State-by-state information from the 2008 U.S. presidential election
A dataframe with 51 observations on the following 7 variables.
||Name of the state|
||Abbreviation for the state|
||Per capita income in the state as of 2007 (in dollars)|
||Percentage of adults with at least a high school education|
||Percentage of adults with at least a college education|
||Difference in %Democrat and %Republican (according to 2008 Gallup survey)|
This dataset contains information from all 50 states and the District of Columbia for the 2008 U.S. presidential election.
State income data from: Census Bureau Table 659. Personal Income Per Capita (in 2007)
High school data from: U.S. Census Bureau, 1990 Census of Population,
College data from: Census Bureau Table 225. Educational Attainment by State (in 2007)
% Democrat and %Republican: