What is the most important reason why you choose to live in your local community?
Open-ended question. No other issues were mentioned by more than 10 percent of rural Americans.
Source: NPR/Robert Wood Johnson Foundation/Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health “Life in Rural America” survey of 1,300 adults living in the rural United States, conducted June 6-Aug. 4. The margin of error for the full sample is +/- 3.6 percentage points. Most common responses shown.