Devils Lake, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 7,293 (100% urban, 0% rural).
Population change since 2000: +1.0%
 
Males: 3,646  (50.0%)
Females: 3,647  (50.0%)
Median resident age:

42.3 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 58301.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $55,849 (it was $31,250 in 2000)
Devils Lake:

$55,849
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $33,987 (it was $17,741 in 2000)

Devils Lake city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $164,483 (it was $57,700 in 2000)
Devils Lake:

$164,483
ND:

$194,700

Median gross rent in 2017: $564.

March 2019 cost of living index in Devils Lake: 77.6 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 15.0%
(10.8% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 26.6% for American Indian residents, 58.8% for two or more races residents)
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  • Races in Devils Lake, ND (2017)
    • 5,87278.4%White alone
    • 1,16315.5%American Indian alone
    • 1672.2%Two or more races
    • 1562.1%Hispanic
    • 400.5%Asian alone
    • 60.08%Black alone

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



According to our research of North Dakota and other state lists, there were 6 registered sex offenders living in Devils Lake, North Dakota as of August 10, 2020.
The ratio of all residents to sex offenders in Devils Lake is 1,253 to 1.
The ratio of registered sex offenders to all residents in this city is near the state average.


Crime rates in Devils Lake by year

Type

2005

2006

2007

2008

2009

2010

2011

2012

2013

2014

2016

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(15.0)
1
(15.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Rapes
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
1
(14.7)
1
(15.0)
1
(15.1)
1
(15.0)
5
(72.3)
8
(110.2)
5
(68.4)
6
(82.6)
8
(109.8)
3
(40.6)
4
(54.5)
6
(82.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
3
(43.7)
2
(29.4)
2
(30.1)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
3
(43.4)
2
(27.5)
2
(27.4)
3
(41.3)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.5)
2
(27.2)
3
(41.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
23
(334.9)
16
(235.1)
9
(135.4)
10
(151.3)
28
(420.8)
18
(260.2)
23
(316.8)
8
(109.5)
14
(192.8)
10
(137.2)
3
(40.6)
17
(231.5)
8
(109.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
40
(582.5)
40
(587.6)
36
(541.6)
31
(469.0)
39
(586.1)
34
(491.5)
71
(977.8)
64
(876.1)
48
(661.2)
53
(727.4)
37
(500.4)
51
(694.4)
28
(382.8)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
261
(3,801)
278
(4,084)
226
(3,400)
234
(3,540)
243
(3,652)
252
(3,643)
264
(3,636)
255
(3,491)
263
(3,623)
273
(3,747)
245
(3,313)
261
(3,554)
231
(3,158)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
18
(262.1)
17
(249.7)
10
(150.4)
18
(272.3)
14
(210.4)
20
(289.1)
21
(289.2)
14
(191.6)
16
(220.4)
25
(343.1)
32
(432.8)
39
(531.0)
23
(314.5)
Arson
(per 100,000)
1
(14.6)
1
(14.7)
1
(15.0)
2
(30.3)
1
(15.0)
1
(14.5)
7
(96.4)
1
(13.7)
1
(13.8)
4
(54.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(27.2)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)293.9292.1264.2268.8300.1326.2396.8301.2325.9347.7246.8331.3278.1

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City-data.com crime index in Devils Lake, ND

Crime rate in Devils Lake detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 21 (19 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

2.60
North Dakota average:

2.25
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Ancestries: German (31.5%), Norwegian (20.1%), Irish (3.0%), Polish (1.9%), American (1.7%), English (1.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Incorporated in 1887

Elevation: 1475 feet

Land area: 6.28 square miles.

Population density: 1,161 people per square mile   (low).

Devils Lake, North Dakota map

75 residents are foreign born

This city:

1.0%
North Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,561 (1.3%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,370 (1.5%)

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 )

Latitude: 48.11 N, Longitude: 98.86 W

Daytime population change due to commuting: +811 (+10.8%)
Workers who live and work in this city: 2,849 (71.6%)

Area code: 701

Distribution of median household income in Devils Lake, ND in 2017
Distribution of house value in Devils Lake, ND in 2017
Devils Lake satellite photo by USGS

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
  • 2015: 10 buildings, average cost: $193,500
  • 2017: 4 buildings, average cost: $117,100
Number of permits per 10,000 Devils Lake, ND residents
Average permit cost in Devils Lake, ND
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

3.9%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Historical population in Devils Lake, ND
Historical housing units in Devils Lake, ND
Most common industries in Devils Lake, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.9%)
  • Educational services (10.5%)
  • Accommodation & food services (7.5%)
  • Public administration (6.6%)
  • Construction (5.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (4.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.0%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Construction (10.1%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.3%)
  • Public administration (6.2%)
  • Educational services (5.5%)
  • Motor vehicle & parts dealers (5.0%)
  • Arts, entertainment, recreation (4.2%)
  • Building material & garden equipment & supplies dealers (3.6%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (22.0%)
  • Educational services (15.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (8.6%)
  • Public administration (7.1%)
  • Social assistance (6.9%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.0%)
  • Department & other general merchandise stores (4.5%)
Most common occupations in Devils Lake, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (7.6%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.4%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (3.9%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (3.7%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (3.5%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (3.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (3.1%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (10.0%)
  • Electrical equipment mechanics and other installation, maintenance, and repair workers, including supervisors (5.5%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.9%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.7%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.6%)
  • Laborers and material movers, hand (4.2%)
  • Cooks and food preparation workers (4.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (6.5%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.1%)
  • Other office and administrative support workers, including supervisors (5.8%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.2%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (4.3%)
  • Counselors, social workers, and other community and social service specialists (4.3%)
  • Child care workers (4.1%)

Average climate in Devils Lake, North Dakota

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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 Devils Lake 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 the city 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 (26) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 23
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 23, Storms: 12, 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

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)

Points of interest:

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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).

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.

Ramsey County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential

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)
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

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

For population 15 years and over in Devils Lake:

Marital status in Devils Lake, ND
  • Never married: 37.4%
  • Now married: 39.6%
  • Separated: 0.2%
  • Widowed: 8.8%
  • Divorced: 14.0%

For population 25 years and over in Devils Lake:

  • High school or higher: 88.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 18.2%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 4.8%
  • Unemployed: 8.7%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 9.3 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

9.6
North Dakota average:

9.8

Travel time (in minutes) to work in 2017
Means of transportation to work in 2017 - Devils Lake
Presidential Elections Results

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

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
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
Ramsey County:

8.94 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.1%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
Ramsey County:

29.3%
North Dakota:

27.6%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ramsey 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 2016)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Police Protection - Officers 17$72,978$51,5140$0
Solid Waste Management 9$33,660$44,8801$1,210
Firefighters 6$28,860$57,7200$0
Streets and Highways 6$22,308$44,6160$0
Financial Administration 6$26,624$53,2480$0
Water Supply 4$16,248$48,7440$0
Other Government Administration 4$26,396$79,1885$3,594
Sewerage 4$17,056$51,1680$0
Airports 3$14,606$58,4242$584
Judicial and Legal 2$7,496$44,9761$1,404
Other and Unallocable 1$3,496$41,9520$0
Police - Other 1$3,646$43,7520$0
Local Libraries 1$3,372$40,4645$4,736
Totals for Government 64$276,746$51,89014$11,528

Devils Lake government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Construction - Water Utilities: $1,590,000 ($218.02)
    Air Transportation: $1,284,000 ($176.06)
    Regular Highways: $164,000 ($22.49)
    Natural Resources - Other: $105,000 ($14.40)
    Sewerage: $99,000 ($13.57)
    Parks and Recreation: $38,000 ($5.21)
  • Current Operations - Police Protection: $1,721,000 ($235.98)
    Regular Highways: $1,246,000 ($170.85)
    Solid Waste Management: $942,000 ($129.16)
    Local Fire Protection: $645,000 ($88.44)
    Financial Administration: $587,000 ($80.49)
    Sewerage: $532,000 ($72.95)
    Water Utilities: $486,000 ($66.64)
    Central Staff Services: $390,000 ($53.48)
    Air Transportation: $373,000 ($51.14)
    Judicial and Legal Services: $266,000 ($36.47)
    Libraries: $182,000 ($24.96)
    Protective Inspection and Regulation - Other: $155,000 ($21.25)
    General - Other: $135,000 ($18.51)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities - Other: $112,000 ($15.36)
    General Public Buildings: $55,000 ($7.54)
    Health - Other: $30,000 ($4.11)
    Parks and Recreation: $28,000 ($3.84)
    Public Welfare - Other: $20,000 ($2.74)
    Parking Facilities: $12,000 ($1.65)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($1.10)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $263,000 ($36.06)
  • Intergovernmental to Local - Other - General - Other: $520,000 ($71.30)
    Other - Parks and Recreation: $246,000 ($33.73)
    Other - Solid Waste Management: $244,000 ($33.46)
    Other - Regular Highways: $71,000 ($9.74)
    Other - Water Utilities: $1,000 ($0.14)
    Other - Police Protection: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Intergovernmental to State - General - Other: $80,000 ($10.97)
    Natural Resources - Other: $61,000 ($8.36)
    Financial Administration: $22,000 ($3.02)
    Central Staff Services: $22,000 ($3.02)
    Regular Highways: $17,000 ($2.33)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($0.27)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Air Transportation: $683,000 ($93.65)
    Natural Resources - Other: $170,000 ($23.31)
    Solid Waste Management: $163,000 ($22.35)
    Local Fire Protection: $112,000 ($15.36)
    Police Protection: $76,000 ($10.42)
    Regular Highways: $60,000 ($8.23)
    General - Other: $48,000 ($6.58)
    Central Staff Services: $24,000 ($3.29)
    Water Utilities: $8,000 ($1.10)
    Financial Administration: $1,000 ($0.14)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $3,631,000 ($497.87)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $81,000 ($11.11)

Devils Lake government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $1,643,000 ($225.28)
    Sewerage: $536,000 ($73.50)
    Other: $311,000 ($42.64)
    Air Transportation: $171,000 ($23.45)
    Regular Highways: $126,000 ($17.28)
    Miscellaneous Commercial Activities: $105,000 ($14.40)
  • Federal Intergovernmental - Air Transportation: $2,414,000 ($331.00)
    Public Welfare: $53,000 ($7.27)
    Other: $10,000 ($1.37)
  • Local Intergovernmental - Other: $248,000 ($34.01)
    Public Welfare: $44,000 ($6.03)
    Highways: $10,000 ($1.37)
    Housing and Community Development: $9,000 ($1.23)
  • Miscellaneous - Special Assessments: $578,000 ($79.25)
    Fines and Forfeits: $271,000 ($37.16)
    General Revenue - Other: $141,000 ($19.33)
    Sale of Property: $113,000 ($15.49)
    Rents: $42,000 ($5.76)
    Interest Earnings: $14,000 ($1.92)
    Donations From Private Sources: $6,000 ($0.82)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $845,000 ($115.86)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $847,000 ($116.14)
    Highways: $393,000 ($53.89)
    Other: $194,000 ($26.60)
    Public Welfare: $16,000 ($2.19)
    Housing and Community Development: $8,000 ($1.10)
  • Tax - General Sales and Gross Receipts: $3,173,000 ($435.07)
    Property: $1,374,000 ($188.40)
    Other Selective Sales: $343,000 ($47.03)
    Other License: $66,000 ($9.05)
    Alcoholic Beverage License: $46,000 ($6.31)

Devils Lake government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $14,725,000 ($2019.06)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $10,825,000 ($1484.30)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $4,835,000 ($662.96)
    Beginning Outstanding - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $2,685,000 ($368.16)
    Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Industrial Revenue: $2,515,000 ($344.85)
    Retired Unspecified Public Purpose: $935,000 ($128.21)
    Retired Nonguaranteed - Public Debt for Private Purpose: $170,000 ($23.31)
  • Short Term Debt Outstanding - End of Fiscal Year: $70,000 ($9.60)
    Beginning: $68,000 ($9.32)

Devils Lake government finances - Cash and Securities in 2016 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash and Securities: $10,115,000 ($1386.95)
  • Sinking Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,515,000 ($344.85)

5.43% of this county's 2016 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2015 ($41,085 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

5.43%
North Dakota average:

8.08%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2015 and 2016:
from Benson County, ND  0.92% ($28,068 average AGI)
from Grand Forks County, ND  0.50% ($43,958)
from Cass County, ND  0.48% ($39,739)


6.64% of this county's 2015 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2016 ($42,453 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.64%
North Dakota average:

9.36%

10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2015 and 2016.

Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2015 and 2016:
to Cass County, ND  0.93% ($61,600 average AGI)
to Benson County, ND  0.74% ($30,861)
to Grand Forks County, ND  0.68% ($43,394)
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

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 - 2017
Fatal road traffic accident statistics for 1975 - 2017
See more detailed statistics of Devils Lake fatal car crashes and road traffic accidents for 1975 - 2017 here
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 2Number of bridges
  • 23ft / 7.2mTotal length
  • 6,550Total average daily traffic
  • 763Total average daily truck traffic
  • 11,675Total future (year 2037) average daily traffic
FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers: 2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Devils Lake)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers: 97 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)
FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers: 3 (See the full list of FCC Registered Commercial Land Mobile Towers in Devils Lake, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers: 1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers: 32 (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: 35 (See the full list of FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses in Devils Lake)

FAA Registered Aircraft: 24 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Devils Lake)

2002 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2002 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 65. The highest number of reported fires - 93 took place in 2006, and the least - 43 in 2005. The data has a decreasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Devils Lake, ND When looking into fire subcategories, the most incidents belonged to: Structure Fires (50.0%), and Outside Fires (36.7%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Devils Lake, ND
    • 55250.0%Structure Fires
    • 40636.7%Outside Fires
    • 13512.2%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 121.1%Other
See full 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
  • Rodeway Inn, 1109 Hwy 20 S, Devils lake, North Dakota 58301 , Phone: (855) 325-3223, 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
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Devils Lake, ND
  • 87.0%Utility gas
  • 12.4%Electricity
  • 0.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Devils Lake, ND
  • 61.8%Electricity
  • 27.3%Utility gas
  • 5.9%Other fuel
  • 3.7%No fuel used
  • 0.8%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 0.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas


Devils Lake compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Median house value below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • House age significantly 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"
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  • Alan G. Martin (1)
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  • Cynthia M. Wiese-Martin (1)
  • Travis G. Elsperger (1)

Total of 3 patent applications in 2008-2020.