Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

guy and girl talking
May 13, 2019

Being Kind and Thinking Kindness can improve your overall mood

March 14, 2019

Portions of Iowa in flood watches and warnings

March 14, 2019

Dealing with Flooding

January 8, 2019

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach will be hosting three MarketReady workshops in January and February

November 1, 2018

Make Sure to Vote for your County Extension Council Members in Your County

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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