This issue brief describes how the census is conducted in rural areas, identifies some of the most difficult rural areas to count, and highlights what organizations are doing to ensure a more accurate census count in rural America. It also points out that undercounting by the census can lead to communities not receiving a fair share of federal funding.
National Issue Brief No. 12
Durham, N.H. : Carsey Institute, University of New Hampshire
O'Hare, William P., "Rural areas risk being overlooked in 2010 Census" (2010). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. Paper 96.
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