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 >
Arts and culture
Arts and culture enrich the vitality of our state. Check out our new topic to see how individuals, organizations, and communities contribute to and participate in artistic, creative, and cultural traditions in Minnesota.
Almost one in five people (19%) in Nobles County is foreign-born, the highest of any county in Minnesota.
Worthington has the highest percentage of foreign-born residents of any Minnesota city.
Minnesota's Risk and Reach project takes a county by county look at potential risks to the healthy development of young children and the reach of public services to address areas of need. Project directors Elizabeth Carlson, University of Minnesota, and Richard Chase, Wilder Research, explain why it matters and suggest ways you might use this information.
Recent articles highlighting key trends and issues:
Blue Cross and Blue Shield
of Minnesota Foundation
Otto Bremer Trust
Greater Twin Cities United Way
The Jay & Rose Phillips Family
Foundation of Minnesota
The McKnight Foundation
Community Leadership Fund
of The Minneapolis Foundation
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
The Saint Paul Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation