USA: Rural population, percent of total population: For that indicator, The World Bank provides data for the USA from 1960 to 2016. The average value for the USA during that period was 23.94 percent with a minumum of 18.21 percent in 2016 and a maximum of 30 percent in 1960. See the global rankings for that indicator or use the country comparator to compare trends over time.
Definition: Rural population refers to people living in rural areas as defined by national statistical offices. It is calculated as the difference between total population and urban population.