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North Dakota Compass

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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Data Highlight

Two Measures to Assess Child Poverty in North Dakota – Both Show Improvement.

Featured Article

The Impact of COVID-19 on Group Quarters in North Dakota

Avram Slone, M.A., is a research specialist with the Center for Social Research (CSR) at North Dakota State University. He has previously worked as a research professional at the Alaska Justice Information Center in Anchorage, Alaska and as a statistical intern at the United States Census Bureau in Suitland, Maryland. The focus of his work at the CSR is on the disparate impacts of COVID-19 in North Dakota. He received his Master’s Degree in Sociology from the University of Kansas.

 

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COVID-19 Data Resources

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ND COMPASS TUTORIALS

Geographic Profiles

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 >

State Legislative District Profiles

Highlighting measures focusing on population, household, social, and economic characteristics for each of the 47 districts in North Dakota.
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Community Building Toolkit

Explore the ND Compass Community Building Toolkit. It provides a framework and resources to improve your community development process.

 

 

North Dakota Compass 2017 EVALUATION HIGHLIGHTS

EVALUATION HIGHLIGHTS

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