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Number of Governments
Year: 2002; Region: 100 Largest MSAs

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Number of Governments
Year: 2002; Ordered: alphabetically
Metro Area Value
Akron, OH 117
Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 268
Albuquerque, NM 71
Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ 250
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta, GA 335
Augusta-Richmond County, GA-SC 67
Austin-Round Rock, TX 188
Bakersfield, CA 168
Baltimore-Towson, MD 81
Baton Rouge, LA 55
Birmingham-Hoover, AL 174
Boise City-Nampa, ID 163
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA-NH 506
Bridgeport-Stamford-Norwalk, CT 126
Buffalo-Cheektowaga-Tonawanda, NY 141
Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL 41
Charleston-North Charleston, SC 59
Charlotte-Gastonia-Concord, NC-SC 79
Chattanooga, TN-GA 66
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 1,742
Cincinnati-Middletown, OH-KY-IN 468
Cleveland-Elyria-Mentor, OH 295
Colorado Springs, CO 108
Columbia, SC 72
Columbus, OH 350
Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX 447
Dayton, OH 181
Denver-Aurora, CO 488
Des Moines, IA 144
Detroit-Warren-Livonia, MI 375
El Paso, TX 37
Fresno, CA 172
Grand Rapids-Wyoming, MI 175
Greensboro-High Point, NC 36
Greenville, SC 73
Harrisburg-Carlisle, PA 218
Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford, CT 175
Honolulu, HI 5
Houston-Baytown-Sugar Land, TX 957
Indianapolis, IN 467
Jackson, MS 68
Jacksonville, FL 54
Kansas City, MO-KS 663
Knoxville, TN 57
Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 34
Lancaster, PA 141
Las Vegas-Paradise, NV 21
Little Rock-North Little Rock, AR 204
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 539
Louisville, KY-IN 361
Madison, WI 208
McAllen-Edinburg-Pharr, TX 78
Memphis, TN-MS-AR 119
Miami-Fort Lauderdale-Miami Beach, FL 184
Milwaukee-Waukesha-West Allis, WI 196
Minneapolis-St. Paul-Bloomington, MN-WI 551
Modesto, CA 105
Nashville-Davidson-Murfreesboro, TN 138
New Haven-Milford, CT 89
New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA 33
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 1,542
Ogden-Clearfield, UT 82
Oklahoma City, OK 200
Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 518
Orlando, FL 80
Oxnard-Thousand Oaks-Ventura, CA 87
Palm Bay-Melbourne-Titusville, FL 35
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 931
Phoenix-Mesa-Scottsdale, AZ 216
Pittsburgh, PA 960
Portland-Vancouver-Beaverton, OR-WA 303
Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY 174
Providence-New Bedford-Fall River, RI-MA 188
Provo-Orem, UT 65
Raleigh-Cary, NC 49
Richmond, VA 54
Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario, CA 339
Rochester, NY 243
Sacramento-Arden-Arcade-Roseville, CA 347
Salt Lake City, UT 120
San Antonio, TX 151
San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos, CA 180
San Francisco-Oakland-Fremont, CA 412
San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara, CA 123
Sarasota-Bradenton-Venice, FL 47
Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, PA 267
Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA 336
Springfield, MA 162
St. Louis, MO-IL 960
Stockton, CA 129
Syracuse, NY 180
Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 97
Toledo, OH 177
Tucson, AZ 48
Tulsa, OK 246
Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC 42
Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV 150
Wichita, KS 279
Worcester, MA 164
Youngstown-Warren-Boardman, OH-PA 206

Definition: This indicator provides the number of general purpose governments, such as counties, cities, towns, etc., and single-purpose governments, such as school districts, utility authorities, and special districts, in the metro area.

Source: Dr. David Y. Miller, University of Pittsburgh, analysis of U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, Census of Governments, 2002.