Major League Soccer

MLS average attendances: 2022 season

Chris Smith
Charlotte FC made MLS history against the LA Galaxy.
Charlotte FC made MLS history against the LA Galaxy. / John David Mercer-USA TODAY Sports
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Soccer is all about the fans.

That rings true no matter where you watch the game. But in Major League Soccer, support is growing particularly fast as the quality on show improves.

Earlier this season, Charlotte FC broke the MLS single-match attendance record when 73,019 people packed into Bank of America Stadium for the club's first-ever home match against the LA Galaxy.

Meanwhile, the likes of Atlanta United and Seattle Sounders regularly pack out huge arenas, while Nashville SC recently moved into GEODIS Park; the largest soccer-specific stadium in the United States.

Let's take a look at which teams are pulling the biggest gates this season, and who needs to start putting more fans in seats.

Which MLS team has the highest average attendance in 2022?

  1. Atlanta United - 46,239
  2. Charlotte FC - 37,701
  3. Seattle Sounders - 32,143
  4. Nashville SC - 28,612
  5. LA Galaxy - 24,325
  6. Portland Timbers - 23,384
  7. Toronto FC - 23,268
  8. LAFC - 22,043
  9. FC Cincinnati - 20,871
  10. Austin FC - 20,738
  11. Real Salt Lake - 20,263
  12. Minnesota United - 19,337
  13. Columbus Crew - 18,751
  14. New England Revolution - 18,446
  15. Sporting KC - 18,441
  16. Orlando City - 17,499
  17. NYCFC - 17,383
  18. Philadelphia Union - 17,326
  19. Chicago Fire - 16,947
  20. DC United - 16,382
  21. Vancouver Whitecaps - 16,283
  22. FC Dallas - 15,834
  23. Houston Dynamo - 15,136
  24. New York Red Bulls - 14,915
  25. Colorado Rapids - 13,864
  26. CF Montreal - 13,768
  27. San Jose Earthquakes - 13,132
  28. Inter Miami CF - 12,614

League average: 20,220

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