Pratt County, Kansas

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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.

Adjacent counties

Demographics

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.

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