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Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area


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2022 population: 830,529   ( 165,922 from 2010)
Land area: 2590.2 square miles
Population density: 320.6 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:535,863 64.52% 27.5%
Black:201,29224.24% 10.4%
Indian:2,9510.36% 13.5%
Asian:19,1152.30% 71.0%
2+ races:17,9942.17% 58.7%
Hispanic:53,3146.42% 49.3%
Total non-White:294,66635.48% 20.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:21,692 13.6
Deaths:17,08910.7
Net Migration: 22,86914.3
Net Immigration: 3,2212.0
Change in White population:115,623 17.4
Change in Non-White pop.:50,299 7.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 62% Joe Biden (D) 200,532 50.1% Donald Trump* (R) 192,607 48.1% 7,454 [+] 1.9% 400,593 1 0.25%
2016 55% Donald Trump (R) 155,017 48.7% Hillary Clinton (D) 144,059 45.2% 19,353 [+] 6.1% 318,429 3 0.23%
2012 54% Mitt Romney (R) 148,635 51.8% Barack Obama* (D) 133,474 46.5% 4,648 [+] 1.6% 286,757 5 0.22%
2008 55% John McCain (R) 135,956 50.1% Barack Obama (D) 132,259 48.7% 3,405 [+] 1.3% 271,620 4 0.21%
2004 51% George W. Bush* (R) 128,407 55.7% John Kerry (D) 98,633 42.8% 3,530 [+] 1.5% 230,570 5 0.19%
2000 46% George W. Bush (R) 103,759 55.1% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 79,395 42.1% 5,279 [+] 2.8% 188,433 7 0.18%
1996 40% Robert Dole (R) 81,649 52.0% Bill Clinton* (D) 66,860 42.6% 8,408 [+] 5.4% 156,917 11 0.16%
1992 43% George Bush* (R) 80,455 49.6% Bill Clinton (D) 61,788 38.1% 20,014 [+] 12.3% 162,257 12 0.16%
1988 37% George Bush (R) 80,684 61.4% Michael Dukakis (D) 49,660 37.8% 1,101 [+] 0.8% 131,445 8 0.14%
1984 40% Ronald Reagan* (R) 86,040 65.6% Walter Mondale (D) 43,898 33.5% 1,232 0.9% 131,170 7 0.14%
1980 41% Ronald Reagan (R) 67,834 55.9% Jimmy Carter* (D) 49,814 41.0% 3,726 [+] 3.1% 121,374 5 0.14%
1976 40% Jimmy Carter (D) 52,115 51.7% Gerald Ford* (R) 47,686 47.3% 914 [+] 0.9% 100,715 -1 0.12%
1972 37% Richard Nixon* (R) 57,303 68.3% George McGovern (D) 24,958 29.8% 1,591 [+] 1.9% 83,852 8 0.11%
1968 47% Richard Nixon (R) 31,657 39.3% Hubert Humphrey (D) 27,287 33.9% 21,602 [+] 26.8% 80,546 -4 0.11%
1964 40% Barry Goldwater (R) 43,718 68.9% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 19,705 31.1% 0 0.0% 63,423 30 0.09%
1960 30% Richard Nixon (R) 27,170 61.6% John Kennedy (D) 16,909 38.4% 0 0.0% 44,079 12 0.06%
1956 24% Write-ins (I) 17,188 53.7% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 9,046 28.2% 5,792 [+] 18.1% 32,026 -29 0.05%
1952 31% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 24,888 66.5% Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,519 33.5% 0 0.0% 37,407 11 0.06%
1948 18% Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 14,854 79.2% Harry Truman* (D) 3,126 16.7% 782 [+] 4.2% 18,762 -41 0.04%
1944 11% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 7,962 72.6% Write-ins (I) 1,730 15.8% 1,281 [+] 11.7% 10,973 -34 0.02%
1940 13% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,628 86.0% Wendell Willkie (R) 1,573 14.0% 0 0.0% 11,201 -31 0.02%
1936 14% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,594 95.5% Alf Landon (R) 453 4.5% 0 0.0% 10,047 -32 0.02%
1932 12% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 7,704 93.6% Herbert Hoover* (R) 496 6.0% 34 [+] 0.4% 8,234 -34 0.02%
1928 12% Al Smith (D) 5,679 75.3% Herbert Hoover (R) 1,845 24.5% 18 [+] 0.2% 7,542 -34 0.02%
1924 6% John Davis (D) 3,452 87.0% Calvin Coolidge (R) 407 10.3% 108 [+] 2.7% 3,967 -44 0.01%
1920 7% James Cox (D) 4,351 90.3% Warren Harding (R) 455 9.4% 13 [+] 0.3% 4,819 -51 0.02%
1916 5% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 3,102 94.4% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 179 5.4% 4 [+] 0.1% 3,285 -41 0.02%
1912 5% Woodrow Wilson (D) 2,659 91.8% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 126 4.4% 111 [+] 3.8% 2,896 -21 0.02%
1908 7% William J. Bryan (D) 3,306 82.1% William Taft (R) 685 17.0% 38 [+] 0.9% 4,029 -35 0.03%
1904 6% Alton Parker (D) 3,121 89.2% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 379 10.8% 0 0.0% 3,500 -46 0.03%
1900 6% William J. Bryan (D) 2,971 87.5% William McKinley* (R) 426 12.5% 0 0.0% 3,397 -39 0.02%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 200,532 50.1%
Donald Trump* (R) 192,607 48.1%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 5,881 1.5%
Other 1,573 0.4%
TOTAL 400,593
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 1


2016 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 144,059 45.2%
Donald Trump (R) 155,017 48.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 11,803 3.7%
Jill Stein (Grn) 2,671 0.8%
Evan McMullin (I) 3,580 1.1%
Other 1,299 0.4%
TOTAL 318,429
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 3


2012 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 133,474 46.5%
Mitt Romney (R) 148,635 51.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 3,157 1.1%
Other 1,491 0.5%
TOTAL 286,757
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 5


2008 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 132,259 48.7%
John McCain (R) 135,956 50.1%
Ralph Nader (I) 745 0.3%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 1,268 0.5%
Other 1,392 0.5%
TOTAL 271,620
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 4


2004 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 128,407 55.7%
John Kerry (D) 98,633 42.8%
Ralph Nader (I) 887 0.4%
Other 2,643 1.1%
TOTAL 230,570
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 5


2000 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 103,759 55.1%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 79,395 42.1%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 3,571 1.9%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 304 0.2%
Other 1,404 0.7%
TOTAL 188,433
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 7


1996 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 66,860 42.6%
Robert Dole (R) 81,649 52.0%
Ross Perot (Ref) 7,027 4.5%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 738 0.5%
Other 643 0.4%
TOTAL 156,917
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 11


1992 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 61,788 38.1%
George Bush* (R) 80,455 49.6%
Ross Perot (I) 18,634 11.5%
Other 1,380 0.9%
TOTAL 162,257
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 12


1988 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 80,684 61.4%
Michael Dukakis (D) 49,660 37.8%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 490 0.4%
Other 611 0.5%
TOTAL 131,445
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): 8


1984 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 86,040 65.6%
Walter Mondale (D) 43,898 33.5%
Other 1,232 0.9%
TOTAL 131,170
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 7


1980 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 67,834 55.9%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 49,814 41.0%
John Anderson (I) 2,654 2.2%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 731 0.6%
Other 341 0.3%
TOTAL 121,374
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): 5


1976 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 52,115 51.7%
Gerald Ford* (R) 47,686 47.3%
Other 914 0.9%
TOTAL 100,715
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): -1


1972 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 57,303 68.3%
George McGovern (D) 24,958 29.8%
John Schmitz (Amer) 1,591 1.9%
TOTAL 83,852
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): 8


1968 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 31,657 39.3%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 27,287 33.9%
George Wallace (AIP) 21,602 26.8%
TOTAL 80,546
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): -4


1956 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 9,046 28.2%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 5,792 18.1%
Other 17,188 53.7%
TOTAL 32,026
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -29


1952 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 24,888 66.5%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,519 33.5%
TOTAL 37,407
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 11


1948 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 3,126 16.7%
Thomas Dewey (R) 705 3.8%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 14,854 79.2%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 77 0.4%
TOTAL 18,762
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -41


1944 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 7,962 72.6%
Thomas Dewey (R) 1,281 11.7%
Other 1,730 15.8%
TOTAL 10,973
Turnout: 11% Diff (US): -34


1940 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,628 86.0%
Wendell Willkie (R) 1,573 14.0%
TOTAL 11,201
Turnout: 13% Diff (US): -31


1936 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,594 95.5%
Alf Landon (R) 453 4.5%
TOTAL 10,047
Turnout: 14% Diff (US): -32


1932 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 7,704 93.6%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 496 6.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 34 0.4%
TOTAL 8,234
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -34


1928 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 1,845 24.5%
Al Smith (D) 5,679 75.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 18 0.2%
TOTAL 7,542
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -34


1924 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 407 10.3%
John Davis (D) 3,452 87.0%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 108 2.7%
TOTAL 3,967
Turnout: 6% Diff (US): -44


1920 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 455 9.4%
James Cox (D) 4,351 90.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 13 0.3%
TOTAL 4,819
Turnout: 7% Diff (US): -51


1916 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 3,102 94.4%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 179 5.4%
Other 4 0.1%
TOTAL 3,285
Turnout: 5% Diff (US): -41


1912 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 2,659 91.8%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 126 4.4%
William Taft* (R) 57 2.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 54 1.9%
TOTAL 2,896
Turnout: 5% Diff (US): -21


1908 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 685 17.0%
William J. Bryan (D) 3,306 82.1%
Other 38 0.9%
TOTAL 4,029
Turnout: 7% Diff (US): -35


1904 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 379 10.8%
Alton Parker (D) 3,121 89.2%
TOTAL 3,500
Turnout: 6% Diff (US): -46


1900 President, Charleston-North Charleston, SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 426 12.5%
William J. Bryan (D) 2,971 87.5%
TOTAL 3,397
Turnout: 6% Diff (US): -39
* incumbent