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Poverty Rates/Median Household Income in the United States by County Type: 2013-2017
Bar charts showing poverty rates and median household income for all counties, mostly urban counties, mostly rural counties, and completely rural counties.
Date: 12/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: U.S. Census Bureau
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QuickStats: Birth Rates by Urbanization Level and Age Group of Mother — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2017
Line chart showing birth rates for rural and urban mothers by age for 5-year age ranges starting at age 15-19 and ending at age 40-44.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(45), 1281
Date: 11/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural Residents with Higher Educational Attainment Were More Likely to Engage in Telehealth Activities
Bar chart showing use of telehealth for health monitoring, health maintenance, and health research by education level for rural residents.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Unemployment Rate for Rural Veterans at Its Lowest since Before the Great Recession
Line chart showing the unemployment rate for rural veterans and rural nonveterans from 2007 through 2017. Also shows the unemployment rate for young rural veterans, ages 18 to 34.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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In 2016-17, the Rural Population Increased for the First Time This Decade, Due to Lower Population Loss from Net Migration
Line chart showing the percent change in rural population compared to the previous year from 1976 through 2017. Displays natural change (births minus deaths), net migration, and total nonmetro population change.
Date: 11/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Selected Charts from Ag and Food Statistics: Charting the Essentials
A collection of key maps and charts on a range of topics related to agriculture and rural communities. Includes charts on rural poverty, unemployment, population change, and food insecurity.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural Education Levels Are Increasing, but Still Lag Behind Urban Areas
Bar chart comparing rural and urban education levels for adults aged 25 and older in 2000 and 2016.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Prevalence of Food Insecurity Varied by Household Characteristics in 2017
Bar chart showing low food security and very low food security by household characteristics, including location in a principal city, suburban, or rural area.
Date: 10/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Lung Cancer, by Urbanization of County of Residence — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2006 and 2016
Bar chart showing lung cancer deaths per 100,000 population in 2006 and 2016 for metropolitan counties (large central, large fringe/suburban, medium, small) and nonmetropolitan counties (micropolitan, noncore).
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 67(36), 1022
Date: 09/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Characteristics of the Food Insecure in the U.S.
Collection of charts showing data on food insecurity in the prerecession period of 2001-2007, the 2008-2009 recession, and the 2010-2017 post-recession period. Includes data for metropolitan and nonmetro areas.
Date: 09/2018
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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