ERIC Number: ED124327
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1976-Mar-29
Reference Count: N/A
Residential Preferences in America: The Growing Desire for Rural Life.
Cosby, Arthur G.; Howard, William G.
Comprised of graphs and tables, this document presents comparisons relative to: national surveys of residential preference in the U.S. from 1948 to 1972; the trend for city preference reported in national Gallup opinion polls since 1966; preferences of blacks and whites for rural residence; preferences for large city residence from the S-81 data set, raw and adjusted estimates; preferences for city residence from national Gallup Poll data, raw S-81 data, and adjusted S-81 data; percent ranking residence high, aspiring to large city residence, expecting large city residence, and differences in the aspirations and expectations for large city residence (black and white comparisons from the S-81 panel data); percent aspiring to rural residence, expecting rural residence, and differences in the aspirations and expectations for rural residence (black and white comparisons from the S-81 panel data); attitudinal profiles for residential aspirations in the S-81 panel data (black and white data); changes in rural aspirations and expectations from the S-81 historical data (comparisons of male and female blacks and whites from Texas and South Carolina); the significance of proximity of an urban center in the preference of rural residence (black and whites S-81 historical data from South Carolina). (JC)
Publication Type: Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: Cooperative State Research Service (USDA), Washington, DC.
Authoring Institution: Texas A and M Univ., College Station. Texas Agricultural Experiment Station.
Identifiers - Location: South Carolina; Texas