Clarksville metropolitan area

Clarksville area
Clarksville, TN-KY
Metropolitan Statistical Area
Map of Clarksville area
Country United States
State(s) Tennessee, Kentucky
Largest city Clarksville
Other cities  - Hopkinsville
 - Oak Grove
 - Fort Campbell North
 - Dover
  Total 2,242 sq mi (5,810 km2)
Population (2009)
  Total 268,546
  Rank 167th (2009) in the U.S.

The Clarksville Metropolitan Statistical Area is defined by the United States Census Bureau as an area consisting of four counties – two (Montgomery and Stewart) in Tennessee and two (Christian and Trigg) in Kentucky – anchored by the city of Clarksville, Tennessee. A July 1, 2009 estimate placed the population at 268,546.[1] As of 2009, the Clarksville Metropolitan Statistical Area is the 167th largest MSA in the United States.

Prior to 2003, the area was officially known as the Clarksville-Hopkinsville Metropolitan Statistical Area and included only Montgomery and Christian counties.[2] In 2003, Hopkinsville was removed from the official name as it was no longer considered a principal city.[3] That year, Stewart and Trigg counties were also added to the MSA.



Places with more than 100,000 inhabitants

Places with 25,000 to 50,000 inhabitants

Places with 5,000 to 25,000 inhabitants

Places with 1,000 to 5,000 inhabitants

Places with fewer than 1,000 inhabitants

Unincorporated places


As of the census[4] of 2000, there were 232,000 people, 83,332 households, and 61,719 families residing within the MSA. The racial makeup of the MSA was 74.16% White, 19.13% African American, 0.51% Native American, 1.43% Asian, 0.23% Pacific Islander, 1.98% from other races, and 2.55% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 4.61% of the population.

The median income for a household in the MSA was $33,869, and the median income for a family was $39,451. Males had a median income of $29,506 versus $21,849 for females. The per capita income for the MSA was $16,341.

See also


  1. "Table 1. Annual Estimates of the Population of Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas: April 1, 2000 to July 1, 2009 (CBSA-EST2009-01)". 2009 Population Estimates. United States Census Bureau, Population Division. March 23, 2010. Archived from the original (CSV) on June 15, 2010. Retrieved 2010-03-24.
  2. "Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas and Components, 1999" (TXT). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 1999-06-30. Retrieved 2008-07-16.
  3. "Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas and Components, 2003" (TXT). United States Census Bureau, Population Division. 2003-06-06. Retrieved 2008-07-16.
  4. "American FactFinder". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on September 11, 2013. Retrieved 2008-01-31.

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