Population: 6,532

Male 48% Female 52%
Married 49%
Single 51%

City rating

This rating is a weighted average of commute time, crime rate, population, median salary, and more.


Overall value

This score adds annual household income and cost of living to the city rating.


Density (Population per mile²)

Compared to New York, Devils Lake has a very low population density. Devils Lake is perfect for those who like a quiet city.

1,040 Devils Lake
27,441 New York

City Info

Devils Lake, ND is a great place to live. It has its pros and cons like any city, but with a quality of life rating of 10/10 and an overall value of 8/10, it’s no surprise why so many people choose to live here.

Population density is a way of determining how crowded an area is. Devils Lake has a population density of 1,040, with 6,532 current residents.

Out of the 6,532 current residents, 48% are male and 52% are female. 49% of the residents are married and 51% are single.



Air quality

Best air quality


  • 53% Sun
  • 18% Rain
  • 40% Snow


38°F average temperature

  • 42 years Median home age
  • $87,620 Median home price
  • 12.89% Home appreciation rate
  • 16.16% Annual property tax
  • 46.3%
    Homes owned
  • 39.4%
    Homes rented
  • 14.3%
    Homes vacant


As for living in Devils Lake, the air quality is 97% and the weather, on average, is 53% sunny, 18% rainy, and 40% snowy. The average temperature is 38°F.

Whether you’re looking to buy or rent a home in Devils Lake, you should know that 46.3% of homes are owned while 39.4% of homes are rented, and 14.3% of homes are vacant. The median price of a home is $87,620, the median age of homes is 42 years, the annual home appreciation is 12.89% and the annual property tax is 16.16%.



Religious diversity

  • Crime rate (per 100,000)

  • Average age

  • Political majority

    Republican Republican


When looking at the community of Devils Lake, it’s important to determine the crime rate. Devils Lake’s crime rate is 3 total number of crimes reported per 100,000 total population. The average age of residents in Devils Lake is 40 years and the breakdown of political affiliations is 48.59% Democratic, 49.58% Republican, and 1.83% Independent.






Student teacher ratio 1:14


  • Management, Business, Art & Sciences
  • Sales & Office Occupations
  • Service Occupations
  • Production, Transportation & Material Moving
  • Natural Resources, Construction & Maintenance
  • 77%
    High school diploma
  • 10%
    Some college or associates degree
  • 12%
    Bachelors degree
  • 4%
    Graduate or professional degree


When looking at Devils Lake, it’s important to understand employment statistics. 3.00% of residents are unemployed in Devils Lake (which does not include the percentage of residents who are no longer in the labor force). Of the employed Devils Lake residents: 11.1% of employed residents work in the management and business field, 17.65% are in the arts and sciences field, 23.1% are in the customer service field, 28.9% are in the sales field, 0.63% work in farming, fishing, and forestry, 10.2% of employed residents work in the construction field, and 8.5% work in production. When it comes to education, the ratio of teachers to students is 1:14. The percentage of residents who have graduated high school is 76.69%, 10.31% of residents have an associate’s degree, 12.07% of residents have a bachelor’s degree, and 4.29% have a master’s degree.



Average commute time

Daily breakdown: by transport type

  • Public
  • Car
  • Carpool
  • Work at home


If you plan on commuting to work in Devils Lake, you should be aware that the average commute time is 13 minutes, compared to the national average commute time of 26 minutes. When it comes to commuting, residents of Devils Lake have a few different options. 77% of commuters use their own cars, 12% of commuters carpool, 1% of commuters use the transit system, and 2% of residents work from home.

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