It’s a good time to be a conservative in America.
A very good time.
Republicans have control of the presidency, senate, and house of representatives. Additionally, most governors are Republican.
But most cities still continue to be holdouts to the conservative wave hitting the US. But most does not mean every — which let us wondering… what cities in America are harbingers of conservative thought?
What are the US cities that have the highest number of Republican voters?
Turns out Lubbock, TX is the most conservative city in America — not the biggest surprise that Texas cities top the list.
After analyzing every single city in America with a population greater than 200,000 — these are the 10 most conservative cities in the country:
- Lubbock, TX (Photos)
- Plano, TX (Photos)
- Tulsa, OK (Photos)
- Colorado Springs, CO (Photos)
- Oklahoma City, OK (Photos)
- Wichita, KS (Photos)
- Fort Wayne, IN (Photos)
- Bakersfield, CA (Photos)
- Arlington, TX (Photos)
- Fort Worth, TX (Photos)
If you’re wondering, Washington, DC is the most liberal city of all in America.
And to be clear, we didn’t form this list based on our own biases — we relied on the cold hard data. For more on how we ran the numbers, keep on reading. Then we’ll take a closer look at each of our top 10 most conservative cities in the good ole US of A.
How we determined the most conservative cities in America?
We started by making a list of every city in America over 200,000 people based on the 2016 American Community Survey (The most recent data). That left us with 112 big cities.
We then measured the voting record and census data to determine which cities lean the most rightward in their allegiances. Basically, what percentage of a city voted Republican in the 2012 election?
Next, we ranked each city from 1 to 112, and the winner, Lubbock, TX, is “The Most Conservative City in America”
Let’s go through these conservative places, shall we?
Population: 244,507Percent Conservative: 69.61%
Population: 279,088Percent Conservative: 65.02%
Population: 399,906Percent Conservative: 63.68%
4. Colorado Springs
Population: 448,759Percent Conservative: 58.91%
5. Oklahoma City
Population: 620,015Percent Conservative: 58.33%
Population: 388,033Percent Conservative: 58.23%
7. Fort Wayne
Population: 260,954Percent Conservative: 57.58%
Population: 367,555Percent Conservative: 57.17%
Population: 383,899Percent Conservative: 57.12%
10. Fort Worth
Population: 815,930Percent Conservative: 57.12%
Summing Up All The Conservative Gun Toters
Well there you have it, the big cities in America that have the highest number of conservative per capita, with Lubbock, TX ranking as the least liberal in the entire country.
If you’re curious, here are the most liberal cities in America:
- Washington, DC
- Baltimore, MD
- San Francisco, CA
For more reading, check out:
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- These Are The 10 Worst Small Towns In America
- These Are The 10 Worst Counties To Live In America