Kentucky


Newspapers

2004 Daily 23
Weekly 136
Total 159
2018 Daily 22
Weekly 124
Total 146
8% decrease between 2004 and 2018
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 580,000
Weekly 1.1 million
Total 1.6 million
2018 Daily 360,000
Weekly 660,000
Total 1.0 million
37% decrease between 2004 and 2018
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
4.5 million
Adult Population
3.4 million
Population Rank
26th out of 50
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Demographics

Median Age
39
Age Rank
20th oldest state of 50 (tied with North Carolina)
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
23%
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Economics

Median Income
$45,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.)
Poverty Rate
19% (compared with 13% in U.S.)
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Filling the Void (Online News Organizations)

4 online news organizations cover Kentucky, according to the LION database
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National Politics

2016 Presidential Election Results
Trump, 63%; Clinton, 33%
Senators
2 Republicans
Representatives
5 Republicans, 1 Democrat
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
58%
State Senators
28 Republicans, 10 Democrats
State Representatives
61 Republicans, 39 Democrats
Gov. Matt Bevin (R) ends his term Dec. 2019
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