|Metro Area Name||State/ Prov.||Country||Recent Population||5 Year Earlier Population||% Change|
|Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario||CA||United States||4,489,159||4,224,851||6.26%|
|San Francisco-Oakland-Hayward||CA||United States||4,656,132||4,335,391||7.40%|
|Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell||GA||United States||5,710,795||5,286,728||8.02%|
|Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton)||ON||Canada||5,928,040||5,583,064||6.18%|
|Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||United States||6,012,331||5,564,635||8.05%|
|Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||United States||6,772,470||5,920,416||14.39%|
|Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington||TX||United States||7,233,323||6,426,214||12.56%|
|Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||United States||13,340,068||12,828,837||3.99%|
|New York-Newark-Jersey City||NY||United States||20,182,305||19,567,410||3.14%|
Metro Areas are equated with "Metropolitan Statistical Areas" (MSA)*. An "MSA" consists of "one or more counties and includes the counties containing the core urban area with population of 50,000 or more, as well as any adjacent counties that have a high degree of social and economic integration (as measured by commuting to work) with the urban core." (U.S. Office of Management and Budget).
* Canada uses the term "Census Metropolitan Area" (CMA).
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