Good jobs, access to critical services, strong communities, and a healthy environment – how available are they in rural America
The key to quality of life is the ability to enjoy it. Few doubt that rural areas provide an enormous opportunity for quality of life amenities, but are we able to enjoy them like we should?
According to USDA research, the four key measures to quality of life in rural areas are:
- The availability of good-paying jobs
- Access to critical services, such as education and health care
- Strong communities
- A healthy natural environment