Computer and internet use
What data do you have on the use of computers and the Internet?
In 2013, 71 percent of the U.S. population age 3 and over used the Internet. Comparing the White, Black, and Hispanic populations age 3 and over, the percentage of internet users was highest among Whites (75 percent), followed by Blacks (64 percent), and then Hispanics (61 percent). The percentage of internet users in the population age 3 and over was generally higher for those with higher family income levels. For example, 72 percent of people with family incomes from $40,000 to $49,999 used the Internet, compared to 85 percent of people with family incomes of $100,000 or more.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Education, National Center for Education Statistics. (2016).
Digest of Education Statistics, 2014 (NCES 2016-006), Chapter 7 .
Related Tables and Figures: (Listed by Release Date)
- 2016, Digest of Education Statistics 2014, Table 218.10. Number and internet access of instructional computers and rooms in public schools, by selected school characteristics: Selected years, 1995 through 2008
- 2016, Digest of Education Statistics 2014, Table 218.20. Percentage of public school districts with students enrolled in technology-based distance education courses and no. of enrollments in such courses, by instructional lvl. & district characteristics: 2002–03, 2004–05, and 2009–10
- 2016, Digest of Education Statistics 2014, Table 702.10. Number and % of persons age 3 and over using the Internet and percentage distribution by means of internet access from home and main reason for not having high-speed access, by selected age groups...: 2013
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