U.S. GAO - Federal Economic Development Funding (GAO-06-436sp)

Federal Economic Development Funding (GAO-06-436sp)

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Community Facilities Loans and Grants (10.766) obligations in Massachusetts by county and program
Dollars and shares using Rural-Urban Continuum

County Rural-Urban Continuum Category Total Obligations (FY2002-2004)
Barnstable County Urban 10,383,000
Berkshire County Urban 2,000,000
Dukes County Rural 959,400
Essex County Urban 70,000
Franklin County Urban 9,703,720
Hampden County Urban 219,332
Hampshire County Urban 8,755,100
Middlesex County Urban 3,000,000
Norfolk County Urban 2,500,000
Plymouth County Urban 9,867,261
Worcester County Urban 2,947,705

For a more detailed discussion of our scope and methodology and additional details see "Rural Economic Development: More Assurance Is Needed That Grant Funding Information Is Accurately Reported."