Oakes, North Dakota Population 2021

1,655
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Oakes is a city located in Dickey County North Dakota. With a 2020 population of 1,655, it is the 28th largest city in North Dakota and the 8341st largest city in the United States . Oakes is currently declining at a rate of -1.37% annually and its population has decreased by -10.83% since the most recent census, which recorded a population of 1,856 in 2010. Oakes reached it's highest population of 1,848 in 2010. Spanning over 2 miles, Oakes has a population density of 1,058 people per square mile.

The average household income in Oakes is $81,297 with a poverty rate of 6.09%. The median rental costs in recent years comes to $664 per month, and the median house value is $124,400. The median age in Oakes is 36.5 years, 38.2 years for males, and 33.4 years for females.

Oakes Demographics

According to the most recent ACS, the racial composition of Oakes was:

  • White: 97.32%
  • Black or African American: 1.74%
  • Native American: 0.80%
  • Other race: 0.14%
  • Asian: 0.00%
  • Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander: 0.00%
  • Two or more races: 0.00%
The current population of Oakes, North Dakota is 1,655 based on our projections of the latest US Census estimates. The US Census estimates the 2018 population at 1,724.The last official US Census in 2010 recorded the population at 1,856.

Oakes, North Dakota Population 2021

Population by Race

Race Population Percentage
White2,07297.32%
Black or African American371.74%
American Indian and Alaska Native170.80%
Some Other Race30.14%
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Oakes Population by Race

Oakes Population Pyramid $2021

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Oakes Median Age

36.5


Total

38.2


Male

33.4


Female

Oakes Adults

There are 1,551 adults, (318 of whom are seniors) in Oakes.

Oakes Age Dependency

72.7

Age Dependency Ratio

25.8

Old Age Dependency Ratio

46.9

Child Dependency Ratio

Oakes Sex Ratio

Female

1,079

50.68%

Male

1,050

49.32%

Oakes Population by Age

Oakes Renter vs Owner Occupied by Household Type

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Oakes Household Types

Type Owner Renter
Female100%0%
Married91.2%8.8%
All71.9%28.1%
Male66.7%33.3%
Non Family42.2%57.8%

71.9%

Rate of Home Ownership

Oakes Households and Families

Type Count Average Size Owned
All9092.2871.9
Married4652.8991.2
Non Family3341.242.2
Male633.2766.7
Female472.49100

2.84

Average Family Size

2.28

Average Household Size

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Oakes Households by Type

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Education Attained Count Percentage
Less Than 9th Grade372.69%
9th to 12th Grade886.39%
High School Graduate35826.00%
Some College26319.10%
Associates Degree26619.32%
Bachelors Degree29421.35%
Graduate Degree715.16%
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Oakes Educational Attainment by Sex (over 25)

Oakes Educational Attainment by Race

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Race Total High School Bachelors
White1,2821,203365
Hispanic4132
Black37
Native American1717
Other Race3

The highest rate of high school graduation is among native american people with a rate of 100.00%.

The highest rate of bachelors degrees is among white people with a rate of 28.47%.

Oakes Educational Attainment by Race

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Name Average Male Female
Overall$43,862$53,953$31,412
Less Than 9th Grade$43,750$43,750$
High School Graduate$36,771$49,444$14,866
Some College$38,875$56,974$31,168
Bachelors Degree$54,286$70,833$39,375
Graduate Degree$74,737$100,893$73,750

$43,862

Average Earnings

$53,953

Average Male

$31,412

Average Female

Oakes Earnings by Educational Attainment

Oakes Language by Age

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Oakes Language

92.54% of Oakes residents speak only English, while 7.46% speak other languages. The non-English language spoken by the largest group is Spanish, which is spoken by 4.81% of the population.

Oakes Language

Oakes Poverty by Race

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6.09%

Overall Poverty Rate

7.31%

Male Poverty Rate

4.86%

Female Poverty Rate

Poverty in Oakes

The race most likely to be in poverty in Oakes is White, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The race least likely to be in poverty in Oakes is White, with 6.64% below the poverty level.

The poverty rate among those that worked full-time for the past 12 months was 1.81%. Among those working part-time, it was 16.26%, and for those that did not work, the poverty rate was 16.12%.

Oakes Poverty

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Name Poverty
Less Than 9th Grade20.75%
High School6.80%
Some College3.55%
Bachelors or Greater0.00%

Oakes Poverty Rate by Education

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Rate Poverty
Female Unemployed0.00%
Male Unemployed41.67%
Male Employed6.10%
Female Employed5.89%

Oakes Poverty Rate by Employment Status and Sex

Oakes Income by Household Type

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Name Median Mean
Households$71,250$81,297
Families$82,788$101,163
Married Families$95,208-
Non Families$42,772$46,584
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Income by Household Type

Oakes Marital Status

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Marriage Rates

55.4%

Overall Marriage Rate

52.9%

Male Marriage Rate

57.9%

Female Marriage Rate

Oakes Married by Age and Sex

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Oakes Marriage

The age group where males are most likely to be married is 45-54, while the female age group most likely to be married is 45-54.

Oakes Marital Status by Race

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Oakes Marital Status

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127

Number of Veterans

110

Male Veterans

17

Female Veterans

War Veterans
Vietnam35
Korea15
First Gulf War13
Second Gulf War10
World War II

Oakes Veterans by War

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Age Group Veterans
75+35
65 to 7431
55 to 6427
35 to 5424
18 to 3410

Oakes Veterans by Age

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Oakes Veterans by Race

Oakes Veterans by Education

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13.71%

Veteran Poverty Rate

43.55%

Veteran Disability Rate

Oakes Veterans by Education

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75.5%

Labor Force Participation

74%

Employment Rate

2%

Unemployment Rate

Oakes Employment by Age

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Oakes Employment by Race

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Oakes Employment by Education

Origin of Non-Citizens

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Non citizens include legal permanent residents (green card holders), international students, temporary workers, humanitarian migrants, and illegal immigrants.

Origin of Naturalized Citizens

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62.24%

Born in Oakes

96.20%

Native Born

3.80%

Foreign Born

2.96%

Non Citizen

0.85%

Naturalized

Place of Birth

96.20% of Oakes residents were born in the United States, with 62.24% having been born in North Dakota. 2.96% of residents are not US citizens. Of those not born in the United States, the largest percentage are from Africa.

Oakes Place of Birth

Year Population Growth Annual Growth Rate
20211,655-23-1.37%
20201,678-23-1.35%
20191,701-23-1.33%
20181,72470.41%
20171,717-42-2.39%
20161,759-12-0.68%
20151,771-14-0.78%
20141,785-31-1.71%
20131,816-6-0.33%
20121,822-16-0.87%
20111,838-10-0.54%
20101,8480.00%

Oakes Population by Year