Through many data gathering practices, including specialized surveys, research of public data sources, Geographic Information Systems mapping and demographics analytics tools, Region Nine can capture information to help our communities and partners make informed decisions about complex community and economic development issues.

Specific research products include, but are not limited to:

  • Labor Market Analysis
  • Analysis of Regional, State and National Economies
  • Demographics and Trends
  • Specialized Statistical Analysis
  • Presentations
  • Targeted Insights Gathered by Survey
  • Geographic Information Systems Mapping
  • Information Gathered from Previous Plans
  • Advanced Subject Matter Expert Interviews
  • Needs Assessments
  • Emergency Operations Systems
  • Nonprofit, Foundation and State and Federal Grant Research
  • Business Analytics
  • Renewable Energy
  • Climate Change

Click below for an example of a Labor Market Analysis completed by Region Nine

2016 North Mankato Workforce Profile