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

12/18/2017 Dec. 2018

Iowa Gross Domestic Product (State GDP)

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

05/16/2018 May 2019

Federal Reserve Bank of Philadelphia State Coincident Index

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

08/22/2018 09/28/2018

Iowa New Vehicle Registrations

Number of new vehicles registered in Iowa each month

08/29/2018 Sep. 2018

Iowa House Price Index

Index of Iowa housing values - All transaction price index

08/29/2018 11/27/2018

Farm Commodity Prices

Price of corn and soybeans

08/29/2018 09/27/2018

Unemployment Claims

Number of Iowa unemployment claims in a month

08/31/2018 Sep. 2018

Department of Revenue — Iowa Leading Indicators Index

Indicator of the Iowa economy immediate future

09/05/2018 10/01/2018