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  NationMaster - Encyclopedia: List of metropolitan areas by population
Metropolitan area in Western Tokyo as seen from Tokyo Tower A metropolitan area is a large population center consisting of a large city and its adjacent zone of influence, or of several neighboring cities or towns and adjoining areas, with one or more large cities serving as its hub or...
The Bangkok Metropolitan Area (Thai:) is the urban area of Bangkok, Thailand and its surrounding provinces.
The Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta metropolitan area, always referred to as Metro Atlanta or the Metro area in Georgia, is the ninth-largest metropolitan area in the United States and consists of 28 counties in Georgia.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/List-of-metropolitan-areas-by-population   (3661 words)

  Talk:List of United States metropolitan statistical areas by population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
That Spotsylvania County, Virginia is, by all definitions, within the "Washington-Arlington-Alexandria Metropolitan Statistical Area" is essentially absurd if it is meant to be a statement of anything besides the fact that this is how OMB defines it.
I agree Catsonmars, the United States metropolitan area article needs heavy modification it essentially copied the list of "MSA" while under the name of "Metropolitan Area" which is very misleading.
There is the Combined Statistical Area article where the metropolitan areas with sufficient cross-commuting are combined into a larger area.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Talk:List_of_United_States_metropolitan_statistical_areas_by_population   (1381 words)

 List of United States metropolitan statistical areas by population - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The following is a list (by population) of all Metropolitan Statistical Areas as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Population estimates are current as of July 1, 2004.
Several of these areas extend into Canada or Mexico but are not recognized by the US Census Bureau; population figures do not include sections of cross-border metropolitan areas outside of the United States.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_United_States_metropolitan_statistical_areas_by_population   (246 words)

 The Ultimate United States metropolitan area - American History Information Guide and Reference
In the United States, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) has produced a formal definition of metropolitan areas, which are organized around county boundaries.
As of February 2005, there is now an additional classification, that of a “Metropolitan Division.” The term Metropolitan Division is used to refer to a county or group of counties within a Metropolitan Statistical Area that has a population core of at least 2.5 million.
While a Metropolitan Division is a subdivision of a larger Metropolitan Statistical Area, it often functions as a distinct social, economic, and cultural area within the larger region.
www.historymania.com /american_history/United_States_metropolitan_areas   (392 words)

 Center for Immigration Studies
Because all children born in the United States to immigrants are by definition natives, the sole reason for the dramatic increase in the immigrant population is new immigration.
If we compare the population growth figures to the number of immigrants who arrived in the 1990s, it is clear that immigration has played a very large role in growing the population of all six metro areas.
Population Reference Bureau, Washington, D.C. In contrast to the decennial census and the March 2000 population projection, which are the basis for the population growth figure found in Table 2, the CPS is designed to measure only the civilian non-institutionalized population.
www.cis.org /articles/2001/back101.html   (7191 words)

 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Measuring Rurality: What is a micropolitan area?
As with metro areas, outlying counties are included if commuting to the central county is 25 percent or higher, or if 25 percent of the employment in the outlying county is made up of commuters from the central county.
However, the population in noncore counties grew by 7.9 percent during the 1990s, compared with a growth rate of 9.9 percent in micro areas and 14 percent in metro areas.
Download an Excel file with a list of the current metropolitan and micropolitan areas by county.
www.ers.usda.gov /Briefing/Rurality/MicropolitanAreas   (420 words)

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POP60 is the population of the metropolitan area in 1960 from U.S. Bureau of the Census (1995).
POP70 is the population of the metropolitan area in 1970 from U.S. Bureau of the Census (1995).
POP80 is the population of the metropolitan area in 1980 from U.S. Bureau of the Census (1995).
geode.usgs.gov /ftp/rocky4/metropop.met   (905 words)

 Census Bureau to Track Both Metro and 'Micropolitan' Areas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Since the 1950s, the OMB has defined a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as an urban core of at least 50,000 people, the county in which it is located, and adjacent counties linked by commuting.
Metropolitan and micropolitan areas are known together as "core based statistical areas." Only 7 percent live in counties not linked to any urban area or urban cluster, termed "outside core based statistical areas."
An outlying county is economically tied to a metropolitan or micropolitan area when 25 percent of its residents work in the central city or, conversely, when 25 percent of the jobs in the outlying county are filled by workers from the central county or counties.
www.prb.org /Template.cfm?Section=PRB&template=/ContentManagement/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=8836   (541 words)

 Southwest Penetration of the Top 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
A Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) is defined as a large population nucleus together or combined with adjacent communities that have a high degree of social and economic integration with that core and usually comprise of one or more entire counties.
The listings of the top 100 Metropolitan Statistical Areas and their populations was collected from two different sources, based on year 2000 and year 2002 census data, and entered into spreadsheets.
This area is not flown to directly by the airline, however this is a metropolitan area and is served by Southwest through Hartford, Connecticut, less than a 100 miles away.
www.erau.edu /research/BA590/chapters/ch5.htm   (1797 words)

 List of United States cities by population information - Search.com
This is a list of the 100 largest incorporated cities in the United States (including Puerto Rico), based on the United States Census Bureau's 2004 population estimates.
These figures are lower than the populations of metropolitan areas, the primary meaning of "city" in many parts of the world.
The United States has dozens of major cities, including 11 of the 55 global cities of all types—with three "alpha" global cities: New York, Los Angeles, and Chicago.
www.search.com /reference/List_of_United_States_cities_by_population   (351 words)

 Bureau of Justice Statistics Publications Alphabetical Listing
Crime and Justice in the United States and in England and Wales, 1981-96, 10/98.
Prevalence of Imprisonment in the U.S. Population, 1974-2001, 08/03.
Probation and Parole in the United States, 2005, 11/06.
www.ojp.usdoj.gov /bjs/pubalp2.htm   (9777 words)

 Technical Notes | Cases of HIV Infection and AIDS in the United States, 2004 | Reports | Statistics and Surveillance | ...
Although completeness of reporting of AIDS cases to state and local health departments differs by geographic region and patient population, studies conducted by state and local health departments indicate that the reporting of AIDS cases in most areas of the United States is more than 85% complete [10, 11, 12, 13].
Population denominators used to compute these rates for the 50 states and the District of Columbia were based on official postcensus estimates for 2004 from the U.S. Census Bureau [24] and bridged-race estimates for 2003 obtained from the National Center for Health Statistics [25].
Prevalence of HIV infection in the United States, 1984 to 1992.
www.cdc.gov /hiv/topics/surveillance/resources/reports/2004report/technicalnotes.htm   (3868 words)

 WSU Stewart Library - Research Guide: Finding Statistics
Each state section contains: a brief history of the formation of the state; a breakdown of urban and rural population from the earliest census to the present; current and historical population totals for all counties and incorporated places of 10,000 or more; and 1990 population totals for county subdivisions and places in the United States.
United States Historical Census Browser (1790-1960) From the University of Virginia which presents data on the people and the economy of the United States from 1700 to 1960.
State and County Data Profiles This includes the standard data set containing population, employment, personal income, and building permits for 1980 through 1999, a written description of the basic demographic and economic characteristics of each of Utah's counties.
library.weber.edu /ref/government/statisticsguide.cfm   (3247 words)

 NICB   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
For each Zip Code which is part of a metropolitan area this file identifies the CBSA code in which the Zip Code occurs.
The United State Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas according to published standards that are applied to Census Bureau data.
County population estimates are produced with a component of population change method, while the state population estimates are solely the sum of the county populations.
www.nicb.org /public/newsroom/hotspots/msastats.cfm   (538 words)

 List of United States metropolitan statistical areas by population information - Search.com
The following is a list (by population) of all Metropolitan Statistical Areas as defined by the United States Census Bureau.
Population estimates are current as of July 1, 2004.
Several of these areas extend into Canada or Mexico but are not recognized by the US Census Bureau; population figures do not include sections of cross-border metropolitan areas outside of the United States.
www.search.com /reference/List_of_United_States_metropolitan_statistical_areas_by_population   (254 words)

 NTIS Best Sellers - NTIS Products
The DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Manuals are intended to facilitate planning and implementation of the DWI Detection and Standardized Field Sobriety Testing Course.
The State and Metropolitan Area Data Book 2006 is the highly respected companion report to the Census Bureau's Statistical Abstract of the United States.
While the Statistical Abstract provides general social, political, and economic data for the U.S. as a whole, the SMA Data Book contains similar information, but focuses on the local areas -- States, metropolitan areas, and micropolitan areas of the United States.
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 New Standards and Geographic Definitions for Metropolitan Statistical Areas
In June 2003, the OMB announced the official list of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas, based on population and worker commuting data reported in the 2000 Census.
Under the 2000 standards, Metropolitan Statistical Areas are defined as having a central county or counties with an urbanized area of at least 50,000 people, plus adjacent outlying counties having a high degree of economic integration with the central county, as measured through worker commuting ties.
These are areas with a central county or counties and an urban cluster of 10,000-49,999 people, plus adjacent counties having a high degree of economic and social integration as measured through worker commuting.
lmi.ides.state.il.us /lmr/winter_2004/New_standards_reinhold.htm   (679 words)

 Demographics, Consumer
Population and housing demographics from the 2000 U.S. Census of Population.
Statistical tables also provide census figures and estimates for retail sales, population, income, number of households, number of farms, and value of farm products for each city and each county.
It is a standard summary of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.
www.library.kent.edu /page/10941   (535 words)

 ERS/USDA Briefing Room - Measuring Rurality
Rural-Urban Continuum Codes—Classifies U.S. counties by urbanization and nearness to a metropolitan area.
Population Interaction Zones for Agriculture (PIZA)—These indexes measure the degree of influence that nearby urban-related population exerts on agricultural land.
State Fact Sheets—State Fact Sheets provide information on population, per-capita income, earnings per job, poverty, number of jobs, unemployment rate, percent employment change, farm and farm-related jobs, top export commodities, farm characteristics, and farm financial indicators.
www.ers.usda.gov /briefing/rurality   (807 words)

 New Area Sample Selected for the National Compensation Survey
A Micropolitan Statistical Area has at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core, as measured by commuting ties.
Under the 2000 area definitions, OMB no longer refers to counties outside of a metropolitan area as "nonmetropolitan." Any county not included in a metropolitan or micropolitan area is considered a county outside of a Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA).
After the certainty areas were identified, the remaining number of sample areas were allocated approximately proportional to total employment across the Metropolitan Areas, Micropolitan Areas, and Outside-CBSA County Clusters by nine census divisions.
www.bls.gov /opub/cwc/cm20050318ar01p1.htm   (1490 words)

 U.S. Demographic Research - Public Documents & Maps
1990/2000 Resident Population of the U.S., the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico
The North Carolina State Data Center (SDC) is a consortium of state and local agencies that provides the public with data about the state and its component geographic areas.
The microfilm collection at the North Carolina State Archives in Raleigh (http://www.ah.dcr.state.nc.us/sections/archives/) includes all Federal Decennial Census schedules for North Carolina from 1790 to 1920 (1890 was destroyed by fire) and other states through 1880.
docs.lib.duke.edu /federal/guides/us_demographic.html   (2379 words)

 Census Guide
A statistical subdivision of a metropolitan area with an average of 4,000 inhabitants.
One volume for each state with statistics on and cross-classified by age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, household relationship, and group quarters residence for counties and places of 1,000 or more.
Separate state reports provide population and housing unit counts as well as summary statistics on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, household relationship, units in structure, value and rent, number of ro oms, tenure and vacancy characteristics for states, counties and local governments.
www.lib.umich.edu /govdocs/cenguide.html   (3272 words)

 Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States] Series
First Count Summary Files contain about 400 cells of final complete-count population and housing data, summarized in File A for enumeration districts or blockgroups, and in File B for states, counties, minor civil divisions (MCDs) or census county divisions (CCDs), places, and congressional districts.
They provide a listing of state, county, and area or place names corresponding to numerical identification codes used on the summary tapes.
Each housing unit record is followed by a variable number of person records, one for each member of the household or none if a unit is vacant.
webapp.icpsr.umich.edu /cocoon/NACDA-SERIES/00014.xml   (706 words)

 Publication of CES estimates based on Census 2000 statistical area designations
New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs) also are defined as an alternative to the county-based metropolitan and micropolitan areas in the 6 New England states.
NECTA definitions for metropolitan areas in the New England states (Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, Rhode Island, and Vermont).
Employment estimates are not made for micropolitan and combined statistical areas because the CES sample cannot support estimates at those levels.
www.bls.gov /sae/saemsa.htm   (510 words)

 State Major Program FL113   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Rapid population growth has changed the state from a largely rural state to one of the most highly urbanized in the country; 85% of Florida's population is now urban, compared to 76% nationally, making it ninth most urbanized in the country.
Using population projections and data from aerial photography and satellite imagery, it is estimated that 130,000 acres per year will be converted from rural to urban uses between 2000 and 2020.
About 90% of the state's native longleaf pine forests have disappeared and almost 20% of the state's animal species are under some sort of protection due to decreasing numbers and a potential threat of extinction.
extensionsmp.ifas.ufl.edu /fl113.htm   (1383 words)

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