metropolitan statistical area


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metropolitan statistical area

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Norwich-New London, CT Metropolitan Statistical Area
The metropolitan statistical area measured included Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, which consists of Barrow, Bartow, Butts, Carroll, Cherokee, Clayton, Cobb, Coweta, Dawson, De Kalb, Douglas, Fayette, Forsyth, Fulton, Gwinnett, Haralson, Heard, Henry, Jasper, Lamar, Meriwether, Newton, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Rockdale, Spalding and Walton in Georgia.
When combined with Metropolitan Statistical Areas, the OMB's reach of statistical areas is doubled and encompasses 93 percent of the U.
This demonstrates the fact that the rural worker is injured in disproportionately larger numbers than the urban worker, since the majority of the Alabama population (64%) lives in a metropolitan statistical area (Bureau of the Census, 1986).
However, if an area has more than 1 million residents and meets other criteria, it is classified as a "consolidated metropolitan statistical area" (CMSA), which consists of two or more primary metropolitan statistical areas (PMSA's).
The metropolitan statistical area measured included Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, which consists of Bucks, Burlington, Camden, Cecil, Chester, Delaware, Gloucester, Montgomery, New Castle, Philadelphia and Salem in Delaware, Maryland, New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
9 percent of the United States population in Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs), 84.
In conclusion, the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston's study of mortgage lending patterns in the Boston metropolitan statistical area shows that the large disparities in denial rates revealed by the HMDA date are partially attributable have the fact that black and Hispanic applicants have greater debt burdens, higher loan-too-value ratios, weaker credit histories, and other economic characteristics that lenders view with disfavor.
Technically, the OMB eliminated Long Island's designation as a Primary Metropolitan Statistical Area (PMSA).
14 Estimated United States Market for Household Furniture by Metropolitan Statistical Area in 2005.
The Rating Outlook is Stable based on the historical resiliency of traffic and the overall economic stability of the Richmond metropolitan statistical area.

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