The map below shows the political leanings of people in and around San Antonio. 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.
San Antonio tends to be slightly democratic based on voting results in recent elections. Compared to other nearby cities, San Antonio has more republican voters. Compared to the nation as a whole, San Antonio leans more democratic.
Highly educated populations with bachelor’s degrees or higher tend to vote for more liberal candidates. In the San Antonio metro area, 27.33% of all adults have earned a bachelor’s degree or higher. Educated women are far less likely to vote for conservatives, and in San Antonio women make up 50.57% 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 San Antonio is 35.7, which is younger than the national median age of 38.1.
Is San Antonio a political battleground? Across all types of political contests in San Antonio, including state, local and presidential elections, races come within five percentage points 26% 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.
- Balcones Heights, TX: more liberal voters
- Olmos Park, TX: more conservative voters
- Castle Hills, TX: more liberal voters
- Alamo Heights, TX: more conservative voters
- San Antonio, TX: politically similar voters
- Leon Valley, TX: more liberal voters
- Terrell Hills, TX: more conservative voters
- Shavano Park, TX: more conservative voters
- Hill Country Village, TX: more conservative voters
- Lackland AFB, TX: more liberal voters
Cities with Similar Populations
- Milwaukee, WI: more liberal voters
- New York, NY: more liberal voters
- Providence, RI: more liberal voters
- Philadelphia, PA: more liberal voters
- Nashville, TN: more conservative voters
- Virginia Beach, VA: more liberal voters
- Columbus, OH: more liberal voters
- Jacksonville, FL: more conservative voters
- Bronx, NY: more liberal voters
- Phoenix, AZ: more conservative voters
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