Use this NEWLY UPDATED Compass resource, funded by the Bush Foundation, to find data for smaller geographical areas. Get profiles for North Dakota cities with populations of at least 1,000 people. Each profile contains demographic information and data across Compass topic areas for you to gain a better understanding of what's going on in your city.
The North Dakota's Women 2016 study was developed by the North Dakota Compass team at the Center for Social Research at NDSU. The study was created for the North Dakota Women's Network with financial support from the Otto Bremer Trust and designed to inform state and local leaders, education and outreach professionals, business and community leaders, interest groups, and North Dakota residents about the characteristics of women in the state. This article provides a brief summary of the key findings presented in the study.
In 2015,North Dakota continued to get younger as the median age decreased from 34.9 years in 2014 to 34.6 in 2015. In 2015, North Dakota was the fourth youngest state in the nation and the only state with a decrease in median age when compared to the previous year.