Community Demographics Program

This program provides customized demographic products to help communities and other organizations in Iowa better understand their socioeconomic conditions in order to make informed decisions. Extension Sociology has detailed Census data for small-area geographies going back to 1970, allowing for neighborhood analysis over time. Products and services include: (1) analysis of population and housing characteristics, (2) analysis of social and economic conditions, (3) analysis of migration trends, (4) customer demographics for market research, (5) conducting population surveys, and (6) training programs on using and interpreting Census data.

For more information, please contact Dr. David Peters.


Child Poverty in Iowa, 1969-2009

David J. Peters, May 2011

Neighborhood Poverty in the Des Moines Metro Area, 1979-2009

David J. Peters, March 2011

Place-Based Poverty in Iowa 1969-2009

David J. Peters, Feb. 2011

Iowa Population Over 100 Years

David J. Peters, Feb. 2011

ISU Extension Quantitative Needs Assessment

David Peters, Ph.D., Tim Borich, Ph.D., Mary Holz-Clause, Ph.D.
Iowa State University Extension, October 2010

Iowas and Income on the move, 2007-2008

David J. Peters, Ph.D., Sara Kaplan
Research Report, Feb. 2009