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How Milwaukee neighborhoods voted in 2018

Everyone knows Milwaukee is an overwhelmingly Democratic city. In last November’s race for governor, Tony Evers defeated Scott Walker 78% to 20% within city limits. But this statistic alone obscures two other facts. First, Democratic support is not evenly spread across the city, and second, lots of Republican voters still live within city limits.

Turnout

Turnout also varied considerably. The lowest was 47% of registered voters in the Marquette neighborhood. That’s not particularly surprising given that most of the residents are students. The highest turnout (88%) came in the small, secluded neighborhood of Pigsville, which is tucked between Miller Park and Miller Valley. In general turnout was lower in poor neighborhoods and higher in the wealthier neighborhoods along the lakeshore to the east and the suburbs inland.

Turnout as a share of registered voters, November 2018

Figure 2: Turnout as a share of registered voters, November 2018

Results by neighborhood

Here’s a table with the election results for each neighborhood.

Neighborhood Evers Walker Total Reg Voters Evers minus Walker
Alcott Park 314 305 633 749 1.3
Alverno 262 120 390 543 36.2
Arlington Gardens 811 200 1029 1447 59.4
Arlington Heights 1512 23 1551 2511 96.0
Avenues West 2325 597 3022 5534 57.2
Baran Park 81 23 106 190 54.9
Bay View 7646 2105 9992 12226 55.5
Bluemound Heights 981 574 1604 2150 25.4
Borchert Field 930 13 956 1730 95.9
Bradley Estates 1210 267 1501 2137 62.8
Brewer’s Hill 1225 302 1559 2166 59.2
Brynwood 5 1 6 10 51.9
Buchel Park 15 3 19 24 64.4
Burnham Park 1306 289 1630 2516 62.4
Calumet Farms 922 258 1193 1654 55.6
Cambridge Heights 1033 220 1290 1822 63.0
Cannon Park 495 461 994 1473 3.5
Capitol Heights 2144 183 2358 3419 83.2
Castle Manor 856 515 1406 1861 24.2
Clarke Square 913 134 1075 1957 72.5
Clayton Crest 437 348 798 946 11.2
Clock Tower Acres 217 29 253 451 74.2
Cold Spring Park 736 67 818 1258 81.8
College Heights 206 185 396 488 5.3
Columbus Park 1471 166 1658 2405 78.7
Concordia 717 78 823 1500 77.7
Cooper Park 1239 626 1900 2518 32.3
Copernicus Park 225 208 442 567 3.8
Dineen Park 1388 150 1558 2300 79.4
Downer Woods 1678 553 2304 3280 48.8
Dretzka Park 31 7 39 56 60.0
Enderis Park 1270 417 1718 2268 49.7
Estabrook Park 119 14 134 205 77.9
Euclid Park 452 389 863 1090 7.3
Fair Park 287 195 498 710 18.5
Fairfield 640 50 701 1127 84.2
Fairview 876 714 1627 2043 10.0
Fernwood 1377 484 1908 2309 46.8
Florist Highlands 468 249 729 965 30.0
Forest Home Hills 613 120 752 1208 65.5
Franklin Heights 2339 39 2412 4113 95.4
Freedom Village 63 10 74 109 72.2
Garden Homes 857 19 887 1404 94.5
Golden Gate 262 77 342 457 54.0
Golden Valley 913 570 1515 1994 22.7
Goldman Park 392 343 747 938 6.5
Gra-Ram 497 420 934 1205 8.2
Graceland 857 134 1007 1478 71.8
Grantosa 572 216 805 1106 44.2
Granville Station 368 104 481 698 54.9
Granville Woods 2 0 3 4 72.2
Grasslyn Manor 2145 209 2376 3289 81.5
Green Moor 116 94 214 277 10.3
Grover Heights 104 4 110 179 91.4
Halyard Park 240 17 259 390 86.2
Hampton Heights 2318 192 2542 3935 83.6
Harambee 3449 151 3659 5958 90.1
Harbor View 156 35 197 303 61.3
Harder’s Oaks 97 45 144 201 36.2
Havenwoods 91 14 107 180 72.7
Hawley Farms 380 309 706 922 10.2
Hawthorne Glen 141 48 192 259 48.7
Haymarket 51 2 55 86 89.2
Heritage Heights 176 94 275 363 30.0
Highwood Estates 499 476 995 1202 2.3
Hillside 670 37 720 1127 87.9
Historic Mitchell Street 1457 190 1690 3140 75.0
Historic Third Ward 390 216 621 863 28.0
Holler Park 136 114 253 316 8.5
Honey Creek Manor 612 508 1146 1472 9.1
Honey Creek Parkway 304 272 589 769 5.4
Jackson Park 2202 1152 3437 4445 30.6
Johnson’s Woods 736 450 1228 1777 23.3
Juneau Town 1946 886 2909 4196 36.4
Kilbourn Town 869 270 1176 1759 50.9
King Park 585 88 695 1108 71.5
Kops Park 905 509 1452 1926 27.2
Land Bank 26 5 31 44 68.0
Layton Park 1385 347 1774 2463 58.5
Lenox Heights 548 111 673 939 65.0
Lincoln Creek 2473 115 2625 3968 89.8
Lincoln Park 1834 89 1949 2883 89.5
Lincoln Village 1458 304 1809 3041 63.8
Lindsay Park 1523 292 1839 2632 66.9
Little Menomonee Parkway 316 82 403 605 58.0
Long View 1002 137 1163 1696 74.4
Lower East Side 5440 1511 7137 10143 55.0
Lyons Park 296 234 543 705 11.4
Mack Acres 68 20 89 118 54.0
Maitland Park 307 296 614 778 1.8
Maple Tree 639 158 807 1166 59.6
Marquette 71 31 104 221 38.0
Martin Drive 539 94 647 904 68.9
Mc Govern Park 1029 78 1123 1744 84.7
Melody View 347 72 428 536 64.4
Menomonee River Hills 2275 546 2866 4300 60.3
Menomonee River Hills East 867 179 1067 1641 64.4
Menomonee River Parkway 192 41 238 331 63.6
Menomonee River Valley 5 1 6 11 77.5
Merrill Park 772 105 904 1478 73.8
Metcalfe Park 633 19 664 1123 92.5
Midtown 1680 72 1779 3077 90.4
Mill Valley 47 25 73 97 30.0
Miller Valley 307 44 358 541 73.3
Mitchell Field 90 65 157 190 16.1
Mitchell Park 89 15 106 193 69.7
Mitchell West 664 411 1099 1604 23.0
Morgan Heights 382 407 807 980 -3.0
Morgandale 2017 931 3005 4160 36.2
Mount Mary 616 406 1041 1339 20.2
Mount Olivet 43 22 67 92 31.0
Murray Hill 2591 493 3193 4677 65.7
Muskego Way 1398 281 1722 3152 64.8
Nash Park 791 293 1112 1515 44.8
National Park 570 103 691 1111 67.6
New Coeln 111 93 206 258 8.5
North Division 1879 37 1947 3439 94.6
North Granville 179 42 227 329 60.0
North Meadows 615 100 731 1186 70.4
Northpoint 1665 547 2273 3041 49.2
Northridge 494 146 646 981 53.8
Northridge Lakes 801 125 936 1381 72.2
Old North Milwaukee 3810 217 4092 6454 87.8
Park Knoll 403 214 628 831 30.0
Park Place 44 13 58 77 54.0
Park View 110 8 121 188 84.8
Park West 1521 27 1576 2843 94.8
Parkway Hills 224 47 274 423 64.7
Pheasant Run 458 164 626 908 47.0
Pollber Heights 239 44 287 414 68.0
Polonia 949 275 1254 1913 53.8
Red Oak Heights 140 132 280 344 2.8
Ridgeview 81 24 107 162 53.8
River Bend 306 243 560 715 11.3
Riverside Park 734 125 889 1309 68.5
Riverton Heights 305 83 392 554 56.4
Riverwest 5620 602 6363 8794 78.9
Rolling Green 398 347 767 1004 6.6
Roosevelt Grove 2024 59 2108 3158 93.2
Root Creek 399 324 740 958 10.3
Rufus King 2023 55 2101 3131 93.7
Saint Joseph 2195 161 2385 3657 85.2
Saveland Park 496 285 794 952 26.6
Servite Woods 278 51 333 481 68.0
Sherman Park 2039 88 2163 3524 90.2
Silver City 718 155 896 1497 62.9
Silver Spring 3052 334 3442 5797 79.0
Silver Swan 820 98 933 1503 77.3
Southgate 540 157 711 1052 53.8
Southpoint 565 278 859 1368 33.3
St. Amelian’s 463 174 653 889 44.2
Story Hill 689 260 976 1300 43.9
Sunset Heights 1596 191 1810 2618 77.7
The Valley / Pigsville 187 54 248 281 53.6
Thurston Woods 1238 147 1407 2161 77.5
Timmerman Airport 142 28 174 257 65.6
Timmerman West 1146 417 1613 2389 45.2
Tippecanoe 2074 1124 3289 4186 28.9
Town & Country Manor 866 164 1048 1540 67.0
Town Of Lake 1599 1050 2716 3453 20.2
Triangle 172 5 180 286 92.8
Triangle North 540 13 562 938 93.7
Tripoli Park 390 83 478 688 64.1
Upper East Side 1438 433 1912 2653 52.6
Uptown 1805 206 2051 3238 78.0
Valhalla 926 95 1044 1700 79.5
Valley Forge 27 10 39 50 43.5
Vogel Park 793 103 911 1366 75.7
Wahl Park 876 66 953 1541 85.0
Walker’s Point 1905 412 2393 3668 62.4
Walnut Hill 531 19 561 996 91.2
Washington Heights 2715 698 3473 4512 58.1
Washington Park 1102 51 1189 2047 88.4
Wedgewood 402 377 803 987 3.0
West View 395 367 779 948 3.6
Whispering Hills 228 36 266 392 72.2
White Manor 482 310 808 1038 21.3
Wick Field 310 89 407 514 54.4
Williamsburg 730 22 764 1217 92.7
Wilson Park 699 422 1138 1583 24.4
Woodland Court 234 198 445 588 8.2
Wyrick Park 580 84 675 989 73.6
Yankee Hill 1144 440 1632 2384 43.1