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Why all the buzz about North Dakota?

North Dakota continues to rank as one of the best states to live -- thanks to our cost of living, quality education, low crime rate, great health care, and even one of the shortest average commute times in the nation. It’s no wonder we love calling North Dakota home. 

Here's 10 Reasons you should check out the legendary life North Dakota offers. Be sure to visit our News Center to connect with more rankings and stories about North Dakota.



North Dakota has some of the best fishing in the upper Midwest. Try your hand at catching a walleye at Devils Lake in the northeastern corner of the state.

Additional Resources

Learn more about what makes North Dakota a legendary place to live, visit the links below.

Census Quick Facts
A breakout of demographic information about North Dakota and its population. For a downloadable summary, visit the 2010 Census: North Dakota Profile.

General State of North Dakota Facts - By Category 
Features information about agriculture, arts and culture, climate, history, symbols, transportation, and many other facts about North Dakota.

Best Places
North Dakota is a big state with urban spaces, rural areas and everything in between. Search for yourself to see where your "best place" is in North Dakota.
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