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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 96.1%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 96.3%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 95.9%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 94.7%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 91.2%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 87.9%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 22.4%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 6.1%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 98.7%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 98.7%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 97.2%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 96.9%
98.2%
Download > 25Mbps 0.6%
14.0%
Download > 50Mbps 0.1%
6.6%
Download > 100Mbps 0.0%
4.3%
Download > 1Gbps 0.0%
0.1%
Source 
Technology Percent Population   Nationwide
DSL 88.0%
90.0%
Fiber 9.5%
25.4%
Cable 91.5%
88.8%
Wireless 98.9%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 2.3%
3.0%
1 10.9%
8.8%
2 56.1%
32.4%
3 25.8%
36.9%
4 4.7%
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 23,978
2.8 Median Speed: 6.0  Mbps Median Speed: 6.0 Mbps 12.1
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 543
3.3 Median Speed: 9.2 Mbps Median Speed: 9.2 Mbps 18.2
Medium/Large Business 944
3.1 Median Speed: 9.4 Mbps Median Speed: 9.4 Mbps 25.8
Small Business 1,107
1.5 Median Speed: 3.8 Mbps Median Speed: 3.8 Mbps 5.9
Mobile 82,884
1.0 Median Speed: 2.9 Mbps Median Speed: 2.9 Mbps 8.0
Other 212
1.4 Median Speed: 5.4 Mbps Median Speed: 5.4 Mbps 13.0
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0 25.8

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 2,592 2,336 0 256 2,336
University, College, other post-secondary 127 126 1 0 126
Libraries 395 389 0 6 393
Medical / Healthcare 213 210 3 0 209
Public Safety 1,782 7 0 1,775 7
Community Centers - Government support 1,888 1,782 0 106 1,434
Community Centers - Non-Government support 50 0 0 50 0
Source 
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 50,919
Population 10,117,329
Housing Units 4,666,422
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.91%
5.73%
5 - 19 20.92%
20.76%
20 - 34 18.67%
19.57%
35 - 59 32.85%
32.66%
60+ 21.66%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 68.62%
69.32%
Black 20.18%
11.19%
Hispanic 8.70%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.68%
4.08%
Native American 0.84%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $51,801 $58,811
Poverty rate 17.38%
15.81%
Below $25k 26.72%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 27.04%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 30.10%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 13.14%
16.50%
$200k or more 3.00%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
79.45%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
24.44%
24.84%
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