Pennsylvania metropolitan areas

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Pennsylvania has fourteen metropolitan statistical areas (MSAs) and four combined statistical areas (CSAs), as defined by the United States Census Bureau. A map of the Pennsylvania MSAs is available from the Census Bureau. As of 2016 Philadelphia is the seventh largest United States metropolitan area.[1] In 2003, the U.S. Census introduced "metropolitan divisions" within some metropolitan areas. Pennsylvania has one metropolitan division within the Philadelphia–Camden–Wilmington MSA.

Metropolitan statistical areas (MSA's)[edit]

The following table lists population figures for those metropolitan statistical areas, in rank of population. Population figures are 2017 U.S. Census estimates.

Rank Metropolitan Area Metropolitan Division Population
1 Philadelphia–Camden–Wilmington (PA-NJ-DE-MD)   6,096,120
2 Pittsburgh   2,333,367
3 Allentown–Bethlehem–Easton (PA-NJ)   840,550
4 Harrisburg–Carlisle   571,903
5 ScrantonWilkes-Barre   555,426
6 Lancaster   542,903
7 YorkHanover   446,078
8 Reading   417,854
9 Erie   274,541
10 East Stroudsburg   168,046
11 State College   162,660
12 ChambersburgWaynesboro   154,234
13 Lebanon   139,754
14 Johnstown   133,054
15 Altoona   123,457
16 Williamsport   113,841
17 Gettysburg   102,336
18 BloomsburgBerwick   84,204

Combined statistical areas (CSA's)[edit]

The following table lists population figures for those combined statistical areas in Pennsylvania, in rank of population. Metropolitan population figures are as of the 2005 U.S. Census estimates. Pennsylvania county population figures are as of the 2003 U.S. Census.

Rank Metropolitan Area Counties Population
1 Philadelphia–Camden–Vineland (PA-NJ-DE-MD) 5,951,797
Bucks 613,110
Chester 457,393
Delaware 554,432
Montgomery 770,747
Philadelphia 1,479,339
2 PittsburghNew Castle (PA) 2,494,949
Allegheny 1,261,303
Armstrong 71,659
Beaver 178,697
Butler 180,040
Fayette 146,121
Washington 204,286
Westmoreland 368,224
3 Harrisburg–Carlisle–Lebanon (PA) 643,820
Cumberland 219,892
Dauphin 253,388
Lebanon 122,652
Perry 44,188
4 YorkHanoverGettysburg (PA) 499,935
Adams 96,456
York 394,915

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