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Updated ERS County Economic Types Show a Changing Rural Landscape

Description
Identifies nonmetropolitan counties based on the industries driving income and earnings. Includes a national map showing nonmetro counties primarily dependent on farming, mining, manufacturing, recreation, and federal-state government. May be useful to those considering health-related policies or undertaking research projects where the type of industry that is predominant is relevant.
Author(s)
Timothy Parker
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
12/2015
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
Economics and the economy