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Lynchburg, VA Metro Area


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2022 population: 263,613   ( 17,201 from 2010)
Land area: 2120.5 square miles
Population density: 124.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:198,933 75.46% 4.6%
Black:44,37916.83% 3.9%
Indian:1,0020.38% 19.6%
Asian:4,2541.61% 27.1%
2+ races:5,7412.18% 48.6%
Hispanic:9,3043.53% 82.4%
Total non-White:64,68024.54% 15.0%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:6,061 11.6
Deaths:7,22813.8
Net Migration: 2,6585.1
Net Immigration: 4770.9
Change in White population:8,755 3.6
Change in Non-White pop.:8,446 3.4



Historical Presidential Election Results for Lynchburg, VA Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 67% Donald Trump* (R) 91,685 64.9% Joe Biden (D) 46,384 32.9% 3,128 [+] 2.2% 141,197 18 0.09%
2016 63% Donald Trump (R) 83,626 64.8% Hillary Clinton (D) 38,304 29.7% 7,180 [+] 5.6% 129,110 19 0.09%
2012 62% Mitt Romney (R) 78,396 64.0% Barack Obama* (D) 42,105 34.4% 1,973 [+] 1.6% 122,474 17 0.09%
2008 63% John McCain (R) 72,875 61.6% Barack Obama (D) 44,112 37.3% 1,328 [+] 1.1% 118,315 16 0.09%
2004 56% George W. Bush* (R) 64,340 64.3% John Kerry (D) 34,748 34.7% 1,003 [+] 1.0% 100,091 14 0.08%
2000 51% George W. Bush (R) 53,218 60.7% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 32,137 36.7% 2,266 [+] 2.6% 87,621 13 0.08%
1996 49% Robert Dole (R) 41,388 51.5% Bill Clinton* (D) 31,958 39.7% 7,078 [+] 8.8% 80,424 11 0.08%
1992 52% George Bush* (R) 42,257 51.5% Bill Clinton (D) 28,398 34.6% 11,355 [+] 13.8% 82,010 14 0.08%
1988 49% George Bush (R) 48,450 66.3% Michael Dukakis (D) 23,566 32.3% 1,016 [+] 1.4% 73,032 13 0.08%
1984 53% Ronald Reagan* (R) 52,196 69.2% Walter Mondale (D) 22,583 30.0% 596 0.8% 75,375 10 0.08%
1980 47% Ronald Reagan (R) 39,081 61.0% Jimmy Carter* (D) 21,945 34.3% 3,009 [+] 4.7% 64,035 10 0.07%
1976 48% Gerald Ford* (R) 32,115 56.4% Jimmy Carter (D) 22,724 39.9% 2,095 [+] 3.7% 56,934 8 0.07%
1972 44% Richard Nixon* (R) 37,918 76.7% George McGovern (D) 9,960 20.1% 1,572 [+] 3.2% 49,450 16 0.06%
1968 54% Richard Nixon (R) 22,890 46.1% George Wallace (AIP) 15,351 30.9% 11,420 [+] 23.0% 49,661 3 0.07%
1964 49% Barry Goldwater (R) 24,682 57.3% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 18,304 42.5% 108 0.3% 43,094 19 0.06%
1960 36% Richard Nixon (R) 15,491 51.2% John Kennedy (D) 14,661 48.4% 110 0.4% 30,262 2 0.04%
1956 33% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 15,163 53.9% Adlai Stevenson (D) 11,697 41.6% 1,280 4.5% 28,140 -4 0.05%
1952 32% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 14,789 55.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,022 44.7% 60 0.2% 26,871 0 0.04%
1948 22% Harry Truman* (D) 8,253 47.5% Thomas Dewey (R) 4,823 27.8% 4,288 [+] 24.7% 17,364 -17 0.04%
1944 23% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 12,525 72.1% Thomas Dewey (R) 4,810 27.7% 43 0.2% 17,378 -18 0.04%
1940 22% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 12,741 77.2% Wendell Willkie (R) 3,720 22.5% 39 0.2% 16,500 -22 0.03%
1936 21% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,069 79.5% Alf Landon (R) 2,802 20.1% 53 [+] 0.4% 13,924 -16 0.03%
1932 20% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 10,556 80.5% Herbert Hoover* (R) 2,369 18.1% 180 [+] 1.4% 13,105 -22 0.03%
1928 20% Al Smith (D) 6,717 54.7% Herbert Hoover (R) 5,542 45.1% 30 [+] 0.2% 12,289 -13 0.03%
1924 16% John Davis (D) 7,409 78.2% Calvin Coolidge (R) 1,636 17.3% 428 [+] 4.5% 9,473 -37 0.03%
1920 15% James Cox (D) 7,142 78.0% Warren Harding (R) 1,925 21.0% 85 [+] 0.9% 9,152 -39 0.03%
1916 12% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,942 83.4% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 1,062 14.9% 123 [+] 1.7% 7,127 -31 0.04%
1912 11% Woodrow Wilson (D) 4,935 78.9% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 798 12.8% 523 [+] 8.4% 6,256 -16 0.04%
1908 11% William J. Bryan (D) 4,343 74.6% William Taft (R) 1,391 23.9% 86 [+] 1.5% 5,820 -28 0.04%
1904 12% Alton Parker (D) 4,532 76.3% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 1,280 21.6% 125 [+] 2.1% 5,937 -35 0.04%
1900 27% William J. Bryan (D) 7,553 57.8% William McKinley* (R) 5,377 41.2% 135 [+] 1.0% 13,065 -10 0.09%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 46,384 32.9%
Donald Trump* (R) 91,685 64.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 2,425 1.7%
Other 703 0.5%
TOTAL 141,197
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 18


2016 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 38,304 29.7%
Donald Trump (R) 83,626 64.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 3,571 2.8%
Jill Stein (Grn) 582 0.5%
Evan McMullin (I) 2,253 1.7%
Other 774 0.6%
TOTAL 129,110
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 19


2012 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 42,105 34.4%
Mitt Romney (R) 78,396 64.0%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 933 0.8%
Other 1,040 0.8%
TOTAL 122,474
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 17


2008 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 44,112 37.3%
John McCain (R) 72,875 61.6%
Ralph Nader (I) 297 0.3%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 420 0.4%
Other 611 0.5%
TOTAL 118,315
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 16


2004 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 64,340 64.3%
John Kerry (D) 34,748 34.7%
Other 1,003 1.0%
TOTAL 100,091
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 14


2000 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 53,218 60.7%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 32,137 36.7%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 1,250 1.4%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 219 0.2%
Other 797 0.9%
TOTAL 87,621
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 13


1996 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 31,958 39.7%
Robert Dole (R) 41,388 51.5%
Ross Perot (Ref) 5,981 7.4%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 233 0.3%
Other 864 1.1%
TOTAL 80,424
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 11


1992 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 28,398 34.6%
George Bush* (R) 42,257 51.5%
Ross Perot (I) 10,418 12.7%
Other 937 1.1%
TOTAL 82,010
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 14


1988 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 48,450 66.3%
Michael Dukakis (D) 23,566 32.3%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 277 0.4%
Other 739 1.0%
TOTAL 73,032
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 13


1984 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 52,196 69.2%
Walter Mondale (D) 22,583 30.0%
Other 596 0.8%
TOTAL 75,375
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 10


1980 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 39,081 61.0%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 21,945 34.3%
John Anderson (I) 1,879 2.9%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 337 0.5%
Other 793 1.2%
TOTAL 64,035
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 10


1976 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 22,724 39.9%
Gerald Ford* (R) 32,115 56.4%
Other 2,095 3.7%
TOTAL 56,934
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 8


1972 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 37,918 76.7%
George McGovern (D) 9,960 20.1%
John Schmitz (Amer) 1,126 2.3%
Other 446 0.9%
TOTAL 49,450
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 16


1968 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 22,890 46.1%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 10,174 20.5%
George Wallace (AIP) 15,351 30.9%
Other 1,246 2.5%
TOTAL 49,661
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 3


1964 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 18,304 42.5%
Barry Goldwater (R) 24,682 57.3%
Other 108 0.3%
TOTAL 43,094
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 19


1960 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 14,661 48.4%
Richard Nixon (R) 15,491 51.2%
Other 110 0.4%
TOTAL 30,262
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): 2


1956 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 15,163 53.9%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 11,697 41.6%
Other 1,280 4.5%
TOTAL 28,140
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -4


1952 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 14,789 55.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,022 44.7%
Other 60 0.2%
TOTAL 26,871
Turnout: 32% Diff (US): 0


1948 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 8,253 47.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 4,823 27.8%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 4,196 24.2%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 35 0.2%
Other 57 0.3%
TOTAL 17,364
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -17


1944 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 12,525 72.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 4,810 27.7%
Other 43 0.2%
TOTAL 17,378
Turnout: 23% Diff (US): -18


1940 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 12,741 77.2%
Wendell Willkie (R) 3,720 22.5%
Other 39 0.2%
TOTAL 16,500
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -22


1936 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,069 79.5%
Alf Landon (R) 2,802 20.1%
Other 53 0.4%
TOTAL 13,924
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -16


1932 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 10,556 80.5%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 2,369 18.1%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 100 0.8%
Other 80 0.6%
TOTAL 13,105
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -22


1928 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 5,542 45.1%
Al Smith (D) 6,717 54.7%
Other 30 0.2%
TOTAL 12,289
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -13


1924 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 1,636 17.3%
John Davis (D) 7,409 78.2%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 424 4.5%
Other 4 0.0%
TOTAL 9,473
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -37


1920 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 1,925 21.0%
James Cox (D) 7,142 78.0%
Other 85 0.9%
TOTAL 9,152
Turnout: 15% Diff (US): -39


1916 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,942 83.4%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 1,062 14.9%
Other 123 1.7%
TOTAL 7,127
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -31


1912 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 4,935 78.9%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 798 12.8%
William Taft* (R) 442 7.1%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 47 0.8%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 34 0.5%
TOTAL 6,256
Turnout: 11% Diff (US): -16


1908 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 1,391 23.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 4,343 74.6%
Other 86 1.5%
TOTAL 5,820
Turnout: 11% Diff (US): -28


1904 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 1,280 21.6%
Alton Parker (D) 4,532 76.3%
Other 125 2.1%
TOTAL 5,937
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -35


1900 President, Lynchburg, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 5,377 41.2%
William J. Bryan (D) 7,553 57.8%
Other 135 1.0%
TOTAL 13,065
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): -10
* incumbent