Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-31) 6 pp

October 2007

Rural America At A Glance, 2007 Edition

Rural America At A Glance, 2007 highlights the most recent indicators of social and economic conditions in rural areas for use in developing policies and programs to assist rural areas. The brochure provides information on key rural conditions and trends for use by public and private decisionmakers and others involved in efforts to enhance the economic opportunities and quality of life for rural people and their communities.

Keywords: rural indicators, population growth, employment, rural unemployment, rural economy, nonmetro, metro, creative occupations, rural America, natural amenities, census data, educational attainment, college education, poverty, domestic migration

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