South 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 4 combined statistical areas, 10 metropolitan statistical areas, and 13 micropolitan statistical areas in the State of South Carolina. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 46 counties of South Carolina.

An enlargeable map of the 46 counties of the State of South Carolina

Table[edit]

The table below describes the 27 United States statistical areas and 46 counties of the State of South Carolina with the following information:[5]

  1. The combined statistical area (CSA) as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CSA population as of 2013, 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 2013, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[8]
  5. The county name.[9]
  6. The county population as of 2013, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[9]
The 27 United States statistical areas and 46 counties of the State of South Carolina

Combined Statistical Area 2013 Population Core Based Statistical Area 2013 Population County 2013 Population
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC CSA 1,438,550 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA 850,965 Greenville County, South Carolina 474,266
Anderson County, South Carolina 190,641
Pickens County, South Carolina 119,829
Laurens County, South Carolina 66,229
Spartanburg, SC MSA 316,997 Spartanburg County, South Carolina 290,969
Seneca, SC μSA 74,627 Oconee County, South Carolina 75,045
Gaffney, SC μSA 55,662 Cherokee County, South Carolina 55,885
Union, SC μSA 28,961 Union County, South Carolina 28,030
Columbia-Newberry, SC CSA 922,242 Columbia, SC MSA 793,779 Richland County, South Carolina 399,256
Lexington County, South Carolina 273,752
Kershaw County, South Carolina 62,516
Fairfield County, South Carolina 23,109
Saluda County, South Carolina 20,091
Calhoun County, South Carolina 15,055
Newberry, SC μSA 37,521 Newberry County, South Carolina 37,521
none Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC MSA 712,220 Charleston County, South Carolina 372,803
Berkeley County, South Carolina 194,020
Dorchester County, South Carolina 145,397
Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC CSA 465,391 Myrtle Beach-Conway-North Myrtle Beach, SC MSA 404,951 Horry County, South Carolina 289,650
Georgetown, SC μSA 60,158 Georgetown County, South Carolina 60,440
Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury, NC-SC CSA 2,493,040
352,399
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC MSA 2,335,358
239,363
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 990,977
York County, South Carolina 239,363
Union County, North Carolina 212,756
Gaston County, North Carolina 209,420
Cabarrus County, North Carolina 187,226
Anson County, North Carolina 26,161
Statesville-Mooresville, NC μSA 164,517 Iredell County, North Carolina 164,517
Salisbury, NC μSA 138,323 Rowan County, North Carolina 138,323
Shelby, NC μSA 97,047 Cleveland County, North Carolina 97,047
Lancaster, SC μSA 80,458 Lancaster County, South Carolina 80,458
Lincolnton, NC μSA 79,740 Lincoln County, North Carolina 79,740
Albemarle, NC μSA 60,635 Stanly County, North Carolina 60,635
Chester, SC μSA 32,578 Chester County, South Carolina 32,578
none Florence, SC MSA 206,261 Florence County, South Carolina 138,326
Darlington County, South Carolina 67,935
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA 580,270
177,061
Richmond County, Georgia 202,003
Aiken County, South Carolina 164,176
Columbia County, Georgia 135,416
Edgefield County, South Carolina 26,436
Burke County, Georgia 22,923
McDuffie County, Georgia 21,565
Hilton Head Island-Beaufort, SC μSA 198,467 Beaufort County, South Carolina 171,838
Jasper County, South Carolina 26,629
Sumter, SC MSA 108,123 Sumter County, South Carolina 108,123
Orangeburg, SC μSA 90,942 Orangeburg County, South Carolina 90,942
Greenwood, SC μSA 69,723 Greenwood County, South Carolina 69,723
Walterboro, SC μSA 37,788 Colleton County, South Carolina 37,788
Dillon, SC μSA 31,229 Dillon County, South Carolina 31,229
Bennettsville, SC μSA 28,003 Marlboro County, South Carolina 28,003
none Chesterfield County, South Carolina 46,197
Clarendon County, South Carolina 34,355
Williamsburg County, South Carolina 33,067
Marion County, South Carolina 32,072
Abbeville County, South Carolina 25,007
Barnwell County, South Carolina 22,119
Hampton County, South Carolina 20,408
Lee County, South Carolina 18,347
Bamberg County, South Carolina 15,430
Allendale County, South Carolina 9,839
McCormick County, South Carolina 9,947
State of South Carolina

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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, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2007. 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, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2007. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 
  9. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties and County-Equivalents: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2006" (CSV). 2006 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2007. Retrieved August 10, 2012. 

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