New data in September
1,713 counties with county governments received more than $500 million in PILT funding in FY2019.
In FY2018, 657 counties with county governments received more than $262.4 million in Secure Rural Schools (SRS) funding.
|Public Elementary & Secondary Schools
More than 2.9 million elementary and secondary school teachers were engaged in classroom instruction in the 2016–17 school year in public schools in counties across the nation.*
|Colleges & Universities
During the 2016–17 school year, there were over 25.6 million students enrolled in postsecondary institutions located in our nation’s counties.
In 2017, more than 166 million registered users visited public libraries over 1.3 billion times.
*This is the number of Full-Time Equivalent (FTE) teachers working in all the school districts located in counties across the nation.
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