The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around Palm Beach County. Darker red areas have almost entirely Republican voters, dark blue areas vote mostly for Democrats, and areas in lighter shades or in light purple are areas where the vote is usually split between parties.
Palm Beach County tends to be democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby counties, Palm Beach County has more democratic voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, Palm Beach County leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In Palm Beach County, 34.59% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in Palm Beach County women make up 51.52% of the population.
Older Americans tend to vote more conservatively. Members of the Boomer and Silent generations (born 1928-1964) more often vote for republicans while GenX, Millennials (born 1965-1996) and younger generations consistently support democrats. The median age in Palm Beach County is 44.7, which is older than the national median age of 38.1.
Is Palm Beach County a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in Palm Beach County, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 5% of the time.
Note: Federal, local, and state elections are weighed based on the recency of the election and the importance most voters assign to each seat.
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- Okeechobee County, FL: more conservative voters
- Miami-Dade County, FL: more liberal voters
- Hendry County, FL: more conservative voters
- Glades County, FL: more conservative voters
- Indian River County, FL: more conservative voters
- Highlands County, FL: more conservative voters
- Collier County, FL: more conservative voters
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- Bronx County, NY: more liberal voters
- Nassau County, NY: more conservative voters
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- Middlesex County, MA: more liberal voters
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- Orange County, FL: more liberal voters
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