Rhode Island


Newspapers

2004 Daily 5
Weekly 23
Total 28
2019 Daily 5
Weekly 22
Total 27
4% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 210,000
Weekly 220,000
Total 430,000
2019 Daily 100,000
Weekly 100,000
Total 200,000
54% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
1.1 million
Adult Population
850,000
Population Rank
43rd out of 50 (tied with Montana)
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Demographics

Median Age
40
Age Rank
9th oldest state of 50
Residents with Bachelor's Degree or Higher
33%
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Economics

Median Income
$58,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.)
Poverty Rate
13% (compared with 13% in U.S.)
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Filling the Void (Online News Organizations)

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

2016 Presidential Election Results
Clinton, 54%; Trump, 39%
Senators
2 Democrats
Representatives
2 Democrats
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
60%
State Senators
5 Republicans, 33 Democrats
State Representatives
9 Republicans, 66 Democrats
Gov. Gina Raimondo (D) ends her term Jan. 2023
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