Incident Period: December 06, 2007 to December 19, 2007, Emergency Declared EM-3282: December 12, 2007, FEMA Id: 3282, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm
  • Kansas Severe Storms, Tornadoes, and Flooding, Incident Period: May 04, 2007 to June 01, 2007, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1699: May 06, 2007, FEMA Id: 1699, Natural disaster type: Storm, Tornado, Flood
  • Kansas Hurricane Katrina Evacuation, Incident Period: September 01, 2005 to October 01, 2005, Emergency Declared EM-3236: September 10, 2005, FEMA Id: 3236, Natural disaster type: Hurricane
  • Kansas Severe Winter Storms, Heavy Rains, and Flooding, Incident Period: January 04, 2005 to January 06, 2005, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1579: February 08, 2005, FEMA Id: 1579, Natural disaster type: Winter Storm, Flood, Heavy Rain
  • Kansas Ice Storm, Incident Period: January 29, 2002 to February 15, 2002, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-1402: February 06, 2002, FEMA Id: 1402, Natural disaster type: Ice Storm
  • Kansas SEVERE STORMS, FLOODING, Incident Period: May 02, 1973, Major Disaster (Presidential) Declared DR-378: May 02, 1973, FEMA Id: 378, Natural disaster type: Storm, Flood

The number of natural disasters in Pratt County (10) is smaller than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 8
Emergencies Declared: 2
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Pratt

Means of transportation to work:

  • Drove a car alone: 4,115 (83.6%)
  • Carpooled: 412 (8.4%)
  • Taxicab, motorcycle, or other means: 109 (2.2%)
  • Walked: 135 (2.7%)
  • Worked at home: 141 (2.9%)
Class of Workers in 2017
Most common industries in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common industries for males in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (24%)
  • Retail trade (17%)
  • Educational services (13%)
  • Accommodation and food services (8%)
  • Other services, except public administration (4%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (3%)

Most common industries for females in 2017


  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Retail trade (18%)
  • Educational services (15%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (5%)
  • Finance and insurance (4%)
  • Real estate and rental and leasing (4%)

Most common occupations in 2017 (%)
Males Females
Most common occupations for males in 2017


  • Construction and extraction occupations (14%)
  • Management occupations (12%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (9%)
  • Material moving occupations (8%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Production occupations (6%)

Most common occupations for females in 2017


  • Office and administrative support occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (11%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)

Most common places of birth for foreign-born residents


  • Mexico (71%)
  • China, excluding Hong Kong and Taiwan (7%)
  • South Africa (4%)
  • Scotland (3%)
  • Canada (1%)
  • Germany (1%)
  • Korea (1%)

Most common first ancestries reported in Pratt County


  • German (32%)
  • American (15%)
  • English (5%)
  • Irish (4%)
  • Scottish (2%)
  • European (2%)
  • Scotch-Irish (2%)

Owners and renters by unit type
Breakdown of mean house values by ages of householders

People in group quarters in Pratt County, Kansas in 2000:

  • 179 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 59 people in nursing homes
  • 50 people in wards in general hospitals for patients who have no usual home elsewhere
  • 18 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 17 people in halfway houses

People in group quarters in Pratt County, Kansas in 2010:

  • 219 people in college/university student housing
  • 137 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 13 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 10 people in workers' group living quarters and job corps centers
Average gross adjusted income of non-migrant taxpayers in this county in 2010 was $61,873.

5.65% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($45,562 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.65%
Kansas average:

6.44%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries.
3.74% relocated from other counties in Kansas ($32,429 average AGI)
1.91% relocated from other states ($13,133 average AGI)
Pratt County:

1.91%
Kansas average:

3.30%

Residents relocating <b>from</b> other counties or countries


7.70% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($32,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.70%
Kansas average:

7.12%


10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries.
5.21% relocated to other counties in Kansas ($18,314 average AGI)
2.50% relocated to other states ($13,689 average AGI)
Pratt County:

2.50%
Kansas average:

3.97%

Residents relocating <b>to</b> other counties or countries

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Sedgwick County, KS  1.34% ($44,294 average AGI)

Births per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.6
Births per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.3

Births per 1000 population in Pratt County

Deaths per 1000 population from 1990 to 1999: 11.8
Deaths per 1000 population from 2000 to 2006: 12.5
Deaths per 1000 population from 2007 to 2014: 12.5

Deaths per 1000 population in Pratt County

Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 1990 to 1999: 7.7
Infant deaths per 1000 live births from 2000 to 2006: 10.3

Infant deaths per 1000 population in Pratt County
Population without health insurance coverage in 2013: 14.1%
Persons under 19 years old without health insurance coverage in 2013: 6.4%
Percentage of population without health insurance coverage in Pratt County
All 18-64 40-64 50-64 Under 19
Population without health insurance coverage in Pratt County
18-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pratt County
40-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pratt County
50-64 population without health insurance coverage in Pratt County
Population under 19 years without health insurance coverage in Pratt County

Persons enrolled in hospital insurance and/or supplemental medical insurance (Medicare) in July 1, 2007: 1,920 (1,705 aged, 215 disabled)
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2007: 188 (9%)
Persons enrolled in Medicare
Aged persons enrolled in Medicare
Disabled persons enrolled in Medicare

Most common underlying causes of death in Pratt County, Kansas in 1999 - 2014:

  • Atherosclerotic heart disease (152)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, unspecified (114)
  • Bronchus or lung, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (102)
  • Pneumonia, unspecified (74)
  • Stroke, not specified as haemorrhage or infarction (69)
  • Unspecified dementia (65)
  • Alzheimer's disease, unspecified (62)
  • Acute myocardial infarction, unspecified (61)
  • Congestive heart failure (55)
  • Breast, unspecified - Malignant neoplasms (39)

Population without health insurance coverage in 2000: 12%
Children under 18 without health insurance coverage in 2000: 10%

Short term general hospitals per 100,000 population in 2004: 10.62
Short term general hospital admissions per 100,000 population in 2004: 20,505
Short term general hospital beds per 100,000 population in 2004: 903
Emergency room visits per 100,000 population in 2004: 70,511

General practice office based MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,137
Medical specialist MDs per 100,000 population in 2005: 1,390
Dentists per 100,000 population in 1998: 21

Total births per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006 : 52
Total deaths per 100,000 population, July 2005 - July 2006: 95

Limited-service eating places per 100,000 population in 2005 : 21

Household type by relationship:

Households: 9,778
  • In family households: 7,659 (1,138 male householders, 1,273 female householders)
    1,895 spouses, 2,691 children (2,395 natural, 137 adopted, 159 stepchildren), 218 grandchildren, 90 brothers or sisters, 23 parents, 140 other relatives, 189 non-relatives
  • In nonfamily households: 1,721 (644 male householders (525 living alone)), 773 female householders (720 living alone)), 298 nonrelatives
  • In group quarters: 401

Size of family households: 1,404 2-persons, 308 3-persons, 297 4-persons, 209 5-persons, 111 6-persons, 99 7-or-more-persons.

Size of nonfamily households: 1,251 1-person, 104 2-persons, 67 3-persons.

1,489 married couples with children.
435 single-parent households (80 men, 355 women).

91.4% of residents of Pratt speak English at home.
8.3% of residents speak Spanish at home (67% speak English very well, 7% speak English well, 11% speak English not well, 15% don't speak English at all).
0.6% of residents speak other Indo-European language at home (95% speak English very well, 5% speak English well).
0.3% of residents speak Asian or Pacific Island language at home (81% speak English very well, 19% speak English well).

In fiscal year 2004:

Federal Government expenditure: $63,132,000 ($6,704 per capita)
Department of Defense expenditure: $1,058,000
Federal direct payments to individuals for retirement and disability: $26,886,000
Federal other direct payments to individuals: $18,243,000
Federal direct payments not to individuals: $9,979,000
Federal grants: $5,388,000
Federal procurement contracts: $526,000 ($46,000 Department of Defense)
Federal salaries and wages: $2,109,000 ($0,000 Department of Defense)
Federal Government direct loans: $1,410,000
Federal guaranteed/insured loans: $1,386,000
Federal Government insurance: $33,106,000

Population change from April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005:

Births: 578
Here:

61 per 1000 residents
State:

75 per 1000 residents

Deaths: 586
Here:

62 per 1000 residents
State:

47 per 1000 residents

Net international migration: +30
Here:

+3 per 1000 residents
State:

+14 per 1000 residents

Net internal migration: -156
Here -16 per 1000 residents
State -21 per 1000 residents
Population growth in Pratt County

Total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply: 1.50 millions of gallons per day (all from ground)

Median number of rooms in houses and condos:
Here:

6.9
State:

6.9

Median number of rooms in apartments:
Here:

4.3
State:

4.4

Year house built in Pratt County, Kansas
  • Year house built in Pratt County, Kansas
  • 02014 or later
  • 262010 to 2013
  • 1482000 to 2009
  • 3591990 to 1999
  • 3331980 to 1989
  • 4581970 to 1979
  • 5591960 to 1969
  • 6241950 to 1959
  • 4841940 to 1949
  • 1,4801939 or earlier
Rooms in houses/apartments in Pratt County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pratt County, Kansas
  • Rooms in owner-occupied houses in Pratt County, Kansas
  • 101 room
  • 72 rooms
  • 853 rooms
  • 2074 rooms
  • 4105 rooms
  • 3926 rooms
  • 4177 rooms
  • 3558 rooms
  • 7019+ rooms
Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pratt County, Kansas
  • Rooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pratt County, Kansas
  • 271 room
  • 392 rooms
  • 1893 rooms
  • 4214 rooms
  • 2115 rooms
  • 1576 rooms
  • 687 rooms
  • 658 rooms
  • 489+ rooms
Bedrooms in houses/apartments in Pratt County, Kansas
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pratt County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in owner-occupied houses in Pratt County, Kansas
  • 9no bedroom
  • 971 bedroom
  • 6702 bedrooms
  • 8853 bedrooms
  • 6364 bedrooms
  • 2745+ bedrooms
Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pratt County, Kansas
  • Bedrooms in renter-occupied apartments in Pratt County, Kansas
  • 38no bedroom
  • 3201 bedroom
  • 4912 bedrooms
  • 2583 bedrooms
  • 664 bedrooms
  • 575+ bedrooms
Cars and other vehicles available in Pratt County, Kansas in houses/condos/apartments
Owner-occupied Renter-occupied
Cars and other vehicles available in Pratt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pratt County in owner-occupied houses/condos
  • 66no vehicle
  • 5861 vehicle
  • 1,0392 vehicles
  • 5403 vehicles
  • 2584 vehicles
  • 895+ vehicles
Cars and other vehicles available in Pratt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • Cars and other vehicles available in Pratt County in renter-occupied apartments
  • 126no vehicle
  • 7561 vehicle
  • 2272 vehicles
  • 933 vehicles
  • 54 vehicles
  • 215+ vehicles

85.6% of Pratt County residents lived in the same house 1 years ago.
   Out of people who lived in different houses, 34% lived in this county.
   Out of people who lived in different counties, 66% lived in Kansas.

Pratt County:

85.6%
State average:

83.9%

Place of birth for U.S.-born residents:

  • This state: 7,081
  • Other state: 2,288
  • Northeast: 100
  • Midwest: 817
  • South: 804
  • West: 569
Year householders moved into unit in Pratt County, KS
Most commonly used house heating fuel in Pratt County
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos
  • 68.8%Utility gas
  • 16.1%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 11.0%Electricity
  • 3.3%Coal or coke
  • 1.8%Wood
  • 0.7%Other fuel
  • 0.3%No fuel used
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments
  • 68.2%Utility gas
  • 23.9%Electricity
  • 3.6%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 2.7%Other fuel
  • 1.5%No fuel used
  • 0.3%Wood
  • 0.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.

Private vs. public school enrollment:


Students in private schools in grades 1 to 8 (elementary and middle school): 84
Here:

9.9%
Kansas:

11.9%

Students in private schools in grades 9 to 12 (high school): 65
Here:

13.1%
Kansas:

10.4%

Students in private undergraduate colleges: 56
Here:

14.0%
Kansas:

14.4%

Educational Attainment
School Enrollment by Level of School
Age and Sex of Sensory-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Physically-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Mentally-Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Self-Care Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Go-Outside-Home Disabled Noninstitutionalized Residents
Age and Sex of Noninstitutionalized Residents with Employment Disability

Pratt County government finances - Expenditure in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,348,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $449,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,094,000
    General - Other: $2,613,000
    Health - Other: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $1,002,000
    Corrections - Other: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $419,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $364,000
    Central Staff Services: $346,000
    Hospitals: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $162,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $795,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $253,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,032,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $765,000
    Highways: $511,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,426,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,897,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,847,000

Pratt County government finances - Revenue in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,348,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $449,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,094,000
    General - Other: $2,613,000
    Health - Other: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $1,002,000
    Corrections - Other: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $419,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $364,000
    Central Staff Services: $346,000
    Hospitals: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $162,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $795,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $253,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,032,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $765,000
    Highways: $511,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,426,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,897,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,847,000

Pratt County government finances - Debt in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,348,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $449,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,094,000
    General - Other: $2,613,000
    Health - Other: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $1,002,000
    Corrections - Other: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $419,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $364,000
    Central Staff Services: $346,000
    Hospitals: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $162,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $795,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $253,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,032,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $765,000
    Highways: $511,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,426,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,897,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,847,000

Pratt County government finances - Cash and Securities in 2012:

  • Charges - Other: $1,348,000
    Solid Waste Management: $508,000
    Parks and Recreation: $11,000
  • Construction - Regular Highways: $449,000
    General - Other: $104,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $19,000
  • Current Operations - Regular Highways: $3,094,000
    General - Other: $2,613,000
    Health - Other: $1,543,000
    Police Protection: $1,002,000
    Corrections - Other: $594,000
    Solid Waste Management: $488,000
    Financial Administration: $419,000
    Judicial and Legal Services: $378,000
    Natural Resources - Other: $364,000
    Central Staff Services: $346,000
    Hospitals: $165,000
    General Public Buildings: $162,000
    Libraries: $54,000
    Parks and Recreation: $27,000
  • General - Interest on Debt: $32,000
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $795,000
  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,435,000
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $1,415,000
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $20,000
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue - Other: $118,000
    Interest Earnings: $50,000
    Donations From Private Sources: $21,000
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $253,000
    Parks and Recreation: $61,000
    Police Protection: $45,000
    Central Staff Services: $28,000
    Health - Other: $16,000
    Local Fire Protection: $12,000
  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $9,032,000
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $37,000
  • State Intergovernmental - Other: $765,000
    Highways: $511,000
    General Local Government Support: $3,000
  • Tax - Property: $8,426,000
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,897,000
    Other Selective Sales: $8,000
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $4,847,000

Supplemental Security Income (SSI) in 2006:

  • Total number of recipients: 111
  • Number of aged recipients: 12
  • Number of blind and disabled recipients: 99
  • Number of recipients under 18: 19
  • Number of recipients between 18 and 64: 73
  • Number of recipients older than 64: 19
  • Number of recipients also receiving OASDI: 47
  • Amount of payments (thousands of dollars): 43
Most common first names in Pratt County, KS among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
Mary6782.9 years
John6279.7 years
William5577.8 years
James4778.4 years
Charles3577.0 years
Helen3583.2 years
George3378.6 years
Robert3374.5 years
Harold2777.1 years
Edna2784.6 years
Most common last names in Pratt County, KS among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Smith3179.7 years
Johnson2883.2 years
Miller2278.8 years
Brown2276.7 years
Davis2178.6 years
Williams1881.4 years
Baker1685.4 years
Jones1578.6 years
Randle1483.8 years
Clark1481.1 years
Businesses in Pratt County, KS
NameCountNameCount
Ace Hardware1MasterBrand Cabinets2
Alco Stores1Maurices1
Chevrolet1McDonald's1
Comfort Suites1Pizza Hut1
Days Inn1RadioShack1
Econo Lodge1SONIC Drive-In1
FedEx2Sears1
Ford1Subway1
H&R Block1Super 81
Holiday Inn1Taco Bell1
KFC1U-Haul2
Kroger2UPS2
La-Z-Boy1Walmart1
Long John Silver's1