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Published August 10, 2012, 05:11 PM

North Dakota will be the place to be in 2032

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- A new Gallup Poll says Minnesota and North Dakota will be among the top five states to live come the year 2032. But it has some local leaders saying what about 2012?

By: WDAY Staff Reports, WDAY

Fargo, ND (WDAY TV) -- A new Gallup Poll says Minnesota and North Dakota will be among the top five states to live come the year 2032. But it has some local leaders saying what about 2012?

Chamber of Commerce President Craig Whitney says our region is as good as it gets in terms of job availability and economic growth.

In the poll, Minnesota came in at number two, North Dakota number 5. Utah took the top spot. North Dakota earned top marks in job creation and full-time employment.

Minnesota topped the field in economic confidence.

Craig Whitney, FM/WF Chamber President, says, "Fargo-Moorhead is truly a great region, strong family values, hard working people and theres a lot that this area has to offer. And of course, lowest unemployment rate in the country."

According to the survey, the five future worst states to live in were West Virginia, Mississippi, Kentucky, Nevada and Arkansas.

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