The Most Exclusive 2012 Election Donor Zip Codes
NEW YORK (TheStreet) -- Do you reside in an exclusive presidential-donor zip code?
If you live in Manhattan's Upper West Side, there's a good chance you've contributed to Barack Obama's re-election campaign, while those of you who live directly across Central Park in the Upper East Side probably have funded Mitt Romney's run.
|The Upper West Side heavily funds Obama's campaign.|
According to data compiled by opensecrets.org, the New York City zip code 10024 has donated $771,188 to Obama, beating out Chicago's 60614 zip, which has sent $636,161 to the president.
New York zip code 10021 has given $723,747 to Romney, while Palm Beach, Fla., zip 33480, came in at the second most donations at $639,947.
Romney's top zip code cash pile, 10021, also happens to be a major player for Obama as it ranks as his ninth-largest concentration of funds at $510,728. The only other zip code that demands a top 10 ranking for both campaigns is 10128, which is part of Manhattan's Upper East and Yorkville.
These are the remaining top 10 zip codes for Obama as listed by opensecrets.org: New York 10023 ($628,585), New York 10011 ($591,275), Washington D.C. 20008 ($559,363), Chevy Chase, Md. 20815 ($556,305), Chicago 60611 ($515,966) and Washington D.C. 20016 ($510,569).
These are the remaining top 10 zip codes for Romney as listed by opensecrets.org: Greenwich, Conn. 06830 ($614,900), Vero Beach, Fla. 32963 ($558,480), New York 10065 ($544,393), New York 10028 ($529,229), New York 10022 ($526,845), Greenwich, Conn. 06831 ($498,360) and New Canaan, Conn. 06840 ($496,300).
On a broader geographical scale, New York outweighs all other metropolitan areas as the strongest fundraising hub for Obama and Romney.
In order of top metro areas, Obama has collected the most cash from New York ($9.9 million), Washington D.C. ($8.4 million), Los Angeles/Long Beach ($6.7 million), Chicago ($6.3 million) and Boston ($5.1 million).