Fastest Growing Boomtowns in America

Fastest growing boomtown: Williston, N.D.
Fastest growing boomtown: Williston, N.D.

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By Les Christie

You've likely never heard of some of the fastest-growing boomtowns in America -- areas that started out so tiny but are gaining attention and growing in population fast. Rising oil and gas prices have brought big oil, plenty of workers and lots of housing headaches to these boomtowns. Finding affordable housing in these areas can be difficult: In the tiny town of Williston, N.D. -- which is the fastest-growing boomtown in America -- you'll find rental prices as high as New York City. Click through the gallery below to see the boomtowns growing at an astounding rate.

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