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 October from the American Community Survey data release:
As of 2014, nearly all age groups in Minnesota are back to 2008 levels of employment. The share of people working is still slightly below 2008 levels for adults age 25-44 and 45-54.
Eleven percent of workers in Minnesota are employed in the private non-profit sector.
Minnesota Compass Project Director Craig Helmstetter uses new poverty estimates from the Census Bureau to bust commonly-accepted myths about poverty in Minnesota.
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
Northwest Minnesota Initiative Foundation
The Saint Paul Foundation
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation