Arbitron Market Ranks for 2001


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Arbitron Fall 2001 Population Estimates

Key to the letters next to the market rank:
CM = Continuous Measurement markets
C = Condensed markets
S = Standard markets


Fall 2001 Rank
Market Name
2001 Metro
12+Population

1

CM

New York

15,281,600

2

CM

Los Angeles

10,304,900

3

CM

Chicago

7,477,700

4

CM

San Francisco

5,811,300

5

CM

Dallas-Ft. Worth

4,298,800

6

CM

Philadelphia

4,222,400

7

CM

Washington, DC

3,885,300

8

CM

Boston

3,871,700

9

CM

Houston-Galveston

3,860,600

10

CM

Detroit

3,838,600

11

CM

Atlanta

3,529,900

12

CM

Miami-Ft. Lauderdale-Hollywood

3,386,200

13

CM

Puerto Rico

3,179,800

14

CM

Seattle-Tacoma

3,013,200

15

CM

Phoenix

2,646,800

16

CM

Minneapolis-St. Paul

2,453,700

17

CM

San Diego

2,377,500

18

CM

Nassau-Suffolk (Long Island)

2,360,500

19

CM

St. Louis

2,155,200

20

CM

Baltimore

2,152,400

21

CM

Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater

2,110,500

22

CM

Denver-Boulder

2,036,300

23

CM

Pittsburgh

2,005,100

24

CM

Portland, OR

1,841,900

25

CM

Cleveland

1,792,900

26

CM

Cincinnati

1,639,400

27

CM

Sacramento

1,541,000

28

CM

Riverside-San Bernardino

1,505,900

29

CM

Kansas City

1,470,100

30

CM

San Jose

1,431,700

31

CM

San Antonio

1,420,000

32

CM

Milwaukee-Racine

1,393,800

33

CM

Middlesex-Somerset-Union

1,361,900

34

CM

Salt Lake City-Ogden-Provo

1,355,600

35

CM

Providence-Warwick-Pawtucket

1,342,300

36

CM

Columbus, OH

1,334,800

37

CM

Charlotte-Gastonia-Rock Hill

1,298,800

38

CM

Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News

1,241,500

39

CM

Orlando

1,239,500

40

CM

Indianapolis

1,236,900

41

CM

Las Vegas

1,218,300

42

CM

Greensboro-Winston-Salem-High Point

1,090,700

43

CM

Austin

1,071,800

44

CM

Nashville

1,053,500

45

CM

New Orleans

1,051,500

46

CM

Raleigh-Durham

1,047,100

47

CM

West Palm Beach-Boca Raton

1,013,200

48

CM

Memphis

1,006,700

49

CM

Hartford-New Britain-Middletown

993,800

50

CM

Buffalo-Niagara Falls

976,500

51

S

Monmouth-Ocean

973,200

52

CM

Jacksonville

948,400

53

CM

Rochester, NY

911,700

54

CM

Oklahoma City

904,000

55

CM

Louisville

895,500

56

CM

Richmond

847,800

57

CM

Birmingham

836,500

58

CM

Dayton

825,400

59

CM

Westchester

797,800

60

CM

Greenville-Spartanburg, SC

783,200

61

CM

Albany-Schenectady-Troy

738,000

62

CM

Honolulu

730,400

63

S

McAllen-Brownsville-Harlingen

727,600

64

CM

Tucson

722,600

65

CM

Tulsa

704,700

66

CM

Grand Rapids

666,000

67

CM

Wilkes Barre-Scranton

652,100

68

CM

Fresno

636,600

69

CM

Allentown-Bethlehem

631,700

70

S

Ft. Myers-Naples-Marco Island

624,200

71

CM

Knoxville

598,300

72

CM

Albuquerque

590,700

73

CM

Akron

586,200

74

CM

Omaha-Council Bluffs

571,200

75

S

Wilmington, DE

551,400

76

CM

Monterey-Salinas-Santa Cruz

546,800

77

CM

El Paso

545,200

78

CM

Harrisburg-Lebanon-Carlisle

537,200

79

CM

Syracuse

534,800

79

S

Sarasota-Bradenton

534,800

81

CM

Toledo

509,900

82

CM

Springfield, MA

509,600

83

CM

Baton Rouge

493,200

84

CM

Greenville-New Bern-Jacksonville, NC

490,300

85

CM

Little Rock

489,900

86

S

Gainesville-Ocala

459,700

87

S

Stockton

459,000

88

CM

Columbia, SC

458,900

89

CM

Des Moines

453,800

90

CM

Bakersfield

453,100

91

CM

Mobile

450,500

92

CM

Wichita

449,900

93

CM

Charleston, SC

446,500

94

CM

Spokane

444,900

95

S

Daytona Beach

441,000

96

CM

Colorado Springs

431,800

97

CM

Madison

429,300

98

CM

Johnson City-Kingsport-Bristol

419,200

99

S

Lakeland-Winter Haven

416,000

100

S

Melbourne-Titusville-Cocoa

414,900

101

S

Ft. Wayne

413,400

102

S

Lexington-Fayette

412,600

103

S

Lafayette, LA

411,300

104

S

New Haven

410,600

105

C

Morristown, NJ

409,000

106

CM

Chattanooga

406,900

107

CM

York

404,300

108

S

Youngstown-Warren

403,000

109

S

Roanoke-Lynchburg

399,600

110

S

Bridgeport

398,200

111

S

Visalia-Tulare-Hanford

394,700

112

S

Augusta, GA

394,100

113

S

Lancaster

392,100

114

S

Santa Rosa

390,200

115

S

Oxnard-Ventura

386,900

116

CM

Huntsville

385,400

117

S

Ft. Pierce-Stuart-Vero Beach

382,800

118

S

Worcester

381,500

119

S

Portsmouth-Dover-Rochester

372,300

120

CM

Lansing-East Lansing

372,000

121

S

Boise

366,600

122

CM

Jackson, MS

365,200

123

S

Modesto

360,800

124

S

Flint

357,600

125

S

Pensacola

350,600

126

S

Fayetteville, NC

345,900

127

S

Reno

342,500

128

S

Canton

341,200

129

S

Saginaw-Bay City-Midland

331,700

129

C

Ft. Collins-Greeley, CO

331,700

131

C

Reading, PA

319,800

132

CM

Shreveport

319,000

133

C

Beaumont-Port Arthur, TX

317,400

134

S

Corpus Christi

306,800

135

S

Atlantic City-Cape May

303,900

136

C

Biloxi-Gulfport-Pascagoula, MS

302,000

137

C

Trenton, NJ

300,700

138

C

Stamford-Norwalk, CT

300,000

139

S

Appleton-Oshkosh

298,600

140

S

Quad Cities (Davenport-Rock Island-Moline)

296,900

141

S

Burlington-Plattsburgh

295,600

142

S

Peoria

289,500

143

C

Newburgh-Middletown, NY (Mid Hudson Valley)

281,300

144

S

Springfield, MO

280,300

145

S

Ann Arbor

279,300

146

C

Tyler-Longview, TX

278,800

147

S

Montgomery

277,800

148

S

Eugene-Springfield

275,600

149

C

Fayetteville (North West Arkansas)

272,300

150

S

Salisbury-Ocean City

271,600

151

S

Huntington-Ashland

267,800

152

S

Rockford

267,700

153

S

Macon

260,000

154

C

Killeen-Temple, TX

253,100

155

S

Evansville

248,100

156

S

Utica-Rome

247,700

157

C

Flagstaff-Prescott, AZ

245,600

158

C

Palm Springs, CA

244,100

159

S

Savannah

242,600

160

C

Poughkeepsie, NY

238,100

161

S

Erie

232,800

162

S

Portland, ME

226,600

163

S

Tallahassee

226,000

164

CM

Fredericksburg, VA

226,000

165

C

New Bedford-Fall River, MA

223,600

166

C

Hagerstown-Chambersburg-Waynesboro, MD-PA

222,800

167

S

South Bend

222,200

168

C

Wausau-Stevens Point, WI (Central WI)

221,500

169

C

Myrtle Beach, SC

219,900

170

C

New London, CT

216,000

171

C

Ft. Smith, AR

215,000

172

S

Charleston, WV

213,500

173

C

San Luis Obispo, CA

213,000

174

S

Lincoln

212,700

175

S

Binghamton

209,300

176

S

Anchorage

207,900

177

S

Wilmington, NC

207,600

178

S

Columbus, GA

204,000

179

S

Kalamazoo

200,300

180

S

Lubbock

199,400

181

S

Asheville

198,100

182

S

Johnstown

197,000

183

C

Cape Cod, MA

195,600

183

C

Tupelo, MS

195,600

185

S

Green Bay

188,900

186

S

Topeka

187,000

187

C

Odessa-Midland, TX

186,700

188

C

Dothan, AL

185,800

189

S

Manchester

185,300

190

C

Yakima, WA

181,200

191

C

Amarillo, TX

180,500

192

C

Traverse City-Petoskey, MI

179,600

193

C

Waco, TX

178,700

194

C

Danbury, CT

178,400

195

C

Morgantown-Clarksburg-Fairmont, WV

177,600

196

C

Merced, CA

177,000

197

S

Terre Haute

175,800

198

C

Clarksville-Hopkinsville, TN- KY

172,300

199

C

Chico, CA

171,700

200

C

Santa Barbara, CA

168,800

201

C

Santa Maria-Lompoc, CA

168,500

202

C

Springfield, IL

167,900

203

C

Frederick, MD

165,700

204

S

Cedar Rapids

162,400

205

C

Bowling Green

161,400

206

C

Florence, SC

160,900

207

C

Medford-Ashland, OR

156,400

208

C

Elmira-Corning, NY

156,000

209

C

Tri-Cities, WA (Richland-Kennewick-Pasco)

155,700

210

C

Laredo, TX

154,500

211

C

Sioux Falls, SD

153,100

212

C

Champaign, IL

152,200

213

C

Bangor

151,700

214

C

Alexandria, LA

151,500

215

C

Lake Charles, LA

149,800

216

C

Laurel-Hattiesburg, MS

147,400

217

S

Fargo-Moorhead

146,700

218

C

Blksbrg-Chrstnbrg-Rdfrd-Plski, VA

146,000

219

C

Ft. Walton Beach, FL

143,600

220

C

St. Cloud, MN

141,700

221

C

Tuscaloosa, AL

141,200

222

C

Muskegon, MI

139,700

223

S

Duluth-Superior

139,000

224

C

Winchester, VA

138,900

225

C

Charlottesville, VA

138,500

226

C

Marion-Carbondale (Southern IL)

136,900

227

C

Redding, CA

135,200

228

C

Rochester, MN

133,900

229

C

Joplin, Mo

133,700

230

C

Dubuque, IA

133,000

231

C

Abilene, TX

131,600

232

C

Bryan-College Station, TX

130,700

233

S

Wheeling

130,500

234

S

Lafayette, IN

129,200

235

S

Bloomington

129,000

236

C

Parkersburg-Marietta, WV-OH

127,100

237

C

Lima, OH

126,600

238

C

Santa Fe, NM

126,200

239

S

Waterloo-Cedar Falls

126,100

240

C

Panama City, Fl

125,800

241

C

Meadville-Franklin, PA

123,700

242

C

Eau Claire, WI

123,400

243

C

St. George-Cedar City, UT

122,900

244

C

Florence-Muscle Shoals, AL

121,900

245

C

State College, PA

120,100

246

S

Pueblo

120,000

247

C

Monroe, LA

119,300

248

C

Sussex, NJ

119,100

249

C

Elizabeth City-Nags Head

118,900

250

C

Wichita Falls, TX

116,900

251

C

Columbia, MO

116,200

252

C

Battle Creek, MI

114,400

253

S

Altoona

108,500

254

C

Billings, MT

107,800

254

C

Texarkana, TX-AR

107,800

256

C

Columbus-Starkville-West Point, MS

103,800

257

C

Sioux City, IA

101,300

258

C

Williamsport, PA

99,900

259

C

Grand Junction, CO

98,900

260

C

Augusta-Waterville, ME

97,700

261

C

Albany, GA

97,000

262

C

Decatur, IL

95,100

263

C

Harrisonburg, VA

94,700

264

C

Mankato-New Ulm-St. Peter, MN

93,600

265

C

Bluefield, WV

91,500

265

C

Lawton, OK

91,500

267

C

Watertown, NY

90,000

268

C

Rapid City, SD

89,700

269

C

Lewiston-Auburn, ME

85,500

270

C

San Angelo, TX

85,200

271

C

Ithaca, NY

83,500

272

C

Cookeville TN

81,900

273

C

Bismarck, ND

78,300

274

C

Sebring, FL

78,100

275

C

Jackson, TN

77,700

275

C

Grand Forks, ND-MN

77,700

277

C

Owensboro, KY

75,800

278

C

Jonesboro, AR

70,400

279

C

Mason City, IA

68,300

280

C

Beckley, WV

67,800

281

C

Cheyenne, WY

66,900

282

C

Great Falls, MT

64,800

283

C

Meridian, MS

63,800

284

C

Brunswick, GA

56,900

285

C

Casper, WY

53,700




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