Nielsen People Meter Markets

Categories: TV Ratings Reference

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November 6th, 2007

People MeterOf the 210 Designated Market Areas, the 56 markets listed below are measured by meter technology. Depending on the size of the market the technology used is either Local People Meter (LPM) or a combination of set meters and paper diaries.

Rank Designated Market Area (DMA) TV Homes
1 New York 7,391,940
2 Los Angeles 5,647,440
3 Chicago 3,469,110
4 Philadelphia 2,939,950
5 Dallas-Ft. Worth 2,435,600
6 San Francisco-Oak-San Jose 2,419,440
7 Boston (Manchester) 2,393,960
8 Atlanta 2,310,490
9 Washington, DC (Hagrstwn) 2,308,290
10 Houston 2,050,550
11 Detroit 1,925,460
12 Phoenix (Prescott) 1,802,550
13 Tampa-St. Pete (Sarasota) 1,783,910
14 Seattle-Tacoma 1,782,040
15 Minneapolis-St. Paul 1,706,740
16 Miami-Ft. Lauderdale 1,536,020
17 Cleveland-Akron (Canton) 1,533,710
18 Denver 1,477,280
19 Orlando-Daytona Bch-Melbrn 1,434,050
20 Sacramnto-Stkton-Modesto 1,391,790
21 St. Louis 1,244,370
22 Pittsburgh 1,158,210
23 Portland, OR 1,150,320
24 Baltimore 1,095,490
25 Charlotte 1,085,640
26 Indianapolis 1,072,090
27 San Diego 1,051,210
28 Raleigh-Durham (Fayetvlle) 1,039,890
29 Hartford & New Haven 1,007,490
30 Nashville 966,170
31 Kansas City 927,060
32 Columbus, OH 905,690
33 Cincinnati 904,340
34 Milwaukee 891,010
35 Salt Lake City 874,650
36 Greenvll-Spart-Ashevll-And 838,270
37 San Antonio 792,440
38 West Palm Beach-Ft. Pierce 775,340
40 Birmingham (Ann, Tusc) 730,430
42 Norfolk-Portsmth-Newpt Nws 717,440
43 Las Vegas 707,470
44 Albuquerque-Santa Fe 677,740
45 Oklahoma City 676,850
46 Greensboro-H.Point-W.Salem 671,980
47 Memphis 667,890
48 Louisville 657,180
49 Jacksonville 655,470
50 Buffalo 636,700
51 Austin 635,860
52 Providence-New Bedford 626,800
53 New Orleans 600,150
58 Knoxville 534,410
59 Richmond-Petersburg 526,760
60 Tulsa 519,820
62 Dayton 511,220
63 Ft. Myers-Naples 491,760

Estimates as of January 1, 2008 and used throughout the 2007-2008 television season
Effective September 22, 2007
Nielsen TV Data: ©2007 Nielsen Media Research, Inc. All Rights Reserved.

 
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