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Every Metro Area in the United States

In the United States, Metropolitan Statistical Areas consist of a city with a large population and its surrounding counties. Can you name them all, based on a map?
Not including micropolitan statistical areas
Does not include Puerto Rico or other territories
Based on the map from this quiz
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Last updated: September 25, 2022
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Population
Metro Area
19,768,458
New York - Newark - Jersey City
12,997,353
Los Angeles - Long Beach - Anaheim
9,509,934
Chicago - Naperville - Elgin
7,759,615
Dallas - Fort Worth - Arlington
7,206,841
Houston - The Woodlands - Sugar Land
6,356,434
Washington - Arlington - Alexandria
6,228,601
Philadelphia - Camden - Wilmington
6,144,050
Atlanta - Sandy Springs - Alpharetta
6,091,747
Miami - Fort Lauderdale - Pompano Beach
4,946,145
Phoenix - Mesa - Chandler
4,899,932
Boston - Cambridge - Newton
4,653,105
Riverside - San Bernardino - Ontario
4,623,264
San Francisco - Oakland - Berkeley
4,365,205
Detroit - Warren - Dearborn
4,011,553
Seattle - Tacoma - Bellevue
3,690,512
Minneapolis - St. Paul - Bloomington
3,286,069
San Diego - Chula Vista - Carlsbad
3,219,514
Tampa - St. Petersburg - Clearwater
2,972,566
Denver - Aurora - Lakewood
2,838,327
Baltimore - Columbia - Towson
2,809,299
St. Louis
2,701,046
Charlotte - Concord - Gastonia
2,691,925
Orlando - Kissimmee - Sanford
2,601,788
San Antonio - New Braunfels
2,511,612
Portland - Vancouver - Hillsboro
2,411,428
Sacramento - Roseville - Folsom
2,353,538
Pittsburgh
2,352,426
Austin - Round Rock - Georgetown
2,292,476
Las Vegas - Henderson - Paradise
2,259,935
Cincinnati
2,199,490
Kansas City
2,151,017
Columbus
2,126,804
Indianapolis - Carmel - Anderson
2,075,662
Cleveland - Elyria
2,012,476
Nashville - Murfreesboro - Franklin
1,952,185
San Jose - Sunnyvale - Santa Clara
1,803,328
Virginia Beach - Norfolk - Newport News
1,675,774
Providence - Warwick
1,637,666
Jacksonville
1,566,487
Milwaukee - Waukesha
1,448,411
Raleigh - Cary
1,441,647
Oklahoma City
1,336,103
Memphis
1,324,062
Richmond
1,284,566
Louisville
1,263,061
Salt Lake City
1,261,726
New Orleans - Metairie
1,211,906
Hartford - East Hartford - Middletown
1,162,336
Buffalo - Cheektowaga
1,114,262
Birmingham - Hoover
1,091,620
Grand Rapids - Kentwood
1,084,973
Rochester
1,052,030
Tucson
1,023,988
Tulsa
1,013,581
Fresno
1,000,890
Honolulu
978,447
Worcester
971,637
Omaha - Council Bluffs
959,768
Bridgeport - Stamford - Norwalk
940,774
Greenville - Anderson
918,259
Albuquerque
917,673
Bakersfield
899,286
Albany - Schenectady - Troy
893,412
Knoxville
880,356
McAllen - Edinburg - Mission
871,905
Baton Rouge
871,234
El Paso
865,310
Allentown - Bethlehem - Easton
863,700
New Haven - Milford
859,760
North Port - Sarasota - Bradenton
839,784
Oxnard - Thousand Oaks - Ventura
838,250
Columbia
813,516
Dayton - Kettering
813,052
Charleston - North Charleston
795,268
Boise City
789,410
Stockton
787,976
Cape Coral - Fort Myers
778,848
Greensboro - High Point
762,793
Colorado Springs
753,520
Lakeland - Winter Haven
750,936
Little Rock - North Little Rock - Conway
719,146
Des Moines - West Des Moines
706,696
Ogden - Clearfield
701,637
Poughkeepsie - Newburgh - Middletown
700,015
Akron
697,141
Provo - Orem
695,305
Springfield
685,344
Deltona - Daytona Beach - Ormond Beach
683,183
Madison
681,438
Winston-Salem
658,281
Syracuse
654,012
Durham - Chapel Hill
647,919
Wichita
644,217
Toledo
616,628
Palm Bay - Melbourne - Titusville
615,933
Augusta
596,305
Harrisburg - Carlisle
593,466
Spokane - Spokane Valley
587,202
Jackson
567,750
Scranton - Wilkes-Barre
567,641
Chattanooga
560,709
Fayetteville - Springdale - Rogers
556,893
Portland - South Portland
553,652
Lancaster
552,999
Modesto
540,281
Lansing - East Lansing
538,069
Youngstown - Warren - Boardman
524,588
Fayetteville
517,846
Lexington
516,388
Pensacola - Ferry Pass - Brent
509,794
Myrtle Beach - Conway - North Myrtle Beach
503,521
Port St. Lucie
502,728
Huntsville
497,535
Reno
486,101
Killeen - Temple
485,887
Santa Rosa - Petaluma
481,483
Springfield
479,212
Lafayette
477,054
Visalia
472,341
Asheville
458,696
York - Hanover
451,716
Vallejo
446,475
Santa Maria - Santa Barbara
437,325
Salinas
436,283
Salem
429,342
Reading
429,223
Salisbury
428,220
Mobile
424,079
Manchester - Nashua
423,038
Fort Wayne
423,029
Brownsville - Harlingen
422,778
Corpus Christi
418,082
Gulfport - Biloxi
410,008
Savannah
404,208
Flint
400,525
Canton - Massillon
398,807
Anchorage
398,224
Peoria
395,419
Beaumont - Port Arthur
389,155
Shreveport - Bossier City
385,980
Naples - Marco Island
385,915
Ocala
385,898
Trenton - Princeton
385,798
Montgomery
385,776
Tallahassee
383,189
Eugene - Springfield
381,568
Davenport - Moline - Rock Island
369,390
Ann Arbor
366,441
Hickory - Lenoir - Morganton
362,533
Fort Collins
356,581
Huntington - Ashland
342,117
Lincoln
341,756
Gainesville
340,036
Greeley
336,278
Rockford
335,864
Spartanburg
329,543
Boulder
329,490
Green Bay
328,304
Clarksville
327,536
Columbus
325,245
Lubbock
323,695
South Bend - Mishawaka
314,496
Roanoke
313,946
Evansville
308,661
Kingsport - Bristol
308,293
Kennewick - Richland
298,227
Hagerstown - Martinsburg
297,977
Olympia - Lacey - Tumwater
293,324
Crestview - Fort Walton Beach - Destin
291,833
Wilmington
290,780
Duluth
290,211
Utica - Rome
287,868
Longview
286,461
Merced
283,159
San Luis Obispo - Paso Robles
281,958
Sioux Falls
280,428
Waco
275,435
Cedar Rapids
274,966
Atlantic City - Hammonton
274,314
Bremerton - Silverdale - Port Orchard
272,041
College Station - Bryan
269,703
Amarillo
269,011
Erie
268,805
Norwich - New London
268,191
Tuscaloosa
267,945
Laredo
267,792
Santa Cruz - Watsonville
262,258
Lynchburg
261,108
Kalamazoo - Portage
256,035
Yakima
255,020
Charleston
252,136
Fargo
Population
Metro Area
245,459
Fort Smith
245,220
Binghamton
244,084
Appleton
242,253
Prescott Valley - Prescott
239,294
Daphne - Fairhope - Foley
237,186
Tyler
233,883
Macon
232,670
Topeka
232,411
Barnstable Town
228,831
Bellingham
227,151
Rochester
226,611
Burlington - South Burlington
224,709
Lafayette - West Lafayette
223,734
Medford
222,696
Champaign - Urbana
222,688
Charlottesville
222,072
Hilton Head Island - Bluffton
221,508
Las Cruces
217,759
Athens
217,692
Lake Havasu City - Kingman
213,123
Columbia
210,362
Lake Charles
208,309
Chico
208,068
Johnson City
207,369
Gainesville
206,990
Yuma
206,921
Elkhart - Goshen
206,898
Springfield
206,212
Houma - Thibodaux
206,160
Jacksonville
204,884
Monroe
204,801
Bend
200,406
St. Cloud
199,259
Florence
196,896
Racine
195,246
Warner Robins
194,843
Punta Gorda
191,226
St. George
189,591
Saginaw
187,037
Billings
184,910
Terre Haute
184,149
Dover
182,951
Kingston
182,594
Bowling Green
182,541
Joplin
182,484
Yuba City
182,139
Redding
180,799
Jackson
179,851
El Centro
179,789
Coeur d'Alene
179,168
Panama City
177,314
Abilene
177,239
Iowa City
177,218
Auburn - Opelika
176,511
Muskegon
173,877
Burlington
173,317
Eau Claire
173,180
Midland
173,078
Hattiesburg
172,169
Greenville
171,623
Oshkosh - Neenah
170,889
Bloomington
169,622
Pueblo
169,273
East Stroudsburg
167,796
Waterloo - Cedar Falls
166,189
Wausau - Weston
165,293
Blacksburg - Christiansburg
164,381
Janesville - Beloit
164,221
Kahului - Wailuku - Lahaina
163,662
Sebastian - Vero Beach
162,786
Idaho Falls
161,321
Bloomington
161,091
Odessa
160,050
Jackson
159,410
Madera
158,083
Homosassa Springs
157,527
State College
157,335
Grand Junction
156,766
Elizabethtown - Fort Knox
156,758
Decatur
156,289
Chambersburg - Waynesboro
155,274
Monroe
155,201
Santa Fe
153,627
Vineland - Bridgeton
153,443
Hanford - Corcoran
153,101
Niles
152,765
Bangor
152,083
Logan
151,618
Dothan
151,517
Florence - Muscle Shoals
150,890
Alexandria
150,706
Jefferson City
149,265
Sioux City
149,152
Valdosta
149,013
Wichita Falls
147,773
Albany
147,174
Texarkana
145,155
Winchester
145,052
Flagstaff
143,855
Morristown
143,535
Rocky Mount
143,493
Lebanon
142,799
Dalton
141,979
Rapid City
140,745
Morgantown
139,336
Sherman - Denison
139,211
La Crosse - Onalaska
137,740
Wheeling
136,207
Napa
135,824
Harrisonburg
135,782
Sumter
135,638
The Villages
135,633
Springfield
135,217
Hammond
134,878
Jonesboro
134,417
Bismarck
133,932
Manhattan
133,819
Battle Creek
132,907
Carbondale - Marion
132,167
Johnstown
130,696
Mount Vernon - Anacortes
129,839
Albany - Lebanon
128,657
Pittsfield
127,938
Cleveland
127,543
Lawton
126,574
Glens Falls
126,195
Ames
126,050
Sierra Vista - Douglas
125,774
Staunton
125,195
Mansfield
123,342
Wenatchee
122,344
San Angelo
122,273
New Bern
121,767
Altoona
121,227
Owensboro
120,993
Farmington
120,424
St. Joseph
119,533
Missoula
119,363
Lawrence
117,747
Sheboygan
116,905
Twin Falls
116,835
Goldsboro
116,295
Watertown - Fort Drum
115,972
Anniston - Oxford
115,585
Weirton - Steubenville
114,468
California - Lexington Park
113,963
Brunswick
113,698
Beckley
113,605
Williamsport
112,390
Michigan City - La Porte
111,871
Muncie
111,524
Longview
111,034
Lewiston - Auburn
106,601
Kankakee
105,162
Ithaca
104,362
Fond du Lac
104,127
Gettysburg
103,612
Mankato
103,462
Grand Forks
103,296
Sebring - Avon Park
103,162
Gadsden
102,985
Bay City
102,432
Decatur
101,670
Lima
100,863
Cheyenne
100,330
Hot Springs
98,771
Rome
98,718
Dubuque
98,127
Victoria
97,699
Cape Girardeau
96,213
Pocatello
96,017
Corvallis
95,661
Ocean City
95,593
Fairbanks
94,586
Cumberland
88,687
Parkersburg - Vienna
88,346
Grants Pass
86,412
Pine Bluff
84,511
Great Falls
83,687
Kokomo
83,457
Midland
83,045
Elmira
82,959
Bloomsburg - Berwick
82,863
Hinesville
82,475
Columbus
79,555
Casper
76,175
Grand Island
73,095
Danville
64,851
Lewiston
62,682
Walla Walla
61,926
Enid
58,993
Carson City
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Level 75
Sep 24, 2022
you say does not include Puerto Rico, but it does! San juan Bayamon is in the list
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Level 75
Sep 24, 2022
however really good quiz, nice variation on a theme, thanks
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Level 63
Sep 24, 2022
Really good quiz, I will nominate it once a few small things are fixed: Lexington, Kentucky doesn't seem to work on the map (however the answer does work) and the caveat mentions that territories are not included while the quiz includes territories.
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Level 76
Oct 2, 2022
It looks like Barnstable Town is missing from the map. :)