Who are Trump supporters? Get the demographics here.

Which Social and Economic Trends Are Behind Trump’s Popularity?

Survey data collected throughout the 2016 presidential primary season reveal clear demographic trends among supporters of Donald Trump. They are composed of more men than women, skew older, have low levels of formal education, are at the lower ends of the economic stratum, and are predominantly white.

You can read more about the data behind these trends here in our in-depth coverage, but in this post, we take a close look at the social and economic trends that have changed American society since the 1960s, and consider how they worked together to create this particular political base that has come together in support of Trump.

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