As of November 2003, there is now an additional classification, that of a "Metropolitan Division." Texas has two metropolitan divisions within the Dallas–Fort Worth–Arlington MSA. The term metropolitan division is used to refer to a county or group of counties within a metropolitan area that has a population core of at least 2.5 million. While a metropolitan division is a subdivision of a larger metropolitan area, it often functions as a distinct social, economic, and cultural area within the larger region.
|Metropolitan Area||Metropolitan Division||Population|
|3||25||San Antonio–New Braunfels||2,142,508|
|4||35||Austin–Round Rock–San Marcos||1,716,289|
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