San Juan, Puerto Rico metropolitan area

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This article is about the San Juan Metropolitan Statistical Area comprising forty-one municipalities. The "San Juan Metro Area" includes the immediate surrounding municipalities of Bayamón, Carolina, Cataño, Guaynabo, and Trujillo Alto.[1]
Map of Puerto Rico highlighting the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Metropolitan Statistical Area

The San Juan Metropolitan Statistical Area, officially known as the "San Juan-Carolina-Caguas, PR Metropolitan Statistical Area"[2] is a United States Census Bureau defined Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in northeastern Puerto Rico. A July 1, 2009 Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 2,617,089, a 4.31% increase over the 2000 census figure of 2,509,007.[3]

San Juan-Carolina-Caguas is the largest metropolitan area (by population) in Puerto Rico, covering approximately half of the island. Its principal cities are San Juan, Carolina, Caguas and Guaynabo[2]

Municipalities

A total of forty-one municipalities (Spanish: municipios) are included as part of the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2][4] The total area for the MSA is 1,902.45 square miles. They are:

Combined Statistical Area

Components of the San Juan-Carolina-Caguas Combined Statistical Area.
  San Juan-Carolina-Caguas MSA
  Fajardo MSA
  Utuado μSA

The San Juan–Caguas–Fajardo Combined Statistical Area (CSA) includes two metropolitan areas, one micropolitan area, and forty-five municipalities. A July 1, 2009 Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 2,732,036, a 4.16% increase over the 2000 census figure of 2,622,876. The San Juan–Caguas–Fajardo Combined Statistical Area comprises 68.9% of Puerto Rico's total population.[5]

Components

  • Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs)
    • Fajardo (3 Municipalities)
    • San Juan-Carolina-Caguas (41 Municipalities)
  • Micropolitan Statistical Areas (μSAs)

See also

References

  1. www.upr.edu Office of the Dean of Graduate Studies and Research - Metropolitan area. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 www.whitehouse.gov Office of Management and Budget I The White House - Puerto Rico Metropolitan Statistical Area - Code 41980 - Revised Delineations of Metropolitan Statistical Areas as of 2013 Census Bureau. Retrieved 2015-11-09.
  3. "Table 3. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas in Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-03)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  4. "Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses (OMB Bulletin 08 - 01)" (CSV). 2007 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-11-20. Retrieved 2008-11-10.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  5. "Table 4. Annual Estimates of the Population of Combined Statistical Areas in Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-04)" (CSV). 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Retrieved 2010-03-31.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>