Facts and Figures About States With the Highest Percentage of Schools in Rural Communities


Last Updated: August 25, 2010
 

This article appeared in the August 2010 Rural Policy Matters.

Question: Which state has the highest percentage of schools located in rural communities?

Answer: South Dakota (76.9% of schools are located in rural communities), followed by Montana (74.9% of schools are rural); North Dakota (72.1% of schools are rural); Vermont (71.3% of schools are rural); and Maine (67.4% of schools are located in rural communities).

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