Tags: Wealth Creation
Client Name: Ford Foundation
Resource Type: Report
Author Org: Rural Policy Research Institute
Author: Kathy Miller
This paper assesses the prosperity of Central Appalachian counties. The assessment compares the prosperity levels of Central Appalachian counties to each other, to themselves over time, and to the region and the country as a whole, using measures that include poverty rate, unemployment rate, high school dropout rate, housing conditions, homeownership, entrepreneurship, access to health care, and educational attainment.