Data and research are at the heart of the Rural Center’s work. We believe that from our most remote places to the highest level of state government, unbiased data is critical for building sustainable communities and sound public policy.
Research from the North Carolina Rural Center suggest rural North Carolina has experienced overall population growth in recent years due to COVID-19.
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Written by: Jason Gray, Senior Fellow for Research and PolicyMaps created by: Alfred Garshong, Data Systems Manager 2020 has been a year of profound stress, pain, and loss for North Carolina and the entire nation. In January, the word “COVID-19” was unknown to...