Bloomington-Monroe County MPO Urban Area Boundary GIS Data exported from the CIty's GIS. See summary description (txt) file for information about intended use, projection, currency, attributes, etc.This map data layer represents the Urban Area Boundary for Bloomington/Monroe County Indiana Metropolitan Planning Organization (MPO). The Urban Area Boundary is the geographic area in which the metropolitan planning process must be carried out. It shall at a minimum cover the statistical geographic area defined by the U.S. Census Bureau that consists of a central core and adjacent densely settled territory containing a population of at least 50,000 people. The Urban Area Boundary represents an adjustment or revision to the Census Urban Area Boundary made in conjunction with State Officials to smooth out geographic irregularities, maintain administrative continuity, and encompass fringe area having some significance.