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Overview

Introduction to Devils Lake, North Dakota

Devils Lake, North Dakota, in Ramsey county, is 127 miles NE of Bismarck, North Dakota and 343 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota. The city’s population is approximately 7,222.

Devils Lake History

Devils Lake was originally inhabited by Native Americans. European fur traders first settled in the area in 1815. Captain Duncan Graham, one of the early settlers in the area, built a trading post here after the war of 1812. It is the county seat of Ramsey County, which was organized on January 25, 1883. Devils Lake was incorporated in February of 1884.

Devils Lake and nearby Attractions

  • Sullys Hill National Game Preserve
  • Heritage House
  • Fort Totten State Historic Site
  • Kelly's Slough National Wildlife Refuge
  • Devils Lake State Park
  • ND Maritime Museum

Things To Do In Devils Lake

Devils Lake is home to Sully's Hill National Game Preserve, which offers scenic trails. The preserve also has white tailed deer, warblers and wood ducks. The local parks include Ruger Park, Odd Fellows Park, Roosevelt Park and Lakewood Park. The Maritime Museum is also a popular local tourist destination. Local festivals include the Ramsey County Fair, Shiverfest and Roughrider Rodeo Finals.

Devils Lake Transportation

Grand Forks International is the nearest major airport.

Devils Lake Higher Education

Lake Region State College is the local institution of higher education. Others in the neighborhood include the University of North Dakota, Bismarck State College and the University of Mary.

People

Total Population 7,275
Male Share of the Population 49.7%
Female Share of the Population 50.3%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 3,630
Age of the Population 41

Families

% of people married 41.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 19.8%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $57,411
% Above Poverty Level 86.4%
% Below Poverty Level 13.6%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 4.1%
% Walking and Biking to Work 3.5%
% Using Public Transportation 0.8%

Housing

People Living Alone 42.3%
Median Gross Rent $524
Median House Value $91,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 19.6%
US/American 0%
English 2.9%
Irish 8%

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Devils Lake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 127 miles NE of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 343 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Ramsey
Standard Zip Codes 58301
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 48.112
Longitude -98.864

Devils Lake Climate

Nearest Weather Stations

Notes:

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

Station DEVILS LAKE KDLR
Distance 1.1 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 15 F
Apr Temp 32 to 52 F
Jul Temp 59 to 80 F
Oct Temp 35 to 54 F
Annual Precip 18.9 inches
Station LEEDS
Distance 28.7 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 14 F
Apr Temp 26 to 51 F
Jul Temp 54 to 80 F
Oct Temp 29 to 55 F
Annual Precip 17.9 inches
Station MC HENRY 3 W
Distance 38 miles
Jan Temp -5 to 14 F
Apr Temp 30 to 52 F
Jul Temp 57 to 81 F
Oct Temp 33 to 55 F
Annual Precip 20 inches

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Crary 158 $71,875
Lakota 588 $52,708
Minnewaukan 226 $54,286
Sheyenne 192 $61,875
Starkweather 123 $65,729

Source: American Community Survey, U.S. Census Bureau, 2015, www.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/.

Devils Lake Public Libraries

Library
Carnegie Public Library
623 FOURTH AVENUE
Devils Lake, North Dakota
(701) 662-2220

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Devils Lake Hospitals

MERCY HOSPITAL
(Voluntary non-profit - Church)
1031 7TH ST
(701) 662-2131
Emergency Service: Yes

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Devils Lake High Schools

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DEVILS LAKE HIGH SCHOOL
1601 COLLEGE DR N
701-662-1200
Serves 649 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 20.6

SCHOOL FOR THE DEAF 9-12
1401 COLLEGE DR
701-662-9025
Serves 10 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 2.7

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