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Topeka, KS Metro Area


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2022 population: 231,783   ( 2,087 from 2010)
Land area: 3232.7 square miles
Population density: 71.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:177,423 76.55% 4.9%
Black:14,0906.08% 5.0%
Indian:2,7661.19% 8.7%
Asian:2,9981.29% 29.8%
2+ races:7,9093.41% 24.0%
Hispanic:26,59711.47% 29.0%
Total non-White:54,36023.45% 14.8%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:5,785 12.4
Deaths:6,82114.6
Net Migration: -625-1.3
Net Immigration: 1970.4
Change in White population:-9,079 -3.9
Change in Non-White pop.:6,992 3.0



Historical Presidential Election Results for Topeka, KS Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 65% Donald Trump* (R) 59,844 52.3% Joe Biden (D) 51,190 44.7% 3,391 [+] 3.0% 114,425 5 0.07%
2016 57% Donald Trump (R) 52,284 51.6% Hillary Clinton (D) 40,485 39.9% 8,578 [+] 8.5% 101,347 6 0.07%
2012 57% Mitt Romney (R) 52,819 52.7% Barack Obama* (D) 45,039 44.9% 2,397 [+] 2.4% 100,255 5 0.08%
2008 64% John McCain (R) 57,722 52.1% Barack Obama (D) 50,655 45.7% 2,441 [+] 2.2% 110,818 6 0.08%
2004 63% George W. Bush* (R) 60,657 56.5% John Kerry (D) 45,119 42.0% 1,549 [+] 1.4% 107,325 6 0.09%
2000 58% George W. Bush (R) 49,270 50.5% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 43,363 44.5% 4,900 [+] 5.0% 97,533 3 0.09%
1996 61% Robert Dole (R) 46,679 47.0% Bill Clinton* (D) 41,011 41.3% 11,631 [+] 11.7% 99,321 6 0.10%
1992 68% Bill Clinton (D) 39,297 36.9% George Bush* (R) 37,698 35.4% 29,439 [+] 27.7% 106,434 -2 0.10%
1988 59% George Bush (R) 47,086 51.6% Michael Dukakis (D) 43,017 47.2% 1,063 [+] 1.2% 91,166 -2 0.10%
1984 61% Ronald Reagan* (R) 58,019 63.1% Walter Mondale (D) 32,872 35.8% 1,013 1.1% 91,904 4 0.10%
1980 61% Ronald Reagan (R) 50,422 56.3% Jimmy Carter* (D) 31,037 34.7% 8,047 [+] 9.0% 89,506 6 0.10%
1976 65% Gerald Ford* (R) 47,917 54.9% Jimmy Carter (D) 37,286 42.7% 2,150 [+] 2.5% 87,353 7 0.11%
1972 63% Richard Nixon* (R) 57,303 68.1% George McGovern (D) 24,995 29.7% 1,872 [+] 2.2% 84,170 7 0.11%
1968 66% Richard Nixon (R) 41,735 53.6% Hubert Humphrey (D) 26,674 34.2% 9,473 [+] 12.2% 77,882 10 0.11%
1964 65% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 38,687 52.2% Barry Goldwater (R) 34,970 47.2% 401 0.5% 74,058 9 0.10%
1960 68% Richard Nixon (R) 46,666 62.1% John Kennedy (D) 28,224 37.6% 213 0.3% 75,103 13 0.11%
1956 64% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 46,579 67.7% Adlai Stevenson (D) 21,971 32.0% 202 0.3% 68,752 10 0.11%
1952 73% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 49,113 67.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 23,192 31.9% 299 0.4% 72,604 12 0.12%
1948 73% Thomas Dewey (R) 35,736 55.0% Harry Truman* (D) 28,135 43.3% 1,062 [+] 1.6% 64,933 10 0.13%
1944 65% Thomas Dewey (R) 35,511 62.6% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 20,905 36.9% 301 0.5% 56,717 17 0.12%
1940 82% Wendell Willkie (R) 40,990 58.8% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 28,382 40.7% 373 0.5% 69,745 14 0.14%
1936 83% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 35,771 50.9% Alf Landon (R) 34,217 48.7% 246 [+] 0.4% 70,234 12 0.15%
1932 75% Herbert Hoover* (R) 32,103 50.8% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 29,762 47.1% 1,373 [+] 2.2% 63,238 11 0.16%
1928 72% Herbert Hoover (R) 43,343 75.3% Al Smith (D) 13,883 24.1% 363 [+] 0.6% 57,589 17 0.16%
1924 68% Calvin Coolidge (R) 36,644 70.3% John Davis (D) 10,521 20.2% 4,976 [+] 9.5% 52,141 16 0.18%
1920 59% Warren Harding (R) 29,396 67.4% James Cox (D) 13,510 31.0% 678 [+] 1.6% 43,584 7 0.16%
1916 67% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 25,608 52.7% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 21,234 43.7% 1,721 [+] 3.5% 48,563 7 0.26%
1912 40% Woodrow Wilson (D) 11,293 39.4% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 8,983 31.3% 8,414 [+] 29.3% 28,690 3 0.19%
1908 44% William Taft (R) 16,545 55.8% William J. Bryan (D) 12,250 41.3% 843 [+] 2.8% 29,638 4 0.20%
1904 41% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 19,210 69.8% Alton Parker (D) 6,763 24.6% 1,557 [+] 5.7% 27,530 13 0.20%
1900 46% William McKinley* (R) 17,253 56.9% William J. Bryan (D) 12,696 41.8% 394 [+] 1.3% 30,343 5 0.22%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 51,190 44.7%
Donald Trump* (R) 59,844 52.3%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 2,926 2.6%
Other 465 0.4%
TOTAL 114,425
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 5


2016 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 40,485 39.9%
Donald Trump (R) 52,284 51.6%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 4,454 4.4%
Jill Stein (Grn) 2,314 2.3%
Evan McMullin (I) 376 0.4%
Other 1,434 1.4%
TOTAL 101,347
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 6


2012 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 45,039 44.9%
Mitt Romney (R) 52,819 52.7%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,867 1.9%
Other 530 0.5%
TOTAL 100,255
Turnout: 57% Diff (US): 5


2008 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 50,655 45.7%
John McCain (R) 57,722 52.1%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,156 1.0%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 574 0.5%
Other 711 0.6%
TOTAL 110,818
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 6


2004 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 60,657 56.5%
John Kerry (D) 45,119 42.0%
Ralph Nader (I) 923 0.9%
Other 626 0.6%
TOTAL 107,325
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 6


2000 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 49,270 50.5%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 43,363 44.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 3,240 3.3%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 1,066 1.1%
Other 594 0.6%
TOTAL 97,533
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): 3


1996 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 41,011 41.3%
Robert Dole (R) 46,679 47.0%
Ross Perot (Ref) 10,649 10.7%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 366 0.4%
Other 616 0.6%
TOTAL 99,321
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 6


1992 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 39,297 36.9%
George Bush* (R) 37,698 35.4%
Ross Perot (I) 29,012 27.3%
Other 427 0.4%
TOTAL 106,434
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): -2


1988 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 47,086 51.6%
Michael Dukakis (D) 43,017 47.2%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 740 0.8%
Other 323 0.4%
TOTAL 91,166
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -2


1984 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 58,019 63.1%
Walter Mondale (D) 32,872 35.8%
Other 1,013 1.1%
TOTAL 91,904
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 4


1980 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 50,422 56.3%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 31,037 34.7%
John Anderson (I) 6,647 7.4%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 1,034 1.2%
Other 366 0.4%
TOTAL 89,506
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 6


1976 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 37,286 42.7%
Gerald Ford* (R) 47,917 54.9%
Eugene McCarthy (I) 1,220 1.4%
Other 930 1.1%
TOTAL 87,353
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 7


1972 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 57,303 68.1%
George McGovern (D) 24,995 29.7%
John Schmitz (Amer) 1,583 1.9%
Other 289 0.3%
TOTAL 84,170
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 7


1968 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 41,735 53.6%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 26,674 34.2%
George Wallace (AIP) 9,286 11.9%
Other 187 0.2%
TOTAL 77,882
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): 10


1964 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 38,687 52.2%
Barry Goldwater (R) 34,970 47.2%
Other 401 0.5%
TOTAL 74,058
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 9


1960 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 28,224 37.6%
Richard Nixon (R) 46,666 62.1%
Other 213 0.3%
TOTAL 75,103
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 13


1956 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 46,579 67.7%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 21,971 32.0%
Other 202 0.3%
TOTAL 68,752
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 10


1952 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 49,113 67.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 23,192 31.9%
Other 299 0.4%
TOTAL 72,604
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 12


1948 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 28,135 43.3%
Thomas Dewey (R) 35,736 55.0%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 501 0.8%
Other 561 0.9%
TOTAL 64,933
Turnout: 73% Diff (US): 10


1944 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 20,905 36.9%
Thomas Dewey (R) 35,511 62.6%
Other 301 0.5%
TOTAL 56,717
Turnout: 65% Diff (US): 17


1940 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 28,382 40.7%
Wendell Willkie (R) 40,990 58.8%
Other 373 0.5%
TOTAL 69,745
Turnout: 82% Diff (US): 14


1936 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 35,771 50.9%
Alf Landon (R) 34,217 48.7%
William Lemke (Union) 1 0.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 245 0.3%
TOTAL 70,234
Turnout: 83% Diff (US): 12


1932 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 29,762 47.1%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 32,103 50.8%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 1,373 2.2%
TOTAL 63,238
Turnout: 75% Diff (US): 11


1928 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 43,343 75.3%
Al Smith (D) 13,883 24.1%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 333 0.6%
Other 30 0.1%
TOTAL 57,589
Turnout: 72% Diff (US): 17


1924 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 36,644 70.3%
John Davis (D) 10,521 20.2%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 4,976 9.5%
TOTAL 52,141
Turnout: 68% Diff (US): 16


1920 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 29,396 67.4%
James Cox (D) 13,510 31.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 678 1.6%
TOTAL 43,584
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): 7


1916 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 21,234 43.7%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 25,608 52.7%
Allan Benson (Soc) 1,036 2.1%
James Hanly (Proh) 685 1.4%
TOTAL 48,563
Turnout: 67% Diff (US): 7


1912 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 11,293 39.4%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 8,983 31.3%
William Taft* (R) 7,407 25.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 1,007 3.5%
TOTAL 28,690
Turnout: 40% Diff (US): 3


1908 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 16,545 55.8%
William J. Bryan (D) 12,250 41.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 539 1.8%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 301 1.0%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 3 0.0%
TOTAL 29,638
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 4


1904 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 19,210 69.8%
Alton Parker (D) 6,763 24.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 792 2.9%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 487 1.8%
Thomas Watson (Pop) 278 1.0%
TOTAL 27,530
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): 13


1900 President, Topeka, KS Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 17,253 56.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 12,696 41.8%
John Woolley (Proh) 306 1.0%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 88 0.3%
TOTAL 30,343
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 5
* incumbent