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    Addressing social, economic, and resource challenges in the state of Vermont

The Center for Rural Studies (CRS) addresses social, economic, and resource challenges through applied research, program evaluation and community data & indicators.

CRS is a non-profit, fee-for-service research and resource center and is also home to Vermont's Census State Data Center.

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Vermont State Data Center

The Vermont State Data Center provides training and technical assistance in accessing and using Census data for research, administration, planning and decision making.

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Areas of Expertise

CRS brings a wide range of expertise to support your organization or community.  

Vermonter Poll

The Vermonter Poll is an annual, statewide survey collecting Vermonters' opinions and attitudes on a range of subjects.