Minnesota's younger residents are more racially, culturally and linguistically diverse than older generations, which creates challenges and opportunities. The more we know about Minnesota's children, the better equipped we are to make smart investments in their - and our - future.
Low birth weight
Early childhood screening
Connections to caring adults
Education proficiency rates: 3rd grade reading and 11th grade math
High school graduation
Like much of the country, Minnesota is experiencing mixed results as it seeks to emerge from the economic downturn. How well are we building a climate for competitive business opportunities and a prepared workforce to strengthen our economic vitality around the state?
Overall, we have active residents who feel that their work can have an impact, as part of a larger community that can work together for common goals. But are we engaging diverse groups and creating opportunities for everyone?
Perceived ability to improve one’s community
Health care coverage
Traffic injuries and death