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

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

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Small Business Loans (59.012) obligations in Massachusetts by county and program
Dollars and shares using Dominant RUCA

County Dominant RUCA Category Total Obligations (FY2002-2004)
Barnstable County Urban 21,332,436
Berkshire County Urban 11,884,560
Bristol County Urban 42,383,676
Dukes County Rural 830,195
Essex County Urban 57,717,477
Franklin County Rural 5,880,200
Hampden County Urban 25,644,726
Hampshire County Urban 11,670,943
Middlesex County Urban 110,006,886
Nantucket County Rural 2,025,000
Norfolk County Urban 53,158,575
Plymouth County Urban 43,113,233
Suffolk County Urban 47,426,204
Worcester County Urban 45,998,618

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."