Understanding Rural America
Economic Research Service
Agriculture Information Bulletin No. (AIB-ERSAIB710) 36 pp,
The diversity of rural America and the changes it has undergone in the last half century have resulted in a wide variety of economic conditions and needs. This full-color report documents changes in rural employment, population, and well-being for six categories of rural counties: those that depend on farming, manufacturing, and services, and those that have high concentrations of retirees, Federal lands, and poverty.
Keywords: rural employment, rural population, rural well-being, farming counties, manufacturing counties, services counties, retirement-destination counties, federal lands counties, persistent poverty counties, rural America
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Updated date: February 1, 1995