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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In the past year, North Dakota cities experienced growth in some metropolitan areas and loss in the western part of the state .
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Aastha Bhandari is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University.
Debarati Kole is a Graduate Research Assistant at the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University.
Dr. Nancy Hodur is the director of the Center for Social Research at North Dakota State University.
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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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