Oakes, ND Demographics


Population (year 2000): 1,979. Estimated population in July 2005: 1,848 (-6.6% change)
Males: 956 (48.3%), Females: 1,023 (51.7%)

Dickey County

Zip code: 58474

Median resident age: 41.9 years
Median household income: $30,263 (year 2000)
Median house value: $59,600 (year 2000)

Races in Oakes:

  • White Non-Hispanic (95.7%)
  • Hispanic (2.6%)
  • Other race (1.0%)
  • Asian Indian (0.8%)
  • American Indian (0.5%)
  • Two or more races (0.5%)

Ancestries: German (48.6%), Norwegian (24.0%), Irish (10.8%), Swedish (7.4%), English (5.6%), United States (3.0%).

Elevation: 1313 feet

Land area: 1.6 square miles

Population

For population 25 years and over in Oakes

  • High school or higher: 79.7%
  • Bachelor’s degree or higher: 14.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 3.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work: 13.5 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakes city

  • Never married: 22.8%
  • Now married: 53.2%
  • Separated: 0.3%
  • Widowed: 14.6%
  • Divorced: 9.1%

1.5% Foreign born

Population change in the 1990s: +201 (+11.3%).

Hospitals

Hospital/medical center in Oakes:

  • OAKES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL – CAH (314 S 8TH STREET)
Other hospitals/medical centers near Oakes:

  • MARSHALL COUNTY HEALTHCARE CENTER-CAH (about 33 miles; BRITTON, SD)
  • LISBON MEDICAL CENTER – CAH (about 36 miles; LISBON, ND)
  • AVERA ST LUKES (about 54 miles; ABERDEEN, SD)

Airports

Airports certified for carrier operations nearest to Oakes:

  • ABERDEEN REGIONAL (about 54 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; ID: ABR)
  • JAMESTOWN REGIONAL (about 67 miles; JAMESTOWN, ND; ID: JMS)
  • HECTOR INTL (about 105 miles; FARGO, ND; ID: FAR)
Other public-use airports nearest to Oakes:

  • OAKES MUNI (about 3 miles; OAKES, ND; ID: 2D5)
  • LA MOURE ROTT MUNI (about 19 miles; LA MOURE, ND; ID: 4F9)
  • ELLENDALE MUNI (about 30 miles; ELLENDALE, ND; ID: 4E7)

Colleges and Universities

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakes:

  • NORTHERN STATE UNIVERSITY (about 54 miles; ABERDEEN, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,356)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MAIN CAMPUS (about 96 miles; FARGO, ND; FT enrollment: 8,836)
  • NORTH DAKOTA STATE COLLEGE OF SCIENCE (about 103 miles; WAHPETON, ND; FT enrollment: 2,176)
  • MINNESOTA STATE UNIVERSITY-MOORHEAD (about 122 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 6,400)
  • CONCORDIA COLLEGE AT MOORHEAD (about 122 miles; MOORHEAD, MN; FT enrollment: 2,771)
  • UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA-MAIN CAMPUS (about 142 miles; GRAND FORKS, ND; FT enrollment: 9,935)
  • SOUTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY (about 152 miles; BROOKINGS, SD; FT enrollment: 7,353)

Schools

Public high school in Oakes:

  • OAKES HIGH SCHOOL (Students: 223; Location: 804 MAIN AVE; Grades: 07 – 12)
Public primary/middle schools in Oakes:

  • OAKES ELEMENTARY SCHOOL (Students: 310; Location: 804 MAIN AVE; Grades: PK – 06)
  • SOUTHEAST AREA CAREER & TECHNICAL CENTER (Location: 924 S 7TH ST; Grades: 00 – 00)

Libraries

Library in Oakes:

  • OAKES SCHOOL & PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $11,271; Location: 804 MAIN AVENUE; 32,160 books; 117 audio materials; 520 video materials; 43 serial subscriptions)