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Access to Services Diminishes in Rural America as Populations Age

Description
With data derived from the Bureau of Labor Statistics and the American Community Survey this brief investigates the effect of a changing median age and population size in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan counties of the U.S. Population decline and population aging in nonmetropolitan counties is described as negatively impacting the local economies resulting in fewer health and education services available locally.
Author(s)
Brian C. Thiede, David L. Brown, Scott R. Sanders, Nina Glasgow, László J. Kulcsár
Date
12/2016
Type
Document
Organization
Applied Population Laboratory
Tagged as
Access · Aging and aging-related services