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The population of Iowa per the 2010 census is 3,046,355. According to the Department of Labor, cited at http://www.visualeconomics.com/how-the-average-us-consumer-spends-their-paycheck/, The average household (2.5 members) spends $2968 annually on entertainment. So, if our calculations are correct, we are looking at a $3.2B market. And they say Iowa doesn’t have entertainment potential!
Check out Dwolla at https://www.dwolla.com/ . They are a new business from right here in Iowa. It is their goal to position themselves against companies like PayPal. Very interesting!
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This is sad for Iowa!!! We here at StereoType are working to directly reverse this. But it seems that the idea of entertainment intended to attract and retain young working age adults is more offensive to the social norm here than losing an entire generation. We understand this is an uphill battle but we are in this for the long haul. Read the full article on WHO website: http://www.whotv.com/news/who-story-forbes-people-leaving-iowa-121310,0,1351105.story