About This Statistic
This statistic presents the number of television households in the United States from the season 2000-2001 to the season 2016-2017. The number of TV households in the United States in the TV season 2016-2017 was estimated at 118.4 million. Whilst the number of TV households continues to grow, the number of pay TV households is on the decline. In 2015, there were almost 100 million pay TV households in the United States and this figure is projected to fall to 95 million by 2020. This marks a 1.3 percent fall in the number of TV households in 2020. Of the number of television-equipped households in 2016, 45 percent were wired cable and just four percent were broadband only.