North Dakota Population Growth | VideoKFYR-TV | 3/14/2013
According to the North Dakota Census Bureau, the state had a number of areas ranked as some of the fastest growing in the nation. The Williston Micro Area ranked first and the Dickinson Micro Area ranked third among the nation`s fastest-growing areas.
The Census Bureau reported that the Williston Micro Area gained 2,281 residents, a 9.3 percent growth, between July 1, 2011 and July 1, 2012. The Dickinson Micro Area population increased by 1,624 residents, a 6.5 percent increase, in the same period.
The Minot area ranked as the 25th fastest growing Micro area up 862 residents, or 1.2 percent.