Alabama statistical areas

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An enlargeable map of the 67 counties of the State of Alabama

The statistical areas of the United States of America comprise the metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs),[1] the micropolitan statistical areas (μSAs),[2] and the combined statistical areas (CSAs)[3] currently defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB).

Most recently on February 28, 2013, the Office of Management and Budget defined 1098 statistical areas for the United States,[4] including 5 combined statistical areas, 12 metropolitan statistical areas, and 10 micropolitan statistical areas in the State of Alabama. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 67 counties of Alabama.

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The table below describes the 27 United States statistical areas and 67 counties of the State of Alabama with the following information:[5]

  1. The combined statistical area (CSA) as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CSA population as of the 2010 US Census.[6]
  3. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[7] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  4. The CBSA population as of the 2010 US Census [6]
  5. The county name
  6. The county population as of the 2010 US Census [6]
The 27 United States statistical areas and 67 counties of the State of Alabama

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Population Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Population County 2010 Population
Birmingham-Hoover-Talladega, AL CSA 1,304,283 Birmingham-Hoover, AL MSA 1,130,047 Jefferson County, Alabama 658,466
Shelby County, Alabama 195,085
St. Clair County, Alabama 85,593
Walker County, Alabama 67,023
Blount County, Alabama 57,322
Chilton County, Alabama 43,643
Bibb County, Alabama 22,915
Cullman, AL μSA 80,406 Cullman County, Alabama 80,406
Talladega-Sylacauga, AL μSA 93,830 Coosa County, Alabama 11,539
Talladega County, Alabama 82,291
Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope, AL CSA 595,257 Mobile, AL MSA 412,992 Mobile County, Alabama 412,992
Daphne-Fairhope-Foley, AL μSA 182,265 Baldwin County, Alabama 182,265
Huntsville-Decatur, AL CSA 664,441 Huntsville, AL MSA 417,593 Madison County, Alabama 334,811
Limestone County, Alabama 82,782
Decatur, AL MSA 153,829 Morgan County, Alabama 119,490
Lawrence County, Alabama 34,339
Albertville, AL μSA 93,019 Marshall County, Alabama 93,019
none Montgomery, AL MSA 374,536 Montgomery County, Alabama 229,363
Elmore County, Alabama 79,303
Autauga County, Alabama 54,571
Lowndes County, Alabama 11,299
Dothan-Enterprise-Ozark, AL CSA 245,838 Dothan, AL MSA 145,639 Houston County, Alabama 101,547
Geneva County, Alabama 26,790
Henry County, Alabama 17,302
Enterprise, AL μSA 49,948 Coffee County, Alabama 49,948
Ozark, AL μSA 50,251 Dale County, Alabama 50,251
none Tuscaloosa, AL MSA 230,162 Tuscaloosa County, Alabama 194,656
Hale County, Alabama 15,760
Pickens County, Alabama 19,746
Columbus-Auburn-Opelika, GA-AL CSA 469,327
227,409
Columbus, GA-AL MSA 294,865
52,947
Muscogee County, Georgia 189,885
Russell County, Alabama 52,947
Harris County, Georgia 32,024
Chattahoochee County, Georgia 11,267
Marion County, Georgia 8,742
Auburn-Opelika, AL MSA 140,247 Lee County, Alabama 140,247
Valley, AL μSA 34,215 Chambers County, Alabama 34,215
none Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL MSA 147,137 Lauderdale County, Alabama 92,709
Colbert County, Alabama 54,428
Anniston-Oxford, AL MSA 118,572 Calhoun County, Alabama 118,572
Gadsden, AL MSA 104,430 Etowah County, Alabama 104,430
Scottsboro, AL μSA 53,227 Jackson County, Alabama 53,227
Selma, AL μSA 43,820 Dallas County, Alabama 43,820
Troy, AL μSA 32,899 Pike County, Alabama 32,899
none DeKalb County, Alabama 71,109
Tallapoosa County, Alabama 41,616
Escambia County, Alabama 38,319
Covington County, Alabama 37,765
Franklin County, Alabama 31,704
Marion County, Alabama 30,776
Barbour County, Alabama 27,457
Clarke County, Alabama 25,833
Cherokee County, Alabama 25,989
Winston County, Alabama 24,484
Monroe County, Alabama 23,068
Randolph County, Alabama 22,913
Macon County, Alabama 21,452
Marengo County, Alabama 21,027
Butler County, Alabama 20,947
Pickens County, Alabama 19,746
Fayette County, Alabama 17,241
Washington County, Alabama 17,581
Cleburne County, Alabama 14,972
Choctaw County, Alabama 13,859
Lamar County, Alabama 14,564
Clay County, Alabama 13,932
Crenshaw County, Alabama 13,906
Sumter County, Alabama 13,763
Conecuh County, Alabama 13,228
Wilcox County, Alabama 11,670
Perry County, Alabama 10,591
Bullock County, Alabama 10,914
Greene County, Alabama 9,045
State of Alabama

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  1. ^ The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines a metropolitan statistical area (MSA) as a core based statistical area having at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties.
  2. ^ The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines a micropolitan statistical area (μSA) as a core based statistical area having 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.
  3. ^ The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines a combined statistical area (CSA) as an aggregate of adjacent core based statistical areas that are linked by commuting ties.
  4. ^ a b c OMB BULLETIN NO. 13-01: Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These Areas. Office of Management and Budget. February 28, 2013.
  5. ^ An out-of-state area and its population are displayed in green. An area that extends into more than one state is displayed in teal. A teal population number over a black population number show the total population versus the in-state population.
  6. ^ a b c "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012" (CSV). 2012 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 2013. Retrieved March 17, 2013. 
  7. ^ The United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines a core based statistical area as one or more adjacent counties or county-equivalents having at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000 population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. The core based statistical areas comprise the metropolitan statistical areas and the micropolitan statistical areas.

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