United States

These 6 charts show the divide between rural and urban America

While urban poverty is a unique challenge, rates of poverty have historically been higher in rural than urban areas. Image: REUTERS/Kristina Barker

Brian Thiede

Assistant Professor of Rural Sociology and Demography, Pennsylvania State University

Lillie Greiman

Research Associate, University of Montana

Stephan Weiler

Professor of Economics, Colorado State University

Steven C. Beda

Instructor of History, University of Oregon

Tessa Conroy

Economic Development Specialist, University of Wisconsin-Madison.

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