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State and county ag census profiles released

June 11, 2014 in Uncategorized

Williams County in northwest North Dakota leads the nation in production of durum and lentils and Brown County in north-central South Dakota ranks second nationally in corn for grain production.

Montana farms average 2,134 acres in size and Minn…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

Census Bureau head says N.D.’s growth presents challenges for 2020 count

May 6, 2014 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – Rapid population growth fed by an influx of workers into North Dakota’s Oil Patch presents challenges as the U.S. Census Bureau gears up for the next headcount in 2020, bureau Director John Thompson said Tuesday during a visit to the n…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota cities among fastest-growing in nation: Williston, Dickinson top list for micropolitan areas

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Several North Dakota cities are among the fastest-growing communities in the nation, with Williston leading the way as the fastest-growing micropolitan area, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.

Census population estimates show that…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota cities among fastest-growing in nation: Williston, Dickinson top list for micropolitan areas

March 27, 2014 in Uncategorized

WILLISTON — Several North Dakota cities are among the fastest-growing communities in the nation, with Williston leading the way as the fastest-growing micropolitan area, the U.S. Census Bureau said Thursday.

Census population estimates show that…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

Population of Sioux Falls goes up 2.2 percent to 162,300

January 9, 2014 in Uncategorized

SIOUX FALLS (AP) — Sioux Falls leaders say another 3,500 people moved to the city in the last year.

That 2.2 percent increase puts the city’s population at 162,300. Chief planning and zoning official Jeffrey Schmitt cited its diverse employm…continue reading on mitchellrepublic.com

ND sets record population of 723,393, up 22,048 from last year

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – An influx of new residents lured in part by the state’s booming energy industry catapulted North Dakota to a record high population of 723,393 on July 1, making it the fastest-growing state in the nation, according to U.S. Census Burea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND sets record population of 723,393, up 22,048 from last year

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – An influx of new residents lured in part by the state’s booming energy industry catapulted North Dakota to a record high population of 723,393 on July 1, making it the fastest-growing state in the nation, according to U.S. Census Burea…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND sets record population of 723,393, up 22,048 from last year

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s estimated population reached a record high of 723,393 residents this year, up more than 22,000 from 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Monday.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple welcomed the news, saying in a s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

ND sets record population of 723,393, up 22,048 from last year

December 30, 2013 in Uncategorized

BISMARCK – North Dakota’s estimated population reached a record high of 723,393 residents this year, up more than 22,000 from 2012, according to U.S. Census Bureau estimates released Monday.

Gov. Jack Dalrymple welcomed the news, saying in a s…continue reading on thedickinsonpress.com

North Dakota: Young and getting younger

October 22, 2013 in The Dickinson Press

FARGO Fresh out of college, Rebecca Marohn and Jessica Herd moved from their college towns to North Dakota this summer with new jobs at Microsoft in mind and some lingering doubts about living in Fargo. Continue Reading