ERIC Number: EJ502031
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1994
Reference Count: 0
Demographic Trends in Nonmetropolitan America.
Journal of Research in Rural Education, v10 n3 p149-60 Win 1994
Reviews nonmetropolitan regional demographic trends of the 1980s including population change, age distribution, migration by county type and age, effect of metropolitan proximity, changes in income and poverty, minority population, educational attainment, numbers of rural schools and school districts, and district enrollment. Suggests that nonmetropolitan America has become more heterogenous, with nonmetro schools confronting widely different local environmental effects. (SV)
Descriptors: Counties, Diversity (Institutional), Educational Attainment, Elementary Secondary Education, Migration, Minority Groups, Nonmetropolitan Areas, Population Trends, Poverty, Regional Characteristics, Rural Population, Rural Schools, Rural Urban Differences, School Demography, School Districts
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Theme issue title: Implications of Recent Changes in Nonmetropolitan America.