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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 1959 through 2019.
Date: 06/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Percentage of Adults Aged ≥18 Years with Diagnosed Diabetes, by Urbanization Level and Age Group — National Health Interview Survey, United States, 2019
Bar chart showing metropolitan and nonmetro rates of diagnosed diabetes by age group for people aged 18-44, 45-64, and 65 and older.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(18), 691
Date: 05/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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New COVID-19 Cases since March 1, 2020: Comparing Rural Counties with 20 Percent or More Employment in Meatpacking to All Other Rural Counties in the United States
Line chart comparing COVID-19 cases in nonmetro meatpacking-dependent counties to cases in all other nonmetro counties.
Date: 05/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Rural-Urban Earnings Gap by Educational Attainment, 2019
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 2019 American Community Survey.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Educational Attainment in Rural and Urban Areas, 2000 and 2019
Chart showing educational attainment in rural and urban areas for adults age 25 and older, using data from the Census 2000 and 2019 American Community Survey.
Date: 04/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Age-Adjusted Death Rates for Influenza and Pneumonia, by Urbanization Level and Sex — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019
Bar chart showing influenza and pneumonia death rates for urban and rural counties overall, for males, and for females.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(12), 456
Date: 03/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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Rural Death Rates from COVID-19 Surpassed Urban Death Rates in Early September 2020
Chart showing weekly COVID-19 death rates per 100,000 adults, comparing urban and rural communities. Discusses higher death rates in rural areas in early September 2020, addressing factors impacting the increase.
Date: 03/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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Disparities in Educational Attainment by Race, Ethnicity Persist in Rural America
Stacked bar chart comparing educational attainment in 2000 and 2019 for rural White, Black or African American, American Indian or Alaska Native, and Hispanic adults age 25 and older. Each bar shows the portion of the population with an educational attainment of below high school; high school, some college, or associate's degree; and bachelor's degree or higher.
Date: 02/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: USDA Economic Research Service
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QuickStats: Death Rates Attributed to Excessive Cold or Hypothermia Among Persons Aged ≥15 Years, by Urban-Rural Status and Age Group — National Vital Statistics System, United States, 2019
Bar chart showing urban and rural death rates due to excessive cold or hypothermia by age group for ages 15-34, 35-54, 55-74, 75-84, and 85 or older.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 70(7), 258
Date: 02/2021
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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COVID-19 Stats: COVID-19 Incidence, by Urban-Rural Classification — United States, January 22–October 31, 2020
Line chart showing COVID-19 incidence for large central metropolitan, large fringe metro, medium/small metro, and micropolitan/noncore (rural) areas.
Citation: MMWR (Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report), 69(46), 1753
Date: 11/2020
Type: Chart/Graph
Sponsoring organization: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
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