Census Bureau Drops Enid from List of Urbanized Areas
WASHINGTON _ The Enid metropolitan area was dropped from the U.S. Census Bureau list of "urbanized areas" Thursday.
The Census Bureau said Thursday it was officially adding 33 cities on the urbanized area list. But two cities _ Danville, Ill., and Enid _ lost the designation because of population losses.
Altogether, the 1990 census found 396 urbanized areas.
The Census Bureau said Thursday it had declared the 33 cities "urbanized areas" _ a piece of government jargon meaning they're no longer considered populated patches of rural ground.
Urbanized areas have a better shot at federal dollars than do their country cousins. For example, federal money …
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Publication information: Article title: Census Bureau Drops Enid from List of Urbanized Areas. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: THE JOURNAL RECORD. Publication date: August 16, 1991. Page number: Not available. © 2009 THE JOURNAL RECORD. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.