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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 95.2%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 96.2%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 94.9%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 92.2%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 84.9%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 82.5%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 42.0%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 5.4%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 99.6%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 99.6%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 98.7%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 98.7%
98.2%
Download > 25Mbps 0.1%
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 89.4%
90.0%
Fiber 20.0%
25.4%
Cable 87.8%
88.8%
Wireless 99.7%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 2.6%
3.0%
1 19.7%
8.8%
2 57.3%
32.4%
3 17.2%
36.9%
4 2.9%
13.7%
5 0.3%
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 8,460
2.6 Median Speed: 5.9  Mbps Median Speed: 5.9 Mbps 12.9
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 150
4.1 Median Speed: 13.7 Mbps Median Speed: 13.7 Mbps 28.0
Medium/Large Business 242
1.9 Median Speed: 7.1 Mbps Median Speed: 7.1 Mbps 22.0
Small Business 408
1.3 Median Speed: 3.9 Mbps Median Speed: 3.9 Mbps 5.9
Mobile 33,827
0.7 Median Speed: 2.0 Mbps Median Speed: 2.0 Mbps 6.4
Other 92
1.3 Median Speed: 2.8 Mbps Median Speed: 2.8 Mbps 8.3
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0 28.0

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 1,725 1,303 3 419 1,185
University, College, other post-secondary 235 144 0 91 142
Libraries 244 201 0 43 197
Medical / Healthcare 292 197 1 94 196
Public Safety 792 347 82 363 311
Community Centers - Government support 940 864 39 37 862
Community Centers - Non-Government support 98 86 6 6 85
Source 
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 30,258
Population 4,869,283
Housing Units 2,295,908
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.62%
5.73%
5 - 19 20.55%
20.76%
20 - 34 19.36%
19.57%
35 - 59 32.38%
32.66%
60+ 22.09%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 67.59%
69.32%
Black 26.34%
11.19%
Hispanic 5.14%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 0.81%
4.08%
Native American 0.12%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $49,605 $58,811
Poverty rate 18.06%
15.81%
Below $25k 27.88%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 26.93%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 29.98%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 12.56%
16.50%
$200k or more 2.65%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
77.82%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
21.61%
24.84%
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