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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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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.
14% of Oakes residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
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Median rent in Oakes, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $314. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $661.
Libraries in Oakes include Oakes School & Public Library ... View libraries
Dickey County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Oakes political report.
The average commute time for Oakes workers is 14 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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