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Minnesota Compass

By tracking and analyzing trends in areas that affect our quality of life, Compass gives everyone in our state – policymakers, business and community leaders, and concerned individuals who live and work here – a common foundation to act on issues to improve our communities. More >

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Minneapolis-Saint Paul neighborhood profiles gallery

Arts for youth, a fact sheet for policy-makers, and a bread oven: Find these and other stories about how data users are having an impact. Then share your own.

Insights

Last month, Compass researcher Allison Liuzzi's Insight article highlighted how the backgrounds and experiences of Minnesota’s immigrants have changed over time. This month Paul Mattessich, Compass governance chair and Wilder Research executive director, provides insights gleaned from a new study from Wilder conducted with immigrant and refugee communities in the Twin Cities.

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Every region of the state is seeing growth in their populations of color. In fact, 4 of the 7 regions would have seen declines in population without the increase in residents of color- Northland, Northwest, Southern and Southwest.

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