Community Economic Development

Local Highlights

September 24, 2020

Seating is limited Pre-Register now for upcoming CIC trainings

April 28, 2020

Checklist now made available for local governments

April 28, 2020

Coloring books that offer education activity for youth and parents

April 28, 2020

Inexpensive ideas to help businesses in your community

April 14, 2020

ISU Extension and Outreach Week April13-18, 2020

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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