Generate Predefined Reports

After drawing a shape or loading a saved shape, you can generate a predefined report, such as the QuickInsite, ExecutiveInsite, or MinistryInsite reports for that region.

  1. Draw your shape, radius, or travel polygon.
  2. On the Navigation Bar, click Demographics.
  3. Expand Predefined. Your study and study area display. If you loaded a saved shape earlier, the saved shape's name displays in the Study Area.
  4. In the drop-down list, select the predefined report you want to generate.
  5. Click Generate Report.
By default, MissionInsite saves your report in your Downloads folder.

Predefined Reports

MissionInsite 's predefined reports help you dig deeper into your map's data.

You can generate reports based on predefined boundaries such as cities, states, or counties. You can also draw a radius or polygon and generate a report for that geographical area.

MissionInsite also includes data from religious surveys. You can use the data from ReligiousInsite and MinistryInsite when developing sermons or programs.

If you want to generate multiple predefined reports at the same time, you must generate reports within the User Assistant.

MissionInsite Predefined Reports

ExecutiveInsite

The ExecutiveInsite report is built around the most recent census data, current year estimates, and five and ten year projections for population, households, and age. This 16-page report tells a geographic area's demographic story. It features 12 sections, including population and household trends, racial/ethnic trends, age trends, household income trends, marital status trends, Mosaic household types, and more. Each section includes a narrative, tables, and graphs.

This report is more focused than the QuickInsite report and includes a summary of findings at the end. Some unique findings include median income by race, generational presence, and religious program/ministry preference. The report also includes a link to a worksheet to help you use this information to build ministries.

FullInsite

The FullInsite report provides the most comprehensive view of your community. It provides detailed data for 14 demographic categories, including everything in the QuickInsite and ExecutiveInsite reports.

This 33-page report integrates census, American Community Survey, and Experian Mosiac data to give an extensive demographic portrait of a geographic area. It includes StoryView, TrendView, and ThemeView sections.

  • StoryView presents nine demographic indicators, such as population change, families with children, diversity and community diversity.

  • TrendView displays population and household, household income, racial and ethnic, and average age graphs.

  • ThemeView provides demographic details about people, households, families, diversity, housing, and work.

QuickInsite
The QuickInsite report provides an initial StoryView graphic that displays levels of change for nine key demographic variables.This 10-page report provides an initial impression of a study area through demographic variables, the top 10 Mosaic segments, and five religious beliefs.

QuickInsite features the most recent census data, current year estimates, and five and ten year forecasts for population, households, and age. You can also view population, households (including family households with children), age, education, career status, diversity, and financial resource information.

The report links to the QuickInsite Worksheet, which you can use to discover your understanding of your ministry area's population and households.

ReligiousInsite
ReligiousInsite provides insights a community's religious attitudes, social and moral values, and faith involvement. It includes trends in religious preferences, denominational affiliation, and activity in a religious congregants and community.
ReligiousInsite Priorities
This report summarizes ReligiousInsite topics, such as beliefs about God, Jesus, social and moral values, and religious involvement.
MinistryInsite
MinistryInsite provides practical applications of data from the ReligiousInsite report. It includes life concerns and reasons for non-participation in religious congregations. You can compare your geographic area's data to national averages.
MinistryInsite Priorities
This report summarizes MinistryInsite topics, such as life concerns, program and ministry preferences, and information sources and social media preferences.

Generate Custom Reports based on Geographic Boundaries

You can generate custom reports based on geographic boundaries like cities, counties, or ZIP codes.

Custom report options include both demographic trends and religious, social, media, and life concerns.

Both your user rights and your agency's rights determine which geographic boundaries you can access.

If you want to customize your report for multiple geographic areas or a more rural area, you may want to generate your custom report based on a radius or polygon.

  1. In the User Assistant, under What Would You Like to Do?, click Generate Demographics Reports.
  2. Under Demographics Geographic Area Setup, select Predefined Boundaries.
  3. Select the Agency Boundaries, Standard Layers, or Landmarks to use for your report. As you select geographic boundaries, layers, and landmarks, you can define them. You can also select multiple boundaries and layers.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select your report options, then click Next.
  6. Under Review and Summary, review your Study, Report Selection, and Geography Options. To make changes, click Previous. Otherwise, click Finish.
When your custom report displays, you can download it to Excel, generate a chart, or open your report in a new window.

Generate Predefined Reports Based on Geographic Boundaries

You can generate predefined demographics reports based on geographic boundaries like cities, counties, or ZIP codes.

Both your user rights and your agency's rights determine which geographic boundaries you can access.

If you want to customize your report for multiple geographic areas or a more rural area, you may want to generate your report based on a polygon or radius.

  1. In the User Assistant, under What Would You Like to Do?, click Generate Demographics Reports.
  2. Under Demographics Geographic Area Setup, select Predefined Boundaries.
  3. Select the Agency Boundaries, Standard Layers, or Landmarks to use for your report. As you select geographic boundaries, layers, and landmarks, you can define them. You can also select multiple boundaries and layers.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select Predefined, then select the report to run. You can generate multiple predefined reports at once.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Under Review and Summary, review your Study, Report Selection, and Geography Options. To make changes, click Previous. Otherwise, click Finish.
By default, MissionInsite saves your report in your Downloads folder. If you selected multiple reports, this may take several minutes.

Generate Predefined Reports Based on a Radius or Polygon

You can generate predefined demographics reports based on a geographic radius or a polygon you draw with your cursor.

Generating reports based on a shape is helpful for large geographic areas that contain several cities and small towns. You can define the report's boundaries to include smaller towns that may not display in the list of cities.

If you want to generate a report based on a specific city, county, or ZIP code, you may want generate your report based on predefined geographic boundaries.

  1. In the User Assistant, under What Would You Like to Do?, click Generate Demographics Reports.
  2. Under Demographics Geographic Area Setup, select Radius or Polygon I Draw.
  3. Enter an address close to the general area where you want to draw, then click Next .
  4. Under Report Area Drawing, select to create a Radius or Polygon.
  5. Enter your radius information or draw your polygon boundaries. When they are correct, click Next.
  6. Select Predefined, then select the report you want to run. You can generate multiple predefined reports at once.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Under Review and Summary, review your Study, Report Selection, and Geography Options. To make changes, click Previous. Otherwise, click Finish.
By default, MissionInsite saves your report in your Downloads folder. If you selected multiple reports, this may take several minutes.

Generate Custom Reports based on Geographic Boundaries

You can generate custom reports based on geographic boundaries like cities, counties, or ZIP codes.

Custom report options include both demographic trends and religious, social, media, and life concerns.

Both your user rights and your agency's rights determine which geographic boundaries you can access.

If you want to customize your report for multiple geographic areas or a more rural area, you may want to generate your custom report based on a radius or polygon.

  1. In the User Assistant, under What Would You Like to Do?, click Generate Demographics Reports.
  2. Under Demographics Geographic Area Setup, select Predefined Boundaries.
  3. Select the Agency Boundaries, Standard Layers, or Landmarks to use for your report. As you select geographic boundaries, layers, and landmarks, you can define them. You can also select multiple boundaries and layers.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select your report options, then click Next.
  6. Under Review and Summary, review your Study, Report Selection, and Geography Options. To make changes, click Previous. Otherwise, click Finish.
When your custom report displays, you can download it to Excel, generate a chart, or open your report in a new window.

Generate Custom Reports based on a Radius or Polygon

You can generate custom demographics reports based on a geographic radius or a polygon you draw with your cursor.

Custom report options include both demographic trends and American Beliefs Study (religious, social, media, and life concern) trends.

Generating reports based on a radius or polygon is helpful for large geographic areas that contain several cities and small towns. You can define the report's boundaries to include smaller towns that may not display in the list of cities.

If you want to generate a report based on a specific city, county, or ZIP code, you may want to use predefined boundaries instead.

  1. In the User Assistant, under What Would You Like to Do?, click Generate Demographics Reports.
  2. Under Demographics Geographic Area Setup, select Radius or Polygon I Draw.
  3. Enter an address close to the general area where you want to draw, then click Next .
  4. Under Report Area Drawing, select to create a Radius or Polygon.
  5. Enter your radius information or draw your polygon boundaries. When they are correct, click Next.
  6. Select Demographics or American Beliefs Study, then select any report options.
  7. Click Next.
  8. Under Review and Summary, review your Study, Report Selection, and Geography Options. To make changes, click Previous. Otherwise, click Finish.
When your custom report displays, you can download it to Excel, generate a chart, or open your report in a new window.