2016 MLS Average Attendance is 21,692, Highest in League History

MLS week 32 average attendance is 28,381, the most in 2016 . The regular season average has increased 0.94% to 21,692 from 21,489 last week. This is the highest attended season in league history, surpassing the 2015 record average of 21,573.  Stadiums were 115.39% filled throughout the week, remaining at 94.68% of capacity for the season.

Nine matches were sold out this week— Colorado Rapids versus Houston Dynamo at Dick’s Sporting Goods Park, LA Galaxy versus FC Dallas at StubHub Center, New England Revolution versus Montreal Impact at Gillette Stadium, New York City FC versus Columbus Crew SC at Yankee Stadium, Orlando City SC versus D.C. United at Camping World Stadium, Philadelphia Union versus New York Red Bulls at Talen Energy Stadium, Seattle Sounders FC versus Real Salt Lake at CenturyLink Field, Sporting Kansas City versus San Jose Earthquakes at Children’s Mercy Park, and Vancouver Whitecaps FC versus Portland Timbers FC at BC Place.

Below is a visualization of the season average versus the individual weekly averages.

Below is a visualization of the season average throughout the history of Major League Soccer from 1996 to the current season.

Finally, below is a table with each team’s average home attendance capacity this season.

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