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A New Portrait of Rural America

by American Communities Project

Politics

Grassroots Blossom Across America, Reshaping Country’s Political Geography

by Lara Putnam and Gabriel Perez-Putnam

Culture

College Towns Morphing into Population Powerhouses, Shifting Political Gravity

by Dante Chinni

Politics

In Pennsylvania’s Exurbs and Urban Suburbs, Political Organizing Has Been Intense Since 2016. What Could It Mean for 2020?

by Lara Putnam

Health

Texans Fighting the Proliferation of E-cigarettes Among Youth

by W. Stephen Love

Health

On Child Well-Being, Colorado Moving Beyond Family Bubble to Village Model

by Hanna Nichols and Patty Boyd

Culture

As Americans Take Vacation, Where Are They Going, and What Are They Doing?

by Ari Pinkus

Economics

Latino Entrepreneurship Taking Hold in the Columbia River Gorge

by Anna Osborn

Economics

How the Ongoing Trade Fights Complicate the Political Map in 2020

by Dante Chinni

Health

In the Heart of the South, a Culture of Wellness Emerges

by Ari Pinkus

Diversity

Carving the Country into Urban and Rural: A Q&A With the U.S. Census

by Megan Jula

Economics

Housing Costs Eat Up Family Budgets — But So Does Vast Inequality

by Shoshanna Levine

Environment

How Recycling Varies by Where You Live

by Megan Jula

Diversity

Out West, a Hispanic Center Wrestles With Defining Equity for Community Health

by Paul Lindberg, Shellie Campbell, Alicia Ramirez, and Suzanne Cross

Economics

Some Rural Communities Feeling Acute Effects of America’s Trade Fights

by Dante Chinni
Vol. 2 September 2019

A New Portrait of Rural America

The American Communities Project uses its data and on-the-ground reporting to explore differences and blow up the mythology of rural America.

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