Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa on June 19, 1974 · Page 7
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Carrol Daily Times Herald from Carroll, Iowa · Page 7

Carroll, Iowa
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Wednesday, June 19, 1974
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Educational Level High for Rural lowans OMAHA, Neb. (AP)—Rural residents in Nebraska and Iowa are better educated than the rural population nationwide, a Department of Agriculture sociologist said Tuesday. David L. Brown, of the department's Economic Research Service in Washington, commented on 1970 census figures that show only slight differences in educational levels between rural and urban areas of the two states. The statistics also indicate that rural education in both states made dramatic strides in the 1960's and that rural education levels in the states apparently are equal to or better than any area of the country. Iowa and Nebraska show up much better, for example, BALK'S EVERYTHING PHOTOGRAPHIC Carroll, Iowa than the North Central region as a whole. That area, which includes states from Ohio west to Kansas, Nebraska and the Dakotas, had 10.1 median years of schooling for all rural residents, while Nebraska rural residents alone had 12 years or more. Even the highest rural areas, the Northeast and West regions, only reached about 12 years of education, Brown said. The Nebraska and Iowa statistics are even more remarkable becuase of the age factor, Brown said, which generally dictates that older people have less education. The average age of rural residents is almost six years higher than the state's urban residents, he said. "We would expect just on the basis of age there would be lower educational attainment in the rural areas." He said the difference be- llliiiois Youth Visits Reiters WALL LAKE — Mr. and Mrs. John Silberbauer and family of Roselle, 111., spent the weekend in the Harvey Re iter home. Derek Silberbauer is spending two weeks in the Reiter home. Mrs. Wes Cook, Trudy and Angela left Sunday for Ellsworth, Ma., where they were called due to the serious illness of Mrs. Cook's father. Mardon Dunbar. Greg Galvin of Alta is spending this week with his grandparents, Mr. and Mrs. - Lee Willhoite. Mrs. Gladys Hawks returned home Friday after spending a week in the Gary Olsen home at Omaha. Jennifer Scott underwent surgery on Friday at Methodist hospital in Omaha and is progressing vpry well. Times Herald, Carroll, la. «v Wednesday, June 19, 1974 / tween percentages of urban and rural high school graduates was negligible and attributed the slight difference in total educational level to post high school education, where urban residents fare significantly better. Based on 1970 figures, rural education nationwide is a year or more behind urban. The urban median is 12.2 years, compared to 11.2 in rural non-farm areas and 10.7 in farm areas. In 1960 the difference was more pronounced; 12.2 years for urban to 10.6 for all rural. In Nebraska, both rural and urban education are above national figures. The median for urban education is 12.4 years; rural farm is 12.1 and rural nonfarm 12.0. Nebraska's 1960 figures show little increase in urban education levels, but a big jump in rural education of almost two years, from 10.4 years for both kinds of rural areas. Overall, the state had an increase of from 11.6 to 12.2 years. In Iowa similar changes were noted. Urban education in 1970 was 12.3 years compared to 12.2 for rural. The urban total increased from 11.9 in 1960, and the rural total from 10.4. Education overall rose from 11.3 to 12.2 years. A big improvement in education of urban blacks accounted for much of the small urban increase between 1960 and 1970, Brown said. The urban black educational level went from 9.6 years in 1960 to 11.2 in 1970. Iowa's increase again was similar, from 9.5 years to 10.9. For purposes of the census figures, an urban area is anything larger than 2,500 persons. Brown said his office is working on a more sophisticated breakdown that will divide population figures into nine groups for rural and urban measuring purposes. 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