Market Price of NFL Tickets Up 64% Over 2009
This week, we compared the overall average ticket prices for home game by each NFL team. The results were significant and telling: the average price of a ticket to and NFL home game at this time last year was $154. In 2010, tickets average $252. That’s right: a 64% increase in NFL ticket prices from the 2009 season to the 2010 season.
To make sense of this increase in NFL tickets, it is important to look at the overall state of the economy from last year to this year. Simply, our nation is in better economic shape now than it was a year ago — at least in the minds of fans. And, with this improvement, NFL fans are more capable of purchasing tickets and attending games. That is to say, demand for NFL tickets has increased, and with that demand comes a higher price for your average ticket.
At this time last year, the Dow was at was dangerously close to dipping into the 8000s. It’s up to 10497 today. The NASDAQ too is up 15%. Other indicators are also trending up, but not as much as the market for NFL tickets.
NFL Team Comparison of average home game ticket prices: 2009 vs. 2010
Here is a look at the NFL tickets by team based on % change.
|Team||Avg Price 2009||Avg Price 2010||Change|
|New Orleans Saints||$111||$404||264%|
|New York Jets||$160||$378||137%|
|San Francisco 49ers||$120||$246||105%|
|Kansas City Chiefs||$127||$233||84%|
|New York Giants||$260||$468||80%|
|St Louis Rams||$126||$203||61%|
|Tampa Bay Buccaneers||$168||$206||23%|
|San Diego Chargers||$280||$271||-3%|
|Green Bay Packers||$202||$189||-7%|
|New England Patriots||$236||$185||-21%|
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