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Increasing Rates of Nonmetro Net Migration Offset by Reductions in Natural Change
Line chart showing nonmetro net migration, natural change due to births and deaths, and total population change from 1976 through 2019.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Loss of Hospital-based Obstetric Services in Rural Counties in the United States, 2004-2018
Line chart showing the percent of micropolitan and noncore counties that had hospital-based obstetric care from 2004 through 2018.
Author(s): Katy B Kozhimannil, Julia D Interrante, Mariana S Tuttle
Date: 07/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: University of Minnesota Rural Health Research Center
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As the Rural Veteran Population Declined, the Share That Were Age 65 or Older Increased
Combined bar and line chart showing the number of rural veterans from 1992 through 2018 and the percent of rural veterans age 65 and older.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural and Urban COVID-19 Hot Spots
Line chart showing COVID-19 cases per capita over time for selected rural and urban hot spots. Rural hot spots include Western Kansas and Oklahoma, Southern Minnesota, Central Iowa, and Central Mississippi.
Date: 07/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: North Carolina Rural Health Research Program
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Farm Households Reported That Working Off the Farm Provided Greater and More Stable Income, Along with Health and Retirement Benefits
Bar chart showing reasons for off-farm jobs, comparing small family farms, midsize family farms, and large-scale family farms. Includes health benefits as one reason for off-farm employment.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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COVID-19 in Metropolitan and Non-Metropolitan Counties
Slides illustrating metropolitan and non-metropolitan differences in coronavirus cases and deaths. Includes information on average cases and deaths per 100,000 people as well as rate of increase in cases and deaths, with data current as of May 14, 2020.
Date: 06/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Kaiser Family Foundation
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Rural America Ends First-Ever Period of Population Loss
Line chart showing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan population change from 1979-2019. Highlights a period of population loss in rural areas followed by a modest population gain.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural-Urban Earnings Gap by Educational Attainment, 2018
Chart showing the gap in median earnings between rural and urban adults age 25 and older with different levels of education. Uses data from the 2018 American Community Survey.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Educational Attainment in Rural and Urban Areas, 2000 and 2018
Chart showing educational attainment in rural and urban areas for adults age 25 and older, using data from the Census 2000 and 2018 American Community Survey.
Date: 05/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Food Insecurity Among Children Most Prevalent Among Single-Mother Households and Low-Income Households in 2018
Bar chart showing food insecurity among children by household characteristics, including metropolitan and nonmetro area of residence.
Date: 04/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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