Devils Lake, North Dakota

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Population in 2014: 7,288 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +0.9%
 
Males: 3,659  (50.2%)
Females: 3,629  (49.8%)
Median resident age:  39.1 years
North Dakota median age:  35.5 years

Zip codes: 58301.

Estimated median household income in 2013: $41,823 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Devils Lake:

$41,823
ND:

$55,759

Estimated per capita income in 2013: $24,189 (it was $17,741 in 2000)

Devils Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2013: $97,888 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Devils Lake:

$97,888
ND:

$155,400

Median gross rent in 2013: $539.

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  • Races in Devils Lake, ND (2013)

    Devils Lake races chart
    • 6,16482.0%White alone
    • 90312.0%American Indian alone
    • 2663.5%Two or more races
    • 901.2%Black alone
    • 570.8%Asian alone
    • 620.8%Hispanic

Races in Devils Lake detailed stats: ancestries, foreign born residents, place of birth

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Devils Lake: 77.8 (low, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: German (29.5%), Norwegian (28.6%), Irish (7.4%), French (3.5%), Swedish (2.8%), United States (2.8%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 1475 feet

Land area: 6.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,160 people per square mile   (low).

Devils Lake,ND real estate house value index trend

Devils Lake, North Dakota map

For population 25 years and over in Devils Lake:

  • High school or higher: 85.0%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 17.9%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.2%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Devils Lake city:

  • Never married: 39.1%
  • Now married: 38.6%
  • Separated: 0.4%
  • Widowed: 7.5%
  • Divorced: 14.3%

112 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.6%
North Dakota:

1.9%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2013: $1,573 (1.5%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2013: $1,177 (1.5%)

Devils Lake satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Bismarck, ND (127.0 miles , pop. 55,532).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (343.6 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (697.0 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Crary, ND (3.3 miles) , Fort Totten, ND (3.4 miles ), Minnewaukan, ND (4.3 miles ), Churchs Ferry, ND (4.4 miles) , Warwick, ND (4.4 miles) , Oberon, ND (4.5 miles) , Brinsmade, ND (4.7 miles) , Sheyenne, ND (4.8 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 5 buildings, average cost: $98,600
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $100,000
  • 1999: 2 buildings, average cost: $126,500
  • 2000: 7 buildings, average cost: $94,000
  • 2001: 5 buildings, average cost: $127,500
  • 2002: 9 buildings, average cost: $143,900
  • 2003: 10 buildings, average cost: $135,200
  • 2004: 9 buildings, average cost: $166,600
  • 2005: 1 building, cost: $190,600
  • 2006: 3 buildings, average cost: $153,200
  • 2007: 6 buildings, average cost: $203,300
  • 2008: 6 buildings, average cost: $180,300
  • 2009: 6 buildings, average cost: $150,200
  • 2010: 10 buildings, average cost: $191,500
  • 2011: 21 buildings, average cost: $238,500
  • 2012: 13 buildings, average cost: $199,000
  • 2013: 33 buildings, average cost: $190,000
  • 2014: 9 buildings, average cost: $216,200

Number of permits per 10,000 residents

Average cost (in $1000s)

Latitude: 48.11 N, Longitude: 98.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +1,399 (+18.6%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 3,151 (81.2%)

Area code: 701

Devils Lake household income distribution Devils Lake home values distribution

Crime rates in Devils Lake by Year
Type 2002 2003 2004 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014
Murders 1010011000000
per 100,000 14.00.014.30.00.015.015.10.00.00.00.00.00.0
Rapes 0010111158568
per 100,000 0.00.014.30.014.715.015.115.072.3110.268.482.6109.8
Robberies 1313220032231
per 100,000 14.042.614.343.729.430.10.00.043.427.527.441.313.7
Assaults 111321231691028182381410
per 100,000 154.3184.7301.0334.9235.1135.4151.3420.8260.2316.8109.5192.8137.2
Burglaries 48335440403631393471644853
per 100,000 673.1468.8774.0582.5587.6541.6469.0586.1491.5977.8876.1661.2727.4
Thefts 413284228261278226234243252264255263273
per 100,000 5,791.64,034.73,267.93,800.84,084.03,400.03,540.13,651.93,643.23,635.93,490.83,622.63,746.9
Auto thefts 17192018171018142021141625
per 100,000 238.4269.9286.7262.1249.7150.4272.3210.4289.1289.2191.6220.4343.1
Arson 0011112117114
per 100,000 0.00.014.314.614.715.030.315.014.596.413.713.854.9
City-data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 287.5) 353.2259.8305.7287.5285.8258.5263.0293.7319.1388.2294.7318.9340.2

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City-data.com crime index counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.

Crime rate in Devils Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2014, including police officers: 17 (15 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.06
North Dakota average:

2.15
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.7%
North Dakota:

2.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Historical population

Historical housing units


Population change in the 1990s: -550 (-7.1%).
Most common industries in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Retail trade (15%)
  • Public administration (10%)
  • Accommodation and food services (9%)
  • Health care and social assistance (8%)
  • Construction (8%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (6%)
  • Health care and social assistance (27%)
  • Educational services (16%)
  • Accommodation and food services (12%)
  • Retail trade (9%)
  • Other services, except public administration (8%)
  • Public administration (6%)
  • Finance and insurance (6%)
Most common occupations in 2013 (%)
Males Females
  • Sales and related occupations (12%)
  • Management occupations (11%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (8%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (7%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Personal care and service occupations (11%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (9%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (7%)
  • Building and grounds cleaning and maintenance occupations (6%)

Work and jobs in Devils Lake: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute

Average climate in Devils Lake, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Devils Lake-area historical tornado activity is near North Dakota state average. It is 36% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/5/1966, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 2.0 miles away from the Devils Lake city center injured one person and caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/12/1976, a category F2 tornado 2.6 miles away from the city center .

Earthquake activity:

Devils Lake-area historical earthquake activity is slightly below North Dakota state average. It is 76% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 613.5 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 215.2 miles away from Devils Lake center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 270.9 miles away from the city center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 207.7 miles away from the city center
On 10/20/1995 at 15:57:18, a magnitude 3.7 (3.7 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: II - III) earthquake occurred 186.3 miles away from Devils Lake center
On 9/8/1984 at 00:59:31, a magnitude 5.1 (5.1 MB, Class: Moderate, Intensity: VI - VII) earthquake occurred 431.8 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Ramsey County (24) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Devils Lake topographic map

Birthplace of: Rick Helling - 2005 Major League Baseball player (Milwaukee Brewers, born: Dec 15, 1970), Leo Yaffe - Chemist, William L. Guy - Politician, Donald N. Langenberg - Physicist, Glenn Hansen - Basketball player.

Hospitals and medical centers in Devils Lake:

  • LAKE REGION CORPORATION-923 (923 6TH AVE NE)
  • MERCY HOSPITAL (1031 7TH ST)
  • REM ND INC-1104 (1104 15TH ST S)
  • REM ND INC-506 (506 13TH ST W)
  • THE MERCY HOSPITAL OF DEVILS LAKE (Voluntary non-profit - Private, provides emergency services, 1031 7TH ST NE)
  • DEVILS LAKE GOOD SAM CTR (302 SEVENTH AVE)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - DEVILS LAKE (302 7TH AVE NE)
  • HEARTLAND CARE CENTER (620 14TH AVE NE)
  • ALTRU DIALYSIS SAT AT MERCY HOSP (1031 7TH ST NE)

Airports and heliports located in Devils Lake:

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Amtrak station:

DEVILS LAKE (RAILROAD AVE.) . Services: partially wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, call for taxi service.

College/University in Devils Lake:

  • Lake Region State College (Full-time enrollment: 1,077; Location: 1801 College Dr N; Public; Website: www.lrsc.edu)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Devils Lake:

  • University of North Dakota (about 84 miles; Grand Forks, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,858)
  • Minot State University (about 113 miles; Minot, ND; FT enrollment: 2,887)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 125 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 128 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Bismarck State College (about 128 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 3,015)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 131 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • University of Mary (about 131 miles; Bismarck, ND; FT enrollment: 2,854)

Public high school in Devils Lake:

Public elementary/middle schools in Devils Lake:

Private elementary/middle school in Devils Lake:

  • ST JOSEPH SCHOOL (Students: 127, Location: 824 10TH AVE NE, Grades: PK-6)
See full list of schools located in Devils Lake

Library in Devils Lake:

  • LAKE REGION PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $136,376; Location: 423 7TH STREET NE; 40,190 books; 798 audio materials; 493 video materials; 2 local licensed databases; 7 state licensed databases; 61 print serial subscriptions)

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Notable locations in Devils Lake: Devils Lake City Fire Station (A), Devils Lake Rural Fire Department (B), Lake Region Ambulance Service (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Cemetery: G A R Cemetery (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Park in Devils Lake: Roosevelt Park (1). Display/hide its location on the map

Tourist attractions: ND Maritime Museum (Po Box 626), Lake Region Heritage Center Inc (Museums; 502 4th Street), Auto Phone of Devils Lake (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1219 College Drive North), Lafleur I F & Sons Inc (Amusement & Theme Parks; 1219 College Drive North), Devils Lake Guide & Outfitters (Tours & Charters; Po Box 387), Whistling Wings Outfitters (Tours & Charters; 611 Lakeshore Drive Northwest), Landscapes Unlimited (Tours & Charters; Po Box 387), Mitchell's Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 1116 Highway 2 East), Dosch's Guide Service (Tours & Charters; 7886 County 1).

Hotels: Topper Motel (Highway 2), R & L City Center Motel (518 5th Street Southeast), Days Inn (1109 Highway 20 S), Great American Inn & Suites (1116 Highway 2 East), Comfort Inn (215 Highway 2 East), Davis Motel (Highway 2), Trails West Motel (Highway 2), Super 8 Devils Lake ND (1001 Highway 2 East), Lakeview Lodge (704 Elmwood Road).

Courts: North Dakota State - Clerk Of District Court (Court House), Devils Lake City - Municipal Court (222 Walnut Street West).

Ramsey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2013: 15.3%
(9.5% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 42.6% for American Indian residents, 64.6% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.1 people
North Dakota:  2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  53.0%
Whole state:  60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  7.2%
Whole state:  6.4%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.3% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households

People in group quarters in Devils Lake in 2010:

  • 171 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities
  • 146 people in college/university student housing
  • 99 people in local jails and other municipal confinement facilities
  • 35 people in group homes intended for adults
  • 13 people in residential schools for people with disabilities
  • 2 people in residential treatment centers for adults

People in group quarters in Devils Lake in 2000:

  • 216 people in nursing homes
  • 113 people in college dormitories (includes college quarters off campus)
  • 35 people in homes for the mentally retarded
  • 34 people in local jails and other confinement facilities (including police lockups)
  • 3 people in religious group quarters
  • 2 people in other group homes

Devils Lake, North Dakota environmental map by EPA

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Banks with branches in Devils Lake (2011 data):

  • Ramsey National Bank: at 300 4th St. Ne, branch established on 1892/01/01; County Market Branch at 323 Fifth Street, branch established on 1992/06/22. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $241.1 mil, Deposits: $208.6 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 8 total offices, Holding Company: Ramsey Financial Corporation And Affiliates Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • American Bank Center: Devils Lake Branch at 604 College Drive South Po Box 1168, branch established on 1999/08/24. Info updated 2011/11/28: Bank assets: $896.5 mil, Deposits: $799.6 mil, headquarters in Dickinson, ND, positive income, 13 total offices, Holding Company: American Bancor, Ltd.
  • U.S. Bank National Association: Devils Lake Branch at 508 College Drive South, branch established on 1926/01/01. Info updated 2012/01/30: Bank assets: $330,470.8 mil, Deposits: $236,091.5 mil, headquarters in Cincinnati, OH, positive income, 3121 total offices, Holding Company: U.S. Bancorp
  • BREMER BANK, NATIONAL ASSOCIATION: Devils Lake Branch at 424 5th Street Ne, branch established on 1885/01/01. Info updated 2006/11/03: Bank assets: $1,562.1 mil, Deposits: $1,223.3 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 18 total offices, Holding Company: Otto Bremer Foundation
  • Gate City Bank: 601 Fourth Street Branch at 601 Fourth Street, branch established on 1923/01/01. Info updated 2011/07/21: Bank assets: $1,403.0 mil, Deposits: $1,231.5 mil, headquarters in Fargo, ND, positive income, Consumer Lending Specialization, 32 total offices
  • The First State Bank of Munich: Devils Lake Branch at 205 Hiway 2 West, branch established on 1997/09/02. Info updated 2009/05/26: Bank assets: $109.1 mil, Deposits: $97.3 mil, headquarters in Munich, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 3 total offices, Holding Company: Munich Bancshares, Inc.
  • Western State Bank: at 110 Fourth Street Se, branch established on 1902/10/01. Info updated 2009/04/02: Bank assets: $488.8 mil, Deposits: $427.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 9 total offices, Holding Company: Western State Agency, Inc., Employee Stock Ownership Plan And Trust

Educational Attainment (%) in 2013

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2013

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

11.3
North Dakota average:

10.1

Devils Lake travel time to work - commute Devils Lake mode of transportation to work chart

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Religion statistics for Devils Lake city (based on Ramsey County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant3,67113
Catholic2,4392
Evangelical Protestant61610
Other1342
None4,591-
Source: Clifford Grammich, Kirk Hadaway, Richard Houseal, Dale E.Jones, Alexei Krindatch, Richie Stanley and Richard H.Taylor. 2012. 2010 U.S.Religion Census: Religious Congregations & Membership Study. Association of Statisticians of American Religious Bodies. Jones, Dale E., et al. 2002. Congregations and Membership in the United States 2000. Nashville, TN: Glenmary Research Center. Graphs represent county-level data

Food Environment Statistics:

Number of grocery stores: 3
Ramsey County:

2.68 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 7
Ramsey County:

6.26 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 10
Here:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
State:

8.90 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

8.1%
North Dakota:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ramsey County:

29.3%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

13.4%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Devils Lake:

50.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Devils Lake:

46.6%
State:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Devils Lake:

29.0
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

21.6%
North Dakota:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Devils Lake:

12.1%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.8
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

36.8%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Devils Lake:

55.6%
North Dakota:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
Devils Lake:

76.9%
North Dakota:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Devils Lake, ND Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2013)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 6$26,084$52,1680$0
Other Government Administration 4$21,664$64,9925$3,200
Judicial and Legal 1$3,234$38,8081$1,042
Police Protection - Officers 16$58,514$43,8860$0
Police - Other 1$3,234$38,8080$0
Firefighters 5$22,370$53,6880$0
Streets and Highways 6$20,828$41,6560$0
Airports 3$12,780$51,1202$1,374
Solid Waste Management 8$28,662$42,9933$3,780
Sewerage 4$15,320$45,9600$0
Water Supply 4$15,254$45,7620$0
Local Libraries 1$2,492$29,9045$3,760
Other and Unallocable 1$2,926$35,1120$0
Totals for Government 60$233,362$46,67216$13,156

Devils Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2006 (per resident):

  • Construction - Air Transportation: $1,305,000 ($179.06)
    Regular Highways: $1,235,000 ($169.46)
    Water Utilities: $121,000 ($16.60)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $915,000 ($125.55)
    Regular Highways: $880,000 ($120.75)
    Solid Waste Management: $800,000 ($109.77)
    Sewerage: $424,000 ($58.18)
    General - Other: $376,000 ($51.59)
    Water Utilities: $368,000 ($50.49)
    Local Fire Protection: $311,000 ($42.67)
    Financial Administration: $259,000 ($35.54)
    Central Staff Services: $241,000 ($33.07)
    Air Transportation: $219,000 ($30.05)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $141,000 ($19.35)
    Libraries: $122,000 ($16.74)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities, NEC: $98,000 ($13.45)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation, NEC: $92,000 ($12.62)
    General Public Buildings: $83,000 ($11.39)
    Health - Other: $29,000 ($3.98)
    Parking Facilities: $19,000 ($2.61)
    Public Welfare - Other: $6,000 ($0.82)
    Corrections - Other: $5,000 ($0.69)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $378,000 ($51.87)
  • Intergovernmental to Local NEC - General - Other: $365,000 ($50.08)
    Solid Waste Management: $173,000 ($23.74)
    Regular Highways: $101,000 ($13.86)
    Parks and Recreation: $86,000 ($11.80)
    Elementary and Secondary Education: $9,000 ($1.23)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $1,000 ($0.14)
    Sewerage: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Intergovernmental to State - Regular Highways: $32,000 ($4.39)
    Housing and Community Development: $25,000 ($3.43)
    Central Staff Services: $19,000 ($2.61)
    Financial Administration: $9,000 ($1.23)
    Water Utilities: $5,000 ($0.69)
    Solid Waste Management: $4,000 ($0.55)
  • Other Capital Outlay - General - Other: $140,000 ($19.21)
    Sewerage: $71,000 ($9.74)
    Regular Highways: $51,000 ($7.00)
    Solid Waste Management: $48,000 ($6.59)
    Financial Administration: $35,000 ($4.80)
    Local Fire Protection: $20,000 ($2.74)
    Police Protection: $12,000 ($1.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $2,435,000 ($334.11)

Devils Lake government finances - Revenue in 2006 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,071,000 ($146.95)
    Sewerage: $497,000 ($68.19)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $95,000 ($13.04)
    All Other: $83,000 ($11.39)
    Regular Highways: $79,000 ($10.84)
    Air Transportation: $41,000 ($5.63)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $883,000 ($121.16)
    All Other: $10,000 ($1.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - All Other: $171,000 ($23.46)
    Highways: $11,000 ($1.51)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $721,000 ($98.93)
    Interest Earnings: $279,000 ($38.28)
    Sale of Property: $267,000 ($36.64)
    Fines and Forfeits: $231,000 ($31.70)
    General Revenue, NEC: $59,000 ($8.10)
    Rents: $20,000 ($2.74)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $538,000 ($73.82)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $303,000 ($41.58)
    Highways: $272,000 ($37.32)
    All Other: $145,000 ($19.90)
    Public Welfare: $29,000 ($3.98)
    Housing and Community Development: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $1,605,000 ($220.23)
    Property: $1,186,000 ($162.73)
    Other Selective Sales: $215,000 ($29.50)
    Other License: $53,000 ($7.27)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $46,000 ($6.31)

Devils Lake government finances - Debt in 2006 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $9,918,000 ($1360.87)
    Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $8,507,000 ($1167.26)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $3,591,000 ($492.73)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,180,000 ($299.12)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - Beginning: $33,000 ($4.53)
    End of Fiscal Year: $12,000 ($1.65)

Devils Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2006 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $7,997,000 ($1097.28)

6.51% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($36,003 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.51%
North Dakota average:

7.91%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2010 and 2011:
from Benson County, ND  0.99% ($32,478 average AGI)
from Cass County, ND  0.69% ($28,313)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.60% ($27,179)


6.69% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($35,045 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.69%
North Dakota average:

7.15%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2010 and 2011.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2010 and 2011:
to Cass County, ND  0.86% ($36,050 average AGI)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.69% ($23,438)
to Benson County, ND  0.64% ($15,367)

Strongest AM radio stations in Devils Lake:

  • KDLR (1240 AM; 1 kW; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KHRT (1320 AM; 10 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: FAITH BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KFYR (550 AM; 5 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KBMR (1130 AM; 10 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCJB (910 AM; 5 kW; MINOT, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Devils Lake:

  • K218AV (91.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ETC., ND; Owner: UNIVERSITY OF NORTH DAKOTA)
  • KZZY (103.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • K210CJ (89.9 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: AMERICAN FAMILY ASSOCIATION)
  • KDVL (102.5 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: DOUBLE Z BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KQZZ (96.7 FM; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: TWO RIVERS BROADCASTING, INC)
  • KABU (90.7 FM; FORT TOTTEN, ND; Owner: DAKOTA CIRCLE TIPI, INC)

TV broadcast stations around Devils Lake:

  • K30FU (Channel 23; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KGFE (Channel 2; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • WDAZ-TV (Channel 8; DEVILS LAKE, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
Devils Lake fatal accident statistics for 1975 - 2014

Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2014 (per 100,000 population)

See more detailed statistics of Devils Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2014 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 6m20ftTotal length
  • 22,600Total average daily traffic
  • 704Total average daily truck traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Devils Lake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 87 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Devils Lake, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 30 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers: 12 (See the full list of FCC Registered Microwave Towers in this town)
FCC Registered Paging Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Paging Towers)
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers: 6 (See the full list of FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers)
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses: 29 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Devils Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 27 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Devils Lake)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Devils Lake and their reported violations in the past:

DEVILS LAKE CITY OF (Population served: 7,141, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Average - Between JAN-2009 and MAR-2009, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (MAY-03-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (MAY-03-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2009), St Public Notif received (MAY-19-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between OCT-2008 and DEC-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St AO (w/o penalty) issued (FEB-06-2009), St Public Notif requested (FEB-07-2009), St Violation/Reminder Notice (FEB-07-2009), St Public Notif received (FEB-23-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2009)
  • MCL, Average - Between JUL-2008 and SEP-2008, Contaminant: Arsenic. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-04-2008), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-04-2008), St Public Notif received (OCT-22-2008), St AO (w/o penalty) issued (JAN-15-2009), St Compliance achieved (MAY-08-2009)
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - In SEP-2007, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif received (SEP-21-2007), St Public Notif requested (SEP-22-2007), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-22-2007)
PLEASANT LAKE REST AREA (Address: 316 6TH ST S , Population served: 1,000, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One routine major monitoring violation
SULLYS HILL NATL GAME PRESERVE (Population served: 300, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
  • MCL, Acute (TCR) - Between JUL-2014 and SEP-2014, Contaminant: Coliform. Follow-up actions: St Violation/Reminder Notice (AUG-06-2014), St Public Notif requested (AUG-06-2014)
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-25-2013, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2013 and SEP-2013, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-03-2013), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-03-2013), St Public Notif received (OCT-24-2013), St Compliance achieved (MAR-06-2014)
  • 2 routine major monitoring violations
GREATER RAMSEY WD - CARRINGTON (Population served: 275, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring and Reporting (DBP) - Between JAN-2010 and MAR-2010, Contaminant: Chlorine. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (APR-19-2010), St Violation/Reminder Notice (APR-19-2010), St Public Notif received (APR-26-2010), St Compliance achieved (JUN-20-2011)
  • One routine major monitoring violation
CAMP GILBERT C GRAFTON (Population served: 200, Purch groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Lead Consumer Notice - In AUG-01-2013, Contaminant: Lead and Copper Rule. Follow-up actions: St Compliance achieved (OCT-07-2013)

Drinking water stations with addresses in Devils Lake that have no violations reported:

  • GREATER RAMSEY WATER DISTRICT (Population served: 3,080, Primary Water Source Type: Groundwater)
  • WOODLAND RESORT (Population served: 300, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)
  • GRAHAMS ISLAND (Population served: 75, Primary Water Source Type: Purch groundwater)

2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:

  • Fire: 93
  • Hazardous Condition: 24
  • Service Call: 1

Incident types - Devils Lake

See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Devils Lake, ND

Fire-safe hotels and motels in Devils Lake, North Dakota:

  • Comfort Inn, 215 Hwy 2 E, Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301 , Phone: (701) 662-6760, Fax: (701) 662-8440
  • Holiday Inn Express, 875 Hwy 2 E, Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301 , Phone: (701) 665-3200, Fax: (701) 665-2788
  • Sleep Inn & Suites, 1413 Hwy 2 E, Devils Lake, North Dakota 58301 , Phone: (701) 544-1111, Fax: (701) 544-1117
  • Americas Best Value Inn, 1109 Hwy 20 S, Devils lake, North Dakota 58301 , Phone: (701) 662-5381, Fax: (701) 566-5581
All 4 fire-safe hotels and motels in Devils Lake, North Dakota
Most common first names in Devils Lake, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John9179.0 years
Mary7080.8 years
William4479.8 years
Clara3985.2 years
Helen3881.0 years
Margaret3883.2 years
George3778.4 years
Anna3685.4 years
Alice3481.3 years
Agnes3081.9 years
Most common last names in Devils Lake, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson5580.2 years
Olson5478.9 years
Anderson3580.8 years
Nelson3580.3 years
Hanson3182.0 years
Peterson2978.8 years
Miller2682.2 years
Thompson2278.5 years
Berg2178.6 years
Larson1778.1 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (61%)
  • Electricity (32%)
  • No fuel used (2%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (2%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (1%)
Businesses in Devils Lake, ND
NameCountNameCount
Chevrolet1Maurices1
Curves1McDonald's1
Dairy Queen1New Balance1
Days Inn1Nike2
FedEx1Pizza Hut1
Ford1Quiznos1
H&R Block1Sears1
Hardee's1Subway1
Holiday Inn1Super 81
KFC1Taco Bell1
Kmart1Toyota1
La-Z-Boy1U-Haul1
Lane Furniture2UPS3
Little Caesars Pizza1Walmart1
MasterBrand Cabinets2

Devils Lake compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly below state average.
  • Number of rooms per house below state average.
  • Institutionalized population percentage above state average.

Devils Lake on our top lists:

  • #14 on the list of "Top 100 cities with shortest commuting times (pop. 5,000+)"
  • #3 (58301) on the list of "Top 101 zip codes with the largest percentage of Norwegian first ancestries (pop 5,000+)"
  • #16 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest total withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
  • #32 on the list of "Top 101 counties with the lowest ground withdrawal of fresh water for public supply"
There are 34 pilots and 16 other airmen in this city.
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