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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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Data Highlight

Population change in North Dakota, especially in the western counties, is highly influenced by the oil and gas economy.

line graph showing the homeownership rate by age group for North Dakota, from 2010 and 2017.

Featured Article

“Giving rope and pulling it back”: Parental dilemmas to prevent adolescent substance use

Shweta Arpit Srivastava (formerly Shweta Sharma) is a doctoral candidate in the Department of Communication at North Dakota State University. Dr. Ann Burnett is a Professor of Communication and Director of Women and Gender Studies at North Dakota State University.

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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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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

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