Voting Statistics
Statistic Verification
Source: U.S Census Bureau : Voting and Registration
Research Date: July 1st, 2015

Questions: How many people don't vote ? What demographic has the highest voter turnout rate? Percentage of Americans who don't vote ? Voter turnout statistics? What percent of the Hispanic population votes? Which state has the highest voter turnout?

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Voter Registration StatisticsData
Total number of Americans eligible to vote206,072,000
Total number of Americans registered to vote146,311,000
Total number of Americans who voted in the 2012 Presidential election131,144,000
Percent of Americans who voted in the 2012 Presidential election64 %
State with the highest voter turnout rate (Minnesota)75 %
State with the lowest voter turnout rate (Utah)53.1 %
Voter Registration by DemographicsPercent
Male69.1
Female72.8
White73.5
Black69.7
Asian55.3
Hispanic59.4
Age 18 to 2458.5
Age 25 to 3466.4
Age 35 to 4469.9
Age 45 to 5473.5
Age 55 to 6476.6
Age 65 to 7478.1
Age 75 or older76.6
Less than high school graduate50.5
High school graduate64.1
Some college75.3
Bachelor’s degree81.2
Advanced degree85.8
Income less than $20,00063.7
$20,000 to $29,99967.1
$30,000 to $39,99971.1
$40,000 to $49,99972.6
$50,000 to $74,99978.2
$75,000 to $99,99981.9
$100,000 and over79.6
Owns home74.5
Rents home60.1
Top Reasons Cited for Not Voting 
Too busy conflicting schedule17.5
Illness or disability14.9
Not interested13.4
Did not like candidates or campaign issues12.9
Other11.3
Out of town8.8
Don’t know7
Registration problems6
Inconvienient polling place2.7
Transportation problems2.6
Forgot2.6
Bad weather0.2

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