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New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area


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2022 population: 1,246,176   ( 56,310 from 2010)
Land area: 3203.4 square miles
Population density: 389.0 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:633,718 50.85% 0.9%
Black:429,31534.45% 6.3%
Indian:4,6810.38% 7.7%
Asian:37,8693.04% 18.8%
2+ races:20,1731.62% 30.2%
Hispanic:120,4209.66% 30.6%
Total non-White:612,45849.15% 11.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:32,876 12.9
Deaths:32,16112.6
Net Migration: -31,967-12.6
Net Immigration: 5,1632.0
Change in White population:-5,638 -0.5
Change in Non-White pop.:61,948 5.2



Historical Presidential Election Results for New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 62% Joe Biden (D) 309,534 51.3% Donald Trump* (R) 282,595 46.9% 10,736 [+] 1.8% 602,865 0 0.38%
2016 58% Hillary Clinton (D) 271,328 48.7% Donald Trump (R) 262,388 47.1% 23,535 [+] 4.2% 557,251 1 0.41%
2012 57% Barack Obama* (D) 260,626 49.2% Mitt Romney (R) 259,000 48.9% 10,477 [+] 2.0% 530,103 2 0.41%
2008 56% John McCain (R) 271,737 52.1% Barack Obama (D) 241,605 46.3% 8,366 [+] 1.6% 521,708 6 0.40%
2004 61% George W. Bush* (R) 291,662 49.8% John Kerry (D) 289,116 49.3% 5,133 [+] 0.9% 585,911 -1 0.48%
2000 54% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 272,056 51.0% George W. Bush (R) 249,374 46.7% 12,159 [+] 2.3% 533,589 -1 0.51%
1996 56% Bill Clinton* (D) 296,864 55.0% Robert Dole (R) 213,372 39.5% 29,543 [+] 5.5% 539,779 -1 0.56%
1992 58% Bill Clinton (D) 258,466 47.4% George Bush* (R) 230,727 42.3% 56,224 [+] 10.3% 545,417 5 0.52%
1988 53% George Bush (R) 260,680 53.0% Michael Dukakis (D) 223,973 45.5% 7,302 [+] 1.5% 491,955 0 0.54%
1984 56% Ronald Reagan* (R) 304,965 59.6% Walter Mondale (D) 204,136 39.9% 2,955 0.6% 512,056 1 0.55%
1980 52% Ronald Reagan (R) 241,845 51.8% Jimmy Carter* (D) 209,325 44.9% 15,495 [+] 3.3% 466,665 1 0.54%
1976 49% Jimmy Carter (D) 193,764 49.5% Gerald Ford* (R) 187,911 48.0% 9,531 [+] 2.4% 391,206 0 0.48%
1972 45% Richard Nixon* (R) 212,760 63.7% George McGovern (D) 98,135 29.4% 23,150 [+] 6.9% 334,045 3 0.43%
1968 55% George Wallace (AIP) 141,741 41.5% Hubert Humphrey (D) 110,020 32.2% 89,899 [+] 26.3% 341,660 -17 0.47%
1964 49% Barry Goldwater (R) 144,928 50.7% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 140,750 49.3% 0 0.0% 285,678 12 0.40%
1960 51% John Kennedy (D) 143,139 50.7% Richard Nixon (R) 71,804 25.4% 67,256 23.8% 282,199 -24 0.41%
1956 45% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 133,655 56.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 93,506 39.6% 9,170 3.9% 236,331 -1 0.38%
1952 50% Adlai Stevenson (D) 123,177 51.7% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 114,990 48.3% 0 0.0% 238,167 -7 0.39%
1948 36% Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 69,659 44.5% Harry Truman* (D) 50,458 32.2% 36,503 [+] 23.3% 156,620 -23 0.32%
1944 34% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 112,584 82.6% Thomas Dewey (R) 23,724 17.4% 7 0.0% 136,315 -28 0.28%
1940 38% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 118,638 86.0% Wendell Willkie (R) 19,314 14.0% 28 0.0% 137,980 -31 0.28%
1936 43% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 129,843 91.3% Alf Landon (R) 12,289 8.6% 22 [+] 0.0% 142,154 -28 0.31%
1932 35% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 103,275 93.7% Herbert Hoover* (R) 6,697 6.1% 217 [+] 0.2% 110,189 -34 0.28%
1928 30% Al Smith (D) 70,044 80.8% Herbert Hoover (R) 16,640 19.2% 0 0.0% 86,684 -39 0.24%
1924 20% John Davis (D) 42,814 78.7% Calvin Coolidge (R) 9,166 16.8% 2,453 [+] 4.5% 54,433 -37 0.19%
1920 22% James Cox (D) 36,380 65.3% Warren Harding (R) 19,342 34.7% 16 [+] 0.0% 55,738 -26 0.21%
1916 16% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 34,689 90.5% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 3,078 8.0% 584 [+] 1.5% 38,351 -38 0.21%
1912 16% Woodrow Wilson (D) 28,503 79.3% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 5,266 14.6% 2,194 [+] 6.1% 35,963 -20 0.24%
1908 16% William J. Bryan (D) 29,193 87.6% William Taft (R) 3,748 11.2% 391 [+] 1.2% 33,332 -40 0.22%
1904 12% Alton Parker (D) 19,633 89.8% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 1,671 7.6% 553 [+] 2.5% 21,857 -49 0.16%
1900 16% William J. Bryan (D) 22,091 80.1% William McKinley* (R) 5,483 19.9% 0 0.0% 27,574 -32 0.20%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 309,534 51.3%
Donald Trump* (R) 282,595 46.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 6,156 1.0%
Other 4,580 0.8%
TOTAL 602,865
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 0


2016 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 271,328 48.7%
Donald Trump (R) 262,388 47.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 12,758 2.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 5,771 1.0%
Evan McMullin (I) 2,589 0.5%
Other 2,417 0.4%
TOTAL 557,251
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 1


2012 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 260,626 49.2%
Mitt Romney (R) 259,000 48.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 6,464 1.2%
Other 4,013 0.8%
TOTAL 530,103
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 2


2008 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 241,605 46.3%
John McCain (R) 271,737 52.1%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,869 0.4%
Other 6,497 1.2%
TOTAL 521,708
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 6


2004 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 291,662 49.8%
John Kerry (D) 289,116 49.3%
Ralph Nader (I) 2,601 0.4%
Other 2,532 0.4%
TOTAL 585,911
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -1


2000 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 249,374 46.7%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 272,056 51.0%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 7,458 1.4%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 2,919 0.5%
Other 1,782 0.3%
TOTAL 533,589
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -1


1996 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 296,864 55.0%
Robert Dole (R) 213,372 39.5%
Ross Perot (Ref) 24,614 4.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 1,735 0.3%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,566 0.3%
Other 1,628 0.3%
TOTAL 539,779
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -1


1992 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 258,466 47.4%
George Bush* (R) 230,727 42.3%
Ross Perot (I) 52,717 9.7%
Other 3,507 0.6%
TOTAL 545,417
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 5


1988 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 260,680 53.0%
Michael Dukakis (D) 223,973 45.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 1,011 0.2%
Other 6,291 1.3%
TOTAL 491,955
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 0


1984 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 304,965 59.6%
Walter Mondale (D) 204,136 39.9%
Other 2,955 0.6%
TOTAL 512,056
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 1


1980 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 241,845 51.8%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 209,325 44.9%
John Anderson (I) 10,123 2.2%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 2,700 0.6%
Other 2,672 0.6%
TOTAL 466,665
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 1


1976 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 193,764 49.5%
Gerald Ford* (R) 187,911 48.0%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 2,946 0.8%
Other 6,585 1.7%
TOTAL 391,206
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 0


1972 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 212,760 63.7%
George McGovern (D) 98,135 29.4%
John Schmitz (Amer) 18,047 5.4%
Other 5,103 1.5%
TOTAL 334,045
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): 3


1960 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 143,139 50.7%
Richard Nixon (R) 71,804 25.4%
Other 67,256 23.8%
TOTAL 282,199
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): -24


1956 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 133,655 56.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 93,506 39.6%
Other 9,170 3.9%
TOTAL 236,331
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -1


1948 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 50,458 32.2%
Thomas Dewey (R) 34,167 21.8%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 69,659 44.5%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 2,330 1.5%
Other 6 0.0%
TOTAL 156,620
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -23


1944 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 112,584 82.6%
Thomas Dewey (R) 23,724 17.4%
Other 7 0.0%
TOTAL 136,315
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -28


1940 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 118,638 86.0%
Wendell Willkie (R) 19,314 14.0%
Other 28 0.0%
TOTAL 137,980
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): -31


1936 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 129,843 91.3%
Alf Landon (R) 12,289 8.6%
Other 22 0.0%
TOTAL 142,154
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): -28


1932 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 103,275 93.7%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 6,697 6.1%
Other 217 0.2%
TOTAL 110,189
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): -34


1928 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 16,640 19.2%
Al Smith (D) 70,044 80.8%
TOTAL 86,684
Turnout: 30% Diff (US): -39


1924 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 9,166 16.8%
John Davis (D) 42,814 78.7%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 2,453 4.5%
TOTAL 54,433
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -37


1920 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 19,342 34.7%
James Cox (D) 36,380 65.3%
Other 16 0.0%
TOTAL 55,738
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -26


1916 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 34,689 90.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 3,078 8.0%
Other 584 1.5%
TOTAL 38,351
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -38


1912 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 28,503 79.3%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 5,266 14.6%
William Taft* (R) 1,329 3.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 865 2.4%
TOTAL 35,963
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -20


1908 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 3,748 11.2%
William J. Bryan (D) 29,193 87.6%
Other 391 1.2%
TOTAL 33,332
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -40


1904 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 1,671 7.6%
Alton Parker (D) 19,633 89.8%
Other 553 2.5%
TOTAL 21,857
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -49


1900 President, New Orleans-Metairie, LA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 5,483 19.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 22,091 80.1%
TOTAL 27,574
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -32
* incumbent