More Measures

Looking for more data? We've identified these links to useful data sets and data-rich sites.

Access to Healthy food

Food Access Research Atlas
Food access research atlas presents food access indicators for low-income and other census tracts using different measures of supermarket accessibility.

Food Environment Atlas
Presents a large set of statistics on food choices, health and well-being and community characteristics.

County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
County Health Rankings provides data on the percent of population who are low-income and do not live close to a grocery store with information specific for each county.


Environmental Protection Agency North Dakota
North Dakota data and information on topics such as Mercury and Air Toxics Standards, The Clean Air act, Superfund sites, CAFOs, Devils Lake, Air Quality Regulation Implementation, and American Recovery and Reinvestment Act information. In addition, you can search and map your environment by entering your zip code.

Climate and Energy

Per capita consumption of energy
The Energy Information Administration provides state-level data available annually from 1960 to the present. Consumption data are available by energy source and by sector.

Land Use

Population density
Measure of land use and development. The U.S. Census Bureau provides maps and data that show 2008 population density by state, metropolitan area, and county.


North Dakota Water Quality Assessment Report
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency provides information on water quality conditions reported by the states.

North Dakota Water Science Center
The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) provides data on hydrologic conditions for North Dakota, annual water-data reports, and hydrologic conditions for the nation.

States Perform
States Perform provides users with access to interactive, customizable and up-to-date comparative performance measurement data for 50 states in six key areas: fiscal and economic, public safety and justice, energy and environment, transportation, health and human services, and education.


Geographic Information Systems
The North Dakota Information Technology Department and the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee operate the GIS Hub, an infrastructure comprised of geospatial data storage, data services, and application interfaces. The GIS Hub supports state agencies in the development of their GIS and the dissemination of common interest data to other levels of government and the public.

Environmental Incident Reports
The North Dakota Department of Health's Environmental Health Section reports on general environmental incidents and oilfield environmental incidents.

North Dakota County Classification
A map of North Dakota’s counties in terms of rural, semi-rural, and urban areas.

North Dakota Compass

Center for Social Research
North Dakota State University

Compass created by:
Wilder Research

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