September 29: Internet Access in the US

Households in Washington state have the highest percentage of home internet access, while residents in New Mexico are less likely to have home internet.

Source: National Center for Education Statistics
Published: February 2019

Internet Access in the US

Among 120 million US households, 84% had internet access, according to the 2017 Census Bureau. This includes all households who pay for a cell phone data plan or internet service provider.

Top 5 states

Washington: 89.4%
New Hampshire: 88.8%
Colorado: 88.5%
Utah: 88.1%
Maryland: 88.0%

Bottom 5 states

Arkansas: 73.1%
Mississippi: 73.8%
West Virginia: 75.6%
Louisiana: 76.1%
New Mexico: 76.9%


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