micropolitan statistical area


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micropolitan statistical area

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A micropolitan statistical area includes one main urban center with a population of at least 10,000 but fewer than 50,000 people, at least one county and all designated hamlets, villages and townships.
Sussex County had been part of the Seaford, DE, micropolitan statistical area. But its growth of 40,000 between 2000 and 2010 warranted another look at its OMB status.
The list was determined by using census data to calculate the population growth between 2007 and 2010 for every Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) with fewer than 100,000 people.
CI, confidence interval; MSA, metropolitan or micropolitan statistical area. Table 2: Inflation-Adjusted (2006 dollar) Charges and Expenditures on Chiropractic Care among Chiropractic Adult ([greater than or equal to] 18 Years) Patients and Office-Based Physician Service Charges and Expenditures among Adults Who Visited a Medical Physician in 1997 and 2006 Mean or Total (95% CI) 1997 Chiropractic Medical Care * Physician Care ([dagger]) Total U.S.
Census Bureau of 2003, the definition of rural or "Micropolitan Statistical Area" ** is:
Micropolitan Statistical Area: A region containing at least one urban area with a population of 10,000 to 50,000.
([paragraph]) The three classification levels for counties were 1) metropolitan: part of a metropolitan statistical area 2) micropolitan: part of a micropolitan statistical area (has an urban cluster of [greater than or equal to] 10,000 but <50,000 population); and 3) noncore: not part of a metropolitan or micropolitan statistical area.
Population categories are based on the December 2003 Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Area standards established by the Office of Management and Budget.
After Census 2000, OMB introduced a second type of CBSA, the Micropolitan Statistical Area, to encompass more of the United States.
Since the drafting of this report, one new micropolitan area has been designated by the Office of Management and Budget-Show Low, Arizona, Micropolitan Statistical Area. The analysis in this report does not reflect this change.
Following the 2000 Census, Concord, together with all of Merrimack County, was designated the Concord micropolitan statistical area; micropolitan area is a new term representing smaller urban areas (population of 10,000 to 50,000) and their surrounding suburban areas.