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People

Total Population 1,937
Male Share of the Population 46.2%
Female Share of the Population 53.8%
Senior Citizens 21.2%
Employed Population 16+ 1,036
Age of the Population 40

Families

% of people married 60.2%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.9%
Median Earnings25+ $30,500
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $39,286
Median Earnings With High School Degree $26,905

Wealth

Median Family Income $62,303
% Above Poverty Level 93.9%
% Below Poverty Level 6.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 2.2%
% Walking and Biking to Work 9.2%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 34.8%
Median Gross Rent $562
Median House Value $94,200

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 14.2%
US/American 0%
English 2.5%
Irish 8.5%

Oakes Almanac

Category Value
Nearest Medium City 80 miles SW of Fargo, North Dakota (center to center)
Nearest Large City 247 miles W of Minneapolis, Minnesota
County Dickey
Standard Zip Codes 58474
Phone Area Codes 701
Time Zone Central (-6 hours from GMT)
Daylight Savings The city observes Daylight Saving Time.
Latitude 46.138
Longitude -98.09

Oakes 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 OAKES 2 S
Distance 1.6 miles
Jan Temp -3 to 18 F
Apr Temp 31 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 84 F
Oct Temp 32 to 58 F
Annual Precip 19.5 inches
Station LA MOURE
Distance 18.3 miles
Jan Temp -4 to 18 F
Apr Temp 30 to 55 F
Jul Temp 57 to 83 F
Oct Temp 30 to 58 F
Annual Precip 21.7 inches
Station FORMAN 5 SSE
Distance 24.6 miles
Jan Temp -2 to 18 F
Apr Temp 32 to 55 F
Jul Temp 59 to 83 F
Oct Temp 33 to 57 F
Annual Precip 20.5 inches

Neighborhood and Nearby Area Names

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

Glover (58474)

Guelph (58474)

Note that not all alternate names are acceptable for use in US Post Office addresses.

Nearby Cities and Towns

Location Population Median Family Income
Cogswell 90 $56,875
Ellendale 1,506 $51,625
Forman 542 $57,500
Gwinner 814 $80,000
LaMoure 946 $66,429
Verona 74 $35,000

Oakes Public Libraries

Library
Oakes School & Public Library
804 MAIN AVENUE
Oakes, North Dakota
(701) 742-2466
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Oakes High Schools

OAKES HIGH SCHOOL
804 MAIN AVE
701-742-3234
Serves 223 students.
Student/teacher ratio: 14.7

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