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Rural Pulse 2016: a snapshot of the concerns, perceptions and priorities of rural Minnesota residents

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Released today, Rural Pulse 2016 is a one-of-a-kind survey, conducted every three years, that provides insight into rural Minnesotans’ perceptions about their communities. Raising up the voices of 1,144 rural and 500 urban residents, this data helps Blandin Foundation, its statewide partners and community leaders in starting and informing conversations that strengthen rural communities.

Key themes this year include:

New this year are a number of special reports that go in-depth on topics important to rural communities (broadband, communities of color, community leaders, Itasca area, and millennials). Data is also grouped by the six geographic regions of Minnesota. Stay tuned as we highlight these reports in the coming weeks.

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