The national rate of infection remains about four times higher than the rural average. But the rural exceptions are striking.Read More...
Rural America was slower to report cases of COVID-19. But the disease is now spreading at least as quickly in rural areas as urban ones.
Full-size version of the map About a third of the nation's rural counties have reported a case of coronavirus as of Thursday, March 26. Those cases have resulted in 32 deaths, an increase of 11 from Wednesday. The number of COVID-19…
In 2016 rural Michigan voters delivered an upset victory for Bernie Sanders. This year, they voted with the rest of the state for his opponent, Joe Biden. Other states in Tuesday’s primaries followed the same trend.
A new book by Matthew Algeo examines the well known events of 1968 and tells the lesser known stories of the “American heroes” of Eastern Kentucky.
In the last debate before the Super Tuesday primaries, Democrats examine rural angles on guns, housing, and healthcare.
In a crowded Democratic field, Senator Bernie Sanders was equally popular with both urban and rural voters.
Urban and rural America lost branch banks at a similar rate from 2012 to 2017, according to the Federal Reserve. But the loss could have graver consequences for a larger proportion of rural areas.
The annual reference document from the USDA Economic Research Service shows that there’s no such thing as a single rural America. Economic trends vary greatly depending on several geographic and social factors.
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