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2022 population: 5,701,953   ( 65,721 from 2010)
Land area: 6506.5 square miles
Population density: 876.3 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:2,502,028 43.88% 9.1%
Black:1,316,33023.09% 7.1%
Indian:11,6600.20% 6.2%
Asian:680,56011.94% 31.4%
2+ races:182,6173.20% 24.4%
Hispanic:1,008,75817.69% 30.1%
Total non-White:3,199,92556.12% 10.9%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:165,344 12.9
Deaths:102,4438.0
Net Migration: -135,014-10.6
Net Immigration: 62,6984.9
Change in White population:-249,365 -4.4
Change in Non-White pop.:315,086 5.6



Historical Presidential Election Results for Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 66% Joe Biden (D) 2,003,335 69.9% Donald Trump* (R) 799,832 27.9% 61,838 [+] 2.2% 2,865,005 -19 1.81%
2016 62% Hillary Clinton (D) 1,670,357 65.5% Donald Trump (R) 726,697 28.5% 153,348 [+] 6.0% 2,550,402 -17 1.86%
2012 62% Barack Obama* (D) 1,559,797 64.3% Mitt Romney (R) 825,946 34.1% 38,597 [+] 1.6% 2,424,340 -13 1.88%
2008 63% Barack Obama (D) 1,501,438 65.2% John McCain (R) 777,202 33.7% 25,089 [+] 1.1% 2,303,729 -12 1.75%
2004 59% John Kerry (D) 1,170,365 58.0% George W. Bush* (R) 829,121 41.1% 18,196 [+] 0.9% 2,017,682 -10 1.65%
2000 54% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 942,729 55.2% George W. Bush (R) 705,168 41.3% 58,636 [+] 3.4% 1,706,533 -7 1.62%
1996 49% Bill Clinton* (D) 784,248 53.6% Robert Dole (R) 592,400 40.5% 86,123 [+] 5.9% 1,462,771 0 1.52%
1992 55% Bill Clinton (D) 746,911 48.7% George Bush* (R) 579,664 37.8% 206,455 [+] 13.5% 1,533,030 0 1.47%
1988 51% George Bush (R) 696,912 53.5% Michael Dukakis (D) 594,903 45.7% 10,004 [+] 0.8% 1,301,819 0 1.42%
1984 53% Ronald Reagan* (R) 658,307 54.8% Walter Mondale (D) 538,299 44.8% 4,800 0.4% 1,201,406 -4 1.30%
1980 51% Ronald Reagan (R) 515,362 50.1% Jimmy Carter* (D) 402,920 39.1% 111,274 [+] 10.8% 1,029,556 -1 1.19%
1976 53% Jimmy Carter (D) 477,950 50.6% Gerald Ford* (R) 454,162 48.1% 12,796 [+] 1.4% 944,908 0 1.16%
1972 51% Richard Nixon* (R) 525,870 61.3% George McGovern (D) 321,465 37.5% 10,908 [+] 1.3% 858,243 1 1.10%
1968 54% Richard Nixon (R) 313,926 44.3% Hubert Humphrey (D) 291,241 41.1% 103,648 [+] 14.6% 708,815 1 0.97%
1964 49% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 345,945 63.6% Barry Goldwater (R) 197,606 36.3% 500 0.1% 544,051 -2 0.77%
1960 48% John Kennedy (D) 226,698 51.9% Richard Nixon (R) 209,787 48.0% 690 0.2% 437,175 -2 0.64%
1956 43% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 192,255 55.2% Adlai Stevenson (D) 152,098 43.7% 3,915 1.1% 348,268 -2 0.56%
1952 45% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 171,990 59.2% Adlai Stevenson (D) 117,385 40.4% 1,379 0.5% 290,754 4 0.47%
1948 31% Thomas Dewey (R) 82,660 51.9% Harry Truman* (D) 69,274 43.5% 7,231 [+] 4.5% 159,165 7 0.33%
1944 36% Thomas Dewey (R) 76,614 51.5% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 71,915 48.4% 163 0.1% 148,692 6 0.31%
1940 42% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 78,828 58.3% Wendell Willkie (R) 55,433 41.0% 997 0.7% 135,258 -4 0.27%
1936 44% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 73,369 61.4% Alf Landon (R) 45,610 38.1% 591 [+] 0.5% 119,570 2 0.26%
1932 41% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 63,597 64.1% Herbert Hoover* (R) 34,419 34.7% 1,196 [+] 1.2% 99,212 -5 0.25%
1928 45% Herbert Hoover (R) 55,652 57.8% Al Smith (D) 40,224 41.8% 436 [+] 0.5% 96,312 0 0.26%
1924 37% John Davis (D) 39,119 52.3% Calvin Coolidge (R) 30,790 41.2% 4,891 [+] 6.5% 74,800 -13 0.26%
1920 39% James Cox (D) 38,282 50.9% Warren Harding (R) 35,948 47.8% 940 [+] 1.3% 75,170 -12 0.28%
1916 27% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 28,606 58.8% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 19,170 39.4% 888 [+] 1.8% 48,664 -7 0.26%
1912 25% Woodrow Wilson (D) 25,023 57.2% William Taft* (R) 11,293 25.8% 7,425 [+] 17.0% 43,741 3 0.29%
1908 28% William J. Bryan (D) 25,914 56.5% William Taft (R) 19,191 41.9% 722 [+] 1.6% 45,827 -10 0.31%
1904 27% Alton Parker (D) 23,702 55.2% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 18,691 43.5% 554 [+] 1.3% 42,947 -13 0.32%
1900 42% William J. Bryan (D) 35,889 54.2% William McKinley* (R) 29,636 44.7% 727 [+] 1.1% 66,252 -7 0.47%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 2,003,335 69.9%
Donald Trump* (R) 799,832 27.9%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 33,018 1.2%
Other 28,820 1.0%
TOTAL 2,865,005
Turnout: 66% Diff (US): -19


2016 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 1,670,357 65.5%
Donald Trump (R) 726,697 28.5%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 67,133 2.6%
Jill Stein (Grn) 25,559 1.0%
Evan McMullin (I) 24,959 1.0%
Other 35,697 1.4%
TOTAL 2,550,402
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -17


2012 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 1,559,797 64.3%
Mitt Romney (R) 825,946 34.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 20,676 0.9%
Other 17,921 0.7%
TOTAL 2,424,340
Turnout: 62% Diff (US): -13


2008 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 1,501,438 65.2%
John McCain (R) 777,202 33.7%
Ralph Nader (I) 8,114 0.4%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 6,227 0.3%
Other 10,748 0.5%
TOTAL 2,303,729
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): -12


2004 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 829,121 41.1%
John Kerry (D) 1,170,365 58.0%
Ralph Nader (I) 4,295 0.2%
Other 13,901 0.7%
TOTAL 2,017,682
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -10


2000 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 705,168 41.3%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 942,729 55.2%
Ralph Nader (Grn) 46,721 2.7%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 3,332 0.2%
Other 8,583 0.5%
TOTAL 1,706,533
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): -7


1996 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 784,248 53.6%
Robert Dole (R) 592,400 40.5%
Ross Perot (Ref) 71,906 4.9%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 6,631 0.5%
Other 7,586 0.5%
TOTAL 1,462,771
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): 0


1992 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 746,911 48.7%
George Bush* (R) 579,664 37.8%
Ross Perot (I) 198,530 13.0%
Other 7,925 0.5%
TOTAL 1,533,030
Turnout: 55% Diff (US): 0


1988 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 696,912 53.5%
Michael Dukakis (D) 594,903 45.7%
Ron Paul (Lbt) 4,611 0.4%
Other 5,393 0.4%
TOTAL 1,301,819
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 0


1984 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 658,307 54.8%
Walter Mondale (D) 538,299 44.8%
Other 4,800 0.4%
TOTAL 1,201,406
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -4


1980 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 515,362 50.1%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 402,920 39.1%
John Anderson (I) 98,198 9.5%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 8,851 0.9%
Other 4,225 0.4%
TOTAL 1,029,556
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): -1


1976 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 477,950 50.6%
Gerald Ford* (R) 454,162 48.1%
Other 12,796 1.4%
TOTAL 944,908
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): 0


1972 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 525,870 61.3%
George McGovern (D) 321,465 37.5%
John Schmitz (Amer) 9,522 1.1%
Other 1,386 0.2%
TOTAL 858,243
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 1


1968 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 313,926 44.3%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 291,241 41.1%
George Wallace (AIP) 102,862 14.5%
Other 786 0.1%
TOTAL 708,815
Turnout: 54% Diff (US): 1


1964 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 345,945 63.6%
Barry Goldwater (R) 197,606 36.3%
Other 500 0.1%
TOTAL 544,051
Turnout: 49% Diff (US): -2


1960 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 226,698 51.9%
Richard Nixon (R) 209,787 48.0%
Other 690 0.2%
TOTAL 437,175
Turnout: 48% Diff (US): -2


1956 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 192,255 55.2%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 152,098 43.7%
Other 3,915 1.1%
TOTAL 348,268
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): -2


1952 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Dwight Eisenhower (R) 171,990 59.2%
Adlai Stevenson (D) 117,385 40.4%
Other 1,379 0.5%
TOTAL 290,754
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): 4


1948 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 69,274 43.5%
Thomas Dewey (R) 82,660 51.9%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 4,704 3.0%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 1,236 0.8%
Other 1,291 0.8%
TOTAL 159,165
Turnout: 31% Diff (US): 7


1944 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 71,915 48.4%
Thomas Dewey (R) 76,614 51.5%
Other 163 0.1%
TOTAL 148,692
Turnout: 36% Diff (US): 6


1940 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 78,828 58.3%
Wendell Willkie (R) 55,433 41.0%
Other 997 0.7%
TOTAL 135,258
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): -4


1936 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 73,369 61.4%
Alf Landon (R) 45,610 38.1%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 124 0.1%
Other 467 0.4%
TOTAL 119,570
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 2


1932 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 63,597 64.1%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 34,419 34.7%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 774 0.8%
Other 422 0.4%
TOTAL 99,212
Turnout: 41% Diff (US): -5


1928 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 55,652 57.8%
Al Smith (D) 40,224 41.8%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 154 0.2%
Other 282 0.3%
TOTAL 96,312
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): 0


1924 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 30,790 41.2%
John Davis (D) 39,119 52.3%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 4,731 6.3%
Other 160 0.2%
TOTAL 74,800
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): -13


1920 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 35,948 47.8%
James Cox (D) 38,282 50.9%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 333 0.4%
Parley Christiansen (FL) 153 0.2%
Aaron Watkins (Proh) 6 0.0%
Other 448 0.6%
TOTAL 75,170
Turnout: 39% Diff (US): -12


1916 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 28,606 58.8%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 19,170 39.4%
Allan Benson (Soc) 281 0.6%
James Hanly (Proh) 402 0.8%
Other 205 0.4%
TOTAL 48,664
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): -7


1912 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 25,023 57.2%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 6,595 15.1%
William Taft* (R) 11,293 25.8%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 340 0.8%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 445 1.0%
Other 45 0.1%
TOTAL 43,741
Turnout: 25% Diff (US): 3


1908 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 19,191 41.9%
William J. Bryan (D) 25,914 56.5%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 333 0.7%
Eugene Chafin (Proh) 69 0.2%
Thomas Hisgen (I) 77 0.2%
Other 243 0.5%
TOTAL 45,827
Turnout: 28% Diff (US): -10


1904 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 18,691 43.5%
Alton Parker (D) 23,702 55.2%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 43 0.1%
Silas Swallow (Proh) 287 0.7%
Other 224 0.5%
TOTAL 42,947
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): -13


1900 President, Washington-Arlington-Alexandria, DC-VA-MD-WV Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 29,636 44.7%
William J. Bryan (D) 35,889 54.2%
John Woolley (Proh) 399 0.6%
Eugene Debs (Soc) 38 0.1%
Other 290 0.4%
TOTAL 66,252
Turnout: 42% Diff (US): -7
* incumbent