Denver-Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area

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Map of the 12-county Denver-Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area

The United States Office of Management and Budget has defined the Denver-Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area comprising the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area.[1] The United States Census Bureau estimates that the population was 3,214,218 as of July 1, 2012, an increase of +3.99% since the 2010 United States Census, and ranking as the 16th most populous metropolitan combined statistical area and the 17th most populous primary statistical area of the United States.[2][3]

Counties[edit]

The Denver-Aurora CSA comprises the Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Boulder, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Greeley, CO Metropolitan Statistical Area. The table below includes the following information:

  1. The name of the constituent Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA).[4]
  2. The population of the CBSA as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[3]
  3. The name of the county.
  4. The population of the county as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[5]
  5. The county population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2000 United States Census,[5] and
  6. The percent county population change from April 1, 2010, to July 1, 2011.
The Denver–Aurora, CO Combined Statistical Area

Core Based Statistical Area 2011 estimate County 2011 estimate 2010 Census Change
Denver-Aurora-Lakewood, CO MSA 2,599,504 City and County of Denver !B9866625768572 619,968 !B9866950517671 600,158 !D0034110060931 +3.30%
Arapahoe County !B9867207217666 584,948 !B9867431004848 572,003 !D0037884346229 +2.26%
Jefferson County !B9868008904193 539,884 !B9868108325447 534,543 !D0046059992748 +1.00%
Adams County !B9869797956019 451,443 !B9870018334325 441,603 !D0038039555773 +2.23%
Douglas County !B9874149191644 292,167 !B9874381252913 285,465 !D0037517134403 +2.35%
City and County of Broomfield !B9890430370044 57,352 !B9890688771401 55,889 !D0036428784587 +2.62%
Elbert County !B9899492137604 23,174 !B9899530183478 23,086 !D0055696448376 +0.38%
Park County !B9903141089123 16,089 !B9903068631769 16,206 !H9950690371117 −0.72%
Clear Creek County !B9908936876984 9,012 !B9908852898590 9,088 !H9952160231993 −0.84%
Gilpin County !B9913935147011 5,467 !B9913982818535 5,441 !D0053436216084 +0.48%
Boulder, CO MSA 299,378 Boulder County !B9873905377320 299,378 !B9874067382395 294,567 !D0041146015187 +1.63%
Greeley, CO MSA 258,638 Weld County !B9875368153203 258,638 !B9875595471712 252,825 !D0037726007610 +2.30%
Total !B9850347025326 3,157,520 !B9850560355432 3,090,874 !D0038368141479 +2.16%

Components[edit]

The Denver-Aurora CSA includes the Town of Alma, the City of Arvada, the Town of Ault, the City of Aurora, the Town of Bennett, the portion of the Town of Berthoud in Weld County, the City of Black Hawk, the City of Boulder, the Town of Bow Mar, the City of Brighton, the City and County of Broomfield, the City of Castle Pines North, the Town of Castle Rock, the City of Centennial, Central City, the City of Cherry Hills Village, the Town of Columbine Valley, the City of Commerce City, the City of Dacono, the Town of Deer Trail, the City and County of Denver, the Town of Eaton, the City of Edgewater, the Town of Elizabeth, the Town of Empire, the City of Englewood, the Town of Erie, the City of Evans, the Town of Fairplay, the City of Federal Heights, the Town of Firestone, the City of Fort Lupton, the Town of Foxfield, the Town of Frederick, the Town of Garden City, the Town of Georgetown, the Town of Gilcrest, the City of Glendale, the City of Golden, the City of Greeley, the City of Greenwood Village, the Town of Grover, the Town of Hudson, the City of Idaho Springs, the Town of Jamestown, the portion of the Town of Johnstown in Weld County, the Town of Keenesburg, the Town of Kersey, the Town of Kiowa, the Town of La Salle, the City of Lafayette, the Town of Lakeside, the City of Lakewood, the Town of Larkspur, the City of Littleton, the Town of Lochbuie, the City of Lone Tree, the City of Longmont, the City of Louisville, the Town of Lyons, the Town of Mead, the Town of Milliken, the Town of Morrison, the Town of Mountain View, the Town of Nederland, the City of Northglenn, the Town of Nunn, the Town of Parker, the Town of Pierce, the Town of Platteville, the Town of Raymer, the Town of Severance, the City of Sheridan, the Town of Silver Plume, the Town of Simla, the Town of Superior, the City of Thornton, the Town of Ward, the Town of Watkins, the City of Westminster, the City of Wheat Ridge, the portion of the Town of Windsor in Weld County, unincorporated Adams County, unincorporated Arapahoe County, unincorporated Boulder County, unincorporated Clear Creek County, unincorporated Douglas County, unincorporated Elbert County, unincorporated Gilpin County, unincorporated Jefferson County, unincorporated Park County, and unincorporated Weld County, all in the State of Colorado.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "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". United States Office of Management and Budget. February 28, 2013. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2012" (CSV). 2012 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 2013. Retrieved March 20, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "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 20, 2013. 
  4. ^ The United States Census Bureau defines a Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as one or more adjacent counties or county equivalents that have 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 Census Bureau has defined two types of CBSAs: (1) a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), which has an urban core population of 50,000 or more, or (2) a Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA), which has an urban core population of 10,000 or more but less than 50,000.
  5. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties of Colorado: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved April 18, 2012. 

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