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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 99.8%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 99.8%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 99.8%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 99.7%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 99.7%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 99.7%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 99.7%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 15.6%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 100.0%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 100.0%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 100.0%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 99.8%
98.2%
Download > 25Mbps 2.0%
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 90.9%
90.0%
Fiber 60.6%
25.4%
Cable 99.7%
88.8%
Wireless 100.0%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 0.1%
3.0%
1 0.8%
8.8%
2 25.5%
32.4%
3 50.0%
36.9%
4 23.2%
13.7%
5 0.4%
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 2,194
5.5 Median Speed: 13.4  Mbps Median Speed: 13.4 Mbps 21.3
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 44
7.5 Median Speed: 16.8 Mbps Median Speed: 16.8 Mbps 26.1
Medium/Large Business 59
2.3 Median Speed: 4.3 Mbps Median Speed: 4.3 Mbps 17.1
Small Business 88
2.8 Median Speed: 10.9 Mbps Median Speed: 10.9 Mbps 21.8
Mobile 8,303
1.2 Median Speed: 4.2 Mbps Median Speed: 4.2 Mbps 10.1
Other 3
20.6 Median Speed: 37.3 Mbps Median Speed: 37.3 Mbps 42.4
Source 
0 42.4

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 282 23 0 259 20
University, College, other post-secondary 23 4 0 19 4
Libraries 56 38 0 18 24
Medical / Healthcare 40 3 0 37 3
Public Safety 120 10 0 110 6
Community Centers - Government support 42 21 0 21 18
Community Centers - Non-Government support 0 0 0 0 0
Source 
CAI Speed Tiers
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 629
Population 734,938
Housing Units 296,947
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 4.66%
5.73%
5 - 19 19.78%
20.76%
20 - 34 18.81%
19.57%
35 - 59 33.97%
32.66%
60+ 22.77%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 91.46%
69.32%
Black 1.49%
11.19%
Hispanic 2.75%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.28%
4.08%
Native American 0.02%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $91,872 $58,811
Poverty rate 9.68%
15.81%
Below $25k 14.75%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 15.70%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 28.67%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 28.71%
16.50%
$200k or more 12.16%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
87.91%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
42.80%
24.84%
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