North Dakota is still growing according to the latest information by the U.S. Census Bureau. The states population grew by 2.5% from last year.

That 2.5% equates to an additional 16,887 people that moved into the state since last year. The total population of the state is 756,927.

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Gov. Jack Dalrymple said

It’s great to see that our economic growth continues to keep North Dakotans home and that we are attracting new residents who come for good jobs, a strong economy and our great quality of life


The state is also becoming younger with the average age of 34.9. Since 2004 North Dakotas' population has grown every year. A huge attraction is the low unemployment rate at 2.7%, the lowest in the nation.