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31. Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Area Population

[As of April 1, except beginnning 1991, as of July 1 (112,885 represents 112,885,000). Data exclude Puerto Rico. Metropolitan areas are defined by U.S. Office of Management and Budget as of year shown, except as noted]

 
MSAs and CMSAs 2 MSAs and CMSAs 2
ITEM 1970 1980 1
1960 (SMSAs) 1980 1990 1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998
 
Metropolitan areas: Number of areas 212 243 318 276 276 276 276 276 276 276 276 276 276
  Population (1,000) 112,885 139,480 169,431 177,505 198,407 201,348 203,759 206,002 208,066 210,022 212,027 214,225 216,478
    Percent change over previous year shown 3 33.0 3 23.6 21.5 (X) 11.8 (X) 1.2 1.1 1.0 0.9 1.0 1.0 1.1
    Percent of total U.S. population 63.0 68.6 74.8 78.4 79.8 79.9 79.9 79.9 79.9 79.9 80.0 80.0 80.1
  Land area, percent of U.S. land area 8.7 10.9 16.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0 20.0
Nonmetropolitan areas, population (1,000) 66,438 63,822 57,115 49,037 50,311 50,781 51,237 51,746 52,225 52,744 53,164 53,520 53,820


X Not applicable.
1 SMSA=standard metropolitan statistical area. Areas are as defined June 30, 1981.
2 Areas are as defined June 30, 1999.
3 Percent change from 1950.
4 Percent change from 1960.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, U.S. Census of Population: 1960 and 1970; "(MA-98-3a) Population Estimates for Metropolitan Areas and Components, Annual Time Series April 1, 1990 to July 1, 1998 (includes revised April 1, 1990 census population counts)"; published 17 December 1999; and unpublished data.

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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