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Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area


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2022 population: 2,756,069   ( 478,472 from 2010)
Land area: 5597.4 square miles
Population density: 492.4 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:1,610,848 58.45% 8.9%
Black:634,13623.01% 31.1%
Indian:9,2660.34% 16.4%
Asian:128,3324.66% 107.7%
2+ races:58,2082.11% 65.0%
Hispanic:315,27911.44% 54.0%
Total non-White:1,145,22141.55% 43.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:71,839 13.3
Deaths:55,65510.3
Net Migration: 65,48912.1
Net Immigration: 14,8882.8
Change in White population:130,982 5.8
Change in Non-White pop.:347,490 15.3



Historical Presidential Election Results for Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 65% Joe Biden (D) 680,904 49.4% Donald Trump* (R) 675,531 49.0% 21,219 [+] 1.5% 1,377,654 2 0.87%
2016 60% Donald Trump (R) 583,914 50.7% Hillary Clinton (D) 518,706 45.0% 50,030 [+] 4.3% 1,152,650 5 0.84%
2012 60% Mitt Romney (R) 556,961 52.1% Barack Obama* (D) 499,377 46.7% 13,269 [+] 1.2% 1,069,607 5 0.83%
2008 61% John McCain (R) 509,220 51.2% Barack Obama (D) 476,912 47.9% 8,794 [+] 0.9% 994,926 6 0.76%
2004 53% George W. Bush* (R) 457,340 59.0% John Kerry (D) 314,390 40.5% 3,648 [+] 0.5% 775,378 8 0.63%
2000 48% George W. Bush (R) 378,813 59.1% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 256,444 40.0% 6,054 [+] 0.9% 641,311 11 0.61%
1996 44% Robert Dole (R) 272,430 51.3% Bill Clinton* (D) 221,007 41.6% 37,844 [+] 7.1% 531,281 11 0.55%
1992 51% George Bush* (R) 267,294 47.6% Bill Clinton (D) 213,553 38.0% 80,446 [+] 14.3% 561,293 10 0.54%
1988 45% George Bush (R) 283,591 63.3% Michael Dukakis (D) 163,099 36.4% 1,399 [+] 0.3% 448,089 10 0.49%
1984 48% Ronald Reagan* (R) 294,751 67.0% Walter Mondale (D) 144,269 32.8% 1,010 0.2% 440,030 8 0.47%
1980 44% Ronald Reagan (R) 190,692 50.8% Jimmy Carter* (D) 170,673 45.5% 13,691 [+] 3.7% 375,056 0 0.43%
1976 46% Jimmy Carter (D) 183,708 53.2% Gerald Ford* (R) 159,647 46.2% 1,857 [+] 0.5% 345,212 -2 0.42%
1972 44% Richard Nixon* (R) 220,858 71.0% George McGovern (D) 84,841 27.3% 5,324 [+] 1.7% 311,023 10 0.40%
1968 57% Richard Nixon (R) 150,294 47.0% George Wallace (AIP) 86,200 27.0% 83,115 [+] 26.0% 319,609 4 0.44%
1964 55% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 147,506 51.6% Barry Goldwater (R) 138,563 48.4% 4 0.0% 286,073 10 0.40%
1960 57% Richard Nixon (R) 146,996 52.9% John Kennedy (D) 130,948 47.1% 0 0.0% 277,944 3 0.40%
1956 51% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 132,568 56.3% Adlai Stevenson (D) 100,216 42.6% 2,562 1.1% 235,346 -1 0.38%
1952 59% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 139,132 54.7% Adlai Stevenson (D) 115,175 45.3% 0 0.0% 254,307 0 0.41%
1948 33% Harry Truman* (D) 55,033 43.6% Thomas Dewey (R) 42,675 33.8% 28,393 [+] 22.5% 126,101 -11 0.26%
1944 36% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 88,694 68.0% Thomas Dewey (R) 41,520 31.8% 262 0.2% 130,476 -14 0.27%
1940 41% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 107,201 78.0% Wendell Willkie (R) 30,234 22.0% 2 0.0% 137,437 -23 0.28%
1936 47% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 107,506 78.7% Alf Landon (R) 29,134 21.3% 0 0.0% 136,640 -15 0.30%
1932 41% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 82,557 72.8% Herbert Hoover* (R) 30,050 26.5% 781 [+] 0.7% 113,388 -13 0.29%
1928 39% Herbert Hoover (R) 54,206 55.5% Al Smith (D) 43,499 44.5% 7 [+] 0.0% 97,712 -3 0.27%
1924 30% John Davis (D) 43,763 63.2% Calvin Coolidge (R) 23,748 34.3% 1,768 [+] 2.6% 69,279 -20 0.24%
1920 41% James Cox (D) 51,565 61.3% Warren Harding (R) 32,582 38.7% 0 0.0% 84,147 -22 0.31%
1916 22% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 26,289 64.3% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 14,559 35.6% 65 [+] 0.2% 40,913 -11 0.22%
1912 19% Woodrow Wilson (D) 22,149 66.5% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 9,106 27.3% 2,055 [+] 6.2% 33,310 -18 0.22%
1908 22% William J. Bryan (D) 22,237 62.8% William Taft (R) 13,108 37.0% 50 [+] 0.1% 35,395 -15 0.24%
1904 18% Alton Parker (D) 18,928 69.9% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 7,945 29.3% 209 [+] 0.8% 27,082 -27 0.20%
1900 23% William J. Bryan (D) 19,466 61.9% William McKinley* (R) 11,487 36.5% 513 [+] 1.6% 31,466 -15 0.23%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 680,904 49.4%
Donald Trump* (R) 675,531 49.0%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 12,874 0.9%
Other 8,345 0.6%
TOTAL 1,377,654
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 2


2016 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 518,706 45.0%
Donald Trump (R) 583,914 50.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 33,826 2.9%
Jill Stein (Grn) 3,029 0.3%
Evan McMullin (I) 1,739 0.2%
Other 11,436 1.0%
TOTAL 1,152,650
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 5


2012 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 499,377 46.7%
Mitt Romney (R) 556,961 52.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 10,181 1.0%
Other 3,088 0.3%
TOTAL 1,069,607
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 5


2008 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 476,912 47.9%
John McCain (R) 509,220 51.2%
Ralph Nader (I) 447 0.0%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 5,473 0.6%
Other 2,874 0.3%
TOTAL 994,926
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 6


2004 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 457,340 59.0%
John Kerry (D) 314,390 40.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 409 0.1%
Other 3,239 0.4%
TOTAL 775,378
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 8


2000 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 378,813 59.1%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 256,444 40.0%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 1,099 0.2%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 1,677 0.3%
Other 3,278 0.5%
TOTAL 641,311
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 11


1996 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 221,007 41.6%
Robert Dole (R) 272,430 51.3%
Ross Perot (Ref) 35,207 6.6%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,699 0.3%
Other 938 0.2%
TOTAL 531,281
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 11


1992 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 213,553 38.0%
George Bush* (R) 267,294 47.6%
Ross Perot (I) 79,210 14.1%
Other 1,236 0.2%
TOTAL 561,293
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 10


1988 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 283,591 63.3%
Michael Dukakis (D) 163,099 36.4%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 182 0.0%
Other 1,217 0.3%
TOTAL 448,089
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): 10


1984 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 294,751 67.0%
Walter Mondale (D) 144,269 32.8%
Other 1,010 0.2%
TOTAL 440,030
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 8


1980 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 190,692 50.8%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 170,673 45.5%
John Anderson (I) 11,267 3.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 2,085 0.6%
Other 339 0.1%
TOTAL 375,056
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 0


1976 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 183,708 53.2%
Gerald Ford* (R) 159,647 46.2%
Other 1,857 0.5%
TOTAL 345,212
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): -2


1972 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 220,858 71.0%
George McGovern (D) 84,841 27.3%
John Schmitz (Amer) 5,324 1.7%
TOTAL 311,023
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 10


1968 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 150,294 47.0%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 83,115 26.0%
George Wallace (AIP) 86,200 27.0%
TOTAL 319,609
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 4


1964 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 147,506 51.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 138,563 48.4%
Other 4 0.0%
TOTAL 286,073
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 10


1956 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 132,568 56.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 100,216 42.6%
Other 2,562 1.1%
TOTAL 235,346
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): -1


1952 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 139,132 54.7%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 115,175 45.3%
TOTAL 254,307
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 0


1948 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 55,033 43.6%
Thomas Dewey (R) 42,675 33.8%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 28,036 22.2%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 357 0.3%
TOTAL 126,101
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -11


1944 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 88,694 68.0%
Thomas Dewey (R) 41,520 31.8%
Other 262 0.2%
TOTAL 130,476
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -14


1940 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 107,201 78.0%
Wendell Willkie (R) 30,234 22.0%
Other 2 0.0%
TOTAL 137,437
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -23


1936 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 107,506 78.7%
Alf Landon (R) 29,134 21.3%
TOTAL 136,640
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): -15


1932 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 82,557 72.8%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 30,050 26.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 781 0.7%
TOTAL 113,388
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -13


1928 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 54,206 55.5%
Al Smith (D) 43,499 44.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 7 0.0%
TOTAL 97,712
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -3


1924 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 23,748 34.3%
John Davis (D) 43,763 63.2%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 1,768 2.6%
TOTAL 69,279
Turnout: 30% Diff (US): -20


1920 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 32,582 38.7%
James Cox (D) 51,565 61.3%
TOTAL 84,147
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -22


1916 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 26,289 64.3%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 14,559 35.6%
Other 65 0.2%
TOTAL 40,913
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -11


1912 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 22,149 66.5%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 9,106 27.3%
William Taft* (R) 1,853 5.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 157 0.5%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 45 0.1%
TOTAL 33,310
Turnout: 19% Diff (US): -18


1908 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 13,108 37.0%
William J. Bryan (D) 22,237 62.8%
Other 50 0.1%
TOTAL 35,395
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -15


1904 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 7,945 29.3%
Alton Parker (D) 18,928 69.9%
Other 209 0.8%
TOTAL 27,082
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -27


1900 President, Charlotte-Concord-Gastonia, NC-SC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 11,487 36.5%
William J. Bryan (D) 19,466 61.9%
Other 513 1.6%
TOTAL 31,466
Turnout: 23% Diff (US): -15
* incumbent