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Nielsen TV Market Rankings

RankDesignated Market Area (DMA)TV Homes
1New York7,452,620
2Los Angeles5,735,230
3Chicago3,471,560
4Philadelphia2,997,360
5Dallas-Ft. Worth2,962,520
6San Francisco-Oak-San Jose2,653,270
7Atlanta2,648,970
8Houston2,569,900
9Washington, DC (Hagrstwn)2,565,580
10Boston (Manchester)2,489,620
11Phoenix (Prescott)2,158,240
12Seattle-Tacoma2,098,800
13Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota)2,035,250
14Minneapolis-St. Paul1,887,390
15Detroit1,862,620
16Denver1,798,440
17Orlando-Daytona Bch-Melbrn1,731,360
18Miami-Ft. Lauderdale1,693,450
19Cleveland-Akron (Canton)1,511,970
20Sacramnto-Stkton-Modesto1,459,260
21Portland, OR1,315,470
22Charlotte1,290,660
23St. Louis1,239,210
24Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle)1,237,230
25Indianapolis1,182,500
26Pittsburgh1,166,130
27San Diego1,132,300
28Baltimore1,129,830
29Nashville1,102,340
30Salt Lake City1,100,260
31San Antonio1,031,180
32Hartford & New Haven1,002,710
33Columbus, OH999,300
34Kansas City986,160
35Greenvll-Spart-Ashevll-And940,000
36Cincinnati925,900
37Milwaukee921,920
38Austin912,400
39West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce870,720
40Las Vegas833,510
41Grand Rapids- Kalmzoo-B.Crk781,080
42Harrisburg-Lncstr-Leb-York772,810
43Jacksonville756,960
44Oklahoma City755,340
45Birmingham (Ann and Tusc)730,440
46Norfolk-Portsmth- Newpt Nws725,580
47Greensboro-H.Point-W.Salem717,110
48Albuquerque-Santa Fe716,800
49Louisville696,070
50New Orleans663,520
51Memphis619,610
52Providence-New Bedford619,140
53Buffalo612,780
54Ft. Myers-Naples608,640
55Fresno-Visalia607,200
56Richmond-Petersburg585,030
57Mobile-Pensacola (Ft Walt)584,290
58Wilkes Barre- Scranton-Hztn571,470
59Little Rock-Pine Bluff562,060
60Albany-Schenectady-Troy556,730
61Tulsa552,980
62Knoxville535,230
63Lexington499,880
64Tucson (Sierra Vista)479,780
65Dayton476,790
66Spokane470,210
67Honolulu464,090
68Des Moines-Ames457,040
69Green Bay- Appleton455,560
70Wichita-Hutchinson Plus447,710
71Roanoke- Lynchburg446,270
72Omaha439,530
73Flint-Saginaw-Bay City439,380
74Springfield, MO432,370
75Charleston- Huntington426,980
76Columbia, SC421,760
77Rochester, NY412,190
78Portland-Auburn409,560
79Huntsville-Decatur (Flor)409,200
80Toledo408,590
81Madison408,570
82Colorado Springs-Pueblo386,620
83Waco-Temple-Bryan383,820
84Paducah-Cape Girard-Harsbg382,300
85Harlingen-Wslco-Brnsvl-McA380,530
86Shreveport375,420
87Syracuse373,320
88Chattanooga373,120
89Charleston, SC369,800
90Champaign&Sprngfld-Decatur365,240
91Savannah364,630
92Cedar Rapids- Wtrlo-IWC&Dub357,480
93El Paso (Las Cruces)343,530
94Baton Rouge335,670
95Ft. Smith-Fay-Sprngdl-Rgrs327,930
96Burlington-Plattsburgh326,000
97Jackson, MS323,800
98South Bend-Elkhart320,050
99Myrtle Beach- Florence314,030
100Tri-Cities, TN-VA312,560
101Boise311,270
102Greenville-N.Bern- Washngtn308,190
103Davenport-R.Island-Moline298,580
104Reno293,750
105Lincoln & Hastings- Krny287,510
106Evansville285,880
107Johnstown- Altoona-St Colge282,430
108Tallahassee- Thomasville281,680
109Sioux Falls(Mitchell)277,210
110Tyler-Longview(Lfkn&Ncgd)276,520
111Ft. Wayne273,680
112Augusta-Aiken271,640
113Eugene263,100
114Fargo262,440
115Lansing262,310
116Springfield-Holyoke257,110
117Yakima-Pasco- Rchlnd-Knnwck256,130
118Traverse City- Cadillac253,730
119Youngstown249,300
120Macon243,340
121SantaBarbra-SanMar-SanLuOb242,220
122Lafayette, LA237,720
123Peoria- Bloomington235,550
124Monterey-Salinas234,150
125Bakersfield232,010
126Montgomery- Selma228,760
127Columbus, GA (Opelika, AL)221,700
128Wilmington219,160
129La Crosse-Eau Claire217,880
130Corpus Christi210,160
131Amarillo190,340
132Chico-Redding189,580
133Columbus-Tupelo-W Pnt-Hstn184,570
134Medford-Klamath Falls182,510
135Columbia-Jefferson City181,120
136Wausau-Rhinelander180,920
137Salisbury174,080
138Odessa-Midland173,210
139Rockford172,720
140Duluth-Superior171,400
141Minot-Bsmrck-Dcknsn(Wlstn)171,030
142Topeka170,640
143Monroe-El Dorado169,140
144Beaumont-Port Arthur168,210
145Lubbock167,660
146Palm Springs167,650
147Anchorage158,570
148Sioux City155,090
149Wichita Falls & Lawton153,870
150Rochestr-Mason City-Austin149,660
151Erie148,830
152Joplin-Pittsburg146,870
153Panama City145,260
154Albany, GA142,860
155Bangor141,120
156Terre Haute137,190
157Biloxi-Gulfport137,020
158Idaho Fals- Pocatllo(Jcksn)136,150
159Sherman-Ada135,390
160Gainesville135,120
161Missoula128,570
162Binghamton127,800
163Wheeling- Steubenville127,010
164Bluefield-Beckley- Oak Hill123,020
165Abilene- Sweetwater116,310
166Yuma-El Centro116,250
167Billings114,850
168Hattiesburg-Laurel108,610
169Rapid City105,510
170Clarksburg-Weston103,610
171Utica102,000
172Dothan100,840
173Lake Charles100,340
174Quincy-Hannibal-Keokuk99,840
175Jackson, TN97,320
176Harrisonburg97,020
177Charlottesville94,530
178Elmira (Corning)92,150
179Bowling Green87,660
180Watertown85,670
181Alexandria, LA85,620
182Jonesboro84,400
183Marquette84,030
184Bend, OR79,710
185Butte-Bozeman79,650
186Laredo77,640
187Grand Junction- Montrose74,740
188Lafayette, IN74,690
189Twin Falls69,610
190Lima67,390
191Meridian64,050
192Great Falls64,020
193Eureka61,330
194Parkersburg60,750
195Cheyenne- Scottsbluff60,470
196Greenwood- Greenville58,830
197San Angelo58,000
198Casper-Riverton55,770
199Mankato54,290
200Ottumwa-Kirksville46,870
201St. Joseph45,070
202Fairbanks36,800
203Zanesville33,580
204Victoria33,490
205Helena31,090
206Presque Isle27,140
207Juneau26,160
208Alpena16,450
209North Platte14,630
210Glendive3,900

NSI Total U.S.  120,927,290

Source:  The Nielsen Company