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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 99.6%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 99.6%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 99.6%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 99.6%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 99.6%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 98.6%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.7%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.7%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 99.7%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 99.6%
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 82.4%
90.0%
Fiber 99.1%
25.4%
Cable 98.7%
88.8%
Wireless 99.8%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 0.1%
3.0%
1 0.4%
8.8%
2 0.6%
32.4%
3 8.5%
36.9%
4 31.2%
13.7%
5 15.8%
3.6%
6 27.7%
1.3%
7 15.5%
0.4%
8+ 0.2%
0.1%
Source 

Broadband Speed Test (Mbps)

Location Cumulative Tests
    25* percentile  median speed (Mbps) median speed (Mbps)    75* percentile
Home 1,142
6.9 Median Speed: 14.6  Mbps Median Speed: 14.6 Mbps 21.2
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 23
9.3 Median Speed: 22.8 Mbps Median Speed: 22.8 Mbps 28.2
Medium/Large Business 41
11.9 Median Speed: 17.2 Mbps Median Speed: 17.2 Mbps 22.6
Small Business 52
5.0 Median Speed: 5.7 Mbps Median Speed: 5.7 Mbps 14.5
Mobile 4,174
1.1 Median Speed: 3.4 Mbps Median Speed: 3.4 Mbps 10.4
Other 15
2.4 Median Speed: 6.9 Mbps Median Speed: 6.9 Mbps 14.3
Source 
0 28.2

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 254 194 0 60 189
University, College, other post-secondary 14 11 0 3 7
Libraries 50 46 0 4 44
Medical / Healthcare 30 10 0 20 8
Public Safety 144 63 7 74 33
Community Centers - Government support 39 36 0 3 18
Community Centers - Non-Government support 4 2 0 2 0
Source 
CAI Speed Tiers
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 954
Population 526,921
Housing Units 234,317
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 4.31%
5.73%
5 - 19 17.42%
20.76%
20 - 34 19.67%
19.57%
35 - 59 34.86%
32.66%
60+ 23.74%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 86.34%
69.32%
Black 2.65%
11.19%
Hispanic 9.34%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 1.50%
4.08%
Native American 0.17%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $63,591 $58,811
Poverty rate 12.86%
15.81%
Below $25k 21.76%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 21.02%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 33.14%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 20.01%
16.50%
$200k or more 4.08%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
80.30%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
25.91%
24.84%
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