New Statistical Areas Defined

The Census 2000 Special EEO File contains data for each of the 50 states and the District of Columbia. It also contains data for redefined Metropolitan Statistical Areas and new Micropolitan Statistical Areas. Data for all individual counties are no longer available, instead, "county sets" have been created.  County sets may contain a single county or groups of counties whose combined population is 50,000 or more.  These changes have been made by the U.S. Office of Management and Budget's and took effect June 6, 2003.

You can review a list of geographic area available for each state by select one of the topics below:

Metropolitan Statistical Areas have at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population.

Micropolitan Statistical Areas are smaller than Metropolitan Statistical Area and have at least one urbanized area of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population.

County Sets: are individual counties with populations over 50,000 or are combined smaller counties who's combined population is 50,000 or more.

Combined Statistical Areas are combinations of Metropolitan statistical areas and/or Micropolitan statistical areas.

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