Guide to Rural Data
6 x 9
6 x 9
Priscilla Salant and Anita J. Waller
First published in 1990 as A Community Researcher's Guide to Rural Data this completely revised edition explains how to find and obtain the most current information on rural America both in published form and electronically.
The authors identify a wealth of data sources and illustrate how those data can be used to analyze social and economic change. Chapters describe data on local population and community resources, economics, and government. Appendices include details about federal statistics programs along with addresses and phone numbers for state and federal offices that house or collect data.
Guide to Rural Data is an essential resource for anyone concerned with evaluating economic and demographic change in rural America.