Puerto Rico statistical areas

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The statistical areas of the United States and Puerto Rico 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 16 statistical areas for the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico,[4] including three combined statistical areas, eight metropolitan statistical areas, and five micropolitan statistical areas. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 78 municipios of Puerto Rico.

An enlargeable map of the 78 municipios of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Table[edit]

The table below describes the 16 statistical areas and 78 municipios of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 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 municipio name.[5]
  6. The municipio population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[5]
The 16 statistical areas and 78 municipios of the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Census Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census Municipio 2010 Census
San Juan-Caguas-Fajardo, PR CSA 2,582,746 San Juan-Caguas-Guaynabo, PR MSA 2,478,905 San Juan Municipio 395,326
Bayamón Municipio 208,116
Carolina Municipio 176,762
Caguas Municipio 142,893
Guaynabo Municipio 97,924
Arecibo Municipio 96,440
Toa Baja Municipio 89,609
Trujillo Alto Municipio 74,842
Toa Alta Municipio 74,066
Vega Baja Municipio 59,662
Humacao Municipio 58,466
Río Grande Municipio 54,304
Cayey Municipio 48,119
Canóvanas Municipio 47,648
Gurabo Municipio 45,369
Manatí Municipio 44,113
Cidra Municipio 43,480
Hatillo Municipio 41,953
San Lorenzo Municipio 41,058
Juncos Municipio 40,290
Vega Alta Municipio 39,951
Las Piedras Municipio 38,675
Dorado Municipio 38,165
Yabucoa Municipio 37,941
Corozal Municipio 37,142
Camuy Municipio 35,159
Morovis Municipio 32,610
Naranjito Municipio 30,402
Barranquitas Municipio 30,318
Loíza Municipio 30,060
Aguas Buenas Municipio 28,659
Cataño Municipio 28,140
Quebradillas Municipio 28,129
Naguabo Municipio 26,720
Aibonito Municipio 25,900
Barceloneta Municipio 24,816
Orocovis Municipio 23,423
Comerío Municipio 20,778
Ciales Municipio 18,782
Florida Municipio 12,680
Maunabo Municipio 12,225
Fajardo, PR MSA 70,692 Fajardo Municipio 36,993
Luquillo Municipio 20,068
Ceiba Municipio 13,631
Utuado, PR μSA 33,149 Utuado Municipio 33,149
Ponce-Yauco-Coamo, PR CSA 445,344 Ponce, PR MSA 243,147 Ponce Municipio 166,327
Juana Díaz Municipio 50,747
Villalba Municipio 26,073
Yauco, PR MSA 107,333 Yauco Municipio 42,043
Peñuelas Municipio 24,282
Guayanilla Municipio 21,581
Guánica Municipio 19,427
Coamo, PR μSA 40,512 Coamo Municipio 40,512
Santa Isabel, PR μSA 23,274 Santa Isabel Municipio 23,274
none Aguadilla-Isabela-San Sebastián, PR MSA 306,292 Aguadilla Municipio 60,949
Isabela Municipio 45,631
San Sebastián Municipio 42,430
Aguada Municipio 41,959
Moca Municipio 40,109
Lares Municipio 30,753
Añasco Municipio 29,261
Rincón Municipio 15,200
Mayagüez-San Germán-Cabo Rojo, PR CSA 243,792 San Germán-Cabo Rojo, PR MSA 137,462 Cabo Rojo Municipio 50,917
San Germán Municipio 35,527
Lajas Municipio 25,753
Sabana Grande Municipio 25,265
Mayagüez, PR MSA 106,330 Mayagüez Municipio 89,080
Hormigueros Municipio 17,250
none Guayama, PR MSA 84,214 Guayama Municipio 45,362
Arroyo Municipio 19,575
Patillas Municipio 19,277
Adjuntas, PR μSA 19,483 Adjuntas Municipio 19,483
Jayuya, PR μSA 16,642 Jayuya Municipio 16,642
none Salinas Municipio 31,078
Las Marías Municipio 9,881
Vieques Municipio 9,301
Maricao Municipio 6,276
Culebra Municipio 1,818
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico 3,725,789

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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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