Percentage of Adults Who Voted in the Last Presidential Election

Subpopulation Unweighted Frequency Weighted Percentage Standard Error Lower 95% Confidence
Limit
Upper 95% Confidence
Limit
TOTAL 7703 69.1 0.6 67.9 70.3
GENDER
Female 4638 71.2 0.8 69.6 72.8
Male 3065 66.9 1.0 65.1 68.8
AGE GROUP
18-24 years 225 40.3 2.3 35.8 44.9
25-34 years 530 53.2 1.8 49.7 56.8
35-44 years 791 66.5 1.6 63.3 69.7
45-54 years 1293 75.0 1.3 72.4 77.5
55-64 years 1949 82.5 0.9 80.6 84.3
65+ years 2915 86.5 0.7 85.0 87.9
ETHNICITY
Non-hispanic 7494 72.3 0.6 71.0 73.5
Hispanic 186 35.1 2.5 30.1 40.1
RACE
White only 7084 72.2 0.6 71.0 73.4
Black or African American only 300 71.6 3.3 65.2 78.0
Other race only 176 33.5 2.7 28.2 38.8
More than one race 100 57.9 5.1 47.9 67.9
EDUCATION
Less than high school 255 31.0 2.1 26.8 35.2
High school graduate or G.E.D 1861 58.7 1.2 56.4 61.1
Some college 2347 73.7 1.0 71.6 75.7
College graduate 3240 88.0 0.7 86.6 89.3
ANNUAL HOUSEHOLD INCOME
Less than $15,000 415 43.4 2.3 38.9 47.9
$15,000 to $24,999 996 56.0 1.7 52.7 59.2
$25,000 to $34,999 825 64.8 2.0 60.9 68.7
$35,000 to $49,999 1120 70.8 1.6 67.6 74.0
$50,000 or more 3420 83.3 0.8 81.7 84.8
EMPLOYMENT STATUS
Employed for wages/Self-employed 4020 69.5 0.8 67.9 71.1
Out of work 263 47.3 2.9 41.7 53.0
Homemaker/Student 502 57.7 2.3 53.2 62.2
Retired 2535 87.1 0.8 85.6 88.7
Unable to work 361 55.2 2.6 50.2 60.2
AVERAGE HOURS WORKED
None 2571 76.8 1.1 74.6 79.0
1 to less than 20 hours 473 68.0 2.9 62.4 73.6
20 hours to less than 40 hours 913 65.6 1.8 62.1 69.1
40 plus hours 2994 71.8 0.9 70.0 73.6
MARITAL STATUS
Married/member of an unmarried couple 4765 76.7 0.7 75.3 78.1
Divorced/Separated 1049 59.3 1.7 56.0 62.6
Widowed 1102 81.4 1.4 78.7 84.1
Never married 767 48.8 1.8 45.4 52.3
DISABILITY STATUS
Not living with a disability 5638 68.9 0.7 67.5 70.3
Living with a disability 2036 70.3 1.2 68.0 72.6
POPULATION DENSITY
Frontier 426 73.2 2.5 68.4 78.0
Rural 766 66.1 1.9 62.3 69.9
Densely-settled rural 1089 60.7 1.6 57.5 64.0
Semi-Urban 1230 67.3 1.5 64.3 70.2
Urban 4192 72.3 0.9 70.6 73.9
HEALTH INSURANCE STATUS
Uninsured 516 39.9 1.8 36.5 43.4
Insured 7172 74.8 0.6 73.5 76.0
DIABETES STATUS
No diabetes 6733 68.5 0.7 67.2 69.8
Have diabetes 963 74.8 1.6 71.6 78.0
CURRENT ASTHMA STATUS
No current asthma 7046 69.5 0.6 68.3 70.8
Current asthma 605 64.3 2.3 59.9 68.8
ARTHRITIS STATUS
No 5089 66.6 0.8 65.1 68.1
Yes 2580 77.2 1.0 75.3 79.1
MENTAL HEALTH INDICATOR
<14 days mental health NOT good 7088 70.9 0.7 69.7 72.2
14+ days mental health NOT good 536 54.9 2.1 50.7 59.1
SMOKING STATUS
Non-smoker 6682 73.4 0.7 72.1 74.7
Current smoker 990 51.5 1.5 48.5 54.5
WEIGHT CATEGORY
Normal or Underweight, BMI<25 2478 68.6 1.1 66.3 70.8
Overweight, 25<= BMI<30 2697 71.9 1.0 69.9 74.0
Obese, BMI>=30 2194 69.2 1.2 67.0 71.5
LEISURE TIME PHYSICAL ACTIVITY
No 1947 62.4 1.2 60.0 64.8
Yes 5744 71.6 0.7 70.2 73.1
VETERAN STATUS
Did not serve on active duty 6622 67.6 0.7 66.2 68.9
Served on active duty 1079 81.2 1.4 78.4 83.9

Numerator: Respondents who voted in the last presidential electon.
 
Denominator: Among all respondents, excluding unknowns and refusals.
 
On Questionnaire Split B