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Powers Lake is a city in Burke County.
The community was named for John J. Powers, rancher.
[NOTE: This is not the only community in North Dakota named Powers Lake. For links to other places called Powers Lake, ND, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Powers Lake is 48.562N. The longitude is -102.647W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 2,205 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 284.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Powers Lake demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Burke 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 58773 ZIP code.
11% of Powers Lake residents report German ancestry, and 4% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Powers Lake ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Powers Lake was $14,894, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Powers Lake residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Powers Lake, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $140. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $550.
Burke County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Powers Lake political report.
The average commute time for Powers Lake workers is 22 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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