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Wireline

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 93.2%
94.8%
Download > 3Mbps 93.2%
95.4%
Download > 6Mbps 88.9%
94.2%
Download > 10Mbps 87.4%
92.9%
Download > 25Mbps 84.4%
85.3%
Download > 50Mbps 81.7%
83.2%
Download > 100Mbps 81.1%
64.8%
Download > 1Gbps 4.3%
7.9%
Source 

Wireless

Speed Percent Population   Nationwide
Dn>3Mbps Up>768kbps 98.9%
99.3%
Download > 3Mbps 98.9%
99.3%
Download > 6Mbps 97.5%
98.5%
Download > 10Mbps 97.2%
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 83.9%
90.0%
Fiber 47.8%
25.4%
Cable 79.5%
88.8%
Wireless 99.2%
99.4%
Other 0.0%
0.0%
Source 

Number of Internet Providers

# Percent Population   Nationwide
0 3.7%
3.0%
1 12.5%
8.8%
2 36.7%
32.4%
3 43.4%
36.9%
4 3.2%
13.7%
5 0.5%
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 24,662
2.8 Median Speed: 10.9  Mbps Median Speed: 10.9 Mbps 20.0
Schools, Libraries, Community Centers 487
3.9 Median Speed: 12.6 Mbps Median Speed: 12.6 Mbps 39.6
Medium/Large Business 1,108
3.8 Median Speed: 10.3 Mbps Median Speed: 10.3 Mbps 31.6
Small Business 1,225
1.5 Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps Median Speed: 5.0 Mbps 15.2
Mobile 118,176
0.9 Median Speed: 2.9 Mbps Median Speed: 2.9 Mbps 10.4
Other 241
1.0 Median Speed: 4.9 Mbps Median Speed: 4.9 Mbps 22.5
Source 
0 39.6

Community Anchor Institutions

Institution Total Number of Records Subscribe to Broadband  
Yes No Not
Provided
Speeds
Reported
Schools K through 12 2,822 2,769 0 53 2,768
University, College, other post-secondary 291 289 0 2 289
Libraries 383 234 0 149 198
Medical / Healthcare 446 433 0 13 433
Public Safety 461 444 0 17 444
Community Centers - Government support 2,274 2,151 0 123 2,151
Community Centers - Non-Government support 159 147 0 12 147
Source 
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Demographics
Total area (sq miles) 40,326
Population 8,374,858
Housing Units 3,588,332
Age Area (%)   Nationwide
under 5 5.56%
5.73%
5 - 19 20.00%
20.76%
20 - 34 18.99%
19.57%
35 - 59 33.86%
32.66%
60+ 21.58%
21.28%
Race Area (%)   Nationwide
White 68.59%
69.32%
Black 18.53%
11.19%
Hispanic 7.74%
14.91%
Asian/Pacific Islander 5.06%
4.08%
Native American 0.09%
0.48%
Income Area (%)   Nationwide
Median income $71,184 $58,811
Poverty rate 11.66%
15.81%
Below $25k 19.07%
24.04%
$25k-$50k 22.09%
24.58%
$50k-$100k 31.53%
30.66%
$100k-$200k 21.14%
16.50%
$200k or more 6.17%
4.21%
Education Area (%)   Nationwide
High School
graduate
82.14%
79.93%
Bachelor's
degree or higher
30.80%
24.84%
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