Bi-State Regional Commission is the premier source for socioeconomic data on the Bi-State region (Henry, Mercer, and Rock Island Counties, Illinois, and Muscatine and Scott Counties, Iowa). Our staff compile a vast array of up-to-date information related to the five-county region and the states of Illinois and Iowa. We maintain a large store of information describing the socioeconomic characteristics of the Region (or any part within).
This type of data is helpful in attracting new business and assisting business expansion decisions. Data and analytical services offered by the Commission include:
Data Clearinghouse – The Bi-State Data Clearinghouse is an inventory of Census Data Profiles with interactive and exportable data graphics for all our member governments.
Data Requests – Our staff is available to assist with requests for data or research.
Census Programs - Bi-State Regional Commission is a federal repository for Census data and documents. Data services staff are well-versed in the wealth of Census data available.
Demographic Data – Staff compiles, maintains and monitors a vast amount of current and historical demographic data.
Economic and Employment Data – Staff compiles, maintains, and monitors a variety of current and historical data related to economy and employment.
Comprehensive Economic Development Strategy (CEDS) – Through the CEDS planning process communities across the Bi-State Region help to create an overarching economic development plan that guides and coordinates economic development in the region.
Community Profiles/Fact Sheets – Community Profile/Fact Sheets are available for several counties and municipalities in the Bi-State Region.
Information Services Membership – For non-members (businesses, not-for-profits, and other organizations), we offer an Information Services Membership (ISM) Program for these organizations to gain access to Bi-State’s data and mapping services.