cbsasize: Size of metropolitan area (CBSA)

Description

cbsasize is the population size of the metropolitan area (CBSA) of the household. See also cbsafips

Availability

Sample Years
Basic 2004m5 - present
ORG 2004m5 - present

Many metropolitan areas are not identified in the CPS data. See also metstat.

Values

Value Label
0 Not identified or nonmetropolitan
2 100,000 - 249,999
3 250,000 - 499,999
4 500,000 - 999,999
5 1,000,000 - 2,499,999
6 2,500,000 - 4,999,999
7 5,000,000+
Variable creation
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* cbsasize: size of CBSA metropolitan area
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gen cbsasize = .

if $monthlycps == 1 {
    if tm(2004m5) <= $date {
        replace cbsasize = gtcbsasz
    }
}

lab var cbsasize "Size of metropolitan area (CBSA)"
#delimit ;
lab def cbsasize
0 "Not identified or nonmetropolitan"
2   "100,000 - 249,999"
3   "250,000 - 499,999"
4   "500,000 - 999,999"
5   "1,000,000 - 2,499,999"
6   "2,500,000 - 4,999,999"
7   "5,000,000+"
;
#delimit cr;
lab val cbsasize cbsasize
notes cbsasize: 2004m5-present CPS: gtcbsasz