The ratio of college graduates produced in Iowa, to those living in Iowa is worse than all six of the state’s border neighbors, the analysis shows.
Articles Tagged: Census
Federal Government Sep. 18, 2022 1:50 pm185d ago
Some census takers who falsified information during the 2020 count didn't have their work redone fully, weren't fired in a timely manner and in some cases even received bonuses, according to the U.S. Commerce Department's watchdog group.
News Dec. 24, 2021 7:51 am453d ago
Not since the founding of the county has the population come to such as nearly as halt as it did in the first year of the pandemic, with 25 states showing a drop from July 2020 to July 2021
State Government Oct. 21, 2021 5:36 pm516d ago
The second plan for proposed 2021 redistricting maps were released Oct. 21 for Iowa’s congressional, House and Senate districts.
Local Government Oct. 11, 2021 6:00 am528d ago
Tiffin has seen its population double decade after decade. Now with more than 4,500 residents, the city could see its population double yet to more than 9,000 residents in 2030.
By Lyle Muller - IowaWatch
News Oct. 8, 2021 7:00 am530d ago
While local incentives can lure businesses to small towns, they are no guarantee alone that the town can be vital or attract visitors, according to a four-month IowaWatch investigation of towns with fewer than 5,000 people.
By James Q. Lynch, Erin Murphy and Rod Boshart - Gazette-Lee Des Moines Bureau
State Government Oct. 5, 2021 4:17 pm532d ago
Iowa Senate Republicans all voted to reject the first set of proposed maps that would redraw statehouse and Congressional boundaries for the next 10 years. All Senate Democrats voted to approve the maps.
News Sep. 24, 2021 7:52 am544d ago
Census is “super important” because seats in the U.S. House and Iowa Legislature are apportioned, and state and federal funds are allocated based on the once-a-decade headcount.
Government & Politics Sep. 20, 2021 6:00 am550d ago
Regardless of whether these maps are approved, they provide another illustration of how Iowa’s population --- like so many other states’ --- is shifting from rural to urban and suburban areas.
State Government Sep. 17, 2021 7:49 am551d ago
No current members of the U.S. House are thrown into a district with another incumbent. However, Ashley Hinson and Marianette Miller-Meeks would be in unfamiliar territory. Their would-be Democratic challengers — state Sen. Liz Mathis of Hiawatha and state Rep. Christina Bohannan of Iowa City — both would be in the new 1st District. Under the current map, Mathis is in the 1st and Bohannan in the 2nd.
State Government Oct. 3, 2021 12:08 pm535d ago
Take a look at the proposed 2021 redistricting maps for Iowa’s congressional, House and Senate districts.
Local Government Aug. 30, 2021 6:00 am570d ago
Some smaller communities saw populations barely grow or shrink. Central City, Alburnett and Walford are all in the midst of upgrading water treatment facilities, streets and more to prepare for any future growth.
By By Lyle Muller and Pat Kinney - IowaWatch
News Aug. 30, 2021 6:00 am570d ago
These outliers come at a time when census data show Iowans increasingly living in urban areas.
News Aug. 23, 2021 5:34 pm575d ago
Virtual hearings will “maximize the opportunity,” for participation and make the once-a-decade process “as inclusive as possible,” panel members said.
Data Center Jul. 14, 2022 2:27 pm251d ago
Animated “racing” bar chart shows Iowa's most-populated cities, 1850-2020