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Wilmington, NC Metro Area


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2022 population: 300,658   ( 45,774 from 2010)
Land area: 1063.5 square miles
Population density: 282.7 persons per square mile

2022 Census data
White:231,756 77.08% 19.3%
Black:36,86312.26% 4.7%
Indian:1,2130.40% 17.2%
Asian:4,1261.37% 53.0%
2+ races:6,1642.05% 55.9%
Hispanic:20,5366.83% 47.6%
Total non-White:68,90222.92% 13.5%

2020-2022 ComponentsNumberRate
Births:6,207 10.9
Deaths:7,11212.4
Net Migration: 15,08726.4
Net Immigration: 4800.8
Change in White population:37,557 14.7
Change in Non-White pop.:8,217 3.2



Historical Presidential Election Results for Wilmington, NC Metro Area



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YearTurnout WinnerRunner-Up OtherTotal Votes Diff
(US)
PUSV
2020 70% Donald Trump* (R) 85,287 51.4% Joe Biden (D) 77,861 46.9% 2,851 [+] 1.7% 165,999 5 0.10%
2016 63% Donald Trump (R) 72,983 52.2% Hillary Clinton (D) 60,333 43.2% 6,474 [+] 4.6% 139,790 6 0.10%
2012 61% Mitt Romney (R) 68,002 53.1% Barack Obama* (D) 58,300 45.5% 1,853 [+] 1.4% 128,155 6 0.10%
2008 64% John McCain (R) 64,162 51.6% Barack Obama (D) 59,052 47.5% 1,200 [+] 1.0% 124,414 6 0.09%
2004 56% George W. Bush* (R) 55,388 56.3% John Kerry (D) 42,571 43.3% 373 [+] 0.4% 98,332 6 0.08%
2000 51% George W. Bush (R) 44,164 54.9% Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 35,707 44.4% 602 [+] 0.7% 80,473 7 0.08%
1996 47% Robert Dole (R) 33,427 50.1% Bill Clinton* (D) 28,248 42.3% 5,034 [+] 7.5% 66,709 9 0.07%
1992 52% George Bush* (R) 29,195 45.2% Bill Clinton (D) 26,116 40.4% 9,273 [+] 14.4% 64,584 8 0.06%
1988 44% George Bush (R) 28,733 59.1% Michael Dukakis (D) 19,778 40.7% 125 [+] 0.3% 48,636 6 0.05%
1984 46% Ronald Reagan* (R) 28,850 62.8% Walter Mondale (D) 16,945 36.9% 110 0.2% 45,905 4 0.05%
1980 44% Ronald Reagan (R) 20,261 50.9% Jimmy Carter* (D) 18,052 45.4% 1,467 [+] 3.7% 39,780 0 0.05%
1976 45% Jimmy Carter (D) 18,926 54.0% Gerald Ford* (R) 15,750 44.9% 364 [+] 1.0% 35,040 -3 0.04%
1972 43% Richard Nixon* (R) 22,387 73.5% George McGovern (D) 7,309 24.0% 748 [+] 2.5% 30,444 13 0.04%
1968 59% George Wallace (AIP) 12,011 36.7% Richard Nixon (R) 11,027 33.7% 9,692 [+] 29.6% 32,730 -10 0.04%
1964 56% Lyndon Johnson* (D) 15,789 52.8% Barry Goldwater (R) 14,101 47.2% 0 0.0% 29,890 9 0.04%
1960 53% John Kennedy (D) 15,926 59.0% Richard Nixon (R) 11,049 41.0% 0 0.0% 26,975 -9 0.04%
1956 47% Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,443 54.3% Dwight Eisenhower* (R) 10,479 45.7% 0 0.0% 22,922 -12 0.04%
1952 49% Adlai Stevenson (D) 12,359 54.1% Dwight Eisenhower (R) 10,482 45.9% 0 0.0% 22,841 -9 0.04%
1948 32% Harry Truman* (D) 6,698 50.2% Thomas Dewey (R) 3,466 26.0% 3,167 [+] 23.8% 13,331 -19 0.03%
1944 38% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,208 77.4% Thomas Dewey (R) 3,270 22.6% 0 0.0% 14,478 -23 0.03%
1940 37% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,849 84.8% Wendell Willkie (R) 1,940 15.2% 0 0.0% 12,789 -30 0.03%
1936 38% Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,758 85.6% Alf Landon (R) 1,639 14.4% 0 0.0% 11,397 -22 0.02%
1932 34% Franklin Roosevelt (D) 8,023 81.2% Herbert Hoover* (R) 1,700 17.2% 152 [+] 1.5% 9,875 -22 0.02%
1928 34% Herbert Hoover (R) 5,548 59.6% Al Smith (D) 3,758 40.4% 0 0.0% 9,306 1 0.03%
1924 29% John Davis (D) 5,910 76.0% Calvin Coolidge (R) 1,443 18.6% 422 [+] 5.4% 7,775 -35 0.03%
1920 27% James Cox (D) 5,682 80.1% Warren Harding (R) 1,411 19.9% 0 0.0% 7,093 -40 0.03%
1916 18% Woodrow Wilson* (D) 3,325 78.8% Charles Evans Hughes (R) 892 21.2% 0 0.0% 4,217 -25 0.02%
1912 16% Woodrow Wilson (D) 2,988 84.8% Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 375 10.6% 159 [+] 4.5% 3,522 -19 0.02%
1908 18% William J. Bryan (D) 2,787 75.9% William Taft (R) 884 24.1% 0 0.0% 3,671 -28 0.02%
1904 13% Alton Parker (D) 2,157 89.3% Theodore Roosevelt (R) 259 10.7% 0 0.0% 2,416 -46 0.02%
1900 23% William J. Bryan (D) 3,384 84.7% William McKinley* (R) 603 15.1% 7 [+] 0.2% 3,994 -37 0.03%
* incumbent         PSV: percent of state vote



2020 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Joe Biden (D) 77,861 46.9%
Donald Trump* (R) 85,287 51.4%
Jo Jorgensen (Lbt) 1,850 1.1%
Other 1,001 0.6%
TOTAL 165,999
Turnout: 70% Diff (US): 5


2016 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Hillary Clinton (D) 60,333 43.2%
Donald Trump (R) 72,983 52.2%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 4,632 3.3%
Jill Stein (Grn) 501 0.4%
Other 1,341 1.0%
TOTAL 139,790
Turnout: 63% Diff (US): 6


2012 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama* (D) 58,300 45.5%
Mitt Romney (R) 68,002 53.1%
Gary Johnson (Lbt) 1,477 1.2%
Other 376 0.3%
TOTAL 128,155
Turnout: 61% Diff (US): 6


2008 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Barack Obama (D) 59,052 47.5%
John McCain (R) 64,162 51.6%
Bob Barr (Lbt) 720 0.6%
Other 480 0.4%
TOTAL 124,414
Turnout: 64% Diff (US): 6


2004 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush* (R) 55,388 56.3%
John Kerry (D) 42,571 43.3%
Other 373 0.4%
TOTAL 98,332
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 6


2000 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George W. Bush (R) 44,164 54.9%
Albert Gore, Jr. (D) 35,707 44.4%
Pat Buchanan (Ref) 188 0.2%
Other 414 0.5%
TOTAL 80,473
Turnout: 51% Diff (US): 7


1996 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton* (D) 28,248 42.3%
Robert Dole (R) 33,427 50.1%
Ross Perot (Ref) 4,560 6.8%
Harry Browne (Lbt) 352 0.5%
Other 122 0.2%
TOTAL 66,709
Turnout: 47% Diff (US): 9


1992 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Bill Clinton (D) 26,116 40.4%
George Bush* (R) 29,195 45.2%
Ross Perot (I) 9,126 14.1%
Other 147 0.2%
TOTAL 64,584
Turnout: 52% Diff (US): 8


1988 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
George Bush (R) 28,733 59.1%
Michael Dukakis (D) 19,778 40.7%
Other 125 0.3%
TOTAL 48,636
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 6


1984 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan* (R) 28,850 62.8%
Walter Mondale (D) 16,945 36.9%
Other 110 0.2%
TOTAL 45,905
Turnout: 46% Diff (US): 4


1980 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Ronald Reagan (R) 20,261 50.9%
Jimmy Carter* (D) 18,052 45.4%
John Anderson (I) 1,217 3.1%
Edward Clark (Lbt) 208 0.5%
Other 42 0.1%
TOTAL 39,780
Turnout: 44% Diff (US): 0


1976 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Jimmy Carter (D) 18,926 54.0%
Gerald Ford* (R) 15,750 44.9%
Other 364 1.0%
TOTAL 35,040
Turnout: 45% Diff (US): -3


1972 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon* (R) 22,387 73.5%
George McGovern (D) 7,309 24.0%
John Schmitz (Amer) 748 2.5%
TOTAL 30,444
Turnout: 43% Diff (US): 13


1968 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Richard Nixon (R) 11,027 33.7%
Hubert Humphrey (D) 9,692 29.6%
George Wallace (AIP) 12,011 36.7%
TOTAL 32,730
Turnout: 59% Diff (US): -10


1964 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Lyndon Johnson* (D) 15,789 52.8%
Barry Goldwater (R) 14,101 47.2%
TOTAL 29,890
Turnout: 56% Diff (US): 9


1960 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
John Kennedy (D) 15,926 59.0%
Richard Nixon (R) 11,049 41.0%
TOTAL 26,975
Turnout: 53% Diff (US): -9


1948 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Harry Truman* (D) 6,698 50.2%
Thomas Dewey (R) 3,466 26.0%
Strom Thurmond (StsRts) 3,070 23.0%
Henry Wallace (Prog) 97 0.7%
TOTAL 13,331
Turnout: 32% Diff (US): -19


1944 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 11,208 77.4%
Thomas Dewey (R) 3,270 22.6%
TOTAL 14,478
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): -23


1940 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 10,849 84.8%
Wendell Willkie (R) 1,940 15.2%
TOTAL 12,789
Turnout: 37% Diff (US): -30


1936 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt* (D) 9,758 85.6%
Alf Landon (R) 1,639 14.4%
TOTAL 11,397
Turnout: 38% Diff (US): -22


1932 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Franklin Roosevelt (D) 8,023 81.2%
Herbert Hoover* (R) 1,700 17.2%
Norman Thomas (Soc) 152 1.5%
TOTAL 9,875
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): -22


1928 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Herbert Hoover (R) 5,548 59.6%
Al Smith (D) 3,758 40.4%
TOTAL 9,306
Turnout: 34% Diff (US): 1


1924 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Calvin Coolidge (R) 1,443 18.6%
John Davis (D) 5,910 76.0%
Robert LaFollette (Prog) 422 5.4%
TOTAL 7,775
Turnout: 29% Diff (US): -35


1920 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Warren Harding (R) 1,411 19.9%
James Cox (D) 5,682 80.1%
TOTAL 7,093
Turnout: 27% Diff (US): -40


1916 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson* (D) 3,325 78.8%
Charles Evans Hughes (R) 892 21.2%
TOTAL 4,217
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -25


1912 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Woodrow Wilson (D) 2,988 84.8%
Theodore Roosevelt (Prog) 375 10.6%
William Taft* (R) 159 4.5%
TOTAL 3,522
Turnout: 16% Diff (US): -19


1908 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William Taft (R) 884 24.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 2,787 75.9%
TOTAL 3,671
Turnout: 18% Diff (US): -28


1904 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
Theodore Roosevelt (R) 259 10.7%
Alton Parker (D) 2,157 89.3%
TOTAL 2,416
Turnout: 13% Diff (US): -46


1900 President, Wilmington, NC Metro Area
CandidateVotesPct
William McKinley* (R) 603 15.1%
William J. Bryan (D) 3,384 84.7%
Other 7 0.2%
TOTAL 3,994
Turnout: 23% Diff (US): -37
* incumbent