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Racial and Ethnic Minorities Made Up 22 Percent of the Rural Population in 2017 Compared to 42 Percent in Urban Areas
Two side-by-side pie charts showing the racial/ethnic composition of the rural population compared to the urban population in 2017. Categories listed are American Indian, Black, Hispanic, White, and other.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Nonmetro Poverty Rates Remain Higher than Metro
Line chart showing the metropolitan and nonmetro poverty rates, as well as the nonmetro-metro gap, from 1960 through 2017.
Date: 05/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural Telehealth Participation Rates Vary by the Activity
Chart showing the percent of the rural population engaged in online health research, online health maintenance, and online health monitoring in 2015.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty Rates in Rural and Urban Areas Vary Across U.S. Regions
Bar chart showing rural and urban poverty rates by region for the Northeast, Midwest, South, and West, based on 2013-2017 American Community Survey data.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural-Urban Earnings Gap by Educational Attainment, 2017
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 2017 American Community Survey.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Educational Attainment in Rural and Urban Areas, 2000 and 2017
Chart showing educational attainment in rural and urban areas for adults age 25 and older, using data from the Census 2000 and 2017 American Community Survey.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Nonmetro Education Levels Are Improving, But Still Lag Metro
Stacked bar chart showing educational attainment for adults age 25 and over in 2000 and 2017 for metropolitan and nonmetro areas.
Date: 04/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Vietnam-Era Veterans Represent the Largest Share of All Rural Veterans
Bar chart showing the rural and urban veteran population by service period, based on 2017 American Community Survey data.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty Rates by Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 1959-2017
Line chart showing metropolitan and nonmetropolitan poverty rates over time.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Poverty Rates by Family Type and Metro/Nonmetro Residence, 2017
Bar chart showing metropolitan and nonmetro poverty rates for married couples, male head of household with no spouse, female head of household with no spouse, female head of household with no spouse and with children, and all family types.
Date: 03/2019
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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