Duncan's American Radio
Market-by-Market Ratings History 1975-2003
Jim Duncan's Amercian Radio Trilogy Volume I. Share, Cume, revenues, facilities, formats, station sales
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Market Ranks 1-302 and Year 2000 12+ Population
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1 New York, NY 15,345,000
2 Los Angeles, CA 10,902,400
3 Chicago, IL 7,784,400
4 San Francisco, CA 5,969,400
5 Dallas-Ft. Worth, TX 4,973,000
6 Houston-Galveston, TX 4,639,000
7 Philadelphia, PA 4,350,000
8 Atlanta, GA 4,267,500
9 Washington, DC 4,210,000
10 Boston, MA 3,874,600
11 Detroit, MI 3,866,500
12 Miami-Ft. Lauderdale. FL 3,538,400
13 Puerto Rico (no history) 3,328,500
14 Seattle-Tacoma, WA 3,328,100
15 Phoenix, AZ 3,173,200
16 Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN 2,683,000
17 San Diego, CA 2,515,100
18 Nassau-Suffolk (Long Island), NY 2,359,300
19 Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL 2,350,000
20 St. Louis, MO 2,308,400
21 Baltimore, MD 2,255,100
22 Denver-Boulder, CO 2,244,300
23 Portland, OR 2,049,600
24 Pittsburgh, PA 1,986,600
25 Charlotte, NC-SC 1,886,100
26 Riverside-San Bernardino, CA 1,829,200
27 Sacramento, CA 1,805,200
28 Cleveland, OH 1,782,400
29 Cincinnati, OH 1,751,400
30 San Antonio, TX 1,626,500
31 Salt Lake City, UT 1,621,900
32 Kansas City, MO-KS 1,592,800
33 Las Vegas, NV 1,541,900
34 Orlando, FL 1,479,900
35 San Jose, CA 1,465,400
36 Milwaukee-Racine, WI 1,431,300
37 Columbus, OH 1,427,000
38 Middlesex-Somerset-Union, NJ 1,378,800
39 Providence, RI 1,376,500
40 Indianapolis, IN 1,350,900
41 Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News, VA 1,327,700
42 Austin, TX 1,309,500
43 Raleigh-Durham, NC 1,230,300
44 Nashville, TN 1,182,900
45 Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point, NC 1,154,400
46 West Palm Beach-Boca Raton, FL 1,116,400
47 Jacksonville, FL 1,106,400
48 Oklahoma City, OK 1,091,300
49 Memphis, TN 1,072,800
50 Hartford-New Britain, CT 1,048,200
51 Monmouth-Ocean, NJ (no history) 1,020,500
52 Buffalo-Niagara Falls, NY 971,400
53 Louisville, KY 942,300
54 Rochester, NY 934,100
55 New Orleans, LA 929,300
56 Richmond, VA 924,700
57 Birmingham, AL 884,600
58 McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen, TX 856,100
59 Greenville-Spartanburg, SC 845,100
60 Dayton, OH 829,000
61 Tucson, AZ 824,400
62 Ft. Myers-Naples, FL 810,800
63 Albany-Schenectady-Troy, NY 781,600
64 Honolulu, HI 771,100
65 Tulsa, OK 744,600
66 Fresno, CA 734,600
67 Grand Rapids, MI 711,700
68 Allentown-Bethlehem, PA 698,700
69 Albuquerque, NM 691,300
70 Wilkes Barre-Scranton, PA 687,100
71 Knoxville, TN 658,600
72 Omaha-Council Bluffs, NE-IA 625,400
73 Sarasota-Bradenton, FL 616,200
74 Akron, OH 598,800
75 Wilmington, DE 592,900
76 El Paso, TX 592,700
77 Bakersfield, CA 584,100
78 Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle, PA 566,200
79 Stockton, CA  (no history) 561,400
80 Baton Rouge, LA 557,300
81 Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz, CA 556,900
82 Syracuse, NY 554,800
83 Gainesville-Ocala, FL  (no history) 541,600
84 Little Rock, AR 532,100
85 Daytona Beach, FL  (no history) 529,300
86 Springfield, MA 528,500
87 Charleston, SC 518,400
88 Toledo, OH 514,900
89 Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, NC 510,300
90 Columbia, SC 507,500
91 Des Moines, IA 506,100
92 Spokane, WA 502,600
93 Mobile, AL 487,600
94 Lakeland-Winter Haven, FL 485,800
95 Colorado Springs, CO 480,500
96 Ft. Pierce-Stuart-Vero Beach, FL  (no history) 479,100
97 Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa, FL (no history) 478,900
98 Wichita, KS 473,000
99 Madison, WI 471,500
100 Visalia-Tulare-Hanford, CA 463,900
101 Johnson City-Kingsport-
Bristol, TN-VA
459,800
102 Boise, ID 458,600
103 York, PA 454,000
104 Lafayette, LA 449,500
105 Lexington-Fayette, KY 445,700
106 Ft. Wayne, IN 432,700
107 Chattanooga, TN 429,500
108 Modesto, CA 427,800
109 Huntsville, AL 427,300
110 Augusta, GA 423,600
111 Morristown, NJ  (no history) 418,600
112 Worcester, MA 418,300
113 Lancaster, PA 418,000
114 New Haven, CT 417,100
115 Roanoke-Lynchburg, VA 415,200
116 Portsmouth-Dover-Rochester, NH 413,900
117 Oxnard-Ventura, CA 406,600
118 Santa Rosa, CA  (no history) 405,700
119 Youngstown-Warren, OH 402,200
120 Victor Valley, CA  (no history) 394,600
121 Jackson, MS 394,300
122 Bridgeport, CT 392,500
123 Ft. Collins-Greeley, CO  (no history) 388,200
124 Reno, NV 387,200
125 Lansing-East Lansing, MI 386,500
126 Pensacola, FL 380,400
127 Flint, MI 366,800
128 Canton, OH 350,000
129 Reading, PA  (no history) 347,000
130 Fayetteville, NC 344,900
131 Shreveport, LA 337,800
132 Saginaw-Bay City-Midland, MI 336,400
133 Palm Springs, CA  (no history) 332,900
134 Fayetteville (North West Arkansas), AR 331,000
135 Appleton-Oshkosh, WI 326,400
136 Corpus Christi, TX 321,100
137 Burlington-Plattsburgh, VT-NY  (no history) 319,100
138 Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX  (no history) 317,900
139 Newburgh-Middletown, NY (Mid Hudson Valley) 317,600
140 Springfield, MO 315,900
141 Atlantic City-Cape May, NJ 315,700
142 Trenton, NJ  (no history) 313,500
143 Salisbury-Ocean City, MD  (no history) 306,200
144 Quad Cities (Davenport-Rock Island-Moline), IA-IL 306,100
145 Tyler-Longview, TX  (no history) 301,400
146 Stamford-Norwalk, CT  (no history) 301,300
147 Flagstaff-Prescott, AZ  (no history) 299,100
148 Eugene-Springfield, OR 298,500
149 Ann Arbor, MI 297,800
150 Peoria, IL

297,200

151 Rockford, IL 296,500
152 Fredericksburg, VA  (no history) 296,400
153 Montgomery, AL 296,200
154 Biloxi-Gulfport-Pascagoula, MS  (no history) 293,400
155 Macon, GA 280,700
156 Killeen-Temple, TX  (no history) 275,400
157 Savannah, GA 272,200
158 Huntington-Ashland, WV-KY 269,100
159 Myrtle Beach, SC (no history) 268,500
160 Asheville, NC 262,100
161 Evansville, IN 258,200
162 Utica-Rome, NY 257,100
163 Poughkeepsie, NY (no history) 255,200
164 Tallahassee, FL 250,000
165 Wilmington, NC 249,900
166 Hagerstown-Chambersburg-Waynesboro, MD-PA 247,600
167 Portland, ME 239,800
168 Erie, PA 237,800
169 Concord (Lakes Region), NH  (no history) 237,700
170 Wausau-Stevens Point, WI (Central WI) 237,600
171 Anchorage, AK 233,400
172 San Luis Obispo, CA  (no history) 231,300
173 Ft. Smith, AR (no history) 228,900
174 Lincoln, NE 228,000
175 Wenatchee, WA (no history) 226,300
176 Morgantown-Clarksburg-Fairmont, WV 225,800
177 New London, CT (no history) 224,900
178 New Bedford-Fall River, MA (no history) 222,000
179 South Bend, IN (no history) 221,400
180 Merced, CA (no history) 217,900
181 Lebanon-Rutland-White River Junction, NH-VT 214,800
182 Binghamton, NY 214,200
183 Charleston, WV 212,100
184 Lubbock, TX 211,900
185 Columbus, GA 210,300
186 Odessa-Midland, TX (no history) 205,500
187 Green Bay, WI 204,300
188 Kalamazoo, MI 203,800
189 Tupelo, MS (no history) 201,600
190 Manchester, NH 199,800
191 Cape Cod, MA (no history) 199,100
192 Dothan, AL (no history) 198,500
193 Traverse City-Petoskey, MI (no history) 197,600
194 Topeka, KS 194,300
195 Amarillo, TX (no history) 193,900
196 Tri-Cities, WA (Richland-Kennewick-Pasco), WA 191,500
197 Danbury, CT (no history) 190,000
198 Chico, CA (no history) 189,800
198 Frederick, MD (no history) 189,400
200 Waco, TX 189,200
201 Yakima, WA 18,1008
202 Rocky Mount-Wilson, NC 187,700
203 Salina-Manhattan, KS 182,700
204 Laredo, TX 178,700
205 Bend, OR 176,000
206 Duluth-Superior, MN-WI 175,400
207 Bowling Green, KY 175,100
208 Santa Maria-Lompoc, CA 174,600
209 Medford-Ashland, OR 174,300
210 Terre Haute, IN 174,100
211 Clarksville-Hopkinsville, TN-KY 172,100
212 Cedar Rapids, IA 172,000
213 Santa Barbara, CA 171,100
214 Muncie-Marion, IN 168,700
215 Florence, SC 167,600
216 Hilton Head, SC 167,500
217 Sunbury-Selinsgrove-Lewisburg, PA 167,100
218 St. Cloud, MN 167,000
219 Olean, NY 165,700
220 Bangor, ME 163,300
220 Bangor, ME 163,300
220 Fargo-Moorhead, ND-MN 163,300
222 Winchester, VA 163,200
223 Las Cruces, NM 163,000
224 Alexandria, LA 161,400
225 Champaign, IL 161,300
226 Elmira-Corning, NY 159,400
227 Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS 158,900
228 Redding, CA 158,500
229 Ft. Walton Beach, FL 157,400
230 La Crosse, WI 156,600
231 Lake Charles, LA 153,600
232 Rochester, MN 152,900
233 Charlottesville, VA 152,600
234 Tuscaloosa, AL 147,600
235 Muskegon, MI 147,200
236 Twin Falls (Sun Valley), ID 145,700
237 Joplin, MO 143,000
238 Santa Fe, NM 142,700
239 Dubuque, IA 142,600
240 Panama City, FL 141,500
241 Marion-Carbondale (Southern IL), IL 140,500
242 Bloomington, IL 139,300
243 Bryan-College Station, TX 137,300
244 Eau Claire, WI 136,700
245 Pittsburg, KS (Southeast Kansas) 135,900
246 Lafayette, IN 135,600
247 Abilene, TX 132,700
248 LaSalle-Peru, IL 131,700
249 Sussex, NJ 131,600
250 Waterloo-Cedar Falls, IA 129,900
251 Pueblo, CO 129,700
252 Wheeling, WV 128,300
253 Lima, OH 127,800
254 Lufkin-Nacogdoches, TX 127,600
255 Columbia, MO 127,500
255 Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH 127,500
257 State College, PA 126,500
258 Monroe, LA 124,100
259 Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL 123,900
260 Billings, MT 119,900
261 Kalispell-Flathead Valley, MT 118,100
262 Hamptons-Riverhead, NY 117,700
263 Grand Junction, CO 117,000
264 Battle Creek, MI 115,300
265 Texarkana, TX-AR 115,200
266 Wichita Falls, TX 112,400
267 Grand Island-Kearney, NE 112,200
268 Montpelier-Barre-St. Johnsbury, VT 109,900
269 Altoona, PA 109,000
270 Augusta-Waterville, ME 106,800
271 Albany, GA 106,300
272 Valdosta, GA 106,200
273 Columbus-Starkville-West Point, MS 101,700
274 Elkins-Buckhannon-Weston, WV 101,600
274 Williamsport, PA 101,600
276 Mankato-New Ulm-St. Peter, MN 101,300
276 Sioux City, IA 101,300
278 Harrisonburg, VA 100,900
279 Rapid City, SD 99,900
280 Sheboygan, WI 99,200
281 Watertown, NY 95,300
282 Lewiston-Auburn, ME 93,200
283 Decatur, IL 91,600
284 Bluefield, WV 91,200
285 Ithaca, NY 90,400
286 Bismarck, ND 89,100
287 Lawton, OK 87,700
288 Cookeville, TN 87,500
289 Sebring, FL 87,000
290 San Angelo, TX 85,800
291 Hot Springs, AR 83,800
292 Grand Forks, ND-MN 83,600
293 Jackson, TN 81,400
294 Jonesboro, AR 75,300
295 Cheyenne, WY 72,800
296 Beckley, WV 69,100
297 Mason City, IA 68,200
298 Clovis, NM 66,300
299 Brunswick, GA 63,300
300 Meridian, MS 62,800
301 Casper, WY 60,700
302 Aspen, CO 57,800