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Rural Sociology

Tips, techniques & links to help you find answers for your research papers & projects


Here are links to some comprehensive statistical sites, mostly from the U.S. government:

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Click here for a guide to everything you ever wanted to know about census data from MU Libraries and the U.S. Census Bureau.