San Germán–Cabo Rojo metropolitan area

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Map of Puerto Rico highlighting the San Germán-Cabo Rojo Metropolitan Statistical Area.

The San Germán-Cabo Rojo Metropolitan Statistical Area is a United States Census Bureau defined Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) in southwestern Puerto Rico. A July 1, 2009 Census Bureau estimate placed the population at 148,559, a 9.06% increase over the 2000 census figure of 136,212.[1]

San Germán-Cabo Rojo is the fourth largest metropolitan area (by population) in Puerto Rico and is the second fastest growing MSA, after Aguadilla–Isabela–San Sebastián, in the Commonwealth.

Municipalities[edit]

A total of four municipalities (Spanish: municipios) are included as part of the San Germán-Cabo Rojo Metropolitan Statistical Area.[2] They are:

Combined Statistical Area[edit]

The San Germán-Cabo Rojo Metropolitan Statistical Area is a component of the Mayagüez–San Germán–Cabo Rojo Combined Statistical Area.

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Table 3. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas in Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-03)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2010-03-23. Archived from the original (CSV) on June 15, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-31.
  2. ^ "Update of Statistical Area Definitions and Guidance on Their Uses (OMB Bulletin 08 - 01)" (PDF). 2007 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2007-11-20. Archived from the original (CSV) on 2008-11-17. Retrieved 2008-11-10.