Arizona census statistical areas

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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 December 1, 2009, the Office of Management and Budget defined 1067 statistical areas for the United States,[4] including six metropolitan statistical areas and four micropolitan statistical areas in the State of Arizona. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 15 counties of Arizona.

An enlargeable map of the 15 counties of the State of Arizona

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The table below describes the 11 United States statistical areas and 15 counties of the State of Arizona with the following information:

  1. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[5] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CBSA population as of the 2010 Census [6]
  3. The county name.
  4. The county population as of the 2010 Census, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.
The 10 United States statistical areas and 15 counties of the State of Arizona

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Population Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Population County 2010 Population
none Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ MSA 4,192,887 Maricopa County, Arizona 3,817,117
Pinal County, Arizona 375,770
Las Vegas-Henderson, NV-AZ CSA 2,195,401 Lake Havasu City-Kingman, AZ MSA 200,186 Mohave County, Arizona 200,186
Tucson-Nogales, AZ CSA 1,027,683 Tucson, AZ MSA 980,263 Pima County, Arizona 980,263
Nogales, AZ μSA 47,420 Santa Cruz County, Arizona 47,420
none Prescott, AZ MSA 211,033 Yavapai County, Arizona 211,033
Yuma, AZ MSA 195,751 Yuma County, Arizona 195,751
Flagstaff, AZ MSA 134,421 Coconino County, Arizona 134,421
Sierra Vista-Douglas, AZ MSA 131,346 Cochise County, Arizona 131,346
Show Low, AZ μSA 107,449 Navajo County, Arizona 107,449
Payson, AZ μSA 53,597 Gila County, Arizona 53,597
Safford, AZ μSA 45,657 Graham County, Arizona 37,220
Greenlee County, Arizona 8,437
none Apache County, Arizona 71,518
La Paz County, Arizona 20,489
State of Arizona 6,392,017

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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 "OMB Bulletin No. 10-02: Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses". United States Office of Management and Budget. December 1, 2009. Retrieved August 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ 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.
  6. ^ "Population Change for Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas in the United States and Puerto Rico (February 2013 Delineations): 2000 to 2010" (XLS). United States Census, 2010. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 2013. Retrieved March 14, 2013. 

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