Rural Youth Law and Legal Definition

According to 7 CFR 761.2 [Title 7 – Agriculture, Subtitle B - Regulations of the Department of Agriculture, Chapter VII - Farm Service Agency, Department of Agriculture, Subchapter D - Special Programs, Part 761 - General Program Administration, Subpart A - General Provisions], rural youth is “a person who has reached the age of 10 but has not reached the age of 21 and resides in a rural area or any city or town with a population of 50,000 or fewer people.”