US broadband access by demographic groups

76% of American adults (those age 18 and older) reported using the internet, according to the Pew Internet Project. And 24% say they do not use the internet. 59% of internet users go online at least once a day from home, and 43% say they use it that often from work.Demographic groupInternet accessBroadband accessMen78%79%Women75%75%Whites78%78%Blacks68%68%English-speaking Latinos75%73%Gen [...]

76% of American adults (those age 18 and older) reported using the internet, according to the Pew Internet Project. And 24% say they do not use the internet. 59% of internet users go online at least once a day from home, and 43% say they use it that often from work.

Demographic group Internet access Broadband access
Men 78% 79%
Women 75% 75%
Whites 78% 78%
Blacks 68% 68%
English-speaking Latinos 75% 73%
Gen Y (age 18-30) 91% 79%
Gen X (31-42) 90% 84%
Boomers (43-61) 79% 76%
Matures (62-71) 56% 65%
After work (71+) 29% 54%
Household earns less than $40,000 61% 62%
Household earns more than $40,000 91% 86%
Less than HS diploma 41% 61%
HS diploma 69% 73%
Some college 86% 78%
College degree + 93% 83%
Rural 66% 64%
Suburban 80% 79%
Urban 76% 79%

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