The Black Gold Rush (North Dakota)
By: Joshua Torres and Kyran
How does this compare with the current national unemployment rate and the unemployment rate of other states?
What is the unemployment rate in North Dakota?
How much is North Dakota’s budget surplus?
How many oil workers are employed in North Dakota?
How much do oil workers make in North Dakota?
What effect have all the jobs had on the North Dakota economy?
They have a really good effect, specially the oil boom, creating jobs. For giving a lot of people jobs, which keeps the community up and striving.
Fun Fact : 40,856 full-time jobs, accounting for 9% of the state’s workforce in 2011.
Housing shortage and cost of housing in the small oil towns
What are man camps?
What has happened to the crime rate?
What is the ratio of men to women in the small oil towns?
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"North Dakota Surplus Continues to Grow." Bismarck Tribune. 30 Aug. 2014. Web. 12 Nov. 2014. <http://bismarcktribune.com/news/local/govt-and-politics/north-dakota-surplus-continues-to-grow/article_fbbb0d94-2fbe-11e4-8b41-001a4bcf887a.html>.
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