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Economically Distressed Counties, Parishes and Burroughs in the United States and the NHS Routes Serving Them


This information is archived data thru 2001. For current data, visit the Demographic Information tab on

Percent Population Loss 1970 - 2000 by County

Percent Unemployment from 1992 - 2001 Showing National Highway System Routes

Percent Unemployment from 1992 - 2001 by County

Percent Population Loss 1970 - 2000 Showing National Highway System Routes

State maps are not scaled.  FHWA does not recommend adoption of these maps as a state policy without appropriate consultation and consideration of state issues.

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Updated: 11/18/2015
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