In a bit of a longer post I bring a bit more data to the discussion in terms of wages in Grand Forks compared to the other ND MSAs. It is a mixed bag but the data would not dispel the “notion” of Grand Forks as a low wage economy.
What is Grand Forks? I asked this question many times on the radio with Jarrod Thomas, and it seems it is time to ask it again.
I wrote this document in my role as Research Director for the Institute of Policy and Business Analytics at the Nistler College of Business & Public Administration.
Updated the graphs for the 10/30 release. All four counties are above the 12% level.
Positivity rates leveled off in the latest data, though the trend is still far from clear.