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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_area

In general, a rural area or countryside is a geographic area that is located outside towns and cities. The Health Resources and Services Administration of the ...

simple.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rural_area

Rural areas are areas which are not towns or cities. They are often farming or agricultural areas. These areas are sometimes called "the country" or " countryside" ...

www.nationalgeographic.org/encyclopedia/rural-area

Jun 2, 2011 ... A rural area is an open swath of land that has few homes or other buildings, and not very many people. A rural area's population density is very ...

www.usnews.com/news/national-news/articles/2017-03-20/6-charts-that-illustrate-the-divide-between-rural-and-urban-america

Mar 20, 2017 ... Poverty Is Higher in Rural Areas: Discussions of poverty in the United States often mistakenly focus on urban areas. While urban poverty is a ...

www.census.gov/geo/reference/urban-rural.html

Dec 8, 2016 ... The Census Bureau's urban-rural classification is fundamentally a delineation of geographical areas, identifying both individual urban areas ...

eligibility.sc.egov.usda.gov/eligibility/welcomeAction.do?pageAction=sfp

Every effort is made to provide accurate and complete information regarding eligible and ineligible areas on this website, based on Rural Development rural ...

www.nal.usda.gov/ric/what-is-rural

The General Accounting Office, in its publication Rural Development: Profile of Rural Areas, pp. 26-31, discusses the three most common Federal definitions of ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/06/29/upshot/theres-only-one-grocery-store-in-most-rural-areas-should-we-expect-two-health-insurers.html

Jun 29, 2017 ... It's hard to persuade insurers to operate in rural America, and the Republican health bill could make things worse.

www.kff.org/medicaid/issue-brief/the-role-of-medicaid-in-rural-america

Apr 25, 2017 ... People in rural areas face unique challenges in health care coverage and access , including low density of providers and longer travel times to ...