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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 ...

Urban and Rural Classification - Geography - U.S. Census Bureau


Jul 27, 2015 ... The Census Bureau's urban-rural classification is fundamentally a delineation of geographical areas, identifying both individual urban areas ...

rural area - National Geographic Society


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 ...

Defining Rural Population - HRSA Home


The Census does not actually define “rural.” “Rural” encompasses all population, housing, and territory not included within an urban area. Whatever is not urban ...

Rural Areas Lose People But Not Power - Governing magazine


Rural lawmakers are dwindling in number as people continue to migrate to metropolitan areas. But the battle between urban and rural politics is as big as ever ...

Rural population (% of total population) | Data - The World Bank


Rural population (% of total population) from The World Bank: Data. ... Central Europe and the Baltics. 55. 38. East Asia & Pacific. 78. 43. Euro area. 38. 24.

The Affordable Care Act and Insurance Coverage in Rural Areas ...


May 29, 2014 ... Introduction. Almost 50 million people, or about 16 percent of the population of the United States, live in rural areas. These rural areas are ...

Whiplash: Shift in federal coal policies stokes fear in rural areas ...


Oct 23, 2015 ... Rural utilities, ordered to use coal in the '70s, say new clean-energy mandates will hurt them the most.

Eligible Rural Areas Search - Rural Health Care - USAC.org


Eligible Rural Areas Search. Complete the following steps to determine if your organization is located in a rural area for RHC Program eligibility. For further ...

9 — Rural Areas - IPCC Working Group II


2014: Rural areas. In: Climate Change 2014: Impacts, Adaptation, and Vulnerability. Part A: Global and. Sectoral Aspects. Contribution of Working Group II to the ...

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Rural area - definition of rural area by The Free Dictionary


Noun, 1. rural area - an area outside of cities and towns; "his poetry celebrated the slower pace of life in the country". country · back country, backwoods ...

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 ...

What is Rural? Introduction - Rural Health Information Hub


Resources, information and frequently asked questions on the various definitions used to identify rural areas in the United States.