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 2012, 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 2012, as estimated by the United States Census Bureau.[8]
  5. The county name.[9]
  6. The county population as of 2012, 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 2012 Population Core Based Statistical Area 2012 Population County 2012 Population
Greenville-Spartanburg-Anderson, SC CSA 1,384,996 Greenville-Anderson-Mauldin, SC MSA 842,853 Greenville County, South Carolina 467,605
Anderson County, South Carolina 189,355
Pickens County, South Carolina 119,224
Laurens County, South Carolina 66,537
Spartanburg, SC MSA 316,997 Spartanburg County, South Carolina 288,745
Seneca, SC μSA 74,627 Oconee County, South Carolina 74,273
Gaffney, SC μSA 55,662 Cherokee County, South Carolina 55,342
Union, SC μSA 28,961 Union County, South Carolina 28,961
Columbia-Newberry, SC CSA 913,797 Columbia, SC MSA 784,745 Richland County, South Carolina 389,116
Lexington County, South Carolina 270,406
Kershaw County, South Carolina 61,697
Fairfield County, South Carolina 23,956
Saluda County, South Carolina 19,875
Calhoun County, South Carolina 15,175
Newberry, SC μSA 37,721 Newberry County, South Carolina 37,721
none Charleston-North Charleston-Summerville, SC MSA 697,439 Charleston County, South Carolina 350,209
Berkeley County, South Carolina 189,781
Dorchester County, South Carolina 136,555
Myrtle Beach-Conway-Georgetown, SC CSA 342,443 Myrtle Beach-North Myrtle Beach-Conway, SC MSA 282,285 Horry County, South Carolina 282,285
Georgetown, SC μSA 60,158 Georgetown County, South Carolina 60,158
Charlotte-Gastonia-Salisbury, NC-SC CSA 2,454,619
295,538
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC MSA 1,583,016
199,035
Mecklenburg County, North Carolina 827,445
Gaston County, North Carolina 199,397
York County, South Carolina 199,035
Union County, North Carolina 175,272
Cabarrus County, North Carolina 156,395
Anson County, North Carolina 25,472
Statesville-Mooresville, NC μSA 146,206 Iredell County, North Carolina 146,206
Salisbury, NC μSA 136,254 Rowan County, North Carolina 136,254
Shelby, NC μSA 98,373 Cleveland County, North Carolina 98,373
Lincolnton, NC μSA 71,894 Lincoln County, North Carolina 71,894
Lancaster, SC μSA 63,628 Lancaster County, South Carolina 63,628
Albemarle, NC μSA 59,358 Stanly County, North Carolina 59,358
Chester, SC μSA 32,875 Chester County, South Carolina 32,875
none Florence, SC MSA 198,848 Florence County, South Carolina 131,297
Darlington County, South Carolina 67,551
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC MSA 523,249
177,061
Richmond County, Georgia 194,398
Aiken County, South Carolina 151,800
Columbia County, Georgia 106,887
Edgefield County, South Carolina 25,261
Burke County, Georgia 22,986
McDuffie County, Georgia 21,917
Hilton Head Island-Beaufort, SC μSA 163,854 Beaufort County, South Carolina 142,045
Jasper County, South Carolina 21,809
Sumter, SC MSA 104,430 Sumter County, South Carolina 104,430
Orangeburg, SC μSA 90,845 Orangeburg County, South Carolina 90,845
Greenwood, SC μSA 68,213 Greenwood County, South Carolina 68,213
Walterboro, SC μSA 39,467 Colleton County, South Carolina 39,467
Dillon, SC μSA 30,984 Dillon County, South Carolina 30,984
Bennettsville, SC μSA 29,152 Marlboro County, South Carolina 29,152
none Chesterfield County, South Carolina 43,191
Williamsburg County, South Carolina 36,105
Marion County, South Carolina 34,684
Clarendon County, South Carolina 33,339
Abbeville County, South Carolina 25,935
Barnwell County, South Carolina 23,265
Hampton County, South Carolina 21,268
Lee County, South Carolina 20,559
Bamberg County, South Carolina 15,678
Allendale County, South Carolina 10,748
McCormick County, South Carolina 10,226
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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