The next time someone tells you about how the people who elected trump represent half of the country, remember this information (collected from U.S. Census data and final election results).
Based on an estimated U.S. population of 322,762,018 for 2016, Trump voters accounted for:
- 19.5% of the U.S. population
- 27.2% of eligible voters
- 31.5% of registered voters
(Breakdowns follow and please feel free to check my math.)