For population 25 years and over in Oakes:
For population 15 years and over in Oakes city:
11 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,302 (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 ), Gwinner, ND (4.6 miles ), Forman, ND (4.7 miles ).
Single-family new house construction building permits:
Latitude: 46.14 N, Longitude: 98.09 W
Area code: 701
City-data.com crime rate counts serious crimes more heavily. It adjusts for the number of visitors and daily workers commuting into cities.
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Crime rate in Oakes detailed stats: murders, rapes, robberies, assaults, burglaries, thefts, arson
Full-time law enforcement employees in 2012, including police officers: 3 (3 officers).
Population change in the 1990s: +201 (+11.3%).
Work and jobs in Oakes: detailed stats about occupations, industries, unemployment, workers, commute
Average climate in Oakes, North Dakota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Oakes-area historical tornado activity is significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 39% greater 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 significantly above North Dakota state average. It is 98% smaller than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/5/1993 at 01:24:53, a magnitude 4.1 (4.1 LG, Depth: 6.2 mi, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 92.2 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 63.7 miles away from Oakes center
Magnitude types: regional Lg-wave magnitude (LG)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Dickey County (23) is a lot greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 20
Emergencies Declared: 3
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 11, Storms: 11, Floods: 8, Snows: 3, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Landslide: 1, Mudslide: 1, Tornado: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Birthplace of: Phil Hansen (American football) - Football player.
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Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakes:
Public high school in Oakes:
See full list of schools located in Oakes, School District: OAKES PUBLIC SCHOOL DISTRICT 41
Public elementary/middle schools in Oakes:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Oakes and their reported violations in the past:OAKES CITY OF (Address: 115 S 5TH STREET , Population served: 1979, Groundwater):
Past health violations:OAKES GOLF CLUB (Population served: 50, Groundwater):
Past health violations:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 9.8%
(8.4% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 77.8% for Black residents, 0.0% for Hispanic or Latino residents, 54.5% for other race residents, 0.0% for two or more races residents)
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Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
94 people in nursing homes in 2000
Oakes compared to North Dakota state average:
Banks with branches in Oakes (2011 data):
Fire-safe hotels and motels in Oakes, North Dakota:
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Oakes (based on Dickey County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 81.05%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 6
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 3
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Adult diabetes rate:
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Low-income preschool obesity rate:
6.39% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($31,641 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved from foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
7.13% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($27,715 average adjusted gross income)
10 or fewer of this county's residents moved to foreign countries between 2005 and 2006.
Top counties to which taxpayers relocated from this county between 2005 and 2006:
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FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:2 (See the full list of FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers in Oakes)
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:26 (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 Oakes, ND)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:8 (See the full list of FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers)
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FCC Registered Maritime Coast & Aviation Ground Towers:1
FCC Registered Amateur Radio Licenses:4
FAA Registered Aircraft:12 (See the full list of FAA Registered Aircraft in Oakes)
Total of 6 patent applications in 2008-2014.