Alaska statistical areas

An enlargeable map of the 16 boroughs, 2 independent municipalities, and 11 census areas of the State of Alaska

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 March 6, 2020, the Office of Management and Budget defined 1114 statistical areas for the United States,[4] including 2 metropolitan statistical areas and 2 micropolitan statistical areas in the State of Alaska. The table below shows the recent population of these statistical areas and the 19 organized boroughs and 11 census areas in Alaska.

TableEdit

The table below describes the 4 United States statistical areas, 19 organized boroughs and 11 census areas in the State of Alaska with the following information:[5]

  1. The core based statistical area (CBSA)[6] as designated by the OMB.[4]
  2. The CBSA population according to 2019 US Census Bureau population estimates.[7]
  3. The borough or census area name
  4. The borough/census area population according to 2019 US Census Bureau population estimates [7]
The 4 United States statistical areas, 19 organized boroughs and 11 census areas of the State of Alaska

Core Based Statistical Area 2019 Population County 2019 Population
Anchorage, AK MSA 396,317 Municipality of Anchorage, Alaska 288,000
Matanuska-Susitna Borough, Alaska 108,317
Fairbanks, AK MSA 96,849 Fairbanks North Star Borough, Alaska 96,849
Juneau, AK μSA 31,974 City and Borough of Juneau, Alaska 31,974
Ketchikan, AK μSA 13,901 Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Alaska 13,901
none Kenai Peninsula Borough, Alaska 58,708
Bethel Census Area, Alaska 18,386
Kodiak Island Borough, Alaska 12,998
Nome Census Area, Alaska 10,004
North Slope Borough, Alaska 9,832
Valdez-Cordova Census Area, Alaska 9,202
City and Borough of Sitka, Alaska 8,493
Kusilvak Census Area, Alaska 8,314
Northwest Arctic Borough, Alaska 7,621
Southeast Fairbanks Census Area, Alaska 6,893
Prince of Wales-Hyder Census Area, Alaska 6,203
Aleutians West Census Area, Alaska 5,634
Yukon-Koyukuk Census Area, Alaska 5,230
Dillingham Census Area, Alaska 4,916
Aleutians East Borough, Alaska 3,337
Petersburg Borough, Alaska 3,266
Haines Borough, Alaska 2,530
Wrangell City and Borough, Alaska 2,502
Hoonah-Angoon Census Area, Alaska 2,148
Denali Borough, Alaska 2,097
Lake and Peninsula Borough, Alaska 1,592
Municipality of Skagway, Alaska 1,183
Bristol Bay Borough, Alaska 836
Yakutat City and Borough, Alaska 579
State of Alaska 731,545

ReferencesEdit

  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 OMB BULLETIN NO. 20-01: Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Micropolitan Statistical Areas, and Combined Statistical Areas, and Guidance on Uses of the Delineations of These Areas Archived 2020-04-20 at the Wayback Machine. Office of Management and Budget. March 6, 2020.
  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. ^ 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.
  7. ^ a b "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Counties in the United States: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2019". United States Census Bureau, Population Division. April 2020. Retrieved April 9, 2020.

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