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 >
Generation Next, a coalition of civic, business, and education leaders aims to close achievement and opportunity gaps for students of color in Minneapolis and St. Paul. The new portal features graphs and data compiled by Minnesota Compass for pre-k to career key measures.
By 2045, every region in Minnesota is projected to have a retirement- to working-age ratio of two working-age adults for every older adult.
From 2007-2009 to 2010-2012, the share of Minnesota's population that is white (non-Hispanic) fell. The shares of people identifying as black and Asian (other) increased.
The number of Minnesota's youth who are native-born with at least one foriegn-born parent has doubled since 2000.
Minnesota is 21st for population growth among the fifty states, at +0.8% from 2012 to 2013.
20 percent of black adults born in the US have a disability--more than double the share among foreign-born black adults.
Last updated April 10, 2014
A new white paper on gender disparities in STEM (science, technology, engineering, and math) got Ruth Hamberg thinking about the benefits of STEM skills she has experienced and the importance of supporting all students in STEM subjects.
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