63 of people who earn more than 200k per year vote for republicans while 63 of people who earn less than 15k per year vote for democrats. Two thirds of house republicans hold districts where the median income lags below.
Between 1987 and the late 1990s republicans and democrats polled as equally religious.
Income demographics by political party. This is actually a change from data in 1992 when 52 of this voting demographic preferred the dnc. Nearly three fifths of house democrats hold seats where the median income exceeds the national level of 55 322. The only age demographic that democrats do not win when there is a clear preference is for a political party is in the 69 age group also known as the silent generation.
New census bureau data shows median household income trends for 2015 fell along political lines. Interestingly the median household income in the united states is 49 777 right near the point where the democratic advantage disappears and the republicans take over. Conversely the gop trump party represents 34 of the higher income half down from 43 ten years ago.
When all the house districts are ranked by median income the gop now represents 58 of the lower income half of that group up from 39 of lower income districts a decade ago. A gender gap in partisan affiliation and leaning is seen across racial and ethnic groups. According to the exit polls about 53 percent of voters with an.
About half of democrats express satisfaction with their personal financial situation compared with 61 percent of republicans and 52 percent of independents. The gulf between the party identification. While family income went up in every state last year families in democratic states earn more than.
Among asians identification with the democratic party has remained relatively stable over this period. Democrats have seen a significant decrease in their level of religious participation while republican numbers have remained consistent. The share of asian voters who say they are political independents has risen steadily since 1998 reflecting a more general trend among all voters.
They found that demographic data such as. This graph shows the percentage of votes of the 2016 presidential elections in the united states on november 9 2016 by income. 64 of americans believe that labor unions are necessary to protect working people but only 43 of gop identified votes view labor unions in a favorable way.
No other factor he says explains the education gap as well not economic anxiety ideology income. This may or may not be true on a policy level but it certainly does not translate into demographic data.