Editor’s Note: We updated this article for 2020. This is our fourth time ranking the most conservative cities in America.
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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 Lafayette, LA is the most conservative city in America — not the biggest surprise that cities top the list.
We analyzed every single city in America with a population greater than 100,000 — a total of 306.
The 10 Most Conservative Cities In America For 2020
This is the most wonderful place on Earth. It is near the Smoky Mountains, has lots of lakes, and is the home of the University of Tennessee. It’s easy to get around, the people are friendly, the food is good, and everything is wonderful.
Go to a University of Tennessee football game. Visit a Calhoun’s restaurant. Enjoy yourself!
I love Frisco, specifically Frisco Square, with its cozy vibe. It’s a small area, but it has great restaurants, a library, movie theater, and senior center to keep it alive. In the winter, the whole place is alive with lights that create a very picturesque scene.
The people and restaurants stand out. The people are nice wherever you go, and there is a diversity of delicious restaurants, whether you’re looking for casual or formal dining.
I love Chattanooga Tennessee. It’s such a amazing City. There’s so much to do and great places to eat. We love the Tennessee Aquarium. The city has a small-town feel. We enjoyed riding the transportation system in downtown. One of my favorite places to eat was sticky fingers barbecue. Unbelievably good food. When we go to Chattanooga I we stay in the Sheridan Hotel. It is a great place to stay.
Chattanooga is just a beautiful city. It is so close to the mountains. Awesome river bear by. A lot of attractions in the city. Lookout mountain is not too far off. Rock city is near by. Lots of hiking and camping nearby. It’s a great place to visit.
Population: 284,579 Percent Republican: 55.2% $ Republican Amount Per Capita: $102.32 # Republican Contributions Per Capita: 0.05 More on Plano:Photos | Data
As you can imagine, we’re going to see quite a few cities in the heart of Texas on this list. We begin our list of cities in Texas in the conservative, wealthy Dallas/Fort Worth suburb. This is home to football, churches and money. It’s very middle class, white, and suburban.
As a whole, Texas is the 10th most conservative state in America, although when you’re in most of the rural areas, you’d think you were in Ronald Reagan’s living room.
Collin County, where Plano is, overall, leans republican, and Plano proper is 55% conservative. This city of 270,000 is exploding population wise, but there are rumblings that this once very right leaning haven is getting more and more blue over time.
It will be interesting to see if that really happens.
Next, we ranked each city from 1 to 306 for each of the criteria where number one was the most conservative.
The winner, Lafayette, LA, is “The Most Conservative City in America For 2020”. You can download the data here.
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 Lafayette, LA ranking as the least liberal in the entire country.
If you’re curious, here are the most liberal cities in America:
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