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Pratt, West Virginia - Basic Facts

Pratt is the common name for the community and surrounding area while the formal official name is the Town of Pratt.

It is an incorporated place (Class Code P1) located in Kanawha County at latitude 38.2101 and longitude -81.384. Kanawha County is in the Eastern time zone (GMT -5). The elevation is 633 feet.

The formal boundaries for the Town of Pratt (see map) encompass a land area of 0.29 sq. miles and a water area of 0.01 sq. miles.

Alternate Unofficial Names for Pratt: Clifton, Dego.

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Pratt, WV Data & Demographics (As of July 1, 2014)


Total Population 602
Population in Households 602
Population in Familes 466
Population in Group Qrtrs 0
Population Density1 2,102
Diversity Index2 31


Total Households 249
Average Household Size 2.42
Family Households 156
Average Family Size 3


Total Housing Units 280 (100%)
Owner Occupied HU 148 (52.9%)
Renter Occupied HU 101 (36.1%)
Vacant Housing Units 31 (11.1%)
Median Home Value $74,074
Average Home Value $88,176


Median Household Income $25,617
Average Household Income $34,603
Per Capita Income $14,849
  (Compound Annual Growth Rates)


2010-2014 2014-2019
Population 0.0% -0.03%
Households 0.09% 0.0%
Families -1.59% -0.13%
Median Household Income   2.61%
Per Capita Income   2.53%
1) Population Density = Total Population per square mile.
2) The Diversity Index is a scale of 0 to 100 that represents the likelyhood that two persons, chosen at random from the same area, belong to different race or ethnic groups. If an area's entire population belongs to one race AND one ethnic group, then the area has zero diversity. An area's diversity index increases to 100 when the population is evenly divided into two or more race/ethnic groups.
Based on Census 2010 counts, the Diversity Index for the United States was 60.6 and it is expected to increase to 64.8 by July 1, 2018.


Pratt, WV - Peer Comparisons by Rank and Percentile

The table below compares Pratt to the other 401 incorporated cities, towns and CDPs in West Virginia by rank and percentile using July 1, 2014 data. The location Ranked # 1 has the highest value. A location that ranks higher than 75% of its peers would be in the 75th percentile of the peer group.

Variable Description Rank Percentile
Total Population # 216 46th
Population Density1 # 42 90th
Diversity Index2 # 23 94th
Median Household Income # 370 8th
Per Capita Income # 376 6th

Additional comparisons and rankings can be made with a VERY EASY TO USE West Virginia Census Data Comparison Tool.