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Study: Williston population 44K by 2017

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WILLISTON -- Williston's booming population could be as high as nearly 44,000 people in 2017, according to a North Dakota State University study.

The population of Williams County could be as high as 70,000 in five years, according to analysis by the Department of Agribusiness and Applied Economics presented to city leaders this week. The projections are triple the population figures from the 2010 census.

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Amy Dalrymple

Amy Dalrymple is a Forum News Service reporter stationed in the Oil Patch. She can be reached at adalrymple@forumcomm.com or (701) 580-6890.

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