Employment, Poverty, and Public Assistance in the Rural United States
Compares economic and demographic characteristics of rural counties by county income level. Includes data on employment, race/ethnicity, and English-language proficiency. Also examines reliance on public sector supports: the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC), the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP), and children's health insurance.
Rebecca Glauber, Andrew Schaefer
Carsey School of Public Policy
African Americans · Children and youth · County-by-county data · Employment and unemployment · Food security and nutrition · Health insurance · Hispanics and Latinos · Income support and assistance · Limited English proficient · Poverty · Rural-urban differences · Statistics and data