Texas


Newspapers

2004 Daily 86
Weekly 548
Total 634
2019 Daily 72
Weekly 368
Total 440
31% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 2.6 million
Weekly 3.9 million
Total 6.5 million
2019 Daily 1.5 million
Weekly 2.2 million
Total 3.7 million
43% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
28 million
Adult Population
21 million
Population Rank
2nd out of 50
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Demographics

Median Age
35
Age Rank
48th oldest state of 50
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
28%
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Economics

Median Income
$55,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.)
Poverty Rate
16% (compared with 13% in U.S.)
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Filling the Void

20 online news organizations cover Texas as well as 96 ethnic media outlets in the form of newspapers, websites, and podcasts, and 38 public broadcasting stations.
Source: UNC Database

National Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results
Trump, 52.1%; Biden, 46.5%
2016 Presidential Election Results
Trump, 52%; Clinton, 43%
Senators
2 Republicans
Representatives
23 Republicans, 13 Democrats
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
53%
State Senators
19 Republicans, 12 Democrats
State Representatives
83 Republicans, 67 Democrats
Gov. Greg Abbott (R) ends his term Jan. 2023
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