RightDataUSA

Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area


[Sort counties by population]

 


Click here to view demographic data for Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area

2022 population: 324,110   ( 29,245 from 2010)
Land area: 2786.0 square miles
Population density: 116.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:142,975 44.11% 3.1%
Black:137,12842.31% 16.8%
Indian:1,2250.38% 23.1%
Asian:7,9282.45% 45.4%
2+ races:8,6472.67% 42.6%
Hispanic:26,2078.09% 55.1%
Total non-White:181,13555.89% 22.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:9,314 14.2
Deaths:8,94713.6
Net Migration: -6,004-9.1
Net Immigration: 7971.2
Change in White population:-4,543 -1.5
Change in Non-White pop.:33,788 11.5



Historical Presidential Election Results for Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area



Click on the Year to view county-level data for that election.

YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 53% Joe Biden (D) 71,406 53.9% Donald Trump* (R) 59,638 45.0% 1,537 [+] 1.2% 132,581 -2 0.08%
2016 48% Hillary Clinton (D) 58,547 50.8% Donald Trump (R) 52,795 45.8% 3,825 [+] 3.3% 115,167 0 0.08%
2012 49% Barack Obama* (D) 62,947 54.6% Mitt Romney (R) 51,400 44.5% 1,040 [+] 0.9% 115,387 -3 0.09%
2008 52% Barack Obama (D) 64,312 54.2% John McCain (R) 53,588 45.2% 776 [+] 0.7% 118,676 0 0.09%
2004 46% George W. Bush* (R) 52,540 51.1% John Kerry (D) 49,740 48.4% 569 [+] 0.6% 102,849 0 0.08%
2000 39% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 44,012 52.8% George W. Bush (R) 38,527 46.2% 837 [+] 1.0% 83,376 -2 0.08%
1996 35% Bill Clinton* (D) 40,138 53.8% Robert Dole (R) 30,467 40.9% 3,936 [+] 5.3% 74,541 0 0.08%
1992 40% Bill Clinton (D) 41,859 50.6% George Bush* (R) 33,270 40.2% 7,645 [+] 9.2% 82,774 3 0.08%
1988 33% George Bush (R) 35,697 53.3% Michael Dukakis (D) 30,856 46.1% 374 [+] 0.6% 66,927 0 0.07%
1984 36% Ronald Reagan* (R) 36,496 51.1% Walter Mondale (D) 34,722 48.6% 188 0.3% 71,406 -8 0.08%
1980 34% Jimmy Carter* (D) 38,927 60.0% Ronald Reagan (R) 23,695 36.5% 2,241 [+] 3.5% 64,863 -14 0.07%
1976 36% Jimmy Carter (D) 40,116 65.7% Gerald Ford* (R) 20,551 33.7% 365 [+] 0.6% 61,032 -14 0.07%
1972 32% Richard Nixon* (R) 40,305 75.4% George McGovern (D) 12,725 23.8% 435 [+] 0.8% 53,465 15 0.07%
1968 37% George Wallace (AIP) 28,011 51.2% Richard Nixon (R) 13,724 25.1% 13,016 [+] 23.8% 54,751 -18 0.07%
1964 33% Barry Goldwater (R) 30,749 65.1% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 14,942 31.6% 1,544 3.3% 47,235 27 0.07%
1960 21% John Kennedy (D) 15,661 54.9% Richard Nixon (R) 12,812 44.9% 61 0.2% 28,534 -5 0.04%
1956 21% Adlai Stevenson (D) 14,675 57.3% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 10,576 41.3% 365 1.4% 25,616 -16 0.04%
1952 25% Adlai Stevenson (D) 18,419 64.9% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 9,966 35.1% 3 0.0% 28,388 -20 0.05%
1948 15% Harry Truman* (D) 7,866 51.8% Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 4,387 28.9% 2,920 [+] 19.2% 15,173 -26 0.03%
1944 15% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,530 86.8% Thomas Dewey (R) 1,750 13.2% 4 0.0% 13,284 -33 0.03%
1940 15% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,806 91.2% Wendell Willkie (R) 1,019 8.6% 20 0.2% 11,845 -36 0.02%
1936 16% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,193 92.9% Alf Landon (R) 747 6.8% 28 [+] 0.3% 10,968 -30 0.02%
1932 15% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 8,389 95.2% Herbert Hoover* (R) 382 4.3% 40 [+] 0.5% 8,811 -35 0.02%
1928 14% Al Smith (D) 5,269 69.0% Herbert Hoover (R) 2,345 30.7% 18 [+] 0.2% 7,632 -27 0.02%
1924 10% John Davis (D) 4,377 87.7% Calvin Coolidge (R) 354 7.1% 259 [+] 5.2% 4,990 -47 0.02%
1920 8% James Cox (D) 3,487 88.7% Warren Harding (R) 398 10.1% 48 [+] 1.2% 3,933 -50 0.01%
1916 11% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 4,606 91.5% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 223 4.4% 207 [+] 4.1% 5,036 -42 0.03%
1912 13% Woodrow Wilson (D) 5,230 92.4% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 311 5.5% 122 [+] 2.2% 5,663 -21 0.04%
1908 13% William J. Bryan (D) 3,822 71.6% William Taft (R) 1,228 23.0% 285 [+] 5.3% 5,335 -29 0.04%
1904 12% Alton Parker (D) 4,005 80.0% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 607 12.1% 394 [+] 7.9% 5,006 -44 0.04%
1900 16% William J. Bryan (D) 4,867 76.6% William McKinley* (R) 1,339 21.1% 148 [+] 2.3% 6,354 -31 0.05%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 71,406 53.9%
Donald Trump* (R) 59,638 45.0%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,470 1.1%
Other 67 0.1%
TOTAL 132,581
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -2


2016 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 58,547 50.8%
Donald Trump (R) 52,795 45.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 2,659 2.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 228 0.2%
Evan McMullin (I) 291 0.3%
Other 647 0.6%
TOTAL 115,167
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 0


2012 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 62,947 54.6%
Mitt Romney (R) 51,400 44.5%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 774 0.7%
Other 266 0.2%
TOTAL 115,387
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): -3


2008 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 64,312 54.2%
John McCain (R) 53,588 45.2%
Ralph Nader (I) 82 0.1%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 471 0.4%
Other 223 0.2%
TOTAL 118,676
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 0


2004 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 52,540 51.1%
John Kerry (D) 49,740 48.4%
Ralph Nader (I) 51 0.0%
Other 518 0.5%
TOTAL 102,849
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 0


2000 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 38,527 46.2%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 44,012 52.8%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 379 0.5%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 240 0.3%
Other 218 0.3%
TOTAL 83,376
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -2


1996 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 40,138 53.8%
Robert Dole (R) 30,467 40.9%
Ross Perot (Ref) 3,709 5.0%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 204 0.3%
Other 23 0.0%
TOTAL 74,541
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): 0


1992 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 41,859 50.6%
George Bush* (R) 33,270 40.2%
Ross Perot (I) 7,429 9.0%
Other 216 0.3%
TOTAL 82,774
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 3


1988 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 35,697 53.3%
Michael Dukakis (D) 30,856 46.1%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 274 0.4%
Other 100 0.1%
TOTAL 66,927
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): 0


1984 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 36,496 51.1%
Walter Mondale (D) 34,722 48.6%
Other 188 0.3%
TOTAL 71,406
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -8


1980 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 23,695 36.5%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 38,927 60.0%
John Anderson (I) 1,123 1.7%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 576 0.9%
Other 542 0.8%
TOTAL 64,863
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -14


1976 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 40,116 65.7%
Gerald Ford* (R) 20,551 33.7%
Other 365 0.6%
TOTAL 61,032
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -14


1972 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 40,305 75.4%
George McGovern (D) 12,725 23.8%
John Schmitz (Amer) 140 0.3%
Other 295 0.6%
TOTAL 53,465
Turnout: 32% Diff (US): 15


1968 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 13,724 25.1%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 12,764 23.3%
George Wallace (AIP) 28,011 51.2%
Other 252 0.5%
TOTAL 54,751
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): -18


1964 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 14,942 31.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 30,749 65.1%
Other 1,544 3.3%
TOTAL 47,235
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): 27


1960 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 15,661 54.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 12,812 44.9%
Other 61 0.2%
TOTAL 28,534
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -5


1956 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 10,576 41.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 14,675 57.3%
Other 365 1.4%
TOTAL 25,616
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -16


1952 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 9,966 35.1%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 18,419 64.9%
Other 3 0.0%
TOTAL 28,388
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): -20


1948 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 7,866 51.8%
Thomas Dewey (R) 2,859 18.8%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 4,387 28.9%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 46 0.3%
Other 15 0.1%
TOTAL 15,173
Turnout: 15% Diff (US): -26


1944 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,530 86.8%
Thomas Dewey (R) 1,750 13.2%
Other 4 0.0%
TOTAL 13,284
Turnout: 15% Diff (US): -33


1940 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,806 91.2%
Wendell Willkie (R) 1,019 8.6%
Other 20 0.2%
TOTAL 11,845
Turnout: 15% Diff (US): -36


1936 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,193 92.9%
Alf Landon (R) 747 6.8%
William Lemke (Union) 2 0.0%
Other 26 0.2%
TOTAL 10,968
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -30


1932 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 8,389 95.2%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 382 4.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 15 0.2%
Other 25 0.3%
TOTAL 8,811
Turnout: 15% Diff (US): -35


1928 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 2,345 30.7%
Al Smith (D) 5,269 69.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 18 0.2%
TOTAL 7,632
Turnout: 14% Diff (US): -27


1924 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 354 7.1%
John Davis (D) 4,377 87.7%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 231 4.6%
Other 28 0.6%
TOTAL 4,990
Turnout: 10% Diff (US): -47


1920 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 398 10.1%
James Cox (D) 3,487 88.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 45 1.1%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 3 0.1%
TOTAL 3,933
Turnout: 8% Diff (US): -50


1916 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 4,606 91.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 223 4.4%
Allan Benson (Soc) 4 0.1%
Other 203 4.0%
TOTAL 5,036
Turnout: 11% Diff (US): -42


1912 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 5,230 92.4%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 311 5.5%
William Taft* (R) 100 1.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 22 0.4%
TOTAL 5,663
Turnout: 13% Diff (US): -21


1908 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 1,228 23.0%
William J. Bryan (D) 3,822 71.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 15 0.3%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 1 0.0%
Other 269 5.0%
TOTAL 5,335
Turnout: 13% Diff (US): -29


1904 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 607 12.1%
Alton Parker (D) 4,005 80.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 4 0.1%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 1 0.0%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 9 0.2%
Other 380 7.6%
TOTAL 5,006
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -44


1900 President, Columbus, GA-AL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 1,339 21.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 4,867 76.6%
Other 148 2.3%
TOTAL 6,354
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -31
* incumbent