Community Profiles

"APEX has been a valuable asset in assisting BCEDC in coordinating more formal processes and marketing materials that ultimately elevate our County's presence at the local, regional and national level."

Scottie Sandstrom, Bayfield County Economic Development Corporation Executive Director

Additional data and demographics can be found at the Northland Connection.  It is the region’s portal for business and economic development, and is home to a database of available properties, business resources, and economic and demographic data.

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"2016 Top State for Business"


"Minnesota lands back in top 10 of tech-business rankings"

Star Tribune

"#1 State for Quality of Life"


"Fastest-Growing State for Technology Jobs"

Dice, 2015

"Among the Top 10 Most Innovative States"


"Among the Top 15 Best States for Doing Business"


"#3 in Overall Healthcare"

U.S. News & World Report