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Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area


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2022 population: 157,026   ( 8,688 from 2010)
Land area: 1190.4 square miles
Population density: 131.9 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:124,716 79.42% 3.0%
Black:14,7049.36% 11.2%
Indian:5900.38% 9.2%
Asian:3,1842.03% 21.8%
2+ races:5,0243.20% 27.4%
Hispanic:8,8085.61% 33.9%
Total non-White:32,31020.58% 18.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:4,122 13.2
Deaths:4,16013.4
Net Migration: 1,3074.2
Net Immigration: 1190.4
Change in White population:3,576 2.4
Change in Non-White pop.:5,112 3.4



Historical Presidential Election Results for Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 59% Donald Trump* (R) 45,702 65.0% Joe Biden (D) 23,237 33.0% 1,416 [+] 2.0% 70,355 18 0.04%
2016 54% Donald Trump (R) 40,430 65.5% Hillary Clinton (D) 18,248 29.5% 3,076 [+] 5.0% 61,754 20 0.05%
2012 50% Mitt Romney (R) 33,874 60.6% Barack Obama* (D) 21,069 37.7% 955 [+] 1.7% 55,898 13 0.04%
2008 54% John McCain (R) 34,740 60.6% Barack Obama (D) 21,906 38.2% 728 [+] 1.3% 57,374 15 0.04%
2004 52% George W. Bush* (R) 35,890 67.3% John Kerry (D) 17,054 32.0% 416 [+] 0.8% 53,360 17 0.04%
2000 46% George W. Bush (R) 27,667 61.6% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 16,418 36.5% 855 [+] 1.9% 44,940 14 0.04%
1996 41% Robert Dole (R) 17,637 45.5% Bill Clinton* (D) 16,724 43.2% 4,363 [+] 11.3% 38,724 5 0.04%
1992 42% George Bush* (R) 17,094 44.7% Bill Clinton (D) 14,994 39.2% 6,165 [+] 16.1% 38,253 7 0.04%
1988 36% George Bush (R) 19,271 61.0% Michael Dukakis (D) 12,163 38.5% 133 [+] 0.4% 31,567 8 0.03%
1984 36% Ronald Reagan* (R) 20,986 66.6% Walter Mondale (D) 10,346 32.8% 186 0.6% 31,518 8 0.03%
1980 34% Ronald Reagan (R) 14,519 50.0% Jimmy Carter* (D) 13,727 47.3% 800 [+] 2.8% 29,046 -1 0.03%
1976 31% Jimmy Carter (D) 13,214 55.7% Gerald Ford* (R) 10,129 42.7% 365 [+] 1.5% 23,708 -5 0.03%
1972 29% Richard Nixon* (R) 13,681 64.2% George McGovern (D) 7,084 33.2% 561 [+] 2.6% 21,326 3 0.03%
1968 34% Richard Nixon (R) 8,576 41.2% Hubert Humphrey (D) 7,647 36.7% 4,611 [+] 22.1% 20,834 -2 0.03%
1964 33% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 13,278 68.6% Barry Goldwater (R) 5,994 31.0% 85 0.4% 19,357 -8 0.03%
1960 35% Richard Nixon (R) 10,685 53.6% John Kennedy (D) 9,239 46.4% 0 0.0% 19,924 4 0.03%
1956 35% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 9,107 52.4% Adlai Stevenson (D) 8,200 47.2% 74 0.4% 17,381 -5 0.03%
1952 36% Adlai Stevenson (D) 8,800 55.9% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 6,880 43.7% 50 0.3% 15,730 -11 0.03%
1948 35% Harry Truman* (D) 7,769 61.5% Thomas Dewey (R) 4,347 34.4% 524 [+] 4.1% 12,640 -11 0.03%
1944 44% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 8,329 60.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 5,421 39.2% 65 0.5% 13,815 -7 0.03%
1940 53% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,295 66.4% Wendell Willkie (R) 4,655 33.3% 42 0.3% 13,992 -12 0.03%
1936 57% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 8,887 67.1% Alf Landon (R) 4,220 31.9% 140 [+] 1.1% 13,247 -5 0.03%
1932 77% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 11,185 68.3% Herbert Hoover* (R) 5,086 31.0% 112 [+] 0.7% 16,383 -9 0.04%
1928 73% Herbert Hoover (R) 8,126 54.9% Al Smith (D) 6,637 44.9% 27 [+] 0.2% 14,790 -3 0.04%
1924 63% John Davis (D) 8,091 60.0% Calvin Coolidge (R) 5,162 38.2% 243 [+] 1.8% 13,496 -16 0.05%
1920 73% James Cox (D) 9,938 59.6% Warren Harding (R) 6,640 39.8% 108 [+] 0.6% 16,686 -21 0.06%
1916 44% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,939 61.5% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 3,626 37.6% 91 [+] 0.9% 9,656 -9 0.05%
1912 41% Woodrow Wilson (D) 5,066 56.6% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,307 25.8% 1,573 [+] 17.6% 8,946 -8 0.06%
1908 45% William J. Bryan (D) 5,642 58.9% William Taft (R) 3,805 39.7% 126 [+] 1.3% 9,573 -12 0.06%
1904 42% Alton Parker (D) 5,260 59.3% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 3,368 38.0% 244 [+] 2.8% 8,872 -18 0.07%
1900 47% William J. Bryan (D) 5,949 58.9% William McKinley* (R) 4,008 39.7% 141 [+] 1.4% 10,098 -12 0.07%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 23,237 33.0%
Donald Trump* (R) 45,702 65.0%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,074 1.5%
Other 342 0.5%
TOTAL 70,355
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 18


2016 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 18,248 29.5%
Donald Trump (R) 40,430 65.5%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,920 3.1%
Jill Stein (Grn) 471 0.8%
Evan McMullin (I) 627 1.0%
Other 58 0.1%
TOTAL 61,754
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 20


2012 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 21,069 37.7%
Mitt Romney (R) 33,874 60.6%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 484 0.9%
Other 471 0.8%
TOTAL 55,898
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 13


2008 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 21,906 38.2%
John McCain (R) 34,740 60.6%
Ralph Nader (I) 455 0.8%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 148 0.3%
Other 125 0.2%
TOTAL 57,374
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 15


2004 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 35,890 67.3%
John Kerry (D) 17,054 32.0%
Ralph Nader (I) 283 0.5%
Other 133 0.2%
TOTAL 53,360
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 17


2000 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 27,667 61.6%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 16,418 36.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 582 1.3%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 122 0.3%
Other 151 0.3%
TOTAL 44,940
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 14


1996 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 16,724 43.2%
Robert Dole (R) 17,637 45.5%
Ross Perot (Ref) 4,196 10.8%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 98 0.3%
Other 69 0.2%
TOTAL 38,724
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): 5


1992 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 14,994 39.2%
George Bush* (R) 17,094 44.7%
Ross Perot (I) 5,906 15.4%
Other 259 0.7%
TOTAL 38,253
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): 7


1988 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 19,271 61.0%
Michael Dukakis (D) 12,163 38.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 48 0.2%
Other 85 0.3%
TOTAL 31,567
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): 8


1984 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 20,986 66.6%
Walter Mondale (D) 10,346 32.8%
Other 186 0.6%
TOTAL 31,518
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): 8


1980 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 14,519 50.0%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 13,727 47.3%
John Anderson (I) 585 2.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 88 0.3%
Other 127 0.4%
TOTAL 29,046
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -1


1976 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 13,214 55.7%
Gerald Ford* (R) 10,129 42.7%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 133 0.6%
Other 232 1.0%
TOTAL 23,708
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): -5


1972 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 13,681 64.2%
George McGovern (D) 7,084 33.2%
John Schmitz (Amer) 520 2.4%
Other 41 0.2%
TOTAL 21,326
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): 3


1968 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 8,576 41.2%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 7,647 36.7%
George Wallace (AIP) 4,507 21.6%
Other 104 0.5%
TOTAL 20,834
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -2


1964 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 13,278 68.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 5,994 31.0%
Other 85 0.4%
TOTAL 19,357
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -8


1956 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 9,107 52.4%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 8,200 47.2%
Other 74 0.4%
TOTAL 17,381
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -5


1952 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 6,880 43.7%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 8,800 55.9%
Other 50 0.3%
TOTAL 15,730
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -11


1948 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 7,769 61.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 4,347 34.4%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 204 1.6%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 11 0.1%
Other 309 2.4%
TOTAL 12,640
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -11


1944 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 8,329 60.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 5,421 39.2%
Other 65 0.5%
TOTAL 13,815
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -7


1940 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,295 66.4%
Wendell Willkie (R) 4,655 33.3%
Other 42 0.3%
TOTAL 13,992
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -12


1936 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 8,887 67.1%
Alf Landon (R) 4,220 31.9%
William Lemke (Union) 117 0.9%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 5 0.0%
Other 18 0.1%
TOTAL 13,247
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): -5


1932 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 11,185 68.3%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 5,086 31.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 47 0.3%
Other 65 0.4%
TOTAL 16,383
Turnout: 77% Diff (US): -9


1928 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 8,126 54.9%
Al Smith (D) 6,637 44.9%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 18 0.1%
Other 9 0.1%
TOTAL 14,790
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): -3


1924 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 5,162 38.2%
John Davis (D) 8,091 60.0%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 221 1.6%
Other 22 0.2%
TOTAL 13,496
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): -16


1920 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 6,640 39.8%
James Cox (D) 9,938 59.6%
Other 108 0.6%
TOTAL 16,686
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): -21


1916 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,939 61.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 3,626 37.6%
Allan Benson (Soc) 53 0.5%
James Hanly (Proh) 32 0.3%
Other 6 0.1%
TOTAL 9,656
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -9


1912 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 5,066 56.6%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,307 25.8%
William Taft* (R) 1,359 15.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 163 1.8%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 42 0.5%
Other 9 0.1%
TOTAL 8,946
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -8


1908 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 3,805 39.7%
William J. Bryan (D) 5,642 58.9%
Other 126 1.3%
TOTAL 9,573
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -12


1904 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 3,368 38.0%
Alton Parker (D) 5,260 59.3%
Other 244 2.8%
TOTAL 8,872
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): -18


1900 President, Elizabethtown-Fort Knox, KY Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 4,008 39.7%
William J. Bryan (D) 5,949 58.9%
Other 141 1.4%
TOTAL 10,098
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): -12
* incumbent