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.
Standards for defining metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas
. Retrieved January 15, 2007 from http://www.census.gov/population/www/estim ates/00-32997.pdf
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.
On March 27, 2008, the Census Bureau released population estimates for metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas
. The Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) of Sioux Falls, which includes the counties of Minnehaha, McCook, Turner and Lincoln, increased 2.5% between 2006 and 2007, and 21.4% between Census 2000 and 2007.
Metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas
are geographic terms used by the U.S.
Data from the 2005 ACS are available for 761 counties, 436 congressional districts, 602 metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas
, all 50 states, and the District of Columbia.
* The introduction of new Micropolitan Statistical Areas
to recognize smaller communities located outside metropolitan areas.
In their place, the federal Office of Management and Budget has defined 361 metropolitan statistical areas and 573 micropolitan statistical areas
that can be grouped into 123 combined statistical areas.
BEA's economic areas define the relevant regional markets surrounding metropolitan or micropolitan statistical areas
. They consist of one or more economic nodes--metropolitan or micropolitan statistical areas
that serve as regional centers of economic activity--and the surrounding counties that are economically related to the nodes.
The 2000 standards and the latest population update have resulted in five counties being dropped from metropolitan statistical areas, while another 41counties that had been a part of a metropolitan statistical area have had their statistical status changed and are now components of micropolitan statistical areas
. Overall, the 2000 standards have resulted in changes in every state and nationwide statistical coverage has increased.
Provided, that is, that you live in one of the 98 geographical divisions called metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas
(MMSAs) in which at least 500 BRFSS survey responses were obtained in 2002.