Rural: The Rural Center focuses its services on North Carolina's 80 rural counties. Each has an average population density of 250 per square mile or less, according to 2014 U.S. Census population estimates.
Regional City or Suburban Counties: There are 14 counties with average population densities between 250 and 750 people per square mile.
Urban: There are six counties with population densities between 750 and 1,933 people per square mile.
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