List of newspapers in the United States by circulation

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This is a list of the top 100 newspapers in the United States by daily circulation.[1] These figures are mainly compiled by the Audit Bureau of Circulations. Some newspapers whose circulation figures are under dispute do not appear on this list.

Newspaper City State Daily Circulation Owner
1 USA Today McLean Virginia 2,293,310 Gannett Company
2 The Wall Street Journal New York New York 2,011,999 News Corporation
3 The New York Times New York New York 1,000,655 The New York Times Company
4 Los Angeles Times Los Angeles California 739,147 Tribune Company
5 Daily News New York New York 632,595 Daily News
6 New York Post New York New York 625,421 News Corporation
7 The Washington Post Washington District of Columbia 622,714 The Washington Post Company
8 Chicago Tribune Chicago Illinois 516,032 Tribune Company
9 Houston Chronicle Houston Texas 448,271 Hearst Corporation
10 The Arizona Republic Phoenix Arizona 413,332 Gannett Company
11 Newsday Long Island New York 377,517 Cablevision
12 San Francisco Chronicle San Francisco California 339,430 Hearst Corporation
13 The Dallas Morning News Dallas Texas 338,933 A. H. Belo Corportation
14 The Boston Globe Boston Massachusetts 323,983 The New York Times Company
15 Star Tribune Minneapolis Minnesota 322,360 Avista Capital Partners
16 The Star-Ledger Newark New Jersey 316,280 Advance Publications
17 Chicago Sun-Times Chicago Illinois 313,176 Sun-Times Media Group
18 The Plain Dealer Cleveland Ohio 305,529 Advance Publications
19 The Philadelphia Inquirer Philadelphia Pennsylvania 300,674 Philadelphia Media Holdings
20 Detroit Free Press Detroit Michigan 298,243 Gannett Company
21 The Oregonian Portland Oregon 283,321 Advance Publications
22 The Atlanta Journal-Constitution Atlanta Georgia 274,999 Cox Enterprises
23 The San Diego Union-Tribune San Diego California 269,819 Copley Press
24 St. Petersburg Times St. Petersburg Florida 268,935 Times Publishing Company
25 The Sacramento Bee Sacramento California 253,249 The McClatchy Company
26 The Indianapolis Star Indianapolis Indiana 244,796 Gannett Company
27 St. Louis Post-Dispatch St. Louis Missouri 240,796 Lee Enterprises
28 The Kansas City Star Kansas City Missouri 239,358 The McClatchy Company
29 The Orange County Register Orange County California 236,270 Freedom Communications
30 San Jose Mercury News San Jose California 224,199 MediaNews Group
31 The Sun Baltimore Maryland 218,923 Tribune Company
32 Milwaukee Journal Sentinel Milwaukee Wisconsin 212,156 Journal Communications
33 Miami Herald Miami Florida 210,884 The McClatchy Company
34 The Denver Post Denver Colorado 210,585 MediaNews Group
35 Rocky Mountain News Denver Colorado 210,281 E. W. Scripps Company
36 San Antonio Express-News San Antonio Texas 206,933 Hearst Corporation
37 Orlando Sentinel Orlando Florida 206,363 Tribune Company
38 Pittsburgh Post-Gazette Pittsburgh Pennsylvania 203,588 Block Communications
39 The Seattle Times Seattle Washington 198,741 The Seattle Times Company
40 The Columbus Dispatch Columbus Ohio 195,317 Dispatch Printing Company
41 Fort Worth Star-Telegram Fort Worth Texas 194,257 The McClatchy Company
42 The Charlotte Observer Charlotte North Carolina 193,577 The McClatchy Company
43 The Cincinnati Enquirer Cincinnati Ohio 193,326 Gannett Company
44 The Courier-Journal Louisville Kentucky 192,896 Gannett Company
45 The Tampa Tribune Tampa Florida 187,689 Media General
46 St. Paul Pioneer Press St. Paul Minnesota 184,973 MediaNews Group
47 South Florida Sun-Sentinel Fort Lauderdale Florida 183,562 Tribune Company
48 Contra Costa Times Walnut Creek California 180,605 MediaNews Group
49 The Oklahoman Oklahoma City Oklahoma 179,703 Oklahoma Publishing Company
50 The Detroit News Detroit Michigan 178,280 MediaNews Group
51 Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Little Rock Arkansas 176,275 WEHCO Media
52 The Buffalo News Buffalo New York 175,984 Berkshire Hathaway
53 The Times-Picayune New Orleans Louisiana 175,530 Advance Publications
54 The Virginian-Pilot Norfolk Virginia 174,573 Landmark Communications
55 Omaha World-Herald Omaha Nebraska 169,722 Omaha World Herald Company
56 Boston Herald Boston Massachusetts 167,506 Herald Media
57 Las Vegas Review-Journal Las Vegas Nevada 165,010 Stephens Media
58 The Hartford Courant Hartford Connecticut 164,338 Tribune Company
59 Richmond Times-Dispatch Richmond Virginia 160,886 Media General
60 News & Observer Raleigh North Carolina 158,573 The McClatchy Company
61 Investor's Business Daily Los Angeles California 156,882 Investor's Business Daily
62 The Record Hackensack New Jersey 163,329 North Jersey Media Group
63 Austin American-Statesman Austin Texas 151,520 Cox Enterprises
68 The Tennessean Nashville Tennessee 149,686 Gannett Company
65 The Press-Enterprise Riverside California 149,608 A. H. Belo Corportation
66 The Commercial Appeal Memphis Tennessee 147,598 E. W. Scripps Company
67 Pittsburgh Tribune-Review Greensburg Pennsylvania 146,520 Tribune-Review Publishing Co.
68 Democrat and Chronicle Rochester New York 141,812 Gannett Company
69 Fresno Bee Fresno California 139,649 The McClatchy Company
70 Daily Herald Arlington Heights Illinois 138,186 Paddock Publications
80 The Des Moines Register Des Moines Iowa 135,056 Gannett Company
72 The Palm Beach Post West Palm Beach Florida 134,350 Cox Enterprises
73 Asbury Park Press Neptune New Jersey 133,241 Gannett Company
74 The Honolulu Advertiser Honolulu Hawaii 132,894 Gannett Company
75 The Providence Journal Providence Rhode Island 131,620 A. H. Belo Corportation
76 The Birmingham News Birmingham Alabama 131,133 Advance Publications
77 Los Angeles Daily News Los Angeles California 129,647 MediaNews Group
78 The Florida Times-Union Jacksonville Florida 127,661 Morris Publishing Group
79 Grand Rapids Press Grand Rapids Michigan 123,893 Advance Publications
80 The Salt Lake Tribune Utah Utah 119,976 MediaNews Group
81 Seattle Post-Intelligencer Seattle Washington 117,572 Hearst Corporation
82 The Blade Toledo Ohio 115,058 Block Communications
83 Knoxville News Sentinel Knoxville Tennessee 112,132 E. W. Scripps Company
84 Dayton Daily News Dayton Ohio 111,855 Cox Enterprises
85 Akron Beacon Journal Akron Ohio 110,999 Black Press
86 Tulsa World Tulsa Oklahoma 110,467 World Publishing Company
87 The Post-Standard Syracuse New York 107,272 Advance Publications
88 The News Tribune Tacoma Washington 106,335 The McClatchy Company
89 Albuquerque Journal Albuquerque New Mexico 102,266 Journal Publishing Company
90 The News Journal Wilmington Delaware 102,171 Gannett Company
91 The Morning Call Allentown Pennsylvania 101,432 Tribune Company
92 La Opinión Los Angeles California 100,462 ImpreMedia
93 Lexington Herald-Leader Lexington Kentucky 100,185 The McClatchy Company
94 The Journal News White Plains New York 99,971 Gannett Company
95 Philadelphia Daily News Philadelphia Pennsylvania 97,694 Philadelphia Media Holdings
96 Wisconsin State Journal Madison Wisconsin 97,012 Capital Newspapers
97 The Gazette Colorado Springs Colorado 96,515 Freedom Communications
98 The State Columbia South Carolina 95743 The McClatchy Company
99 The Post and Courier Charleston South Carolina 95,514 Evening Post Publishing Company
100 Arizona Daily Star Tucson Arizona 94,055 Lee Enterprises

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