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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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Most historically disadvantaged students showed progress in the on-time high school graduation rate, in North Dakota, in the past five years.

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North Dakota Compass launches the 2020 State Legislative District Profiles..

North Dakota Compass is a valuable resource especially developed for North Dakota decision makers and residents. North Dakota Compass provides a curated collection of reliable, accurate, and unbiased demographic and socio-economic data on a variety of topics which include children and youth, early childhood and education, the aging population, civic engagement, health, housing, the environment, and the economy. 

One of North Dakota Compass’ signature tools, developed to help decision making in North Dakota, is the State Legislative District Profiles.

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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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