Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

October 28, 2020

Throughout the month of November Iowans are invited to join the State 4H Council in a donation efforts

October 27, 2020

Just some of the topics to be covered surviving the pandemic and keeping soil active and productive

October 27, 2020

The Emerald Ash Borer has been detected in local counties

October 6, 2020

Iowa Development guru Bill Menner featured on latest Back to Business Iowa podcast

September 24, 2020

Don't WAIT to REGISTER Seating is limited Pre-Register now for upcoming CIC trainings

Statewide Resources

  • ISU Extension assists Iowa communities in planning and encouraging sustainable community and economic development that lead to positive quality of life for all citizens.

  • ICIP provides data and research on local economic, demographic, and social trends for business and communities.

  • Reports of recent and historical trends in the local retail trade sector by city.

  • Helping the College of Engineering and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach carry out their land-grant university mission to improve the quality of life in Iowa by enhancing the performance of Iowa industry.

  • The CVC facilitates networking among small and medium size rural communities, sponsors policy analyses, engages communities in dialogue, and fosters discussion among rural and urban interests.

  • Data on each county in Iowa including population demographics, education, retail sales, personal income, employment, occupation, housing, and family characteristics.

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