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Is Rural America Failing or Succeeding? Maybe Both

Description
Policy brief examining Office of Management and Budget (OMB) reclassification of rural counties as metropolitan due to population growth. Provides visual data on counties that transitioned from nonmetropolitan to metropolitan since 1970, including a U.S. map representing reclassified counties. Discusses the implications of reclassification for economic policy and interpretations of rural demographics.
Author(s)
Kenneth M. Johnson and Daniel T. Lichter
Date
09/2020
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
Community and economic development · Economics and the economy · Rural definitions · Statistics and data