Rural Populations

Spotlights

Stack of books with a computer mouse: Copyright iStock Photos Rural Populations: In the Library's Rural Collection

United States Department of Agriculture. National  Agricultural Library. Rural Information Center.


Type of Material:Book
Author(s):edited by Paul V. Kroskrity.
Title:Telling Stories in the Face of Danger : Language renewal in Native American communities.
Published:Norman : University of Oklahoma Press, c2012.
Descriptionxi, 269 p. : ill., maps ; 23 cm.

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MedlinePlus: Population Group Topics

DHHS. NIH. United States National Library of Medicine.

"MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations."


Family photograph of parents with a child Find Information for Rural Families

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Look at these Rural Families programs and information.


Stacks of book with some open: Copyright iStock photos State Profiles

USDA. Economic Research Service.

"The ERS State Fact Sheets provide information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment, federal funds, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and exports. Links to county-level data are included when available."


University of Montana Rural Institute: Center for Excellence in Disability Education, Research, and Service

"...to enhance the quality of life for people with disabilities, especially those individuals living in Montana and other rural areas across the country. Our objective is to increase the independence, productivity, community integration, and inclusion of those with disabilities through education, research, and demonstration services."


Agricultural workers in a field National Center for Farmworker Health

National Center for Farmworker Health

"Mission is to improve the health status of farmworker families through appropriate application of human, technical, and information resources."


Julian Samora Research Institute

Michigan State University. Julian Samora Research Institute.

"...is committed to the generation, transmission, and application of knowledge to serve the needs of Latino communities in the Midwest."


Employment Information for Americans with Disabilities

Disability.gov.

Resource links to information.


ChildStats.gov

Federal Interagency Forum on Child and Family Statistics.


House in need of repairs Rural Poverty and Well Being

USDA. Economic Research Service.

Provides the information on poverty trends and demographic characteristics of the rural poor.


Mother and two children produce shopping Rural Families

The Annie E. Casey Foundation

The Foundation invests to improve the outcomes of children and families in isolated and economically distressed rural communities. This section has "resources including data on families living in rural areas and strategies to promote their economic success."


National Resource Center on Native American Aging

University of North Dakota. School of Medicine and Health Science. Center for Rural Health.


Rural Sociological Society

Rural Sociological Society.


Rural Human Services Initiative

Rural Policy Research Institute.


Support Systems for Rural Homeless Youth

DHHS. Administration for Children and Families. Family and Youth Service Bureau.

"The special project focuses on improving coordination of services and creating additional supports for rural youth to improve their circumstances and to enhance connections..."


National Resource Center for American Indians, Alaska Natives and Native Hawaiian Elders

DHHS. Administration on Aging. University of Alaska Anchorage and the Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium.


AgingStats.Gov

Federal Interagency Forum on Aging-Related Statistics.


Rural Population and Migration

USDA. Economic Research Service.


Data Sources for Research in Aging

University of Wisconsin-Madison.  Center for Demography of Health and Aging.


Population Dynamics Are Changing the Profile of Rural Areas

USDA. Economic Research Service.

From Amber Waves, April 2007


Indian Pow Wow dancing in Minnesota Native Americans

USDA. NAL. Rural Information Center.

Contains links to Native American organizations, planning tools, case studies, funding programs, federal, state and local contacts, statistical data and online publications.


Poverty

DOC. United States Census Bureau.