Super Bowl XLVI by the numbers

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Super Bowl XLVI will be played Sunday February 5th in Indianapolis, Indiana at Lucas Oil Stadium. Shop to compare the best prices from across the web for tickets.

Here’s a look at some of the numbers for this year’s game.


of the Super Bowl teams in five of the past six years played in a wild-card game

non-warm weather cities have hosted Super Bowls in history:  Detroit twice, (Super Bowl XL 2006, and Super Bowl XVI ’82) Minneapolis once, (Super Bowl XXVI ’92) and Indianapolis this year.

Super Bowl Host Cities (I – XLVI):

South Florida (10) New Orleans (9)  Los Angeles (7)  Tampa Bay (4) San Diego (3) Atlanta (2)   Detroit (2)  Houston (2) Arizona (2)  Minneapolis (1) Jacksonville (1) Indianapolis (1)  Stanford (1)  North Texas (1)


of this season’s 12 playoff teams have won at least one Super Bowl since 2000, capturing nine of the past 11 Vince  Lombardi Trophies. Those teams are Baltimore (XXXV), Green Bay (XLV), New England (XXXVI, XXXVIII and XXXIX),  New Orleans (XLIV), the New York Giants (XLII) and Pittsburgh (XL and XLIII).


times NBC has broadcast the Super Bowl in history including this year’s game.


specialty sandwiches in the Hoosier state have been designated by the Indiana Tourism Agency to celebrate Indiana’s very first Super Bowl, which is Super Bowl 46.

Among the favorites for Super Bowl attendees will be the Ruben found at  the very popular Shapario’s Deli just blocks from Lucas Oil Stadium in Downtown Indianapolis.  You can find the full assortment at


dollars is what Super Bowl attendees can expect to pay for parking in the best spots in downtown Indianapolis near Super Bowl festivities. According to reports parking spots which normally cost between $6-$99 will go from between $59- $399.


countries and territories saw a television broadcast of the Super Bowl last year


extra airplanes will touch down in Indianapolis for the Super Bowl that
normally would not, according to Indianapolis International Airport


feet of zipline will allow fans to get a birdseye view of the Super Bowl village. The zipline was popular enough at the Vancouver Olympics, Indianapolis organizers wanted to bring in for Super Bowl 46. So far it’s the hottest ticket in town besides a ticket to the game itself. About 120 fans can use the zipline per hour. Even Indiana’s governor Mitch Daniels says he’ll try the zipline reports the Indianapolis Star.


dollars will get you into Rolling Stone magazine’s Super Bowl party, expected to be one of the biggest of the parties held during the week. Among the acts performing at the party will be  Cobra Starship, Gym Class Heroes and Lupe Fiasco


percent higher is what you can expect to pay for a room at the Super Bowl  right now according to


dollars will get you a ticket to the Super Bowl on


media credentials were awarded for last year’s game, the most in history.


or more volunteers are assisting Indianapolis in the NFL for the Super Bowl.


rooms in 141 hotels in central Indiana were blocked off by the National
Football League for the Super Bowl.


dollars is the cost of the Lombardi Trophy made by Tiffany and Co.


dollars will be awarded to every player on the losing Super Bowl team.


dollars is the share a player on the winning Super Bowl team receives.


hours have already been put in by Super Bowl volunteers, according to the
Indianapolis Super Bowl committee.


people are expected to be in Indianapolis for the Super Bowl according to the Indianapolis Convention & Visitors Association.

3.5 million

dollars advertisers are paying (and more) for 30-seconds of  air-time during the Super Bowl this year-at 17% increase over this time last year. When it’s all said and done this year’s ads sales for the game  which will be broadcast on NBC and throughout the world is expected to shatter all previous marks.

30 Million

Pieces of pizza will be consumed on Super Bowl Sunday, according to Papa

111 Million

The average number of viewers who turned in to watch last year’s Super Bowl  between the Packers and the Steelers.

162.9 Million

That’s the total number of viewers who tuned into some portion of last
year’s game, which set a record as the most-watched show in U.S. television
history according to The Nielsen Company.

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