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Ben Kaufman is a typical example of the Gen Y entrepreneur. As a 20-year-old college student he started a com- A metropolitan statistical area has at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more
people and adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic
A micropolitan statistical area has at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000
but less than 50,000 people and adjacent territory that has a high degree of social
and economic integration. 63 ker81063_ch03_058-077.indd Page 64 8/13/08 12:57:08 AM user
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/Volumes/203/MHBR060/ker10ch03 If a metropolitan statistical area contains a population of 2.5 million or more, it may
be subdivided into smaller areas called metropolitan divisions. In addition, adjacent
metropolitan statistical areas and micropolitan statistical areas may be grouped into
combined statistical areas.9
There are currently 362 metropolitan statistical areas, which include 83 percent
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