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Ogema is a city in Becker County.
The community name derives from Ojibway term for "chief"
[NOTE: This is not the only community in Minnesota named Ogema. For links to other places called Ogema, MN, see the Duplicate Names box at right.]
The latitude of Ogema is 47.102N. The longitude is -95.924W.It is in the Central Standard time zone. Elevation is 1,270 feet.
The estimated population, in 2003, was 147.
Sections below provide additional information and links about Ogema demographics, travel and tourism, nearby airports, cemeteries, the Becker County economy, education, environment, genealogy, government, historic sites, libraries, maps, museums, newspapers and other media, nonprofit groups, real estate, recreation, religion, transportation, and weather in the 56569 ZIP code.
26% of Ogema residents report German ancestry, and 3% report Irish. For more info on local ancestry groups, see the Ogema ancestry & family history guide.
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At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Ogema was $14,622, compared with $21,587 nationally.
10% of Ogema residents age 25 and older have a bachelor's or advanced college degree.
Median rent in Ogema, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $325. Monthly homeowner costs, for people with mortgages, were $288.
Becker County supported George W. Bush in the 2004 presidential election. For more information, see our Ogema political report.
The average commute time for Ogema workers is 54 minutes, compared with 26 minutes nationwide.
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