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People

Total Population 1,975
Male Share of the Population 48.4%
Female Share of the Population 51.6%
Senior Citizens 19.6%
Employed Population 16+ 1,065
Age of the Population 38

Families

% of people married 60.3%
Average household size 2

Education and Earnings

Population % with Bachelor Degree or Higher 24.7%
Median Earnings25+ $0
Median Earnings Without High School Qualification $0
Median Earnings With High School Degree $0

Wealth

Median Family Income $65,625
% Above Poverty Level 94.9%
% Below Poverty Level 5.1%

Commute & Sprawl

Average Commute Time 10 minutes
% Working from Home 0.8%
% Walking and Biking to Work 7.7%
% Using Public Transportation %

Housing

People Living Alone 31.8%
Median Gross Rent $599
Median House Value $98,000

Ancestry

Other(often includes Hispanic and African American) 11.8%
US/American 0%
English 3.8%
Irish 8.6%

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

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 78 $55,625
Ellendale 1,466 $56,458
Forman 560 $65,625
Gwinner 862 $83,125
LaMoure 931 $60,125
Verona 77 $34,375

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

Oakes Public Libraries

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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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