North Dakota county fastest growing in US thanks to oil boom

A flare burns natural gas at an oil well Aug. 26, 2021, in Watford City, N.D., part of McKenzie County, the fastest-growing county in the U.S. That's according to new figures from the Census Bureau. (AP Photo/Matthew Brown)


The U.S. Census Bureau is out with figures showing the country’s fastest growing county is in the heart of North Dakota’s oil boom.

McKenzie County is also home to Watford City where the population growth has been phenomenal over the past decade reported the Associated Press.

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