RightDataUSA

Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area


[Sort counties by population]

 


Click here to view demographic data for Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area

2022 population: 1,484,338   ( 353,848 from 2010)
Land area: 2118.4 square miles
Population density: 700.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:880,191 59.30% 22.8%
Black:290,72519.59% 29.9%
Indian:4,6450.31% 33.5%
Asian:106,8117.20% 114.1%
2+ races:34,1322.30% 72.4%
Hispanic:167,83411.31% 46.6%
Total non-White:604,14740.70% 46.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:36,596 12.9
Deaths:21,6557.7
Net Migration: 47,75016.9
Net Immigration: 7,9052.8
Change in White population:163,308 14.4
Change in Non-White pop.:190,540 16.9



Historical Presidential Election Results for Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area



Click on the Year to view county-level data for that election.

YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 70% Joe Biden (D) 450,472 57.7% Donald Trump* (R) 315,451 40.4% 14,615 [+] 1.9% 780,538 -6 0.49%
2016 66% Hillary Clinton (D) 343,972 53.4% Donald Trump (R) 266,822 41.4% 33,107 [+] 5.1% 643,901 -4 0.47%
2012 67% Barack Obama* (D) 307,988 52.1% Mitt Romney (R) 274,626 46.4% 8,893 [+] 1.5% 591,507 -1 0.46%
2008 69% Barack Obama (D) 290,771 53.9% John McCain (R) 243,896 45.2% 5,234 [+] 1.0% 539,901 0 0.41%
2004 61% George W. Bush* (R) 225,767 53.2% John Kerry (D) 196,461 46.3% 1,891 [+] 0.4% 424,119 3 0.35%
2000 55% George W. Bush (R) 178,207 54.8% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 144,624 44.4% 2,595 [+] 0.8% 325,426 7 0.31%
1996 52% Robert Dole (R) 133,132 49.1% Bill Clinton* (D) 121,197 44.7% 16,571 [+] 6.1% 270,900 8 0.28%
1992 56% George Bush* (R) 106,885 42.3% Bill Clinton (D) 106,780 42.3% 38,747 [+] 15.4% 252,412 5 0.24%
1988 46% George Bush (R) 102,675 57.4% Michael Dukakis (D) 75,507 42.2% 611 [+] 0.3% 178,793 4 0.20%
1984 49% Ronald Reagan* (R) 103,445 62.0% Walter Mondale (D) 62,922 37.7% 352 0.2% 166,719 3 0.18%
1980 46% Jimmy Carter* (D) 64,031 47.6% Ronald Reagan (R) 63,720 47.3% 6,899 [+] 5.1% 134,650 -3 0.16%
1976 46% Jimmy Carter (D) 59,711 51.5% Gerald Ford* (R) 55,432 47.8% 782 [+] 0.7% 115,925 0 0.14%
1972 47% Richard Nixon* (R) 76,511 71.7% George McGovern (D) 28,636 26.8% 1,597 [+] 1.5% 106,744 11 0.14%
1968 55% Richard Nixon (R) 37,067 38.1% George Wallace (AIP) 31,987 32.8% 28,326 [+] 29.1% 97,380 -5 0.13%
1964 49% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 46,533 59.1% Barry Goldwater (R) 32,162 40.9% 0 0.0% 78,695 2 0.11%
1960 45% John Kennedy (D) 41,045 61.0% Richard Nixon (R) 26,204 39.0% 0 0.0% 67,249 -11 0.10%
1956 41% Adlai Stevenson (D) 37,577 64.3% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 20,879 35.7% 0 0.0% 58,456 -22 0.09%
1952 44% Adlai Stevenson (D) 38,766 64.6% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 21,226 35.4% 0 0.0% 59,992 -20 0.10%
1948 34% Harry Truman* (D) 31,665 74.7% Thomas Dewey (R) 8,295 19.6% 2,417 [+] 5.7% 42,377 -26 0.09%
1944 33% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 30,299 77.7% Thomas Dewey (R) 8,708 22.3% 0 0.0% 39,007 -24 0.08%
1940 36% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 32,783 82.2% Wendell Willkie (R) 7,084 17.8% 0 0.0% 39,867 -27 0.08%
1936 45% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 36,312 83.8% Alf Landon (R) 7,026 16.2% 6 [+] 0.0% 43,344 -20 0.09%
1932 39% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 28,729 81.4% Herbert Hoover* (R) 6,256 17.7% 307 [+] 0.9% 35,292 -22 0.09%
1928 39% Al Smith (D) 17,213 53.2% Herbert Hoover (R) 15,145 46.8% 0 0.0% 32,358 -11 0.09%
1924 31% John Davis (D) 15,023 63.3% Calvin Coolidge (R) 8,187 34.5% 521 [+] 2.2% 23,731 -20 0.08%
1920 37% James Cox (D) 16,792 63.1% Warren Harding (R) 9,830 36.9% 1 [+] 0.0% 26,623 -23 0.10%
1916 24% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 10,162 64.0% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 5,714 36.0% 5 [+] 0.0% 15,881 -10 0.09%
1912 21% Woodrow Wilson (D) 8,609 64.9% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,946 22.2% 1,701 [+] 12.8% 13,256 -10 0.09%
1908 26% William J. Bryan (D) 8,290 56.6% William Taft (R) 6,349 43.4% 0 0.0% 14,639 -8 0.10%
1904 21% Alton Parker (D) 8,081 72.1% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 3,102 27.7% 23 [+] 0.2% 11,206 -29 0.08%
1900 37% William J. Bryan (D) 10,709 58.3% William McKinley* (R) 7,546 41.1% 102 [+] 0.6% 18,357 -10 0.13%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 450,472 57.7%
Donald Trump* (R) 315,451 40.4%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 9,011 1.2%
Other 5,604 0.7%
TOTAL 780,538
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): -6


2016 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 343,972 53.4%
Donald Trump (R) 266,822 41.4%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 22,584 3.5%
Jill Stein (Grn) 1,905 0.3%
Other 8,618 1.3%
TOTAL 643,901
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -4


2012 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 307,988 52.1%
Mitt Romney (R) 274,626 46.4%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 7,207 1.2%
Other 1,686 0.3%
TOTAL 591,507
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): -1


2008 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 290,771 53.9%
John McCain (R) 243,896 45.2%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 3,521 0.7%
Other 1,713 0.3%
TOTAL 539,901
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): 0


2004 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 225,767 53.2%
John Kerry (D) 196,461 46.3%
Other 1,891 0.4%
TOTAL 424,119
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 3


2000 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 178,207 54.8%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 144,624 44.4%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 613 0.2%
Other 1,982 0.6%
TOTAL 325,426
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 7


1996 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 121,197 44.7%
Robert Dole (R) 133,132 49.1%
Ross Perot (Ref) 14,865 5.5%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,063 0.4%
Other 643 0.2%
TOTAL 270,900
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 8


1992 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 106,780 42.3%
George Bush* (R) 106,885 42.3%
Ross Perot (I) 38,141 15.1%
Other 606 0.2%
TOTAL 252,412
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 5


1988 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 102,675 57.4%
Michael Dukakis (D) 75,507 42.2%
Other 611 0.3%
TOTAL 178,793
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 4


1984 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 103,445 62.0%
Walter Mondale (D) 62,922 37.7%
Other 352 0.2%
TOTAL 166,719
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 3


1980 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 63,720 47.3%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 64,031 47.6%
John Anderson (I) 5,830 4.3%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 833 0.6%
Other 236 0.2%
TOTAL 134,650
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): -3


1976 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 59,711 51.5%
Gerald Ford* (R) 55,432 47.8%
Other 782 0.7%
TOTAL 115,925
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 0


1972 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 76,511 71.7%
George McGovern (D) 28,636 26.8%
John Schmitz (Amer) 1,597 1.5%
TOTAL 106,744
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 11


1968 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 37,067 38.1%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 28,326 29.1%
George Wallace (AIP) 31,987 32.8%
TOTAL 97,380
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -5


1964 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 46,533 59.1%
Barry Goldwater (R) 32,162 40.9%
TOTAL 78,695
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 2


1960 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 41,045 61.0%
Richard Nixon (R) 26,204 39.0%
TOTAL 67,249
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -11


1948 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 31,665 74.7%
Thomas Dewey (R) 8,295 19.6%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 2,189 5.2%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 228 0.5%
TOTAL 42,377
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -26


1944 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 30,299 77.7%
Thomas Dewey (R) 8,708 22.3%
TOTAL 39,007
Turnout: 33% Diff (US): -24


1940 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 32,783 82.2%
Wendell Willkie (R) 7,084 17.8%
TOTAL 39,867
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -27


1936 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 36,312 83.8%
Alf Landon (R) 7,026 16.2%
Other 6 0.0%
TOTAL 43,344
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -20


1932 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 28,729 81.4%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 6,256 17.7%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 307 0.9%
TOTAL 35,292
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -22


1928 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 15,145 46.8%
Al Smith (D) 17,213 53.2%
TOTAL 32,358
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -11


1924 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 8,187 34.5%
John Davis (D) 15,023 63.3%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 521 2.2%
TOTAL 23,731
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): -20


1920 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 9,830 36.9%
James Cox (D) 16,792 63.1%
Other 1 0.0%
TOTAL 26,623
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): -23


1916 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 10,162 64.0%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 5,714 36.0%
Other 5 0.0%
TOTAL 15,881
Turnout: 24% Diff (US): -10


1912 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 8,609 64.9%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 2,946 22.2%
William Taft* (R) 1,688 12.7%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 13 0.1%
TOTAL 13,256
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -10


1908 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 6,349 43.4%
William J. Bryan (D) 8,290 56.6%
TOTAL 14,639
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): -8


1904 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 3,102 27.7%
Alton Parker (D) 8,081 72.1%
Other 23 0.2%
TOTAL 11,206
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -29


1900 President, Raleigh-Cary, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 7,546 41.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 10,709 58.3%
Other 102 0.6%
TOTAL 18,357
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): -10
* incumbent