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Springfield, IL Metro Area


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2022 population: 206,655   ( 3,515 from 2010)
Land area: 1182.6 square miles
Population density: 174.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:164,233 79.47% 6.3%
Black:26,50112.82% 14.1%
Indian:4000.19% 8.1%
Asian:4,6512.25% 42.1%
2+ races:5,4402.63% 33.1%
Hispanic:5,4302.63% 50.8%
Total non-White:42,42220.53% 21.7%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,034 12.1
Deaths:5,13012.3
Net Migration: -2,359-5.7
Net Immigration: 3971.0
Change in White population:-11,074 -5.3
Change in Non-White pop.:7,559 3.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for Springfield, IL Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 70% Donald Trump* (R) 58,249 52.0% Joe Biden (D) 50,939 45.4% 2,908 [+] 2.6% 112,096 5 0.07%
2016 65% Donald Trump (R) 54,175 51.7% Hillary Clinton (D) 42,724 40.7% 7,989 [+] 7.6% 104,888 6 0.08%
2012 63% Mitt Romney (R) 54,173 53.9% Barack Obama* (D) 44,207 44.0% 2,068 [+] 2.1% 100,448 7 0.08%
2008 67% Barack Obama (D) 54,006 50.7% John McCain (R) 50,617 47.5% 1,960 [+] 1.8% 106,583 2 0.08%
2004 66% George W. Bush* (R) 60,312 59.2% John Kerry (D) 40,767 40.0% 870 [+] 0.9% 101,949 8 0.08%
2000 65% George W. Bush (R) 54,236 55.5% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 40,578 41.5% 2,873 [+] 2.9% 97,687 8 0.09%
1996 64% Robert Dole (R) 45,280 48.2% Bill Clinton* (D) 41,106 43.7% 7,587 [+] 8.1% 93,973 7 0.10%
1992 72% George Bush* (R) 42,475 41.2% Bill Clinton (D) 42,316 41.0% 18,368 [+] 17.8% 103,159 4 0.10%
1988 67% George Bush (R) 53,735 57.1% Michael Dukakis (D) 39,832 42.3% 541 [+] 0.6% 94,108 4 0.10%
1984 68% Ronald Reagan* (R) 58,011 61.5% Walter Mondale (D) 35,885 38.1% 393 0.4% 94,289 3 0.10%
1980 67% Ronald Reagan (R) 52,994 58.4% Jimmy Carter* (D) 30,943 34.1% 6,797 [+] 7.5% 90,734 8 0.10%
1976 71% Gerald Ford* (R) 46,446 52.5% Jimmy Carter (D) 40,318 45.6% 1,625 [+] 1.8% 88,389 5 0.11%
1972 69% Richard Nixon* (R) 54,115 65.7% George McGovern (D) 27,307 33.2% 916 [+] 1.1% 82,338 5 0.11%
1968 74% Richard Nixon (R) 39,490 50.6% Hubert Humphrey (D) 31,182 40.0% 7,319 [+] 9.4% 77,991 7 0.11%
1964 80% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 45,564 56.3% Barry Goldwater (R) 35,399 43.7% 16 0.0% 80,979 5 0.11%
1960 84% Richard Nixon (R) 44,603 54.0% John Kennedy (D) 37,861 45.9% 64 0.1% 82,528 4 0.12%
1956 75% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 46,139 60.0% Adlai Stevenson (D) 30,782 40.0% 39 0.1% 76,960 3 0.12%
1952 79% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 42,699 54.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 35,472 45.3% 53 0.1% 78,224 -1 0.13%
1948 72% Thomas Dewey (R) 36,613 53.7% Harry Truman* (D) 31,239 45.8% 389 [+] 0.6% 68,241 9 0.14%
1944 73% Thomas Dewey (R) 35,884 53.8% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 30,601 45.9% 186 0.3% 66,671 8 0.14%
1940 84% Wendell Willkie (R) 38,995 52.6% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 34,837 47.0% 254 0.3% 74,086 8 0.15%
1936 87% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 35,433 50.7% Alf Landon (R) 32,629 46.6% 1,885 [+] 2.7% 69,947 10 0.15%
1932 84% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 36,198 54.5% Herbert Hoover* (R) 29,183 43.9% 1,085 [+] 1.6% 66,466 4 0.17%
1928 79% Herbert Hoover (R) 35,200 60.4% Al Smith (D) 22,768 39.1% 328 [+] 0.6% 58,296 2 0.16%
1924 71% Calvin Coolidge (R) 26,374 52.1% John Davis (D) 14,594 28.8% 9,695 [+] 19.1% 50,663 -2 0.17%
1920 61% Warren Harding (R) 24,702 59.4% James Cox (D) 12,864 30.9% 4,026 [+] 9.7% 41,592 -1 0.16%
1916 70% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 23,593 51.3% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 20,647 44.9% 1,782 [+] 3.9% 46,022 5 0.25%
1912 36% Woodrow Wilson (D) 9,936 43.1% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 7,099 30.8% 6,037 [+] 26.2% 23,072 -3 0.15%
1908 43% William Taft (R) 12,022 49.2% William J. Bryan (D) 11,099 45.4% 1,325 [+] 5.4% 24,446 -2 0.16%
1904 44% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 12,343 52.9% Alton Parker (D) 9,077 38.9% 1,933 [+] 8.3% 23,353 -4 0.17%
1900 48% William J. Bryan (D) 11,577 49.3% William McKinley* (R) 11,401 48.6% 485 [+] 2.1% 23,463 -3 0.17%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 50,939 45.4%
Donald Trump* (R) 58,249 52.0%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,544 1.4%
Other 1,364 1.2%
TOTAL 112,096
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 5


2016 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 42,724 40.7%
Donald Trump (R) 54,175 51.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 4,823 4.6%
Jill Stein (Grn) 1,517 1.4%
Other 1,649 1.6%
TOTAL 104,888
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 6


2012 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 44,207 44.0%
Mitt Romney (R) 54,173 53.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,349 1.3%
Other 719 0.7%
TOTAL 100,448
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 7


2008 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 54,006 50.7%
John McCain (R) 50,617 47.5%
Ralph Nader (I) 694 0.7%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 405 0.4%
Other 861 0.8%
TOTAL 106,583
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 2


2004 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 60,312 59.2%
John Kerry (D) 40,767 40.0%
Other 870 0.9%
TOTAL 101,949
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 8


2000 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 54,236 55.5%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 40,578 41.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 2,136 2.2%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 487 0.5%
Other 250 0.3%
TOTAL 97,687
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 8


1996 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 41,106 43.7%
Robert Dole (R) 45,280 48.2%
Ross Perot (Ref) 6,980 7.4%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 325 0.3%
Other 282 0.3%
TOTAL 93,973
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 7


1992 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 42,316 41.0%
George Bush* (R) 42,475 41.2%
Ross Perot (I) 18,040 17.5%
Other 328 0.3%
TOTAL 103,159
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 4


1988 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 53,735 57.1%
Michael Dukakis (D) 39,832 42.3%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 247 0.3%
Other 294 0.3%
TOTAL 94,108
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 4


1984 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 58,011 61.5%
Walter Mondale (D) 35,885 38.1%
Other 393 0.4%
TOTAL 94,289
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 3


1980 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 52,994 58.4%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 30,943 34.1%
John Anderson (I) 5,713 6.3%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 630 0.7%
Other 454 0.5%
TOTAL 90,734
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 8


1976 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 40,318 45.6%
Gerald Ford* (R) 46,446 52.5%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 955 1.1%
Other 670 0.8%
TOTAL 88,389
Turnout: 71% Diff (US): 5


1972 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 54,115 65.7%
George McGovern (D) 27,307 33.2%
Other 916 1.1%
TOTAL 82,338
Turnout: 69% Diff (US): 5


1968 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 39,490 50.6%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 31,182 40.0%
George Wallace (AIP) 6,958 8.9%
Other 361 0.5%
TOTAL 77,991
Turnout: 74% Diff (US): 7


1964 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 45,564 56.3%
Barry Goldwater (R) 35,399 43.7%
Other 16 0.0%
TOTAL 80,979
Turnout: 80% Diff (US): 5


1960 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 37,861 45.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 44,603 54.0%
Other 64 0.1%
TOTAL 82,528
Turnout: 84% Diff (US): 4


1956 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 46,139 60.0%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 30,782 40.0%
Other 39 0.1%
TOTAL 76,960
Turnout: 75% Diff (US): 3


1952 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 42,699 54.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 35,472 45.3%
Other 53 0.1%
TOTAL 78,224
Turnout: 79% Diff (US): -1


1948 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 31,239 45.8%
Thomas Dewey (R) 36,613 53.7%
Other 389 0.6%
TOTAL 68,241
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 9


1944 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 30,601 45.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 35,884 53.8%
Other 186 0.3%
TOTAL 66,671
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 8


1940 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 34,837 47.0%
Wendell Willkie (R) 38,995 52.6%
Other 254 0.3%
TOTAL 74,086
Turnout: 84% Diff (US): 8


1936 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 35,433 50.7%
Alf Landon (R) 32,629 46.6%
William Lemke (Union) 1,668 2.4%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 112 0.2%
Other 105 0.2%
TOTAL 69,947
Turnout: 87% Diff (US): 10


1932 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 36,198 54.5%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 29,183 43.9%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 772 1.2%
Other 313 0.5%
TOTAL 66,466
Turnout: 84% Diff (US): 4


1928 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 35,200 60.4%
Al Smith (D) 22,768 39.1%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 208 0.4%
Other 120 0.2%
TOTAL 58,296
Turnout: 79% Diff (US): 2


1924 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 26,374 52.1%
John Davis (D) 14,594 28.8%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 9,373 18.5%
Other 322 0.6%
TOTAL 50,663
Turnout: 71% Diff (US): -2


1920 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 24,702 59.4%
James Cox (D) 12,864 30.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 782 1.9%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 2,715 6.5%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 424 1.0%
Other 105 0.3%
TOTAL 41,592
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): -1


1916 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 20,647 44.9%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 23,593 51.3%
Allan Benson (Soc) 1,061 2.3%
James Hanly (Proh) 682 1.5%
Other 39 0.1%
TOTAL 46,022
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 5


1912 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 9,936 43.1%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 7,099 30.8%
William Taft* (R) 4,614 20.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,067 4.6%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 300 1.3%
Other 56 0.2%
TOTAL 23,072
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): -3


1908 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 12,022 49.2%
William J. Bryan (D) 11,099 45.4%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 477 2.0%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 761 3.1%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 32 0.1%
Other 55 0.2%
TOTAL 24,446
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): -2


1904 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 12,343 52.9%
Alton Parker (D) 9,077 38.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 653 2.8%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 984 4.2%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 174 0.7%
Other 122 0.5%
TOTAL 23,353
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -4


1900 President, Springfield, IL Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 11,401 48.6%
William J. Bryan (D) 11,577 49.3%
John Woolley (Proh) 379 1.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 40 0.2%
Other 66 0.3%
TOTAL 23,463
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): -3
* incumbent