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North Dakota Compass

ND 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, ND 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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North Dakota's young adults have the highest uninsured rates compared to other age groups in the state.

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Creating Community with the use of Technology and Youth Leadership

Lindsey Leker, PhD, serves as the lead specialist for 4-H Science programming for youth ages 5-18 and the role it plays in their lives including career development. She also serves as the lead specialist for defined aspects of the organized camping program, the majority of which takes place at the North Dakota 4-H Camp near Washburn, North Dakota. As part of North Dakota State University Extension, 4-H provides hands-on, real life experiences through projects, activities, and events. The program is available to all youth and offered in every county in North Dakota. 4-H is the largest and the only research based youth organization in the state.

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

 

 

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