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Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area


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2022 population: 1,284,553   ( 48,845 from 2010)
Land area: 3237.0 square miles
Population density: 396.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:943,560 73.45% 2.7%
Black:198,38215.44% 16.1%
Indian:2,1950.17% 15.8%
Asian:32,0172.49% 58.6%
2+ races:31,4302.45% 49.0%
Hispanic:76,9695.99% 57.1%
Total non-White:340,99326.55% 28.4%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:32,806 12.8
Deaths:34,43813.4
Net Migration: -3,026-1.2
Net Immigration: 3,4401.3
Change in White population:-26,589 -2.2
Change in Non-White pop.:75,434 6.1



Historical Presidential Election Results for Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 65% Joe Biden (D) 314,894 49.0% Donald Trump* (R) 314,390 48.9% 13,983 [+] 2.2% 643,267 2 0.41%
2016 60% Donald Trump (R) 288,402 49.8% Hillary Clinton (D) 259,556 44.8% 30,879 [+] 5.3% 578,837 4 0.42%
2012 59% Mitt Romney (R) 273,865 50.1% Barack Obama* (D) 263,240 48.1% 9,732 [+] 1.8% 546,837 3 0.42%
2008 63% Barack Obama (D) 278,793 49.6% John McCain (R) 276,319 49.1% 7,451 [+] 1.3% 562,563 4 0.43%
2004 61% George W. Bush* (R) 284,921 54.0% John Kerry (D) 238,449 45.2% 4,009 [+] 0.8% 527,379 3 0.43%
2000 56% George W. Bush (R) 237,630 51.6% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 212,552 46.2% 10,195 [+] 2.2% 460,377 4 0.44%
1996 54% Bill Clinton* (D) 207,749 49.0% Robert Dole (R) 180,073 42.5% 36,010 [+] 8.5% 423,832 2 0.44%
1992 60% Bill Clinton (D) 215,120 47.4% George Bush* (R) 174,780 38.5% 64,405 [+] 14.2% 454,305 1 0.44%
1988 53% George Bush (R) 208,473 53.5% Michael Dukakis (D) 179,320 46.1% 1,545 [+] 0.4% 389,338 0 0.43%
1984 57% Ronald Reagan* (R) 242,970 58.7% Walter Mondale (D) 169,232 40.9% 1,849 0.4% 414,051 0 0.45%
1980 54% Ronald Reagan (R) 184,770 48.6% Jimmy Carter* (D) 178,067 46.9% 17,192 [+] 4.5% 380,029 -2 0.44%
1976 53% Jimmy Carter (D) 178,716 49.4% Gerald Ford* (R) 175,142 48.4% 7,748 [+] 2.1% 361,606 0 0.44%
1972 50% Richard Nixon* (R) 196,903 60.3% George McGovern (D) 123,618 37.8% 6,177 [+] 1.9% 326,698 0 0.42%
1968 55% Richard Nixon (R) 132,173 42.2% Hubert Humphrey (D) 127,722 40.8% 53,158 [+] 17.0% 313,053 -1 0.43%
1964 59% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 206,299 65.1% Barry Goldwater (R) 109,175 34.5% 1,288 0.4% 316,762 -4 0.45%
1960 65% John Kennedy (D) 164,580 50.0% Richard Nixon (R) 164,124 49.9% 216 0.1% 328,920 0 0.48%
1956 61% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 161,787 56.3% Adlai Stevenson (D) 124,283 43.2% 1,485 0.5% 287,555 -1 0.46%
1952 61% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 139,581 52.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 124,453 46.9% 1,577 0.6% 265,611 -3 0.43%
1948 56% Harry Truman* (D) 112,720 51.6% Thomas Dewey (R) 97,798 44.8% 7,756 [+] 3.6% 218,274 0 0.45%
1944 59% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 122,186 57.1% Thomas Dewey (R) 91,023 42.5% 893 0.4% 214,102 -3 0.45%
1940 71% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 138,504 59.2% Wendell Willkie (R) 94,552 40.4% 744 0.3% 233,800 -4 0.47%
1936 70% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 130,379 61.1% Alf Landon (R) 78,589 36.8% 4,497 [+] 2.1% 213,465 0 0.47%
1932 73% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 118,830 55.3% Herbert Hoover* (R) 93,683 43.6% 2,317 [+] 1.1% 214,830 4 0.54%
1928 83% Herbert Hoover (R) 135,834 58.6% Al Smith (D) 95,399 41.2% 580 [+] 0.3% 231,813 0 0.63%
1924 68% Calvin Coolidge (R) 89,157 49.6% John Davis (D) 83,406 46.4% 7,049 [+] 3.9% 179,612 -4 0.62%
1920 79% Warren Harding (R) 99,435 50.4% James Cox (D) 95,645 48.5% 2,154 [+] 1.1% 197,234 -10 0.74%
1916 41% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 50,797 52.6% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 43,940 45.5% 1,906 [+] 2.0% 96,643 -1 0.52%
1912 38% Woodrow Wilson (D) 43,261 49.0% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 33,019 37.4% 12,006 [+] 13.6% 88,286 -13 0.59%
1908 43% William J. Bryan (D) 48,392 51.2% William Taft (R) 43,807 46.4% 2,230 [+] 2.4% 94,429 -5 0.63%
1904 39% Alton Parker (D) 42,667 51.0% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 38,258 45.7% 2,799 [+] 3.3% 83,724 -11 0.62%
1900 41% William J. Bryan (D) 43,183 49.9% William McKinley* (R) 42,270 48.8% 1,104 [+] 1.3% 86,557 -3 0.62%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 314,894 49.0%
Donald Trump* (R) 314,390 48.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 8,972 1.4%
Other 5,011 0.8%
TOTAL 643,267
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 2


2016 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 259,556 44.8%
Donald Trump (R) 288,402 49.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 18,886 3.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 4,236 0.7%
Evan McMullin (I) 6,252 1.1%
Other 1,505 0.3%
TOTAL 578,837
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 4


2012 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 263,240 48.1%
Mitt Romney (R) 273,865 50.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 5,950 1.1%
Other 3,782 0.7%
TOTAL 546,837
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 3


2008 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 278,793 49.6%
John McCain (R) 276,319 49.1%
Ralph Nader (I) 2,861 0.5%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 2,290 0.4%
Other 2,300 0.4%
TOTAL 562,563
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 4


2004 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 284,921 54.0%
John Kerry (D) 238,449 45.2%
Ralph Nader (I) 2,203 0.4%
Other 1,806 0.3%
TOTAL 527,379
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 3


2000 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 237,630 51.6%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 212,552 46.2%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 7,258 1.6%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 1,422 0.3%
Other 1,515 0.3%
TOTAL 460,377
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 4


1996 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 207,749 49.0%
Robert Dole (R) 180,073 42.5%
Ross Perot (Ref) 33,882 8.0%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,236 0.3%
Other 892 0.2%
TOTAL 423,832
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 2


1992 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 215,120 47.4%
George Bush* (R) 174,780 38.5%
Ross Perot (I) 63,036 13.9%
Other 1,369 0.3%
TOTAL 454,305
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 1


1988 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 208,473 53.5%
Michael Dukakis (D) 179,320 46.1%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 516 0.1%
Other 1,029 0.3%
TOTAL 389,338
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 0


1984 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 242,970 58.7%
Walter Mondale (D) 169,232 40.9%
Other 1,849 0.4%
TOTAL 414,051
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 0


1980 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 184,770 48.6%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 178,067 46.9%
John Anderson (I) 13,194 3.5%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 1,698 0.4%
Other 2,300 0.6%
TOTAL 380,029
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -2


1976 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 178,716 49.4%
Gerald Ford* (R) 175,142 48.4%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 2,444 0.7%
Other 5,304 1.5%
TOTAL 361,606
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 0


1972 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 196,903 60.3%
George McGovern (D) 123,618 37.8%
John Schmitz (Amer) 5,225 1.6%
Other 952 0.3%
TOTAL 326,698
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 0


1968 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 132,173 42.2%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 127,722 40.8%
George Wallace (AIP) 51,970 16.6%
Other 1,188 0.4%
TOTAL 313,053
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -1


1964 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 206,299 65.1%
Barry Goldwater (R) 109,175 34.5%
Other 1,288 0.4%
TOTAL 316,762
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -4


1960 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 164,580 50.0%
Richard Nixon (R) 164,124 49.9%
Other 216 0.1%
TOTAL 328,920
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 0


1956 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 161,787 56.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 124,283 43.2%
Other 1,485 0.5%
TOTAL 287,555
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -1


1952 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 139,581 52.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 124,453 46.9%
Other 1,577 0.6%
TOTAL 265,611
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -3


1948 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 112,720 51.6%
Thomas Dewey (R) 97,798 44.8%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 2,255 1.0%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 753 0.3%
Other 4,748 2.2%
TOTAL 218,274
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 0


1944 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 122,186 57.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 91,023 42.5%
Other 893 0.4%
TOTAL 214,102
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -3


1940 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 138,504 59.2%
Wendell Willkie (R) 94,552 40.4%
Other 744 0.3%
TOTAL 233,800
Turnout: 71% Diff (US): -4


1936 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 130,379 61.1%
Alf Landon (R) 78,589 36.8%
William Lemke (Union) 3,909 1.8%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 296 0.1%
Other 292 0.1%
TOTAL 213,465
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 0


1932 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 118,830 55.3%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 93,683 43.6%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,323 0.6%
Other 994 0.5%
TOTAL 214,830
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 4


1928 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 135,834 58.6%
Al Smith (D) 95,399 41.2%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 295 0.1%
Other 285 0.1%
TOTAL 231,813
Turnout: 83% Diff (US): 0


1924 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 89,157 49.6%
John Davis (D) 83,406 46.4%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 6,542 3.6%
Other 507 0.3%
TOTAL 179,612
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -4


1920 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 99,435 50.4%
James Cox (D) 95,645 48.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 296 0.2%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 175 0.1%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 256 0.1%
Other 1,427 0.7%
TOTAL 197,234
Turnout: 79% Diff (US): -10


1916 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 50,797 52.6%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 43,940 45.5%
Allan Benson (Soc) 1,206 1.2%
James Hanly (Proh) 529 0.5%
Other 171 0.2%
TOTAL 96,643
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -1


1912 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 43,261 49.0%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 33,019 37.4%
William Taft* (R) 9,280 10.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,900 2.2%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 602 0.7%
Other 224 0.3%
TOTAL 88,286
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): -13


1908 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 43,807 46.4%
William J. Bryan (D) 48,392 51.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 373 0.4%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 350 0.4%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 5 0.0%
Other 1,502 1.6%
TOTAL 94,429
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): -5


1904 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 38,258 45.7%
Alton Parker (D) 42,667 51.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 419 0.5%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 476 0.6%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 55 0.1%
Other 1,849 2.2%
TOTAL 83,724
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -11


1900 President, Louisville/Jefferson County, KY-IN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 42,270 48.8%
William J. Bryan (D) 43,183 49.9%
John Woolley (Proh) 235 0.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 30 0.0%
Other 839 1.0%
TOTAL 86,557
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -3
* incumbent