2017 MLS Season Sets Attendance Records with 22,112 Average Attendance for the Season

Final week MLS average attendance is 28,285 compared to 24,384 last week. This is the highest average attendance for the 2017 season. The 2017 regular season average has increased 0.85% to 22,112 from 21,925 last week. Stadiums were 111.94% filled throughout the week, finishing at 89.73% of capacity for the season.

Seven matches were sold out this week— Atlanta United FC versus Toronto FC at Merceds-Benz Stadium, D.C. United versus New York Red Bulls at RFK Stadium, Montreal Impact versus New England Revolution at Stade Saputo, Philadelphia Union versus Orlando City SC at Talen Energy Stadium, Portland Timbers FC versus Vancouver Whitecaps FC at Providence Park, San Jose Earthquakes versus Minnesota United at Avaya Stadium, and Seattle Sounders FC versus Colorado Rapids at CenturyLink Field.

RFK Stadium hosted its final professional soccer game and announced a crowd of 41,418 while Atlanta United set another record for the highest single-game attendance with a crowd of 71,874.

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.

MLS Attendance Team Averages- 2017

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