Median nonmetropolitan* county population change, 1970-2010, by level of natural amenities

Percent change

Bar chart with 7 items.

Item 1, Lower -15.2.
Item 2, -2 to -1 -1.
Item 3, -1 to 0 10.8.
Item 4, 0 to 1 36.6.
Item 5, 1 to 2 78.5.
Item 6, 2 to 3 123.8.
Item 7, Higher 155.1.

Natural Amenity Scale (Standard deviation units from average)
*Based on 1974 metro-nonmetro delineation. Source: ERS using data from the 1970 and 2010 Censuses of Population.