Devils Lake is a somewhat small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 7,351 people and three constituent neighborhoods, Devils Lake is the 11th largest community in North Dakota.
Unlike some cities where white-collar or blue-collar occupations dominate the local economy, Devils Lake is neither predominantly one nor the other. Instead, it has a mixed workforce of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Devils Lake is a city of sales and office workers, service providers, and professionals. There are especially a lot of people living in Devils Lake who work in sales jobs (14.40%), office and administrative support (11.14%), and management occupations (10.48%).
One of the benefits of Devils Lake is that there is very little traffic. The average commute to work is 11.19 minutes, which is substantially less than the national average. Not only does this mean that the drive to work is less aggravating, but noise and pollution levels are lower as a result.
In terms of college education, Devils Lake is nearly on par with the US average for all cities of 21.84%: 19.84% of adults 25 and older in Devils Lake have a bachelor's degree or advanced degree.
The per capita income in Devils Lake in 2010 was $24,108, which is lower middle income relative to North Dakota, and middle income relative to the rest of the US. This equates to an annual income of $96,432 for a family of four. However, Devils Lake contains both very wealthy and poor people as well.
Devils Lake is a somewhat ethnically-diverse city. The people who call Devils Lake home describe themselves as belonging to a variety of racial and ethnic groups. The greatest number of Devils Lake residents report their race to be White, followed by Native American. Important ancestries of people in Devils Lake include Norwegian, Irish, French , and Swedish.
The most common language spoken in Devils Lake is English. Other important languages spoken here include German and Scandinavian languages.