micropolitan statistical area


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micropolitan statistical area

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A metropolitan statistical area contains a core urban area with a population of at least 50,000, and a micropolitan statistical area contains an urban core with a population of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000.
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.
Census Bureau metropolitan statistical area, micropolitan statistical area and county population estimates released today.
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.
1 ranking since its designation in 2003 as a micropolitan statistical area.
Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical area total resident population and demographic components of population change (Note: metro and micro areas are composed of one or more whole counties or equivalent entities.
Micropolitan statistical areas, which contain an urban cluster of between 10,000 and 49,999 people, followed a similar pattern, with seven located in or adjacent to the Great Plains among the fastest-growing between 2012 and 2013.
Counties have been designated as rural or urban by one system, as nonmetropolitan or metropolitan by another and as metropolitan statistical or micropolitan statistical areas by a third.
The term Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) is a collective term for both metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas.