URP 531: Assignment 2 

PLEASE!!!!!!!!!! PLEASE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!      NO PLAGIARISM!!!!!!

(ANSWER SHOULD BE DIRECTLY TO THE QUESTION)

 

Go to the Internet and access population data for Alabama Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) for the years 2000, 2010 and 2015. 

Answer the following questions based on the data you have:

(i) What is the absolute change in the population of the MSAs between 2000 and 2010

(ii) What is the absolute change in the population of the MSAs between 2010 and 

2015?

(iii) Determine the percentage change between 2000 and 2010

(iv) Determine the percentage change of the population for each MSA between 2010 and 2015

(v) Determine the annual percentage change between 2010 and 2015

(vi) Which MSA grew fastest or decreased and by how much during the period 2000 and 2010, and

 

(vii) Which MSAs gained or lost population and by how much between 2010 and 2015?

NOTE:

(i) The US Census designated 12 metropolitan statistical areas in the State of Alabama are: Anniston-Oxford; Auburn-Opelika; Birmingham-Hoover; Daphne-Fairhope; Decatur; Dothan; Florence-Muscle Shoals; Gadsden; Huntsville; Mobile; Montgomery and Tuscaloosa.

(ii) List the MSAs and present the population numbers with the population change for the periods in the question in a table format 

(iii) Read the questions carefully before you answer.