population and 12 percent of the wage and salary employment, the nonmetropolitan
portion of the country accounted for just over 9 percent of the nation's earnings in 2016.
The Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System, the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation, and the Office of the Comptroller of the Currency today announced the availability of the 2017 list of distressed or underserved nonmetropolitan
middle-income geographies, where revitalization or stabilization activities are eligible to receive Community Reinvestment Act (CRA) consideration under the community development definition.
But the economic politics of nonmetropolitan
decline should have presented the Democrats with a significant opportunity.
For both years, the rates for motor vehicle traffic deaths were higher in nonmetropolitan
areas than in metropolitan areas.
The percentage of all children aged 10-17 years who did not receive a well-child checkup is down since 2008, but there is a considerable gap between those living in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan
areas, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reported.
In analyzing more than 5,800 cold-related deaths between 2010 and 2013, researchers found that the cold-related death rate in nonmetropolitan
areas of the West was 20.
The data are compiled based on surveys of employers in all industries in metropolitan and nonmetropolitan
areas in all states and the District of Columbia.
Such a shift could help mitigate the disparity in growth rates between metropolitan and nonmetropolitan
areas that has limited the growth potential of community banks, the study notes.
Counties have been designated as rural or urban by one system, as nonmetropolitan
or metropolitan by another and as metropolitan statistical or micropolitan statistical areas by a third.
Counties Outside MSAs--Most nonmetropolitan
counties are composed of unincorporated areas.
8) Compared to their metropolitan counterparts, nonmetropolitan
families are more likely to live in poverty (9) and to face unemployment or under-employment.
Rural areas are disproportionately likely to have persistent high child poverty; 81 percent of counties with persistent child poverty are nonmetropolitan
while only 65 percent of all U.