Maps

Snapshots of Rural Data

Rural America is a vast and diverse place, with a character all its own. This page includes infographics from Rural Voices Magazine and HAC’s publications which tell a small story in data about a particular slice of rural America.

Duty to Serve Infographic

Duty to Serve in Rural America

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The Duty to Serve program requires the GSEs to help direct investment toward vulnerable people and places. How does that impact rural areas?

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The Demographics of Rural America

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Learn a little bit more about the people of rural America who make up roughly one fifth of the US population.

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The Community Reinvestment Act in Rural America

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The Community Reinvestment Act (CRA), adopted in 1977, has been a boon to urban community development. How does it work in rural areas?

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Homeownership in Rural America

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Rates of homeownership in rural areas are generally higher than in urban areas, but many still face challenges.

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The Digital Divide in Rural America

Broadband internet access and adoption in rural areas lags behind that of metropolitan areas.

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Fair Housing in Rural America – By the Numbers

This infographic reveals trends in rural fair housing complaints as reported from HUD’s FHEO filed cases data, including a look at the number of complaints per year, geography, and the most prevalent complaints by county.

American and Alaska Native (AIAN) Communities at a Glance Infographic

American and Alaska Native (AIAN) Communities at a Glance

A look at the geographic distribution and unique mortgage lending experiences of American and Alaska Native Communities.

Ruralities: The Changing Face of Rural America

Ruralities: The Changing Face of Rural America

A set of maps demonstrate the ways rural America’s demographics and housing are changing.

The Complicated Picture of Rural Homelessness

The Complicated (& largely unknown) Picture of Rural Homelessness (Infographic)

It is often difficult to quantify the number of homeless people who live in rural areas. Here is a look at some of the information we know about this vulnerable population.

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Celebrating 50 Years of helping families help themselves.(8.5″ X 11″ printable pdf)

Celebrating 50 Years of helping families help themselves.(25.5″ X 11″ original document)

Celebrate the accomplishments of USDA’s Self-Help housing program during the 50 years since its founding.

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Mortgage Lending and Access in Rural America

Rural communities have different experiences when it comes to accessing and using mortgage markets. This infographic provides a window into some of those experiences.

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Poverty in Rural America

Approximately 45 million Americans, or 15 percent of the population, had incomes below the official poverty rate in 2012. In rural America, the poverty rate is above 17 percent with more than 10 million people living in poverty.

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The housing crisis and its wake in rural America– (Interactive Prezi)

What was the impact of the housing crisis in rural America?

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Children & Youth in Rural America – (Interactive Prezi)

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MAP – A Demographic Portrait of Seniors in Rural America