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 >
You told us you would like to create profiles for custom areas – such as transit corridors, a cluster of neighborhoods, or a specified walking radius around an intersection or transit stop. Now you can with our new interactive mapping tool.
Minnesota ranks 11th in the nation for having the lowest share of households that pay "too much" for housing.
The MSP metro area boasts the second-lowest share of cost-burdened households among the top 25 largest metro areas.
Black heads of household in Minnesota are more likely to report housing cost-burden if they were born in the U.S. than if they are an immigrant.
Median income among older adult-headed households stands at about $40,000 statewide, and $44,000 in the Twin Cities.
Growth in Minnesota's total jobs continued its upward trend in 2014 – the fourth year in a row of positive job growth in the state.
We are now seeing a slight uptick in jobs in Saint Paul, which was hit hard by the recession.
Profile users have told us the Minneapolis and Saint Paul neighborhood reporting is incredibly useful, but they would really like a way to create profiles for custom areas – such as transit corridors, a cluster of neighborhoods, or a specified walking radius around an intersection or transit stop.
Now you can with our new interactive mapping tool!
Compass researcher Ellen Mai explains how, creating scenarios that walk you through a custom build, and providing tips to assist you in using the new tool to help you meet your planning and analytic needs.
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