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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 92.7%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 93.7%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 91.3%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 89.1%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 82.7%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 81.1%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 75.5%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 4.5%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.7%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.7%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 99.5%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 98.9%
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%
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Technology Percent Population   Nationwide
DSL 89.5%
90.0%
Fiber 30.0%
25.4%
Cable 79.9%
88.8%
Wireless 99.9%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 4.0%
3.0%
1 15.6%
8.8%
2 40.2%
32.4%
3 33.0%
36.9%
4 7.2%
13.7%
5 0.1%
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 6,962
1.4 Median Speed: 4.4  Mbps Median Speed: 4.4 Mbps 10.1
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 379
3.1 Median Speed: 10.4 Mbps Median Speed: 10.4 Mbps 23.0
Medium/Large Business 326
2.5 Median Speed: 6.4 Mbps Median Speed: 6.4 Mbps 18.8
Small Business 531
1.7 Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps 9.5
Mobile 25,928
0.8 Median Speed: 2.3 Mbps Median Speed: 2.3 Mbps 7.1
Other 91
1.3 Median Speed: 2.4 Mbps Median Speed: 2.4 Mbps 7.7
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0 23.0

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 1,929 947 10 972 926
University, College, other post-secondary 109 35 0 74 33
Libraries 581 497 54 30 444
Medical / Healthcare 179 82 2 95 64
Public Safety 1,192 128 6 1,058 88
Community Centers - Government support 683 359 17 307 253
Community Centers - Non-Government support 11 10 0 1 9
Source 
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 51,772
Population 3,099,663
Housing Units 1,383,965
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.58%
5.73%
5 - 19 21.67%
20.76%
20 - 34 19.90%
19.57%
35 - 59 31.01%
32.66%
60+ 21.84%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 92.14%
69.32%
Black 2.46%
11.19%
Hispanic 4.13%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.16%
4.08%
Native American 0.11%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $52,772 $58,811
Poverty rate 12.53%
15.81%
Below $25k 23.50%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 27.16%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 33.83%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 13.15%
16.50%
$200k or more 2.36%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
86.50%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
23.78%
24.84%
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