Oklee, Minnesota

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Population in 2014: 424 (0% urban, 100% rural). Population change since 2000: +7.1%
 
Males: 199  (47.1%)
Females: 225  (52.9%)
Median resident age:  41.7 years
Minnesota median age:  37.9 years

Zip codes: 56742.

Estimated median household income in 2016: $37,616 (it was $23,214 in 2000)
Oklee:

$37,616
MN:

$65,599

Estimated per capita income in 2016: $22,174 (it was $14,342 in 2000)

Oklee city income, earnings, and wages data

Estimated median house or condo value in 2016: $53,641 (it was $25,600 in 2000)
Oklee:

$53,641
MN:

$211,800

Mean prices in 2016: All housing units: $65,897; Detached houses: $69,625; Mobile homes: $7,517

Median gross rent in 2016: $582.

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  • Races in Oklee, MN (2010)

    Oklee races chart
    • 38187.6%White alone
    • 399.0%American Indian alone
    • 112.5%Two or more races
    • 30.7%Hispanic
    • 10.2%Asian alone

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

Mar. 2016 cost of living index in Oklee: 85.3 (less than average, U.S. average is 100)
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Ancestries: Norwegian (41.1%), French Canadian (8.1%), French (6.5%), German (5.4%), American (3.2%), Irish (3.2%).

Current Local Time: CST time zone

Elevation: 1150 feet

Land area: 0.66 square miles.

Population density: 646 people per square mile   (low).

Oklee,MN real estate house value index trend

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For population 25 years and over in Oklee:

  • High school or higher: 92.2%
  • Bachelor's degree or higher: 7.8%
  • Graduate or professional degree: 1.5%
  • Unemployed: 16.5%
  • Mean travel time to work (commute): 24.6 minutes

For population 15 years and over in Oklee city:

  • Never married: 25.0%
  • Now married: 43.4%
  • Separated: 0.0%
  • Widowed: 16.7%
  • Divorced: 14.9%

16 residents are foreign born (1.2% Europe, 0.9% North America).

This city:

3.8%
Minnesota:

7.8%

Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with mortgages in 2016: $632 (1.0%)
Median real estate property taxes paid for housing units with no mortgage in 2016: $793 (2.1%)

Oklee satellite photo by USGS

Nearest city with pop. 50,000+: Fargo, ND (80.4 miles , pop. 90,599).

Nearest city with pop. 200,000+: Minneapolis, MN (233.8 miles , pop. 382,618).

Nearest city with pop. 1,000,000+: Chicago, IL (576.2 miles , pop. 2,896,016).

Nearest cities: Brooks, MN (2.7 miles) , Trail, MN (2.9 miles) , Plummer, MN (3.2 miles ), Gully, MN (3.4 miles) , Erskine, MN (3.7 miles ), McIntosh, MN (3.7 miles ), Mentor, MN (4.1 miles) , Gonvick, MN (4.2 miles ).

Single-family new house construction building permits:

  • 1997: 3 buildings, average cost: $90,300
  • 1998: 1 building, cost: $60,000

Latitude: 47.84 N, Longitude: 95.85 W

Area code: 218

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

3.8%
Minnesota:

3.2%

Unemployment by year (%)

Population change in the 1990s: -43 (-9.8%).
Most common industries in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Manufacturing (19%)
  • Transportation and warehousing (14%)
  • Arts, entertainment, and recreation (13%)
  • Construction (12%)
  • Retail trade (11%)
  • Accommodation and food services (10%)
  • Agriculture, forestry, fishing and hunting (7%)
  • Other services, except public administration (21%)
  • Accommodation and food services (20%)
  • Health care and social assistance (19%)
  • Educational services (14%)
  • Finance and insurance (7%)
  • Manufacturing (4%)
  • Wholesale trade (4%)
Most common occupations in 2016 (%)
Males Females
  • Production occupations (19%)
  • Construction and extraction occupations (10%)
  • Transportation occupations (10%)
  • Material moving occupations (9%)
  • Sales and related occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (7%)
  • Farming, fishing, and forestry occupations (7%)
  • Office and administrative support occupations (29%)
  • Food preparation and serving related occupations (21%)
  • Education, training, and library occupations (15%)
  • Community and social service occupations (6%)
  • Healthcare support occupations (6%)
  • Sales and related occupations (6%)
  • Management occupations (5%)

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

Average climate in Oklee, Minnesota

Based on data reported by over 4,000 weather stations

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Tornado activity:

Oklee-area historical tornado activity is below Minnesota state average. It is 48% smaller than the overall U.S. average.

On 7/11/1980, a category F2 (max. wind speeds 113-157 mph) tornado 19.3 miles away from the Oklee city center caused between $500,000 and $5,000,000 in damages.

On 6/26/1978, a category F2 tornado 19.6 miles away from the city center caused between $5000 and $50,000 in damages.

Earthquake activity:

Oklee-area historical earthquake activity is near Minnesota state average. It is 87% 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 150.2 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 151.1 miles away from Oklee center
On 3/4/1983 at 06:32:18, a magnitude 4.6 (4.4 MB, 4.6 LG, 4.4 ML) earthquake occurred 303.2 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 149.6 miles away from the city center
On 8/18/1959 at 06:37:13, a magnitude 7.7 (7.7 UK, Class: Major, Intensity: VIII - XII) earthquake occurred 742.5 miles away from Oklee center, causing $26,000,000 total damage
On 10/25/1990 at 06:25:25, a magnitude 3.9 (3.6 MB, 3.9 LG, Depth: 3.1 mi) earthquake occurred 306.8 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 Red Lake County (19) is greater than the US average (13).
Major Disasters (Presidential) Declared: 17
Emergencies Declared: 2

Causes of natural disasters: Floods: 16, Storms: 7, Heavy Rains: 3, Tornadoes: 2, Blizzard: 1, Drought: 1, Hurricane: 1, Ice Storm: 1, Snow: 1, Winter Storm: 1 (Note: Some incidents may be assigned to more than one category).
Oklee topographic map

Hospitals and medical centers near Oklee:

  • MCINTOSH SENIOR LIVING (Nursing Home, about 14 miles away; MCINTOSH, MN)

Colleges/universities with over 2000 students nearest to Oklee:

  • Northland Community and Technical College (about 25 miles; Thief River Falls, MN; Full-time enrollment: 2,717)
  • Bemidji State University (about 52 miles; Bemidji, MN; FT enrollment: 4,316)
  • University of North Dakota (about 57 miles; Grand Forks, ND; FT enrollment: 12,858)
  • North Dakota State University-Main Campus (about 80 miles; Fargo, ND; FT enrollment: 12,680)
  • Minnesota State University-Moorhead (about 80 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 6,096)
  • Concordia College at Moorhead (about 81 miles; Moorhead, MN; FT enrollment: 2,767)
  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College (about 108 miles; Fergus Falls, MN; FT enrollment: 4,863)

Public high school in Oklee:

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Notable location: Oklee Volunteer Fire Department (A). Display/hide its location on the map

Churches in Oklee include: Oklee Lutheran Church (A), Saint Francis Xavier Church (B), Oak Park Evangelical Lutheran Church (C). Display/hide their locations on the map

Red Lake County has a predicted average indoor radon screening level greater than 4 pCi/L (pico curies per liter) - Highest Potential
Percentage of residents living in poverty in 2016: 17.9%
(15.6% for White Non-Hispanic residents, 33.3% for American Indian residents, 57.1% for two or more races residents)
Average household size:
This city:  2.2 people
Minnesota:  2.5 people

Percentage of family households:
This city:  56.4%
Whole state:  64.6%

Percentage of households with unmarried partners:
This city:  8.7%
Whole state:  6.9%

Likely homosexual households (counted as self-reported same-sex unmarried-partner households)
  • Lesbian couples: 1.0% of all households
  • Gay men: 0.0% of all households

Banks with branches in Oklee (2011 data):

  • Security State Bank of Oklee: Security State Bank Of Oklee at 201 Main Street, branch established on 1934/01/01. Info updated 2010/12/06: Bank assets: $30.4 mil, Deposits: $25.5 mil, local headquarters, positive income, Agricultural Specialization, 1 total offices

Educational Attainment (%) in 2016

School Enrollment by Level of School (%) in 2016

Education Gini index (Inequality in education)
Here:

7.2
Minnesota average:

10.7

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

Presidential Elections Results

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Religion statistics for Oklee city (based on Red Lake County data)

ReligionAdherentsCongregations
Catholic1,8004
Mainline Protestant1,2566
Evangelical Protestant8514
None182-
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
Red Lake County:

7.32 / 10,000 pop.
Minnesota:

1.83 / 10,000 pop.
Number of convenience stores (with gas): 2
Red Lake County:

4.88 / 10,000 pop.
State:

3.90 / 10,000 pop.
Number of full-service restaurants: 6
Here:

14.64 / 10,000 pop.
State:

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

7.4%
Minnesota:

6.5%
Adult obesity rate:
Red Lake County:

27.0%
Minnesota:

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

11.2%
State:

13.0%

Health and Nutrition:

Healthy diet rate:
This city:

44.4%
Minnesota:

49.3%

Average overall health of teeth and gums:
Oklee:

34.0%
State:

46.1%

Average BMI:
Oklee:

29.3
Minnesota:

28.5

People feeling badly about themselves:
This city:

17.7%
Minnesota:

21.5%

Average hours sleeping at night:
This city:

7.2
State:

6.8

Overweight people:
Oklee:

32.0%
Minnesota:

33.2%

General health condition:
Oklee:

46.3%
Minnesota:

56.2%

Average condition of hearing:
Oklee:

77.4%
Minnesota:

78.6%

More about Health and Nutrition of Oklee, MN Residents
Local government employment and payroll (March 2012)
Function Full-time employees Monthly full-time payroll Average yearly full-time wage Part-time employees Monthly part-time payroll
Financial Administration 1$3,348$40,1760$0
Water Supply 1$2,716$32,5920$0
Totals for Government 2$6,064$36,3840$0

Oklee government finances - Expenditure in 2002 (per resident):

  • Current Operations - Water Utilities: $123,000 ($290.09)
    General - Other: $69,000 ($162.74)
    Sewerage: $60,000 ($141.51)
    Financial Administration: $60,000 ($141.51)
    Regular Highways: $49,000 ($115.57)
    Police Protection: $28,000 ($66.04)
    Fire Protection: $15,000 ($35.38)
    Parks & Recreation: $8,000 ($18.87)
    Housing & Community Development: $7,000 ($16.51)
    Central Staff Services: $6,000 ($14.15)
  • General - Interest on Debt: $29,000 ($68.40)
  • Other Capital Outlay - Sewerage: $17,000 ($40.09)
    Regular Highways: $10,000 ($23.58)
    General - Other: $9,000 ($21.23)
    Water Utilities: $2,000 ($4.72)
  • Total Salaries & Wages: $200,000 ($471.70)
  • Water Utilities - Interest on Debt: $40,000 ($94.34)

Oklee government finances - Revenue in 2002 (per resident):

  • Charges - Sewerage: $44,000 ($103.77)
    All Other: $9,000 ($21.23)
  • Miscellaneous - General Revenue, NEC: $66,000 ($155.66)
    Interest Earnings: $3,000 ($7.08)
  • Revenue - Water Utilities: $74,000 ($174.53)
  • State Intergovernmental - General Support: $131,000 ($308.96)
    All Other: $6,000 ($14.15)
  • Tax - Property: $48,000 ($113.21)
    NEC: $1,000 ($2.36)

Oklee government finances - Debt in 2002 (per resident):

  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding - Water Utilities: $820,000 ($1933.96)
  • Long Term Debt Beginning Outstanding, NEC: $491,000 ($1158.02)
  • Long Term Debt Outstanding Nonguaranteed - Water Utilities: $800,000 ($1886.79)
    Other, NEC: $443,000 ($1044.81)
  • Long Term Debt Retired Unspecified - Other, NEC: $48,000 ($113.21)
    Water Utilities: $20,000 ($47.17)

Oklee government finances - Cash and Securities in 2002 (per resident):

  • Other Funds - Cash & Deposits: $312,000 ($735.85)

6.88% of this county's 2011 resident taxpayers lived in other counties in 2010 ($26,116 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

6.88%
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 Pennington County, MN  2.09% ($29,824 average AGI)
from Polk County, MN  0.92% ($18,533)


7.57% of this county's 2010 resident taxpayers moved to other counties in 2011 ($29,903 average adjusted gross income)

Here:

7.57%
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 Pennington County, MN  1.83% ($28,433 average AGI)
to Polk County, MN  1.40% ($24,348)

Strongest AM radio stations in Oklee:

  • WWNL (1080 AM; 50 kW; PITTSBURGH, PA; Owner: STEEL CITY RADIO, INC.)
  • KKCQ (1480 AM; 5 kW; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KPRM (870 AM; 25 kW; PARK RAPIDS, MN; Owner: DE LA HUNT BROADCASTING CORP.)
  • KKAQ (1460 AM; 3 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • WEBC (560 AM; 50 kW; DULUTH, MN)
  • KQWB (1660 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: MONTEREY LICENSES, LLC)
  • KNOX (1310 AM; 5 kW; GRAND FORKS, ND; Owner: LEIGHTON ENTERPRISES, INC.)
  • KKBJ (1360 AM; 5 kW; BEMIDJI, MN; Owner: R.P. BROADCASTING)
  • KXMR (710 AM; 50 kW; BISMARCK, ND; Owner: RADIO BISMARCK MANDAN, LLC)
  • KTRF (1230 AM; 1 kW; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY)
  • WCCO (830 AM; 50 kW; MINNEAPOLIS, MN; Owner: INFINITY MEDIA CORPORATION)
  • KFNW (1200 AM; 10 kW; WEST FARGO, ND; Owner: NORTHWESTERN COLLEGE)
  • KCNN (1590 AM; 5 kW; EAST GRAND FORKS, MN; Owner: KRAD, INC.)

Strongest FM radio stations in Oklee:

  • KNTN (102.7 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: MINNESOTA PUBLIC RADIO)
  • KKEQ (107.1 FM; FOSSTON, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSNR (100.3 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: CITICASTERS LICENSES, L.P.)
  • KKDQ (99.3 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: IOWA CITY BROADCASTING COMPANY, INC.)
  • KKCQ-FM (96.7 FM; BAGLEY, MN; Owner: PINE TO PRAIRIE BROADCASTING, INC.)
  • KSRQ (90.1 FM; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: JOINT VOCAT. TECH COLLEGE DIS. #2200)

TV broadcast stations around Oklee:

  • KBRR (Channel 10; THIEF RIVER FALLS, MN; Owner: RED RIVER BROADCAST CO., LLC)

Oklee fatal accident list:

Oct 14, 1994 02:06 PM, 53, Vehicles: 1, Persons: 2, Fatalities: 1
  • National Bridge Inventory (NBI) Statistics
  • 1Number of bridges
  • 4m13ftTotal length
  • 1,049Total average daily traffic
  • 146Total average daily truck traffic
  • 990Total future (year 2029) average daily traffic

FCC Registered Cell Phone Towers:

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

FCC Registered Antenna Towers:

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

FCC Registered Private Land Mobile Towers:

4
  • 2nd St & Main Ave (Lat: 47.838861 Lon: -95.854472), Call Sign: KNBV305, Licensee ID: L00060468
    Assigned Frequencies: 154.220 MHz, 154.295 MHzGrant Date: 10/08/1996, Expiration Date: 01/05/2002, Cancellation Date: 05/05/2002Registrant: Oklee, Town Of, Box 214, Okle, MN 56742, Phone: (218) 796-5600
  • On Minn Hwy 92 2.75 W Of Jct 222 (Lat: 47.819417 Lon: -95.916972), Structure height: 60 m, Call Sign: WNJM301
    Assigned Frequencies: 451.375 MHzGrant Date: 03/10/2011, Expiration Date: 05/28/2021Registrant: Keller And Heckman LLP, 1001 G Street, Nw, Suite 500 West, Washington, DC 20001, Phone: (202) 434-4100, Fax: (202) 434-4646, Email:
  • Oklee Farmers Coop Elevator (Lat: 47.840250 Lon: -95.854472), Call Sign: WYX600
    Assigned Frequencies: 151.565 MHzGrant Date: 02/28/2014, Expiration Date: 03/17/2024Registrant: Chs Ag Services, 806 Elevator Road, Oklee, MN 56742, Phone: (218) 796-5100, Fax: (218) 796-5143, Email:
  • Lat: 47.838889 Lon: -95.850000, Call Sign: WQAW874, Licensee ID: L00858820
    Assigned Frequencies: 159.690 MHzGrant Date: 08/20/2004, Expiration Date: 08/20/2014, Cancellation Date: 10/25/2014, Certifier: Bill HessRegistrant: Bill Hess, 23901 330th Street, Trail, MN 56684, Phone: (218) 769-4723, Email:

FCC Registered Paging Towers:

1
  • 1/4 Miles East Of Inter Of Mn State Hwy 22 And Red Lake Coun (Lat: 47.836056 Lon: -95.855833), Call Sign: KNKK647
    Assigned Frequencies: 158.100 MHzGrant Date: 08/17/1998, Expiration Date: 07/01/2008, Cancellation Date: 01/22/2008, Certifier: Elizabeth L KohlerRegistrant: Lukas, Nace, Gutierrez & Sachs, Chtd., 1650 Tysons Blvd., Suite 1500, Mclean, VA 22102, Phone: (703) 584-8661, Email:

FAA Registered Aircraft:

1
  • Aircraft: PIPER PA-18-150 (Category: Land, Seats: 2, Weight: Up to 12,499 Pounds, Speed: 97 mph), Engine: LYCOMING 0-320 SERIES (180 HP) (Reciprocating)
    N-Number: 4398A , Serial Number: 18-4813, Year manufactured: 1956, Airworthiness Date: 04/13/1962
    Registrant (Individual): David P Bachand, 706 Minnesota 222, Oklee, MN 56742

Most common first names in Oklee, MN among deceased individuals
NameCountLived (average)
George1077.7 years
John1070.3 years
Ole882.4 years
Clarence780.4 years
Arthur680.5 years
Marie573.6 years
Joseph579.2 years
Albert583.6 years
Mary591.8 years
Emma582.8 years
Most common last names in Oklee, MN among deceased individuals
Last nameCountLived (average)
Larson1878.2 years
Olson1281.4 years
Boucher1084.5 years
Melby986.2 years
Asselin878.9 years
Johnson778.7 years
Nelson783.7 years
Hegland773.0 years
Plante676.8 years
Hince667.3 years

Most commonly used house heating fuel:

  • Electricity (43%)
  • Fuel oil, kerosene, etc. (25%)
  • Bottled, tank, or LP gas (24%)
  • Utility gas (3%)
  • Other fuel (2%)
  • Solar energy (1%)

Oklee compared to Minnesota state average:

  • Median household income below state average.
  • Median house value significantly below state average.
  • Black race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Hispanic race population percentage significantly below state average.
  • Foreign-born population percentage below state average.
  • Number of college students significantly below state average.
  • Percentage of population with a bachelor's degree or higher significantly below state average.
There are no pilots and 2 other airmen in this city.
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