33,000 – Estimated residents in Williston now
44,000 – Estimate for 2017, five years out.
The Dickinson Press reports on an analysis by the state Department of Agriculture and Applied Economics. Their article is Study: Williston population 44K by 2017.
Here are the key data points to keep track of for the city of Williston:
- 14,716 – 2010 population from U.S. Census
- 18,000 – estimated permanent residents now
- 15,000 – estimated temporary workers
- 33,000 – current estimated population, including permanent residents and workers
- 44,000 – estimated population in 2017
My son and daughter-in-law are part of the 15,000 workers living there because of the abundance of jobs.
Here are the estimates for Williams county:
- 51,000 – estimated current population
- 70,000 – estimate for 2017
Hat tip: Williston Wire