Fact and Figures About the Percentage of Rural Districts in the U.S.

Last Updated: June 27, 2014

Question: Rural school districts make up what percentage of all U.S. school districts? 

Answer: Nearly half (49.9%) of all schools districts in the U.S. are rural. 

Source: Why Rural Matters 2013-14.

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