NORTH DAKOTA COMPASS
-May 2016-
Get Informed. 
5 Ways to Join the Compass Community

North Dakota Compass provides data that improves the quality of decisions made by businesses, educators, policy makers, non-profits, and community leaders. Our data helps to change lives, propel research projects, and create a brighter future for North Dakota. Change within North Dakota requires dedicated and like-minded individuals collaboratively using data to work towards measurable and effective change. In this article, ND Compass Development Coordinator, Morgan Mairs, highlights five ways to join the Compass Community to help further the ND Compass mission. 
View Event Highlights. 
The ND Demographics Conference has come to a close, but don't
miss out on what happened! Event pictures and more are posted
on our website

Test Yourself. 
In 2015, 86% of North Dakota High School students graduated on time. However, when we specifically examine graduate breakdowns (such as by race, ethnicity, special populations, and income), we see achievement gaps exist within these groups.
 
Looking particularly at graduation rates by income, what is the gap (percentage point difference) between higher-income and lower-income students?
Obesity increases the risk for heart disease and stroke, yet one third of adults in North Dakota are obese (32.2%, 2014). Nationally over the last 4 years, North Dakota went from middle of the pack (ranking 24th, where 1=highest obesity rate) to ranking ninth highest among all 50 states in regards to the adult obesity rate in 2014. Read more.
Know What's New.
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Median Income:
By county (map)
By county (ranking)
By planning region
By metropolitan and micropolitan areas
By cities
By Native American reservation area
 
EDUCATION
North Dakota
Comparison with other states
By race
By racial and ethnic group
By racial and ethnic group (trend)
By income
By gender
By special population
 
HEALTH
North Dakota (trend, adults age 18+)
North Dakota and U.S.
Comparison with other states
By detailed age group
By gender
By detailed income group
By educational attainment
 
North Dakota (trend, adults age 18+)
North Dakota and U.S. (adults age 18+)
Comparison with other states (adults age 18+)
By racial and ethnic group
By detailed income group
By detailed age group
By gender
By educational attainment
 
By county (map)
By county (ranking)

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