Rural Economy and Population

January 31, 2017

Releases for the week of: January 23, 2017 to January 27, 2017
New from USDA’s Economic Research Service

Federal Tax Issues
ERS research focuses on the most important features of Federal tax law and how they affect farmers and the broader rural economy. This release updates information on Federal tax policy issues and Federal estate taxes.

State Fact Sheets
The ERS State Fact Sheets provide information on population, income, poverty, food security, education, employment, organic agriculture, farm characteristics, farm financial indicators, top commodities, and agricultural exports. Data are available for all States, and for metro/nonmetro breakouts within States. Links to county-level data are provided where available. With this release, statistics on poverty, educational attainment, per capita income, and earnings per job have been updated with the latest available data.