More TVs Than Humans in U.S.

By Andrew Gauthier 

New York Post

There are now more TV sets than people in the US. How scary is that?

In 2009, there were nearly 115 million TV homes in the US, each averaging 2.86 TV sets, according to a new Nielsen study.

That computes to nearly 329 million TV sets–more than the entire US population, estimated at 307 million by the US Census Bureau.

And the average number of TV sets-per-home has been growing steadily. It was up 18 percent over 2000 (2.43 sets-per-house)–and up a whopping 43 percent over 1990 (when it was two TV sets-per-home). More…

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