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 >
Wilder Research seeks a web application developer. A significant portion of the work will be for mncompass.org, including data visualizations, data management tools, and API. Application deadline: 3-12-2015.
Highlights of key trends and data unveiled at the Compass Annual Meeting held February 5.
The Atlantic joined a long list of media which, throughout the past few decades, have heralded Minnesota’s high quality of life. However, a careful, more detailed look at the data reveals what’s called the “Minnesota Paradox.” Wilder Research Executive Director and Compass Governance chair explains.
Updated in February:
Total jobs in Minnesota declined 0.8% from November to Decmeber 2014.
Aitkin County has the highest overall disability rate in Minnesota (19%), while Carver, Scott, and Wright have the lowest (7%).
Similar to the rates for older adults, the Twin Cities region has the lowest share of people with a disability, while the Northland has the highest.
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
of Minnesota Foundation
Otto Bremer Foundation
Greater Twin Cities United Way
The McKnight Foundation
Community Leadership Fund
of The Minneapolis Foundation
Minnesota Initiative Foundations
The Saint Paul Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation