Region Focus

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 JobsWork Force
Education
Online
Population
Technology
in Schools
Broadband
Use
VA  3MD  1MD  5SC  10MD  11
MD  5VA  3VA  15WV  12VA  25
NC  16NC  29SC  44VA  14NC  33
SC  43SC  39NC  45MD  42WV  50
WV  45WV  50WV  46NC  44WV  50
Source: "The 2002 State New Economy Index," Progressive Policy Institute
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