Drake, North Dakota

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Drake Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 79 miles N of Bismarck, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 395 miles NW of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County McHenry
Standard Zip Codes 58736
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 47.924
Longitude -100.371

Drake Climate

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  • Temp ranges are avg daily min and max for the month
  • Precipitation is rainfall (and rainfall equiv of snowfall)
Station DRAKE 9 NE
Distance 9.1 miles
Jan Temp -6 to 16 F
Apr Temp 29 to 53 F
Jul Temp 56 to 81 F
Oct Temp 31 to 55 F
Annual Precip 16.3 inches
Station BUTTE 5 SE
Distance 13 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 17 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 16.6 inches
Station HARVEY
Distance 23.8 miles
Jan Temp -1 to 20 F
Apr Temp 31 to 58 F
Jul Temp 57 to 85 F
Oct Temp 34 to 60 F
Annual Precip 15.1 inches
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Drake Population (2000)

Category Count Percent
Total Population 322 100%
Male 159 49.4%
Female 163 50.6%
Under 18 59 18.3%
18+ 263 81.7%
65+ 115 35.7%
Median Age 51.3
Average Family Size 2.6
White 322 100%
African-American 0 0%
Asian 0 0%
American Indian & Alaskan 0 0%
Other 0 0%
Mixed Race 0 0%
Hispanic (included in categories above) 1 0.3%

Estimated Drake Population Growth 2000-2005

Category Value
Est. 2005 Population 287
Growth -35
Growth % -10.9%

Drake 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
German 66.1%
Norwegian 9.6%
US/American 3.3%
Russian 3.3%
French (except Basque) 2.9%
Ukrainian 2.9%
Slavic 2.1%
Irish 1.7%
Northern European 1.7%
Scottish 1.3%
French Canadian 0.8%
Slovak 0.8%
Italian 0.8%
Dutch 0.8%
Scotch-Irish 0.8%
English 0.8%
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Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

According to the US Postal Service, Drake, its neighborhoods, and/or surrounding areas are also referred to as:

Guthrie (58736)

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Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Pop. Median Family
Income (2000)
Drake 322 $34,844
Anamoose 282 $40,192
Harvey 1,989 $45,250
Karlsruhe 119 $42,500

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Student/teacher ratio: 10.3

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