Planning Tools - Developing a Community Profile

Databases for Statistical Information

The Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA)
Up-to-date social, economic, and demographic information including Census data for Missouri. Also provides links to many related information sites.

KIDS COUNT in Missouri
Profile of conditions in Missouri affecting children. Statistics include birth rates among teens, child abuse, high school drop out, low infant birth weight rates. . .etc. Information is available by county or state-wide.

Missouri Dept. of Education
Find information by school district.

U.S. Census Bureau
Myriad of information about the people and economy of the United States. Also includes state and county quick facts.

St. Louis Neighborhoods
Find demographic information for neighborhoods within St. Louis city.

Agricultural, natural resource, and environmental data from the College of Agriculture, Food and Natural Resources at the University of Missouri – Columbia.

Data and Statistical Reports and Missouri Information for Community Assessment
From the Missouri Department of Health.


Community survey example
This printable survey is available in the Adobe Acrobat format. If you already have the Acrobat Reader installed, click on the link above, otherwise, you may download the free Reader from Adobe.

Surveying young people in your community
From The Search Institute.

Links to Third Party Sites
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