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934. Daily and Sunday Newspapers--Number and Circulation, by State

[Number of newspapers as of February 1 the following year. Circulation as of September 30 (60,687 represents 60,687,000). For English language newspapers only. California, New York, Massachusetts, and Virginia Sunday newspapers include national circulation]

 
1991 1992 1993 1994 1995 1996 1997 1998 1999
DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY DAILY SUNDAY
Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net Circulation1 Net
STATE FIPS code Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid Number Number paid
Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu- Net Per circu-
paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1 paid cap- lation 1
(1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000) (1,000) ita 2 (1,000)
 
  Total 00000 1,586 60,687 0.24 875 62,068 1,570 60,164 0.24 891 62,160 1,556 59,812 0.23 884 62,566 1,548 59,305 0.22 886 62,294 1,533 58,193 0.22 888 61,529 1,520 56,983 0.21 890 60,798 1,509 56,728 0.21 903 60,484 1,489 56,182 0.21 898 60,066 1,483 55,979 0.21 905 59,894
Alabama 01000 27 749 0.18 20 756 27 761 0.18 20 768 26 759 0.18 19 771 26 750 0.17 19 771 26 743 0.17 18 754 24 694 0.16 18 735 24 678 0.15 20 749 24 672 0.15 20 742 24 664 0.15 20 736
Alaska 02000 8 145 0.25 4 158 7 120 0.20 4 139 7 113 0.19 4 131 7 111 0.18 4 130 7 113 0.18 4 129 7 112 0.18 4 127 7 112 0.18 5 132 7 111 0.18 5 130 7 109 0.18 5 127
Arizona 04000 20 734 0.20 12 825 22 761 0.20 14 845 22 763 0.19 15 873 23 785 0.18 17 925 22 781 0.18 16 917 20 711 0.16 16 903 16 767 0.16 11 910 16 779 0.17 11 899 16 778 0.16 11 903
Arkansas 05000 31 421 0.18 16 481 31 476 0.20 16 530 32 482 0.20 16 529 31 464 0.19 16 511 31 478 0.19 16 530 31 476 0.19 15 523 31 473 0.18 18 532 30 473 0.19 16 523 30 473 0.19 16 530
California 06000 114 6,535 0.21 71 6,775 108 6,428 0.21 71 6,710 104 6,260 0.20 68 6,584 101 6,187 0.18 65 6,530 98 6,094 0.18 62 6,416 98 6,072 0.17 62 6,269 95 6,118 0.19 61 6,247 93 6,074 0.19 59 6,166 91 6,154 0.19 59 6,264
Colorado 08000 29 1,022 0.30 11 1,191 29 1,038 0.30 11 1,209 28 1,045 0.29 11 1,249 28 1,051 0.28 11 1,239 30 1,057 0.28 11 1,254 31 1,083 0.28 13 1,244 30 1,074 0.26 16 1,294 29 1,093 0.28 16 1,324 29 1,203 0.30 16 1,430
Connecticut 09000 20 839 0.26 11 835 19 824 0.25 11 840 19 825 0.25 11 835 19 822 0.24 12 844 18 794 0.23 11 831 18 779 0.23 12 872 18 769 0.23 12 851 18 764 0.23 12 843 17 746 0.23 13 836
Delaware 10000 2 144 0.21 2 173 3 154 0.22 2 176 3 155 0.22 2 181 3 151 0.21 2 182 3 150 0.21 2 184 3 149 0.20 2 173 2 147 0.19 2 171 2 143 0.19 2 176 2 142 0.19 2 171
District of Columbia 11000 2 887 1.49 2 1,239 2 894 1.53 2 1,211 2 903 1.56 2 1,204 2 905 1.48 2 1,206 2 895 1.47 2 1,193 2 890 1.47 2 1,184 2 877 1.64 2 1,161 2 860 1.64 2 1,137 2 861 1.66 2 1,136
Florida 12000 42 3,153 0.24 35 3,929 41 3,157 0.23 35 3,988 40 3,158 0.23 35 4,009 40 3,120 0.21 35 3,998 40 3,123 0.21 35 3,972 42 3,048 0.20 35 3,884 42 3,013 0.20 36 3,875 42 3,019 0.20 36 3,844 42 3,007 0.20 37 3,822
Georgia 13000 36 1,175 0.18 19 1,333 35 1,102 0.16 18 1,293 34 1,073 0.16 18 1,307 34 1,083 0.15 19 1,325 35 1,069 0.15 19 1,294 33 1,023 0.14 19 1,272 34 1,045 0.13 25 1,338 34 1,045 0.14 27 1,355 34 1,045 0.13 27 1,352
Hawaii 15000 6 240 0.21 5 261 6 244 0.21 5 262 6 241 0.21 5 260 6 241 0.19 5 261 6 239 0.19 5 261 6 230 0.18 5 256 6 226 0.18 5 258 6 224 0.19 5 257 6 222 0.19 5 255
Idaho 16000 12 249 0.24 8 228 12 217 0.20 10 267 12 219 0.20 8 236 12 220 0.20 8 237 12 225 0.20 8 241 12 221 0.20 8 238 12 219 0.17 8 237 12 219 0.18 8 234 12 215 0.17 8 236
Illinois 17000 70 2,618 0.23 27 2,744 69 2,601 0.22 28 2,760 68 2,566 0.22 28 2,742 68 2,525 0.21 28 2,696 68 2,487 0.21 31 2,665 68 2,458 0.21 30 2,585 68 2,390 0.20 31 2,546 68 2,393 0.20 30 2,533 68 2,347 0.19 30 2,502
Indiana 18000 73 1,495 0.27 22 1,369 73 1,497 0.26 22 1,377 73 1,498 0.26 22 1,372 73 1,478 0.26 22 1,355 71 1,452 0.25 21 1,344 70 1,408 0.25 21 1,338 70 1,366 0.23 21 1,299 69 1,337 0.23 21 1,291 68 1,319 0.22 22 1,279
Iowa 19000 37 712 0.26 10 728 37 703 0.25 10 723 39 704 0.25 10 722 38 693 0.25 10 713 38 677 0.25 12 711 38 662 0.24 11 687 38 649 0.22 11 667 38 647 0.23 12 656 38 637 0.22 12 646
Kansas 20000 47 526 0.21 17 482 47 518 0.21 17 478 47 510 0.20 16 463 47 502 0.19 16 459 47 491 0.19 15 449 47 471 0.18 15 431 47 464 0.18 15 425 46 452 0.17 15 413 46 447 0.17 15 405
Kentucky 21000 23 661 0.18 12 675 23 667 0.18 12 683 23 663 0.17 12 681 23 657 0.17 12 686 23 643 0.17 12 679 23 630 0.16 13 676 23 624 0.16 14 683 23 620 0.16 14 671 23 614 0.16 14 661
Louisiana 22000 26 733 0.17 22 893 25 753 0.18 21 893 25 746 0.17 20 860 25 751 0.17 20 862 26 750 0.17 21 849 26 738 0.16 21 833 26 734 0.16 21 827 26 734 0.17 21 820 26 745 0.17 21 825
Maine 23000 7 266 0.22 2 188 7 264 0.21 2 189 7 264 0.21 2 191 7 261 0.20 2 192 7 258 0.20 4 223 7 249 0.19 4 206 7 248 0.20 4 203 7 243 0.20 4 199 7 239 0.19 4 197
Maryland 24000 15 708 0.15 7 669 15 656 0.13 7 672 15 639 0.13 7 670 15 633 0.12 7 677 14 647 0.12 7 682 14 606 0.11 8 888 14 614 0.12 8 890 14 613 0.12 8 889 14 611 0.12 8 889
Massachusetts 25000 40 1,964 0.33 14 1,764 39 1,917 0.32 14 1,780 39 1,890 0.31 14 1,772 39 1,872 0.30 14 1,761 36 1,825 0.29 14 1,750 33 1,751 0.28 14 1,692 33 1,726 0.28 14 1,658 32 1,683 0.27 15 1,642 32 1,663 0.27 15 1,610
Michigan 26000 52 2,262 0.24 24 2,405 52 2,195 0.23 27 2,422 52 2,128 0.23 27 2,424 51 2,084 0.22 27 2,376 50 2,066 0.21 27 2,366 50 1,777 0.18 26 2,056 49 1,792 0.18 26 2,086 49 1,670 0.17 26 2,040 49 1,740 0.18 26 2,000
Minnesota 27000 25 954 0.22 14 1,212 25 957 0.21 14 1,184 25 954 0.21 14 1,197 25 943 0.20 14 1,189 25 922 0.20 14 1,185 25 914 0.19 14 1,167 25 901 0.19 14 1,153 25 848 0.18 14 1,154 25 855 0.18 14 1,154
Mississippi 28000 22 402 0.15 15 381 22 404 0.15 15 381 22 407 0.15 15 389 22 406 0.15 15 388 22 403 0.15 16 396 22 391 0.14 18 404 23 393 0.14 18 403 23 394 0.14 18 403 23 391 0.14 18 395
Missouri 29000 44 1,040 0.20 21 1,345 45 1,046 0.20 21 1,351 45 1,051 0.20 21 1,351 45 1,038 0.19 21 1,330 44 1,008 0.19 23 1,330 45 1,002 0.18 23 1,316 45 986 0.18 23 1,289 43 1,001 0.18 23 1,269 43 963 0.18 23 1,236
Montana 30000 11 189 0.23 7 195 11 191 0.23 7 202 11 193 0.23 7 202 11 196 0.23 7 202 11 196 0.23 7 202 11 193 0.22 7 199 11 188 0.20 7 196 11 192 0.22 7 194 11 186 0.21 7 190
Nebraska 31000 20 469 0.30 7 435 20 472 0.29 7 439 18 468 0.29 7 443 18 471 0.28 7 444 17 470 0.29 6 443 16 455 0.28 6 440 16 452 0.27 6 434 17 447 0.27 6 424 17 445 0.27 6 418
Nevada 32000 8 260 0.20 4 303 8 264 0.20 4 308 8 274 0.20 4 307 8 276 0.20 4 309 9 286 0.20 4 317 9 292 0.20 4 318 9 302 0.17 4 325 9 295 0.17 4 319 9 300 0.17 4 324
New Hampshire 33000 10 232 0.21 4 159 10 233 0.21 5 185 11 242 0.22 6 203 12 244 0.20 6 200 12 237 0.19 6 200 12 241 0.19 7 213 12 235 0.20 8 251 12 231 0.19 8 243 12 228 0.19 8 232
New Jersey 34000 21 1,628 0.21 17 1,934 21 1,616 0.21 17 1,936 21 1,598 0.20 17 1,916 21 1,567 0.19 17 1,888 20 1,481 0.18 16 1,776 19 1,452 0.18 16 1,737 19 1,422 0.17 16 1,718 19 1,409 0.17 16 1,703 19 1,383 0.17 16 1,684
New Mexico 35000 18 312 0.20 13 292 18 308 0.19 13 295 18 310 0.19 13 301 18 306 0.18 13 301 18 300 0.17 13 300 18 298 0.17 13 297 18 295 0.16 13 297 18 296 0.17 13 296 18 290 0.17 13 292
New York 36000 71 7,019 0.39 41 5,601 73 6,985 0.39 44 5,700 71 6,902 0.38 42 5,643 70 6,759 0.36 43 5,583 69 6,576 0.35 44 5,440 69 6,528 0.34 45 5,545 68 6,491 0.35 45 5,475 59 6,406 0.35 36 5,478 59 6,380 0.35 36 5,442
North Carolina 37000 50 1,416 0.21 36 1,467 49 1,411 0.21 36 1,496 49 1,404 0.20 37 1,510 49 1,403 0.19 37 1,520 50 1,395 0.19 38 1,518 47 1,361 0.18 35 1,487 47 1,362 0.17 36 1,500 47 1,365 0.18 37 1,501 47 1,349 0.18 38 1,494
North Dakota 38000 10 186 0.29 7 187 10 187 0.29 7 190 10 186 0.29 7 190 10 184 0.29 7 188 10 181 0.28 7 185 10 179 0.28 7 184 10 177 0.27 7 181 10 172 0.27 7 178 10 171 0.27 7 176
Ohio 39000 86 2,722 0.25 35 2,894 84 2,711 0.25 37 2,940 84 2,694 0.24 36 2,912 84 2,665 0.24 36 2,892 84 2,621 0.24 37 2,878 84 2,571 0.23 38 2,823 84 2,528 0.22 38 2,776 84 2,502 0.22 38 2,741 84 2,462 0.22 41 2,744
Oklahoma 40000 48 744 0.23 42 888 47 665 0.21 42 875 46 699 0.22 41 873 45 690 0.21 40 862 46 696 0.21 39 858 44 667 0.20 37 825 44 671 0.20 37 813 44 665 0.20 38 808 43 645 0.19 36 792
Oregon 41000 19 676 0.23 10 710 19 688 0.23 10 716 19 684 0.23 10 717 19 685 0.22 10 701 19 683 0.22 10 716 19 688 0.22 10 715 19 690 0.21 10 711 19 693 0.21 11 732 19 687 0.21 10 720
Pennsylvania 42000 89 3,182 0.27 30 3,219 89 3,007 0.25 32 2,840 89 3,070 0.26 37 3,321 88 3,081 0.25 38 3,335 87 2,978 0.24 40 3,331 87 2,880 0.24 41 3,280 86 2,869 0.23 41 3,258 85 2,838 0.24 40 3,243 85 2,773 0.23 40 3,185
Rhode Island 44000 6 285 0.28 3 307 6 282 0.28 3 309 6 276 0.28 3 307 6 275 0.26 3 305 6 262 0.25 3 295 6 243 0.23 3 279 6 237 0.24 3 273 6 232 0.23 3 269 6 229 0.23 3 268
South Carolina 45000 16 638 0.18 14 739 16 667 0.19 14 750 16 667 0.18 14 754 16 664 0.17 14 766 15 639 0.17 14 758 15 634 0.16 14 751 15 634 0.16 14 750 15 635 0.17 14 748 15 627 0.16 14 738
South Dakota 46000 11 169 0.24 4 138 11 169 0.24 4 139 11 170 0.24 4 142 11 170 0.24 4 140 11 167 0.24 4 139 11 163 0.23 4 136 11 161 0.21 4 134 11 159 0.22 4 135 11 159 0.22 4 136
Tennessee 47000 27 891 0.18 17 1,090 27 910 0.18 17 1,107 27 915 0.18 16 1,108 27 920 0.18 16 1,114 27 906 0.17 16 1,107 27 889 0.17 16 1,085 27 888 0.16 16 1,077 25 871 0.16 16 1,049 25 858 0.16 17 1,049
Texas 48000 96 3,254 0.19 88 4,229 93 3,181 0.18 87 4,199 92 3,217 0.18 86 4,270 91 3,179 0.17 85 4,241 89 2,986 0.16 85 4,040 89 2,962 0.15 85 3,997 88 2,965 0.15 85 4,000 88 2,947 0.15 85 3,953 87 2,936 0.15 84 3,933
Utah 49000 6 290 0.16 6 329 6 298 0.16 6 339 6 305 0.16 6 348 6 314 0.17 6 359 6 317 0.17 6 361 6 318 0.16 6 362 6 322 0.15 6 365 6 316 0.15 6 359 6 327 0.15 6 368
Vermont 50000 8 129 0.23 3 103 8 129 0.23 3 105 8 129 0.22 3 105 8 130 0.21 3 106 8 129 0.21 3 106 8 128 0.21 3 104 8 126 0.21 3 102 8 126 0.21 3 102 8 125 0.21 3 99
Virginia 51000 31 2,540 0.40 15 970 30 2,607 0.41 16 981 28 2,577 0.40 15 1,001 28 2,545 0.38 15 1,008 28 2,603 0.39 15 1,010 28 2,668 0.39 15 1,156 28 2,692 0.39 15 1,142 28 2,690 0.40 17 1,185 28 2,692 0.39 18 1,203
Washington 53000 25 1,187 0.24 16 1,230 24 1,202 0.23 16 1,285 24 1,199 0.23 16 1,290 24 1,200 0.23 16 1,290 24 1,204 0.23 16 1,286 24 1,184 0.22 16 1,280 24 1,181 0.20 16 1,275 24 1,166 0.20 16 1,257 24 1,140 0.20 18 1,283
West Virginia 54000 23 425 0.24 11 406 23 426 0.24 11 414 23 419 0.23 11 408 23 412 0.23 11 403 22 396 0.22 11 402 22 385 0.22 11 386 22 381 0.20 11 381 22 372 0.21 12 382 22 365 0.20 12 375
Wisconsin 55000 36 1,116 0.23 18 1,133 36 1,109 0.22 20 1,209 36 1,108 0.22 20 1,220 36 1,147 0.22 21 1,224 35 1,006 0.20 18 1,190 35 971 0.19 18 1,172 35 965 0.18 17 1,101 35 962 0.18 17 1,092 35 946 0.18 17 1,087
Wyoming 56000 10 94 0.21 4 74 10 93 0.20 4 71 9 93 0.20 4 70 9 90 0.19 4 68 9 89 0.19 4 66 9 89 0.18 4 67 9 89 0.18 4 65 9 87 0.18 4 65 9 87 0.18 4 65



1 Circulation figures based on the principal community served by a newspaper which is not necessarily the same location as the publisher's office.
2 Per capita based on estimated resident population as of July 1.

Source: Editor & Publisher Co., New York, NY, Editor & Publisher International Year Book, annual (copyright).

http://www.editorandpublisher.com/



https://allcountries.org/uscensus/934_daily_and_sunday_newspapers_number_and.html

These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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