Top online classifieds sites: CraigsList, Trader Publishing, AutoTrader, Cars.com

Traffic to the Online Classifieds category has grown 47% in the past year to 37.4 mln Internet users, reaching about 22% of the total Internet population. Category leader Craigslist.org attracted 13.8 mln visitors in July 2006, up an impressive 99% during the past year. Trader Publishing Company ranked second with 10.2 mln visitors (up 15%), while AutoTrader ranked third with 6.4 mln visitors (up 14%).

Top classifieds sites
in July 2006

Unique visitors, 000

Jul 2005 Jul 2006  Change, %
Total Internet audience 167,444 173,191 3
Classifieds audience 25,487 37,423 47
CRAIGSLIST.ORG 6,928 13,804 99
Trader Publishing Company 8,832 10,155 15
AutoTrader 5,645 6,434 14
CARS.COM 4,627 4,504 -3
APARTMENTS.COM 2,311 2,858 24
LIVEDEAL.COM 535 1,092 104
HOMESCAPE.COM 934 1,002 7
BACKPAGE.COM N/A 1,001 N/A
OODLE.COM 162 909 463
RegionalHelpWanted.com Sites 870 863 -1
Source: comScore