Prattsville is a town in Greene County, New York, United States. The town is in the northwest part of the county. As of the 2010 census, the population was 700.
According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 19.7 square miles (51 km), of which 19.6 square miles (51 km) is land and 0.1 square miles (0.26 km), or 0.51%, is water.
The town is in the Catskill Mountains. The north town line is the border of Schoharie County, and the west town line is the border of Delaware County.
Schoharie Creek, a tributary of the Mohawk River, flows northward through the town past the hamlet of Prattsville.
As of the census of 2000, there were 665 people, 253 households, and 182 families residing in the town. The population density was 33.9 people per square mile (13.1/km²). There were 406 housing units at an average density of 20.7 per square mile (8.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 98.95% White, 0.30% Native American, 0.15% Asian, and 0.60% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 1.35% of the population.
There were 253 households out of which 36.4% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.9% were married couples living together, 9.9% had a female householder with no husband present, and 27.7% were non-families. 22.1% of all households were made up of individuals and 13.0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.61 and the average family size was 3.04.
In the town, the population was spread out with 25.9% under the age of 18, 5.7% from 18 to 24, 27.8% from 25 to 44, 22.0% from 45 to 64, and 18.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 36 years. For every 100 females, there were 92.8 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 94.9 males.
The median income for a household in the town was $30,655, and the median income for a family was $33,571. Males had a median income of $35,313 versus $17,917 for females. The per capita income for the town was $14,962. About 4.9% of families and 11.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 16.3% of those under age 18 and 7.4% of those age 65 or over.