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Overview

Introduction to Pratt, Kansas

Pratt, Kansas, in Pratt county, is 76 miles W of Wichita, Kansas.

Pratt History

Pratt is in Pratt County, which was founded on February 26, 1867. Pratt was named in honor of Caleb S. Pratt, who was a Bostonian and a 2nd Lieutenant for the Union at the time of Civil War. Previously, the area was a hunting ground for the Kiowa Indians.

Pratt and nearby Attractions

  • Rock Island Park
  • Pratt County Historical Museum
  • Carry Nation Home
  • Lemon Park

Things To Do In Pratt

Tourists in Pratt can visit several parks such as the Lemon Park, Rock Island Park, and Sixth Street Park. Pratt County Historical Museum is also worth visiting. Carry Nation Home is another historical site where you can spend leisure hours. Golf lovers can spend their free hours at the Park Hills Country Club.

Pratt Transportation

Great Bend Municipal Airport is the nearest airport.

Pratt Higher Education

Pratt Community College is located in Pratt. Other higher education institutes that are nearby Pratt include Barton County Community College, Hutchinson Community College, Fort Hays State University, and Wichita State University.

Demographics

People

Total Population6,879
Male Share of the Population47.9%
Female Share of the Population52.1%
Senior Citizens17.5%
Employed Population 16+3,072
Age of the Population36

Families

% of people married46.1%
Average household size2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher22.9%
Median Earnings25+$28,568
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification$16,215
Median Earnings With High School Degree$21,500

Wealth

Median Family Income$58,667
% Above Poverty Level83.7%
% Below Poverty Level16.3%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time13 minutes
% Working from Home1.4%
% Walking and Biking to Work1.9%
% Using Public Transportation%

Housing

People Living Alone37.3%
Median Gross Rent$680
Median House Value$80,500

Ancestry

German30.5%
Other(often includes Hispanic and African American)20.1%
Irish10%
English9.1%
French Except Basque2.9%
Scottish2.4%
Dutch2.4%
Russian2.2%
Italian1.9%
Swedish1.2%
Czech0.6%
Romanian0.6%
Norwegian0.5%
Danishn0.4%
Swiss0.3%
Austrian0.3%
Ukrainian0.2%
Welsh0.1%
Australian0.1%
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Pratt Almanac

CategoryValue
County Pratt County
Standard Zip Codes67124
Phone Area Codes620
Time ZoneAmerica/Chicago
Approximate Latitude37.64
Approximate Longitude-98.73

Pratt Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)

StationPRATT 4 W
Distance4.4 miles
Jan Temp20 to 44 F
Apr Temp42 to 70 F
Jul Temp66 to 94 F
Oct Temp45 to 73 F
Annual Precip27.8 inches
StationMEDICINE LODGE
Distance26.6 miles
Jan Temp18 to 43 F
Apr Temp41 to 69 F
Jul Temp67 to 94 F
Oct Temp44 to 72 F
Annual Precip28.5 inches
StationCOLDWATER
Distance41.9 miles
Jan Temp21 to 45 F
Apr Temp43 to 71 F
Jul Temp68 to 94 F
Oct Temp46 to 73 F
Annual Precip26.1 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

LocationPopulationMedian Family Income
Coats143$40,625
Cunningham401$67,500
Haviland739$51,167
Iuka232$62,083
Sawyer115$53,750
Turon335$44,167

Pratt Public Libraries

Pratt Public Library
401 S. JACKSON
Pratt, Kansas
(620) 672-3041

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Pratt Hospitals

Pratt Regional Medical Center
(Non-profit)
200 Commodore St
(620) 450-1160

Pratt Public Schools

Liberty Middle School
300 S Iuka
ZIP: 67124
(620) 672-4530
Middle
Total Enrollment 334
Pratt Sr High
400 S Hamilton
ZIP: 67124
(620) 672-4540
High
Total Enrollment 415
Sawyer Virtual Academy
20269 W Highway 54
ZIP: 67124
(620) 672-5651
Other
Total Enrollment 14
Skyline Elem
20269 W Highway 54
ZIP: 67124
(620) 672-5651
Primary
Total Enrollment 310
Skyline High
20269 W. Hwy 54
ZIP: 67124
(620) 672-5651
High
Total Enrollment 97
Southwest Elem
1100 W. 8th
ZIP: 67124
(620) 672-4520
Primary
Total Enrollment 443

Pratt Private Schools

Sacred Heart School
330 N Oak St
ZIP: 67124
Elementary
Total Enrollment 39
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