Rural young adults, ages 18-24, are more likely to be idle, not in school, the labor force, or the Armed Forces than their urban counterparts. Among rural high school dropouts and racial-ethnic minorities, rates of idleness are even more pronounced.
National Fact Sheet No. 11
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