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Common Core of Data (CCD)

Table 1.  Number of rural school districts identified by metro-centric and urban-centric locale code systems: School year 2003-04

Regions and states Total
districts
Metro-centric
rural
Urban-centric
rural
Rural
added
Rural
unchanged
Rural
dropped
Net
change
U.S. Total 16,763 8,221 8,315 579 7,736 485 94
 
Northeast 3,483 1,303 1,304 99 1,205 98 1
Connecticut 192 66 69 6 63 3 3
Maine 237 179 178 8 170 9 -1
Massachusetts 381 92 88 11 77 15 -4
New Hampshire 165 107 108 7 101 6 1
New Jersey 645 109 116 16 100 9 7
New York 816 325 314 16 298 27 -11
Pennsylvania 694 191 186 20 166 25 -5
Rhode Island 48 10 12 2 10 0 2
Vermont 305 224 233 13 220 4 9
 
South 3,792 2,019 2,119 248 1,871 148 100
Alabama 133 63 66 6 60 3 3
Arkansas 330 224 234 18 216 8 10
Delaware 33 9 6 1 5 4 -3
District of Columbia 39
Florida 74 26 23 4 19 7 -3
Georgia 198 88 102 25 77 11 14
Kentucky 178 94 92 15 77 17 -2
Louisiana 89 37 36 5 31 6 -1
Maryland 24 8 8 2 6 2 0
Mississippi 163 89 91 13 78 11 2
North Carolina 214 99 106 16 90 9 7
Oklahoma 544 423 420 22 398 25 -3
South Carolina 102 37 43 11 32 5 6
Tennessee 137 71 74 9 65 6 3
Texas 1,255 636 680 65 615 21 44
Virginia 222 79 107 34 73 6 28
West Virginia 57 36 31 2 29 7 -5
 
Midwest 6,303 3,335 3,295 123 3,172 163 -40
Illinois 1,040 389 351 16 335 54 -38
Indiana 329 147 145 9 136 11 -2
Iowa 370 273 263 1 262 11 -10
Kansas 308 221 224 7 217 4 3
Michigan 804 355 353 16 337 18 -2
Minnesota 513 244 255 14 241 3 11
Missouri 533 377 378 11 367 10 1
Nebraska 535 446 439 12 427 19 -7
North Dakota 253 194 195 1 194 0 1
Ohio 988 287 292 23 269 18 5
South Dakota 185 151 149 0 149 2 -2
Wisconsin 445 251 251 13 238 13 0
 
West 3,185 1,564 1,597 109 1,488 76 33
Alaska 55 40 42 2 40 0 2
Arizona 583 156 193 44 149 7 37
California 1,059 403 402 27 375 28 -1
Colorado 186 117 116 5 111 6 -1
Hawaii 1
Idaho 115 75 74 2 72 3 -1
Montana 447 378 373 7 366 12 -5
Nevada 18 6 9 4 5 1 3
New Mexico 89 49 54 5 49 0 5
Oregon 205 115 107 1 106 9 -8
Utah 67 20 19 1 18 2 -1
Washington 301 170 173 11 162 8 3
Wyoming 59 35 35 0 35 0 0
† Not applicable.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics, Common Core of Data (CCD), "Public Elementary/ Secondary School Locale Code File," 2003-04.

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