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With upcoming elections and a legislative session about to open, conversations are happening all over the state. North Dakota Compass and North Dakota KIDS COUNT have teamed up to create demographic and socio-economic profiles for the 2013-2022 North Dakota State Legislative Districts. Check out the population, household, social, and economic characteristics for your legislative district. Each profile compares district information with North Dakota and the United States. The goal of these publications is to inform, educate, create awareness, and generate discussion.
The Legislative Profiles have been compiled based on information obtained from the U.S. Census Bureau’s 2008-2012 American Community Survey 5-year estimates. They are downloadable and completely free for anyone who is interested.
What is the American Community Survey (ACS)? The ACS is a nationwide, continuous survey, conducted by the Census Bureau, designed to provide communities with reliable and timely demographic, housing, social, and economic data every year. The ACS provides a continuous stream of updated information for states and local areas by age group, race, and sex.
Legislative districts in North Dakota were redrawn after the 2010 Census – and data for the new boundaries is only represented in the 2012 dataset. These profiles are created using the most current data available from the Census Bureau - 2008-2012 ACS 5-year estimates.
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