In a relatively short time, COVID-19 is impacting North Dakota on a large scale. During this unprecedented time, North Dakota Compass will continue to provide reliable and consistent information for North Dakota’s community, policy, organization, non-profit, and business leaders who are planning for the future in an environment of continuous change.
North Dakota Compass tracks, among others, data useful to understand the population in your area and the potential risk to the current COVID-19 pandemic. According to CDC, older adults and people of any age who have serious underlying medical conditions (e.g., chronic lung disease, serious heart conditions, immune deficiencies, severe obesity, diabetes, kidney or liver disease) may be at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. In addition, socioeconomic and environmental factors (e.g., lack of medical insurance, poverty, lack of access to transportation or nutritious food) put population to be more at risk to become ill or to recover.
Use the list of North Dakota Compass data and additional credible data resources to help inform planning and executing interventions and services in North Dakota’s communities during the COVID-19 pandemic.
North Dakota Department of Health: Coronavirus
The North Dakota Department of Health (NDDOH) provides a variety of resources for the public and health care professionals and the most up-to-date official data on cases, sources of exposure, and testing in North Dakota. The North Dakota Cases page is updated daily.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: Coronavirus
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) provides information to the public on how to protect against the virus and what to do if becoming sick. The cases and surveillance tab provides updated data on confirmed COVID-19 cases in the United States and sources of exposure.
National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS): COVID-19 Data
In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, NCHS is providing the most recent data available on deaths, mental health, and access to health care from the vital statistics system and through a partnership with the U.S. Census Bureau.
North Dakota University System: COVID-19 Tracking Dashboards
NDUS Core Technology Services developed a COVID-19 State Tracker Dashboard that visualizes the number and rates of COVID-19 cases for the state of North Dakota and by county.
John Hopkins University: Coronavirus Resource Center
Website created by experts in global public health, infectious disease, and emergency preparedness at John Hopkins University, a resource to help advance the understanding of the virus, inform the public, and brief policymakers in order to guide a response, improve care, and save lives.
COVID Risk Levels Dashboard
The dashboard provides state and county-level risk assessments related to COVID-19. Risk levels are based on daily cases per 100,000 population, using a 7-day moving average. Also includes data on case counts and deaths.
U.S. COVID Atlas
Developed by the Center for Spatial Data Science at the University of Chicago and coalition partners, this is a helpful tool to assess a county’s past, current, and projected COVID-19 data and social and economic data. It provides county-level data on COVID-19 cases and deaths, with the option to view regional clusters and to overlay the map with Native American reservations. Map and related chart can be animated to show changes over time from January 2020 through the present.
esri, ArcGIS Business Analytics Infographics
Uses multiple data sources to create a summary about COVID -19 cases and demographic information for each state. The visualization helps with tracking the number of cases and also to assess the impact of the COVID-19 on vulnerable populations.
Tableau COVID-19 Data Hub
Global indicator dashboard that visualizes a subset of the Johns Hopkins University data.
NDSU Nice Center: Covid-19 Data Visualization
NDSU's Nice Center and Lemonly, SD track COVID-19 cases in South Dakota, North Dakota, and neighboring Minnesota Counties.
Minnesota Compass: Minnesota and the COVID-19 Pandemic: The Data
Provides latest data on key measures related to COVID-19 pandemic, in addition to information on the state of Minnesota's healthcare, health, economy, and disparities.
The links below will take you to key measures available on North Dakota Compass. Access all charts by placing the cursor over the gray breakdown bar above the chart.
Medical Risk Factors
Population age 65 and older for North Dakota and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, and by Native American reservation area.
Population age 85 and older for North Dakota.
Adults Diagnosed With Diabetes
Adults (age 18 and older) diagnosed with diabetes for North Dakota and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by race, by age, by gender, by income, and by educational attainment.
Adults Who are Obese
Adults (age 18 and older) who are obese for North Dakota and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by race, by age, by gender, by income, and by educational attainment.
Social Risk Factors
People Without Health Insurance
Health, Health Care Coverage
Residents under age 65, without health insurance for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by poverty status, and by nativity.
People in Poverty
Individuals below poverty level for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by disability status, by nativity, by educational attainment, and by household type.
Housing Cost-burdened Households
Housing, Cost-burdened households
Share of households paying 30% or more of their income on housing for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by owner-renter status, and by level of housing cost-burden.
Economy, Median Income
Median household income for North Dakota and US and broken down by county, by metropolitan status, by metropolitan and micropolitan areas, by city, by Native American reservation area, by race, by age, by gender, by disability status, by nativity, and by household type.
North Dakota Census Bureau COVID-19 Data Hub
The COVID-19 Interactive Data Hub centralizes data from the American Community Survey and the County Business Patterns program to facilitate access to data useful in pandemic-related decision making. Dashboards can be displayed at state or county level.
North Dakota Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS)
The Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) is the primary source of information on health risk behaviors related to chronic disease and injury among adult populations in North Dakota.
North Dakota Statewide Cancer Registry
The cancer registry collects, processes and reports North Dakota cancer incidence and mortality rates by county.
North Dakota Department of Health – Community Health Profiles
The profiles provides demographics, behavioral risk factors, and health care access data, in county profiles.
County Health Rankings & Roadmaps
Provides and tracks data regarding Social Determinants of Health at county level.
Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s (CDC) Social Vulnerability Index
Social vulnerability refers to the resilience of communities when confronted by external stresses on human health, stresses such as natural or human-caused disasters, or disease outbreaks. CDC's Social Vulnerability Index aims to help local officials identify communities that may need support in preparing for hazards; or recovering from disaster.
COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard
The COVID-19 Health Equity Interactive Dashboard bridges data about the virus and social determinants of health at the county-level with the goal to facilitate easy comparisons of counties with respect to COVID-19 outcomes and social determinants.
Community Resilience Estimates
The Community Resilience Estimates is a U.S. Census Bureau Experimental Data Product that measures the ability of a population to recover from the impacts of disasters and calculate risk levels by state, county and tract.
Job Service North Dakota Labor Market Information
Job Service provides resources on how the COVID-19 pandemic is affecting North Dakota’s labor market.
• Unemployment Claims - interactive dashboard detailing the number of initial claims and benefit payments
• Employment & Initial Unemployment Claims – an overview of initial claims activity as it relates to industry and occupational employment.
U.S. Census Bureau - Small Business Pulse Survey
The Small Business Pulse Survey measures the changes in business conditions on the U.S. small businesses during the COVID-19 pandemic. Business Pulse includes information on location closings, changes in employment, disruptions in the supply chain, the use of federal assistance programs, and expectations concerning future operations.
U.S. Census Bureau - Household Pulse Survey
The Household Pulse Survey measures some social and economic effects of COVID-19 on American households. Household Pulse includes information on actual and expected loss in employment income, food scarcity, delayed medical care, housing insecurity, and K-12 educational changes.
Feeding America - The Impact of Coronavirus on Local Food Insecurity.
Visualization that shows how food insecurity may increase in 2020 due to COVID-19 for the overall population and children by state, county, and congressional district.
PEW Research Center, Coronavirus Impact
PEW Research provides analysis on how COVID-19 has impacted the daily lives of Americans. Their research covers everything from changes in religious practices to spending time in public.