Census Bureau

Table 2. DISTRIBUTION, BY DIVISION, OF COUNTIES ADDED TO AND DELETED FROM METROPOLITAN TERRITORY: 1984-92

(Excludes New England and Puerto Rico.)

Census Division Added 1984-901 Added 1992 Deleted 1992 In MAs established
in 1992

Middle Atlantic 1 5 3 0
         
East North Central 0 17 1 0
West North Central 2 9 1 0
         
South Atlantic 1 28 4 8
East South Central 2 7 8 0
West South Central 0 15 1 0
         
Mountain 4 6 0 0
Pacific 1 3 0 1
         
Total 122 90 182 9

1All but one of the 12 additions were in new areas (exception: Harvey County, KS, added to the Wichita MSA).
2Both totals include Madison County, TN (Jackson MSA)

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division,
Population Distribution Branch

Authors: Richard L. Forstall and James D. Fitzsimmons
Last Revised: October 31, 2011 at 10:03:15 PM