Rural America in the 2000s

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This map shows whether the proportion of young people (under 25) increased or decreased in rural counties between 2000 and 2009. Red counties saw a decrease in the percentage of their populations under 25. Green counties saw the proportion of that population get bigger.

[Source: Daily Yonder]

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2 thoughts on “Rural America in the 2000s

  1. Hal O'Brien

    The big surprise to me is how every rural county in Utah is aging, given The Saints’ known trend to large families.

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