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Who listens to WAMU?

WAMU Audience Snapshot

Member-supported WAMU is the leading public radio station for NPR news and information in the greater Washington, D.C., area.

Each month, more than 825,000 different people listen to WAMU.

Source: Nielsen Audio PPM, Washington D.C. Metro, Aug 2021-Aug 2022, M-Su 6a-12m, A18+

Educated
125% more likely to have a post-graduate degree

Influential
67% more likely to work in a professional occupation

Affluent
76% more likely to earn a household income of $250K+ 

Cultural
94% more likely to contribute to an arts or cultural organization 

Community-Minded
75% more likely to donate money to social care causes 

Source: Nielsen, Washington D.C. Metro, Scarborough R1 2021 Feb 2020-Feb 2021, A18+

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