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Racial and Ethnic Diversity of Rural Population Grows by Nearly 20%

EDITOR’S NOTE: Over the past decade, the rural population declined by 0.6% but simultaneously became nearly 4 percentage points more diverse. That represents a nearly 20% increase in the portion of rural residents who are members of a racial or ethnic minority. In the following article, excerpted from a report published by the Carsey School […]