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Rural TEA

Iowa Rural TEA

The Definition of a RURAL TEA:

  1. An area not located within a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as designated by the Office of Management and Budget;
  2. 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.

IOWA ECONOMY: In 2005 Iowa’s GDP was about $124 billion. If measured by gross state product, for 2005 it was $113.5 billion.Its per capita income for 2006 was $23,340.

RURAL TEA COUNTIES IN IOWA:

  • Adair
    Adams
    Allamakee
    Appanoose
    Audubon
    Boone
    Buchanan
    Buena Vista
    Butler
    Calhoun
    Carroll
    Cass
    Cedar
    Cerro Gordo
    Cherokee
    Chickasaw
    Clarke
    Clay
    Clayton
    Clinton
    Crawford
    Davis
    Decatur
    Delaware
    Des Moines
    Dickinson
    Emmet
    Fayette
    Floyd
    Franklin
    Fremont
    Greene
    Hamilton
    Hancock
    Hardin
    Henry
    Howard
    Humboldt
    Ida
    Iowa
    Jackson
    Jasper
    Jefferson
    Keokuk
    Kossuth
    Lee
    Louisa
    Lucas
    Lyon
    Mahaska
    Marion
    Marshall
    Mitchell
    Monona
    Monroe
    Montgomery
    Muscatine
    Obrien
    Osceola
    Page
    Palo Alto
    Pocahontas
    Poweshiek
    Ringgold
    Sac
    Shelby
    Sioux
    Tama
    Taylor
    Union
    Van Buren
    Wapello
    Wayne
    Webster
    Winnebago
    Winneshiek
    Worth
    Wright

INTERACTIVE RURAL TEA MAP