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Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area


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2022 population: 1,806,840   ( 130,018 from 2010)
Land area: 3530.4 square miles
Population density: 511.8 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:971,197 53.75% 1.2%
Black:547,30130.29% 6.7%
Indian:6,2030.34% 9.2%
Asian:78,0134.32% 32.4%
2+ races:63,2773.50% 34.9%
Hispanic:140,8497.80% 57.1%
Total non-White:835,64346.25% 16.6%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:47,200 13.3
Deaths:39,12511.0
Net Migration: -7,122-2.0
Net Immigration: 5,6791.6
Change in White population:11,200 0.7
Change in Non-White pop.:118,818 7.1



Historical Presidential Election Results for Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 64% Joe Biden (D) 490,193 55.5% Donald Trump* (R) 374,352 42.4% 17,961 [+] 2.0% 882,506 -4 0.56%
2016 58% Hillary Clinton (D) 399,720 50.9% Donald Trump (R) 339,554 43.3% 45,364 [+] 5.8% 784,638 -3 0.57%
2012 60% Barack Obama* (D) 429,704 54.7% Mitt Romney (R) 344,523 43.9% 11,239 [+] 1.4% 785,466 -3 0.61%
2008 62% Barack Obama (D) 432,075 55.0% John McCain (R) 346,101 44.1% 7,205 [+] 0.9% 785,381 -2 0.60%
2004 54% George W. Bush* (R) 350,358 53.2% John Kerry (D) 304,392 46.2% 4,426 [+] 0.7% 659,176 2 0.54%
2000 47% George W. Bush (R) 278,756 50.2% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 263,917 47.5% 12,392 [+] 2.2% 555,065 2 0.53%
1996 43% Bill Clinton* (D) 238,747 48.5% Robert Dole (R) 215,893 43.9% 37,238 [+] 7.6% 491,878 3 0.51%
1992 48% George Bush* (R) 229,553 43.7% Bill Clinton (D) 214,971 40.9% 81,353 [+] 15.5% 525,877 6 0.50%
1988 44% George Bush (R) 265,941 58.7% Michael Dukakis (D) 183,389 40.5% 3,906 [+] 0.9% 453,236 5 0.49%
1984 47% Ronald Reagan* (R) 269,092 60.5% Walter Mondale (D) 173,054 38.9% 2,375 0.5% 444,521 2 0.48%
1980 43% Ronald Reagan (R) 181,759 48.3% Jimmy Carter* (D) 171,407 45.6% 22,905 [+] 6.1% 376,071 -2 0.43%
1976 44% Jimmy Carter (D) 181,588 52.5% Gerald Ford* (R) 152,209 44.0% 11,940 [+] 3.5% 345,737 -4 0.42%
1972 39% Richard Nixon* (R) 191,489 65.5% George McGovern (D) 92,648 31.7% 8,357 [+] 2.9% 292,494 5 0.38%
1968 44% Hubert Humphrey (D) 98,233 35.8% Richard Nixon (R) 89,981 32.8% 86,284 [+] 31.4% 274,498 -11 0.37%
1964 34% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 117,371 59.6% Barry Goldwater (R) 78,532 39.9% 923 0.5% 196,826 1 0.28%
1960 22% John Kennedy (D) 61,705 53.7% Richard Nixon (R) 52,573 45.7% 689 0.6% 114,967 -4 0.17%
1956 20% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 46,292 52.6% Adlai Stevenson (D) 38,318 43.6% 3,356 3.8% 87,966 -5 0.14%
1952 22% Adlai Stevenson (D) 37,688 51.1% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 35,790 48.6% 207 0.3% 73,685 -7 0.12%
1948 17% Harry Truman* (D) 25,395 57.5% Thomas Dewey (R) 14,818 33.5% 3,965 [+] 9.0% 44,178 -12 0.09%
1944 19% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 31,259 74.2% Thomas Dewey (R) 10,788 25.6% 98 0.2% 42,145 -20 0.09%
1940 20% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 29,941 80.2% Wendell Willkie (R) 7,254 19.4% 126 0.3% 37,321 -25 0.07%
1936 22% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 30,726 80.7% Alf Landon (R) 7,187 18.9% 160 [+] 0.4% 38,073 -18 0.08%
1932 21% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 24,214 69.3% Herbert Hoover* (R) 10,129 29.0% 581 [+] 1.7% 34,924 -11 0.09%
1928 23% Herbert Hoover (R) 20,038 54.9% Al Smith (D) 16,381 44.9% 79 [+] 0.2% 36,498 -3 0.10%
1924 14% John Davis (D) 14,253 67.8% Calvin Coolidge (R) 5,349 25.4% 1,423 [+] 6.8% 21,025 -29 0.07%
1920 16% James Cox (D) 17,296 70.9% Warren Harding (R) 6,865 28.1% 245 [+] 1.0% 24,406 -32 0.09%
1916 11% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 10,748 76.9% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 2,978 21.3% 259 [+] 1.9% 13,985 -25 0.08%
1912 12% Woodrow Wilson (D) 10,575 80.4% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 1,592 12.1% 988 [+] 7.5% 13,155 -17 0.09%
1908 12% William J. Bryan (D) 8,015 72.1% William Taft (R) 3,015 27.1% 89 [+] 0.8% 11,119 -24 0.07%
1904 13% Alton Parker (D) 7,975 77.9% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 2,044 20.0% 214 [+] 2.1% 10,233 -36 0.08%
1900 30% William J. Bryan (D) 12,994 61.6% William McKinley* (R) 7,894 37.4% 192 [+] 0.9% 21,080 -14 0.15%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 490,193 55.5%
Donald Trump* (R) 374,352 42.4%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 14,699 1.7%
Other 3,262 0.4%
TOTAL 882,506
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): -4


2016 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 399,720 50.9%
Donald Trump (R) 339,554 43.3%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 26,100 3.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 5,784 0.7%
Evan McMullin (I) 8,260 1.1%
Other 5,220 0.7%
TOTAL 784,638
Turnout: 58% Diff (US): -3


2012 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 429,704 54.7%
Mitt Romney (R) 344,523 43.9%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 6,704 0.9%
Other 4,535 0.6%
TOTAL 785,466
Turnout: 60% Diff (US): -3


2008 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 432,075 55.0%
John McCain (R) 346,101 44.1%
Ralph Nader (I) 1,815 0.2%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 2,335 0.3%
Other 3,055 0.4%
TOTAL 785,381
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -2


2004 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 350,358 53.2%
John Kerry (D) 304,392 46.2%
Other 4,426 0.7%
TOTAL 659,176
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 2


2000 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 278,756 50.2%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 263,917 47.5%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 7,923 1.4%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 745 0.1%
Other 3,724 0.7%
TOTAL 555,065
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 2


1996 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 238,747 48.5%
Robert Dole (R) 215,893 43.9%
Ross Perot (Ref) 33,675 6.8%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 1,440 0.3%
Other 2,123 0.4%
TOTAL 491,878
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 3


1992 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 214,971 40.9%
George Bush* (R) 229,553 43.7%
Ross Perot (I) 78,038 14.8%
Other 3,315 0.6%
TOTAL 525,877
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): 6


1988 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 265,941 58.7%
Michael Dukakis (D) 183,389 40.5%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 1,400 0.3%
Other 2,506 0.6%
TOTAL 453,236
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 5


1984 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 269,092 60.5%
Walter Mondale (D) 173,054 38.9%
Other 2,375 0.5%
TOTAL 444,521
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 2


1980 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 181,759 48.3%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 171,407 45.6%
John Anderson (I) 17,176 4.6%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 2,635 0.7%
Other 3,094 0.8%
TOTAL 376,071
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): -2


1976 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 181,588 52.5%
Gerald Ford* (R) 152,209 44.0%
Other 11,940 3.5%
TOTAL 345,737
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -4


1972 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 191,489 65.5%
George McGovern (D) 92,648 31.7%
John Schmitz (Amer) 5,288 1.8%
Other 3,069 1.0%
TOTAL 292,494
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): 5


1968 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 89,981 32.8%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 98,233 35.8%
George Wallace (AIP) 84,250 30.7%
Other 2,034 0.7%
TOTAL 274,498
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): -11


1964 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 117,371 59.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 78,532 39.9%
Other 923 0.5%
TOTAL 196,826
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): 1


1960 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 61,705 53.7%
Richard Nixon (R) 52,573 45.7%
Other 689 0.6%
TOTAL 114,967
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -4


1956 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 46,292 52.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 38,318 43.6%
Other 3,356 3.8%
TOTAL 87,966
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -5


1952 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 35,790 48.6%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 37,688 51.1%
Other 207 0.3%
TOTAL 73,685
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -7


1948 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 25,395 57.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 14,818 33.5%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 3,388 7.7%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 512 1.2%
Other 65 0.1%
TOTAL 44,178
Turnout: 17% Diff (US): -12


1944 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 31,259 74.2%
Thomas Dewey (R) 10,788 25.6%
Other 98 0.2%
TOTAL 42,145
Turnout: 19% Diff (US): -20


1940 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 29,941 80.2%
Wendell Willkie (R) 7,254 19.4%
Other 126 0.3%
TOTAL 37,321
Turnout: 20% Diff (US): -25


1936 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 30,726 80.7%
Alf Landon (R) 7,187 18.9%
Other 160 0.4%
TOTAL 38,073
Turnout: 22% Diff (US): -18


1932 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 24,214 69.3%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 10,129 29.0%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 432 1.2%
Other 149 0.4%
TOTAL 34,924
Turnout: 21% Diff (US): -11


1928 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 20,038 54.9%
Al Smith (D) 16,381 44.9%
Other 79 0.2%
TOTAL 36,498
Turnout: 23% Diff (US): -3


1924 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 5,349 25.4%
John Davis (D) 14,253 67.8%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 1,406 6.7%
Other 17 0.1%
TOTAL 21,025
Turnout: 14% Diff (US): -29


1920 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 6,865 28.1%
James Cox (D) 17,296 70.9%
Other 245 1.0%
TOTAL 24,406
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -32


1916 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 10,748 76.9%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 2,978 21.3%
Other 259 1.9%
TOTAL 13,985
Turnout: 11% Diff (US): -25


1912 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 10,575 80.4%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 1,592 12.1%
William Taft* (R) 833 6.3%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 109 0.8%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 38 0.3%
Other 8 0.1%
TOTAL 13,155
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -17


1908 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 3,015 27.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 8,015 72.1%
Other 89 0.8%
TOTAL 11,119
Turnout: 12% Diff (US): -24


1904 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 2,044 20.0%
Alton Parker (D) 7,975 77.9%
Other 214 2.1%
TOTAL 10,233
Turnout: 13% Diff (US): -36


1900 President, Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News, VA-NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 7,894 37.4%
William J. Bryan (D) 12,994 61.6%
Other 192 0.9%
TOTAL 21,080
Turnout: 30% Diff (US): -14
* incumbent