Maine statistical areas

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An enlargeable map of the 16 counties of the State of Maine

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, three metropolitan statistical areas, and two micropolitan statistical areas in the State of Maine. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 16 counties of Maine.

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The table below describes the 6 United States statistical areas and 16 counties of the State of Maine with the following information:

  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.[5]
  3. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[6] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  4. The CBSA population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[5]
  5. The county name.[5]
  6. The county population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[5]
The 6 United States statistical areas and 16 counties of the State of Maine

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Census Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census County 2010 Census
Portland-Lewiston-South Portland, ME CSA 621,800 Portland-South Portland-Biddeford, ME MSA 514,098 Cumberland County, Maine 281,674
York County, Maine 197,131
Sagadahoc County, Maine 35,293
Lewiston-Auburn, ME MSA 107,702 Androscoggin County, Maine 107,702
none Bangor, ME MSA 153,923 Penobscot County, Maine 153,923
Augusta-Waterville, ME μSA 122,151 Kennebec County, Maine 122,151
Rockland, ME μSA 39,736 Knox County, Maine 39,736
none Aroostook County, Maine 71,870
Oxford County, Maine 57,833
Hancock County, Maine 54,418
Somerset County, Maine 52,228
Waldo County, Maine 38,786
Lincoln County, Maine 34,457
Washington County, Maine 32,856
Franklin County, Maine 30,768
Piscataquis County, Maine 17,535
State of Maine 1,328,361

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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. ^ a b c d "American Factfinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 21, 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.

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