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Once again, North Dakota Compass and North Dakota KIDS COUNT have teamed up to create demographic and socio-economic profiles for each of the 47 North Dakota State Legislative Districts (2013-2022 boundaries). Check out the population, household, social, and economic characteristics for your legislative district. Each profile compares district information with North Dakota and the United States. The goal of these publications is to inform, educate, create awareness, and generate discussion. These profiles are downloadable and completely free for anyone who is interested.
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