Iowa City Projected to Lead State in GMP Growth

Iowa City Area Development Group
Published: February 17 2014 | 9:11 am - Updated: 29 March 2014 | 3:45 am in

According to a recent study, Iowa City was ranked at the top among Iowa metros for projected gross metropolitan product (GMP) in 2014, measuring the economic output of a region.  For Iowa City, GMP growth in 2014 is projected to be 2.4%.  This data was released by the United States Conference of Mayors in their “US Metro Economies” study, featuring research from IHS Global Insight.

Kokomo, Indiana, led all metros with 4.7% projected GMP growth.  In Iowa, Des Moines, Ames and Sioux City were ranked just below Iowa City.  Waterloo/Cedar Falls was projected at 1.7% and Cedar Rapids at 1.2%.

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