Local public radio station revenue in the U.S. 2008-2017

The revenue of local public radio stations in the United States amounted to over 904 million U.S. dollars in 2017, marking a significant increase from the previous year. For the most part, revenue generated by local stations has been growing steadily over the last decade, however 2017 was the first year during which the figure surpassed 900 million after hovering between 810 and 850 million dollars for three years prior.

Revenue of local public radio stations in the United States from 2008 to 2017

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Release date

July 2019


United States

Survey time period

2008 to 2017

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total revenue for the 123 largest news-oriented public radio licenses

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