Kansas


Newspapers

2004 Daily 46
Weekly 156
Total 202
2019 Daily 28
Weekly 146
Total 174
14% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 430,000
Weekly 490,000
Total 920,000
2019 Daily 260,000
Weekly 330,000
Total 590,000
36% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
2.9 million
Adult Population
2.2 million
Population Rank
35th out of 50
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Demographics

Median Age
37
Age Rank
39th oldest state of 50 (tied with Georgia and Louisiana)
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
32%
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Economics

Median Income
$54,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.)
Poverty Rate
12% (compared with 13% in U.S.)
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Filling the Void (Online News Organizations)

1 online news organization covers Kansas, according to the LION database
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National Politics

2016 Presidential Election Results
Trump, 57%; Clinton, 36%
Senators
2 Republicans
Representatives
3 Republicans, 1 Democrat
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
58%
State Senators
31 Republicans, 9 Democrats
State Representatives
85 Republicans, 40 Democrats
Gov. Laura Kelly (D) ends her term Jan. 2023
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