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Important and interesting statistics here. Also follow the link to check out the infographic, it’s a concise image of the geographic line between those with access to home broadband and those without.

Blandin on Broadband

The White House recently released an interesting infographic on the Digital Divide. Here’s a run down of stats…

Overall stats

  • 98 percent of Americans have access to the Internet
  • 75 percent have access at home

Income

  • 80-90 percent of affluent homes have access
  • 50 percent of lowest median income homes have access

Education

  • 90 percent of households where head of house has a BA (or higher degree) have access
  • 79 percent of households where head of house has some college have access
  • 63 percent of households where head of house has a High School degree have access
  • 43 percent of households where head of house has a less than High School degree have access

Ethnicity

  • 87 percent of households where head of house is Asian have access
  • 77 percent of households where head of house is White have access
  • 67 percent of households where head of house is Hispanic…

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