Urban-Rural Classification

This indicator reports the National Center for Health Statistics (NCHS) Urban-Rural Classification Scheme for Counties, where 1 indicates the most urban counties and 6 indicates the most rural counties.


This indicator is part of the Community Indicator Library, a project that originated with IP3 ASSESS, the Institute for People, Place, and Possibility's web-based data solution designed and built for changemakers using data to advance equitable well-being in communities around the Nation. Learn how to access data for your community with IP3 ASSESS.

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Rural Communities

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Urban Communities