New Mexico 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 2 combined statistical areas, 4 metropolitan statistical areas, and 14 micropolitan statistical areas in the State of New Mexico. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 33 counties of New Mexico.

An enlargeable map of the 33 counties of the State of New Mexico

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The table below describes the 20 United States statistical areas and 58 counties of the State of New Mexico 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 20 United States statistical areas and 33 counties of the State of New Mexico

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Census Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census County 2010 Census
Albuquerque-Santa Fe-Las Vegas, NM CSA 1,146,049 Albuquerque, NM MSA 887,077 Bernalillo County, New Mexico 662,564
Sandoval County, New Mexico 131,561
Valencia County, New Mexico 76,569
Torrance County, New Mexico 16,383
Santa Fe, NM MSA 144,170 Santa Fe County, New Mexico 144,170
Espanola, NM μSA 40,246 Rio Arriba County, New Mexico 40,246
Las Vegas, NM μSA 29,393 San Miguel County, New Mexico 29,393
Grants, NM μSA 27,213 Cibola County, New Mexico 27,213
Los Alamos, NM μSA 17,950 Los Alamos County, New Mexico 17,950
El Paso-Las Cruces, TX-NM CSA 1,013,356 Las Cruces, NM MSA 209,233 Doña Ana County, New Mexico 209,233
none Farmington, NM MSA 130,044 San Juan County, New Mexico 130,044
Gallup, NM μSA 71,492 McKinley County, New Mexico 71,492
Clovis-Portales, NM CSA 68,222 Clovis, NM μSA 48,376 Curry County, New Mexico 48,376
Portales, NM μSA 19,846 Roosevelt County, New Mexico 19,846
none Roswell, NM μSA 65,645 Chaves County, New Mexico 65,645
Hobbs, NM μSA 64,727 Lea County, New Mexico 64,727
Alamogordo, NM μSA 63,797 Otero County, New Mexico 63,797
Carlsbad-Artesia, NM μSA 53,829 Eddy County, New Mexico 53,829
Taos, NM μSA 32,937 Taos County, New Mexico 32,937
Silver City, NM μSA 29,514 Grant County, New Mexico 29,514
Deming, NM μSA 25,095 Luna County, New Mexico 25,095
Ruidoso, NM μSA 20,497 Lincoln County, New Mexico 20,497
none Socorro County, New Mexico 17,866
Colfax County, New Mexico 13,750
Sierra County, New Mexico 11,988
Quay County, New Mexico 9,041
Hidalgo County, New Mexico 4,894
Mora County, New Mexico 4,881
Guadalupe County, New Mexico 4,687
Union County, New Mexico 4,549
Catron County, New Mexico 3,725
De Baca County, New Mexico 2,022
Harding County, New Mexico 695
State of New Mexico 2,059,179

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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 8, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b c d "American Factfinder". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved August 23, 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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