Mayagüez metropolitan area

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Map of Puerto Rico highlighting the Mayagüez Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The Mayagüez Metropolitan Statistical Area is a United States Census Bureau defined Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in west central Puerto Rico. A July 1, 2009 Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 109,842, a 4.53% decrease from the 2000 census figure of 115,048.[1]

Of the eight metropolitan areas in the Commonwealth, Mayagüez has experienced the largest population decline during the 2000-2009 period. The only other MSA to have lost population during this same period is Ponce.


A total of two municipalities (Spanish: municipios) are included as part of the Mayagüez Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2] They are:

Combined Statistical Area[edit]

Components of the Mayagüez-San Germán-Cabo Rojo Combined Statistical Area.
  Mayagüez MSA
  San Germán-Cabo Rojo MSA

The Mayagüez–San GermánCabo Rojo Combined Statistical Area (CSA) includes two metropolitan areas and six municipalities. A July 1, 2009 Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 258,401, a 2.84% increase over the 2000 census figure of 251,260. The Mayagüez–San Germán–Cabo Rojo Combined Statistical Area comprises 6.5% of Puerto Rico's total population.[3]


  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)

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