WASHINGTON, May 23, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For the first time, U.S. rural counties as a whole are losing population. Find out more on Friday, May 24, 2013, at approximately 9:15 a.m. EDT as John Cromartie, geographer in the Economic Research Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture, discusses statistics about changes in rural and small town America. Each Friday, C-SPAN's "America by the Numbers" segment features information from the federal statistical system. The program highlights the trends and allows the public to call in or email their views. More information on previous C-SPAN programs is available at http://www.census.gov/newsroom/cspan/.