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Employment, Poverty, and Public Assistance in the Rural United States

Description
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.
Author(s)
Rebecca Glauber, Andrew Schaefer
Date
2017
Type
Document
Organization
Carsey School of Public Policy
Tagged as
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