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North Dakota ranks low in attracting residents; Minnesota fares a bit better

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Even with all the new oil and annual bounties of sugar and honey, North Dakota ranks as one of the "low sticky" states in a new survey by the Pew Research Center.


In this case, "sticky" refers to a state's ability to hold onto its native sons and daughters.

The research center's social and demographic trends project used Census data to assess whether the 50 states and the District of Columbia are "sticky," and North Dakota fell near the bottom: 47th place.

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