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Metro Area Population, Migration Data

The total population for U.S. metro areas climbed nearly 7.5 million between 2010 and 2013. About 3 million people migrated from abroad or moved from non-metro areas. Natural change, or births minus deaths, accounted for the remainder of the population increase.

Select a metro area below to display changes in population between 2010 and 2013. Population and migration data for all counties within a given metro area are shown.

Notes on the data:
- Migration data shown are net totals.
- International migration considers immigrants moving to the U.S., natives returning to the country and movement of members of the military.
- Natural change (not shown) is included in the totals.
- Rates listed are per 1,000 residents.

Select a metro area below for data showing what's behind changes in its population:


See a map with previously reported metro area population changes between 2011 and 2012.

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