Economic Information Bulletin No. (EIB-18) 6 pp

August 2006

Rural America At A Glance, 2006 Edition

Rural America At A Glance, 2006 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 brochure provides information on key rural conditions and trends for use by public and private decisionmakers and others in efforts to enhance the economic opportunities and quality of life for rural people and their communities.

Keywords: rural indicators, population, employment, rural unemployment, nonmetropolitan, nonmetro, rural economy

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