Am I Rural? – Report

Report produced by the Rural Health Information Hub on 06/08/23.

Report Address:
Plainville, KS *

Latitude: 39.23441
Longitude: -99.29829

Census Tract:
    20163974700 (2010 & 2020)

Rooks County, KS

* Report is for a specific point in Plainville, KS. Results may not be the same for all points in Plainville, KS.

Common Rural Definitions
How Your Location is Defined
Urban Areas, 2020

Data Source: 2020 TIGER/Line, U.S. Census Bureau

Not located in an Urban Area.
Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs), 2021

Data Source: 2021 TIGER/Line, U.S. Census Bureau

Nonmetropolitan - not located in a metropolitan or micropolitan area.
Federal Office of Rural Health Policy (FORHP) defined rural areas

Data Source: List provided by the Federal Office of Rural Health Policy

Rooks County, KS has been designated by FORHP as rural.
Frontier and Remote Area (FAR) 2010

Data Source: Frontier and Remote Area Codes, Economic Research Service

  • FAR Level: 2
  • FAR Description: Areas where the majority of the populations lives 60 minutes or more from Urbanized Areas (50,000 or more population) and 45 minutes or more from Urban Clusters (25,000-49,999 population). Note: Urbanized Areas and Urban Clusters are defined by the U.S. Census Bureau prior to the 2020 Census.
Rural Urban Commuting Areas (RUCAs)
by 2010 census tract

Data Source: Rural-Urban Commuting Area Codes, Economic Research Service

  • RUCA Code: 10.0
  • Primary Description: Rural areas: primary flow to a tract outside a UA or UC (including self)
Rural Urban Continuum Codes (RUCCs)

Data Source: Economic Research Service

RUCCs are assigned at the county level.

Information for Rooks County

  • RUCC Code: 9
  • RUCC Description: Nonmetro - Completely rural or less than 2,500 urban population, not adjacent to a metro area
Urban Influence Codes (UICs) 2013

Data Source: Economic Research Service

Information for Rooks County
  • Urban Influence Code: 10
  • UIC Description: Noncore adjacent to micro area and does not contain a town of at least 2,500 residents
Census 2010, Percent Rural

Data Source: U.S. Census Bureau

Information for Rooks County
  • Percent of County Population that is Rural: 100
Program Eligibility
The information provided by this service addresses only the rural aspect of a program's requirements. Your Am I Rural? report is not a guarantee of your rural status. Please check with the program contacts directly to verify your eligibility for specific federal programs.
Program Rural?
FORHP - Grant Programs YES This location is eligible for Federal Office of Rural Health Policy grant programs.

Rooks County, KS has been designated by FORHP as rural. (For FY23 grant cycle)
CMS - Rural Health Clinics (RHC) Program YES CMS interim guidance considers a location to meet the rural location requirement for the RHC program if it is outside of an urbanized area in the 2010 Census Bureau data OR if it is outside of an urban area in the 2020 Census Bureau data.
  • This location is outside of 2010 Urbanized Areas
  • Also, this location is outside of 2020 Urban Areas
Shortage Designations

For data sources and definitions, see the Rural Classifications help section.