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Rochester, MN Metro Area


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2022 population: 228,073   ( 21,196 from 2010)
Land area: 2477.0 square miles
Population density: 92.1 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:186,725 81.87% 3.6%
Black:12,9845.69% 87.1%
Indian:6370.28% 65.9%
Asian:11,3734.99% 40.6%
2+ races:4,9592.17% 55.3%
Hispanic:11,3955.00% 46.2%
Total non-White:41,34818.13% 55.1%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,966 13.2
Deaths:4,3359.6
Net Migration: -1,014-2.2
Net Immigration: 9652.1
Change in White population:6,510 3.1
Change in Non-White pop.:14,686 7.1



Historical Presidential Election Results for Rochester, MN Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 75% Donald Trump* (R) 62,929 48.8% Joe Biden (D) 62,817 48.8% 3,090 [+] 2.4% 128,836 2 0.08%
2016 69% Donald Trump (R) 55,455 48.8% Hillary Clinton (D) 47,108 41.4% 11,107 [+] 9.8% 113,670 3 0.08%
2012 70% Barack Obama* (D) 54,953 49.4% Mitt Romney (R) 53,316 47.9% 3,029 [+] 2.7% 111,298 1 0.09%
2008 73% Barack Obama (D) 54,741 49.9% John McCain (R) 52,598 47.9% 2,471 [+] 2.3% 109,810 2 0.08%
2004 74% George W. Bush* (R) 54,778 52.2% John Kerry (D) 48,775 46.5% 1,423 [+] 1.4% 104,976 1 0.09%
2000 66% George W. Bush (R) 44,745 50.7% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 38,734 43.9% 4,717 [+] 5.3% 88,196 3 0.08%
1996 62% Bill Clinton* (D) 35,345 44.8% Robert Dole (R) 32,666 41.4% 10,902 [+] 13.8% 78,913 1 0.08%
1992 71% George Bush* (R) 33,433 39.1% Bill Clinton (D) 29,372 34.3% 22,704 [+] 26.6% 85,509 2 0.08%
1988 64% George Bush (R) 41,216 56.6% Michael Dukakis (D) 30,904 42.5% 645 [+] 0.9% 72,765 3 0.08%
1984 66% Ronald Reagan* (R) 44,198 61.3% Walter Mondale (D) 27,344 37.9% 565 0.8% 72,107 2 0.08%
1980 66% Ronald Reagan (R) 38,042 55.3% Jimmy Carter* (D) 24,403 35.5% 6,331 [+] 9.2% 68,776 5 0.08%
1976 72% Gerald Ford* (R) 37,944 57.3% Jimmy Carter (D) 26,729 40.4% 1,548 [+] 2.3% 66,221 9 0.08%
1972 67% Richard Nixon* (R) 39,934 67.3% George McGovern (D) 17,910 30.2% 1,486 [+] 2.5% 59,330 7 0.08%
1968 73% Richard Nixon (R) 30,694 54.8% Hubert Humphrey (D) 23,224 41.4% 2,124 [+] 3.8% 56,042 11 0.08%
1964 73% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 29,513 56.0% Barry Goldwater (R) 23,130 43.9% 82 0.2% 52,725 5 0.07%
1960 77% Richard Nixon (R) 31,922 60.6% John Kennedy (D) 20,642 39.2% 85 0.2% 52,649 11 0.08%
1956 62% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 28,726 66.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 14,714 33.8% 105 0.2% 43,545 9 0.07%
1952 70% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 32,325 70.5% Adlai Stevenson (D) 13,342 29.1% 188 0.4% 45,855 15 0.07%
1948 62% Harry Truman* (D) 19,822 50.0% Thomas Dewey (R) 19,396 48.9% 440 [+] 1.1% 39,658 4 0.08%
1944 58% Thomas Dewey (R) 21,809 60.1% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 14,346 39.5% 134 0.4% 36,289 14 0.08%
1940 70% Wendell Willkie (R) 25,848 59.8% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 17,231 39.9% 125 0.3% 43,204 15 0.09%
1936 68% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 20,656 54.1% Alf Landon (R) 15,171 39.8% 2,331 [+] 6.1% 38,158 3 0.08%
1932 65% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 19,721 56.2% Herbert Hoover* (R) 14,681 41.9% 666 [+] 1.9% 35,068 2 0.09%
1928 70% Herbert Hoover (R) 23,566 67.6% Al Smith (D) 11,146 32.0% 165 [+] 0.5% 34,877 9 0.09%
1924 61% Calvin Coolidge (R) 16,962 57.3% Robert LaFollette (Prog) 10,355 35.0% 2,291 [+] 7.7% 29,608 3 0.10%
1920 60% Warren Harding (R) 22,764 80.7% James Cox (D) 4,446 15.8% 1,003 [+] 3.6% 28,213 20 0.11%
1916 31% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 8,093 56.3% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,583 38.9% 694 [+] 4.8% 14,370 10 0.08%
1912 31% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 5,320 38.4% Woodrow Wilson (D) 4,497 32.5% 4,026 [+] 29.1% 13,843 0 0.09%
1908 35% William Taft (R) 9,335 63.5% William J. Bryan (D) 4,706 32.0% 654 [+] 4.5% 14,695 12 0.10%
1904 31% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 9,801 72.5% Alton Parker (D) 3,096 22.9% 629 [+] 4.7% 13,526 16 0.10%
1900 36% William McKinley* (R) 10,284 64.0% William J. Bryan (D) 5,041 31.4% 748 [+] 4.7% 16,073 12 0.12%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 62,817 48.8%
Donald Trump* (R) 62,929 48.8%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,513 1.2%
Other 1,577 1.2%
TOTAL 128,836
Turnout: 75% Diff (US): 2


2016 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 47,108 41.4%
Donald Trump (R) 55,455 48.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 4,877 4.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 1,445 1.3%
Evan McMullin (I) 2,716 2.4%
Other 2,069 1.8%
TOTAL 113,670
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): 3


2012 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 54,953 49.4%
Mitt Romney (R) 53,316 47.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,606 1.4%
Other 1,423 1.3%
TOTAL 111,298
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 1


2008 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 54,741 49.9%
John McCain (R) 52,598 47.9%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,160 1.1%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 416 0.4%
Other 895 0.8%
TOTAL 109,810
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 2


2004 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 54,778 52.2%
John Kerry (D) 48,775 46.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 767 0.7%
Other 656 0.6%
TOTAL 104,976
Turnout: 74% Diff (US): 1


2000 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 44,745 50.7%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 38,734 43.9%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 3,505 4.0%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 696 0.8%
Other 516 0.6%
TOTAL 88,196
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 3


1996 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 35,345 44.8%
Robert Dole (R) 32,666 41.4%
Ross Perot (Ref) 9,912 12.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 419 0.5%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 175 0.2%
Other 396 0.5%
TOTAL 78,913
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 1


1992 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 29,372 34.3%
George Bush* (R) 33,433 39.1%
Ross Perot (I) 22,060 25.8%
Other 644 0.8%
TOTAL 85,509
Turnout: 71% Diff (US): 2


1988 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 41,216 56.6%
Michael Dukakis (D) 30,904 42.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 208 0.3%
Other 437 0.6%
TOTAL 72,765
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 3


1984 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 44,198 61.3%
Walter Mondale (D) 27,344 37.9%
Other 565 0.8%
TOTAL 72,107
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 2


1980 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 38,042 55.3%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 24,403 35.5%
John Anderson (I) 5,204 7.6%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 852 1.2%
Other 275 0.4%
TOTAL 68,776
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 5


1976 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 26,729 40.4%
Gerald Ford* (R) 37,944 57.3%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 863 1.3%
Other 685 1.0%
TOTAL 66,221
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 9


1972 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 39,934 67.3%
George McGovern (D) 17,910 30.2%
John Schmitz (Amer) 1,267 2.1%
Other 219 0.4%
TOTAL 59,330
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 7


1968 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 30,694 54.8%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 23,224 41.4%
George Wallace (AIP) 2,076 3.7%
Other 48 0.1%
TOTAL 56,042
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 11


1964 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 29,513 56.0%
Barry Goldwater (R) 23,130 43.9%
Other 82 0.2%
TOTAL 52,725
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 5


1960 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 20,642 39.2%
Richard Nixon (R) 31,922 60.6%
Other 85 0.2%
TOTAL 52,649
Turnout: 77% Diff (US): 11


1956 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 28,726 66.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 14,714 33.8%
Other 105 0.2%
TOTAL 43,545
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 9


1952 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 32,325 70.5%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 13,342 29.1%
Other 188 0.4%
TOTAL 45,855
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 15


1948 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 19,822 50.0%
Thomas Dewey (R) 19,396 48.9%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 297 0.7%
Other 143 0.4%
TOTAL 39,658
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 4


1944 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 14,346 39.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 21,809 60.1%
Other 134 0.4%
TOTAL 36,289
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 14


1940 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 17,231 39.9%
Wendell Willkie (R) 25,848 59.8%
Other 125 0.3%
TOTAL 43,204
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 15


1936 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 20,656 54.1%
Alf Landon (R) 15,171 39.8%
William Lemke (Union) 2,211 5.8%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 51 0.1%
Other 69 0.2%
TOTAL 38,158
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 3


1932 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 19,721 56.2%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 14,681 41.9%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 284 0.8%
Other 382 1.1%
TOTAL 35,068
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 2


1928 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 23,566 67.6%
Al Smith (D) 11,146 32.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 83 0.2%
Other 82 0.2%
TOTAL 34,877
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 9


1924 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 16,962 57.3%
John Davis (D) 2,176 7.3%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 10,355 35.0%
Other 115 0.4%
TOTAL 29,608
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 3


1920 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 22,764 80.7%
James Cox (D) 4,446 15.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 451 1.6%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 402 1.4%
Other 150 0.5%
TOTAL 28,213
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): 20


1916 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 5,583 38.9%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 8,093 56.3%
Allan Benson (Soc) 268 1.9%
James Hanly (Proh) 413 2.9%
Other 13 0.1%
TOTAL 14,370
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 10


1912 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 4,497 32.5%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 5,320 38.4%
William Taft* (R) 3,156 22.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 333 2.4%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 493 3.6%
Other 44 0.3%
TOTAL 13,843
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 0


1908 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 9,335 63.5%
William J. Bryan (D) 4,706 32.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 151 1.0%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 489 3.3%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 14 0.1%
TOTAL 14,695
Turnout: 35% Diff (US): 12


1904 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 9,801 72.5%
Alton Parker (D) 3,096 22.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 139 1.0%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 362 2.7%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 123 0.9%
Other 5 0.0%
TOTAL 13,526
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 16


1900 President, Rochester, MN Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 10,284 64.0%
William J. Bryan (D) 5,041 31.4%
John Woolley (Proh) 633 3.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 81 0.5%
Other 34 0.2%
TOTAL 16,073
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): 12
* incumbent