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Lafayette, LA Metro Area


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2022 population: 481,125   ( 14,375 from 2010)
Land area: 3408.8 square miles
Population density: 141.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:319,544 66.42% 0.8%
Black:122,10325.38% 5.9%
Indian:1,7850.37% 19.1%
Asian:8,6811.80% 27.6%
2+ races:7,8111.62% 31.4%
Hispanic:21,2014.41% 47.1%
Total non-White:161,58133.58% 11.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:14,119 14.8
Deaths:12,34812.9
Net Migration: -277-0.3
Net Immigration: 1,0731.1
Change in White population:-2,621 -0.6
Change in Non-White pop.:16,996 3.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for Lafayette, LA Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 64% Donald Trump* (R) 156,499 68.0% Joe Biden (D) 69,603 30.3% 3,919 [+] 1.7% 230,021 21 0.15%
2016 61% Donald Trump (R) 147,196 67.9% Hillary Clinton (D) 62,185 28.7% 7,447 [+] 3.4% 216,828 22 0.16%
2012 60% Mitt Romney (R) 140,378 67.1% Barack Obama* (D) 65,602 31.3% 3,314 [+] 1.6% 209,294 20 0.16%
2008 61% John McCain (R) 133,923 65.5% Barack Obama (D) 67,350 32.9% 3,333 [+] 1.6% 204,606 20 0.16%
2004 61% George W. Bush* (R) 120,399 61.8% John Kerry (D) 71,979 36.9% 2,424 [+] 1.2% 194,802 11 0.16%
2000 57% George W. Bush (R) 101,997 58.4% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 66,401 38.0% 6,166 [+] 3.5% 174,564 11 0.17%
1996 60% Bill Clinton* (D) 84,992 49.5% Robert Dole (R) 71,628 41.7% 15,137 [+] 8.8% 171,757 1 0.18%
1992 63% Bill Clinton (D) 77,475 45.4% George Bush* (R) 66,299 38.8% 26,956 [+] 15.8% 170,730 1 0.16%
1988 59% George Bush (R) 80,170 52.3% Michael Dukakis (D) 70,137 45.8% 2,887 [+] 1.9% 153,194 -1 0.17%
1984 63% Ronald Reagan* (R) 99,396 62.7% Walter Mondale (D) 56,319 35.5% 2,840 1.8% 158,555 4 0.17%
1980 57% Ronald Reagan (R) 74,417 54.3% Jimmy Carter* (D) 56,826 41.4% 5,860 [+] 4.3% 137,103 4 0.16%
1976 54% Jimmy Carter (D) 59,954 53.3% Gerald Ford* (R) 49,738 44.3% 2,691 [+] 2.4% 112,383 -4 0.14%
1972 47% Richard Nixon* (R) 59,695 66.3% George McGovern (D) 25,367 28.2% 4,911 [+] 5.5% 89,973 6 0.12%
1968 59% George Wallace (AIP) 42,392 46.4% Hubert Humphrey (D) 24,718 27.1% 24,198 [+] 26.5% 91,308 -17 0.12%
1964 56% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 45,970 56.7% Barry Goldwater (R) 35,077 43.3% 0 0.0% 81,047 5 0.11%
1960 55% John Kennedy (D) 51,570 68.9% Richard Nixon (R) 15,242 20.4% 8,084 10.8% 74,896 -29 0.11%
1956 34% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 23,140 51.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 20,994 46.3% 1,226 2.7% 45,360 -6 0.07%
1952 37% Adlai Stevenson (D) 23,619 52.1% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 21,728 47.9% 0 0.0% 45,347 -7 0.07%
1948 26% Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 15,503 50.8% Thomas Dewey (R) 7,662 25.1% 7,354 [+] 24.1% 30,519 -20 0.06%
1944 21% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 19,969 84.2% Thomas Dewey (R) 3,735 15.8% 0 0.0% 23,704 -30 0.05%
1940 29% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 23,693 76.0% Wendell Willkie (R) 7,498 24.0% 2 0.0% 31,193 -21 0.06%
1936 22% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 18,448 87.7% Alf Landon (R) 2,577 12.2% 15 [+] 0.1% 21,040 -24 0.05%
1932 18% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 14,379 88.8% Herbert Hoover* (R) 1,816 11.2% 2 [+] 0.0% 16,197 -28 0.04%
1928 21% Al Smith (D) 13,863 83.4% Herbert Hoover (R) 2,769 16.6% 0 0.0% 16,632 -42 0.05%
1924 10% John Davis (D) 4,258 59.1% Calvin Coolidge (R) 2,489 34.5% 463 [+] 6.4% 7,210 -19 0.02%
1920 12% Warren Harding (R) 5,300 62.4% James Cox (D) 3,187 37.5% 7 [+] 0.1% 8,494 2 0.03%
1916 12% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,344 63.2% Write-ins (I) 2,583 30.6% 523 [+] 6.2% 8,450 -40 0.05%
1912 8% Woodrow Wilson (D) 3,325 63.0% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 802 15.2% 1,148 [+] 21.8% 5,275 -10 0.04%
1908 8% William J. Bryan (D) 3,760 75.0% William Taft (R) 865 17.3% 385 [+] 7.7% 5,010 -34 0.03%
1904 7% Alton Parker (D) 3,261 84.0% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 513 13.2% 108 [+] 2.8% 3,882 -43 0.03%
1900 10% William J. Bryan (D) 3,466 66.6% William McKinley* (R) 1,737 33.4% 0 0.0% 5,203 -18 0.04%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 69,603 30.3%
Donald Trump* (R) 156,499 68.0%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 2,439 1.1%
Other 1,480 0.6%
TOTAL 230,021
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 21


2016 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 62,185 28.7%
Donald Trump (R) 147,196 67.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 4,256 2.0%
Jill Stein (Grn) 1,364 0.6%
Evan McMullin (I) 805 0.4%
Other 1,022 0.5%
TOTAL 216,828
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 22


2012 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 65,602 31.3%
Mitt Romney (R) 140,378 67.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,876 0.9%
Other 1,438 0.7%
TOTAL 209,294
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 20


2008 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 67,350 32.9%
John McCain (R) 133,923 65.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 714 0.3%
Other 2,619 1.3%
TOTAL 204,606
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 20


2004 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 120,399 61.8%
John Kerry (D) 71,979 36.9%
Ralph Nader (I) 750 0.4%
Other 1,674 0.9%
TOTAL 194,802
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 11


2000 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 101,997 58.4%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 66,401 38.0%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 2,677 1.5%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 2,023 1.2%
Other 1,466 0.8%
TOTAL 174,564
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 11


1996 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 84,992 49.5%
Robert Dole (R) 71,628 41.7%
Ross Perot (Ref) 12,874 7.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 425 0.2%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 890 0.5%
Other 948 0.6%
TOTAL 171,757
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 1


1992 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 77,475 45.4%
George Bush* (R) 66,299 38.8%
Ross Perot (I) 22,306 13.1%
Other 4,650 2.7%
TOTAL 170,730
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 1


1988 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 80,170 52.3%
Michael Dukakis (D) 70,137 45.8%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 466 0.3%
Other 2,421 1.6%
TOTAL 153,194
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -1


1984 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 99,396 62.7%
Walter Mondale (D) 56,319 35.5%
Other 2,840 1.8%
TOTAL 158,555
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 4


1980 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 74,417 54.3%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 56,826 41.4%
John Anderson (I) 2,843 2.1%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 952 0.7%
Other 2,065 1.5%
TOTAL 137,103
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 4


1976 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 59,954 53.3%
Gerald Ford* (R) 49,738 44.3%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 505 0.4%
Other 2,186 1.9%
TOTAL 112,383
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -4


1972 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 59,695 66.3%
George McGovern (D) 25,367 28.2%
John Schmitz (Amer) 3,555 4.0%
Other 1,356 1.5%
TOTAL 89,973
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 6


1964 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 45,970 56.7%
Barry Goldwater (R) 35,077 43.3%
TOTAL 81,047
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 5


1960 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 51,570 68.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 15,242 20.4%
Other 8,084 10.8%
TOTAL 74,896
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -29


1956 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 23,140 51.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 20,994 46.3%
Other 1,226 2.7%
TOTAL 45,360
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -6


1948 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 7,297 23.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 7,662 25.1%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 15,503 50.8%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 56 0.2%
Other 1 0.0%
TOTAL 30,519
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): -20


1944 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 19,969 84.2%
Thomas Dewey (R) 3,735 15.8%
TOTAL 23,704
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -30


1940 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 23,693 76.0%
Wendell Willkie (R) 7,498 24.0%
Other 2 0.0%
TOTAL 31,193
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -21


1936 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 18,448 87.7%
Alf Landon (R) 2,577 12.2%
Other 15 0.1%
TOTAL 21,040
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -24


1932 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 14,379 88.8%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 1,816 11.2%
Other 2 0.0%
TOTAL 16,197
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -28


1928 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 2,769 16.6%
Al Smith (D) 13,863 83.4%
TOTAL 16,632
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -42


1924 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 2,489 34.5%
John Davis (D) 4,258 59.1%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 463 6.4%
TOTAL 7,210
Turnout: 10% Diff (US): -19


1920 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 5,300 62.4%
James Cox (D) 3,187 37.5%
Other 7 0.1%
TOTAL 8,494
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): 2


1916 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,344 63.2%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 523 6.2%
Other 2,583 30.6%
TOTAL 8,450
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -40


1912 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 3,325 63.0%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 802 15.2%
William Taft* (R) 709 13.4%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 439 8.3%
TOTAL 5,275
Turnout: 8% Diff (US): -10


1908 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 865 17.3%
William J. Bryan (D) 3,760 75.0%
Other 385 7.7%
TOTAL 5,010
Turnout: 8% Diff (US): -34


1904 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 513 13.2%
Alton Parker (D) 3,261 84.0%
Other 108 2.8%
TOTAL 3,882
Turnout: 7% Diff (US): -43


1900 President, Lafayette, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 1,737 33.4%
William J. Bryan (D) 3,466 66.6%
TOTAL 5,203
Turnout: 10% Diff (US): -18
* incumbent