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Industry Insider: Radio Market Ranking

A key factor in radio marketing is knowing your audience and potential reach. Who are the listeners and how many of them listen in your target market? 
Here are the top 25 markets with the most listeners. 
1. New York, NY
2. Los Angeles, CA
3. Chicago, IL
4. San Francisco, CA
5. Dallas – Ft. Worth, TX
6. Houston – Galveston, TX
7. Washington, D.C.
8. Atlanta, GA
9. Philadelphia, PA
10. Boston, MA
11. Miami – Ft. Lauderdale – Hollywood, FL
12. Detroit, MI
13. Seattle – Tacoma, WA
14. Phoenix, AZ
15. Puerto Rico
16. Minneapolis – St. Paul, MN
17. San Diego, CA
18. Denver – Boulder, CO
19. Tampa – St. Petersburg – Clearwater, FL
20. Nassau – Suffolk (Long Island), NY
21. Baltimore, MD
22. St. Louis, MO
23. Portland, OR
24. Charlotte – Gastonia – Rock Hill, NC
25. Riverside – San Bernardino, CA
The Baltimore MD radio market ranks #21 with a population of 2.4 million.