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Cartographic Boundary KML Files - Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas and Related Statistical Areas

The cartographic boundary files are simplified representations of selected geographic areas from the Census Bureauís MAF/TIGER geographic database. These boundary files are specifically designed for small scale thematic mapping.

Generalized boundary files are clipped to a simplified version of the U.S. outline. As a result, some off-shore areas may be excluded from the generalized files. For more details about these files, please see our Cartographic Boundary File Description page.

2013

File Naming Convention:

cb_2013_us_area_rr.kmz,

  where area is the geographic area:

  • cbsa = Core Based Statistical Areas
  • csa = Combined Statistical Areas
  • necta = New England City and Town Areas

  and rr is the resolution level:

  • 500k = 1:500,000
  • 5m = 1:5,000,000
  • 20m = 1:20,000,000

Download Core Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs):  

cb_2013_us_cbsa_500k.kmz

cb_2013_us_cbsa_5m.kmz

cb_2013_us_cbsa_20m.kmz

Download Combined Statistical Areas (CSAs):  

cb_2013_us_csa_500k.kmz

cb_2013_us_csa_5m.kmz

cb_2013_us_csa_20m.kmz

Download New England City and Town Areas (NECTAs):  

cb_2013_us_necta_500k.kmz


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Geography | (301) 763-1128 |  Last Revised: July 03, 2014