North Carolina 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 5 combined statistical areas, 15 metropolitan statistical areas, and 26 micropolitan statistical areas in the State of North Carolina. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 100 counties of North Carolina.

An enlargeable map of the 100 counties of the State of North Carolina

Table[edit]

The table below describes the 46 United States statistical areas and 100 counties of the State of North Carolina with the following information:[5]

  1. The combined statistical area (CSA) as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CSA population as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[6]
  3. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[7] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  4. The CBSA population as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[8]
  5. The county name.[9]
  6. The county population as of July 1, 2011, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[9]
The 46 United States statistical areas and 100 counties of the State of North Carolina

Combined Statistical Area 2011 Population Core Based Statistical Area 2011 Population County 2011 Population
Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury, NC-SC CSA 2,574,787 Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC MSA 1,857,624 Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 944,373
Gaston County, North Carolina 207,489
York County, South Carolina 230,528
Union County, North Carolina 205,463
Cabarrus County, North Carolina 181,468
Anson County, North Carolina 26,609
Statesville-Mooresville, NC μSA 161,202 Iredell County, North Carolina 161,202
Salisbury, NC μSA 138,019 Rowan County, North Carolina 140,798
Shelby, NC μSA 97,489 Cleveland County, North Carolina 97,489
Lincolnton, NC μSA 78,932 Lincoln County, North Carolina 78,932
Lancaster, SC μSA 77,908 Lancaster County, South Carolina 77,908
Albemarle, NC μSA 60,626 Stanly County, North Carolina 60,626
Chester, SC μSA 32,912 Chester County, South Carolina 32,912
Raleigh-Durham-Cary, NC CSA 1,795,750 Raleigh-Cary, NC MSA 1,163,515 Wake County, North Carolina 929,780
Johnston County, North Carolina 172,595
Franklin County, North Carolina 61,140
Durham, NC MSA 512,979 Durham County, North Carolina 273,392
Orange County, North Carolina 135,755
Chatham County, North Carolina 64,195
Person County, North Carolina 39,637
Dunn, NC μSA 119,256 Harnett County, North Carolina 119,256
Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC CSA 1,602,693 Greensboro-High Point, NC MSA 730,966 Guilford County, North Carolina 495,279
Randolph County, North Carolina 142,358
Rockingham County, North Carolina 93,329
Winston-Salem, NC MSA 482,025 Forsyth County, North Carolina 354,952
Stokes County, North Carolina 47,242
Davie County, North Carolina 41,552
Yadkin County, North Carolina 38,279
Thomasville-Lexington, NC μSA 162,697 Davidson County, North Carolina 162,697
Burlington, NC MSA 153,291 Alamance County, North Carolina 153,291
Mount Airy, NC μSA 73,714 Surry County, North Carolina 73,714
Rocky Mount-Wilson-Roanoke Rapids CSA 309,675 Rocky Mount, NC MSA 152,157 Nash County, North Carolina 96,116
Edgecombe County, North Carolina 56,041
Roanoke Rapids, NC μSA 76,066 Halifax County, North Carolina 54,173
Northampton County, North Carolina 21,893
Wilson, NC μSA 81,452 Wilson County, North Carolina 81,452
Asheville-Brevard, NC CSA 461,837 Asheville, NC MSA 429,017 Buncombe County, North Carolina 241,419
Henderson County, North Carolina 107,927
Haywood County, North Carolina 58,855
Madison County, North Carolina 20,816
Brevard, NC μSA 32,820 Transylvania County, North Carolina 32,820
none Hickory-Lenoir-Morganton, NC MSA 364,567 Catawba County, North Carolina 154,181
Burke County, North Carolina 90,904
Caldwell County, North Carolina 82,395
Alexander County, North Carolina 37,087
Fayetteville-Lumberton-Laurinburg, NC CSA 545,535 Fayetteville, NC MSA 374,157 Cumberland County, North Carolina 324,885
Hoke County, North Carolina 49,272
Lumberton, NC μSA 135,517 Robeson County, North Carolina 135,517
Laurinburg, NC μSA 35,861 Scotland County, North Carolina 35,861
none Wilmington, NC MSA 257,588 New Hanover County, North Carolina 204,189
Pender County, North Carolina 53,399
Greenville-Washington, NC CSA 218,893 Greenville, NC MSA 171,134 Pitt County, North Carolina 135,517
Washington, NC μSA 47,759 Beaufort County, North Carolina 47,759
New Bern-Morehead City, NC CSA 195,376 New Bern, NC μSA 128,003 Craven County, North Carolina 104,786
Pamlico County, North Carolina 13,197
Jones County, North Carolina 10,020
Morehead City, NC μSA 67,373 Carteret County, North Carolina 67,373
none Jacksonville, NC MSA 179,716 Onslow County, North Carolina 179,716
Goldsboro, NC MSA 123,697 Wayne County, North Carolina 123,697
Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC-NC MSA 348,590
110,097
Horry County, South Carolina 238,493
Brunswick County, North Carolina 110,097
Southern Pines-Pinehurst, NC μSA 89,352 Moore County, North Carolina 89,352
North Wilkesboro, NC μSA 68,984 Wilkes County, North Carolina 68,984
Forest City, NC μSA 67,538 Rutherford County, North Carolina 67,538
Elizabeth City, NC μSA 63,907 Pasquotank County, North Carolina 40,696
Perquimans County, North Carolina 13,197
Camden County, North Carolina 10,014
Kinston, NC μSA 59,339 Lenoir County, North Carolina 59,339
Sanford, NC μSA 58,752 Lee County, North Carolina 58,752
Rockingham, NC μSA 46,611 Richmond County, North Carolina 46,611
Henderson, NC μSA 45,307 Vance County, North Carolina 45,307
Boone, NC μSA 51,333 Watauga County, North Carolina 51,333
Kill Devil Hills, NC μSA 34,307 Dare County, North Carolina 34,307
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC MSA 1,676,542
23,955
City of Virginia Beach, Virginia 435,619
City of Norfolk, Virginia 233,333
City of Chesapeake, Virginia 222,455
City of Newport News, Virginia 193,172
City of Hampton, Virginia 144,236
City of Portsmouth, Virginia 99,321
City of Suffolk, Virginia 83,659
York County, Virginia 61,140
James City County, Virginia 63,735
Gloucester County, Virginia 39,184
Isle of Wight County, Virginia 35,877
Currituck County, North Carolina 23,955
City of Poquoson, Virginia 11,794
City of Williamsburg, Virginia 12,729
Mathews County, Virginia 8,984
Surry County, Virginia 7,088
none Sampson County, North Carolina 63,734
Columbus County, North Carolina 57,712
Granville County, North Carolina 59,976
Duplin County, North Carolina 59,542
McDowell County, North Carolina 45,104
Jackson County, North Carolina 40,285
Bladen County, North Carolina 32,343
Macon County, North Carolina 34,074
Montgomery County, North Carolina 27,667
Cherokee County, North Carolina 27,194
Ashe County, North Carolina 27,143
Martin County, North Carolina 24,180
Hertford County, North Carolina 24,433
Caswell County, North Carolina 23,403
Greene County, North Carolina 21,556
Warren County, North Carolina 20,861
Polk County, North Carolina 20,256
Bertie County, North Carolina 20,874
Yancey County, North Carolina 17,701
Avery County, North Carolina 17,932
Mitchell County, North Carolina 15,445
Chowan County, North Carolina 14,831
Swain County, North Carolina 14,043
Washington County, North Carolina 12,973
Gates County, North Carolina 12,043
Alleghany County, North Carolina 11,052
Clay County, North Carolina 10,563
Graham County, North Carolina 8,802
Hyde County, North Carolina 5,822
Tyrrell County, North Carolina 4,364
State of North Carolina 9,656,401

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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. ^ 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. ^ "Table 2. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved August 10, 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.
  8. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties and County-Equivalents: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2011" (CSV). 2011 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2012. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 

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