I've found another way in which I seem to be different from about 95% of the people on this planet.
I like quiet.
I don't listen to the radio when I'm home alone. I don't have the TV on unless I'm actually watching a show (although I may read or crochet during the commercials). I don't have the radio on in the car, either, unless somebody else turns it on.
I don't have an ipod or an MP3 player. When I go for my long walks, I have no music playing in my ears.
I may take the cell phone, but it stays in my pocket.
When I'm working, I don't have any music playing, or the TV on.
I don't understand how people can work with a lot of noise, although if that's the way it is in the workplace, I'm sure you learn how to tune it out. I like classical music, but I never got into the habit of having it on all the time.
In North America at least, I think we who like silence are definitely in the minority.
But there's nothing wrong with that.