Gulf Coast States

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

Metropolitan Statistical Areas on the United States Gulf Coast
RankMetropolitan Statistical Area2009 Pop (est.)Combined Statistical Area
1Houston-Sugar Land-Baytown, TX MSA5,867,489Houston-Baytown-Huntsville, TX CSA
2Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL MSA2,747,272primary census statistical area
3New Orleans-Metairie-Kenner, LA MSA1,189,981New Orleans-Metairie-Bogalusa, LA CSA
4Baton Rouge-Pierre Part, LA CSA809,821Baton Rouge-Pierre Part, LA CSA
5McAllen-Edinburg-Mission, TX MSA741,152primary census statistical area
6North Port-Bradenton-Sarasota, FL MSA688,126Sarasota-Bradenton-Punta Gorda, FL CSA
7Cape Coral-Fort Myers, FL MSA586,908primary census statistical area
8Pensacola-Ferry Pass-Brent, FL MSA455,102primary census statistical area
9Corpus Christi, TX MSA416,095Corpus Christi-Kingsville, TX CSA
10Mobile, AL MSA411,721Mobile-Daphne-Fairhope, AL CSA
11Brownsville–Harlingen, TX MSA406,220Brownsville-Harlingen-Raymondville, TX CSA
12Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX MSA378,477primary census statistical area
13Naples-Marco Island, FL MSA318,537primary census statistical area
14Gulfport-Biloxi, MS MSA238,772Gulfport-Biloxi-Pascagoula, MS CSA
15Houma-Bayou Cane-Thibodaux, LA MSA202,973primary census statistical area