West Virginia 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 three combined statistical areas, ten metropolitan statistical areas, and six micropolitan statistical areas in the State of West Virginia. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 55 counties of West Virginia.

An enlargeable map of the 55 counties of the State of West Virginia

Table[edit]

The table below describes the 19 United States statistical areas and 55 counties of the State of West Virginia with the following information:[5]

  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.[6]
  3. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[7] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  4. The CBSA population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[6]
  5. The county, independent city, or federal district.[6]
  6. The county, independent city, or federal district population as of April 1, 2010, as enumerated by the 2010 United States Census.[6]
The 19 United States statistical areas and 55 counties of the State of West Virginia

Combined Statistical Area 2010 Census Core Based Statistical Area 2010 Census County 2010 Census
none Charleston, WV MSA 304,284 Kanawha County, West Virginia 193,063
Putnam County, West Virginia 55,486
Boone County, West Virginia 24,629
Lincoln County, West Virginia 21,720
Clay County, West Virginia 9,386
Fairmont-Clarksburg, WV CSA 150,614 Clarksburg, WV μSA 94,196 Harrison County, West Virginia 69,099
Taylor County, West Virginia 16,895
Doddridge County, West Virginia 8,202
Fairmont, WV μSA 56,418 Marion County, West Virginia 56,418
none Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY-OH MSA 287,702
138,800
Cabell County, West Virginia 96,319
Lawrence County, Ohio 62,450
Boyd County, Kentucky 49,542
Wayne County, West Virginia 42,481
Greenup County, Kentucky 36,910
Morgantown, WV MSA 129,709 Monongalia County, West Virginia 96,189
Preston County, West Virginia 33,520
Beckley-Oak Hill, WV CSA 124,898 Beckley, WV μSA 78,859 Raleigh County, West Virginia 78,859
Oak Hill, WV μSA 46,039 Fayette County, West Virginia 46,039
none Hagerstown-Martinsburg, MD-WV MSA 269,140
121,710
Washington County, Maryland 147,430
Berkeley County, West Virginia 104,169
Morgan County, West Virginia 17541
Parkersburg-Marietta-Vienna, WV-OH MSA 162,056
100,278
Wood County, West Virginia 86,956
Washington County, Ohio 61,778
Pleasants County, West Virginia 7,605
Wirt County, West Virginia 5,717
Wheeling, WV-OH MSA 147,950
77,550
Belmont County, Ohio 70,400
Ohio County, West Virginia 44,443
Marshall County, West Virginia 33,107
Washington-Baltimore-Northern Virginia, DC-MD-VA-WV CSA 8,572,971
77,462
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV MSA 5,582,170
53,498
Fairfax County, Virginia 1,081,726
Montgomery County, Maryland 971,777
Prince George's County, Maryland 863,420
District of Columbia 601,723
Prince William County, Virginia 402,002
Loudoun County, Virginia 312,311
Frederick County, Maryland 233,385
Arlington County, Virginia 207,627
Charles County, Maryland 146,551
City of Alexandria, Virginia 139,966
Stafford County, Virginia 128,961
Spotsylvania County, Virginia 122,397
Calvert County, Maryland 88,737
Fauquier County, Virginia 65,203
Jefferson County, West Virginia 53,498
City of Manassas, Virginia 37,821
Warren County, Virginia 37,575
City of Fredericksburg, Virginia 24,286
City of Fairfax, Virginia 22,565
City of Manassas Park, Virginia 14,273
Clarke County, Virginia 14,034
City of Falls Church, Virginia 12,332
Baltimore-Towson, MD MSA 2,658,405 Baltimore County, Maryland 805,029
Baltimore City, Maryland 620,961
Anne Arundel County, Maryland 537,656
Howard County, Maryland 287,085
Harford County, Maryland 244,826
Carroll County, Maryland 167,134
Queen Anne's County, Maryland 47,798
Winchester, VA-WV MSA 128,472
23,964
Frederick County, Virginia 78,305
City of Winchester, Virginia 26,203
Hampshire County, West Virginia 23,964
Lexington Park, MD μSA 98,854 St. Mary's County, Maryland 98,854
Culpeper, VA μSA 46,689 Culpeper County, Virginia 46,689
none Bluefield, WV-VA μSA 107,342
62,264
Mercer County, West Virginia 62,264
Tazewell County, Virginia 45,078
Weirton-Steubenville, WV-OH MSA 124,454
54,745
Jefferson County, Ohio 69,709
Hancock County, West Virginia 30,676
Brooke County, West Virginia 24,069
Cumberland, MD-WV MSA 103,299
28,212
Allegany County, Maryland 75,087
Mineral County, West Virginia 28,212
Point Pleasant, WV-OH μSA 58,258
27,324
Gallia County, Ohio 30,934
Mason County, West Virginia 27,324
none Logan County, West Virginia 36,743
Greenbrier County, West Virginia 35,480
Randolph County, West Virginia 29,405
Jackson County, West Virginia 29,211
Mingo County, West Virginia 26,839
Nicholas County, West Virginia 26,233
Upshur County, West Virginia 24,254
Wyoming County, West Virginia 23,796
McDowell County, West Virginia 22,113
Barbour County, West Virginia 16,589
Wetzel County, West Virginia 16,583
Lewis County, West Virginia 16,372
Roane County, West Virginia 14,926
Braxton County, West Virginia 14,523
Hardy County, West Virginia 14,025
Summers County, West Virginia 13,927
Monroe County, West Virginia 13,502
Grant County, West Virginia 11,937
Ritchie County, West Virginia 10,449
Tyler County, West Virginia 9,208
Webster County, West Virginia 9,154
Pocahontas County, West Virginia 8,719
Gilmer County, West Virginia 8,693
Pendleton County, West Virginia 7,695
Calhoun County, West Virginia 7,627
Tucker County, West Virginia 7,141
State of West Virginia 1,852,994

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

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