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492. County, Municipal, and Township Governments, by Population Size

[Number of governments as of January 1992 and 1997. Population enumerated as of April 1, 1990. Consolidated city-county governments are classified as municipal rather than county governments. Township governments include "towns" in the six New England States, Minnesota, New York, and Wisconsin]

 
1992 Census 1992 Census 1997 Census 1997 Census
County governments Municipal governments Township Governments County governments Municipal governments Township Governments
Population-size group Population, 1990 Population, 1990 Population, 1990 Population, 1994 Population, 1994 Population, 1994
Number, Number, Number, Number, Number, Number,
1992 Number Percent 1992 Number Percent 1992 Number Percent 1997 Number Percent 1997 Number Percent 1997 Number Percent
(1,000) (1,000) (1,000) (1,000) (1,000) (1,000)
 
     Total 3,043 224,924 100 19,279 153,819 100 16,656 53,051 100 3,043 236,107 100 19,372 161,605 100 16,629 54,662 100
 
250,000 or more 174 120,551 54 76 47,809 31 6 2,140 4 183 128,741 55 66 46,417 29 4 1,758 3
100,000 to 249,999 244 37,336 17 119 16,390 11 27 3,554 7 264 40,234 17 142 20,687 13 31 4,259 8
50,000 to 99,999 377 26,555 12 310 21,282 14 77 5,214 10 378 26,583 11 346 23,595 15 84 5,626 10
25,000 to 49,999 612 21,510 10 566 19,877 13 249 8,461 16 604 21,543 9 590 20,623 13 257 8,750 16
10,000 to 24,999 908 14,851 7 1,290 20,324 13 728 11,225 21 908 15,047 6 1,378 21,606 13 744 11,509 21
5,000 to 9,999 728 4,121 2 1,566 11,135 7 1,019 7,112 13 413 3,105 1 1,618 11,504 7 1,064 7,403 14
2,500 to 4,999 (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,036 7,238 5 1,800 6,301 12 178 668 0 2,096 7,426 5 1,836 6,422 12
1,000 to 2,499 (NA) (NA) (NA) 3,670 5,894 4 3,626 5,796 11 86 165 0 3,723 5,965 4 3,606 5,766 11
Less than 1,000 (NA) (NA) (NA) 9,646 3,874 3 9,124 3,251 6 29 21 0 9,413 3,782 2 9,003 3,169 6


NA Not available.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Census of Governments, Government Organization", series (GC(1)-1), quinquennial.

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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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