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MSASIZE reports the population size of the metropolitan area in which a household is located, if applicable.

While the Census Bureau's terminology for metropolitan areas and the classification of specific areas changes over time, the general concept is consistent: a metropolitan area consists of a large population center and adjacent communities that have a high degree of economic and social interaction.

MSASIZE information was added to the data by the Census Bureau, not collected from respondents.


Metropolitan area definitions changed during 2004.


  • CPS households.


  • 2003-2023


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