Major Employers

The Devils Lake business community is led by a number of businesses in a range of industries. The local economy employs nearly 4,000 people, with the largest industries, according to DATAUSA, being Accommodation & Food Services (558 people), Health Care & Social Assistance (489 people) and Retail Trade (447 people).The City of Devils Lake is associated with Devils Lake itself. Anglers from across the Midwest frequent the lake, bringing with thousands of visitors, making the tourism industry extremely important to the area. Data from a comprehensive statewide Tourism Economics study by the reputable Oxford Economics Company in 2018 indicated travel and tourism represented 11.4 percent of total Ramsey County employment with 967 jobs.