Idaho Rural TEA
The Definition of a RURAL TEA:
- An area not located within a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as designated by the Office of Management and Budget;
- Or the outer boundary of any city or town having a population of 20,000 or more based on the most recent census.
What does a rural TEA mean for industry professionals and investors?
The RIA Act of 2022 created a unique set aside for areas designated as RURAL.
A project that is located in a rural TEA qualifies for priority processing of Form I-526 by United States Citizenship and Immigration Services. These investors will qualify for set-aside visas from the rural TEA classification, which makes up 20% of the yearly allocation of EB-5 visas.
EB-5 MARKET IN IDAHO: Idaho has a small EB-5 market. As of May 2020, Idaho has 3 approved regional centers listed by USCIS.
IDAHO ECONOMY: Gross state product for the state of Idaho in 2015 was $64.9 billion,and the per capita income based on 2015 GDP and 2015 population estimates was $39,100.
Idaho is an important agricultural state, producing nearly one-third of the potatoes grown in the United States.
RURAL TEA COUNTIES IN IDAHO:
INTERACTIVE RURAL TEA MAP