Strong local economies require a strong local workforce. K-12 schools and higher education are a crucial factor in workforce preparation.
The revenues that fund local governments come from a variety of sources which vary across the state geographically. But across Missouri, the tax base is shifting, creating potential budget shortfalls.
Understanding the forces that drive workforce dynamics and population migration is important for community economic planning and development.
The vitality of rural communities is essential to the agricultural industry.
There is wide inequity in access to broadband internet across Missouri. Lack of access is cited as a top concern in communities across the state, and the data provides evidence of the link between internet access and economic opportunity.
Get started with map layers related to debt, including predatory lenders, average household income, and debt in collections as a share of the population.
Get started with map layers related to housing, including eviction rates, vacancies, and mortgage refinance loan rates.
Are there differences between broadband access and utilization? Explore the data for your community with map layers from the American Community Survey and the Federal Communications Commission.
Get started with map layers related to the business environment, including the labor market engagement index, locations of airports, and public libraries.
Get started with layers related to the community, including home loan originations, foreclosure rates, and places of worship.
Get started with layers related to food access, including food deserts, population with limited food access, and locations of major supermarkets.
Discover and access thousands of mappable data layers. Create maps of your community and easily share them with others.
The 2020 Census Outreach tool identifies “hotspots” for outreach based on three primary factors: 1) 2010 Census response rate; 2) rates of poverty, and; 3) daily response counts for the 2020 Census.
Farmers, growers, and local suppliers can enter basic information about the food they sell, location and contact information. Submitted information will automatically show up on the map. Customers can find local food sources using the map and search tools.
The Missouri EATS Food Assessment is designed to help communities start the conversation about building a stronger community food environment. Missouri EATS is a community development process designed to identify local assets and needs, develop a plan to act on top priorities, and make sustainable changes to enhance local food systems.
There is wide inequity in access to broadband internet across the state of Missouri. Rural areas in particular lack sufficient infrastructure to supply high-speed internet to residents as well as the business community.
Our team is updating data on an ongoing basis – check here for the latest!
Using a research-based index system, the Building Regional Resilience Hub helps communities easily identify and compare counties based on their relative resiliency and vulnerability to the country as a whole. The indexes rank all counties into four quadrants based on their relative resilience and vulnerability to the national median in four main categories: social, economic, infrastructure, and environmental.
The vulnerable populations footprint tool is a compact mapping and reporting platform that identifies geographic areas with high rates of poverty and low educational attainment – the two indicators demonstrated to be the primary social determinants of population health. Thresholds for target area identification are adjustable, allowing the tool to be utilized in all geographic areas where regional rates may be higher or lower than the national average.
Economic snapshot allows you to build a report around counties of your choice with a set of basic economic indicators.
The Presidential Engagement Fellows map highlights upcoming and past speaking engagements across the state.
Use the District Explorer to identify administrative, legislative and school districts that overlap with your community and find contact information for the official representatives of each district.
This is a dynamic, public portal that analyzes over 30 of the SNAP-Ed Evaluation Framework indicators. These data can be assessed at a local, county, state, or multi-state level.
The University of Missouri System Engagement Portal website provides a space to showcase engagements between the Universities and their communities.
This report provides a selected set of indicators related to businesses and communities. Maps and data are available for individual counties and groups of counties.