District of Columbia


Newspapers

2004 Daily 2
Weekly 11
Total 13
2019 Daily 2
Weekly 5
Total 7
46% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 810,000
Weekly 500,000
Total 1.3 million
2019 Daily 380,000
Weekly 230,000
Total 610,000
53% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
690,000 
Adult Population
570,000 
Population Rank
Not included in state rankings
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Demographics

Median Age
34
Age Rank
Not included in state rankings
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
55% 
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Economics

Median Income
$73,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.) 
Poverty Rate
19% (compared with 13% in U.S.) 
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Filling the Void

4 online news organizations cover Washington, D.C., as well as 16 ethnic media outlets in the form of newspapers, television, and radio, and 4 public broadcasting stations.
Source: UNC Database UNC Database

National Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results
Biden, 93%; Trump, 5.4%
2016 Presidential Election Results
Clinton, 91%; Trump, 4% 
Senators
0
Representatives
0
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
64%
State Senators
0
State Representatives
0
Mayor Muriel Bowser (D) ends her term Jan. 2023
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