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Old Posted Oct 21, 2019, 10:58 AM
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Originally Posted by ocman View Post
Perris Valley and San Diego?? All you would need to do would be to include Inland Empire in LA's MSA and that would be enough. That’s an extra 4 million people.
The IE is already in LA's CSA. LA has 4 million fewer residents than NY by CSA, and that's after the Census removed nearly a million people from NY's CSA.

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Originally Posted by ocman View Post
Which brings me to the point that it wouldn't be noticed if LA were bigger. Because excluding Inland Empire from LA MSA is somewhat arbitary anyway.
There's nothing remotely "arbitrary" about the Census classifications. They may be silly or nonsensical, but they're the opposite of "arbitrary".