Gulf Coast States

The following table lists the 15 largest MSAs along the Gulf Coast.

Metropolitan Statistical Areas on the United States Gulf Coast
Rank Metropolitan Statistical Area 2009 Pop (est.) Combined Statistical Area
1 Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX MSA 5,867,489 Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX CSA
2 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA 2,747,272 primary census statistical area
3 New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA 1,189,981 New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa, LA CSA
4 Baton Rouge-Pierre Part, LA CSA 809,821 Baton Rouge-Pierre Part, LA CSA
5 McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA 741,152 primary census statistical area
6 North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL MSA 688,126 Sarasota-Bradenton-Punta Gorda, FL CSA
7 Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA 586,908 primary census statistical area
8 Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA 455,102 primary census statistical area
9 Corpus Christi, TX MSA 416,095 Corpus Christi-Kingsville, TX CSA
10 Mobile, AL MSA 411,721 Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope, AL CSA
11 Brownsville–Harlingen, TX MSA 406,220 Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, TX CSA
12 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA 378,477 primary census statistical area
13 Naples-Marco Island, FL MSA 318,537 primary census statistical area
14 Gulfport-Biloxi, MS MSA 238,772 Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS CSA
15 Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA MSA 202,973 primary census statistical area