Census Rural America

July 27, 2011 - 3:59 PM
FILE - In Feb. 24, 2011 file photo, the closed Hott Spot Grill, along with a couple of other businesses that remain on Main Street is seen in downtown Hugo, Colo. Rural places account for just 16 percent of the nation's population, the lowest share ever, while metro areas are booming into sprawling megalopolises. (AP Photo/Ed Andrieski, File)