Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-4) 6 pp

September 2005

Rural America At A Glance, 2005

Rural America At A Glance, 2005 is a six-page brochure that 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 is the fourth in a series of reports that uses current social and economic data to highlight population, labor market, income, and poverty trends in rural areas. This brochure provides information on key rural conditions and trends for use by public and private decision makers and others in efforts to enhance the economic opportunities and quality of life for rural people and their communities.

Keywords: rural housing, rural indicators, population, recreation, tourism, rural employment, rural unemployment, rural poverty, housing, industry, nonmetropolitan, nonmetro, rural economy

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