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Oakes is a city in Dickey County.

The community was named for Thomas Fletcher Oakes, railroad general manager.

The latitude of Oakes is 46.138N. The longitude is -98.09W.

It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,312 feet.

The estimated population, in 2003, was 1,864.


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Median household income
Local
$30,263
National
$41,994
Source: 2000 census, U.S. Census Bureau
For more census details and comparisons, see our Oakes demographic reports
Local festivals include:
  • Irrigation Days - June 8-10, 2007
  • Dickey County Fair - July 12-15, 2007
Dates often change. Check Oakes web sites and events links in the sections below.
Historic sites and museums: Hudson Townsite State Historic Site, Dickey County Heritage Museum & Historical Park
Support for libraries: Local government funding for the local library system, in fiscal years 2001-2002, was below the national average. (See library links below.)

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41% of Oakes residents report German ancestry, and 9% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Oakes ancestry & family history guide.

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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Oakes was $17,138, compared with $21,587 nationally.

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14% of Oakes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.

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Housing & real estate

Median rent in Oakes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314.   Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.


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Libraries in Oakes include Oakes School & Public Library ... View libraries

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Dickey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakes political report.

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The average commute time for Oakes workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.

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