Pratt County

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Pratt County, Kansas

PO Box 885
Pratt, KS 67124
Phone: (620) 672-4115
Fax: (620) 672-9541
www.prattcounty.org

In south-central KS, west of Wichita; established Feb 26, 1867. The county was fradulently organized with no bona fide settlers at the time. Official recognition was given in 1879. Name Origin: For Lt. Caleb Pratt (?-1861), Union officer killed at battle of Wilson's Creek, MO

Area (sq mi):: 735.76 (land 734.99; water 0.76) Population per square mile: 12.90
Population 2005: 9,496 State rank: 45 Population change: 2000-20005 -1.60%; 1990-2000 -0.60% Population 2000: 9,647 (White 94.30%; Black or African American 1.00%; Hispanic or Latino 3.10%; Asian 0.50%; Other 3.20%). Foreign born: 1.20%. Median age: 40.20
Income 2000: per capita $17,906; median household $35,529; Population below poverty level: 9.40% Personal per capita income (2000-2003): $24,562-$25,639
Unemployment (2004): 3.50% Unemployment change (from 2000): 1.50% Median travel time to work: 13.10 minutes Working outside county of residence: 12.60%
Cities with population over 10,000: None
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