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Where are the Libraries

Where the Libraries are: Metropolitan Statistical Area and Public Library Distribution Canada Alaska 110 220 Miles Hawaii 130 260 520 Miles 50 100 Miles Puerto Mexico Public Library Location Rico Metropolitan Statistical Area Number of public libraries in U.S.(2009),17,581 (Including territories and possessions) Sources: IMLS Data Files 2009 Public Library Survey. Accessed at: sets.aspx Census Bureau Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2011, nation,U.S.,Current Metropolitan Ĺštatistical Area. Projection: N. America Albers Equal Area Conic. Datum: NAD 1983 Producer: Rodney Vese Jr. Date: 4-16-2012 Number of ( 2011) metropolitan statistical areas with population greater 50,000:374 Percent of population living within metropolitan statistical area: 83.6% (2010 Census Summary file 1) Percent of total libraries located within metropolitan statistical area: 61.3 % For complete results o each MSA location visit

Where are the Libraries

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This map shows the distribution of public libraries in relation to metropolitan statistical areas as defined by areas with greater that 50,000 people and similar social and economic characteristics.


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