27.7% of Americans 65+ years old are online

65.9% of those aged 50-64 and 27.7% of those 65 and above are online today, eMarketer says.

65.9% of those aged 50-64 and 27.7% of those 65 and above are online today, eMarketer says. In 2008 73.7% of those aged 50-64 and 34.1% of those 65 and above will use Internet.

Senior citizens who are online

  Age 50-64 Age 65+
2003 61% 23.9%
2004 63.2 25.8
2005 65.9 27.7
2006 68.3 30.0
2007 70.9 32.2
2008 73.7 34.1
Source: eMarketer, Department of Commerce