"The Boone County Indicators Report provides a snapshot of important health and human service indicators that will be monitored on an annual basis as one method of taking the pulse of our community. These indicators are designed to be used as a tool to help determine how our community can best respond to these needs." - Boone County Indicators Web Page.
A list of community data links provided by members of the Boone County Indicators Committee and other health, human service and education providers.
The purpose of this site is to provide a method for sharing more in-depth health, human service and education data as a supplement to the annual Boone Indicators Report.
The data links have been recommended by members of the Boone County Indicators Committee and other service providers in our community. If you have a site you would like to recommend for inclusion on this page, please contact the Division of Human Services. External links must comply with the City of Columbia's Linking Policy.
The Missouri Information for Community Assessment (MICA) is a data source maintained by the Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services. Users can create customized reports for a wide variety of health conditions.
A Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services site with County Specific Data on various profiles.
Missouri Economic Research and Information Center Web Site which contains a variety of employment and economic data collected by the State of Missouri.
Office of Social and Economic Data Analysis (OSEDA)
One of the best sites with data, reports and lots of good information about Missouri, Boone County and Columbia as well a many links to other resources including the Missouri Census Data Center.
Official 2000 Census Bureau web site. Lots of information pertaining to the 2000 census including the American Fact Finder link for ease in finding specific information.
National Center for Educational Statistics. This is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data that are related to education in the United States.
VA reports on homeless veterans.
Department of Mental Health, Status Report on Missouri's Alcohol and Drug Abuse Problems, Tenth Edition, April 2004.
Report on the State of Missouri Families. This report documents trends in the health, economic and social conditions of families in every county in the state. State-wide and county specific data are available.
Drug abuse statistics from SANHA
OSEDA Regional Planning Site for MODOT
Risk Behavior Surveillance — United States,
2003 — Center for Disease Control
Description of System: The Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) monitors six categories of priority health-risk behaviors among youth and young adults — behaviors that contribute to unintentional injuries and violence; tobacco use; alcohol and other drug use; sexual behaviors that contribute to unintended pregnancy and sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), including human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) infection; unhealthy dietary behaviors; and physical inactivity — plus overweight. YRBSS includes a national school-based survey conducted by CDC as well as state and local school-based surveys conducted by education and health agencies. This report summarizes results from the national survey, 32 state surveys, and 18 local surveys conducted among students in grades 9–12 during February–December 2003.
Census 2000 population, demographic, and
Complete counts from questions collected on both the short form and the long form:
State of Missouri - Department of Social Services - County Quick Facts
Other DSS Reports for the following:
This page provides links to data about public schools in Missouri. You will find extensive educational statistics of interest to educators, parents and policymakers. Other resources provided here are intended to assist local officials with school-improvement planning and meeting the state’s accreditation requirements.
Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education - Division of Special Education Data Coordination Site. Contains a variety of county and state data links including:
Missouri Department of Mental Health-Division of Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities: Central Missouri Regional Center. Site contains the following reports:
The Urban Institute Economic and social policy research.