Each micropolitan area
must have enough renters for two samples (of six panels each) during the decade between area redesigns.
In the 2012 EC, as in the 2007 EC, the Census Bureau will provide data by state, metropolitan and micropolitan area
, county, selected places, and ZIP code.
metropolitan and micropolitan area
, new information about industry efforts to reduce pollution through green chemistry and other pollution prevention practices, and a new feature about chemical use in consumer products.
For this benchmark, we use the racial composition of the larger metropolitan or micropolitan area
, the Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) as defined by the U.
A metropolitan area contains a core urban area of 50,000 or more population, and a micropolitan area
contains an urban core area of at least 10,000 (but less than 50,000) population.
Urbanicity was measured in a rural-micro-metro spectrum from 1 o 5: a) "1" for home city of less than 10,000 population in rural area, '2" for home city of 10,000-49,999 in micropolitan area
, "3" for home city of less than 10,000 in metropolitan area, "4" for home city of 10,000-49,999 in metropolitan area, and "5" for home city of 50,000 or more in metropolitan area.
core: primary flow within an Urban Cluster of 10,000 to 49,999 (large UC) 0.
A micropolitan area
is described as one with a core urban area of at least 10,000 people, but fewer than 50,000.
Robert Lang and Dawn Dhavale, in their 2004 study "Micropolitan America: A Brand New Geography," comment that the new micropolitan area
, designation by the U.
The growing micropolitan area
that includes Hattiesburg, Forrest County, and neighboring Lamar County was designated a Metropolitan Statistical Area in 1994, with a combined population of more than 100,000 residents.
Until now, Twin Falls has been considered a micropolitan area
an urban cluster with less than 50,000 residents and was the only sizeable Idaho city not within an MSA.
When all factors were considered in final model, only needs factors and living in a micropolitan area
remained significant predictors of any mental health services use.