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Minnesota Compass launches a new section that provides in-depth data by cultural group to help all of us better understand the composition and quality of life of diverse Minnesotans throughout the state.
Recent articles highlighting key trends and issues:
Statewide, our school-aged population still outnumbers our older adult population. But this is not the case in all regions of the state. Older adults already outnumber school-aged kids in the Northland, Northwest, Southern, Southwest, and West Central regions.
Statewide, there are four working-age adults for every one older adult, down from five-to-one in 2010. The ratio is even smaller in some Minnesota regions. There are three working-age adults for every older adult in the Northland, Northwest, Southwest, and West Central regions of the state.
Minnesota Compass is offering a series of free webinars to help you learn to use data and tools to support grant writing, strategic planning, and policymaking.
Build Your Own Data Tool training: Monday, Jan. 20, 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Register.
Looking for data for a unique geographic area? Learn how to access data customized for your community with the Build Your Own tool.
Tips on using Minnesota Compass data: Monday, Jan. 27, 11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m. Register.
Interested in learning tips from the experts? Connect with our staff to learn a few best practices when using data available on Minnesota Compass.
Minnesota Compass has released Compass Points 2019 (PDF). Our annual indicator report includes data and analysis about notable trends, key demographics, and a dashboard that highlights how Minnesota is doing in key topic areas. The information is used by policymakers, business and community leaders, and others working to ensure the health and wellbeing of all Minnesota residents and communities.
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
The Minneapolis Foundation
Northwest Minnesota Foundation
Saint Paul & Minnesota Foundations
Wells Fargo Foundation Minnesota
Amherst H. Wilder Foundation