United States of America – Rural depopulation | See rural depopulation.

‘In 1900 around 41% of America’s labour force worked on a farm; now the proportion is below 2%,’ (‘Vorsprung durch Technik’ in The Economist Technology Quarterly – The Future of Agriculture 11th June 2016, p12).

‘Just 19% of Americans lived in rural areas in 2016, down from 25% in 1990 and 36% in 1950,’ (‘The minority majority,’ The Economist, July 14-20th 2018, p22).