Rural areas trail cities on college degrees

Far more urban residents hold college degrees than do rural Americans – 32 percent vs 18.5 percent, says an article in USDA’s Amber Waves magazine. The urban-rural gap widened by 2 points since 2000, according to Census Bureau data. Rural Americans are slightly more likely to have a two-year associate’s degree than city dwellers, however – 9.2… » Read More

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