Connecticut


Newspapers

2004 Daily 18
Weekly 102
Total 120
2019 Daily 18
Weekly 47
Total 65
46% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 670,000
Weekly 1.8 million
Total 2.5 million
2019 Daily 550,000
Weekly 690,000
Total 1.2 million
50% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
3.6 million  
Adult Population
2.8 million 
Population Rank
29th out of 50 
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Demographics

Median Age
41
Age Rank
6th oldest state of 50 
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
38% 
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Economics

Median Income
$72,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.) 
Poverty Rate
10% (compared with 13% in U.S.) 
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Filling the Void

20 online news organizations cover Connecticut, as well as 13 ethnic media outlets in the form of newspapers, websites, and television, and 5 public broadcasting stations.
Source: UNC Database UNC Database

National Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results
Biden, 59.3%; Trump, 39.2%
2016 Presidential Election Results
Clinton, 55%; Trump, 41% 
Senators
2 Democrats  
Representatives
5 Democrats  
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
64% 
State Senators
12 Republicans, 24 Democrats  
State Representatives
59 Republicans, 92 Democrats
Gov. Ned Lamont (D) ends his term Jan. 2023 
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