Nielsen Co. said Tuesday that 13.7% of TV households in the U.S. are equipped with an HDTV and HD tuner capable of receiving signals in HD, while 11.3% are equipped with an HD television and HD tuner and receive at least one HD network or station.
Los Angeles has the highest penetration of HD-capable homes, or 20.4%, and New York has the highest penetration of HD-receivable homes, 17.5%.
Nielsen also reported that among U.S. Hispanic or Latino households, 10.4% are HD capable and 8.2% are HD receivable. Among African-American households, 8.1% are HD capable and 6.9% are HD receivable.
Of 112,800,000 total TV households, 15,500,000 are HD capable and 12,730,000 are HD receivable.
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