Demographics Now


Richland Community College offers, FREE, introductory and advanced classes on using Demographics Now. Come learn how Demographics Now can help you with your business or marketing plan and many other uses. Seating is limited so register now.

Demographics Now:

dnow-webDemographics Now provides robust and highly-detailed demographic data. Ideal for gaining consumer and market insight as you consider opening a business, finding an untapped audience for your products, analyzing the shifts and needs of a given population, and more. Reporting capability allows you to rapidly produce a variety of compiled reports to help you make informed and accurate decisions.

DemographicsNow is provided for you through a collaborative effort. The Decatur Public Library, Forsyth Public Library, Mt. Zion Public Library, Economic Development Corporation of Decatur – Macon County, City of Decatur, Greater Decatur Chamber of Commerce, Millikin University, Richland Community College, Village of Mt. Zion, Mt. Zion Chamber of Commerce, and Mt. Zion Economic Development Corporation all assisted in financial or technical support of this effort.

Richland Community College will also host training sessions for those interested in using Demographics Now. Training dates will be released in the near future.

We’ve provided some helpful instructions and tutorials below.


Creating Demographic Reports

Creating a Sales Lead List

Finding a Business

Finding Competition

Finding a Person

Sizing Your Market


Assessing Market Risk

Choosing a Location for Your Business

Finding Your Competition

How to Create a Sales Leads List

How to Find a Business

How to Find a Person

Sizing Your Market


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