Utah


Newspapers

2004 Daily 6
Weekly 43
Total 49
2019 Daily 6
Weekly 26
Total 32
35% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Newspaper Circulation

2004 Daily 330,000
Weekly 300,000
Total 630,000
2019 Daily 180,000
Weekly 170,000
Total 350,000
45% decrease between 2004 and 2019
Source UNC Database

Population

Total Population
3.1 million
Adult Population
2.2 million
Population Rank
30th out of 50 (tied with Iowa)
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Demographics

Median Age
31
Age Rank
Youngest state of 50
Residents With Bachelor's Degree or Higher
32%
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Economics

Median Income
$63,000 (compared with $55,000 for U.S.)
Poverty Rate
10% (compared with 13% in U.S.)
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Filling the Void

1 online news organizations cover Utah as well as 5 ethnic media outlets in the form of newspapers, websites, and podcasts, and 9 public broadcasting stations.
Source: UNC Database

National Politics

2020 Presidential Election Results
Trump, 58.2%; Biden, 37.7%
2016 Presidential Election Results
Trump, 45%; Clinton, 27%
Senators
2 Republicans
Representatives
3 Republicans, 1 Democrat
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State Politics

2016 Voter Turnout
61%
State Senators
23 Republicans, 6 Democrats
State Representatives
58 Republicans, 17 Democrats
Gov. Spencer Cox (R) ends his term Jan. 2025
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