January 16, 2023

The year 2022 at a glance: 

  • Average Monthly Users: 376
  • Average Monthly Page Views: 1,372
  • Data Requests: 50
  • Meetings Attended/Coordinated: 33 
  • Program Overviews: 24 

Program highlights: 

  • Miriam Kero joined Northland Connection as program manager
  • Analyzed new five-year estimates from American Community Survey data which indicated population trends in rural Northland areas as well as urban centers
  • A panel during September’s advisory committee meeting explored the data behind short term rental trends in the Northland
  • Monitored up-to-the-minute data on child care demand in the area 

What’s ahead in 2023:  

  • Intensive outreach to the entire Northland Connection service area for information on available commercial properties with an increased focus on rural properties
  • Increased marketing of Northland Connection resources and assistance:
    • Data provision
    • Property listings
    • Research
  • Economic and community development networking events
  • Website improvements

Happy New Year! We look forward to working with you in 2023.