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Home broadband use by income


Home broadband use by income
% of U.S. adults who say they subscribe to home broadband, by annual household income
 Less than $30,000$30,000- $49,999$50,000- $74,999$75,000+Less than $30,000 (NPORS)$30,000- $69,999 (NPORS)$70,000- $99,999 (NPORS)$100,000+ (NPORS)
3/31/20000%0%1%2%
9/10/20012%4%8%20%
9/19/20013%8%10%16%
10/1/20012%5%8%14%
10/7/20013%4%  
10/18/20014%5%10%19%
11/18/20014%7%11%18%
12/23/20014%7%10%23%
1/31/20024%6%11%22%
5/19/20025%8%13%25%
7/26/20024%10%14%23%
10/6/20026%11%26%32%
10/27/20027%10%12%26%
11/24/20027%13%16%34%
12/22/20025%12%16%27%
3/24/20037%11%22%32%
3/25/20037%11%22%33%
5/20/20037%14%25%30%
6/24/20037%14%21%37%
8/3/20038%14%22%38%
12/14/20039%16%25%42%
3/1/200410%23%36%46%
3/17/200413%25%27%49%
6/17/200412%18%31%48%
7/3/200412%19%35%48%
11/22/200413%25%34%54%
11/30/200412%24%37%50%
2/9/200515%27%32%58%
3/21/200515%27%38%56%
6/7/200518%29%44%63%
12/8/200521%30%46%64%
12/31/200517%30%52%63%
2/6/200622%32%51%67%
3/28/200629%40%52%69%
4/6/200622%44%49%68%
8/31/200622%39%56%74%
12/4/200626%44%50%77%
12/30/200624%46%61%73%
12/2/200740%52%69%78%
1/13/200828%51%61%77%
5/11/200831%53%67%82%
8/10/200838%59%68%79%
8/31/200836%53%71%83%
12/4/200831%61%73%85%
12/20/200833%57%69%83%
4/19/200939%61%79%85%
6/21/200945%53%83%87%
9/14/200942%66%82%88%
12/27/200941%62%78%83%
1/19/201045%61%74%87%
5/30/201042%65%79%87%
9/13/201040%64%80%88%
11/24/201042%66%75%89%
12/21/201041%65%81%88%
5/22/201140%70%79%88%
8/26/201141%65%81%89%
1/8/201247%67%81%88%
2/19/201245%64%82%91%
4/3/201246%68%85%87%
11/10/201247%71%83%90%
12/9/201246%69%79%89%
5/19/201354%70%84%88%
9/30/201352%71%85%91%
4/12/201544%72%83%90%
7/12/201547%64%78%89%
11/15/201545%68%81%88%
4/4/201649%73%80%91%
11/6/201653%71%83%93%
1/10/201845%67%79%87%
2/7/201956%72%87%92%
2/8/202157%74%87%92%
9/5/202357%76%88%95%

Note: The vertical line indicates a change in mode. Polls from 2000-2021 were conducted via phone. In 2023, the poll was conducted via web and mail. For more details on this shift, please read our Q&A. The Center has used several different question wordings to identify broadband users in recent years, which may account for some variance in broadband adoption figures between 2015 and 2018. Our survey conducted in July 2015 used a directly comparable question wording to the one conducted in January 2018. Refer to the topline for more information on how question wording varied over the years. Respondents who did not give an answer or gave other responses are not shown.

Source: Surveys of U.S. adults conducted 2000-2023.

PEW RESEARCH CENTER

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