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State » Alabama
Congressional District » 03

Below is a summary of the broadband characteristics for the area listed above. The broadband data below is as of June 30, 2014 and represents data collected by SBDD grantees. Click on the section headings to see more information.

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Wireline

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 88.8%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 89.8%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 88.5%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 86.5%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 77.9%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 64.4%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 52.7%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 6.0%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.9%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.9%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 99.0%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 98.8%
98.2%
Download > 25Mbps 0.0%
14.0%
Download > 50Mbps 0.0%
6.6%
Download > 100Mbps 0.0%
4.3%
Download > 1Gbps 0.0%
0.1%
Source 
Technology Percent Population   Nationwide
DSL 77.3%
90.0%
Fiber 6.2%
25.4%
Cable 82.2%
88.8%
Wireless 100.0%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 4.6%
3.0%
1 25.1%
8.8%
2 57.8%
32.4%
3 12.0%
36.9%
4 0.5%
13.7%
5 0.0%
3.6%
6 0.0%
1.3%
7 0.0%
0.4%
8+ 0.0%
0.1%
Source 

Broadband Speed Test (Mbps)

Location Cumulative Tests
    25* percentile  median speed (Mbps) median speed (Mbps)    75* percentile
Home 984
2.0 Median Speed: 5.2  Mbps Median Speed: 5.2 Mbps 12.2
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 15
13.1 Median Speed: 49.8 Mbps Median Speed: 49.8 Mbps 67.3
Medium/Large Business 6
1.0 Median Speed: 3.4 Mbps Median Speed: 3.4 Mbps 5.5
Small Business 37
1.5 Median Speed: 3.0 Mbps Median Speed: 3.0 Mbps 3.3
Mobile 4,846
0.7 Median Speed: 1.6 Mbps Median Speed: 1.6 Mbps 4.7
Other 7
1.3 Median Speed: 2.4 Mbps Median Speed: 2.4 Mbps 19.4
Source 
0 67.3

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 240 38 0 202 38
University, College, other post-secondary 16 10 0 6 10
Libraries 43 33 4 6 13
Medical / Healthcare 20 11 0 9 11
Public Safety 340 11 3 326 11
Community Centers - Government support 16 1 0 15 1
Community Centers - Non-Government support 7 1 0 6 1
Source 
CAI Speed Tiers
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 7,365
Population 704,235
Housing Units 332,264
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.11%
5.73%
5 - 19 20.39%
20.76%
20 - 34 20.53%
19.57%
35 - 59 33.27%
32.66%
60+ 20.69%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 72.64%
69.32%
Black 24.22%
11.19%
Hispanic 2.27%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.83%
4.08%
Native American 0.04%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $43,508 $58,811
Poverty rate 21.53%
15.81%
Below $25k 33.03%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 26.54%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 28.46%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 10.40%
16.50%
$200k or more 1.57%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
74.11%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
18.59%
24.84%
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