Although the 2019 tract income classifications have not yet been published by the FFIEC there will be almost no changes from 2018 except for those areas where a MSA or MD was changed. For 2019 there are two new MSA's, one in NY and the other in Puerto Rico. In addition there were 2 new Metro Divisions created and 2 MD's removed. Here are the changes:
a. New Metropolitan Statistical Area: Poughkeepsie-Newburgh-Middletown, NY (MSA 39100, consisting of Dutchess County (027), Orange County (071)).
b. New Metropolitan Statistical Area: Yauco, PR (MSA 49500, consisting of GuÃ¡nica Municipio (055), Guayanilla Municipio (059), PeÃ±uelas Municipio (111), Yauco Municipio (153)).
a. New Metropolitan Division: Frederick-Gaithersburg-Rockville, MD (MD 23224, consisting of Frederick County, Montgomery County).
b. New Metropolitan Division: New Brunswick-Lakewood, NJ (MD 35154, consisting of Middlesex County, Monmouth County, Ocean County, Somerset County).
c. Remove Metropolitan Division: Dutchess County-Putnam County, NY (MD 20524, consisting of Dutchess County, Putnam County).
d. Remove Metropolitan Division: Silver Spring-Frederick-Rockville, MD (MD 43524, consisting of Frederick County, Montgomery County).
In addition, there have been some name and code changes, but they will not affect tract income classifications.
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