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913. Internet Access and Usage, and Online Service Usage

For persons 18 years old and over (193,462 represents 193,462,000. As of spring. Based on sample and subject to sampling error; see source for details. Composition of regions: NORTHEAST: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. MIDWEST: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. SOUTH: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. WEST: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Hawaii]

 
Any HAVE INTERNET ACCESS USED THE INTERNET Used any
       ITEM Total Online/ IN THE LAST 30 DAYS online
adults Internet   service
usage Home Home Work Home Home Work in the
or work only only or work only only past
30 days
   
          1997
  Total adults (1,000) 1 193,462 31,686 46,305 25,500 22,931 29,127 16,640 13,806 23,494
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
Age:
  18 to 34 years old 34.4 46.4 43.2 39.6 37.4 46.6 44.5 38.9 45.7
  35 to 54 years old 38.2 46.1 47.2 49.8 54.7 45.9 47.4 54.2 46.4
  55 years old and over 27.4 7.5 9.6 10.6 7.9 7.4 8.1 6.9 7.8
 
Sex:
  Male 47.9 57.4 52.9 54.7 54.6 58.2 60.8 59.7 57.7
  Female 52.1 42.6 47.1 45.3 45.4 41.8 39.2 40.3 42.3
 
Census region:
  Northeast 20.2 21.0 21.6 22.8 21.7 20.9 20.6 20.5 23.6
  Midwest 23.4 22.8 22.7 22.2 22.9 22.2 21.8 20.8 23.2
  South 35.0 28.3 31.1 31.0 29.2 28.6 30.2 30.3 28.9
  West 21.3 27.9 24.6 24.0 26.2 28.3 27.3 28.4 24.3
 
Household size:
  1 to 2 persons 44.7 35.7 34.8 31.9 37.0 36.3 35.7 38.6 33.9
  3 to 4 persons 40.0 49.2 48.9 50.9 47.3 48.9 49.4 45.6 50.1
  5 or more persons 15.3 15.1 16.2 17.1 15.7 14.8 14.9 15.8 16.1
  Any child in household 42.1 46.4 47.8 50.0 49.5 45.9 47.4 48.2 47.6
 
Marital status:
  Single 22.8 32.1 28.6 24.6 22.7 32.2 28.5 24.5 31.3
  Married 58.4 59.0 61.7 67.5 66.6 59.0 64.4 65.8 60.2
  Other 18.8 8.9 9.7 7.9 10.7 8.7 7.1 9.7 8.5
 
Educational attainment:
  Graduated college plus 21.2 48.9 42.8 46.9 54.1 49.5 52.2 63.3 49.3
  Attended college 26.4 36.9 35.9 35.4 30.7 36.7 35.4 27.2 36.5
  Did not attend college 52.3 14.2 21.2 17.8 15.3 13.8 12.4 9.5 14.2
 
Employed full time 55.3 75.5 73.7 71.0 91.4 75.3 73.5 92.2 76.1
Employed part time 9.1 10.4 11.6 11.9 7.9 10.5 10.5 7.1 10.1
Occupation:
  Professional 9.8 23.8 21.5 23.7 27.9 24.6 26.7 31.6 23.4
  Exec./manager/administrator 9.1 20.8 19.6 19.6 27.7 21.0 20.1 31.4 20.3
  Clerical/sales/technical 18.9 26.1 26.3 23.9 29.8 25.2 22.6 26.8 26.9
  Precision/crafts/repair 6.9 5.2 5.7 5.5 5.4 5.4 5.5 3.9 4.9
 
Household income:
  Less than $50,000 62.7 33.7 35.6 28.1 29.2 33.4 29.0 24.9 31.8
  $50,000 to $74,999 19.6 26.0 26.7 27.4 26.9 25.7 25.9 27.4 27.2
  $75,000 to $149,999 15.2 33.5 31.7 37.3 36.7 34.1 37.5 39.2 33.6
  $150,000 or more 2.5 6.7 5.9 7.2 7.3 6.8 7.6 8.4 7.5
 
1998
  Total adults (1,000) 1 195,192 44,873 62,273 37,047 29,791 43,643 27,595 20,395 34,227
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
Age:
  18 to 34 years old 33.7 42.6 40.9 35.9 33.7 42.8 37.0 35.5 42.2
  35 to 54 years old 39.0 48.8 48.2 53.2 57.2 48.8 53.6 57.2 49.2
  55 years old and over 27.3 8.6 10.8 10.8 9.1 8.4 9.4 7.3 8.6
 
Sex:
  Male 47.9 53.9 51.7 52.5 55.7 54.3 55.9 58.4 53.8
  Female 52.1 46.1 48.3 47.5 44.3 45.7 44.1 41.6 46.2
 
Census region:
  Northeast 20.1 22.4 22.8 23.8 22.4 22.5 23.3 22.4 23.5
  Midwest 23.3 22.5 23.1 21.6 23.6 22.8 21.3 22.5 21.1
  South 35.0 29.9 30.0 29.2 29.9 29.7 29.7 30.0 31.5
  West 21.6 25.2 24.0 25.3 24.1 25.0 25.6 25.1 23.9
 
Household size:
  1 to 2 persons 45.3 36.9 35.8 31.6 39.8 37.0 34.4 39.6 36.5
  3 to 4 persons 39.3 47.9 48.1 50.8 46.1 47.7 49.6 46.6 48.4
  5 or more persons 15.4 15.3 16.1 17.7 14.0 15.3 16.0 13.8 15.1
  Any child in household 41.7 46.9 47.4 50.4 48.3 46.8 49.3 47.8 47.3
 
Marital status:
  Single 23.1 29.3 27.9 23.4 20.7 29.4 24.0 22.7 28.8
  Married 57.6 61.4 61.6 68.0 67.5 61.4 68.0 66.7 61.9
  Other 19.3 9.3 10.5 8.6 11.7 9.2 8.1 10.6 9.3
 
Educational attainment:
  Graduated college plus 21.7 46.9 41.8 45.8 54.7 47.4 49.4 60.0 45.9
  Attended college 26.4 33.9 34.5 32.3 28.6 33.6 31.8 27.0 34.7
  Did not attend college 51.9 19.2 23.7 21.9 16.7 19.1 18.8 13.0 19.4
 
Employed full time 55.1 73.8 71.5 70.8 92.1 74.1 73.4 92.1 73.7
Employed part time 10.2 12.0 12.6 13.3 7.7 12.0 12.1 7.0 11.8
Occupation:
  Professional 10.0 23.4 20.3 21.9 28.4 23.8 23.8 31.4 22.9
  Exec./manager/administrator 9.3 19.1 17.8 18.9 26.1 19.2 20.2 28.4 18.7
  Clerical/sales/technical 19.0 27.3 27.4 25.8 32.5 27.2 25.8 30.0 27.7
  Precision/crafts/repair 7.2 4.6 5.2 5.1 4.5 4.6 5.0 3.1 4.7
 
Household income:
  Less than $50,000 60.0 31.8 34.3 27.6 24.5 31.6 26.9 21.9 30.7
  $50,000 to $74,999 20.3 28.2 28.3 29.0 29.4 28.2 28.4 28.9 28.3
  $75,000 to $149,999 16.5 32.5 30.2 34.3 37.9 32.7 35.5 40.3 33.0
  $150,000 or more 3.1 7.5 7.1 9.2 8.2 7.5 9.2 8.9 8.0
 
1999
  Total adults (1,000) 1 197,462 67,228 83,677 53,719 38,930 64,144 44,913 31,101 53,052
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
Age:
  18 to 34 years old 32.9 40.6 39.3 34.1 35.3 40.7 36.7 34.9 41.0
  35 to 54 years old 39.5 49.2 47.9 52.4 56.1 49.2 52.3 57.4 49.2
  55 years old and over 27.6 10.2 12.8 13.4 8.6 10.0 11.1 7.7 9.9
 
Sex:
  Male 48.0 51.0 49.3 50.5 53.1 51.4 52.5 55.4 50.7
  Female 52.0 49.0 50.7 49.5 46.9 48.6 47.5 44.6 49.3
 
Census region:
  Northeast 19.9 19.8 20.3 21.3 20.3 19.9 21.0 20.2 21.2
  Midwest 23.3 21.6 22.0 21.1 22.3 21.8 20.9 21.4 20.3
  South 35.2 33.2 32.1 31.2 33.6 32.9 31.4 34.3 32.8
  West 21.6 25.4 25.6 26.3 23.8 25.4 26.7 24.1 25.7
 
Household size:
  1 to 2 persons 46.4 36.7 37.4 34.8 40.1 36.8 35.6 40.3 36.1
  3 to 4 persons 38.9 47.9 46.8 48.4 46.9 48.0 48.6 47.3 48.4
  5 or more persons 14.7 15.4 15.8 16.8 13.0 15.2 15.8 12.4 15.5
  Any child in household 42.3 49.1 48.7 50.5 49.3 48.8 49.8 49.3 49.6
 
Marital status:
  Single 23.3 27.5 26.6 21.6 22.1 27.5 23.4 21.5 28.1
  Married 57.5 62.1 62.2 68.9 66.2 62.3 67.7 67.3 61.9
  Other 19.2 10.3 11.3 9.6 11.6 10.1 8.9 11.2 10.1
 
Educational attainment:
  Graduated college plus 22.0 41.7 37.8 42.9 51.1 42.5 45.7 55.1 41.1
  Attended college 26.4 35.6 34.6 33.2 30.5 35.8 33.8 30.0 35.5
  Did not attend college 51.6 22.8 27.5 23.9 18.4 21.8 20.5 14.9 23.3
 
Employed full time 56.7 73.2 70.9 69.8 92.7 73.5 71.3 92.6 72.8
Employed part time 8.6 11.2 11.3 11.0 6.9 11.1 11.1 6.5 11.4
Occupation:
  Professional 10.2 20.6 19.1 20.1 28.3 20.9 21.5 29.1 19.7
  Exec./manager/administrator 9.6 17.9 16.3 17.4 26.1 18.1 18.1 27.9 18.0
  Clerical/sales/technical 18.8 27.3 26.4 24.6 31.6 27.4 24.9 30.5 28.2
  Precision/crafts/repair 7.3 5.6 6.0 6.0 4.9 5.6 5.6 4.4 5.6
 
Household income:
  Less than $50,000 57.5 32.0 34.8 27.2 24.8 31.1 26.9 22.8 30.9
  $50,000 to $74,999 20.7 27.5 27.4 27.3 28.9 27.8 27.1 28.3 26.6
  $75,000 to $149,999 18.5 33.7 31.6 37.2 38.1 34.0 37.5 40.0 35.2
  $150,000 or more 3.3 6.8 6.3 8.3 8.2 7.1 8.5 8.9 7.2
 
2000
  Total adults (1,000) 1 199,438 90,458 112,949 77,621 50,476 86,289 65,471 40,449 75,409
 
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
 
Age:
  18 to 34 years old 32.5 39.7 37.9 35.1 34.9 39.8 36.6 34.6 40.3
  35 to 54 years old 39.9 47.7 46.0 49.4 55.4 47.7 49.6 56.3 47.4
  55 years old and over 27.6 12.7 16.2 15.5 9.7 12.5 13.8 9.1 12.3
 
Sex:
  Male 48.0 49.8 48.5 49.3 52.3 49.8 50.1 52.7 49.3
  Female 52.0 50.2 51.5 50.7 47.7 50.2 49.9 47.3 50.7
 
Census region:
  Northeast 19.7 19.9 20.1 20.3 19.2 19.8 20.1 19.2 20.9
  Midwest 23.1 23.0 23.6 21.9 23.6 23.3 22.1 23.5 21.9
  South 35.4 32.6 32.7 33.0 33.5 32.4 32.4 33.2 32.2
  West 21.8 24.6 23.6 24.9 23.7 24.5 25.3 24.0 25.0
 
Household size:
  1 to 2 persons 47.9 40.2 41.0 37.9 41.8 40.4 39.0 42.6 39.5
  3 to 4 persons 36.9 44.4 43.3 45.9 44.6 44.3 45.6 44.4 44.5
  5 or more persons 15.2 15.4 15.7 16.2 13.6 15.3 15.4 13.0 16.1
  Any child in household 42.1 47.7 47.0 48.7 48.0 47.3 48.3 46.7 47.9
 
Marital status:
  Single 23.7 27.5 26.0 23.4 22.6 27.7 24.5 23.3 28.4
  Married 57.2 61.6 61.1 66.2 65.3 61.4 65.7 65.1 60.6
  Other 19.1 10.9 12.9 10.3 12.0 10.9 9.7 11.6 10.9
 
Educational attainment:
  Graduated college plus 22.5 38.0 33.6 38.6 49.2 38.8 41.6 53.1 37.8
  Attended college 26.5 34.8 33.7 34.0 30.6 35.0 34.4 30.2 35.0
  Did not attend college 51.0 27.2 32.8 27.3 20.3 26.2 24.1 16.7 27.2
 
Employed full time 56.8 71.1 67.8 68.5 92.2 71.3 70.0 93.2 71.3
Employed part time 8.6 10.5 10.4 10.4 7.5 10.6 10.8 6.5 10.5
Occupation:
  Professional 10.4 18.7 16.5 18.9 26.8 19.2 20.5 28.2 18.2
  Exec./manager/administrator 9.9 16.8 14.7 16.3 24.9 17.2 17.5 27.8 17.1
  Clerical/sales/technical 18.9 26.4 24.8 23.7 32.3 26.4 24.2 32.2 27.1
  Precision/crafts/repair 7.2 6.2 6.7 6.4 6.2 6.1 6.2 5.0 6.0
 
Household income:
  Less than $50,000 55.1 33.6 38.3 29.9 23.3 32.9 28.4 20.8 32.9
  $50,000 to $74,999 20.7 26.2 25.7 26.9 27.4 26.2 26.5 26.8 26.0
  $75,000 to $149,999 20.1 32.6 29.4 34.7 39.6 33.1 36.4 41.8 33.1
  $150,000 or more 4.1 7.6 6.7 8.5 9.7 7.8 8.7 10.7 8.0





1 Includes other labor force status and occupations, not shown separately.

Source: Mediamark Research Inc., New York, NY, CyberStats, spring 1997, 1998, 1999, and 2000 (copyright). Internet site (accessed 23 May 2000)

http://www.mediamark.com/



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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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