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									No. 1135. Households With Computers and Internet Access by Selected
          Characteristic: 2001
[In percent. Based on the Current Population Survey and subject to sampling error; for details, see source. See also text,
Section 1, Population and Appendix III]

                                                                          Households with computers                                            Households with Internet access
                                 Characteristic                                                                              Central                                                 Central
                                                                                            1                        1
                                                                      Total     Rural            Urban                        city 1               Total   Rural   1
                                                                                                                                                                       Urban    1
                                                                                                                                                                                      city 1
    All households . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           .      56.5               55.6                56.7                    51.5          50.5       48.7        51.1             45.7
Age of householder:
  Under 25 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      51.1               41.3                53.0                    50.9          44.7       33.5        46.7             45.3
  25 to 34 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       .      62.5               61.5                62.8                    57.5          57.3       55.4        58.8             53.9
  35 to 44 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       .      69.9               71.2                69.4                    62.1          62.6       62.3        63.4             54.3
  45 to 54 years old . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       .      66.9               68.0                66.4                    59.9          60.9       61.1        61.3             53.4
  55 years old or over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      39.1               38.0                39.5                    35.5          33.9       32.1        35.0             29.9
Householder race/ethnicity:
  White 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    .      61.1           58.0                    62.4                60.0              55.4       51.0        56.8          54.8
  Black 2 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .    .      37.1           31.5                    37.7                33.9              30.8       24.4        30.9          27.4
  American, Indian, Eskimo, Aleut 2 . . . . . . .              .      44.7           37.6                    49.5                3
                                                                                                                                 49.5              38.7       31.4        41.5         3
                                                                                                                                                                                        44.1
  Asian or Pacific Islander 2 . . . . . . . . . . . .          .      72.7           3
                                                                                     69.4                    72.8                67.4              68.1       68.2        64.1          63.1
  Hispanic . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .     .      40.0           36.6                    40.3                38.1              32.0       29.9        32.6          29.8
Household type:
  Married couple with children under 18. . . . .               .      78.9           78.6                    79.0                72.4              71.6       69.7        73.6          64.6
  Male householder with children under 18. . .                 .      55.1           53.6                    55.6                51.8              44.9       39.9        47.2          44.3
  Female householder with children under 18 .                  .      49.2           51.0                    48.9                41.6              40.0       40.9        42.3          33.5
  Family households without children . . . . . .               .      58.8           55.0                    60.4                55.2              53.2       48.9        55.3          49.7
  Nonfamily households . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .           .      39.2           31.6                    40.9                41.4              35.0       26.9        36.2          37.0
Education of householder:
  Elementary . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       .      16.0           13.4                    17.1                    16.9          11.2       10.4        11.6             11.5
  Some high school . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      28.2           27.6                    28.4                    25.5          22.7       22.4        22.6             19.8
  High school graduate or GED . . . . . . . . . .              .      46.5           50.0                    45.0                    39.0          39.8       42.1        39.3             32.5
  Some college . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       .      64.5           68.5                    63.2                    58.4          57.7       60.2        57.3             52.0
  Bachelor’s degree or more . . . . . . . . . . . .            .      79.8           81.1                    79.5                    76.7          75.2       75.1        75.0             72.0
Household income:
  Under $5,000 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .       .      25.9               17.9                28.2                    24.5          20.5       12.5        23.0             20.2
  $5,000 to $9,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      19.2               16.4                20.1                    20.6          14.4       11.0        15.5             14.5
  $10,000 to $14,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      25.7               24.3                26.3                    24.3          19.4       18.1        20.7             19.3
  $15,000 to $19,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      31.8               29.4                32.6                    33.9          23.6       21.0        25.3             24.6
  $20,000 to $24,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      40.1               40.0                40.1                    36.4          31.8       31.7        32.4             28.7
  $25,000 to $34,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      49.7               49.4                49.9                    49.9          42.2       40.5        43.7             41.3
  $35,000 to $49,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      64.3               64.7                64.2                    64.4          56.4       55.0        57.5             56.2
  $50,000 to $74,999 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      77.7               78.1                77.6                    75.8          71.4       70.6        71.7             70.5
  $75,000 and over . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .         .      89.0               89.0                88.9                    86.4          85.4       84.8        85.5             83.8
    1
      See text, Section 1, Population. 2 Non-Hispanic. 3 Figure does not meet standards of reliability or precision.
    Source: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, A Nation Online: How
Americans Are Expanding Their Use of the Internet, February 2002. Internet site <http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/dn/
index.html> (accessed 17 April 2002).


No. 1136. Households With Computers and Internet Access: 1998 and 2001
[In percent. Based on the Current Population Survey and subject to sampling error; for details, see source. See also text,
Section 1, Population and Appendix III]

                                          1998                     2001                                                                       1998                         2001
         State                         Com-       Internet    Com-        Internet               State                                  Com-          Internet          Com-        Internet
                                      puters       access    puters        access                                                      puters          access          puters        access
         U.S..   .   .   .   .          42.1         26.2     56.5            50.5        MO     .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              41.8           24.3         56.0           47.5
 AL .    ....    .   .   .   .          34.3         21.6     43.7            37.6        MT .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              40.9           21.5         55.6           45.5
 AK .    ....    .   .   .   .          62.4         44.1     68.7            64.1        NE .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              42.9           22.9         58.2           52.5
 AZ .    ....    .   .   .   .          44.3         29.3     59.4            51.9        NV .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              41.6           26.5         55.0           50.2
 AR .    ....    .   .   .   .          29.8         14.7     46.8            36.9        NH .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              54.2           37.1         61.2           57.2
 CA .    ....    .   .   .   .          47.5         30.7     61.5            55.3
                                                                                          NJ .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              48.1           31.3         67.7           61.6
 CO.     ....    .   .   .   .          55.3         34.5     64.7            58.5        NM.    .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              42.2           25.8         50.6           43.1
 CT .    ....    .   .   .   .          43.8         31.8     58.7            55.0        NY .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              37.3           23.7         50.1           44.5
 DE .    ....    .   .   .   .          40.5         25.1     58.4            52.5        NC .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              35.0           19.9         53.0           46.5
 DC .    ....    .   .   .   .          41.4         24.2     55.9            52.8        ND .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              40.2           20.6         57.6           50.9
 FL .    ....    .   .   .   .          39.5         27.8     52.4            46.7
                                                                                          OH.    .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              40.7           24.6         49.9           43.8
 GA .    ....    .   .   .   .          35.8         23.9     63.1            55.2        OK .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              37.8           20.4         65.8           58.2
 HI .    ....    .   .   .   .          42.3         27.9     62.8            52.7        OR.    .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              51.3           32.7         53.5           48.7
 ID .    ....    .   .   .   .          50.0         27.4     53.0            46.9        PA .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              39.3           24.9         58.6           53.1
 IL. .   ....    .   .   .   .          42.7         26.5     53.2            47.3        RI .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              41.0           27.1         52.2           45.0
 IN .    ....    .   .   .   .          43.5         26.1     59.4            51.0
                                                                                          SC .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              35.7           21.4         55.3           47.6
 IA .    ....    .   .   .   .          41.4         21.8     57.5            50.9        SD .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              41.6           23.9         51.3           44.8
 KS .    ....    .   .   .   .          43.7         25.7     49.8            44.2        TN .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              37.5           21.3         53.7           47.7
 KY .    ....    .   .   .   .          35.9         21.1     45.7            40.2        TX .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              40.9           24.5         67.7           54.1
 LA .    ....    .   .   .   .          31.1         17.8     62.8            53.3        UT .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              60.1           35.8         60.4           53.4
 ME.     ....    .   .   .   .          43.4         26.0     64.1            57.8        VT .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              48.7           31.8         58.8           54.9
 MD.     ....    .   .   .   .          46.3         31.0     59.1            54.7        VA .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              46.4           27.9         49.3           41.4
 MA.     ....    .   .   .   .          43.4         28.1     58.3            51.2        WA     .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              56.3           36.6         66.5           60.4
 MI .    ....    .   .   .   .          44.0         25.4     64.6            55.6        WV     .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              28.3           17.6         48.0           40.7
 MN.     ....    .   .   .   .          47.6         29.0     41.9            36.1        WI .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              43.0           25.1         56.4           50.2
 MS.     ....    .   .   .   .          25.7         13.6     55.3            49.9        WY     .   .   .   .   .   .   .   .              46.1           22.7         58.1           51.0
     Source: U.S. Department of Commerce, National Telecommunications and Information Administration, Falling through the Net:
Defining the Digital Divide, July 1999 and A Nation Online: How Americans Are Expanding Their Use of the Internet, February 2002.
Internet site <http://www.ntia.doc.gov/ntiahome/dn/index.html> (accessed 17 April 2002).




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                                                                               U.S. Census Bureau, Statistical Abstract of the United States: 2002

								
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