New Orleans–Metairie–Hammond combined statistical area
The New Orleans–Metairie–Hammond combined statistical area is made up of ten parishes in southeastern Louisiana and one county in Mississippi. The statistical area consists of the New Orleans Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA), Hammond, LA Micropolitan Statisical Area, Picayune, MS Micropolitan Statistical Area, and the Bogalusa Micropolitan Statistical Area (μSA). As of the 2012 census estimates, the CSA had a population of 1,452,502.
The area was severely affected by Hurricane Katrina in 2005.
Parishes and Counties
- St. Bernard
- St. Charles
- St. John the Baptist
- St. James
- St. Tammany
- Pearl River County, Mississippi
- Tangipahoa Parish, Louisiana