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One in 8 N.D. Tax Filers Received Earned Income Tax Credit   ( 2011-12-06 )
In comparison with the U.S., which is recovering from a deep recession, this is good news for North Dakota.
Education Levels in N.D. Up Slightly   ( 2011-11-01 )
In 2009, North Dakota had the 28th highest proportion in the nation of people 25 and older who completed a bachelor’s degree.
N.D. Child Well-being Needs Improvement   ( 2011-10-04 )
While North Dakota’s overall child poverty rate ranks well nationally, poverty continues to be an issue for many children in North Dakota.
N.D. Composite ACT Scores Rank Above Average   ( 2011-06-07 )
Seventy-one percent of ACT-tested 2010 North Dakota high school graduates were ready for college English, 48 percent for math, 56 percent for reading and 31 percent were for science.
North Dakota’s 2010 Census Count 2nd Highest in History   ( 2011-04-05 )
N.D. Shows Continued Growth in Wages   ( 2011-03-01 )
Out of the 3,141 counties in the nation, Oliver County in west-central North Dakota had the 30th highest average compensation per job ($75,267) in 2009.
North Dakota’s Poverty Rate Unchanged   ( 2011-02-01 )
The percentage of North Dakota children ages 0 to 17 living in poverty was estimated at 14.1 percent in 2009.
Federal Dollars to N.D. Increase in 2009   ( 2011-01-05 )
Nearly one-fifth of the funds went to Social Security ($1.4 billion).
Number of N. D. Housing Units Shows Consistent Growth   ( 2010-12-07 )
The North Dakota metropolitan counties of Burleigh, Cass, Grand Forks and Morton, along with the western counties of Stark, Ward and Williams, are the largest contributors to growth in housing since 2000.
N. D. Population Becoming More Racially, Ethnically Diverse   ( 2010-10-05 )
The racial minority population in North Dakota grew 27 percent (12,250 people) from 2000 to 2009.
N.D. Child Well-being Shows Modest Drop   ( 2010-09-07 )
North Dakota ranks 12th best in the nation on child well-being indicators, slipping from its typical spot among the top 10 states.
N.D. Dependency Ratio Expected to Increase   ( 2010-07-30 )
As the dependency ratio increases, so does potential for concern among communities faced with an older, nonworking population.
Little Change in N.D. Tax Filers Receiving Federal Earned Income Tax Credit   ( 2010-07-06 )
In 2007, 12 percent of all North Dakota tax filers claimed the EITC, a proportion that is down slightly from 12.8 percent in 2006.
N.D. Composite ACT Scores Rank Above Average   ( 2010-06-01 )
The average North Dakota composite ACT score in 2009 was 21.5 out of a possible 36.
North Dakota’s Population Grows With More Births and Net In-migration   ( 2010-05-07 )
With the exception of 2004, North Dakota hasn’t seen a net in-migration since 1981
N.D. Population Surpasses 2000 Census   ( 2010-04-06 )
Fourteen of the 19 growing counties in North Dakota are in the western half of the state.
N.D. Shows Continued Growth in Average Compensation Per Job   ( 2010-03-02 )
The average compensation per job in North Dakota rose to $43,372 in 2008.
N.D.’s Poverty Rate Unchanged   ( 2010-02-02 )
Certain populations in North Dakota continue to struggle with higher than average poverty rates.
Federal Expenditure Dollars to N.D. Increased in 2008   ( 2010-01-05 )
A sizeable proportion of North Dakota’s increase in 2008 can be attributed to increases in crop insurance payments, Medicare and crop disaster grant monies.
Number of N.D. Housing Units Shows Consistent Growth   ( 2009-12-01 )
In 1950, housing units totaled 175,769, compared with 289,677 in 2000.

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