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Oil and Gas Continue to Fuel Population and Housing Growth in North Dakota

Written by: Rodger Johnson For much of the last century, population totals declined in some areas of the northern Great Plains as people were drawn to opportunities in other parts of the country. In particular, faster growing areas in the … Continue reading

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Introducing the Boom State of North Dakota

Written by: Alexa Kennedy Jones-Puthoff Every year, except in the year after a decennial census is conducted, the Census Bureau releases population estimates for the nation’s more than 3,000 counties and equivalents, along with Puerto Rico’s municipios. Yesterday, we published … Continue reading

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Education Tops Government Employment

Written by: Lisa Blumerman, US Census Bureau According to statistics the U.S. Census Bureau released today, the 90,740 state and local governments across the country employed 16.6 million full-time equivalent workers in 2010. What jobs do these employees perform? Some … Continue reading

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