Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-40) 6 pp

October 2008

Rural America At A Glance, 2008 Edition

Rural America At A Glance, 2008 Edition 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 2008 edition focuses on employment, poverty, population change, and demographic characteristics of nonmetro areas.

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Keywords: Rural indicators, population, employment, rural unemployment, nonmetropolitan, nonmetro, rural economy, metro, rural America, census data, population growth, employment, unemployment, poverty, demographics

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