Radio Reaches 232MM per Week – and 96% of the Educated/Affluent Age 25-54

June 19, 2007

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Household Income | Radio | Youth & Gen X

Some 96% of Adults age 25-54 with a college degree and an annual household income of $50,000 or above tune into radio over the course of a week, according to preliminary findings from Arbitron‘s RADAR 93 Radio Network Audience Report.

RADAR Network affiliates (which account for more than 50% of radio stations) reach 85% of that coveted demo – as well as 86% of adults 18-49 in households with a college degree and an annual household income of $75,000 or above, Arbitron said.

Some key demographic findings from the RADAR 93 June 2007 Radio Listening Estimates:

  • Radio reaches 232 million listeners over the course of the week – consistent from a year ago. The 7,100+ RADAR Network Affiliated stations reach 82% of all radio listeners.
  • Those affiliates have consistent delivery reaching 84% of teens 12-17, adults 18-34 and adults 25-54. They also reach 85% of Adults 18-49.
  • The diversity of formats in radio attracts advertiser-coveted demographics in both Black Non-Hispanic and Hispanic categories:
    • 94% of Black Non-Hispanic persons and 95% of Hispanic persons age 12 and older tune into radio over the course of a week.
    • Radio reaches 95% of Black Non-Hispanics and 96% of Hispanics age 25-54 over the course of a week.
  • Radio reaches 94% of college grads age 18+, and 96% of adults 18-49 with a college degree and an annual income of $75,000 or more tune into radio over the course of a week.

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