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State » Alabama
Congressional District » 07

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 89.0%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 89.5%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 87.9%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 86.8%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 74.6%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 51.2%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 51.1%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 1.6%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.8%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.8%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 97.8%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 97.8%
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 83.7%
90.0%
Fiber 2.0%
25.4%
Cable 82.2%
88.8%
Wireless 99.9%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 7.6%
3.0%
1 13.0%
8.8%
2 43.5%
32.4%
3 31.6%
36.9%
4 4.2%
13.7%
5 0.2%
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 620
2.1 Median Speed: 5.6  Mbps Median Speed: 5.6 Mbps 12.4
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 21
4.1 Median Speed: 6.3 Mbps Median Speed: 6.3 Mbps 17.5
Medium/Large Business 50
3.8 Median Speed: 6.6 Mbps Median Speed: 6.6 Mbps 10.4
Small Business 37
1.8 Median Speed: 3.9 Mbps Median Speed: 3.9 Mbps 15.7
Mobile 3,569
0.9 Median Speed: 2.6 Mbps Median Speed: 2.6 Mbps 6.5
Other 7
5.9 Median Speed: 7.1 Mbps Median Speed: 7.1 Mbps 11.8
Source 
0 17.5

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 264 42 0 222 42
University, College, other post-secondary 35 19 0 16 19
Libraries 55 47 6 2 14
Medical / Healthcare 30 19 0 11 19
Public Safety 340 10 3 327 10
Community Centers - Government support 23 0 1 22 0
Community Centers - Non-Government support 16 0 0 16 0
Source 
CAI Speed Tiers
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 10,068
Population 669,526
Housing Units 323,250
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.81%
5.73%
5 - 19 21.22%
20.76%
20 - 34 22.15%
19.57%
35 - 59 33.20%
32.66%
60+ 17.63%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 32.09%
69.32%
Black 64.40%
11.19%
Hispanic 3.01%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.45%
4.08%
Native American 0.04%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $35,393 $58,811
Poverty rate 21.71%
15.81%
Below $25k 41.87%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 26.56%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 23.24%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 7.30%
16.50%
$200k or more 1.03%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
74.25%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
16.99%
24.84%
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