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Amarillo, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 271,171   ( 19,238 from 2010)
Land area: 5151.0 square miles
Population density: 52.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:154,600 57.01% 4.9%
Black:17,1776.33% 17.4%
Indian:1,4220.52% 12.1%
Asian:8,3943.10% 31.0%
2+ races:4,5831.69% 33.7%
Hispanic:84,99531.34% 34.1%
Total non-White:116,57142.99% 30.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:7,498 14.0
Deaths:7,24313.5
Net Migration: 1,3852.6
Net Immigration: 8661.6
Change in White population:-7,980 -3.2
Change in Non-White pop.:27,218 10.8



Historical Presidential Election Results for Amarillo, TX Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 51% Donald Trump* (R) 78,347 75.9% Joe Biden (D) 23,176 22.4% 1,731 [+] 1.7% 103,254 29 0.07%
2016 45% Donald Trump (R) 67,486 76.6% Hillary Clinton (D) 16,421 18.6% 4,167 [+] 4.7% 88,074 31 0.06%
2012 43% Mitt Romney (R) 64,434 79.8% Barack Obama* (D) 15,161 18.8% 1,133 [+] 1.4% 80,728 33 0.06%
2008 48% John McCain (R) 66,926 77.2% Barack Obama (D) 19,043 22.0% 766 [+] 0.9% 86,735 32 0.07%
2004 47% George W. Bush* (R) 65,934 80.0% John Kerry (D) 16,101 19.5% 399 [+] 0.5% 82,434 29 0.07%
2000 43% George W. Bush (R) 55,197 77.1% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 15,189 21.2% 1,234 [+] 1.7% 71,620 29 0.07%
1996 45% Robert Dole (R) 46,168 65.6% Bill Clinton* (D) 19,677 27.9% 4,574 [+] 6.5% 70,419 25 0.07%
1992 50% George Bush* (R) 41,272 56.2% Bill Clinton (D) 19,974 27.2% 12,138 [+] 16.5% 73,384 19 0.07%
1988 48% George Bush (R) 47,897 70.4% Michael Dukakis (D) 19,706 29.0% 386 [+] 0.6% 67,989 17 0.07%
1984 52% Ronald Reagan* (R) 54,610 77.4% Walter Mondale (D) 15,699 22.2% 280 0.4% 70,589 19 0.08%
1980 48% Ronald Reagan (R) 42,617 67.5% Jimmy Carter* (D) 18,585 29.5% 1,892 [+] 3.0% 63,094 17 0.07%
1976 50% Gerald Ford* (R) 33,063 57.7% Jimmy Carter (D) 23,600 41.2% 659 [+] 1.1% 57,322 10 0.07%
1972 49% Richard Nixon* (R) 40,750 78.5% George McGovern (D) 10,645 20.5% 543 [+] 1.0% 51,938 18 0.07%
1968 55% Richard Nixon (R) 26,703 53.3% Hubert Humphrey (D) 13,740 27.4% 9,635 [+] 19.2% 50,078 10 0.07%
1964 46% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 21,381 50.3% Barry Goldwater (R) 21,026 49.5% 93 0.2% 42,500 11 0.06%
1960 40% Richard Nixon (R) 23,348 62.4% John Kennedy (D) 13,971 37.3% 89 0.2% 37,408 13 0.05%
1956 38% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 18,269 57.9% Adlai Stevenson (D) 13,186 41.8% 77 0.2% 31,532 1 0.05%
1952 51% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 21,610 62.4% Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,940 37.4% 68 0.2% 34,618 7 0.06%
1948 36% Harry Truman* (D) 13,884 69.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 5,442 27.2% 696 [+] 3.5% 20,022 -18 0.04%
1944 31% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,074 66.4% Thomas Dewey (R) 3,839 25.3% 1,258 8.3% 15,171 -21 0.03%
1940 35% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,925 78.7% Wendell Willkie (R) 3,193 21.1% 31 0.2% 15,149 -24 0.03%
1936 33% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,054 87.9% Alf Landon (R) 1,360 10.8% 156 [+] 1.2% 12,570 -26 0.03%
1932 33% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 10,396 84.8% Herbert Hoover* (R) 1,800 14.7% 58 [+] 0.5% 12,254 -25 0.03%
1928 34% Herbert Hoover (R) 5,739 56.5% Al Smith (D) 4,418 43.5% 2 [+] 0.0% 10,159 -2 0.03%
1924 29% John Davis (D) 4,245 66.0% Calvin Coolidge (R) 1,468 22.8% 723 [+] 11.2% 6,436 -31 0.02%
1920 26% James Cox (D) 2,706 73.8% Warren Harding (R) 888 24.2% 73 [+] 2.0% 3,667 -36 0.01%
1916 24% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 2,446 81.9% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 392 13.1% 148 [+] 5.0% 2,986 -33 0.02%
1912 20% Woodrow Wilson (D) 1,636 74.2% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 260 11.8% 308 [+] 14.0% 2,204 -17 0.01%
1908 20% William J. Bryan (D) 1,328 79.0% William Taft (R) 249 14.8% 105 [+] 6.2% 1,682 -37 0.01%
1904 18% Alton Parker (D) 820 86.0% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 83 8.7% 51 [+] 5.3% 954 -48 0.01%
1900 74% William J. Bryan (D) 928 56.3% Write-ins (I) 541 32.8% 180 [+] 10.9% 1,649 -41 0.01%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 23,176 22.4%
Donald Trump* (R) 78,347 75.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,413 1.4%
Other 318 0.3%
TOTAL 103,254
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 29


2016 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 16,421 18.6%
Donald Trump (R) 67,486 76.6%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 3,000 3.4%
Jill Stein (Grn) 437 0.5%
Evan McMullin (I) 427 0.5%
Other 303 0.3%
TOTAL 88,074
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): 31


2012 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 15,161 18.8%
Mitt Romney (R) 64,434 79.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 916 1.1%
Other 217 0.3%
TOTAL 80,728
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 33


2008 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 19,043 22.0%
John McCain (R) 66,926 77.2%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 617 0.7%
Other 149 0.2%
TOTAL 86,735
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 32


2004 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 65,934 80.0%
John Kerry (D) 16,101 19.5%
Other 399 0.5%
TOTAL 82,434
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 29


2000 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 55,197 77.1%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 15,189 21.2%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 856 1.2%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 191 0.3%
Other 187 0.3%
TOTAL 71,620
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 29


1996 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 19,677 27.9%
Robert Dole (R) 46,168 65.6%
Ross Perot (Ref) 4,163 5.9%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 215 0.3%
Other 196 0.3%
TOTAL 70,419
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): 25


1992 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 19,974 27.2%
George Bush* (R) 41,272 56.2%
Ross Perot (I) 11,937 16.3%
Other 201 0.3%
TOTAL 73,384
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 19


1988 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 47,897 70.4%
Michael Dukakis (D) 19,706 29.0%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 346 0.5%
Other 40 0.1%
TOTAL 67,989
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 17


1984 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 54,610 77.4%
Walter Mondale (D) 15,699 22.2%
Other 280 0.4%
TOTAL 70,589
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 19


1980 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 42,617 67.5%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 18,585 29.5%
John Anderson (I) 1,266 2.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 618 1.0%
Other 8 0.0%
TOTAL 63,094
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 17


1976 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 23,600 41.2%
Gerald Ford* (R) 33,063 57.7%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 304 0.5%
Other 355 0.6%
TOTAL 57,322
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 10


1972 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 40,750 78.5%
George McGovern (D) 10,645 20.5%
Other 543 1.0%
TOTAL 51,938
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 18


1968 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 26,703 53.3%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 13,740 27.4%
George Wallace (AIP) 9,620 19.2%
Other 15 0.0%
TOTAL 50,078
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 10


1964 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 21,381 50.3%
Barry Goldwater (R) 21,026 49.5%
Other 93 0.2%
TOTAL 42,500
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 11


1960 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 13,971 37.3%
Richard Nixon (R) 23,348 62.4%
Other 89 0.2%
TOTAL 37,408
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 13


1956 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 18,269 57.9%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 13,186 41.8%
Other 77 0.2%
TOTAL 31,532
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): 1


1952 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 21,610 62.4%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,940 37.4%
Other 68 0.2%
TOTAL 34,618
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 7


1948 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 13,884 69.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 5,442 27.2%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 591 3.0%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 53 0.3%
Other 52 0.3%
TOTAL 20,022
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -18


1944 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,074 66.4%
Thomas Dewey (R) 3,839 25.3%
Other 1,258 8.3%
TOTAL 15,171
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): -21


1940 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,925 78.7%
Wendell Willkie (R) 3,193 21.1%
Other 31 0.2%
TOTAL 15,149
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -24


1936 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,054 87.9%
Alf Landon (R) 1,360 10.8%
Other 156 1.2%
TOTAL 12,570
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -26


1932 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 10,396 84.8%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 1,800 14.7%
Other 58 0.5%
TOTAL 12,254
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -25


1928 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 5,739 56.5%
Al Smith (D) 4,418 43.5%
Other 2 0.0%
TOTAL 10,159
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -2


1924 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 1,468 22.8%
John Davis (D) 4,245 66.0%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 723 11.2%
TOTAL 6,436
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -31


1920 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 888 24.2%
James Cox (D) 2,706 73.8%
Other 73 2.0%
TOTAL 3,667
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): -36


1916 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 2,446 81.9%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 392 13.1%
Other 148 5.0%
TOTAL 2,986
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -33


1912 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 1,636 74.2%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 260 11.8%
William Taft* (R) 137 6.2%
Other 171 7.8%
TOTAL 2,204
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -17


1908 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 249 14.8%
William J. Bryan (D) 1,328 79.0%
Other 105 6.2%
TOTAL 1,682
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -37


1904 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 83 8.7%
Alton Parker (D) 820 86.0%
Other 51 5.3%
TOTAL 954
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -48


1900 President, Amarillo, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 180 10.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 928 56.3%
Other 541 32.8%
TOTAL 1,649
Turnout: 74% Diff (US): -41
* incumbent