Persons in Low-Income Households Have Less Access to Internet Services

04/10/2020

This factsheet presents estimates of access to internet services for low-income families, as well as differences by demographic characteristics and geography. Key takeaways include:

  • More than 1 in 6 poor persons have no internet access.
  • Persons living in nonmetropolitan areas have less access to the Internet than those in metropolitan areas.
  • Internet access is less common among older poor persons.
  • Access to the internet among poor persons varies across states.

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