Financial Capital

Individuals and organizations use financial resources, such as money and access to affordable loans, to achieve well-being and generate wealth through production of goods and services. Indicators, such as economic outputs (gross domestic products – GDP), the number of jobs, median income, and poverty, reflect the financial status of a community. Communities will improve through a strong economy that encourages business investment and provides employment opportunities for workers at all skill levels. ND Compass provides great information on county GDP, jobs, median income and poverty at http://www.ndcompass.org/community-building/key-measures.php?km=financialcapital#0-9697-g. Below is an example of what you will find:

Note: relates to nonfarm payroll positions only.
Source: North Dakota Workforce Intelligence, Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages