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Survey findings and summary

Thumbtack, in partnership with the Ewing Marion Kauffman Foundation, has released Iowa's results from the third annual Thumbtack.com Small Business Friendliness Survey. The study, drawing upon data from over 12,000 small business owners, provides new insights into state and local business environments across the nation.

"After a two-month survey of thousands of small business owners nationwide, Iowa's small businesses have placed the state near the top for its friendliness," says Jon Lieber, Chief Economist of Thumbtack. "Creating a business climate that is welcoming to small, dynamic businesses is more important than ever, and Iowa is working hard to get that formula right."

Some of the key findings for Iowa include:

A copy of the survey's full methodology and analysis paper is available upon request. Please email Thumbtack's Chief Economist, Jon Lieber, at jon.lieber@thumbtack.com for a copy of the paper and with any questions or comments you might have.

Cities in Iowa