The U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2007 asked every farm operator in the country if he or she had a broadband Internet connection. Here are the results for the Midwest.Read More...
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The U.S. Department of Agriculture in 2007 asked every farm operator in the country if he or she had a broadband Internet connection. Here are the results for the Northeast.
This chart shows the use of the Internet by farms in Southern states. The top grid shows aggregate figures for all the Southern states, broken down by urban, rural and suburban counties. (Suburban counties are within metro areas, but have…
In the first 11 months of this recession, the most dramatic decreases in employment have taken place in urban counties. Rural counties, however, still have higher rates of unemployment.
There were 375 counties that voted for one party in the 2004 presidential election and a different party this year. The Yonder is keeping a list.
There are growing numbers of rural and exurban counties where minority youth are a majority of the population under 20 years of age.
The presidential campaigns drew most of their rural contributions from the very richest rural counties. And donations suggest there are blue ski communities and red ones.
The top presidential candidates all collected donations from rural residents in the first quarter of 2007. But they didn't harvest their cash from the same places. See where the top candidates went in rural America to fund their campaigns.