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Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   February 5, 2013

Arbitron Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 1-1969 52-0278528
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
9705 Patuxent Woods Drive, Columbia, Maryland   21046
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   410-312-8000

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions:

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Item 7.01 Regulation FD Disclosure.

On February 5, 2013, Arbitron Inc. issued a status update regarding its Media Rating Council accreditation of Portable People Meter™ markets.

A copy of the press release announcing the status update is attached hereto as Exhibit 99.1 and is incorporated herein by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit 99.1 Press Release of Arbitron Inc. dated February 5, 2013

The information in Item 7.01 of this Form 8-K and attached Exhibit shall not be deemed "filed" for purposes of Section 18 of the Exchange Act or otherwise subject to the liabilities of that section, nor shall it be deemed incorporated by reference in any filing under the Securities Act of 1933 or the Exchange Act, except as expressly set forth by specific reference in such a filing.


Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    Arbitron Inc.
February 5, 2013   By:   /s/ Timothy T. Smith
        Name: Timothy T. Smith
        Title: Executive Vice President, Business Development & Strategy, Chief Legal Officer, and Secretary

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Exhibit No.   Description

  Press Release of Arbitron Inc. dated February 5, 2013