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 >
Updated in December:
Chisago, Ramsey, and Kanabec counties have Minnesota's highest share of households paying too much for housing (36%).
Northwest Minnesota and the Northland post the lowest share of adults working across Minnesota's regions.
Less than half of housing units in Minneapolis (48%) and Saint Paul (49%) are owned by the resident(s). More than 9 in 10 own their home in Andover and Lino Lakes.
As we approach year’s end, I have been taking stock of some of the most important trends facing our state; reflecting on the “key measures” we have developed with input from literally hundreds of advisors who have helped us shape Minnesota Compass. As I did so, five good news/bad news stories emerged from my own look at the data. Here is my list.
We've compiled the 5 most popular Topics, Articles, Key Measures, and Library Reports on our website in 2014.
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