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State » Massachusetts
Congressional District » 01

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 98.0%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 98.0%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 95.5%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 94.4%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 79.7%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 79.7%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 79.7%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 2.1%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.6%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.6%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 98.6%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 98.6%
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 95.2%
90.0%
Fiber 2.2%
25.4%
Cable 94.6%
88.8%
Wireless 99.6%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 1.0%
3.0%
1 6.7%
8.8%
2 72.1%
32.4%
3 19.9%
36.9%
4 0.3%
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 1,637
2.8 Median Speed: 9.2  Mbps Median Speed: 9.2 Mbps 18.6
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 72
2.1 Median Speed: 4.9 Mbps Median Speed: 4.9 Mbps 9.5
Medium/Large Business 53
1.4 Median Speed: 2.8 Mbps Median Speed: 2.8 Mbps 12.8
Small Business 90
1.3 Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps 18.9
Mobile 5,040
0.6 Median Speed: 1.5 Mbps Median Speed: 1.5 Mbps 5.0
Other 4
0.3 Median Speed: 0.8 Mbps Median Speed: 0.8 Mbps 1.0
Source 
0 18.9

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 344 75 1 268 70
University, College, other post-secondary 34 8 0 26 6
Libraries 111 98 1 12 81
Medical / Healthcare 153 29 0 124 26
Public Safety 385 181 0 204 82
Community Centers - Government support 358 125 2 231 84
Community Centers - Non-Government support 152 3 0 149 2
Source 
CAI Speed Tiers
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 2,236
Population 726,357
Housing Units 327,578
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 4.57%
5.73%
5 - 19 18.81%
20.76%
20 - 34 19.80%
19.57%
35 - 59 32.93%
32.66%
60+ 23.88%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 81.29%
69.32%
Black 4.57%
11.19%
Hispanic 13.27%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.81%
4.08%
Native American 0.07%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $54,091 $58,811
Poverty rate 15.13%
15.81%
Below $25k 26.04%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 23.09%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 32.18%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 15.91%
16.50%
$200k or more 2.78%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
80.63%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
22.24%
24.84%
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