Dickinson

Welcome to one of the fastest growing cities in America –

Dickinson, North Dakota.

Located on the southern edge of the Bakken and Three Forks oil formations, Dickinson is a progressive community of over 25,000 people that serves as a regional center for over 120,000. Strong incremental growth over the past decade has been fueled be a diverse economy fed by new wealth from energy, agriculture, retail, distribution and manufacturing.

  • Voted #1 Small Town in the United States for Livability in 2013
  • 2nd fastest-growing micropolitan in the U.S. in 2013 and 2014
  • 10-year anticipated annual housing demand: 1,012 Units Per Year
  • 2020 estimated population for Dickinson Region: 66,400

Construction and infrastructure growth.

Dickinson has introduced higher standards for all facets of construction and will have invested more than $400 million to adapt to the expected population growth that will include more than new 10,000 housing units through 2019.

  • 2013-2014: $176 million
  • 2015 – 2016: $223 million
  • Prairie Rose Oil Refinery: $400 million
  • St. Joseph’s Hospital: $180 million
  • Sanford Clinic: $40 million
  • City Waste Water Facility: $50 million
  • Recreation Center Expansion: $32 million
  • Theodore Roosevelt Presidential Library:  60 Million
  • City Public Works Facility: $17 million
  • City Public Safety Center: $14 million
  • ND Department of Transportation: $164 million
  • Middle School: $65 million
  • Theodore Roosevelt Regional Airport Expansion: $100-$150 million

Area oil production growth.

Located in the Williston Basin, Dickinson’s diversified economy has benefited from petroleum industry employment and spending. Increased oil production from the Bakken Formation is stimulating an influx of population and employment creating an opportunity for increased commercial, residential and retail development.

  • $85.5 billion invested in drilling to date
  • $280 billion in projected investment in drilling in next 20 years

A great place to live.

Unspoiled open spaces, friendly people, quality health care, safe neighborhoods, and career opportunities in the heart of America’s growing energy sector combine to make Dickinson a great place to live and work.

  • Theodore Roosevelt National Park
  • Badlands National Park
  • Bulley Pulpit Golf Course
  • Dickinson State University
  • Dinosaur Museum
  • Sportsman’s Paradise
  • Regional Medical Hub
  • Regional Shopping Hub
  • Great schools
  • New retailers including: Cashwise Grocery, Menards, Buffalo Wild Wings, Tractor Supply, Family Fare Supermarket, PetCo, Jimmy John’s, JoAnn Fabrics, Wells Fargo and many more
  • Low property and state income taxes