For population 25 years and over in Ogema:
For population 15 years and over in Ogema city:
2 residents are foreign born
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2011: $1,188 (1.3%)
Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (44.6 miles , pop. 90,599).
Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (195.4 miles , pop. 382,618).
Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (545.6 miles , pop. 2,896,016).
Nearest cities: White Earth, MN (2.0 miles ), Waubun, MN (2.4 miles ), Callaway, MN (2.9 miles) , Mahnomen, MN (3.8 miles ), Ulen, MN (4.0 miles ), Audubon, MN (4.1 miles ), Lake Park, MN (4.1 miles ), Naytahwaush, MN (4.2 miles ).
Latitude: 47.10 N, Longitude: 95.93 W
Area code commonly used in this area: 218
Population change in the 1990s: -21 (-12.8%).
Average climate in Ogema, Minnesota
Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations
Ogema-area historical tornado activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 17% greater than the overall U.S. average.
On 6/20/1957, a category F5 (max. wind speeds 261-318 mph) tornado 21.6 miles away from the Ogema city center killed 10 people and injured 103 people and caused between $5,000,000 and $50,000,000 in damages.
On 6/28/1975, a category F4 (max. wind speeds 207-260 mph) tornado 37.1 miles away from the city center caused between $50,000 and $500,000 in damages.
Earthquake activity:Ogema-area historical earthquake activity is significantly below Minnesota state average. It is 100% 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 99.4 miles away from the city center
Magnitude types: body-wave magnitude (MB)
Natural disasters:The number of natural disasters in Becker County (15) is greater than the US average (12).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 13
Emergencies Declared: 2
Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 7, Storms: 7, Tornadoes: 5, Floods: 5, Blizzard: 1, Heavy Rain: 1, Snow: 1, Wind: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Hospitals/medical centers near Ogema:
See full list of schools located in Ogema
Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Ogema:
Drinking water stations with addresses in Ogema that have no violations reported:
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2011: 24.2%
(12.1% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 50.0% for American Indian residents, 27.8% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
Percentage of family households:
Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
Ogema compared to Minnesota state average:
Banks with branches in Ogema (2011 data):
Most commonly used house heating fuel:
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Religion statistics for Ogema (based on Becker County data)Percentage of population affiliated with a religious congregations: 73.94%
Breakdown of population affiliated with a religious congregations
Tables represent county-level data.
Food Environment Statistics:
Number of grocery stores: 4
Number of supercenters and club stores: 1
Number of convenience stores (no gas): 2
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 24
Number of full-service restaurants: 24
Adult diabetes rate:
Adult obesity rate:
Low-income preschool obesity rate:
Ogema government finances in 2002(per resident):
6.62% of this county's 2006 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2005 ($38,550 average adjusted gross income)
0.12% of residents moved from foreign countries ($175 average AGI)
Top counties from which taxpayers relocated into this county between 2005 and 2006:
6.23% of this county's 2005 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2006 ($31,534 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:
Strongest AM radio stations in Ogema:
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Ogema fatal accident list:
Mar 7, 1988 08:15 PM, 59, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 1
Jun 24, 1987 07:15 AM, 59, Vehicles: 2, Persons: 3, Fatalities: 2
FCC Registered Antenna Towers:9 (See the full list of FCC Registered Antenna Towers in Ogema)
FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:1
FCC Registered Microwave Towers:1
FAA Registered Aircraft:1
2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System Incidents:
See full 2006 National Fire Incident Reporting System statistics for Ogema, MN