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Drake is a city in McHenry County, in the Minot metro area.
The community was named for Herman Drake, settler.
The latitude of Drake is 47.921N. The longitude is -100.375W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,677 feet.
The population, at the time of the 2000 census, was 322.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Drake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the McHenry County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 58736 ZIP code.
59% of Drake residents report German ancestry, and 2% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Drake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Drake was $13,023, compared with $21,587 nationally.
16% of Drake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Drake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $159. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $488.
McHenry County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Drake political report.
The average commute time for Drake workers is 30 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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