Bloomsburg–Berwick metropolitan area

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Location of the Bloomsburg-Berwick Metropolitan Statistical Area in Pennsylvania

The Bloomsburg–Berwick Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), as defined by the United States Census Bureau, is an area consisting of two counties in Pennsylvania, anchored by the town of Bloomsburg and the borough of Berwick. As of the 2010 census, the MSA had a population of 85,562 (though a July 1, 2013 estimate placed the population at 85,338).[1]

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Note: All census-designated places are unincorporated.

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Columbia County[edit]

Montour County[edit]

Combined Statistical Area (CSA)[edit]

The United States Office of Management and Budget[2] has also designated the area the Bloomsburg-Berwick-Sunbury, PA Combined Statistical Area (CSA). As of the 2010 U.S. Census[3] the combined area ranked 8th most populous in the State of Pennsylvania and the 115th most populous in the United States with a population of 264,739.


Map of the Bloomsburg-Berwick-Sunbury, PA Combined Statistical Area (CSA), composed of the following parts:

Counties in Combined Statistical Area[edit]

Demographics[edit]

As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 82,387 people, 32,000 households, and 21,385 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the μSA was 97.38% White, 0.85% African American, 0.13% Native American, 0.69% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.58% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 0.94% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $36,085, and the median income for a family was $43,311. Males had a median income of $31,442 versus $22,707 for females. The per capita income for the μSA was $22,707.

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