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Number of Governments
Year: 2002; Region: Largest 4 MSAs

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 Scale Range: 0 - 1,742       01943875817749681.16K1.35K1.54K1.74K
Chicago-Naperville-Joliet, IL-IN-WI 2002 1,742 Barchart image
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Santa Ana, CA 2002 539 Barchart image
New York-Newark-Edison, NY-NJ-PA 2002 1,542 Barchart image
Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington, PA-NJ-DE-MD 2002 931 Barchart image

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.