Colorado


Newspapers

2004 Daily 30
Weekly 114
Total 144
2019 Daily 28
Weekly 93
Total 121
16% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 1.7 million
Weekly 890,000
Total 2.6 million
2019 Daily 530,000
Weekly 610,000
Total 1.1 million
56% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
5.6 million  
Adult Population
4.3 million 
Population Rank
21st out of 50 (tied with Minnesota)  
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Demographics

Median Age
37
Age Rank
38th oldest state of 50 
Residents with bachelor's degree or higher
39% 
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Economics

Median Income
$63,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.) 
Poverty Rate
11% (compared with 13% in U.S.) 
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Filling the Void (Online News Organizations)

8 online news organizations cover Colorado, according to the LION database 
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National Politics

2016 Presidential Election Results
Clinton, 47%; Trump, 44% 
Senators
1 Republican, 1 Democrat 
Representatives
3 Republicans, 4 Democrats  
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
74% 
State Senators
16 Republicans, 19 Democrats
State Representatives
24 Republicans, 41 Democrats 
Gov. Jared Polis (D) ends his term Jan. 2023
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