New York State metropolitan areas
New York has 11 metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and five combined statistical areas (CSAs), as defined by the New York State Department of Labor. A sixth CSA, New York-Newark-Bridgeport, also includes portions of Pennsylvania, New Jersey, and Connecticut. The New York metropolitan area is the most populous of the United States metropolitan areas.
Metropolitan statistical areas (MSA's)
The following table lists population figures for those metropolitan statistical areas, in rank of population. Population estimates are current as of July 1, 2005. Statistics from a July report issued by the U.S. Census Bureau.
|1||New York–Northern New Jersey–Long Island||18,747,320|
Combined statistical areas (CSA's)