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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 on metropolitan and nonmetropolitan counties of the U.S. Discusses the impact of population size and demographics on local economies, as well as education and health service availability for nonmetropolitan areas.
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 · Statistics and data