Business Impact Definitions and Data Sources

Economy
10 year Population Change
Change in the number of people living in this county, from 2008 to 2018.
(Bureau of Economic Analysis)
10 year Employment Change
Change in the number of filled jobs in this county, from 2007 to 2017.
(Bureau of Labor Statistics)
ISU
FIRST® LEGO® League Youth
Number of kids participating in a FIRST LEGO League team based in this county in 2018.
(FIRST)
Enrollment
Individuals from this county, attending Iowa State University in 2018.
(Iowa State University)
Interns
Number of Iowa State University students completing an internship in this county in 2018.
(Iowa State University)
Alumni
Individuals who have attended Iowa State University, now living in this county.
(Iowa State University)
CIRAS
Distinct Clients Served
Number of unique business locations served by any CIRAS service from 2014 through 2018.
(CIRAS Annual Reporting)
Economic Impact
Combined dollars of impact (increased sales, savings, investments, etc.) reported by CIRAS clients from 2014 through 2018.
(CIRAS Annual Reporting)
Jobs Added or Retained
New postions or positions saved reported by CIRAS clients from 2014 through 2018.
(CIRAS Annual Reporting)

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