Iowa Economic Trends

Access data and analysis for common statewide indicators of the condition of the Iowa economy.
Economic Indicator Descriptions - Brief description of the indicators available on this webpage.
Consolidated Comments - Current analysis for the 13 indicators in a single document.
Select the Indicator Data title below to access indicator data in Excel format.
Frequency Indicator Data Source Most Recent Data Released LSA Comments and Analysis Next Release from Source

Iowa Population

Iowa population since 1900 and population change components since 2010

07/02/2021 March 2023

Farm Commodity Prices — Corn and Soybean Prices

Price of corn and soybeans

01/31/2023 2/28/2023

Unemployment Claims

Number of Iowa unemployment claims in a month

01/24/2023 2/28/2023

Iowa Housing Permits

Number of housing building permits issued in Iowa

01/26/2023 2/24/2023

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia State Coincident Index

State coincident economic indicator produced by the Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia

01/27/2023 3/29/2023

Department of Revenue — Iowa Leading Indicators Index

Indicator of the Iowa economy immediate future

02/02/2023 March 2023

Iowa House Price Index

Index of Iowa housing values - All transaction price index

12/16/2022 2/28/2023

Iowa Gross Domestic Product (State GDP)

Iowa GDP - The value of all goods and services produced in the state

03/31/2022 3/31/2023

Iowa Personal Income and Wage/Salary Income

State personal income and wage and salary income quarterly estimates

12/28/2022 3/31/2023

Iowa New Vehicle Registrations

Number of new vehicles registered in Iowa each month

02/17/2023 March 2023