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(Photo by Mike Nowatzki / Forum News Service) North Dakota Gov. Jack Dalrymple shows U.S. Census Bureau Director John Thompson a map detailing the state's population growth by county on Tuesday at the Capitol in Bismarck.

Census Bureau head says N.D.’s growth presents challenges for 2020 count

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BISMARCK — Rapid population growth fed by an influx of workers into North Dakota’s Oil Patch presents challenges as the U.S. Census Bureau gears up for the next headcount in 2020, bureau Director John Thompson said Tuesday during a visit to the nation’s fastest-growing state.


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Mike Nowatzki
Mike Nowatzki reports for Forum News Service. He can be reached at (701) 255-5607.