Reports and Data Presentations
 


Rural Sociology Information and Data Effort (RSIDE)

The Rural Sociology program is actively involved in many areas of rural research and data dissemination. RSIDE represents the Rural Sociology program's commitment to providing
Internet access to information and data that are primarily the product of its research activities

a
s a component of the Arkansas Agricultural Experiment Station
.
The following links lead to
various reports, such as the Rural Profile of Arkansas, and other custom data presentations.

Please select from the following categories of Reports and Data Presentations:

 

 

Reports

Rural Profiles of Arkansas

National Forest and Community Planning/Development Reports

Social and Environmental Data Sources

NEW! Understanding Community Demographics

NEW! Growth and Change in Arkansas' Hispanic Population

NEW! Indicators of Stress and Developmental Capacity in Arkansas Counties

 

Data Presentations

NEW: Interactive Population Pyramids and Charts (Microsoft Excel)

Selected Demographic Trends

Age and Gender

Race and Ethnicity


This page also contains a selected list of other publications authored by the faculty,
research staff, and graduate students of the Rural Sociology program.
The list consists of
professional journal articles and additional research bulletins that are not provided here.
The publications
in this list provide depth to the reports and data presentations that are
provided here and d
emonstrate the level of research experience that is invested in them.
Selected Other Rural Sociology at UA Publications

Indicators of Stress and Developmental Capacity in Arkansas Counties

This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Suggested Citation:
Farmer, F. L, Z. K. Moon, and W. P. Miller. 2008. Indicators of Stress and Developmental Capacity in Arkansas Counties. Agricultural Experiment Station and Cooperative Extension Service. University of Arkansas---Division of Agriculture. September 2008.

 

Understanding Community Demographics

This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Suggested Citation:
Farmer, F. L, Z. K. Moon, and W. P. Miller. 2008. Understanding Community Demographics. Cooperative Extension Service. University of Arkansas---Division of Agriculture, In Press February 2008.

 

Growth and Change in Arkansas' Hispanic Population

This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Suggested Citation:
Farmer, F. L, Z. K. Moon, and W. P Miller. 2008. Growth and Change in Arkansas' Hispanic Populations. Cooperative Extension Service. University of Arkansas---Division of Agriculture, MP470-PD-1-08N. January 2008.

 

Rural Profile 2009

Rural Profile of Arkansas, 2009: Social and
Economic Trends Affecting Rural Arkansas

This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
Adobe® Reader® is required to open it.

Suggested Citation:
Frank L Farmer, Wayne P. Miller, and Zola K. Moon (Team). 2009. Rural Profile of Arkansas, 2009: Social and Economic Trends Affecting Rural Arkansas. University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. Printed by University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Printing Services, Little Rock.

 

Rural Profile of Arkansas, 2007: Social and
Economic Trends Affecting Rural Arkansas

This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
Adobe® Reader® is required to open it.

Suggested Citation:
Frank L Farmer, Wayne P. Miller, and Zola K. Moon (Team). 2007. Rural Profile of Arkansas, 2007: Social and Economic Trends Affecting Rural Arkansas. University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. Printed by University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Printing Services, Little Rock.

 

 

 

Rural Family Profile of Arkansas, 2004:
A Look at Major Trends in Rural Arkansas Families

Suggested Citation:
Frank L Farmer, Todd W. Hodgson, Sandra Miller, and Wayne P. Miller (Team). 2004. Rural Family Profile of Arkansas, 2004: A Look at Major Trends in Rural Arkansas Families. University of Arkansas Division of Agriculture. Printed by University of Arkansas Cooperative Extension Service Printing Services, Little Rock.

 

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Social and Environmental Data Sources

This web publication was prepared by Rural Sociology at the University of Arkansas. It is not available
in print. The report lists more than 50 social and environmental data sets for 12 topical categories. Pertinent information is provided for
each data set, including its Internet location.

 

Annotated Sources of Social and
Environmental Data Sets for Arkansas

This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
Adobe® Reader® is required to open it.

Suggested Citation:
Todd W. Hodgson and Frank L Farmer. 2006. Annotated Sources of Social and Environmental Data Sets for Arkansas. Rural Sociology at the University of Arkansas. Accessed online at: http://ruralsoc.uark.edu/.

 
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Selected Demographic Trends

This data presentation contains graphs, charts, and maps of historic and recent demographic trends in Arkansas and its regions. It includes data for general population, migration, and farms.

 

Demographic Structure and Change in Arkansas,
1810 to 2000: Selected Trends

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Age and Gender

This is a data presentation of age and gender demographics in Arkansas counties in 2000.
The presentation is in two parts: 1) Data Tables and 2) Population Pyramids (5-year categories).

 

Population by Age and Gender for Arkansas Counties, 2000: Data Tables

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Population by Age and Gender for Arkansas Counties, 2000: Population Pyramids
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Race and Ethnicity

These presentations depict population data for various categories of race and ethnic origin.
Refer to the individual presentation's description for more detailed information.

 

Changes in the Racial and Ethnic Composition of the
Population in the South Census Region, 1990-2000

This presentation consists of maps depicting population and population change by race and ethnic origin for the South Census Region. It focuses specifically on Southern Black and Hispanic population change by county. All data
are from the U.S. Census Bureau's 1990 and 2000 censuses.

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National Forest and Community
Planning/Development Reports

These reports are the product of the Rural Sociology program's involvement in National Forest and Community Planning/Development initiatives. Refer to the specific report for additional details.

 

Community Guide to Forest Planning,
2002 Challenge: Opportunity/responsibility
for Communities
Near National Forests

These guides were designed to help community leaders and groups participate effectively in the USDA National Forest Plan Revision process.

This report index is in HTML format.
The index will open in a new browser window.

   

Rural Development and Community-Based
Forest Planning and Management:
A New, Collaborative Paradigm, September 1999


Title Page, Contents, and Chapters 1-3
Chapters 4-9 and References
Appendix
Complete Report


This report is in Portable Document Format (PDF).
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Linking Community Development with National Forest Planning and Management in the South, June 1999

Abstract
Executive Summary
Full Report

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A Community-based Agenda for Forest Planning,
Management, and Ecosystem Management


This represents a summary of comments made in the final challenge session at the Third Annual National Rural Community Assistance Partnership meeting in Knoxville, Tennessee, 1995.

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Selected Other Rural Sociology at UA Publications and Presentations

Farmer, F. L. and Z. K. Moon (2009). "An Empirical Examination of Characteristics of Mexican Migrants to Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Areas of the United States." Rural Sociology 79(2): 220-240.
Moon, Z. K., F. L. Farmer, et al. (2009). Empirical Study of Mexican Migrants and Capacity for Farm Management. Presented at the 72nd Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Madison, Wisconsin, July 30-August 2, 2009.

Moon, Z. K. and F. L. Farmer (in press). "Human Induced Switches on Public Lands Boundaries: The Emergence of Ecological Islands?" Society & Natural Resources.

Farmer, F. L. and Z. K. Moon (2008). The Definition of Rural. The Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and the People. G. A. Gorham. Oxford, ABC:CLIO.

Moon, Z. K. and F. L. Farmer (2008). An Empirical Examination of Processes Associated with Deforestation near Public Lands, Presented at 14th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Burlington, VT, June 10-14, 2008.

Moon, Z. K. and F. L. Farmer (2008). An Interactive Analysis of Hispanic Population Growth, Change and Structure in the Southern United States., University of Arkansas, distributed through the Southern Rural Development Center.

Moon, Z. K. and F. L. Farmer (2008). Hispanic Immigrants to Rural Areas: Empirical Comparisons of Entrepreneurial Readiness, Presented at the 71st Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Manchester, NH, July 28-31, 2008.

Moon, Z. K. and F. L. Farmer (2008). The Measurement of Rural. The Encyclopedia of Rural America: The Land and the People. G. A. Gorham. Oxford, ABC:CLIO.

Farmer, F. L. and Z. K. Moon (2007). The Rural Disadvantage and Characteristics of Mexican Migrants, Poster presentation at 70th Annual Meeting of the Rural Sociological Society, Santa Clara, California, August 2-5, 2007.

Moon, Z. K., F. L. Farmer, et al. (2007). Human Induced Switches on Public Lands Boundaries: The Emergence of Ecological Islands, Presented at the 13th International Symposium on Society and Resource Management, Park City, UT, June 18-21, 2007.

Murdock, S., F. L. Farmer, et al. (2007). Research Summary: Socioeconomic Impacts of Manufacturing Job Change in Communities in Texas and Arkansas.

Cline, M. E., S. White, et al. (2006). Socioeconomic Impacts of Manufacturing in Selected Arkansas and Texas Communities, The Institute for Demographic and Socioeconomic Research, The University of Texas at San Antonio.

Moon, Z. K., F. L. Farmer, et al. (2005). "Attenuation of Racial Differences in Health Service Utilization Patterns for Previously Uninsured Children in the Delta." Journal of Rural Health 21(4): 288-294.
Zola K. Moon, Frank L Farmer and John M. Tilford. 2004. "Attenuation of Racial Differences in Health Service Utilization Patterns for Previously Uninsured Children." Journal of Rural Health (In Press).

Irene C. Frentz, Frank L Farmer, James G. Guldin and Kimberly M. Smith 2004. "Population Growth and Federal Lands: An Empirical Note." Society and Natural Resources Vol. 17 No. 1.

Todd W. Hodgson and Frank L Farmer 2003. "Calculating Multi-Race Categories for Use in Race-Specific Rates: A Cautionary Note to Rural Health Researchers and Analysts." Journal of Rural Health Vol. 19 No. 2.

Frank L Farmer, Leslie L. Clarke, Joan Flocks, Carol A. Bryant, Camilla S. Romund, Stan L. Albrecht. 2003. "Community and Social Marketing: Cases in Support of Community Involvement." The Journal of the Community Development Society Vol. 22 No. 2.

Zola K. Moon and Frank L Farmer. 2001. "Population Density Surface: A New Approach to an Old Problem." Society and Natural Resources Vol. 14 No. 1.

Todd W. Hodgson, Frank L Farmer, Wayne P. Miller and Donald E. Voth. 2001. "A Demographic Approach to Race and Ethnicity." Experiment Station Bulletin No. 965.

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Rural Sociology Program, School of Human Environmental Sciences
Dale Bumpers College of Agriculture, Food, and Life Sciences
HOEC 118, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, AR 72701
Phone: 479-575-4305 Fax: 479-575-7171
Email: rsocweb@cavern.uark.edu

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