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Redefining Rural: Towards a Better Understanding of Geography, Demography, and Economy in America's Rural Places

Description
Offers a hybrid definition of rurality based on metro and non-metro definitions from the Office of Management and Budget, Rural-Urban Continuum Codes, and considers outlying communities in metro and micropolitan counties as rural. Compares rural and non-rural poverty rates, economic well-being, population changes, and other characteristics to represent counties in economic distress.
Author(s)
Kennedy O'Dell
Date
03/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Economic Innovation Group
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Employment and unemployment · Poverty · Rural definitions · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data