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Iowa In Focus

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Iowa In Focus

Iowa's population is growing slowly but unevenly. The state's metro areas continue to add population, but about two-thirds of the state's counties have lost population since 2010. In our #IowaInFocus series, we look at some of the factors that affect whether a community grows or shrinks: natural disasters, refugee and immigrant settlement, access to health care, or a strong local effort to make a community more attractive and interesting.