Measuring progress. Inspiring action.


Minnesota Compass is committed to maintaining the privacy of our users. Any personal information about visitors obtained by this site or submitted to this site is not shared with third parties without prior notification and consent.

Featured trend

Individuals below the poverty level
economic trend

Poverty declines in Twin Cities, stagnates in greater Minnesota

Poverty rates across the Twin Cities and greater Minnesota have been diverging in recent years. While the Twin Cities has seen sustained declines in poverty since 2014, greater Minnesota's poverty rate has largely stagnated. See more poverty data.

New & Noteworthy

Kari Dennissen-Cunnien

Ignite Afterschool's Kari  Denissen-Cunnien outlines how people and organizations across Minnesota are working to engage young people in the crucial learning opportunities that happen outside the school day.