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Using the ERS County Economic Types To Explore Demographic and Economic Trends in Rural Areas

Description
Discusses six types of counties based on economic industry dependence: farming, mining, manufacturing, federal/state government, recreation, and nonspecialized counties. Describes how these county types can be used to better understand variation in demographic and economic trends in rural areas. Uses the county economic types to examine population, income, and poverty trends.
Author(s)
Lorin Kusmin
Citation
Amber Waves
Date
12/2016
Type
Document
Organization
USDA Economic Research Service
Tagged as
Economics and the economy · Poverty · Statistics and data