Oakes, ND

Census Place

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2019 Population
2,129
4.26% 1-year growth
US Senator
John Hoeven
Republican Party
US Senator
Kevin Cramer
Republican Party
2019 Median Age
36.5
3.95% 1-year decrease
2019 Poverty Rate
6.09%
8.84% 1-year decrease
2019 Median Household Income
$71,250
14.4% 1-year growth
2019 Median Property Value
$124,400
11.2% 1-year growth
2019 Employed Population
1,200
9.59% 1-year growth

About

In 2019, Oakes, ND had a population of 2.13k people with a median age of 36.5 and a median household income of $71,250. Between 2018 and 2019 the population of Oakes, ND grew from 2,042 to 2,129, a 4.26% increase and its median household income grew from $62,283 to $71,250, a 14.4% increase.

The 5 largest ethnic groups in Oakes, ND are White (Non-Hispanic) (91.9%), White (Hispanic) (5.45%), Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) (1.74%), American Indian & Alaska Native (Non-Hispanic) (0.798%), and Other (Hispanic) (0.141%). 0% of the households in Oakes, ND speak a non-English language at home as their primary language, and 97% of the residents in Oakes, ND are U.S. citizens.

In 2019, the median property value in Oakes, ND was $124,400, and the homeownership rate was 71.9%. Most people in Oakes, ND drove alone to work, and the average commute time was 13.4 minutes. The average car ownership in Oakes, ND was 2 cars per household.

COVID-19

Daily New Cases by Date

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Unemployment Insurance Claims

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This chart shows weekly unemployment insurance claims in North Dakota (not-seasonally adjusted) compared with the four states with the most similar impact.

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Employment by Industry Sector

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8.45%
Year-over-year growth
Employment change between May 2020 and May 2021

As of May 2021, there are 145M people employed in North Dakota. This represents a 8.45% increase in employment when compared to May 2020.

The following chart shows monthly employment numbers for each industry sector in North Dakota.

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Community Mobility

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Diversity

Oakes, ND is home to a population of 2.13k people, from which 97% are citizens. As of 2019, 7.37% of Oakes, ND residents were born outside of the country (157 people).

In 2019, there were 16.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.96k people) in Oakes, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116 White (Hispanic) and 37 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

Race and Ethnicity

Race and Ethnicity

The 3 largest ethnic groups in Oakes, ND
  1. White (Non-Hispanic)
    1.96k ± 175
  2. White (Hispanic)
    116 ± 35
  3. Black or African American (Non-Hispanic)
    37 ± 46
5.59%
Hispanic Population
119 people

In 2019, there were 16.9 times more White (Non-Hispanic) residents (1.96k people) in Oakes, ND than any other race or ethnicity. There were 116 White (Hispanic) and 37 Black or African American (Non-Hispanic) residents, the second and third most common ethnic groups.

5.59% of the people in Oakes, ND are hispanic (119 people).

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Heritage

Foreign-Born Population

7.37%
2019 Foreign-Born Population
157 people
3.53%
2018 Foreign-Born Population
72 people

As of 2019, 7.37% of Oakes, ND residents (157 people) were born outside of the United States, which is lower than the national average of 34%. In 2018, the percentage of foreign-born citizens in Oakes, ND was 3.53%, meaning that the rate has been increasing.

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Age by Nativity

37
Median Native-Born Age
± 4.3
31
Median Foreign-Born Age
± 5.9

In 2019, the median age of all people in Oakes, ND was 36.5. Native-born citizens, with a median age of 37, were generally older than foreign-born citizens, with a median age of 31. But people in Oakes, ND are getting getting younger. In 2018, the average age of all Oakes, ND residents was 38.

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Global Diversity

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Most Common Origin
  1. Mexico
    2,821 ± 1,302 people
  2. Philippines
    2,784 ± 1,293 people
  3. Canada
    2,383 ± 1,197 people

In 2019, the most common birthplace for the foreign-born residents of North Dakota was Mexico, the natal country of 2,821 North Dakota residents, followed by Philippines with 2,784 and Canada with 2,383.

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Citizenship

97%
2019 Citizenship
97.2%
2018 Citizenship

As of 2019, 97% of Oakes, ND residents were US citizens, which is higher than the national average of 93.4%. In 2018, the percentage of US citizens in Oakes, ND was 97.2%, meaning that the rate of citizenship has been decreasing.

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Military

Veterans

Most Common Service Period
  1. Vietnam
    35 ± 25
  2. Korea
    15 ± 13
  3. Gulf War (1990s)
    13 ± 17

Oakes, ND has a large population of military personnel who served in Vietnam, 2.33 times greater than any other conflict.

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Economy

Median household income in Oakes, ND is $71,250. In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income in Oakes, ND was Census Tract 9732 with a value of $71,520, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

Males in North Dakota have an average income that is 1.38 times higher than the average income of females, which is $47,005. The income inequality in North Dakota (measured using the Gini index) is 0.43, which is lower than than the national average.

The economy of Oakes, ND employs 1.2k people. The largest industries in Oakes, ND are Retail Trade (189 people), Manufacturing (170 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (160 people), and the highest paying industries are Utilities ($70,991), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,313), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,250).

Wages

Median Household Income

$71,250
2019 value
± $9,724
14.4%
1 Year Growth
± 21.6%

Households in Oakes, ND have a median annual income of $71,250, which is more than the median annual income of $65,712 across the entire United States. This is in comparison to a median income of $62,283 in 2018, which represents a 14.4% annual growth.

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Wage by Gender in Common Jobs

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$65,092
Average Male Salary in North Dakota
± $3,239
$47,005
Average Female Salary in North Dakota
± $2,548

In 2019, full-time male employees in North Dakota made 1.38 times more than female employees.

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Wage by Race and Ethnicity in Common Jobs

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Highest Average Salaries by Race & Ethnicity in North Dakota
  1. White
    $50,652 ± $2,077
  2. American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races
    $44,913 ± $25,375
  3. American Indian
    $40,584 ± $9,716

In 2019 the highest paid race/ethnicity of North Dakota workers was White. These workers were paid 1.13 times more than American Indian and Alaska Native tribes specified; or American Indian or Alaska Native, not specified and no other races workers, who made the second highest salary of any race/ethnicity in North Dakota.

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Wage Distribution

The closest comparable wage GINI for Oakes, ND is from North Dakota.
0.43
2019 Wage GINI in North Dakota
0.429
2018 Wage GINI in North Dakota

In 2019, the income inequality in North Dakota was 0.43 according to the GINI calculation of the wage distribution. Income inequality had a 0.262% growth from 2018 to 2019, which means that wage distribution grew somewhat less even. The GINI for North Dakota was lower than than the national average of 0.478. In other words, wages are distributed more evenly in North Dakota in comparison to the national average.

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Income by Location

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Race/Ethnicity
Highest Median Household Income (Total)
  1. Census Tract 9732
  2. N/A
  3. N/A

In 2019, the place with the highest Median Household Income (Total) in Oakes, ND was Census Tract 9732 with a value of $71,520, followed by N/A and N/A, with respective values of N/A and N/A.

The following map shows all of the places in Oakes, ND colored by their Median Household Income (Total).

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Poverty by Age and Gender

Males 18 - 24
Largest Demographic Living in Poverty

6.09% of the population for whom poverty status is determined in Oakes, ND (126 out of 2.07k people) live below the poverty line, a number that is lower than the national average of 12.3%. The largest demographic living in poverty are Males 18 - 24, followed by Females 18 - 24 and then Males 16 - 17.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Poverty by Race and Ethnicity

Largest Race or Ethnicity Living in Poverty
  1. White
    126 ± 71
  2. Black
    0 ± 46
  3. Native American
    0 ± 46

The most common racial or ethnic group living below the poverty line in Oakes, ND is White, followed by Black and Native American.

The Census Bureau uses a set of money income thresholds that vary by family size and composition to determine who classifies as impoverished. If a family's total income is less than the family's threshold than that family and every individual in it is considered to be living in poverty.

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Occupations

Employment by Occupations

1.2k
2019 Value
± 159
9.59%
1 Year growth
± 17.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Oakes, ND grew at a rate of 9.59%, from 1.1k employees to 1.2k employees.

The most common job groups, by number of people living in Oakes, ND, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (161 people), Production Occupations (144 people), and Management Occupations (131 people). This chart illustrates the share breakdown of the primary jobs held by residents of Oakes, ND.

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Most Common

The most common jobs held by residents of Oakes, ND, by number of employees, are Office & Administrative Support Occupations (161 people), Production Occupations (144 people), and Management Occupations (131 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oakes, ND has an unusually high number of residents working as Farming, Fishing, & Forestry Occupations (8.07 times higher than expected), Installation, Maintenance, & Repair Occupations (2.46 times), and Production Occupations (2.12 times).

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Highest Paid

The highest paid jobs held by residents of Oakes, ND, by median earnings, are Computer, Engineering, & Science Occupations ($81,500), Management, Business, & Financial Occupations ($80,481), and Management Occupations ($80,288).

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Industries

Employment by Industries

1.2k
2019 Value
± 159
9.59%
1 Year growth
± 17.2%

From 2018 to 2019, employment in Oakes, ND grew at a rate of 9.59%, from 1.1k employees to 1.2k employees.

The most common employment sectors for those who live in Oakes, ND, are Retail Trade (189 people), Manufacturing (170 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (160 people). This chart shows the share breakdown of the primary industries for residents of Oakes, ND, though some of these residents may live in Oakes, ND and work somewhere else. Census data is tagged to a residential address, not a work address.

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Most Common

The most common industries in Oakes, ND, by number of employees, are Retail Trade (189 people), Manufacturing (170 people), and Health Care & Social Assistance (160 people).

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Most Specialized

Compared to other places, Oakes, ND has an unusually high number of Agriculture, Forestry, Fishing & Hunting (9.25 times higher than expected), Utilities (4.04 times), and Wholesale Trade (1.48 times) industries.

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Highest Paying

The highest paying industries in Oakes, ND, by median earnings, are Utilities ($70,991), Transportation & Warehousing, & Utilities ($70,313), and Professional, Scientific, & Technical Services ($66,250).

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Domestic Trade

Domestic Production & Consumption

Domestic production and consumption consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Top Domestic Production in Dollars
  1. $119B
  2. $12.8B
  3. $11.5B

In 2018, the top outbound North Dakota product (by dollars) was Crude petroleum with $119B, followed by Other ag prods. ($12.8B) and Cereal grains ($11.5B).

The following chart shows the share of these products in relation to all outbound North Dakota products.

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Domestic Trade Growth

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$211B
2018 Value in North Dakota
$240B
Projected 2045 Value in North Dakota
13.8% growth

In 2018, total outbound North Dakota trade was $211B. This is expected to increase 13.8% to $240B by 2045.

The following chart shows how the domestic outbound North Dakota trade is projected to change in comparison to its neighboring states.

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Interstate Trade

Interstate trade consists of products and services shipped from North Dakota to other states, or from other states to North Dakota.
Most Common Trade Partners
  1. $48.8B
  2. $23.3B
  3. $20.3B

In 2018, the top outbound North Dakota domestic partner for goods and services (by dollars) was Illinois with $48.8B, followed by Texas with $23.3B and Minnesota and $20.3B.

The following map shows the amount of trade that North Dakota shares with each state (excluding itself).

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Civics

In the 2016 presidential election, the popular vote in Dickey County, ND went to Donald J. Trump with 69.3% of the vote. The runner-up was Hillary Rodham Clinton (23%), followed by Other (7.73%). The most partisan county was Burke County, ND with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing the state of North Dakota. In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

Oakes, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong in the U.S. house, and members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms.

Presidential Popular Vote by County

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Donald J. Trump
Popular Vote for Dickey County, ND
69.3% for the Republican Party
Most Partisan Counties in North Dakota
  1. 85.1% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  2. 84.7% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)
  3. 84.2% for Donald J. Trump (Republican Party)

In the 2016 presidential election, the most partisan county in North Dakota was Burke County, ND with 85.1% of the vote going to Donald J. Trump running for the Republican Party.

The following map shows the counties in North Dakota colored by their party leaning.

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US Senators from North Dakota

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John Hoeven
Senator from North Dakota3
Assumed office on January 3, 2011
Kevin Cramer
Senator from North Dakota1
Assumed office on January 3, 2019

John Hoeven and Kevin Cramer are the senators currently representing North Dakota.

In the United States, senators are elected to 6-year terms with the terms for individual senators staggered.

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US Representatives from Oakes, ND

Kelly Armstrong
North Dakota at-large Representative
Republican Party

Oakes, ND is currently represented by Kelly Armstrong (Republican Party).

Members of the House of Representives are elected to 2-year terms, and the following chart shows the how the member for Oakes, ND have changed over time starting in 2008.

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Housing & Living

The median property value in Oakes, ND was $124,400 in 2019, which is 0.517 times smaller than the national average of $240,500. Between 2018 and 2019 the median property value increased from $111,900 to $124,400, a 11.2% increase. The homeownership rate in Oakes, ND is 71.9%, which is higher than the national average of 64.1%. People in Oakes, ND have an average commute time of 13.4 minutes, and they drove alone to work. Car ownership in Oakes, ND is approximately the same as the national average, with an average of 2 cars per household.

Housing

Property Value

$124,400
2019 Median
± $15,294
$111,900
2018 Median
± $24,440

In 2019, the median property value in Oakes, ND grew to to $124,400 from the previous year's value of $111,900.

The following charts display, first, the property values in Oakes, ND compared to it's parent and neighbor geographies and, second, owner-occupied housing units distributed between a series of property value buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakes, ND the largest share of households have a property value in the $100k - $125k range.

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Household Income

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$71,250
Median Household Income
± $9,724
909
Number of Households
± 131

In 2019, the median household income of the 909 households in Oakes, ND grew to $71,250 from the previous year's value of $62,283.

The following chart displays the households in Oakes, ND distributed between a series of income buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households have an income in the $75k - $100k range.

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Property Taxes

$800 - $1,499
Average Range

This chart shows the households in Oakes, ND distributed between a series of property tax buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. In Oakes, ND the largest share of households pay taxes in the $800 - $1,499 range.

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Rent vs Own

71.9%
2019 Homeownership
68.4%
2018 Homeownership

In 2019, 71.9% of the housing units in Oakes, ND were occupied by their owner. This percentage grew from the previous year's rate of 68.4%.

This percentage of owner-occupation is higher than the national average of 64.1%. This chart shows the ownership percentage in Oakes, ND compared it's parent and neighboring geographies.

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Commute Time

13.4 minutes
Average Travel Time

Using averages, employees in Oakes, ND have a shorter commute time (13.4 minutes) than the normal US worker (25.5 minutes). Additionally, 2.59% of the workforce in Oakes, ND have "super commutes" in excess of 90 minutes.

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Commuter Transportation

Most Common Commute in 2019
  1. Drove Alone (85.5%)
  2. Worked At Home (6.4%)
  3. Carpooled (6.14%)

In 2019, 85.5% of workers in Oakes, ND drove alone to work, followed by those who worked at home (6.4%) and those who carpooled to work (6.14%).

The following chart shows the number of households using each mode of transportation over time, using a logarithmic scale on the y-axis to help better show variations in the smaller means of commuting.

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Transportation

Car Ownership

2 cars
Average Number

The following chart displays the households in Oakes, ND distributed between a series of car ownership buckets compared to the national averages for each bucket. The largest share of households in Oakes, ND have 2 cars, followed by 3 cars.

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Health

97.7% of the population of Oakes, ND has health coverage, with 56.1% on employee plans, 8.27% on Medicaid, 7.5% on Medicare, 24.5% on non-group plans, and 1.35% on military or VA plans.

Per capita personal health care spending in North Dakota was $9,851 in 2014. This is a 4.97% increase from the previous year ($9,385).

Primary care physicians in Dickey County, ND see 1226 patients per year on average, which represents a 0.905% increase from the previous year (1215 patients). Compare this to dentists who see 1624 patients per year, and mental health providers who see 4872 patients per year.

Comparing across all counties in the state, Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes (24.1%). Additionally, Rolette County has the highest prevalence of adult obesity (45.5%)

Patient to Clinician Ratios

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1,226 to 1
Patient to Primary Care Physician Ratio in Dickey County, ND

Primary care physicians in Dickey County, ND see an average of 1,226 patients per year. This represents a 0.905% increase from the previous year (1,215 patients).

The following chart shows how the number of patients seen by primary care physicians has been changing over time in Dickey County, ND in comparison to its neighboring geographies.

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Behavioral Health Conditions

Data only available at the state level.
State with the Highest Prevalence
  1. 8.26% of the population affected
  2. 8.13% of the population affected
  3. 7.98% of the population affected

In 2016, West Virginia had the highest prevalence of adults with major depressive episode, with 8.26% of the population affected. The second highest is Arkansas (8.13%), followed by New Hampshire (7.98%).

The following map shows the percent of individuals with major depressive episode by state over multiple years.

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Access and Quality

Data only available at state level.
Most prevalent states
  1. 19.2% of adults
  2. 17.9% of adults
  3. 17.6% of adults

In 2016, Mississippi had the highest prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost, at 19.2%. It is followed by Texas (17.9%) and Louisiana (17.6%).

The following map shows the prevalence of adults who haven't seen a doctor in the past 12 months due to cost by state over multiple years.

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Health Care Spending

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$9,851
Total Per Capita Spending on Personal Health Care in North Dakota
$4,410
Per Enrollee Private Health Insurance Spending on Personal Health Care
$12,413
Per Enrollee Medicaid Spending on Personal Health Care
$9,461
Per Enrollee Medicare Spending on Personal Health Care

Between 2013 and 2014, all personal health care spending per capita in North Dakota (including private, Medicare, and Medicaid) grew 4.97%, from $9,385 to $9,851.

The following chart shows how this spending changed over time in comparison to Medicaid, Medicare, and private insurance spending, per enrollee.

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Health Care Coverage

2.27%
Uninsured
56.1%
Employer Coverage
8.27%
Medicaid
7.5%
Medicare
24.5%
Non-Group
1.35%
Military or VA

Between 2018 and 2019, the percent of uninsured citizens in Oakes, ND declined by 51.2% from 4.66% to 2.27%.

The following chart shows how the percent of uninsured individuals in Oakes, ND changed over time compared with the percent of individuals enrolled in various types of health insurance.

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Health Risks

Data available at the county level.
Most at risk counties
  1. 24.1% prevalence
  2. 16.8% prevalence
  3. 15.3% prevalence

Sioux County has the highest prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota, at 24.1%.

The following map shows the prevalence of diabetes in North Dakota by county over multiple years.

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