Maryland


Newspapers

2004 Daily 12
Weekly 98
Total 110
2019 Daily 8
Weekly 45
Total 53
52% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 520,000
Weekly 2.1 million
Total 2.6 million
2019 Daily 240,000
Weekly 720,000
Total 970,000
63% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
6.1 million
Adult Population
4.7 million
Population Rank
18th out of 50 (tied with Missouri)
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Demographics

Median Age
39
Age Rank
23rd oldest state of 50
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
38%
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Economics

Median Income
$76,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.)
Poverty Rate
10% (compared with 13% in U.S.)
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Filling the Void

12 online news organizations cover Maryland, as well as 9 ethnic media outlets in the form of newspapers, television, and radio, and 8 public broadcasting stations.
Source: UNC Database UNC Database

National Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results
Biden, 65.8%; Trump, 32.4%
2016 Presidential Election Results
Clinton, 61%; Trump, 35%
Senators
2 Democrats
Representatives
1 Republican, 7 Democrats
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
67%
State Senators
32 Republicans, 14 Democrats
State Delegates
43 Republicans, 98 Democrats
Gov. Larry Hogan (R) ends his term Jan. 2023
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