Delaware statistical areas

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A map of the three counties of the State of Delaware

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, two metropolitan statistical areas, and one micropolitan statistical area in the State of Delaware. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the three counties of Delaware.

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The table below describes the four United States statistical areas and three counties of the State of Delaware with the following information:[5]

  1. The combined statistical area (CSA) as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CSA population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[6]
  3. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[7] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  4. The CBSA population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[6]
  5. The county name.[6]
  6. The county population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[6]
The four United States statistical areas and three counties of the State of Delaware

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Census Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census County 2010 Census
Philadelphia-Camden-Vineland, PA-NJ-DE-MD CSA 6,533,683
538,479
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD MSA 5,965,343
538,479
Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania 1,526,006
Montgomery County, Pennsylvania 799,874
Bucks County, Pennsylvania 625,249
Delaware County, Pennsylvania 558,979
New Castle County, Delaware 538,479
Camden County, New Jersey 513,657
Chester County, Pennsylvania 498,886
Burlington County, New Jersey 448,734
Gloucester County, New Jersey 288,288
Cecil County, Maryland 101,108
Salem County, New Jersey 66,083
Reading, PA MSA 411,442 Berks County, Pennsylvania 411,442
Vineland-Millville-Bridgeton, NJ MSA 156,898 Cumberland County, New Jersey 156,898
none Seaford, DE μSA 197,145 Sussex County, Delaware 197,145
Dover, DE MSA 162,310 Kent County, Delaware 162,310
State of Delaware 897,934

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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. 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. ^ 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 d "American Factfinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 2012. 
  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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