Place:Dickinson, Stark, North Dakota, United States

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NameDickinson
Alt namesPleasant Valley Sidingsource: Canby, Historic Places (1984) I, 242; USGS, GNIS Digital Gazetteer (1994) GNIS38001323
TypeCity
Coordinates46.884°N 102.789°W
Located inStark, North Dakota, United States     (1800 - )
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Dickinson is a city in Stark County, North Dakota, in the United States. It is the county seat of Stark County. The population was 17,787 at the 2010 census. The U.S. Census Bureau estimated 2012 population is 19,697.

Since the North Dakota oil boom the city has become one of the fastest growing cities in the United States. The city according to the 2012 census is estimated to have a population of 19,697, however, other sources have estimates of the population at 26,771 or possibly exceeding 30,000. The rapid growth of the city has led to an increase in crime and homelessness within the city limits. Also the city has seen an increase in diversity, with increases in the Latino, Asian and African American populations.

Dickinson is the principal city of the Dickinson Micropolitan Statistical Area, a micropolitan area that covers Billings and Stark counties and had a combined population of 24,982 at the 2010 census.

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