Season 38 Jeopardy! contestants - where they're from

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The main table includes all players who made their first appearance on Jeopardy! in 2021-22. Thus, they don't take into account:

It is yet unknown whether Jeopardy! will continue the practice, revived last season, of allowing contestants to be introduced as "originally from" a location other than their current residence, which had been ended in 2016.

What's here:

(Credits: Zap2it & TitanTV for TV schedules for each market; John Coryat (yes, that's actually the last name) for ZIP code maps; ThinkTV for a listing of Canadian market sizes, enabling me to rank them properly with the U.S. markets; and Google Earth for county mapping information.)

The tables below reflect market size estimates for 2020–21; 2021–22 figures will be incorporated once I find them from Nielsen.

Updated through Week 6 of Season 38 (2021-10-22).

Contestants by media market

RankMarketStationPlayers
1New YorkWABC11
2Los AngelesKABC10
10Boston (Manchester)WBZ5
34Kansas CityWDAF3
6San Francisco-Oakland-San JoseKGO2
12Seattle-TacomaKOMO2
26PittsburghWPXI2
3ChicagoWLS1
5Dallas-Fort WorthKTXA1
7AtlantaWXIA1
9Washington (Hagerstown)WJLA1
13Tampa-St. Petersburg (Sarasota)WTSP1
14Minneapolis-St. PaulKARE1
15DetroitWDIV1
16DenverKDVR1
17Orlando-Daytona Beach-MelbourneWFTV1
18Miami-Fort LauderdaleWPLG1
21Portland, ORKATU1
27San DiegoKNSD1
28BaltimoreWBFF1
29NashvilleWZTV1
31San AntonioKENS1
33Columbus, OHWBNS1
39West Palm Beach-Fort PierceWPBF1
58Wilkes Barre-Scranton-HazletonWBRE1
60Albany-Schenectady-TroyWTEN1
61TulsaKTUL1
75Charleston-HuntingtonWSAZ1
90Champaign & Springfield-DecaturWAND1
107Johnstown-Altoona-State CollegeWATM1
117Yakima-Pasco-Richland-KennewickKNDO1
123Peoria-BloomingtonWMBD1

Contestants by state/province

State / ProvincePlayers
California13
New York10
Massachusetts5
Florida4
Pennsylvania4
Washington4
Illinois3
Kansas2
Maryland2
New Jersey2
Texas2
Colorado1
Georgia1
Kentucky1
Michigan1
Minnesota1
Missouri1
Ohio1
Oklahoma1
Tennessee1

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