The Richest Town in North Dakota
If you want to go to the richest town in North Dakota, get ready for about a three and a half hour drive to Williston.
According to a study from 24/7 Wall St., Williston is the richest town in the state. The study was done on towns in each state in the U.S. with a population of 25,000 or less. The factors measured were median household income, town's workforce composition, poverty level, and level of education, among others.
The statistics the study concluded for Williston, ND are as follows:
> Town median household income: $83,750
> State median household income: $59,029 (15th highest)
> Town poverty rate: 8.6% (3rd highest)
> Town population: 19,849 (11th highest)
(The rankings next to the figures show where the town ranks in the state)
Using these measures, the study found that the richest town in America is in Scarsdale, NY where the median household income is $241,453.
All the same, given its size, Williston has it pretty good.