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Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area


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2022 population: 871,229   ( 50,056 from 2010)
Land area: 1453.0 square miles
Population density: 599.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:600,187 68.89% 7.1%
Black:50,3595.78% 44.2%
Indian:1,1350.13% 16.1%
Asian:28,8653.31% 41.8%
2+ races:14,4601.66% 26.4%
Hispanic:176,22320.23% 65.3%
Total non-White:271,04231.11% 54.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:18,851 10.9
Deaths:22,21912.9
Net Migration: 9,1195.3
Net Immigration: 3,6482.1
Change in White population:-45,554 -5.5
Change in Non-White pop.:95,610 11.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 66% Donald Trump* (R) 225,025 49.8% Joe Biden (D) 219,698 48.6% 7,077 [+] 1.6% 451,800 3 0.28%
2016 58% Donald Trump (R) 194,027 50.3% Hillary Clinton (D) 173,816 45.0% 18,135 [+] 4.7% 385,978 4 0.28%
2012 54% Barack Obama* (D) 176,214 50.4% Mitt Romney (R) 167,568 48.0% 5,595 [+] 1.6% 349,377 1 0.27%
2008 59% Barack Obama (D) 196,436 53.9% John McCain (R) 162,390 44.5% 5,759 [+] 1.6% 364,585 -1 0.28%
2004 58% George W. Bush* (R) 174,323 50.5% John Kerry (D) 167,653 48.6% 3,215 [+] 0.9% 345,191 0 0.28%
2000 50% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 136,975 48.4% George W. Bush (R) 134,777 47.6% 11,323 [+] 4.0% 283,075 0 0.27%
1996 46% Bill Clinton* (D) 116,789 45.9% Robert Dole (R) 105,182 41.3% 32,671 [+] 12.8% 254,642 1 0.26%
1992 52% Bill Clinton (D) 110,988 40.3% George Bush* (R) 102,771 37.3% 61,763 [+] 22.4% 275,522 0 0.26%
1988 46% George Bush (R) 131,058 55.5% Michael Dukakis (D) 102,809 43.5% 2,431 [+] 1.0% 236,298 2 0.26%
1984 48% Ronald Reagan* (R) 139,086 58.1% Walter Mondale (D) 98,551 41.2% 1,742 0.7% 239,379 -1 0.26%
1980 47% Ronald Reagan (R) 113,546 51.1% Jimmy Carter* (D) 85,266 38.4% 23,336 [+] 10.5% 222,148 0 0.26%
1976 51% Jimmy Carter (D) 114,163 51.3% Gerald Ford* (R) 103,958 46.8% 4,226 [+] 1.9% 222,347 -1 0.27%
1972 51% Richard Nixon* (R) 130,785 60.4% George McGovern (D) 83,442 38.5% 2,311 [+] 1.1% 216,538 0 0.28%
1968 60% Hubert Humphrey (D) 110,043 49.1% Richard Nixon (R) 103,192 46.0% 10,868 [+] 4.8% 224,103 3 0.31%
1964 63% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 154,366 68.6% Barry Goldwater (R) 69,424 30.9% 1,221 0.5% 225,011 -8 0.32%
1960 67% Richard Nixon (R) 124,440 53.9% John Kennedy (D) 106,123 45.9% 395 0.2% 230,958 4 0.34%
1956 59% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 125,606 60.3% Adlai Stevenson (D) 81,666 39.2% 926 0.4% 208,198 3 0.34%
1952 60% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 112,294 54.8% Adlai Stevenson (D) 91,671 44.7% 1,079 0.5% 205,044 0 0.33%
1948 51% Thomas Dewey (R) 79,534 49.1% Harry Truman* (D) 79,445 49.1% 2,841 [+] 1.8% 161,820 4 0.33%
1944 53% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 82,802 51.0% Thomas Dewey (R) 78,778 48.5% 696 0.4% 162,276 3 0.34%
1940 56% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 90,017 53.9% Wendell Willkie (R) 76,182 45.6% 704 0.4% 166,903 1 0.33%
1936 63% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 98,851 57.6% Alf Landon (R) 69,403 40.5% 3,271 [+] 1.9% 171,525 4 0.38%
1932 48% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 66,458 50.3% Herbert Hoover* (R) 61,143 46.3% 4,421 [+] 3.3% 132,022 7 0.33%
1928 58% Herbert Hoover (R) 107,733 71.6% Al Smith (D) 41,685 27.7% 995 [+] 0.7% 150,413 13 0.41%
1924 42% Calvin Coolidge (R) 61,127 58.5% John Davis (D) 32,210 30.8% 11,240 [+] 10.7% 104,577 4 0.36%
1920 35% Warren Harding (R) 48,194 57.7% James Cox (D) 32,197 38.5% 3,152 [+] 3.8% 83,543 -3 0.31%
1916 28% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 32,393 51.3% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 27,775 44.0% 2,919 [+] 4.6% 63,087 -2 0.34%
1912 29% Woodrow Wilson (D) 29,474 47.9% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 19,787 32.2% 12,226 [+] 19.9% 61,487 -8 0.41%
1908 35% William J. Bryan (D) 32,202 48.8% William Taft (R) 30,840 46.8% 2,886 [+] 4.4% 65,928 -5 0.44%
1904 35% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 31,305 51.1% Alton Parker (D) 27,418 44.8% 2,525 [+] 4.1% 61,248 -5 0.45%
1900 38% William J. Bryan (D) 31,218 51.8% William McKinley* (R) 27,435 45.5% 1,619 [+] 2.7% 60,272 -6 0.43%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 219,698 48.6%
Donald Trump* (R) 225,025 49.8%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 5,265 1.2%
Other 1,812 0.4%
TOTAL 451,800
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 3


2016 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 173,816 45.0%
Donald Trump (R) 194,027 50.3%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 9,669 2.5%
Jill Stein (Grn) 3,603 0.9%
Evan McMullin (I) 522 0.1%
Other 4,341 1.1%
TOTAL 385,978
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 4


2012 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 176,214 50.4%
Mitt Romney (R) 167,568 48.0%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 3,285 0.9%
Other 2,310 0.7%
TOTAL 349,377
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 1


2008 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 196,436 53.9%
John McCain (R) 162,390 44.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 3,544 1.0%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 1,357 0.4%
Other 858 0.2%
TOTAL 364,585
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -1


2004 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 174,323 50.5%
John Kerry (D) 167,653 48.6%
Ralph Nader (I) 455 0.1%
Other 2,760 0.8%
TOTAL 345,191
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 0


2000 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 134,777 47.6%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 136,975 48.4%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 8,670 3.1%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 870 0.3%
Other 1,783 0.6%
TOTAL 283,075
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 0


1996 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 116,789 45.9%
Robert Dole (R) 105,182 41.3%
Ross Perot (Ref) 28,779 11.3%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 416 0.2%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,707 0.7%
Other 1,769 0.7%
TOTAL 254,642
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 1


1992 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 110,988 40.3%
George Bush* (R) 102,771 37.3%
Ross Perot (I) 60,175 21.8%
Other 1,588 0.6%
TOTAL 275,522
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 0


1988 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 131,058 55.5%
Michael Dukakis (D) 102,809 43.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 811 0.3%
Other 1,620 0.7%
TOTAL 236,298
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 2


1984 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 139,086 58.1%
Walter Mondale (D) 98,551 41.2%
Other 1,742 0.7%
TOTAL 239,379
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): -1


1980 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 113,546 51.1%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 85,266 38.4%
John Anderson (I) 19,584 8.8%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 1,728 0.8%
Other 2,024 0.9%
TOTAL 222,148
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 0


1976 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 114,163 51.3%
Gerald Ford* (R) 103,958 46.8%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 2,359 1.1%
Other 1,867 0.8%
TOTAL 222,347
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): -1


1972 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 130,785 60.4%
George McGovern (D) 83,442 38.5%
John Schmitz (Amer) 2,071 1.0%
Other 240 0.1%
TOTAL 216,538
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 0


1968 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 103,192 46.0%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 110,043 49.1%
George Wallace (AIP) 10,319 4.6%
Other 549 0.2%
TOTAL 224,103
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 3


1964 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 154,366 68.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 69,424 30.9%
Other 1,221 0.5%
TOTAL 225,011
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): -8


1960 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 106,123 45.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 124,440 53.9%
Other 395 0.2%
TOTAL 230,958
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 4


1956 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 125,606 60.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 81,666 39.2%
Other 926 0.4%
TOTAL 208,198
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 3


1952 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 112,294 54.8%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 91,671 44.7%
Other 1,079 0.5%
TOTAL 205,044
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 0


1948 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 79,445 49.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 79,534 49.1%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 1,683 1.0%
Other 1,158 0.7%
TOTAL 161,820
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 4


1944 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 82,802 51.0%
Thomas Dewey (R) 78,778 48.5%
Other 696 0.4%
TOTAL 162,276
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 3


1940 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 90,017 53.9%
Wendell Willkie (R) 76,182 45.6%
Other 704 0.4%
TOTAL 166,903
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 1


1936 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 98,851 57.6%
Alf Landon (R) 69,403 40.5%
William Lemke (Union) 2,186 1.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 832 0.5%
Other 253 0.1%
TOTAL 171,525
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 4


1932 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 66,458 50.3%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 61,143 46.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 4,027 3.1%
Other 394 0.3%
TOTAL 132,022
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 7


1928 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 107,733 71.6%
Al Smith (D) 41,685 27.7%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 650 0.4%
Other 345 0.2%
TOTAL 150,413
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 13


1924 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 61,127 58.5%
John Davis (D) 32,210 30.8%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 10,706 10.2%
Other 534 0.5%
TOTAL 104,577
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): 4


1920 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 48,194 57.7%
James Cox (D) 32,197 38.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,810 2.2%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 445 0.5%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 849 1.0%
Other 48 0.1%
TOTAL 83,543
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -3


1916 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 32,393 51.3%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 27,775 44.0%
Allan Benson (Soc) 1,633 2.6%
James Hanly (Proh) 1,227 1.9%
Other 59 0.1%
TOTAL 63,087
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -2


1912 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 29,474 47.9%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 19,787 32.2%
William Taft* (R) 9,272 15.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 2,270 3.7%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 640 1.0%
Other 44 0.1%
TOTAL 61,487
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -8


1908 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 30,840 46.8%
William J. Bryan (D) 32,202 48.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,431 2.2%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 1,275 1.9%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 149 0.2%
Other 31 0.0%
TOTAL 65,928
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -5


1904 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 31,305 51.1%
Alton Parker (D) 27,418 44.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,163 1.9%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 1,150 1.9%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 102 0.2%
Other 110 0.2%
TOTAL 61,248
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -5


1900 President, Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, PA-NJ Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 27,435 45.5%
William J. Bryan (D) 31,218 51.8%
John Woolley (Proh) 883 1.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 162 0.3%
Other 574 1.0%
TOTAL 60,272
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): -6
* incumbent