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The Metropolitan Statistical Areas Guide provides current definitions for U.S. metropolitan statistical areas as designated by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget based on the latest Census Bureau county-level population estimates. Metropolitan statistical area designations are typically updated annually. The next update will be in 2013. Census 2010 data are tabulated for metros as defined in this document.
The Metropolitan Statistical Areas Guide is a permanent resource developed and maintained by Proximity. Changes made to the Guide will be described in "update summaries." The Guide can be generated/output into different formats including PDF, Word, RTF, and e-Book. Annual editions can be saved in these formats useful for comparing different vintages of metropolitan statistical areas. Contact Proximity for information about acquiring the Metropolitan Statistical Areas Guide in one of these formats.
More than 93-percent of the total U.S. population live in metropolitan areas. Unlike most states and counties, there is a business and demographic/economic synergy that exists within the metro and often interacts with adjacent metros. The demographic/economic makeup of these areas vary widely. This document is focused on tools and resources to analyze metropolitan areas and link your data with secondary data resources for planning and analysis.
Demographic and economic conditions define the relationship of metropolitan areas to others, to non-metropolitan areas, and to the Nation. Demographic and economic forces at work result in the de facto competition among metropolitan areas. Understanding these conditions and forces is key to making successful decisions concerning markets and business development in and among metropolitan areas. Similarly, understanding these conditions and forces is key to making successful decisions to advance programs that benefit
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