Residents in rural areas that are rich in amenities report a positive outlook about their community strength and civic engagement, with nine out of ten saying they would work together to solve a community problem. However, residents in chronically poor rural communities are less likely to trust, get along with, and help their neighbors.
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Dillon, Michele and Young, Justin R., "Community strength and economic challenge: civic attitudes and community involvement in rural America" (2011). The Carsey School of Public Policy at the Scholars' Repository. 137.
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