American Soldiers in Iraq KIA

By Hometown Populations:
Chart courtesy of
Congressman Ike Skelton's office.


Population Range

Total

0 - 1,000

43

1,000 - 10,000

124

10,000 - 20,000

63

20,000 - 30,000

36

30,000 - 40,000

23

40,000 - 50,000

20

50,000 - 60,000

20

60,000 - 70,000

9

70,000 - 80,000

10

80,000 - 90,000

9

80,000 - 90,000

6

80,000 - 90,000

9

90,000 - 100,000

6

100,000 - above

156

Total

519


Rural Population 0 - 20,000 :
44.3% of all soldiers killed
during Operation Iraqi Freedom *


*Information as of February 5, 2004

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By Metro vs. Non-Metro Counties:
Chart courtesy of Robert Cushing and the Austin American Statesman.

Year

Month

Non-Metro Counties

Metro Counties

Total

Non-Metro

2003

March

11

54

65

17%

April

15

58

73

21%

May

13

24

37

35%

June

10

20

30

33%

July

16

31

47

34%

August

11

24

35

31%

Sept.

13

18

31

42%

Oct.

12

31

43

28%

Nov.

24

58

82

29%

Dec.

15

25

40

38%

2004

Jan.

16

31

47

34%

Feb.

6

14

20

30%

March

14

36

50

28%

Total

176

424

600

29%


By contrast, 19% of the population 18-55 years of age live in 2,396 non-metro counties, and 81% live in 836 metro counties.