Pratt, West Virginia

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Pratt is a town in Kanawha County, West Virginia, United States, along the Kanawha River. The population was 551 at the 2000 census.

Geography

Pratt is located at 38°12′26″N 81°23′14″W / 38.20722°N 81.38722°W / 38.20722; -81.38722 (38.207149, -81.387354)[3].

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 0.8 km² (0.3 mi²), all land.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 551 people, 239 households, and 163 families residing in the town. The population density was 733.6/km² (1,911.8/mi²). There were 251 housing units at an average density of 334.2/km² (870.9/mi²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.00% White, 0.54% African American, 0.18% Asian, 0.18% from other races, and 1.09% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.36% of the population.

There were 239 households out of which 23.8% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 54.4% were married couples living together, 10.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 31.4% were non-families. 28.5% of all households were made up of individuals and 16.3% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.31 and the average family size was 2.79.

In the town the population was spread out with 19.1% under the age of 18, 7.1% from 18 to 24, 27.0% from 25 to 44, 25.2% from 45 to 64, and 21.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 88.7 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 82.0 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $37,500, and the median income for a family was $42,115. Males had a median income of $31,500 versus $25,208 for females. The per capita income for the town was $18,773. About 5.4% of families and 9.4% of the population were below the poverty line, including 17.1% of those under age 18 and 5.2% of those age 65 or over.

References

http://townofpratt.com/

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