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Saturday, November 22, 2003

Radio Stations Per State


With the political climate heating up for the 2004 elections, politicians will be looking to gain access to potential voters in crucial areas for both national and local elections. Getting to key listeners makes utilizing radio a natural fit since there are more than 13,000 radio outlets and 33 different station format types. Each is a potential way for candidates to reach voters regarding relevant and hot issues in particular geographic and demographic segments.

There are 10 states in the United States that are home to more than 400 radio stations. In order, they are California (893), Texas (845), Florida (546), New York (523), Pennsylvania (477), Illinois (431), North Carolina (416), Michigan (414), Ohio (411) and Tennessee (402).

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