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Lawrence, KS Metro Area


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2022 population: 119,964   ( 9,138 from 2010)
Land area: 455.8 square miles
Population density: 263.2 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:93,303 77.78% 3.1%
Black:5,2734.40% 25.4%
Indian:2,5282.11% 4.1%
Asian:5,8284.86% 39.7%
2+ races:4,7403.95% 36.2%
Hispanic:8,2926.91% 46.7%
Total non-White:26,66122.22% 31.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:2,287 9.6
Deaths:2,0048.4
Net Migration: 2581.1
Net Immigration: 5822.4
Change in White population:2,771 2.5
Change in Non-White pop.:6,367 5.7



Historical Presidential Election Results for Lawrence, KS Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 61% Joe Biden (D) 40,785 68.0% Donald Trump* (R) 17,286 28.8% 1,870 [+] 3.1% 59,941 -18 0.04%
2016 53% Hillary Clinton (D) 31,195 62.3% Donald Trump (R) 14,688 29.3% 4,204 [+] 8.4% 50,087 -17 0.04%
2012 53% Barack Obama* (D) 29,267 60.4% Mitt Romney (R) 17,401 35.9% 1,796 [+] 3.7% 48,464 -11 0.04%
2008 61% Barack Obama (D) 34,398 64.1% John McCain (R) 17,929 33.4% 1,314 [+] 2.4% 53,641 -12 0.04%
2004 60% John Kerry (D) 28,634 57.1% George W. Bush* (R) 20,544 41.0% 933 [+] 1.9% 50,111 -10 0.04%
2000 50% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 18,249 45.8% George W. Bush (R) 17,062 42.8% 4,527 [+] 11.4% 39,838 -5 0.04%
1996 51% Bill Clinton* (D) 18,116 47.9% Robert Dole (R) 16,116 42.6% 3,568 [+] 9.4% 37,800 2 0.04%
1992 62% Bill Clinton (D) 19,439 46.0% George Bush* (R) 12,949 30.6% 9,877 [+] 23.4% 42,265 -7 0.04%
1988 52% George Bush (R) 16,149 49.9% Michael Dukakis (D) 15,752 48.7% 460 [+] 1.4% 32,361 -3 0.04%
1984 55% Ronald Reagan* (R) 18,975 58.9% Walter Mondale (D) 12,880 40.0% 378 1.2% 32,233 0 0.03%
1980 54% Ronald Reagan (R) 14,106 49.0% Jimmy Carter* (D) 9,360 32.5% 5,318 [+] 18.5% 28,784 -2 0.03%
1976 59% Gerald Ford* (R) 14,277 51.3% Jimmy Carter (D) 11,922 42.8% 1,643 [+] 5.9% 27,842 3 0.03%
1972 62% Richard Nixon* (R) 15,316 55.6% George McGovern (D) 11,646 42.3% 565 [+] 2.1% 27,527 -5 0.04%
1968 53% Richard Nixon (R) 10,533 53.8% Hubert Humphrey (D) 6,936 35.4% 2,114 [+] 10.8% 19,583 10 0.03%
1964 53% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 9,416 54.3% Barry Goldwater (R) 7,825 45.1% 112 0.6% 17,353 7 0.02%
1960 59% Richard Nixon (R) 11,337 66.4% John Kennedy (D) 5,690 33.3% 38 0.2% 17,065 17 0.02%
1956 55% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 11,029 71.8% Adlai Stevenson (D) 4,283 27.9% 39 0.3% 15,351 14 0.02%
1952 59% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 11,095 74.3% Adlai Stevenson (D) 3,765 25.2% 64 0.4% 14,924 19 0.02%
1948 67% Thomas Dewey (R) 9,287 64.3% Harry Truman* (D) 4,778 33.1% 389 [+] 2.7% 14,454 19 0.03%
1944 64% Thomas Dewey (R) 8,224 67.5% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 3,886 31.9% 79 0.6% 12,189 22 0.03%
1940 78% Wendell Willkie (R) 9,146 70.3% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 3,727 28.6% 141 1.1% 13,014 25 0.03%
1936 81% Alf Landon (R) 8,324 62.2% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 4,961 37.1% 96 [+] 0.7% 13,381 26 0.03%
1932 76% Herbert Hoover* (R) 7,346 58.7% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 4,833 38.6% 342 [+] 2.7% 12,521 19 0.03%
1928 72% Herbert Hoover (R) 8,887 78.7% Al Smith (D) 2,297 20.3% 108 [+] 1.0% 11,292 21 0.03%
1924 70% Calvin Coolidge (R) 8,052 75.3% John Davis (D) 1,922 18.0% 726 [+] 6.8% 10,700 21 0.04%
1920 57% Warren Harding (R) 6,266 73.2% James Cox (D) 2,197 25.7% 94 [+] 1.1% 8,557 13 0.03%
1916 61% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 4,968 53.9% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 3,831 41.5% 426 [+] 4.6% 9,225 8 0.05%
1912 34% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,053 39.5% Woodrow Wilson (D) 1,888 36.3% 1,262 [+] 24.3% 5,203 -1 0.03%
1908 37% William Taft (R) 3,279 60.6% William J. Bryan (D) 2,010 37.2% 119 [+] 2.2% 5,408 9 0.04%
1904 33% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 3,574 74.3% Alton Parker (D) 989 20.6% 249 [+] 5.2% 4,812 18 0.04%
1900 40% William McKinley* (R) 3,453 58.6% William J. Bryan (D) 2,333 39.6% 111 [+] 1.9% 5,897 7 0.04%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 40,785 68.0%
Donald Trump* (R) 17,286 28.8%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,424 2.4%
Other 446 0.7%
TOTAL 59,941
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -18


2016 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 31,195 62.3%
Donald Trump (R) 14,688 29.3%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 2,429 4.8%
Jill Stein (Grn) 1,555 3.1%
Evan McMullin (I) 199 0.4%
Other 21 0.0%
TOTAL 50,087
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -17


2012 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 29,267 60.4%
Mitt Romney (R) 17,401 35.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,131 2.3%
Other 665 1.4%
TOTAL 48,464
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -11


2008 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 34,398 64.1%
John McCain (R) 17,929 33.4%
Ralph Nader (I) 622 1.2%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 307 0.6%
Other 385 0.7%
TOTAL 53,641
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -12


2004 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 20,544 41.0%
John Kerry (D) 28,634 57.1%
Ralph Nader (I) 624 1.2%
Other 309 0.6%
TOTAL 50,111
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -10


2000 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 17,062 42.8%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 18,249 45.8%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 4,031 10.1%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 147 0.4%
Other 349 0.9%
TOTAL 39,838
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): -5


1996 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 18,116 47.9%
Robert Dole (R) 16,116 42.6%
Ross Perot (Ref) 2,630 7.0%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 377 1.0%
Other 561 1.5%
TOTAL 37,800
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 2


1992 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 19,439 46.0%
George Bush* (R) 12,949 30.6%
Ross Perot (I) 9,630 22.8%
Other 247 0.6%
TOTAL 42,265
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -7


1988 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 16,149 49.9%
Michael Dukakis (D) 15,752 48.7%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 314 1.0%
Other 146 0.5%
TOTAL 32,361
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): -3


1984 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 18,975 58.9%
Walter Mondale (D) 12,880 40.0%
Other 378 1.2%
TOTAL 32,233
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 0


1980 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 14,106 49.0%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 9,360 32.5%
John Anderson (I) 4,770 16.6%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 471 1.6%
Other 77 0.3%
TOTAL 28,784
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -2


1976 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 11,922 42.8%
Gerald Ford* (R) 14,277 51.3%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 1,358 4.9%
Other 285 1.0%
TOTAL 27,842
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 3


1972 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 15,316 55.6%
George McGovern (D) 11,646 42.3%
John Schmitz (Amer) 484 1.8%
Other 81 0.3%
TOTAL 27,527
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -5


1968 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 10,533 53.8%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 6,936 35.4%
George Wallace (AIP) 2,080 10.6%
Other 34 0.2%
TOTAL 19,583
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 10


1964 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 9,416 54.3%
Barry Goldwater (R) 7,825 45.1%
Other 112 0.6%
TOTAL 17,353
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 7


1960 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 5,690 33.3%
Richard Nixon (R) 11,337 66.4%
Other 38 0.2%
TOTAL 17,065
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 17


1956 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 11,029 71.8%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 4,283 27.9%
Other 39 0.3%
TOTAL 15,351
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 14


1952 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 11,095 74.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 3,765 25.2%
Other 64 0.4%
TOTAL 14,924
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 19


1948 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 4,778 33.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 9,287 64.3%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 174 1.2%
Other 215 1.5%
TOTAL 14,454
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 19


1944 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 3,886 31.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 8,224 67.5%
Other 79 0.6%
TOTAL 12,189
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 22


1940 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 3,727 28.6%
Wendell Willkie (R) 9,146 70.3%
Other 141 1.1%
TOTAL 13,014
Turnout: 78% Diff (US): 25


1936 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 4,961 37.1%
Alf Landon (R) 8,324 62.2%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 96 0.7%
TOTAL 13,381
Turnout: 81% Diff (US): 26


1932 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 4,833 38.6%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 7,346 58.7%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 342 2.7%
TOTAL 12,521
Turnout: 76% Diff (US): 19


1928 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 8,887 78.7%
Al Smith (D) 2,297 20.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 104 0.9%
Other 4 0.0%
TOTAL 11,292
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 21


1924 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 8,052 75.3%
John Davis (D) 1,922 18.0%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 726 6.8%
TOTAL 10,700
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 21


1920 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 6,266 73.2%
James Cox (D) 2,197 25.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 94 1.1%
TOTAL 8,557
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 13


1916 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 3,831 41.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 4,968 53.9%
Allan Benson (Soc) 171 1.9%
James Hanly (Proh) 255 2.8%
TOTAL 9,225
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 8


1912 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 1,888 36.3%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,053 39.5%
William Taft* (R) 1,133 21.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 129 2.5%
TOTAL 5,203
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -1


1908 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 3,279 60.6%
William J. Bryan (D) 2,010 37.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 49 0.9%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 70 1.3%
TOTAL 5,408
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): 9


1904 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 3,574 74.3%
Alton Parker (D) 989 20.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 58 1.2%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 147 3.1%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 44 0.9%
TOTAL 4,812
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): 18


1900 President, Lawrence, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 3,453 58.6%
William J. Bryan (D) 2,333 39.6%
John Woolley (Proh) 96 1.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 15 0.3%
TOTAL 5,897
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 7
* incumbent