Oakes, North Dakota

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Population in 2017: 1,721 (0% urban, 100% rural).
Population change since 2000: -13.0%
 
Males: 827  (48.1%)
Females: 894  (51.9%)
Median resident age:

37.3 years
North Dakota median age:

35.4 years

Zip codes: 58474.

Estimated median household income in 2017: $54,085 (it was $30,263 in 2000)
Oakes:

$54,085
ND:

$61,843

Estimated per capita income in 2017: $32,832 (it was $17,138 in 2000)

Oakes city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2017: $160,777 (it was $56,400 in 2000)
Oakes:

$160,777
ND:

$194,700

Mean prices in 2017: all housing units: $134,084; detached houses: $149,216; mobile homes: $34,069

Median gross rent in 2017: $662.

March 2019 cost of living index in Oakes: 80.4 (low, U.S. average is 100)
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2017: 5.5%
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  • Races in Oakes, ND (2010)
    • 1,73793.6%White alone
    • 703.8%Hispanic
    • 201.1%Two or more races
    • 150.8%Asian alone
    • 90.5%Black alone
    • 50.3%American Indian alone

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

Crime rates in Oakes by year

Type

2009

2010

2013

2014

2015

2017

2018

Murders
(per 100,000)
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)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Robberies
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
Assaults
(per 100,000)
1
(57.5)
2
(111.3)
1
(54.3)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
1
(56.5)
2
(117.4)
Burglaries
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.9)
4
(226.1)
1
(58.7)
Thefts
(per 100,000)
3
(172.4)
1
(55.6)
2
(108.7)
0
(0.0)
3
(167.7)
5
(282.6)
9
(528.5)
Auto thefts
(per 100,000)
1
(57.5)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(55.9)
0
(0.0)
2
(117.4)
Arson
(per 100,000)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
1
(54.3)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
0
(0.0)
City-Data.com crime index (higher means more crime, U.S. average = 274.0)23.024.558.710.959.838.458.1

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

Full-time law enforcement employees in 2018, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Officers per 1,000 residents here:

1.76
North Dakota average:

2.25
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Ancestries: German (38.1%), Norwegian (15.4%), American (9.3%), Swedish (4.5%), Irish (4.4%), French (2.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1313 feet

Land area: 1.65 square miles.

Population density: 1,046 people per square mile   (low).

Oakes, North Dakota map

56 residents are foreign born (1.3% Europe, 0.5% Africa, 0.4% Asia).

This city:

2.7%
North Dakota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2017: $1,442 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2017: $1,622 (1.6%)

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (79.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (247.2 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (596.5 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities:

Ludden, ND (3.0 miles),
Cogswell, ND (3.9 miles),
Verona, ND (4.0 miles),
Fullerton, ND (4.0 miles),
Hecla, SD (4.2 miles ),
LaMoure, ND (4.3 miles ),
Englevale, ND (4.4 miles),
Gwinner, ND (4.6 miles )

Latitude: 46.14 N, Longitude: 98.09 W

Area code: 701

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

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $84,700
  • 1998: 4 buildings, average cost: $90,100
  • 1999: 4 buildings, average cost: $124,800
  • 2000: 1 building, cost: $75,000
  • 2002: 2 buildings, average cost: $117,500
  • 2003: 2 buildings, average cost: $150,000
  • 2014: 3 buildings, average cost: $264,300
  • 2015: 3 buildings, average cost: $264,300
  • 2016: 2 buildings, average cost: $515,000
  • 2017: 2 buildings, average cost: $515,000
Number of permits per 10,000 Oakes, ND residents
Average permit cost in Oakes, ND
Unemployment in March 2019:
Here:

2.3%
North Dakota:

3.0%
Population change in the 1990s: +201 (+11.3%).
Most common industries in Oakes, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common industries in 2000
  • Health care (12.4%)
  • Educational services (7.9%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (7.8%)
  • Machinery (7.4%)
  • Construction (4.8%)
  • Food & beverage stores (4.7%)
  • Accommodation & food services (4.1%)
Most common industries for males in 2000
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing & hunting (12.7%)
  • Machinery (12.5%)
  • Construction (7.9%)
  • Truck transportation (5.6%)
  • Educational services (4.2%)
  • Repair & maintenance (4.0%)
  • Utilities (3.8%)
Most common industries for females in 2000
  • Health care (25.4%)
  • Educational services (12.4%)
  • Food & beverage stores (6.5%)
  • Social assistance (6.2%)
  • Accommodation & food services (6.0%)
  • Administrative & support & waste management services (5.7%)
  • Religious, grantmaking, civic, professional, similar organizations (2.9%)
Most common occupations in Oakes, ND (%)
Both Males Females
Most common occupations in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (5.9%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (4.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (4.3%)
  • Retail sales workers, except cashiers (4.1%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (4.0%)
  • Other management occupations, except farmers and farm managers (3.7%)
Most common occupations for males in 2000
  • Driver/sales workers and truck drivers (10.3%)
  • Vehicle and mobile equipment mechanics, installers, and repairers (7.9%)
  • Metal workers and plastic workers (7.3%)
  • Agricultural workers, including supervisors (6.7%)
  • Farmers and farm managers (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.6%)
  • Assemblers and fabricators (5.2%)
Most common occupations for females in 2000
  • Cashiers (6.7%)
  • Nursing, psychiatric, and home health aides (6.0%)
  • Other sales and related occupations, including supervisors (5.7%)
  • Bookkeeping, accounting, and auditing clerks (5.7%)
  • Preschool, kindergarten, elementary, and middle school teachers (5.3%)
  • Secretaries and administrative assistants (5.0%)
  • Child care workers (4.8%)

Average climate in Oakes, North Dakota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oakes-area historical tornado activity is above North Dakota state average. It is 7% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/23/2002, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 26.0 miles away from the Oakes city center .

On 7/18/2004, a category F4 tornado 35.6 miles away from the city center caused $2 million in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakes-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 619.7 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 103.8 miles away from the city center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 147.8 miles away from Oakes center
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi) earthquake occurred 92.2 miles away from Oakes 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 63.7 miles away from the city center
On 11/3/2002 at 20:41:56, a magnitude 4.3 (4.3 MB, 4.3 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 236.4 miles away from Oakes center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG), body-wave magnitude (MB), local magnitude (ML)

Natural disasters:

The number of natural disasters in Dickey County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 19, Storms: 11, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1 (Note: some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakes topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers in Oakes:

  • OAKES COMMUNITY HOSPITAL (Voluntary non-profit - Private, 1200 N 7TH ST)
  • GOOD SAMARITAN SOCIETY - OAKES (213 N 9TH ST)
  • DAVITA - OAKES DIALYSIS (413 S 7TH ST)

Airports located in Oakes:

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakes:

  • Northern State University (about 52 miles; Aberdeen, SD; Full-time enrollment: 2,203)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 72 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 81 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 96 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • Alexandria Technical & Community College (about 132 miles; Alexandria, MN; FT enrollment: 2,324)

Public high school in Oakes:

Public elementary/middle school in Oakes:

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Library in Oakes:

  • OAKES SCHOOL & PUBLIC LIBRARY (Operating income: $16,039; Location: 804 MAIN AVENUE; 31,220 books; 82 audio materials; 320 video materials; 7 state licensed databases; 38 print serial subscriptions; 3 electronic serial subscriptions)

Points of interest:

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Notable locations in Oakes: Oakes Fire Station (A), Oakes Volunteer Ambulance Service (B). Display/hide their locations on the map

Hotels: E & I Motel (1417 Main Avenue), Oakes Travel Inn Motel (401 Main Avenue).

Birthplace of: Phil Hansen (American football) - Football player.

Dickey 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 Oakes and their reported violations in the past:

OAKES CITY OF (Population served: 1,856, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • One minor monitoring violation
OAKES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past monitoring violations:
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In OCT-10-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - In SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-13-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-13-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In AUG-29-2012, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Repeat Major (TCR) - Between JUL-2012 and SEP-2012, Contaminant: Coliform (TCR). Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (SEP-07-2012), St Violation/Reminder Notice (SEP-07-2012), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • Monitoring, Source Water (GWR) - In SEP-27-2011, Contaminant: E. COLI. Follow-up actions: St Public Notif requested (OCT-14-2011), St Violation/Reminder Notice (OCT-14-2011), St Public Notif received (NOV-01-2011), St Compliance achieved (JUN-21-2013)
  • 3 routine major monitoring violations
  • One minor monitoring violation
  • One regular monitoring violation
  • One other older monitoring violation
Average household size:
This city:

2.2 people
North Dakota:

2.3 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:

59.0%
Whole state:

60.8%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:

4.3%
Whole state:

6.4%


Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 0.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.1% of all households
92 people in nursing facilities/skilled-nursing facilities in 2010
94 people in nursing homes in 2000

Banks with branches in Oakes (2011 data):

  • First State Bank of North Dakota: Oakes Branch at 620 Main Avenue, branch established on 1997/06/30. Info updated 2011/02/01: Bank assets: $283.6 mil, Deposits: $247.0 mil, headquarters in Arthur, ND, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 10 total offices, Holding Company: First Financial Corporation
  • Starion Financial: Oakes Branch at 601 Main Avenue, branch established on 1902/01/01. Info updated 2011/11/08: Bank assets: $924.6 mil, Deposits: $779.2 mil, headquarters in Bismarck, ND, positive income, Commercial Lending Specialization, 13 total offices, Holding Company: Starion Bancorporation

For population 15 years and over in Oakes:

Marital status in Oakes, ND
  • Never married: 18.5%
  • Now married: 61.5%
  • Separated: 0.7%
  • Widowed: 11.7%
  • Divorced: 7.7%

For population 25 years and over in Oakes:

  • High school or higher: 86.1%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 24.0%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 5.3%
  • Unemployed: 4.4%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 13.5 minutes
Educational Attainment in 2017
School Enrollment by Level of School in 2017
Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

10.8
North Dakota average:

9.8

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

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakes, ND (based on Dickey County data)

Religions Adherents in 2010
Religions Adherents - Change between 2000 and 2010
ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant1,77812
Evangelical Protestant1,32111
Catholic8083
Other-1
None1,382-
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: 6
Dickey County:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

3.23 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Dickey County:

5.60 / 10,000 pop.
State:

4.89 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

11.20 / 10,000 pop.
North Dakota:

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

8.9%
State:

7.6%
Adult obesity rate:
This county:

27.1%
North Dakota:

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

14.7%
North Dakota:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

47.0%
North Dakota:

50.2%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

40.6%
North Dakota:

47.1%

Average BMI:
Oakes:

28.2
North Dakota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
Oakes:

21.1%
State:

21.1%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Here:

10.7%
North Dakota:

10.7%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

6.9
North Dakota:

6.9

Overweight people:
Here:

33.1%
North Dakota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Oakes:

50.7%
State:

56.8%

Average condition of hearing:
This city:

73.9%
State:

78.0%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakes, 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 4$21,268$63,8040$0
Water Supply 2$13,712$82,2720$0
Financial Administration 2$8,723$52,3381$376
Streets and Highways 1$4,463$53,5560$0
Solid Waste Management 1$3,966$47,5921$326
Health 1$12,435$149,2201$1,933
Sewerage 0$0 0$0
Judicial and Legal 0$0 1$406
Other Government Administration 0$0 0$0
Local Libraries 0$0 1$835
Totals for Government 11$64,567$70,4375$3,876

Oakes government finances - Expenditure in 2016 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $655,000 ($380.59)
    Central Staff Services: $651,000 ($378.27)
    Police Protection: $310,000 ($180.13)
    Sewerage: $305,000 ($177.22)
    Solid Waste Management: $282,000 ($163.86)
    Regular Highways: $265,000 ($153.98)
    Air Transportation: $178,000 ($103.43)
    Libraries: $17,000 ($9.88)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $631,000 ($366.65)
  • Total Salaries and Wages: $291,000 ($169.09)

Oakes government finances - Revenue in 2016 (per resident):

  • Charges - Solid Waste Management: $283,000 ($164.44)
    Sewerage: $250,000 ($145.26)
    Air Transportation: $5,000 ($2.91)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $536,000 ($311.45)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Local Government Support: $6,000 ($3.49)
  • Tax - Property: $920,000 ($534.57)
    General Sales and Gross Receipts: $452,000 ($262.64)
    Other Selective Sales: $166,000 ($96.46)

Oakes government finances - Debt in 2016 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt - Outstanding Unspecified Public Purpose: $17,793,000 ($10338.76)
    Beginning Outstanding - Unspecified Public Purpose: $15,778,000 ($9167.93)
    Issue, Unspecified Public Purpose: $2,015,000 ($1170.83)

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

  • Bond Funds - Cash and Securities: $2,015,000 ($1170.83)
Businesses in Oakes, ND
NameCountNameCount
Alco Stores1True Value1
Lane Furniture1U-Haul1
Nike2

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakes:

  • KDDR (1220 AM; 1 kW; OAKES, ND)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKAA (1560 AM; 10 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KSDN (930 AM; 5 kW; ABERDEEN, SD; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KQLX (890 AM; daytime; 1 kW; LISBON, ND; Owner: SHEYENNE VALLEY BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakes:

  • K240CJ (95.9 FM; OAKES, ND; Owner: OAKES COMMUNITY CHRISTIAN B/CASTING)

Oakes fatal accident list:

Jul 1, 2016 09:08 PM, 15th St N, Lat: 46.138564, Lon: -98.078683, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 1, Fatalities: 1, Drunk persons involved: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 3Number of bridges
  • 36ft / 11.1mTotal length
  • 2,120Total average daily traffic
  • 281Total average daily truck traffic
  • 2,427Total future (year 2038) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakes)

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

37 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers)

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

1 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers in Oakes, ND)

FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers:

9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Broadcast Land Mobile Towers)

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

1
  • OAKES, Lat: 46.138306 Lon: -98.088806, Call Sign: WQGE275,
    Assigned Frequencies: 956.381 MHz, Grant Date: 10/12/2016, Expiration Date: 12/20/2026, Certifier: April Haring, Registrant: Sensus, 450 N Gallatin Ave, Uniontown, PA 15401, Phone: (800) 638-3748, Fax: (800) 888-2403, Email:

FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:

1
  • Oakes Municipal Airport (Lat: 46.173889 Lon: -98.082778), Type: Bant, Structure height: 6.1 m, Overall height: 6.2 m, Call Sign: WQHX384,
    Assigned Frequencies: 118.675 MHz, Grant Date: 09/20/2017, Expiration Date: 11/27/2027, Certifier: Mark Marvel, Registrant: Interstate Engineering, 1903 12th Ave Sw, Jamestown, ND 58402, Phone: (701) 252-0234, Fax: (701) 252-0203

FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:

4
  • Call Sign: KA0PKK, Licensee ID: L00831039, Grant Date: 11/17/2004, Expiration Date: 01/30/2015, Cancellation Date: 06/16/2007, Certifier: James D Ptacek, Registrant: James D Ptacek, 16 N 12th St, Oakes, ND 58474
  • Call Sign: KA0UIH, Grant Date: 02/26/1997, Expiration Date: 02/26/2007, Cancellation Date: 02/27/2009, Registrant: Charles K Ptacek, 1014 E Main Ave, Oakes, ND 58474
  • Call Sign: N0NDX, Previous Call Sign: KA0PKK, Licensee ID: L00831039, Grant Date: 03/21/2017, Expiration Date: 06/16/2027, Certifier: James D Ptacek, Registrant: James D Ptacek, 11340 81st St. Se, Oakes, ND 58474
  • Call Sign: KD0OUB, Licensee ID: L01641209, Grant Date: 05/27/2011, Expiration Date: 05/27/2021, Certifier: Steven K Thompson, Registrant: Steven K Thompson, 8596 Happy Acres, Oakes, ND 58474


FAA Registered Aircraft:

8 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oakes)

2004 - 2018 National Fire Incident Reporting System (NFIRS) incidents

    Fire incident distribution by year According to the data from the years 2004 - 2018 the average number of fire incidents per year is 10. The highest number of fire incidents - 39 took place in 2012, and the least - 0 in 2006. The data has an increasing trend.
    Fire incident types in Oakes, ND When looking into fire subcategories, the most reports belonged to: Outside Fires (47.4%), and Structure Fires (37.8%).

    • Fire incident types reported to NFIRS in Oakes, ND
    • 7447.4%Outside Fires
    • 5937.8%Structure Fires
    • 2214.1%Mobile Property/Vehicle Fires
    • 10.6%Other
See full National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Oakes, ND
Most common first names in Oakes, ND among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
John3581.8 years
George1980.0 years
Mary1885.1 years
Henry1577.7 years
Charles1584.2 years
Frank1481.1 years
Ruth1285.5 years
Clara1286.6 years
Anna1291.4 years
James1276.6 years
Most common last names in Oakes, ND among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Johnson1881.5 years
Anderson1778.9 years
Ulmer1587.7 years
Nelson1383.7 years
Larson1281.9 years
Zimbelman971.0 years
Peterson885.5 years
Cotten879.0 years
Skjefte878.2 years
Swanson878.2 years
Houses and condos Apartments
Most commonly used house heating fuel in houses and condos in Oakes, ND
  • 50.5%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 32.8%Electricity
  • 10.6%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
  • 5.0%Utility gas
  • 1.1%Other fuel
Most commonly used house heating fuel in apartments in Oakes, ND
  • 60.6%Electricity
  • 23.3%Bottled, tank, or LP gas
  • 9.0%Utility gas
  • 7.2%Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.


Oakes compared to North Dakota state average:

  • Unemployed percentage below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Median age above state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage 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.
  • Number of college students below state average.
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Top Patent Applicants
Top Patent Applicants
  • Jason A. Osborn (2)
  • Eric J. Behr (2)
  • Brian Donald Merle Sorum (1)
  • Clayton A. Melrose (1)
  • Orrin Christian Hanson (1)
  • Jason A. Osorn (1)

Total of 8 patent applications in 2008-2020.