Oakes is a very small city located in the state of North Dakota. With a population of 1,801 people and just one neighborhood, Oakes is the 30th largest community in North Dakota.
Occupations and Workforce
Unlike some cities, Oakes isn’t mainly white- or blue-collar. Instead, the most prevalent occupations for people in Oakes are a mix of both white- and blue-collar jobs. Overall, Oakes is a city of service providers, professionals and sales and office workers. There are especially a lot of people living in Oakes who work in healthcare (11.10%), management occupations (8.98%) and sales jobs (8.78%).
Setting & Lifestyle
Oakes’s overall crime rate ranks among the lowest in the nation, making it a very safe place to live.
Residents of the city have the good fortune of having one of the shortest daily commutes compared to the rest of the country. On average, they spend only 13.37 minutes getting to work every day.
Oakes is a small city, and as such doesn't have a public transit system that people use to get to and from their jobs every day.