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Rural Households Account for Nearly One-fifth of U.S. Food-insecure Households
Pie chart showing the proportion of food insecure households in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas in 2016.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Mortality Rates Have Increased for Working-age Rural Adults Since 2000
Line chart showing the change in mortality rates for nonmetropolitan and metropolitan residents, comparing 3-year averages for 1999-2001 and 2013-2015. Data is presented by age group.
Date: 12/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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SNAP Declines Continue in 2016, but Not for Rural Places
Line chart showing the percent of households that report receiving Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) assistance from 2007 through 2016, comparing city, rural, and suburban trends.
Author(s): Jessica A. Carson
Date: 11/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Carsey School of Public Policy
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Rural Veteran Population Continues to Decline Despite Rise in Post-9/11 Veterans
Chart showing the change in the rural veteran population from 2006 to 2016, with a comparison of pre-9/11 and post-9/11 rural veterans.
Date: 11/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Related Child Poverty by Family Type and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart showing metropolitan and nonmetro related child poverty rates for married couples, male-headed households without a spouse, and female-headed households without a spouse. Related children are children under 18 years of age related to the householder by birth, marriage, or adoption.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty Rates by Race/Ethnicity and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro poverty levels for whites, African Americans, American Indian/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic populations.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Child Poverty by Race/Ethnicity and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro child poverty levels for whites, African Americans, American Indian/Alaska Natives, and Hispanic populations.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Deep Poverty Rates by Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 1989-2016
Chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro deep poverty rates, based on 1990-2013 Current Population Survey data combined with 2007-2016 American Community Survey data.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty Rates by Age Group and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2016
Bar chart showing metropolitan and nonmetro poverty rates for all ages, for children under 5, children under 18, adults aged 18-64, and seniors over 65.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Child Poverty Rates by Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 1989-2016
Chart comparing metropolitan and nonmetro child poverty rates, based on 1990-2013 Current Population Survey data combined with 2007-2016 American Community Survey data.
Date: 10/2017
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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