KIRO-FM continues to hold top spot in the latest Seattle/Tacoma ratings


Thanks to Nielsen and Radio Online….

January 2021 PPM 6+ Mon-Sun, 6a-12mid
Population: 4,006,500 (Black: 268,900) (Hispanic: 366,200)
Last Updated: 02-24-21 (Nielsen Subscribing Stations Only)

StationFormatOwnerNov 20Dec 20Hol 20Jan 21
KIRO-FMNews/TalkBonneville International6.
KUOW-FMNews/TalkThe University of Washington6.
KOMO-AMAll NewsSinclair Radio5.
KZOK-FMClassic RockiHeartMedia6.
KEXP-FMAlternativeFriends of Kexp2.
KJR-FMClassic HitsiHeartMedia4.
KQMV-FMCHRHubbard Radio4.
KRWM-FMACHubbard Radio3.
KING-FMClassicalClassic Radio2.
KTTH-AMTalkBonneville International3.
KCMS-FMChristian ACCrista Ministries2.
KNUC-FMCountryHubbard Radio3.
KJAQ-FMAdult HitsiHeartMedia3.
KIRO-AMAll SportsBonneville International3.
KNKX-FMVarietyPacific Public Media2.
KHTP-FMRhythmic ACEntercom2.
KUBE-FMRhythmic CHRiHeartMedia2.
KPLZ-FMHot ACSinclair Radio3.
KNHC-FMRhythmic CHRSeattle Public Schools0.
KCIS-AMInspirationalCrista Ministries0.
KIXI-AMNostalgiaHubbard Radio0.
KZTM-FMRegional MexicanBustos Media Holdings0.
KFNQ-AMAll SportsiHeartMedia0.
KING-FM-HD2ClassicalClassic RadioN/A0.10.10.1
KNKX-FM-HD2VarietyPacific Public MediaN/AN/A0.10.1
KSWS-FMAll NewsWashington State University0.
KVTI-FMClassicalClover Park Technical College0.
KWPZ-FMChristian CHRCrista Ministries0.
KTDD-FMACOcean Station Trust Ii0.2N/AN/AN/A

Totals are Persons 6+, Mon-Sun, 6am-midnight

This profile contains an quarter hour rating (AQH) share of persons, ages 6+, Monday through Sunday in the Metro Survey Area.
A share is the percentage of those listening to radio in the MSA who are listening to a particular radio station. Average Quarter-Hour Persons (AQH Persons) is the average number of persons listening to a particular station for at least five minutes during a 15-minute period. [AQH Persons to a Station / AQH Persons to All Stations] x 100 = Share (%)


  1. If is interesting that Public Radio Station KNKX has dropped so far behind KUOW. A few years ago, after KNKX became independent, they were very close. Why has KNKX done so poorly?


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