Region Focus

2003

 

Winter 2003

Going the Extra Mile

Broadband Internet Comes to Rural Areas in the Fifth District
By Michael Steinberger


New Economy Index — How Does the District Rate?

National Rankings of Fifth District States on Various High-Tech Measures
IT Jobs Work Force
Education
Online
Population
Technology
in Schools
Broadband
Use
VA  3 MD  1 MD  5 SC  10 MD  11
MD  5 VA  3 VA  15 WV  12 VA  25
NC  16 NC  29 SC  44 VA  14 NC  33
SC  43 SC  39 NC  45 MD  42 WV  50
WV  45 WV  50 WV  46 NC  44 WV  50
Source: "The 2002 State New Economy Index," Progressive Policy Institute
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