Legislation and social policy require the U.S. Department of Agriculture, Forest Service to help diversify the economies and improve the well-being of rural America. This document provides county-level information on 12 economic indicators, including economic diversity and recreation dependency, from both national and regional perspectives for States in the East, including all States east of Texas, Oklahoma, Missouri, Iowa, and Minnesota.
United States Department of Agriculture, Forest Service, "Economic Indicator Maps for Rural Development in the East" (1996). Economic Development. Paper 1.