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Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area


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2022 population: 4,034,248   ( 594,439 from 2010)
Land area: 5869.7 square miles
Population density: 687.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:2,370,795 58.77% 1.3%
Black:257,7796.39% 39.3%
Indian:31,7850.79% 4.1%
Asian:709,95317.60% 70.4%
2+ races:211,9885.25% 40.8%
Hispanic:451,94811.20% 46.0%
Total non-White:1,663,45341.23% 51.3%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:99,395 12.4
Deaths:66,5938.3
Net Migration: -57,447-7.1
Net Immigration: 41,3385.1
Change in White population:30,521 0.9
Change in Non-White pop.:563,918 16.4



Historical Presidential Election Results for Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 67% Joe Biden (D) 1,413,544 66.9% Donald Trump* (R) 633,325 30.0% 66,515 [+] 3.1% 2,113,384 -17 1.33%
2016 59% Hillary Clinton (D) 1,076,087 61.7% Donald Trump (R) 491,418 28.2% 175,696 [+] 10.1% 1,743,201 -18 1.27%
2012 60% Barack Obama* (D) 1,042,950 63.3% Mitt Romney (R) 557,183 33.8% 48,788 [+] 3.0% 1,648,921 -13 1.28%
2008 61% Barack Obama (D) 1,017,348 64.4% John McCain (R) 528,111 33.4% 34,533 [+] 2.2% 1,579,992 -12 1.20%
2004 62% John Kerry (D) 895,077 59.5% George W. Bush* (R) 586,143 39.0% 22,715 [+] 1.5% 1,503,935 -12 1.23%
2000 57% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 744,561 56.6% George W. Bush (R) 501,217 38.1% 68,672 [+] 5.2% 1,314,450 -10 1.25%
1996 56% Bill Clinton* (D) 648,363 53.9% Robert Dole (R) 403,991 33.6% 149,493 [+] 12.4% 1,201,847 -7 1.25%
1992 62% Bill Clinton (D) 581,936 46.7% George Bush* (R) 359,533 28.9% 303,703 [+] 24.4% 1,245,172 -9 1.19%
1988 55% Michael Dukakis (D) 527,045 52.2% George Bush (R) 468,899 46.4% 14,651 [+] 1.4% 1,010,595 -7 1.10%
1984 58% Ronald Reagan* (R) 536,226 54.0% Walter Mondale (D) 444,846 44.8% 12,292 1.2% 993,364 -5 1.07%
1980 59% Ronald Reagan (R) 428,967 47.0% Jimmy Carter* (D) 351,493 38.5% 132,115 [+] 14.5% 912,575 -4 1.05%
1976 62% Gerald Ford* (R) 409,425 49.6% Jimmy Carter (D) 382,604 46.4% 32,726 [+] 4.0% 824,755 2 1.01%
1972 63% Richard Nixon* (R) 443,004 56.6% George McGovern (D) 308,913 39.5% 30,663 [+] 3.9% 782,580 -4 1.01%
1968 66% Hubert Humphrey (D) 340,158 48.7% Richard Nixon (R) 306,145 43.9% 51,774 [+] 7.4% 698,077 0 0.95%
1964 68% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 407,795 62.0% Barry Goldwater (R) 243,664 37.0% 6,559 1.0% 658,018 -1 0.93%
1960 73% Richard Nixon (R) 315,069 49.4% John Kennedy (D) 311,841 48.9% 10,538 1.7% 637,448 0 0.93%
1956 66% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 300,634 53.3% Adlai Stevenson (D) 257,121 45.6% 6,339 1.1% 564,094 -4 0.91%
1952 70% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 283,771 52.4% Adlai Stevenson (D) 250,233 46.2% 7,379 1.4% 541,383 -3 0.88%
1948 59% Harry Truman* (D) 219,893 51.3% Thomas Dewey (R) 182,453 42.6% 26,335 [+] 6.1% 428,681 -3 0.88%
1944 66% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 245,922 59.1% Thomas Dewey (R) 165,527 39.8% 4,655 1.1% 416,104 -6 0.87%
1940 68% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 220,989 60.9% Wendell Willkie (R) 136,330 37.6% 5,380 1.5% 362,699 -7 0.73%
1936 65% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 212,666 67.4% Alf Landon (R) 93,757 29.7% 9,082 [+] 2.9% 315,505 -7 0.69%
1932 60% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 165,541 59.1% Herbert Hoover* (R) 91,662 32.7% 23,118 [+] 8.2% 280,321 -7 0.71%
1928 52% Herbert Hoover (R) 148,527 65.9% Al Smith (D) 71,425 31.7% 5,379 [+] 2.4% 225,331 8 0.61%
1924 44% Calvin Coolidge (R) 92,298 51.5% Robert LaFollette (Prog) 68,542 38.2% 18,391 [+] 10.3% 179,231 -3 0.62%
1920 45% Warren Harding (R) 91,425 53.7% Parley Christiansen (FL) 43,750 25.7% 35,007 [+] 20.6% 170,182 -7 0.64%
1916 42% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 79,692 51.5% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 64,364 41.6% 10,629 [+] 6.9% 154,685 -4 0.83%
1912 37% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 47,308 38.7% Woodrow Wilson (D) 30,789 25.2% 44,051 [+] 36.1% 122,148 -3 0.81%
1908 26% William Taft (R) 38,891 57.1% William J. Bryan (D) 22,469 33.0% 6,693 [+] 9.8% 68,053 6 0.46%
1904 26% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 36,232 70.7% Alton Parker (D) 9,022 17.6% 6,015 [+] 11.7% 51,269 14 0.38%
1900 29% William McKinley* (R) 19,448 55.3% William J. Bryan (D) 13,984 39.8% 1,705 [+] 4.9% 35,137 4 0.25%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 1,413,544 66.9%
Donald Trump* (R) 633,325 30.0%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 38,333 1.8%
Other 28,182 1.3%
TOTAL 2,113,384
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): -17


2016 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 1,076,087 61.7%
Donald Trump (R) 491,418 28.2%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 80,117 4.6%
Jill Stein (Grn) 30,244 1.7%
Other 65,335 3.7%
TOTAL 1,743,201
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -18


2012 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 1,042,950 63.3%
Mitt Romney (R) 557,183 33.8%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 21,783 1.3%
Other 27,005 1.6%
TOTAL 1,648,921
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -13


2008 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 1,017,348 64.4%
John McCain (R) 528,111 33.4%
Ralph Nader (I) 13,639 0.9%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 7,005 0.4%
Other 13,889 0.9%
TOTAL 1,579,992
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -12


2004 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 586,143 39.0%
John Kerry (D) 895,077 59.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 11,172 0.7%
Other 11,543 0.8%
TOTAL 1,503,935
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -12


2000 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 501,217 38.1%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 744,561 56.6%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 55,155 4.2%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 2,836 0.2%
Other 10,681 0.8%
TOTAL 1,314,450
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): -10


1996 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 648,363 53.9%
Robert Dole (R) 403,991 33.6%
Ross Perot (Ref) 96,091 8.0%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 37,648 3.1%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 7,170 0.6%
Other 8,584 0.7%
TOTAL 1,201,847
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): -7


1992 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 581,936 46.7%
George Bush* (R) 359,533 28.9%
Ross Perot (I) 292,577 23.5%
Other 11,126 0.9%
TOTAL 1,245,172
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -9


1988 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 468,899 46.4%
Michael Dukakis (D) 527,045 52.2%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 9,130 0.9%
Other 5,521 0.5%
TOTAL 1,010,595
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): -7


1984 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 536,226 54.0%
Walter Mondale (D) 444,846 44.8%
Other 12,292 1.2%
TOTAL 993,364
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): -5


1980 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 428,967 47.0%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 351,493 38.5%
John Anderson (I) 108,929 11.9%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 15,632 1.7%
Other 7,554 0.8%
TOTAL 912,575
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -4


1976 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 382,604 46.4%
Gerald Ford* (R) 409,425 49.6%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 21,020 2.5%
Other 11,706 1.4%
TOTAL 824,755
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): 2


1972 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 443,004 56.6%
George McGovern (D) 308,913 39.5%
John Schmitz (Amer) 26,616 3.4%
Other 4,047 0.5%
TOTAL 782,580
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): -4


1968 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 306,145 43.9%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 340,158 48.7%
George Wallace (AIP) 49,846 7.1%
Other 1,928 0.3%
TOTAL 698,077
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 0


1964 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 407,795 62.0%
Barry Goldwater (R) 243,664 37.0%
Other 6,559 1.0%
TOTAL 658,018
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -1


1960 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 311,841 48.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 315,069 49.4%
Other 10,538 1.7%
TOTAL 637,448
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 0


1956 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 300,634 53.3%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 257,121 45.6%
Other 6,339 1.1%
TOTAL 564,094
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -4


1952 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 283,771 52.4%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 250,233 46.2%
Other 7,379 1.4%
TOTAL 541,383
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): -3


1948 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 219,893 51.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 182,453 42.6%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 18,949 4.4%
Other 7,386 1.7%
TOTAL 428,681
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -3


1944 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 245,922 59.1%
Thomas Dewey (R) 165,527 39.8%
Other 4,655 1.1%
TOTAL 416,104
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -6


1940 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 220,989 60.9%
Wendell Willkie (R) 136,330 37.6%
Other 5,380 1.5%
TOTAL 362,699
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -7


1936 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 212,666 67.4%
Alf Landon (R) 93,757 29.7%
William Lemke (Union) 4,331 1.4%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 2,120 0.7%
Other 2,631 0.8%
TOTAL 315,505
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): -7


1932 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 165,541 59.1%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 91,662 32.7%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 9,683 3.5%
Other 13,435 4.8%
TOTAL 280,321
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -7


1928 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 148,527 65.9%
Al Smith (D) 71,425 31.7%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,293 0.6%
Other 4,086 1.8%
TOTAL 225,331
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 8


1924 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 92,298 51.5%
John Davis (D) 13,184 7.4%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 68,542 38.2%
Other 5,207 2.9%
TOTAL 179,231
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -3


1920 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 91,425 53.7%
James Cox (D) 28,684 16.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 4,216 2.5%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 43,750 25.7%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 1,307 0.8%
Other 800 0.5%
TOTAL 170,182
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -7


1916 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 79,692 51.5%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 64,364 41.6%
Allan Benson (Soc) 7,630 4.9%
James Hanly (Proh) 2,587 1.7%
Other 412 0.3%
TOTAL 154,685
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): -4


1912 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 30,789 25.2%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 47,308 38.7%
William Taft* (R) 25,103 20.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 14,883 12.2%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 3,111 2.5%
Other 954 0.8%
TOTAL 122,148
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): -3


1908 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 38,891 57.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 22,469 33.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 4,757 7.0%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 1,866 2.7%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 70 0.1%
TOTAL 68,053
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): 6


1904 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 36,232 70.7%
Alton Parker (D) 9,022 17.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 3,820 7.5%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 1,161 2.3%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 241 0.5%
Other 793 1.5%
TOTAL 51,269
Turnout: 26% Diff (US): 14


1900 President, Seattle-Tacoma-Bellevue, WA Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 19,448 55.3%
William J. Bryan (D) 13,984 39.8%
John Woolley (Proh) 701 2.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 623 1.8%
Other 381 1.1%
TOTAL 35,137
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): 4
* incumbent