North Dakota Compass provides and promotes the use of credible data to improve the quality of life in North Dakota.
A project of the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University, North Dakota Compass provides reliable and consistent information needed by North Dakota’s community, policy, organizational, non-profit, and business leaders who must plan for the future in an environment of continuous change. More >
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Effects of births, deaths, and migration on the population of North Dakota counties.
Health and Well-Being in North Dakota.
Understanding how the five social determinants of health are impacting the ability of North Dakotans to thrive.
Karen Olson is a research specialist for the Center for Social Research at NDSU. Her efforts involve a wide range of topics including migration, characteristics of the aging population, community efforts to reduce poverty, housing needs, and the health and well-being of children and families.
In this article, Karen summarizes key findings of a recent study that sought to better understand the state of the social determinants of health in North Dakota and how they shape the health of North Dakotans and the communities where they live.
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Find data organized by geographic area. Get profiles by state, planning region, Native American reservation area, county, metropolitan and micropolitan areas, and cities with populations of at least 1,000 people. View profiles >
Highlighting measures focusing on population, household, social, and economic characteristics for each of the 47 districts in North Dakota.
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