Workforce Profile

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.

Workforce

Total Businesses

557

Total Employed

6,525

Workers 16+

3,864

2021 HealthCare/Social Assist

cp-industries

Businesses

64

Employed

1,091

2021 Retail Trade Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

96

Employed

907

2021 Accommodation/Food Service

cp-industries

Businesses

41

Employed

678

2021 Educational Services - Businesses

cp-industries

Businesses

16

Employed

635

2021 Food Service/Drinking Estab

cp-industries

Businesses

31

Employed

562

2021 Other Service excl Pub Admin

cp-industries

Businesses

70

Employed

488

Some
High School

354

Graduated
High School

1,520

Associates
Degree

937

Bachelor's
Degree

877

Graduate
Degree

371

Average Commute Time

14 min.



Resident Commuters

3,286

Non-Resident Commuters

546

Drive Alone

2,764

Carpooled

348

Public

109

Work At Home

161

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