Iowa Dashboard Controls

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  • Introduction
  • Demographics
  • Economics
  • Housing
  • Statewide
  • Interactive Charts
  • Reports
  • Data
  • About
Welcome to the Iowa Interactive Dashboard
Program Description
2018 Profile of Iowa

The Profile of Iowa, sponsored by the Iowa Finance Authority, is undertaken to continue improving, enhancing, expanding, and making more readily available information about homeownership and rental housing needs in the State. The objective is to continually provide current, high-quality, relevant information about factors that influence the development, production, use, rehabilitation, and need for housing and housing services in Iowa’s local communities.

Volume I: Profile of Iowa contains information describing the State in its entirety.

Volume II: County Profiles offers a detailed report for each of Iowa's 99 Counties.

Volume III: City Profiles offers a detailed report for 28 Iowa Cities.

Dashboard Instructions

This dashboard is intended to supplement the users analysis of data contained in the full 2018 Iowa Profile. The intent of the publications developed by the Partnership is to provide current, high quality, relevant information to enhance decisions pertaining to housing development.

Use the control panel to the left examine Demographic, Economic, or Housing concepts. Use the area selector to choose between regions, counties, or the state.

The 'Statewide Overview' Tab, gives additional controls to examine overall comparisons at the state level.

The 'Interactive Charts' Tab, allows interactive analysis of many data concepts by year.

The "Data Download" tab allows you to download the data into .csv files.

A print out of the dashboard screen can be made by using the print menu in the browser. Print in landscape for best effect. Charts may also be printed separately or downloaded as an image.

The "Launch Interactive Tour" button will lauch an automated tour which is intended to highlight several important data concepts with fun interactive graphics. It can also be used as a presentation for any county in Iowa.

The "Interactive Long Read" button will display all the information displayed in the dashboard as an interactive report.

The complete report for Iowa and all county and regional level jurisdictions can be opened by the "Open Profile" buttons of the bottom of the control panel at left, or directly from the "Report Tab".

Geographic Summary

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Geographic Summary


Unemployment Rate

Geographic Summary


Note: "a" years represent the months of June/July, "b" years represent the months of November/December


1. Select the Area Level You Wish to Examine:

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2. Select an Overview Setting:

Overview Selector

3. If You Selected 'Data Overview':

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Data Overview

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  • 0 - 1,058
  • 1,059 - 2,523
  • 2,524 - 6,017
  • 6,018 - 14,346
  • 14,347 - 34,205
  • 34,206 - 81,553
  • 81,554 - 194,440
  • 194,441 - 463,584
  • 463,584 and above
  • Area Data Area Data
    2010: 152,111 Total Change: 2,000
    2009: 162,914 Percent Change: 45.0%

    1. Please select data concepts you wish to download

    Data Concepts

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    2. Please select which jurisdictions you would like to be included.

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  • 3. Export the file.

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    -If you are using Internet Explorer, the data will open in a new tab. Simply copy and paste the output to a blank Excel workbook. Then use the "Text to Columns" function in excel to separte the data, using comma delimiters. See Text to Columns for additional information. Or use Firefox or Chrome for an easier download experience.

    -While every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the data, this data is provided AS IS, without warranty of any kind.

    To Download Reports Enter Selection Criteria Below:

    Iowa Finance Authority

    The Iowa Finance Authority was established in 1975 to undertake programs to assist in the attainment of housing for low- and moderate-income Iowans. Since then, the Iowa Finance Authority's role has expanded considerably.

    The Iowa Finance Authority offers a variety of programs that address a continuum of housing needs, from homeless assistance to multi-family rental to single-family homeownership.

    In addition to offering statewide affordable housing resources, the Iowa Finance Authority also offers a wide variety of other programs to assist in community development, including the issuance of tax-exempt bonds, providing the lowest cost funds for drinking water and wastewater facilities in Iowa and Iowa Title Guaranty, offering guarantee title to real property in Iowa.

    Single Family Programs

    IFA Offices

    2015 Grand Ave.
    Des Moines, Iowa 50312
    (515) 725-4900 (Phone)
    (515) 725-4901 (Fax)


    IFA Website

    Contact IFA

    Technical Support

    (503) 239-9091

    Welcome to the dashboard long read view. This will display information contained in the dashboard as an interactive report. Charts and diagrams are interactive, so please explore. Enjoy!

    The Central Region


    Economics & Housing

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    Population by Race

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    Population by Age

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    Employment and Labor Force


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    Average Earnings

    BEA Employment Interactive Chart

    BEA Employment by Industry
    Employment Category 2015 2016 % Change Up or Down % of Total

    Start BEA Personal Income

    Personal Income (1,000 of Dollars)


    Start Housing Discussion

    Contiune Housing Discussion

    Housing Units

    Total Housing Units

    Housing Units

    Housing Units by Tenure

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    Single Family Permits

    Start RVS discussion

    Rental Vacancy Rates

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    If available, the interactive diagram below displays rental prices by unit type and bedroom size by year. Click on the circle to expand the selection. The size of the circle correspondes to the average rents, with larger circles representing larger rents. Hover over any circle to see the average rent.

    Year Bedroom Size Average Rent

    For more detailed information on any of these topics, please see the full profile report available as a .PDF. The dashboard also has a variety of additional features, such as interactive mapping, statewide overview and data download sections. To download a copy of the .PDF for click here: