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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 100.0%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 100.0%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 99.7%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 99.2%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 99.1%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 99.0%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 99.0%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 30.4%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.8%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.8%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 99.8%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 99.8%
98.2%
Download > 25Mbps 26.7%
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 99.4%
90.0%
Fiber 11.3%
25.4%
Cable 99.0%
88.8%
Wireless 99.8%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 0.0%
3.0%
1 0.9%
8.8%
2 6.6%
32.4%
3 60.6%
36.9%
4 30.8%
13.7%
5 0.9%
3.6%
6 0.1%
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 2,354
3.8 Median Speed: 10.3  Mbps Median Speed: 10.3 Mbps 19.3
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 259
7.4 Median Speed: 16.1 Mbps Median Speed: 16.1 Mbps 30.6
Medium/Large Business 143
5.3 Median Speed: 15.0 Mbps Median Speed: 15.0 Mbps 35.6
Small Business 143
2.9 Median Speed: 9.8 Mbps Median Speed: 9.8 Mbps 23.4
Mobile 10,972
0.9 Median Speed: 2.4 Mbps Median Speed: 2.4 Mbps 7.0
Other 27
1.0 Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps 11.6
Source 
0 35.6

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 217 35 0 182 31
University, College, other post-secondary 44 7 0 37 7
Libraries 32 5 0 27 4
Medical / Healthcare 130 11 0 119 11
Public Safety 71 10 0 61 9
Community Centers - Government support 10 7 0 3 6
Community Centers - Non-Government support 0 0 0 0 0
Source 
CAI Speed Tiers
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 92
Population 759,804
Housing Units 319,870
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.27%
5.73%
5 - 19 15.58%
20.76%
20 - 34 21.60%
19.57%
35 - 59 40.14%
32.66%
60+ 17.41%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 50.08%
69.32%
Black 22.27%
11.19%
Hispanic 19.30%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 8.26%
4.08%
Native American 0.08%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $54,061 $58,811
Poverty rate 18.37%
15.81%
Below $25k 29.54%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 21.18%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 27.75%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 16.91%
16.50%
$200k or more 4.61%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
76.89%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
32.67%
24.84%
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