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Redefining Rural: What Rural Prosperity and the Geography of Newly Affluent Rural Communities Tells Us About Rural Development

Description
Examines rural prosperity data and changes for counties that grew in, maintained, or slipped in prosperity from 2000 to 2018, using American Community Survey (ACS) and U.S. Census Bureau data. Offers tables breaking down prosperity according to rates of high school degree holders, poverty rate, employment, housing vacancy, and income, including comparisons between rural and non-rural counties. Presents a case study analysis on rural prosperity in Texas.
Author(s)
Kennedy O'Dell
Date
08/2021
Type
Document
Organization
Economic Innovation Group
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Educational attainment · Employment and unemployment · Income · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data