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Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area


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2022 population: 144,090   ( 8,302 from 2010)
Land area: 1045.9 square miles
Population density: 137.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:62,516 43.39% 14.5%
Black:66,81546.37% 1.4%
Indian:8570.59% 23.3%
Asian:1,1990.83% 41.1%
2+ races:2,2531.56% 34.6%
Hispanic:10,4507.25% 28.7%
Total non-White:81,57456.61% 2.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:3,703 12.9
Deaths:4,79916.7
Net Migration: 1,0893.8
Net Immigration: 1820.6
Change in White population:-10,614 -7.0
Change in Non-White pop.:2,312 1.5



Historical Presidential Election Results for Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 70% Joe Biden (D) 42,036 54.1% Donald Trump* (R) 35,033 45.1% 679 [+] 0.9% 77,748 -2 0.05%
2016 64% Hillary Clinton (D) 39,459 54.4% Donald Trump (R) 31,580 43.5% 1,512 [+] 2.1% 72,551 -2 0.05%
2012 66% Barack Obama* (D) 42,623 56.5% Mitt Romney (R) 32,388 42.9% 453 [+] 0.6% 75,464 -4 0.06%
2008 64% Barack Obama (D) 40,502 55.4% John McCain (R) 32,173 44.0% 373 [+] 0.5% 73,048 -2 0.06%
2004 54% George W. Bush* (R) 30,065 51.2% John Kerry (D) 28,570 48.6% 117 [+] 0.2% 58,752 0 0.05%
2000 46% George W. Bush (R) 24,831 51.0% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 23,691 48.6% 193 [+] 0.4% 48,715 3 0.05%
1996 44% Bill Clinton* (D) 21,710 47.7% Robert Dole (R) 21,319 46.8% 2,511 [+] 5.5% 45,540 6 0.05%
1992 50% Bill Clinton (D) 21,983 44.4% George Bush* (R) 20,721 41.8% 6,839 [+] 13.8% 49,543 4 0.05%
1988 43% George Bush (R) 22,737 56.0% Michael Dukakis (D) 17,784 43.8% 117 [+] 0.3% 40,638 3 0.04%
1984 51% Ronald Reagan* (R) 26,930 58.4% Walter Mondale (D) 19,133 41.5% 70 0.2% 46,133 0 0.05%
1980 39% Ronald Reagan (R) 16,959 50.4% Jimmy Carter* (D) 16,129 47.9% 569 [+] 1.7% 33,657 0 0.04%
1976 40% Jimmy Carter (D) 16,938 55.4% Gerald Ford* (R) 13,327 43.6% 322 [+] 1.1% 30,587 -4 0.04%
1972 42% Richard Nixon* (R) 20,923 67.6% George McGovern (D) 9,138 29.5% 884 [+] 2.9% 30,945 7 0.04%
1968 55% George Wallace (AIP) 15,091 45.2% Hubert Humphrey (D) 10,526 31.5% 7,800 [+] 23.3% 33,417 -20 0.05%
1964 44% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 16,997 62.2% Barry Goldwater (R) 10,328 37.8% 0 0.0% 27,325 -1 0.04%
1960 39% John Kennedy (D) 18,132 74.6% Richard Nixon (R) 6,175 25.4% 0 0.0% 24,307 -24 0.04%
1956 36% Adlai Stevenson (D) 17,799 79.8% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 4,505 20.2% 0 0.0% 22,304 -37 0.04%
1952 39% Adlai Stevenson (D) 18,928 80.6% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 4,563 19.4% 0 0.0% 23,491 -36 0.04%
1948 28% Harry Truman* (D) 14,000 89.1% Thomas Dewey (R) 1,162 7.4% 556 [+] 3.5% 15,718 -38 0.03%
1944 28% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 14,339 91.5% Thomas Dewey (R) 1,324 8.5% 0 0.0% 15,663 -37 0.03%
1940 31% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 15,972 94.5% Wendell Willkie (R) 929 5.5% 0 0.0% 16,901 -39 0.03%
1936 34% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 15,366 95.2% Alf Landon (R) 783 4.8% 0 0.0% 16,149 -32 0.04%
1932 30% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 13,344 94.0% Herbert Hoover* (R) 780 5.5% 70 [+] 0.5% 14,194 -34 0.04%
1928 26% Al Smith (D) 8,433 73.5% Herbert Hoover (R) 3,043 26.5% 0 0.0% 11,476 -32 0.03%
1924 17% John Davis (D) 5,403 81.4% Calvin Coolidge (R) 994 15.0% 240 [+] 3.6% 6,637 -39 0.02%
1920 25% James Cox (D) 7,374 82.4% Warren Harding (R) 1,580 17.6% 0 0.0% 8,954 -43 0.03%
1916 16% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 4,217 80.8% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 961 18.4% 44 [+] 0.8% 5,222 -28 0.03%
1912 16% Woodrow Wilson (D) 3,713 78.5% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 653 13.8% 365 [+] 7.7% 4,731 -17 0.03%
1908 19% William J. Bryan (D) 3,431 65.9% William Taft (R) 1,772 34.1% 0 0.0% 5,203 -18 0.03%
1904 16% Alton Parker (D) 3,016 78.5% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 771 20.1% 55 [+] 1.4% 3,842 -36 0.03%
1900 39% William J. Bryan (D) 5,609 65.4% William McKinley* (R) 2,972 34.6% 1 [+] 0.0% 8,582 -17 0.06%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 42,036 54.1%
Donald Trump* (R) 35,033 45.1%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 384 0.5%
Other 295 0.4%
TOTAL 77,748
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): -2


2016 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 39,459 54.4%
Donald Trump (R) 31,580 43.5%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,034 1.4%
Jill Stein (Grn) 71 0.1%
Other 407 0.6%
TOTAL 72,551
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): -2


2012 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 42,623 56.5%
Mitt Romney (R) 32,388 42.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 337 0.4%
Other 116 0.2%
TOTAL 75,464
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -4


2008 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 40,502 55.4%
John McCain (R) 32,173 44.0%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 241 0.3%
Other 132 0.2%
TOTAL 73,048
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): -2


2004 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 30,065 51.2%
John Kerry (D) 28,570 48.6%
Other 117 0.2%
TOTAL 58,752
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 0


2000 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 24,831 51.0%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 23,691 48.6%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 90 0.2%
Other 103 0.2%
TOTAL 48,715
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 3


1996 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 21,710 47.7%
Robert Dole (R) 21,319 46.8%
Ross Perot (Ref) 2,411 5.3%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 82 0.2%
Other 18 0.0%
TOTAL 45,540
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 6


1992 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 21,983 44.4%
George Bush* (R) 20,721 41.8%
Ross Perot (I) 6,719 13.6%
Other 120 0.2%
TOTAL 49,543
Turnout: 50% Diff (US): 4


1988 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 22,737 56.0%
Michael Dukakis (D) 17,784 43.8%
Other 117 0.3%
TOTAL 40,638
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 3


1984 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 26,930 58.4%
Walter Mondale (D) 19,133 41.5%
Other 70 0.2%
TOTAL 46,133
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 0


1980 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 16,959 50.4%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 16,129 47.9%
John Anderson (I) 441 1.3%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 110 0.3%
Other 18 0.1%
TOTAL 33,657
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): 0


1976 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 16,938 55.4%
Gerald Ford* (R) 13,327 43.6%
Other 322 1.1%
TOTAL 30,587
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): -4


1972 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 20,923 67.6%
George McGovern (D) 9,138 29.5%
John Schmitz (Amer) 884 2.9%
TOTAL 30,945
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): 7


1964 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 16,997 62.2%
Barry Goldwater (R) 10,328 37.8%
TOTAL 27,325
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -1


1960 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 18,132 74.6%
Richard Nixon (R) 6,175 25.4%
TOTAL 24,307
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -24


1948 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 14,000 89.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 1,162 7.4%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 504 3.2%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 52 0.3%
TOTAL 15,718
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -38


1944 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 14,339 91.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 1,324 8.5%
TOTAL 15,663
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -37


1940 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 15,972 94.5%
Wendell Willkie (R) 929 5.5%
TOTAL 16,901
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): -39


1936 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 15,366 95.2%
Alf Landon (R) 783 4.8%
TOTAL 16,149
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -32


1932 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 13,344 94.0%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 780 5.5%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 70 0.5%
TOTAL 14,194
Turnout: 30% Diff (US): -34


1928 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 3,043 26.5%
Al Smith (D) 8,433 73.5%
TOTAL 11,476
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): -32


1924 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 994 15.0%
John Davis (D) 5,403 81.4%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 240 3.6%
TOTAL 6,637
Turnout: 17% Diff (US): -39


1920 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 1,580 17.6%
James Cox (D) 7,374 82.4%
TOTAL 8,954
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): -43


1916 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 4,217 80.8%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 961 18.4%
Other 44 0.8%
TOTAL 5,222
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -28


1912 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 3,713 78.5%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 653 13.8%
William Taft* (R) 274 5.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 91 1.9%
TOTAL 4,731
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -17


1908 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 1,772 34.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 3,431 65.9%
TOTAL 5,203
Turnout: 19% Diff (US): -18


1904 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 771 20.1%
Alton Parker (D) 3,016 78.5%
Other 55 1.4%
TOTAL 3,842
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -36


1900 President, Rocky Mount, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 2,972 34.6%
William J. Bryan (D) 5,609 65.4%
Other 1 0.0%
TOTAL 8,582
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -17
* incumbent