North Dakota Quick Facts

North Dakota is thriving. Since 2001, North Dakotans' personal income has grown nearly 25 percent and the gross state product has grown to more than $24 billion annually, a 37 percent increase.

The major industries of North Dakota, as reported by North Dakota State University, are agriculture, tourism, manufacturing, coal mining and conversion, oil and gas exploration, extraction and refining, and exported services.

More detailed facts about North Dakota.

Agriculture Fun Facts

  • ND is the leading producer of sunflowers in the United States.
  • ND produces enough soybeans to make 212 billion crayons each year.
  • ND produces enough sugarbeets that produce enough sugar to sweeten 27 billion gallons of Kool-Aid.

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