Metropolitan area census estimates released

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The latest US Census metropolitan area population estimates for the U.S. and Puerto Rico as of July 2008 have been released. Find out where Jacksonville ranks.



The Country's Largest Metropolitan Areas by Population - July 1, 2008 census estimates

01 - New York-Northern New Jersey-Long Island, NY-NJ-PA 19,006,798
02 - Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 12,872,808
03 - Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 9,569,624
04 - Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 6,300,006
05 - Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 5,838,471
06 - Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX 5,728,143
07 - Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach, FL 5,414,772
08 - Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 5,376,285
09 - Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 5,358,130
10 - Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 4,522,858
11 - Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 4,425,110
12 - Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 4,281,899
13 - San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 4,274,531
14 - Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 4,115,871
15 - Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 3,344,813
16 - Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 3,229,878
17 - San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 3,001,072
18 - St. Louis, MO-IL 2,816,710
19 - Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,733,761
20 - Baltimore-Towson, MD 2,667,117
21 - Denver-Aurora, CO 2,506,626
22 - Pittsburgh, PA 2,351,192
23 - Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 2,207,462
24 - Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 2,155,137
25 - Sacramento--Arden-Arcade--Roseville, CA 2,109,832
26 - Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 2,088,291
27 - Orlando-Kissimmee, FL 2,054,574
28 - San Antonio, TX 2,031,445
29 - Kansas City, MO-KS 2,002,047
30 - Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 1,865,746
31 - San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 1,819,198
32 - Columbus, OH 1,773,120
33 - Indianapolis-Carmel, IN 1,715,459
34 - Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 1,701,799
35 - Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 1,658,292
36 - Austin-Round Rock, TX 1,652,602
37 - Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 1,596,611
38 - Nashville-Davidson--Murfreesboro--Franklin, TN 1,550,733
39 - Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 1,549,308
40 - Jacksonville, FL 1,313,228
41 - Memphis, TN-MS-AR 1,285,732
42 - Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN 1,244,696
43 - Richmond, VA 1,225,626
44 - Oklahoma City, OK 1,206,142
45 - Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 1,190,512
46 - New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 1,134,029
47 - Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 1,124,309
48 - Birmingham-Hoover, AL 1,117,608
49 - Salt Lake City, UT 1,115,692
50 - Raleigh-Cary, NC 1,088,765
51 - Rochester, NY 1,034,090
52 - Tucson, AZ 1,012,018

http://www.census.gov/popest/estimates.html


First Coast Breakdown

Duval County

2008: 850,962
2000: 778,879

2007-2008: +3,998
2000-2008: +72,083

St. Johns County

2008: 181,540
2000: 123,135

2007-2008: +6,382
2000 - 2008: +58,405

Clay County

2008: 184,727
2000: 140,814

2007-2008: +3,048
2000-2008: +43,913


Nassau County

2008: 69,835
2000: 57,663

2007-2008: +1,514
2000-2008: +12,172

Baker County

2008: 26,164
2000: 22,259

2007-2008: +473
2000-2008: +3,906


Florida's Top 10 Counties

1. Miami-Dade County

2008: 2,398,245
2000: 2,253,362

2007-2008: +15,284
2000-2008: +144,883

2. Broward County

2008: 1,751,234
2000: 1,623,018

2007-2008: +2,463
2000-2008: +128,216

3. Palm Beach County

2008: 1,265,293
2000: 1,131,184

2007-2008: +4,907
2000-2008: +134,109

4. Hillsborough County

2008: 1,180,784
2000: 998,948

2007-2008: +10,266
2000-2008: +181,836

5. Orange County

2008: 1,072,801
2000: 896,344

2007-2008: +8,822
2000-2008: +176,457

6. Pinellas County

2008: 910,260
2000: 921,482

2007-2008: -4,184
2000-2008: -11,222

7. Duval County

2008: 850,962
2000: 778,879

2007-2008: +3,998
2000-2008: +72,083

8. Lee County

2008: 593,136
2000: 440,888

2007-2008: +5,007
2000-2008: +152,248

9. Polk County

2008: 580,594
2000: 483,924

2007-2008: +7,627
2000-2008: +96,670

10. Brevard County

2008: 536,521
2000: 476,230

2007-2008: +1,516
2000-2008: +60,291


Florida's 10 Largest Metropolitan Areas

State Rank - 2008 Population - 2007-2008 Percent Change - Metropolitan Area


1. 5,414,772 0.4% Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Pompano Beach

2. 2,733,761 0.7% Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater

3. 2,054,574 1.3% Orlando-Kissimmee

4. 1,313,228 1.2% Jacksonville

5. 687,823 0.4% Bradenton-Sarasota-Venice

6. 593,136 0.9% Cape Coral-Fort Myers

7. 580,594 1.7% Lakeland-Winter Haven

8. 536,521 0.3% Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville

9. 498,036 -0.3% Deltona-Daytona Beach-Ormand Beach

10. 452,992 0.4% Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent

To find information for other U.S. Metropolitan Areas not mentioned: http://www.theledger.com/section/POLKI0855