HUD PD&R Housing Market Profiles

The Minot-Williston Housing Market Area (HMA), in northwestern North Dakota atop the Bakken Oil Shale Formation, consists of Mountrail, Ward, and Williams Counties. The three-county HMA produced more than 9.4 million barrels of oil during April 2013, up 13 percent from the 8.3 million barrels produced a year earlier. Minot-Williston Housing Market Profile