ARB / Arbitron / Nielsen Market Maps & Market Statistics

  Market Maps and Population Data for measured markets  
Large expandable maps of the USA showing each MSA and its included counties for the indicated year.
Many maps from collection of Rollye James
Other Ratings Publications
on this Site
<center><h2>Duncan's American Radio</h2><hr><h3> 28 years of Arbitron Ratings </h3><hr>70 editions 1975 - 2004<hr>Market by Market Arbitron rankers<br>Station formats and facilities<br>A complete profile of every rated market.<BR>Several special editions</center>
Duncan's American Radio Ratings Summaries Books about Ratings from their inception to the present era
<center><h2>R&R Ratings Editions</h2><hr><h1>1980 -2009</h1> <hR> Ratings summaries from Fall and Spring.<BR>Share trending and demo rankers<br>Formats and ownership data</center>
R&R Ratings Directory Nielsen Arbitron Radio Market Maps
<center><h2>Hooperatings<br>Crossley Ratings</h2><hR><h3>National Network Ratings</h3><hR>1946-1948<hR>Also:<br>Early Arbitron Pulse Hooper<br>Local market ratings<br>And a 1950 Hooper Radio-TV Comparison<br></center>
Duncan's 1975-2002 Ratings History Hooper, Crossley, Pulse, ARB
<center><h3>Puerto Rico radio ratings</h3><hr>Birch, Pulse, Asesores<br>1970's annd 1980's<br></center>
Puerto Rico Ratings
Pulse and others
The Diary based Arbitron / Nielsen Survey
Metro Survey Areas - National Maps
Nielsen/Arbitron Metro Survey areas are not the same as
OMB definitions of Metropolitan Statistical Areas
Metro Map 1987
Metro Map 1988
Metro Map 1989
Metro Map 1990
Metro Map 1999
Metro Map 2002
Metro Map 2003
Metro Map 2006
 Metro Map 2008
Metro Map 2009
Metro Map 2010
Metro Map 2011

Metro Map 2012
Metro Map 2013
Metro Map 2014
Metro Map 2015
Metro Map 2016
Metro Map 2017
Metro Map 2018
Metro Map 2019
Metro Map 2020
These are PDF format maps which can be zoomed down to the county level
Census Metropolitan Areas
OMB definitions of Metropolitan Statistical Areas
2000 Office of Management & Budget (OMB) Metro Area definitions
Updated Census Metropolitan Statistical Areas Website
PDF National MSA & CMSA Map 2015
PDF National MSA & CMSA Map 2009
Blue Book and Red Book editions
These are the semi-annual details on market rank.
They include details on population, ethnicity and survey frequency and methodology
Market List 1983  
Spring 06 Fall 06
Spring 07 Fall 07
Spring 08 Fall 08
Spring 09 Fall 09
Spring 10 Fall 10
Spring 11 Fall 11
Spring 12 Fall 12
Spring 13 Fall 13
Spring 14 Fall 14
Spring 15 Fall 15
Spring 16 Fall 16
Spring 17 Fall 17
Spring 18 Fall 18
Spring 19 Fall 19
Spring 20 Fall 20
Descriptions of Methodology
2020 Spring  
2019 Summer 2019 Fall
2018 Spring 2018 Fall
2016 2015
2014 2012
2011 2009
2002 1996
Statements Of Policy
MSA Definition and Modification
Creating New MSA Guidelines Cancelling MSA Procedure
Ethnic and MSA Procedures Redefining MSA Procedure
Split County MSA Guidelines  
Sample Size
Diary Quotas Released in Spring - PPM Quotas Released in Fall
  2019 Diary Sample Size by Market
2018 PPM Sample Size by Market 2018 Diary Sample Size by Market
2017 PPM Sample Size by Market 2017 Diary Sample Size by Market
2016 PPM Sample Size by Market 2016 Diary Sample Size by Market