Pratt, West Virginia

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Pratt, West Virginia

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High Points

Pratt strengths, compared to Peers (similar size places nationally) or State (other places in West Virginia):

Category Trophy
People in Middle Class or Better
(vs. State)
Top 4% trophy Pratt People in Middle Class or Better
Low Rate of Poverty
(vs. State)
Top 7% Pratt Low Rate of Poverty
Public Transportation Use
(vs. Peers)
Top 12% Pratt Public Transportation Use
Well-Paid Single Men
(vs. State)
Top 15% Pratt Well-Paid Single Men
Well-Paid Single Women
(vs. State)
Top 17% Pratt Well-Paid Single Women

Comparative Profile of Pratt, West Virginia

Comparing Pratt to similar size places nationwide (Peers) and to other places in West Virginia (State):

Ratings range from 1 (lowest) to 10 (highest).

The People

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Age of the Population 9 8
Senior Citizens 9 8
Well-Paid Single Women 8 9
Female Share of the Population 8 4
Well-Paid Single Men 6 9
Male Share of the Population 4 7
Racial Diversity 3 4
Children Under 5 Years Old 1 1


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Portion of People Married 6 9
Average Household Size 3 7


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
People in Middle Class or Better 8 10
College Educated Adults 7 7
People Above Poverty 6 10
Median Family Income 6 8

Commute & Sprawl

Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Working at Home 9 10
Public Transportation Use 9 8
Walking and Biking to Work 5 5
Short Commute Times 2 2


Characteristic Compared
to Peers
to State
Affordability of Property Taxes 8 3
Affordability of Rents 6 3
People Living Alone 5 2
Studio & One-Bedroom Rentals 5 4
Housing Recently Built 5 7
Seasonal and Vacation Housing 1 1

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Pratt Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 16 miles SE of Charleston, West Virginia (center to center)
Nearest Large City 149 miles SE of Columbus, Ohio
County Kanawha
Metro Area Charleston
P.O. Box Zip Codes 25162
Phone Area Codes 304
Time Zone Eastern (-5 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 38.21
Longitude -81.384

Pratt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Distance 1.2 miles
Jan Temp 25 to 43 F
Apr Temp 41 to 67 F
Jul Temp 66 to 86 F
Oct Temp 47 to 68 F
Annual Precip 45.2 inches
Distance 16.1 miles
Jan Temp 24 to 43 F
Apr Temp 42 to 67 F
Jul Temp 63 to 85 F
Oct Temp 43 to 67 F
Annual Precip 44 inches
Distance 19.1 miles
Jan Temp 21 to 42 F
Apr Temp 38 to 67 F
Jul Temp 62 to 87 F
Oct Temp 41 to 69 F
Annual Precip 48.4 inches
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Pratt Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 551 100%
Male 259 47%
Female 292 53%
Under 18 105 19.1%
18+ 446 80.9%
65+ 119 21.6%
Median Age 42.8
Average Family Size 2.79
White 540 98%
African-American 3 0.5%
Asian 1 0.2%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 1 0.2%
Mixed Race 6 1.1%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 2 0.4%

Estimated Pratt Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 535
Growth -16
Growth % -2.9%

Pratt Ancestry

(From 2000 Census, as reported by individuals)

Note: This is national, not racial, ancestry, so, e.g., the Census doesn't have categories for Hispanic and African-American people. CityTownInfo is currently gathering additional ancestry data for this site.
Ancestry Percent
US/American 24.6%
English 15.4%
German 13.5%
Other (often includes Hispanic and African American) 13.2%
Irish 12.3%
Italian 7.7%
Dutch 4.9%
Scotch-Irish 2.2%
British 1.8%
Lebanese 0.9%
Scottish 0.9%
European 0.6%
Hungarian 0.6%
Polish 0.6%
Welsh 0.6%
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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Pratt 551 $42,115
Cedar Grove 862 $27,604
East Bank 933 $39,545
Glasgow 783 $40,500
Handley 362 $26,250
Montgomery 1,942 $32,000
Smithers 904 $27,734
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