Minorities in Rural America: An Overview of Population Characteristics


Presents an overview of demographic and economic statistics pertaining to rural minority populations and addresses the following questions: Where do rural minorities live? How is the rural minority population distributed across ages and sexes? What is the economic structure of rural, minority communities? What health resources are available in rural, minority communities? Findings pertaining to each minority group are presented in separate chapters. Based on the findings, the authors make several recommendations regarding issues ranging from program participation to infrastructure to research.

Rural and Minority Health Research Center
Janice Probst, Michael Samuels, Kristen Jespersen, Karin Willert, R. Suzanne Swann, Joshua McDuffie