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Richmond, VA Metro Area


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2022 population: 1,339,182   ( 131,081 from 2010)
Land area: 4364.3 square miles
Population density: 306.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:751,741 56.13% 4.7%
Black:388,79129.03% 8.1%
Indian:4,6460.35% 8.1%
Asian:60,3784.51% 53.6%
2+ races:32,8352.45% 45.7%
Hispanic:100,7917.53% 62.1%
Total non-White:587,44143.87% 19.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:32,680 12.5
Deaths:30,12811.5
Net Migration: 15,6096.0
Net Immigration: 6,1952.4
Change in White population:33,875 2.8
Change in Non-White pop.:97,206 8.0



Historical Presidential Election Results for Richmond, VA Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 69% Joe Biden (D) 404,445 56.3% Donald Trump* (R) 300,888 41.9% 12,642 [+] 1.8% 717,975 -5 0.45%
2016 65% Hillary Clinton (D) 329,704 51.9% Donald Trump (R) 270,335 42.5% 35,493 [+] 5.6% 635,532 -3 0.46%
2012 67% Barack Obama* (D) 321,333 52.0% Mitt Romney (R) 288,442 46.6% 8,582 [+] 1.4% 618,357 -1 0.48%
2008 67% Barack Obama (D) 312,214 52.9% John McCain (R) 273,324 46.3% 5,102 [+] 0.9% 590,640 1 0.45%
2004 60% George W. Bush* (R) 271,614 55.0% John Kerry (D) 219,280 44.4% 2,983 [+] 0.6% 493,877 4 0.40%
2000 54% George W. Bush (R) 229,999 54.7% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 179,928 42.8% 10,776 [+] 2.6% 420,703 7 0.40%
1996 51% Robert Dole (R) 191,486 51.0% Bill Clinton* (D) 157,836 42.1% 25,882 [+] 6.9% 375,204 10 0.39%
1992 59% George Bush* (R) 196,184 48.0% Bill Clinton (D) 154,300 37.8% 58,250 [+] 14.3% 408,734 11 0.39%
1988 52% George Bush (R) 215,611 62.9% Michael Dukakis (D) 123,861 36.1% 3,192 [+] 0.9% 342,664 10 0.37%
1984 56% Ronald Reagan* (R) 221,763 64.6% Walter Mondale (D) 119,792 34.9% 1,584 0.5% 343,139 6 0.37%
1980 53% Ronald Reagan (R) 171,768 56.5% Jimmy Carter* (D) 118,029 38.8% 14,147 [+] 4.7% 303,944 6 0.35%
1976 52% Gerald Ford* (R) 150,118 54.6% Jimmy Carter (D) 119,359 43.4% 5,559 [+] 2.0% 275,036 7 0.34%
1972 48% Richard Nixon* (R) 169,119 71.1% George McGovern (D) 64,759 27.2% 3,947 [+] 1.7% 237,825 10 0.31%
1968 54% Richard Nixon (R) 105,904 47.4% Hubert Humphrey (D) 67,561 30.2% 50,152 [+] 22.4% 223,617 4 0.31%
1964 46% Barry Goldwater (R) 98,962 55.7% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 78,732 44.3% 117 0.1% 177,811 17 0.25%
1960 34% Richard Nixon (R) 72,366 59.2% John Kennedy (D) 49,123 40.2% 814 0.7% 122,303 10 0.18%
1956 31% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 60,800 57.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 29,123 27.6% 15,633 14.8% 105,556 0 0.17%
1952 31% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 58,122 58.5% Adlai Stevenson (D) 40,948 41.2% 252 0.3% 99,322 3 0.16%
1948 22% Harry Truman* (D) 30,491 49.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 23,045 37.3% 8,252 [+] 13.4% 61,788 -8 0.13%
1944 20% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 39,254 72.6% Thomas Dewey (R) 14,676 27.2% 124 0.2% 54,054 -19 0.11%
1940 20% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 36,945 75.5% Wendell Willkie (R) 11,839 24.2% 180 0.4% 48,964 -21 0.10%
1936 20% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 35,815 79.7% Alf Landon (R) 8,903 19.8% 197 [+] 0.4% 44,915 -17 0.10%
1932 18% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 28,144 72.5% Herbert Hoover* (R) 9,823 25.3% 827 [+] 2.1% 38,794 -14 0.10%
1928 19% Al Smith (D) 19,186 50.8% Herbert Hoover (R) 18,474 48.9% 101 [+] 0.3% 37,761 -9 0.10%
1924 12% John Davis (D) 17,538 73.5% Calvin Coolidge (R) 4,954 20.8% 1,357 [+] 5.7% 23,849 -33 0.08%
1920 16% James Cox (D) 23,249 75.4% Warren Harding (R) 7,282 23.6% 299 [+] 1.0% 30,830 -37 0.12%
1916 9% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 13,373 82.5% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 2,640 16.3% 190 [+] 1.2% 16,203 -30 0.09%
1912 9% Woodrow Wilson (D) 11,635 81.4% William Taft* (R) 1,271 8.9% 1,391 [+] 9.7% 14,297 -14 0.10%
1908 9% William J. Bryan (D) 9,196 73.4% William Taft (R) 3,222 25.7% 111 [+] 0.9% 12,529 -26 0.08%
1904 8% Alton Parker (D) 8,953 76.8% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 2,530 21.7% 167 [+] 1.4% 11,650 -35 0.09%
1900 22% William J. Bryan (D) 16,856 59.0% William McKinley* (R) 11,479 40.1% 256 [+] 0.9% 28,591 -11 0.20%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 404,445 56.3%
Donald Trump* (R) 300,888 41.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 9,958 1.4%
Other 2,684 0.4%
TOTAL 717,975
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): -5


2016 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 329,704 51.9%
Donald Trump (R) 270,335 42.5%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 20,980 3.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 4,075 0.6%
Evan McMullin (I) 6,873 1.1%
Other 3,565 0.6%
TOTAL 635,532
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): -3


2012 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 321,333 52.0%
Mitt Romney (R) 288,442 46.6%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 4,754 0.8%
Other 3,828 0.6%
TOTAL 618,357
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): -1


2008 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 312,214 52.9%
John McCain (R) 273,324 46.3%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,541 0.3%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 1,554 0.3%
Other 2,007 0.3%
TOTAL 590,640
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 1


2004 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 271,614 55.0%
John Kerry (D) 219,280 44.4%
Other 2,983 0.6%
TOTAL 493,877
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 4


2000 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 229,999 54.7%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 179,928 42.8%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 7,687 1.8%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 641 0.2%
Other 2,448 0.6%
TOTAL 420,703
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 7


1996 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 157,836 42.1%
Robert Dole (R) 191,486 51.0%
Ross Perot (Ref) 22,654 6.0%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,303 0.3%
Other 1,925 0.5%
TOTAL 375,204
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 10


1992 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 154,300 37.8%
George Bush* (R) 196,184 48.0%
Ross Perot (I) 55,586 13.6%
Other 2,664 0.7%
TOTAL 408,734
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 11


1988 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 215,611 62.9%
Michael Dukakis (D) 123,861 36.1%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 1,290 0.4%
Other 1,902 0.6%
TOTAL 342,664
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 10


1984 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 221,763 64.6%
Walter Mondale (D) 119,792 34.9%
Other 1,584 0.5%
TOTAL 343,139
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 6


1980 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 171,768 56.5%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 118,029 38.8%
John Anderson (I) 10,653 3.5%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 1,896 0.6%
Other 1,598 0.5%
TOTAL 303,944
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 6


1976 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 119,359 43.4%
Gerald Ford* (R) 150,118 54.6%
Other 5,559 2.0%
TOTAL 275,036
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 7


1972 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 169,119 71.1%
George McGovern (D) 64,759 27.2%
John Schmitz (Amer) 2,530 1.1%
Other 1,417 0.6%
TOTAL 237,825
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 10


1968 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 105,904 47.4%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 67,561 30.2%
George Wallace (AIP) 49,680 22.2%
Other 472 0.2%
TOTAL 223,617
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 4


1964 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 78,732 44.3%
Barry Goldwater (R) 98,962 55.7%
Other 117 0.1%
TOTAL 177,811
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 17


1960 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 49,123 40.2%
Richard Nixon (R) 72,366 59.2%
Other 814 0.7%
TOTAL 122,303
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): 10


1956 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 60,800 57.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 29,123 27.6%
Other 15,633 14.8%
TOTAL 105,556
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 0


1952 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 58,122 58.5%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 40,948 41.2%
Other 252 0.3%
TOTAL 99,322
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 3


1948 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 30,491 49.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 23,045 37.3%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 7,648 12.4%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 446 0.7%
Other 158 0.3%
TOTAL 61,788
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -8


1944 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 39,254 72.6%
Thomas Dewey (R) 14,676 27.2%
Other 124 0.2%
TOTAL 54,054
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -19


1940 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 36,945 75.5%
Wendell Willkie (R) 11,839 24.2%
Other 180 0.4%
TOTAL 48,964
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -21


1936 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 35,815 79.7%
Alf Landon (R) 8,903 19.8%
Other 197 0.4%
TOTAL 44,915
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -17


1932 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 28,144 72.5%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 9,823 25.3%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 650 1.7%
Other 177 0.5%
TOTAL 38,794
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -14


1928 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 18,474 48.9%
Al Smith (D) 19,186 50.8%
Other 101 0.3%
TOTAL 37,761
Turnout: 19% Diff (US): -9


1924 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 4,954 20.8%
John Davis (D) 17,538 73.5%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 1,337 5.6%
Other 20 0.1%
TOTAL 23,849
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -33


1920 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 7,282 23.6%
James Cox (D) 23,249 75.4%
Other 299 1.0%
TOTAL 30,830
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -37


1916 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 13,373 82.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 2,640 16.3%
Other 190 1.2%
TOTAL 16,203
Turnout: 9% Diff (US): -30


1912 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 11,635 81.4%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 1,202 8.4%
William Taft* (R) 1,271 8.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 137 1.0%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 45 0.3%
Other 7 0.0%
TOTAL 14,297
Turnout: 9% Diff (US): -14


1908 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 3,222 25.7%
William J. Bryan (D) 9,196 73.4%
Other 111 0.9%
TOTAL 12,529
Turnout: 9% Diff (US): -26


1904 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 2,530 21.7%
Alton Parker (D) 8,953 76.8%
Other 167 1.4%
TOTAL 11,650
Turnout: 8% Diff (US): -35


1900 President, Richmond, VA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 11,479 40.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 16,856 59.0%
Other 256 0.9%
TOTAL 28,591
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -11
* incumbent