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Location of the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area in Virginia

The Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area is a Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in Virginia as defined by the United States Office of Management and Budget (OMB). As of the 2000 census, the MSA had a population of 174,021 (though a July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 200,212).[1]

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MSA components

Note: Since a state constitutional change in 1871, all cities in Virginia are independent cities that are not located in any county. The OMB considers these independent cities to be county-equivalents for the purpose of defining MSAs in Virginia.

Four counties and one independent city are included in the Charlottesville Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2]

Communities

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Places with more than 40,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 10,000 inhabitants

Places with less than 1,000 inhabitants

Unincorporated places

Demographics

As of the census[3] of 2000, there were 174,021 people, 67,575 households, and 42,840 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 80.77% White, 14.07% African American, 0.16% Native American, 2.68% Asian, 0.03% Pacific Islander, 0.80% from other races, and 1.50% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 2.23% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $42,166, and the median income for a family was $50,225. Males had a median income of $32,974 versus $26,579 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $21,574.

Politics

Presidential election results
Year GOP DEM Others
2008 39.6% 39,701 59.2% 59,247 1.2% 1.208
2004 47.4% 39,928 51.5% 43,374 1.2% 909
2000 48.7% 33,575 45.7% 32,129 6.4% 4,524
1996 45.0% 27,115 48.0% 28,903 6.9% 4,178
1992 41.4% 25,834 45.9% 28,644 12.7% 7,979
1988 54.6% 28,117 44.2% 22,767 1.3% 653
1984 59.3% 28,642 40.2% 19.142 0.5% 247
1980 48.2% 21,504 42.4% 18,918 9.6% 4,213
1976 49.9% 19,664 48.9% 18,892 2.2% 872
1972 61.6% 19,222 36.7% 11,452 1.8% 551
1968 48.4% 13.012 30.0% 8,030 21.7% 5,841
1964 46.6% 10,023 52.9% 11,370 0.5% 98
1960 54.1% 8,897 45.0% 7,404 0.9% 149

See also

References

  1. ^ "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2008 (CBSA-EST2008-01)" (CSV). 2008 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2009-03-19. http://www.census.gov/popest/metro/tables/2008/CBSA-EST2008-01.csv. Retrieved 2009-03-21.  
  2. ^ "Metropolitan Statistical Areas and Components" (TXT). Metropolitan statistical areas and metropolitan divisions defined by the Office of Management and Budget, November 2007. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2008-06-24. http://www.census.gov/population/www/metroareas/lists/2007/List4.txt. Retrieved 2008-09-01.  
  3. ^ "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. http://factfinder.census.gov. Retrieved 2008-01-31.  

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