The Data for Decision Makers are brief reports presenting a profile and snapshot of a city’s, county’s, or region’s demographic, economic, social, health, or housing characteristics. These reports are frequently updated as new and revised data become available.*Contains all Census 2020 data that has been released to date. As additional Census 2020 data is released, the DDMs will be updated.
The Retail Trade Analysis reports describe local retail sector conditions in Iowa's cities and counties. The reports illustrate recent and historical trends in taxable sales and provide competitive measures to gauge local performance.Retail Trade Website
IGFI conducts and disseminates research of local government finance data through publications and educational workshops on critical topics relating to local government finance and community and economic development.IGFI Website
DSPG Young Scholars program is an immersive summer program that engages college students from across Iowa to work together on projects that address local and state government challenges around critical social issues relevant in the world today.DSPG Website
The Data Literacy Program provides workshops for participants to develop understanding and knowledge of data concepts, measures, uses, and interpretation. Participants develop skills to discuss data and to apply this information to solving local questions.Data Literacy
AgMRC Commodity reports can be used to help research the current production, market analysis, demographics, and price points for select commodities grown or raised in a state or county.AgMRC Commodity Reports
Find food systems practitioners and learn more about food systems educational resources in your region.Food Systems
Various publications and reports showing data trends and analysis for various data topics including population, demographics, income and poverty, housing, agricultural commodities, city finances and more.PUBLICATIONS
These Map Tool allow you to upload an excel spreadsheet containing values such as workshop participants, dollars, percent, etc and instantly get an interactive map graphic showing the distribution across the region.