South Central Colorado Urban Area


South Central Colorado Urban Area

The South Central Colorado Urban Area encompasses the Colorado Springs Metropolitan Statistical Area, the Pueblo Metropolitan Statistical Area, and the Cañon City Micropolitan Statistical Area in the central and south central region of the State of Colorado. With the exception of northern Teller County and small portions of northern El Paso County, the entire South Central Colorado Urban Area is drained by the Arkansas River and its tributaries. The South Central Colorado Urban Area is the southernmost of the three primary subregions of the Front Range Urban Corridor.

The United States Census Bureau estimates that the South Central Colorado Urban Area had a population of 786,588 in 2005, an increase of 8.48% since 2000.cite web | date = August 18 2006 | url = http://www.census.gov/population/www/estimates/metropop/2005/cbsa-01-fmt.csv | title = CBSA-EST2005-alldata: Population Estimates and Estimated Components of Change for Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas and Their Geographic Components: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 | format = CSV | work = 2005 Population Estimates | publisher = U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division | accessdate = December 28 | accessyear = 2006] In 2005, 16.9% of Coloradans lived in the 4 counties of the South Central Colorado Urban Area.cite web | date = April 1 2006 | url = http://www.census.gov/popest/states/tables/NST-EST2005-01.csv | title = Table 1: Annual Estimates of the Population for the United States and States, and for Puerto Rico: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2005 | format = CSV | work = 2005 Population Estimates | publisher = U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division | accessdate = December 28 | accessyear = 2006]

Extent

Largest cities

Constituent jurisdictions

The South Central Colorado Urban Area includes the Town of Boone, the Town of Brookside, the Town of Calhan, the City of Cañon City, the Town of Coal Creek, the City of Colorado Springs, the City of Cripple Creek, the City of Florence, the City of Fountain, the Town of Green Mountain Falls, the City of Manitou Springs, the Town of Monument, the Town of Palmer Lake, the City of Pueblo, the Town of Ramah, the Town of Rockvale, the Town of Rye, the City of Victor, the Town of Williamsburg, the City of Woodland Park, unincorporated El Paso County, unincorporated Fremont County, unincorporated Pueblo County, and unincorporated Teller County, Colorado.

ee also

*Cheyenne Metropolitan Area
*Colorado metropolitan areas
*Front Range Urban Corridor
*North Central Colorado Urban Area
*State of Colorado

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