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Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area


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2022 population: 7,340,118   ( 1,419,702 from 2010)
Land area: 8268.7 square miles
Population density: 887.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:2,456,673 33.47% 5.0%
Black:1,293,33617.62% 29.8%
Indian:16,4130.22% 18.7%
Asian:613,4028.36% 58.3%
2+ races:115,0111.57% 53.0%
Hispanic:2,845,28338.76% 35.7%
Total non-White:4,883,44566.53% 36.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:205,438 14.4
Deaths:121,6208.5
Net Migration: 68,4364.8
Net Immigration: 65,9724.6
Change in White population:116,405 2.0
Change in Non-White pop.:1,303,297 22.0



Historical Presidential Election Results for Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 50% Joe Biden (D) 1,330,116 49.8% Donald Trump* (R) 1,302,436 48.8% 36,931 [+] 1.4% 2,669,483 2 1.68%
2016 43% Donald Trump (R) 1,012,507 48.3% Hillary Clinton (D) 991,171 47.3% 90,649 [+] 4.3% 2,094,327 2 1.53%
2012 42% Mitt Romney (R) 1,027,708 55.2% Barack Obama* (D) 811,798 43.6% 23,940 [+] 1.3% 1,863,446 8 1.44%
2008 44% John McCain (R) 967,233 53.6% Barack Obama (D) 823,491 45.6% 13,973 [+] 0.8% 1,804,697 8 1.37%
2004 44% George W. Bush* (R) 947,144 58.4% John Kerry (D) 664,498 41.0% 10,635 [+] 0.7% 1,622,277 8 1.33%
2000 43% George W. Bush (R) 818,742 57.4% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 571,677 40.0% 37,095 [+] 2.6% 1,427,514 9 1.35%
1996 40% Robert Dole (R) 614,174 50.6% Bill Clinton* (D) 524,035 43.2% 75,696 [+] 6.2% 1,213,905 10 1.26%
1992 47% George Bush* (R) 566,917 43.1% Bill Clinton (D) 485,614 36.9% 261,767 [+] 19.9% 1,314,298 6 1.26%
1988 43% George Bush (R) 633,685 57.2% Michael Dukakis (D) 464,661 41.9% 10,405 [+] 0.9% 1,108,751 4 1.21%
1984 49% Ronald Reagan* (R) 721,871 62.2% Walter Mondale (D) 435,551 37.5% 3,141 0.3% 1,160,563 3 1.25%
1980 43% Ronald Reagan (R) 541,762 57.6% Jimmy Carter* (D) 361,817 38.5% 37,116 [+] 3.9% 940,695 7 1.09%
1976 49% Gerald Ford* (R) 446,420 51.0% Jimmy Carter (D) 421,617 48.1% 7,603 [+] 0.9% 875,640 3 1.07%
1972 47% Richard Nixon* (R) 457,043 62.9% George McGovern (D) 265,828 36.6% 3,466 [+] 0.5% 726,337 2 0.93%
1968 50% Richard Nixon (R) 244,601 40.8% Hubert Humphrey (D) 236,209 39.4% 118,705 [+] 19.8% 599,515 -3 0.82%
1964 46% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 297,393 61.1% Barry Goldwater (R) 188,335 38.7% 1,099 0.2% 486,827 0 0.69%
1960 46% Richard Nixon (R) 209,747 50.1% John Kennedy (D) 198,877 47.5% 10,122 2.4% 418,746 0 0.61%
1956 40% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 199,373 60.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 127,059 38.2% 5,813 1.7% 332,245 3 0.54%
1952 47% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 187,737 55.7% Adlai Stevenson (D) 149,178 44.2% 428 0.1% 337,343 0 0.55%
1948 28% Harry Truman* (D) 84,665 50.8% Thomas Dewey (R) 54,412 32.7% 27,454 [+] 16.5% 166,531 -12 0.34%
1944 28% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 99,973 69.5% Write-ins (I) 27,695 19.2% 16,220 [+] 11.3% 143,888 -35 0.30%
1940 29% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 102,116 78.6% Wendell Willkie (R) 27,611 21.3% 186 0.1% 129,913 -24 0.26%
1936 26% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 82,211 87.5% Alf Landon (R) 11,352 12.1% 394 [+] 0.4% 93,957 -24 0.21%
1932 27% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 72,773 85.1% Herbert Hoover* (R) 12,075 14.1% 617 [+] 0.7% 85,465 -25 0.21%
1928 28% Herbert Hoover (R) 36,589 51.0% Al Smith (D) 34,995 48.8% 119 [+] 0.2% 71,703 -7 0.19%
1924 25% John Davis (D) 36,328 66.2% Calvin Coolidge (R) 14,039 25.6% 4,506 [+] 8.2% 54,873 -28 0.19%
1920 25% James Cox (D) 22,187 49.7% Warren Harding (R) 12,359 27.7% 10,137 [+] 22.7% 44,683 -33 0.17%
1916 18% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 18,914 71.5% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 6,570 24.8% 987 [+] 3.7% 26,471 -21 0.14%
1912 15% Woodrow Wilson (D) 13,518 69.0% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,507 12.8% 3,570 [+] 18.2% 19,595 -12 0.13%
1908 16% William J. Bryan (D) 11,681 67.3% William Taft (R) 5,261 30.3% 425 [+] 2.4% 17,367 -21 0.12%
1904 16% Alton Parker (D) 11,260 67.5% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 5,050 30.3% 366 [+] 2.2% 16,676 -26 0.12%
1900 29% William J. Bryan (D) 16,174 59.6% William McKinley* (R) 10,232 37.7% 740 [+] 2.7% 27,146 -14 0.19%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 1,330,116 49.8%
Donald Trump* (R) 1,302,436 48.8%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 27,578 1.0%
Other 9,353 0.4%
TOTAL 2,669,483
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 2


2016 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 991,171 47.3%
Donald Trump (R) 1,012,507 48.3%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 61,982 3.0%
Jill Stein (Grn) 16,579 0.8%
Evan McMullin (I) 8,992 0.4%
Other 3,096 0.1%
TOTAL 2,094,327
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 2


2012 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 811,798 43.6%
Mitt Romney (R) 1,027,708 55.2%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 17,339 0.9%
Other 6,601 0.4%
TOTAL 1,863,446
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): 8


2008 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 823,491 45.6%
John McCain (R) 967,233 53.6%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 10,624 0.6%
Other 3,349 0.2%
TOTAL 1,804,697
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 8


2004 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 947,144 58.4%
John Kerry (D) 664,498 41.0%
Other 10,635 0.7%
TOTAL 1,622,277
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 8


2000 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 818,742 57.4%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 571,677 40.0%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 30,651 2.1%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 2,578 0.2%
Other 3,866 0.3%
TOTAL 1,427,514
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 9


1996 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 524,035 43.2%
Robert Dole (R) 614,174 50.6%
Ross Perot (Ref) 68,463 5.6%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 4,074 0.3%
Other 3,159 0.3%
TOTAL 1,213,905
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 10


1992 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 485,614 36.9%
George Bush* (R) 566,917 43.1%
Ross Perot (I) 257,745 19.6%
Other 4,022 0.3%
TOTAL 1,314,298
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 6


1988 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 633,685 57.2%
Michael Dukakis (D) 464,661 41.9%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 8,229 0.7%
Other 2,176 0.2%
TOTAL 1,108,751
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 4


1984 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 721,871 62.2%
Walter Mondale (D) 435,551 37.5%
Other 3,141 0.3%
TOTAL 1,160,563
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 3


1980 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 541,762 57.6%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 361,817 38.5%
John Anderson (I) 28,323 3.0%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 8,695 0.9%
Other 98 0.0%
TOTAL 940,695
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 7


1976 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 421,617 48.1%
Gerald Ford* (R) 446,420 51.0%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 4,770 0.5%
Other 2,833 0.3%
TOTAL 875,640
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 3


1972 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 457,043 62.9%
George McGovern (D) 265,828 36.6%
Other 3,466 0.5%
TOTAL 726,337
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 2


1968 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 244,601 40.8%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 236,209 39.4%
George Wallace (AIP) 118,689 19.8%
Other 16 0.0%
TOTAL 599,515
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): -3


1964 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 297,393 61.1%
Barry Goldwater (R) 188,335 38.7%
Other 1,099 0.2%
TOTAL 486,827
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 0


1960 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 198,877 47.5%
Richard Nixon (R) 209,747 50.1%
Other 10,122 2.4%
TOTAL 418,746
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 0


1956 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 199,373 60.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 127,059 38.2%
Other 5,813 1.7%
TOTAL 332,245
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 3


1952 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 187,737 55.7%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 149,178 44.2%
Other 428 0.1%
TOTAL 337,343
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 0


1948 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 84,665 50.8%
Thomas Dewey (R) 54,412 32.7%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 26,046 15.6%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 958 0.6%
Other 450 0.3%
TOTAL 166,531
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -12


1944 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 99,973 69.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 16,220 11.3%
Other 27,695 19.2%
TOTAL 143,888
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -35


1940 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 102,116 78.6%
Wendell Willkie (R) 27,611 21.3%
Other 186 0.1%
TOTAL 129,913
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -24


1936 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 82,211 87.5%
Alf Landon (R) 11,352 12.1%
Other 394 0.4%
TOTAL 93,957
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): -24


1932 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 72,773 85.1%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 12,075 14.1%
Other 617 0.7%
TOTAL 85,465
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): -25


1928 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 36,589 51.0%
Al Smith (D) 34,995 48.8%
Other 119 0.2%
TOTAL 71,703
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -7


1924 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 14,039 25.6%
John Davis (D) 36,328 66.2%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 4,506 8.2%
TOTAL 54,873
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): -28


1920 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 12,359 27.7%
James Cox (D) 22,187 49.7%
Other 10,137 22.7%
TOTAL 44,683
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): -33


1916 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 18,914 71.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 6,570 24.8%
Other 987 3.7%
TOTAL 26,471
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -21


1912 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 13,518 69.0%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,507 12.8%
William Taft* (R) 2,194 11.2%
Other 1,376 7.0%
TOTAL 19,595
Turnout: 15% Diff (US): -12


1908 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 5,261 30.3%
William J. Bryan (D) 11,681 67.3%
Other 425 2.4%
TOTAL 17,367
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -21


1904 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 5,050 30.3%
Alton Parker (D) 11,260 67.5%
Other 366 2.2%
TOTAL 16,676
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -26


1900 President, Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 10,232 37.7%
William J. Bryan (D) 16,174 59.6%
Other 740 2.7%
TOTAL 27,146
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -14
* incumbent