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A CSA may comprise two or more metroplitan statistical areas, a metopolitan statistical area and a micropolitan statisitical area, two or more micropolitan statistical areas, or multiple metropolitian and micropolitan statisitcial areas. The combined areas have social and eocnomic ties as measured by commuting, but at lower levels than are found among counties within metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas.<\/p>", "inDefinedTermSet": "https://affordablehousingonline.com/glossary" },

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Combined Statistical Area (CSA)

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A CSA may comprise two or more metroplitan statistical areas, a metopolitan statistical area and a micropolitan statisitical area, two or more micropolitan statistical areas, or multiple metropolitian and micropolitan statisitcial areas. The combined areas have social and eocnomic ties as measured by commuting, but at lower levels than are found among counties within metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas.