It has one of the smallest populations of all the states at only 684,000 and 80,000 of those are American Indians, many living on sovereign reservations. It has the lowest unemployment rate in the nation at 3.2 percent. It has the fastest rate of job growth. And entire companies are picking up from across the US and moving lock, stock and barrel to the area. The state is North Dakota. So what is single-handedly changing the dynamic and make-up of an entire state? Oil!