State of the Valley

Active Project? No
Year Project Began: 2013
Year of Last Input: 2013
Last Updated: Aug 1 2013
Project Location:
St. Croix River Valley (Chisago, Washington, Pierce, St. Croix and Polk Counties)
State / Province:
Minnesota and Wisconsin
Lead Organization:
Hugh J. Andersen Foundation
Type of Organization:

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The website presents socio-economic indicators for Chisago County and Washington County in eastern Minnesota and Pierce County, Polk County, and St. Croix County in western Wisconsin. These five counties, encompassing the St. Croix River Valley, have a combined population of more than 460,000 residents. The collaborative effort aims to measure the quality of life for counties in the St. Croix Valley by providing data on community engagement, demographics, economics, education, food security, health, housing, and poverty indicators.

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Project Contact:

Brad Kruse
Hugh J. Andersen Foundation - Educational Organization
Bayport, MN 55003