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Rural America At A Glance, 2012 Edition


  • Kusmin, Lorin D.


Rural America At A Glance, 2012 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. This year's edition focuses on the U.S. rural economy, including employment trends, poverty, and population trends.

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  • Kusmin, Lorin D., 2012. "Rural America At A Glance, 2012 Edition," Economic Brief 142548, United States Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service.
  • Handle: RePEc:ags:uerseb:142548

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    Rural indicators; population; employment; rural unemployment; nonmetropolitan; nonmetro; rural economy; metro; rural America; census data; population growth; poverty; recession; demographics; Community/Rural/Urban Development;

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