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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 >

 

Impact of COVID-19 on North Dakota households

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Data Highlight

Compared to 2011, obesity rates increased for the youngest and oldest North Dakota adults.

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Working Together to Nourish North Dakotans.

Karen Ehrens is a food and nutrition consultant, registered dietitian, and policy advocate. Karen serves as a public health consultant on food and nutrition security and maternal and child health projects and recently completed 12 years as coordinator for the Creating a Hunger Free North Dakota Coalition.
Stephanie Blumhagen is the Executive Director of the Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability (FARRMS).
Felicity Merritt is the Program Manager at the Foundation for Agricultural and Rural Resources Management and Sustainability (FARRMS).

 

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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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