More Measures

Looking for more data? We've identified these links to useful data sets and data-rich sites.

Built capital

Report Card for America's Infrastructure in North Dakota
This site provides information about the quality and needs of the various parts of North Dakota's infrastructure.

FINANCIal capital

Census Business Builder (CBB), U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format. This data is helpful for those starting or growing a business or understanding the business landscape for a region.

Human capital

American Association of Suicidology
American Association of Suicidology makes available a summary of national suicide statistics. Information is from 2009-2010 and is categorized by state, gender, regional and age-specific statistics.

Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System
Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System provides data on Bismarck, Minot and Fargo about an array of health topics.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention - U.S. Physical Activity Statistics
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides data on physical activity throughout the United States, including North Dakota.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention National Suicide Statistics
These web pages provide an overview of suicide trends and patterns in the United States (US). The pages present suicide data at the national level to users.

National Center for Injury Prevention and Control
The National Center for Injury Prevention and Control provides data on the leading causes of deaths from 1999-2010 for national, regional and states. Data obtained can be stratified by choosing your own variables.

National Institute of Mental Health
National Institute of Mental Health provides a national suicide rate map of the United States from 2000-2006, it is age-adjusted death rates per 100,000.

Suicide.org
Suicide.org provides suicide statistics from 1950-2003 which include rates by age, year, region, method state and gender/ethnicity.

Natural Capital

Climate Change Health Threats in ND
Natural Resources Defense Council provides data on air pollution, extreme heat, infectious diseases, drought, flooding and extreme weather in North Dakota.

Environmental Incident Reports
The North Dakota Department of Health's Environmental Health Section reports on general environmental incidents and oilfield environmental incidents.

North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network
The North Dakota Agricultural Weather Network (NDAWN) consists of 72 stations distributed across North Dakota, the Red River Valley, and border regions of surrounding states. Through careful site selection it is assumed each station adequately represents all weather conditions except rainfall, in a 20-mile (32 km) radius area.

North Dakota Geographic Information Systems
The North Dakota Information Technology Department and the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee operate the GIS Hub, an infrastructure comprised of geospatial data storage, data services, and application interfaces.

United States Census Bureau, Geography
Provides geographic area concepts, information, and statistical data to researchers and analysts to understand the changing distribution and characteristics of our people, places and economy. Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (TIGER) products are spatial extracts from the Census Bureau's MAF/TIGER database, containing features such as roads, railroads, rivers, as well as legal and statistical geographic areas. The Census Bureau offers several file types and an online mapping application.

U.S. Climate Data
The National Weather Service monitors the trend of temperatures and precipitation in states and counties throughout the United States.

U.S. Geological Survey
The USGS is a science organization that provides impartial information on the health of our ecosystems and environment, the natural hazards that threaten us, the natural resources we rely on, the impacts of climate and land-use change, and the core science systems that help us provide timely, relevant, and useable information.

Web Soil Survey
Web Soil Survey (WSS) provides soil data and information produced by the National Cooperative Soil Survey. The WSS The provides access to the largest natural resource information system in the world.

political capital

United States Election Project
The United States Elections Project provides information about contest turnout rates state by state for the years 2004, 2008 and 2012.

Community needs assessment

American FactFinder
American FactFinder provides information for age, business and industry, education, housing, income, origins and language, poverty and veterans by state, county, city, town or zip code.

Center for Disease Control and Prevention Tobacco Report
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention provides a report on tobacco use and impacts of tobacco in North Dakota. The report looks at type of tobacco, demography of smokers, second hand smoke, policies, knowledge, enforcement, taxes and opinions of tobacco.

Census Business Builder (CBB), U.S. Census Bureau
The Census Business Builder (CBB) is a suite of services that provide selected demographic and economic data from the Census Bureau tailored to specific types of users in a simple to access and use format. This data is helpful for those starting or growing a business or understanding the business landscape for a region.

North Dakota Economic Profiles, Small Business Administration
Small business profiles at the state level starting with 2009. The following topics are covered: the number of firms, demographics of business ownership, small business income, banking, business turnover, industry composition, and employment gains and losses by size of business.

North Dakota Compass

North Dakota Compass
www.ndcompass.org

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