Oakport, Minnesota

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Population in 2010: 1,387. Population change since 2000: +4.0%
Males: 765  (55.2%)
Females: 622  (44.8%)
Median resident age:  41.9 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56560.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $102,042 (it was $62,500 in 2000)
Oakport:

$102,042
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $36,174 (it was $22,506 in 2000)

Oakport CDP income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $251,801 (it was $115,200 in 2000)
Oakport:

$251,801
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $243,410; Detached houses: $241,441
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  • Races in Oakport, MN (2010)

    Oakport races chart
    • 1,34597.0%White alone
    • 171.2%Hispanic
    • 151.1%Two or more races
    • 50.4%Black alone
    • 50.4%American Indian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oakport: 105.3 (more than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (31.7%), German (20.6%), Greek (8.0%), European (7.8%), American (4.7%), Swedish (2.7%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Land area: 3.04 square miles.

Population density: 457 people per square mile   (low).

Oakport,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Oakport:

  • High school or higher: 98.5%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 40.3%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 12.0%
  • Unemployed: 3.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 17.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oakport CDP:

  • Never married: 21.2%
  • Now married: 68.2%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 3.4%
  • Divorced: 7.1%

6 residents are foreign born

This place:

0.4%
Minnesota:

100.0%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $2,478 (1.1%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $2,599 (1.2%)

Oakport satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (4.9 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (216.5 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (570.3 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: North River, ND (1.4 miles) , Reile's Acres, ND (2.1 miles ), Fargo, ND (2.2 miles ), Moorhead, MN (2.2 miles ), Dilworth, MN (2.2 miles ), Harwood, ND (2.5 miles ), West Fargo, ND (2.7 miles ), Brooktree Park, ND (2.8 miles) .

Latitude: 46.94 N, Longitude: 96.77 W

Oakport household income distribution Oakport home values distribution
Unemployment in September 2015:
Here:

2.5%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction (25%)
  • Manufacturing (17%)
  • Wholesale trade (7%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (5%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (5%)
  • Health care and social assistance (35%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (11%)
  • Manufacturing (8%)
  • Retail trade (6%)
  • Professional, scientific, and technical services (6%)
  • Public administration (5%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Construction and extraction occupations (19%)
  • Sales and related occupations (13%)
  • Management occupations (10%)
  • Production occupations (8%)
  • Installation, maintenance, and repair occupations (7%)
  • Transportation occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (6%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (30%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (12%)
  • Health diagnosing and treating practitioners and other technical occupations (9%)
  • Business and financial operations occupations (9%)
  • Computer and mathematical occupations (7%)
  • Management occupations (7%)
  • Sales and related occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Oakport, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oakport-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 1% greater than the overall U.S. average.

On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 4.2 miles away from the Oakport place center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.

On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 25.8 miles away from the place center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oakport-area historical earthquake activity is slightly above Minnesota state average. It is 82% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/9/1975 at 14:54:15, a magnitude 4.6 (4.6 MB, Class: Light, Intensity: IV - V) earthquake occurred 94.2 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 90.1 miles away from Oakport center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 689.0 miles away from the city center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 227.6 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 79.5 miles away from Oakport center
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 232.5 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 Clay County (25) is a lot greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 21
Emergencies Declared: 4

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 21, Storms: 12, Tornadoes: 5, Winds: 2, Winter Storms: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Hurricane: 1, Snow: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oakport topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oakport:

  • FARGO VA MEDICAL CENTER (Hospital, Acute Care - Veterans Administration, about 3 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • ROSEWOOD ON BROADWAY (Nursing Home, about 4 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • MERITCARE HOS SAME DAY SURGERY (Hospital, about 4 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • ST ANSGAR HOSPITAL (Hospital, about 4 miles away; MOORHEAD, MN)
  • SANFORD MEDICAL CENTER FARGO Acute Care Hospitals (about 4 miles away; FARGO, ND)
  • GOLDEN LIVINGCENTER - MOORHEAD (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; MOORHEAD, MN)
  • BETHANY ON UNIVERSITY (Nursing Home, about 5 miles away; FARGO, ND)

Amtrak station near Oakport:

  • 4 miles: FARGO (420 4TH ST. N) . Services: ticket office, fully wheelchair accessible, enclosed waiting area, public restrooms, public payphones, vending machines, free short-term parking, free long-term parking, call for car rental service, taxi stand.

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oakport:

  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 4 miles; Fargo, ND; Full-time enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 5 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 6 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • North Dakota State College of Science (about 47 miles; Wahpeton, ND; FT enrollment: 2,318)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 55 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)
  • University of North Dakota (about 70 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 87 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 2,717)

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Church in Oakport: Faith Mennonite Church (A). Display/hide its location on the map

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

Air pollution and air quality trends
(lower is better)

Air Quality Index (AQI) level in 2013 was 80.6. This is about average.

City:

80.6
U.S.:

74.7

Carbon Monoxide (CO) [ppm] level in 2013 was 0.149. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.149
U.S.:

0.293

Nitrogen Dioxide (NO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 4.29. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

4.29
U.S.:

6.40

Sulfur Dioxide (SO2) [ppb] level in 2013 was 0.236. This is significantly better than average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

0.236
U.S.:

1.912

Ozone [ppb] level in 2013 was 28.6. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

28.6
U.S.:

32.0

Particulate Matter (PM10) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 16.8. This is about average. Closest monitor was 2.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

16.8
U.S.:

20.0

Particulate Matter (PM2.5) [µg/m3] level in 2013 was 6.72. This is better than average. Closest monitor was 4.2 miles away from the city center.

City:

6.72
U.S.:

9.35
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 0.0%
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Average household size:
This place:  2.9 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This place:  87.1%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This place:  3.1%
Whole state:  6.9%

No gay or lesbian households reported
5 people in group homes intended for adults in 2010

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

8.4
Minnesota average:

10.7

Oakport travel time to work - commute Oakport mode of transportation to work chart

Presidential Elections Results

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2016 Presidential Elections Results

Graphs represent county-level data. Detailed 2008 Election Results

Religion statistics for Oakport CDP (based on Clay County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Mainline Protestant17,95932
Catholic9,90011
Evangelical Protestant8,05530
Other241
None23,061-
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: 7
Clay County:

1.28 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 1
Clay County:

0.18 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

0.49 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 20
Clay County:

3.66 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 22
Here:

4.03 / 10,000 pop.
State:

6.98 / 10,000 pop.
Adult diabetes rate:
This county:

6.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Clay County:

26.5%
Minnesota:

25.9%
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
This county:

11.6%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
Oakport:

55.6%
State:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
This city:

56.2%
Minnesota:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Here:

28.0
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

23.4%
Minnesota:

21.5%

People not drinking alcohol at all:
Oakport:

7.0%
Minnesota:

10.1%

Average hours sleeping at night:
Here:

7.0
Minnesota:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oakport:

34.4%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Oakport:

62.9%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Here:

81.6%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oakport, MN Residents

8.03% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($31,581 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

8.03%
Minnesota average:

6.51%

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 Cass County, ND  3.27% ($35,623 average AGI)
from Otter Tail County, MN  0.46% ($28,424)
from Becker County, MN  0.30% ($26,879)


7.96% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($31,706 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.96%
Minnesota average:

6.71%

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  3.28% ($29,990 average AGI)
to Hennepin County, MN  0.47% ($26,069)
to Becker County, MN  0.32% ($42,500)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oakport:

  • WDAY (970 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KVOX (1280 AM; 5 kW; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFGO (790 AM; 5 kW; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KBRF (1250 AM; 10 kW; FERGUS FALLS, MN; Owner: RESULT RADIO, INC.)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KSJB (600 AM; 5 kW; JAMESTOWN, ND; Owner: CHESTERMAN COMM. JAMESTOWN, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oakport:

  • KVOX-FM (99.9 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KCCM-FM (91.1 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • WDAY-FM (93.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFNW-FM (97.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KKBX (101.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDSU (91.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA STATE UNIVERSITY)
  • KPFX (107.9 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KQWB-FM (98.7 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KFAB-FM (92.7 FM; KINDRED, ND; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KFBN (88.7 FM; FARGO, ND; Owner: FARGO BAPTIST CHURCH)
  • KCCD (90.3 FM; MOORHEAD, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KLTA (105.1 FM; BRECKENRIDGE, MN; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KRVI (95.1 FM; DETROIT LAKES, MN; Owner: CAPSTAR TX LIMITED PARTNERSHIP)
  • KDJZ (100.7 FM; HARWOOD, ND; Owner: TOM INGSTAD NORTH DAKOTA BROADCASTING LLC)
  • KDAM (104.7 FM; HOPE, ND; Owner: CLEAR CHANNEL BROADCASTING LICENSES, INC.)
  • KEGK (106.9 FM; WAHPETON, ND; Owner: GUDERIAN BROADCASTING, INC.)

TV broadcast stations around Oakport:

  • KVRR (Channel 15; FARGO, ND; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)
  • KVNJ-LP (Channel 2; FARGO, ND; Owner: G.I.G., INC.)
  • WDAY-TV (Channel 6; FARGO, ND; Owner: FORUM COMMUNICATIONS COMPANY)
  • KFME (Channel 13; FARGO, ND; Owner: PRAIRIE PUBLIC BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KXJB-TV (Channel 4; VALLEY CITY, ND; Owner: CATAMOUNT BROADCASTING OF FARGO LLC)
  • K56ET (Channel 56; FARGO, ND; Owner: TRINITY BROADCASTING NETWORK)
  • KVLY-TV (Channel 11; FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTH DAKOTA TELEVISION LICENSE SUB, L.L.C.)
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 5Number of bridges
  • 61m200ftTotal length
  • 8,250Total average daily traffic
  • 7,455Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Microwave Towers:

3
  • OAKPORT TANK, 2nd Street North (Lat: 46.939750 Lon: -96.775806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQGG794
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.7 MHzGrant Date: 01/12/2007, Expiration Date: 01/12/2017, Cancellation Date: 07/11/2007, Certifier: Tim SandenRegistrant: Comsearch, 19700 Janelia Farm Boulevard, Ashburn, VA 20147, Phone: (703) 726-5500, Fax: (703) 726-5595, Email:
  • OAKPORT TANK, Off 2nd Street North (Lat: 46.939750 Lon: -96.775806), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42 m, Call Sign: WQGT397
    Assigned Frequencies: 10618.7 MHzGrant Date: 04/11/2007, Expiration Date: 04/11/2017, Certifier: Dave RognessRegistrant: Red River Regional Dispatch Center, 300 Np Avenue Suite #206, Fargo, ND 58102, Phone: (701) 451-7683, Email:
  • OAKPORT WT, 2nd Street N (Lat: 46.939583 Lon: -96.775972), Type: Tank, Structure height: 42.4 m, Call Sign: WQVN565
    Assigned Frequencies: 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHz, 10855.0 MHzGrant Date: 04/07/2015, Expiration Date: 04/07/2025, Certifier: Bill SchwandtRegistrant: Pcs Technologies, Inc., 30 W Water Street, St Paul, MN 55107, Phone: (651) 222-5881, Fax: (651) 228-2645, Email:

Home Mortgage Disclosure Act Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) FHA, FSA/RHS & VA
Home Purchase Loans
B) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
C) Refinancings
D) Home Improvement Loans
F) Non-occupant Loans on
< 5 Family Dwellings (A B C & D)
NumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage ValueNumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED5$142,1368$140,27638$147,0115$60,2463$138,153
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$01$88,5703$159,4600$00$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$00$07$173,5661$134,9503$104,590
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN1$109,0502$181,5357$153,6911$162,1100$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$00$01$71,4400$00$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003 1999

Detailed HMDA statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.06

Private Mortgage Insurance Companies Aggregated Statistics For Year 2009
(Based on 1 partial tract)
A) Conventional
Home Purchase Loans
NumberAverage Value
LOANS ORIGINATED1$233,550
APPLICATIONS APPROVED, NOT ACCEPTED0$0
APPLICATIONS DENIED0$0
APPLICATIONS WITHDRAWN0$0
FILES CLOSED FOR INCOMPLETENESS0$0
Choose year:  2009 2008 2007 2006 2005 2004 2003

Detailed PMIC statistics for the following Tracts: 0301.06

Conventional Home Purchase Loans

Conventional Home Purchase Loans - Value

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Utility gas (66%)
  • Electricity (29%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (3%)
  • Wood (1%)

Oakport compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income above state average.
  • Unemployed percentage significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Renting percentage significantly below state average.
  • Length of stay since moving in significantly above state average.
  • Number of rooms per house above state average.
  • House age significantly below state average.
  • Number of college students below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher above state average.
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