Colorado 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 one combined statistical area, seven metropolitan statistical areas, and seven micropolitan statistical areas in the State of Colorado. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 64 counties of Colorado.

An enlargeable map of the 64 counties of the State of Colorado

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An enlargeable map of the 14 core based statistical areas in the State of Colorado

The table below describes the 15 United States statistical areas and 64 counties of the State of Colorado with the following information:

  1. The combined statistical area (CSA) as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CSA population as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[5]
  3. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[6] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  4. The CBSA population as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[7]
  5. The county name.[8]
  6. The county population as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[8]
  7. The county population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[8]
  8. The percent county population change from April 1, 2010, to July 1, 2011.
The 15 United States statistical areas and 64 counties of the State of Colorado

Combined Statistical Area 2011 Estimate Core Based Statistical Area 2011 Estimate County 2011 Estimate 2010 Census Change
Denver-Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area 3,157,520 Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 2,599,504 City and County of Denver 619,968 600,158 +3.30%
Arapahoe County 584,948 572,003 +2.26%
Jefferson County 539,884 534,543 +1.00%
Adams County 451,443 441,603 +2.23%
Douglas County 292,167 285,465 +2.35%
City and County of Broomfield 57,352 55,889 +2.62%
Elbert County 23,174 23,086 +0.38%
Park County 16,089 16,206 −0.72%
Clear Creek County 9,012 9,088 −0.84%
Gilpin County 5,467 5,441 +0.48%
Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 299,378 Boulder County, Colorado 299,378 294,567 +1.63%
Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 258,638 Weld County, Colorado 258,638 252,825 +2.30%
none Colorado Springs, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 660,319 El Paso County, Colorado 636,963 622,263 +2.36%
Teller County, Colorado 23,356 23,350 +0.03%
Fort Collins-Loveland, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 305,525 Larimer County, Colorado 305,525 299,630 +1.97%
Pueblo, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 160,545 Pueblo County, Colorado 160,545 159,063 +0.93%
Grand Junction, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area 147,083 Mesa County, Colorado 147,083 146,723 +0.25%
Edwards, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 59,281 Eagle County, Colorado 51,854 52,197 −0.66%
Lake County, Colorado 7,427 7,310 +1.60%
Durango, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 51,917 La Plata County, Colorado 51,917 51,334 +1.14%
Cañon City, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 47,347 Fremont County, Colorado 47,347 46,824 +1.12%
Montrose, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 41,011 Montrose County, Colorado 41,011 41,276 −0.64%
Fort Morgan, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 28,175 Morgan County, Colorado 28,175 28,159 +0.06%
Breckenridge, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 27,972 Summit County, Colorado 27,972 27,994 −0.08%
Sterling, CO Micropolitan Statistical Area 22,619 Logan County, Colorado 22,619 22,709 −0.40%
none Garfield County 56,270 56,389 −0.21%
Delta County 30,451 30,952 −1.62%
Montezuma County 25,442 25,535 −0.36%
Routt County 23,239 23,509 −1.15%
Otero County 18,865 18,831 +0.18%
Chaffee County 17,932 17,809 +0.69%
Pitkin County 17,102 17,148 −0.27%
Alamosa County 15,710 15,445 +1.72%
Gunnison County 15,408 15,324 +0.55%
Las Animas County 15,037 15,507 −3.03%
Grand County 14,548 14,843 −1.99%
Moffat County 13,451 13,795 −2.49%
Prowers County 12,549 12,551 −0.02%
Archuleta County 12,013 12,084 −0.59%
Rio Grande County 11,956 11,982 −0.22%
Yuma County 10,100 10,043 +0.57%
Conejos County 8,291 8,256 +0.42%
Kit Carson County 8,142 8,270 −1.55%
San Miguel County 7,490 7,359 +1.78%
Rio Blanco County 6,782 6,666 +1.74%
Huerfano County 6,520 6,711 −2.85%
Bent County 6,250 6,499 −3.83%
Saguache County 6,228 6,108 +1.96%
Crowley County 5,736 5,823 −1.49%
Lincoln County 5,454 5,467 −0.24%
Washington County 4,770 4,814 −0.91%
Phillips County 4,399 4,442 −0.97%
Ouray County 4,356 4,436 −1.80%
Custer County 4,205 4,255 −1.18%
Baca County 3,795 3,788 +0.18%
Costilla County 3,662 3,524 +3.92%
Sedgwick County 2,364 2,379 −0.63%
Dolores County 2,056 2,064 −0.39%
Cheyenne County 1,876 1,836 +2.18%
Kiowa County 1,433 1,398 +2.50%
Jackson County 1,370 1,394 −1.72%
Hinsdale County 830 843 −1.54%
Mineral County 708 712 −0.56%
San Juan County 692 699 −1.00%
State of Colorado 5,116,796 5,029,196 +1.74%

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References[edit]

  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. 10-02: Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses". United States Office of Management and Budget. December 1, 2009. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  5. ^ "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  6. ^ 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.
  7. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  8. ^ a b c "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties and County-Equivalents: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 

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