The latest Census Bureau numbers show that strong population growth was a trend all across the state.
Fargo and Bismarck came in at fourth and fifth on the list of the 10 fastest growing metropolitan areas in the nation
Meanwhile, of the fastest growing micropolitan areas --which are areas with populations between 10,000 and 50,000, Williston took the top spot.
Dickinson followed, coming in at number 2, and Minot was ranked the fifth fastest growing micro area in the country.
The Census Bureau has reports the state's population is at an all time high, coming in at 723,393.