|McKibben Demographic research was established in 1989. It has successfully
completed more than 200 projects for school districts, planners, and developers
as well as provided expert testimony in a number of cases. Our numbers are
The numbers are growing because we provide cost-effective services and
products on tight timelines, catering to exact client specifications. We specialize in:
Small area population projections and estimates.
School district demography.
Boundary modifications and redistricting.
|Dr. Jerome McKibben, Senior Demographer
Dr. Ronald Cossman, Demographer
Matt Cropper, GIS Specialist
Andrew Doctor, Field Researcher
Mark Meyer, Field Researcher
JEROME N. McKIBBEN
P.O. Box 2921 (978) 501-7069
Rock Hill SC 29732 J.firstname.lastname@example.org
Ph.D. Demography, Bowling Green State University, Ohio 1990
MA Sociology, Syracuse University, New York 1982
BA Sociology & History, State University of New York at Geneseo, 1981
1990-Pres. Senior Demographer, McKibben Demographic Research
Fall 2014 Visiting Lecturer, Estonian Demographic Institute, Tallinn University,
Tallinn Estonia - Small Area Population Forecasting
2002-2004 Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Eastern Connecticut State
University, Demography, Statistics, Social Problems
1992, 1994 Visiting Assistant Professor, Helsinki School of Economics and Business
1996, 1999 Administration, International BBA and MBA Programs:
2001, 2003 (various 3 week modules) Statistics, Research Methods
1994-1998 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Univ. of Southern
Mississippi, Geography, Demography
1988-1993 Adjunct Assistant Professor, Department of Sociology, Indiana University
at Indianapolis, Demography, Social Problems
1985-1986 Instructor, Department of Sociology, University of Toledo, Toledo Ohio:
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION
Population Estimates; Population Forecasts; Enrollment Forecasts; Boundary Modifications
and Redistricting; Migration Trends; Population Analysis; Research Methods and Statistics;
Needs Assessment; Policy and Planning; Race and Ethnicity
Fulbright Scholar - German Studies Seminar, International Migration and National Identities;
Berlin, Germany. June 2002.
PUBLICATIONS AND REPORTS
New Directions in the Development of Population Estimates in the United States. Population
Research and Policy Review, Volume 29, No. 4, p. 797-818, December 2010. Co-authored with
Marriage and Family Review, Special Issue: Demography and the Family. Vol. 46, no. 1-2,
January-March 2010. Co-edited with Kimberly Faust
The Demographic Effects of Katrina: An Impact Analysis Perspective. The Open Demography
Journal, Vol. 2, 36-46, 2009. Co-authored with David Swanson, Lynn Wombold, Richard
Forgette and Mark Van Boening.
School District Planning and the 2010 Census: Data Uses and Needs. Journal of Economic and
Social Measurement, Volume 31, Number 3, 221-232, Fall 2006
“Race and Ethnicity.” In Methods and Materials of Demography, Second Edition. Edited by
Jacob Siegel and David Swanson. Academic Press, Boston, March 2004
“Population Distribution - Classification of Residence.” In Methods and Materials of
Demography, Second Edition. Edited Jacob Siegel and David Swanson. Co-authored with
Kimberly Faust. Academic Press, Boston, March 2004
Review of Thomas Sowell's Conquests and Cultures: An International History. In International
Migration Review, Vol.34, No. 2, Summer 2000.
The Baby Boomlet's Role in Future College Enrollment. American Demographics, Co-authored
with Michael Gann and Kimberly Faust, June 1999
Teaching Statistics to Non-Specialist: A Course Aimed at Increasing Both Learning and
Retention. pp. 159-166 in L. Pereira-Mondoza, L. Kea, T. Kee and W. Wong (Eds.) Statistical
Education - Expanding the Network: Proceeding of the Fifth International Conference on
Teaching Statistics. International Association for Statistical Education. Voorburg, Netherlands:
International Statistical Institute. Co-authored with David Swanson, 1999
“Marital Dissolution: Divorce, Separation, Widowhood, Annulment.” In The Handbook of
Marriage and Family, Second edition. Edited by Suzanne Steinmetz, Marvin Sussman, and Gary
Peterson. Co-authored with Kimberly Faust, 1999.
Teaching Statistics to Non-Specialists. Voprosy Statistiki, Vol.7, Number 2, P. 77-81. Co-
authored with David Swanson. (In Russian) Summer 1997
Linking Substance and Practice: A Case Study of the Relationship between Socio-Economic
Structure and Population Estimation. Journal of Economic and Social Measurement, Vol. 23,
Number 2, P. 135-148. Co-authored with David Swanson, summer 1997
The Impact of Policy Changes on Forecasting for School Districts. Population Research and
Policy Review. Vol. 15, No.5, P. 527-536, December 1996,
Indiana State and County Population Projections with Analysis of Social and Family Trends
1990 2030. Family Research Center , School of Liberal Arts, Indiana Univ. at Indianapolis, July
1993, co authored with Mike Gann, Kimberly Faust, and Suzanne Steinmetz.
Indiana Demographic Changes: 1990 and Beyond. School of Public and Environmental Affairs
Review Vol. 11 No. 2: P. 3 6, 1990
The Effect of Population Statistics on Federal Funds Distribution Indiana Business Review Vol.
64 No. 1: P.8 16, 1989, co authored with Ronald Prevost.
Indiana County Population Projections 1985 2020. Indiana State Board of Health,
Indianapolis, Indiana, March 1988
Comparison of 'Ratio' and 'Difference' Correlation Methods for Estimating County Population in
Indiana. Population and Society Research Center, Bowling Green State University, January,
Ohio Population in the Year 2000. Ohio Cities and Villages, August: 9 11, co authored with L.
Mortezo, R. Prevost, D. Swanson, K. Wright, 1985
Testing Consistency in Administrative Records Using the Index of Dissimilarity. Applied
Demography Vol. 1 No. 2, 1985
PAPERS PRESENTED AT PROFESSIONAL CONFERENCES (REFEREED)
“Student Yield Differentials by Housing Tenure: Examples from Selected U.S. School Districts.
Presented at the Applied Demography Conference, San Antonio Texas, January 2014. Co-
authored with Matthew Cropper.
A "Blind" Ex Post Facto Evaluation of Total Population and Total Household Forecasts for Small
Areas Made by Five Vendors for 2010: Results by Geography and Error Criteria. Annual
Meeting of the Canadian Population Society, Waterloo Ontario, June 2012. Co-Authored with
Matthew Cropper, David Swanson and Jeff Tayman.
“Using School Enrollment Data to Measure Small Area Coverage Rates for the 2010 Census.
Presented at the Applied Demography Conference, San Antonio Texas, January 2012. Co-
authored with Matthew Cropper.
“Urban-Suburban Migration patterns in the United States, 2004-2008: The Beginning of the
End for Suburbanization?” Presented at the European Population Conference, Vienna Austria,
September 2010. Co-authored with David Swanson.
“Developing Annual Population Data in the United States: New Possibilities for the 21st
Century” Presented at the 26th International Population Conference, Marrakech Morocco,
October 2009. Co-authored with David Swanson.
“Estimating the Impact of Income on Migration Distance Using the IRS County-to-County
Migration Files” Presented at the Southern Demographic Association Conference, Greenville
South Carolina, October 2008. Co-authored with Matthew Cropper.
“New Directions in the Development of Population Estimates and Projections” Presented at
the IASS Satellite Conference on Small Area Estimation, Pisa Italy, September 2007.
Co-authored with David Swanson.
“Impact of School Facility Locations on Local Area Migration Patterns”. Presented at the
annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Birmingham AL, October 2007. Co-
authored with Matthew Cropper.
“Estimating Census Undercount Using School Enrollment Data” Presented at the Conference
on Applied Demography, San Antonio TX, January 2007.
“School District Planning Needs and the 2010 Census”. Presented at the annual meeting of
the Southern Demographic Association, Durham NC, October 2006
"The Effects of Migration on Birth Dynamics in the East South Central Region, 1940-2000".
Presented at the annual meeting of the Southern Demographic Association, Alexandria VA,
"Measuring the Effect of the 'Truth in Sentencing' Law on the Amount of Inmate Time Served in
Massachusetts". Presented at the annual meeting of the American Criminology Society San
Francisco, CA November 2000.
"Integrating Qualitative Trends into Prison Population Forecasts" Presented at the ICPSR
Workshop - Criminal Justice Data: Integrating Qualitative and Quantitative Studies. Ann Arbor,
MI June 2000
“Patterns of Elderly Healthcare Needs in Mississippi, 1990-2020: An Early Test Case of the Age
Wave.” Presented at the annual meetings Population Association of America, Chicago, April
1998. Co-authored with Kimberly A. Faust and Michael A. Gann.
"The Age Wave is Already Here: Rural Aging in Mississippi, 1990-2010." Presented at
The Southern Demographic Association Meeting, Orlando FL, September 1997
"Teaching Statistics to Non-Specialists in an Intercultural Setting: Addressing Issues of
Understanding and Retention in a Modern Learning Environment." Presented at the
International Sociology Association 04 Conference, Joensuu, Finland, June 1997. Co-authored
with David Swanson.
"Birth and Cohort Dynamics in the East South Central Region: Implications for Public Service
Planning." Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings, Washington,
D.C., March 1997. Co-authored with Kimberly Faust and Michael Gann.
"Effects of Migration on the Spatial Aspects of the Baby Boomlet." Presented at the Southern
Demographic Association Annual Meetings, Memphis TN., October 1996. Co-authored with
"A Computer-Based Curriculum for Service Courses in Statistics." Presented at the
International Conference on Statistical Education, St. Petersburg Russia, July 1996, co-
authored with David Swanson.
"Regional Differences in the Baby Boomlet." Presented at the Southern Demographic
Association Annual Meetings, Richmond Va., October 1995, co-authored with Michael Gann
"Administrative Record Modifications and Their Effect on School District Enrollment Forecasts."
Presented at the Fifteenth International Symposium on Forecasting, Toronto Canada, June
"The Relationship between Economic Structure and the Ratio-Correlation Method of Population
Estimation." Presented at the Southern Demographic Association Annual Meetings, Atlanta
Georgia, October 1994, co-authored with David Swanson
"The Evaluation of Alternative Ratio Correlation Methods for Estimating County Populations in
Postindustrial Indiana: Unweighted, Weighted and Inversely Weighted Models." Presented at
the American Statistical Association Annual Meetings, San Francisco, August 1993, co authored
with David Swanson
"Non-metropolitan Turnaround in Indiana: The Rural Renaissance Revisited." Presented at
the Midwest Conference on Small Cities and Towns, Kalamazoo, MI, April 1992
"The Effects of Population Statistics of Federal Funds Distribution." Presented at the
Conference on Applied Demography, Bowling Green, OH, October 1988, co authored with
Ronald C. Prevost
"Evaluating the Accuracy of County Population Estimates Using the Reverse Demographic
Accounting Method." Presented at the Population Association of America Annual Meetings,
New Orleans, LA, April 1988
“Generalization of Pittenger's Migration Topologies: Implications for Sub-national Forecasts."
Presented at Population Association of America Annual Meetings, Boston, 1985.
"Adjustment Again? The Accuracy of the Census Bureau's Intercensal Estimates and its
Impact on State Allocations." Given before the United States Senate Committee on
Governmental Affairs, August 1992, oral and written testimony.
"The Affects of the Census Bureau's Count Review Program on Indiana's 1990 Census
Results." Given before the Indiana House of Representatives Committee on Census Data,
December 1990, oral and written testimony.
"Report of the Effectiveness of Local Review Operations in Indiana for the 1990 Census of
Population." Given before the Indiana Senate Committee on Census Data, May 1990, oral and
Organizer and chair, session on School District Demography, Conference on Applied
Demography, San Antonio TX, January 2012.
Peer reviewer, Journal of Population Research and Policy Review, Kluwer Academic Publishing
and the Southern Demographic Association, 2004-2013.
Organizer and chair, session on Issues in the Demography of K-12 School Districts,
Conference on Applied Demography, San Antonio TX, January 2010.
Organizer and chair, session on Social Inequality and Disasters: the Impact of Katrina,
Population Association of America Annual Meeting, New Orleans LA, 2008
Member, Proposal review committee, Department of Housing and Urban Development,
Community Outreach Partnerships Grants, 2004
Member, review committee, National Institutes of Health, SBIR and STTR grant proposals.
Co-editor, Southern Demographic News, newsletter of the Southern Demographic Association,
Chair, session on The Causes and Consequences of Migration, Southern Demographic
Association Annual Meeting, Orlando FL, September, 1997
Chair, session on Seasonal Migration and Economic Impact, Fifth International Conference on
Applied Demography, Bowling Green Ohio, September 1994
Member, Committee on State and Local Demography of the Population Association of America,
1991 to 1994
Organizer and chair, session on Small Area Population Estimates and Projections: New Models
and Data in the 1990s, Population Association of America Annual Meeting, Washington, DC,
Discussant, Session on Methodological Issues in Small Area Geography, Population
Association of America Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada, 1990