In Part II of our story on rural race and ethnicity, we explore how the census’ racial and ethnic categories are distributed across rural America, as well as the historical factors that have influenced the current geography.
Misunderstandings of diversity in rural America can inhibit efforts to support programming and policies designed to increase the ability of rural communities to thrive. In this story, we explore how data affects our understanding of rural diversity.
How the different definitions of “rural” used by the federal government paint vastly different pictures of rural places, and have major implications in both how stories are told and funds are distributed.
Want to learn more about how CORI is helping rural America? Dive into our 2022 Impact Report!