The Country's Largest Television Markets

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How does Jacksonville rank amongst America's top designated TV and Radio Markets?



Ranking Designated Market Area (DMA)

2007 / 2008 / CHANGE + or -
1 1 New York, NY
2 2 Los Angeles, CA
3 3 Chicago, IL
4 4 Philadelphia, PA
6 5 +1 Dallas - Ft. Worth, TX
5 6 -1 San Francisco - Oakland - San Jose, CA
7 7 Boston, MA
9 8 +1 Atlanta, GA
8 9 -1 Washington, DC
10 10 Houston, TX
11 11 Detroit, MI
13 12 +1 Phoenix, AZ
12 13 -1 Tampa - St. Petersburg - Sarasota, FL
14 14 Seattle - Tacoma, WA
15 15 Minneapolis, MN
16 16 Miami - Ft. Lauderdale, FL
17 17 Cleveland - Akron, OH
18 18 Denver, CO
19 19 Orlando - Daytona Beach - Melbourne, FL
20 20 Sacramento - Stockton - Modesto, CA
21 21 St. Louis, MO
22 22 Pittsburgh, PA
23 23 Portland, OR
24 24 Baltimore, MD
26 25 +1 Charlotte, NC
25 26 -1 Indianapolis, IN
27 27 San Diego, CA
29 28 +1 Raleigh - Durham, NC
28 29 -1 Hartford - New Haven, CT
30 30 Nashville, TN
31 31 Kansas City, MO
32 32 Columbus, OH
33 33 Cincinnati, OH
34 34 Milwaukee, WI
35 35 Salt Lake City, UT
36 36 Greenville - Spartanburg, SC / Asheville, NC / Anderson, SC
37 37 San Antonio, TX
38 38 West Palm Beach - Fort Pierce, FL
39 39 Grand Rapids - Kalamazoo - Battle Creek, MI
40 40 Birmingham, AL
41 41 Harrisburg - Lancaster - Lebanon - York, PA
42 42 Norfolk - Portsmouth - Newport News, VA
43 43 Las Vegas, NV
46 44 +2 Albuquerque - Santa Fe, NM
45 45 Oklahoma City, OK
47 46 +1 Greensboro - High Point - Winston Salem, NC
44 47 -3 Memphis, TN
48 48 Louisville, KY
50 49 +1 Jacksonville, FL / Brunswick, GA
49 50 -1 Buffalo, NY
52 51 +1 Austin, TX
51 52 -1 Providence, RI / New Bedford, MA
54 53 +1 New Orleans, LA
53 54 -1 Wilkes Barre - Scranton, PA
55 55 Fresno - Visalia, CA
56 56 Albany - Schnectady - Troy, NY
57 57 Little Rock - Pine Bluff, AR
60 58 +2 Knoxville, TN
61 59 +2 Richmond - Petersburg, VA
62 60 +2 Tulsa, OK
59 61 -2 Mobile, AL / Pensacola, FL
58 62 -4 Dayton, OH
64 63 +1 Ft. Myers - Naples, FL
63 64 -1 Lexington, KY
65 65 Charleston - Huntington, WV
66 66 Flint - Saginaw - Bay City, MI
68 67 +1 Roanoke - Lynchburg, VA
70 68 +2 Tucson, AZ
67 69 -2 Wichita - Hutchinson, KS
69 70 -1 Green Bay - Appleton, WI
73 71 +2 Des Moines - Ames, IA
71 72 -1 Toledo, OH
72 73 -1 Honolulu, HI
76 74 +2 Springfield, MO
75 75 Omaha, NE
74 76 -2 Portland - Auburn, ME
77 77 Spokane, WA
78 78 Rochester, NY
80 79 +1 Paducah, KY / Cape Girardeau, MO / Harrisburg - Mt. Vernon, IL
79 80 -1 Syracuse, NY
83 81 +2 Columbia, SC
81 82 -1 Shreveport, LA
84 83 +1 Huntsville - Decatur - Florence, AL
82 84 -2 Champaign - Springfield - Decatur, IL
85 85 Madison, WI
86 86 Chattanooga, TN
89 87 +2 Cedar Rapids - Waterloo - Dubuque, IA
91 88 +3 Harlingen - Weslaco - Brownsville - McAllen, TX
88 89 -1 South Bend - Elkhart, IN
87 90 -3 Jackson, MS
92 91 +1 Tri Cities, TN
90 92 -2 Burlington, VT / Plattsburgh, NY
94 93 +1 Colorado Springs - Pueblo, CO
93 94 -1 Baton Rouge, LA
95 95 Waco - Temple - Bryan, TX
96 96 Davenport, IA / Rock Island - Moline, IL
97 97 Savannah, GA
99 98 +1 El Paso, TX
98 99 -1 Johnstown - Altoona, PA
100 100 Charleston, SC
101 101 Evansville, IN
102 102 Ft. Smith, AR
105 103 +2 Florence - Myrtle Beach, SC
104 104 Lincoln - Hastings -Kearney, NE
107 105 +2 Greenville - New Bern - Washington, NC
103 106 -3 Youngstown, OH
106 107 -1 Ft. Wayne, IN
108 108 Tallahassee, FL / Thomasville, GA
109 109 Springfield - Holyoke, MA
110 110 Reno, NV
111 111 Tyler - Longview, TX
112 112 Lansing, MI
118 113 +5 Boise, ID
115 114 +1 Sioux Falls, SD
114 115 -1 Augusta, GA
113 116 -3 Traverse City - Cadillac, MI
116 117 -1 Peoria - Bloomington, IL
117 118 -1 Montgomery, AL
119 119 Fargo - Valley City, ND
120 120 Eugene, OR
121 121 Macon, GA
122 122 Santa Barbara - Santa Maria - San Luis Obispo, CA
123 123 Lafayette, LA
124 124 Monterey - Salinas, CA
126 125 +1 Bakersfield, CA
125 126 -1 Yakima - Pasco - Richland - Kennewick, WA
127 127 La Crosse - Eau Claire, WI
128 128 Columbus, GA
129 129 Corpus Christi, TX
130 130 Chico - Redding, CA
131 131 Amarillo, TX
133 132 +1 Rockford, IL
132 133 -1 Columbus - Tupelo - West Point, MS
134 134 Wausau - Rhinelander, WI
136 135 +1 Wilmington, NC
135 136 -1 Monroe, LA / El Dorado, AR
139 137 +2 Columbia - Jefferson City, MO
137 138 -1 Duluth, MN / Superior, WI
138 139 -1 Topeka, KS
141 140 +1 Medford - Klamath Falls, OR
140 141 -1 Beaumont - Port Arthur, TX
142 142 Erie, PA
143 143 Sioux City, IA
149 144 +5 Palm Springs, CA
144 145 -1 Joplin, MO / Pittsburg, KS
145 146 -1 Albany, GA
148 147 +1 Salisbury, MD
147 148 -1 Lubbock, TX
146 149 -3 Wichita Falls, TX / Lawton, OK
154 150 +4 Anchorage, AK
151 151 Terre Haute, IN
152 152 Bangor, ME
153 153 Rochester, MN / Mason City, IA / Austin, MN
156 154 +2 Panama City, FL
150 155 -5 Bluefield - Beckley - Oak Hill, WV
157 156 +1 Binghamton, NY
159 157 +2 Odessa - Midland, TX
158 158 Minot - Bismarck - Dickinson, ND
155 159 -4 Wheeling, WV / Steubenville, OH
160 160 Biloxi - Gulfport, MS
161 161 Sherman, TX / Ada, OK
162 162 Gainesville, FL
163 163 Idaho Falls - Pocatello, ID
164 164 Abilene - Sweetwater, TX
167 165 +2 Yuma, AZ / El Centro, CA
166 166 Clarksburg - Weston, WV
168 167 +1 Missoula, MT
165 168 -3 Hattiesburg - Laurel, MS
169 169 Utica, NY
170 170 Billings, MT
171 171 Quincy, IL / Hannibal, MO / Keokuk, IA
172 172 Dothan, AL
173 173 Elmira, NY
174 174 Jackson, TN
177 175 +2 Rapid City, SD
175 176 -1 Lake Charles, LA
176 177 -1 Watertown, NY
181 178 +3 Harrisonburg, VA
178 179 -1 Marquette, MI
179 180 -1 Alexandria, LA
182 181 +1 Charlottesville, VA
180 182 -2 Jonesboro, AR
183 183 Bowling Green, KY
184 184 Greenwood - Greenville, MS
196 185 +11 Lima, OH
185 186 -1 Meridian, MS
186 187 -1 Grand Junction - Montrose, CO
187 188 -1 Laredo, TX
188 189 -1 Lafayette, IN
189 190 -1 Parkersburg, WV
190 191 -1 Great Falls, MT
194 192 +2 Bend, OR
191 193 -2 Twin Falls, ID
192 194 -2 Butte - Bozeman, MT
193 195 -2 Eureka, CA
195 196 -1 Cheyenne, WY / Scottsbluff, NE / Sterling, CO
197 197 San Angelo, TX
198 198 Casper - Riverton, WY
199 199 Ottumwa, IA / Kirksville, MO
200 199 +1 Mankato, MN
201 201 St. Joseph, MO
203 202 +1 Zanesville, OH
202 203 -1 Fairbanks, AK
205 204 +1 Victoria, TX
204 205 -1 Presque Isle, ME
206 206 Helena, MT
207 207 Juneau, AK
208 208 Alpena, MI
209 209 North Platte, NE
210 210 Glendive, MT