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Table 702.40. Percentage of persons age 3 and over and ages 3 to 18 with no internet access at home and percentage distribution of those with no home access, by main reason for not having access and selected characteristics: 2010 and 2015
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected characteristic 20101 2015
Percent with
no access
at home
Percentage distribution of those with no home access,
by main reason for not having access2
Percent with
no access
at home
Percentage distribution of those with no home access,
by main reason for not having access2
Don’t need
it, not
interested
Too expensive Can use it somewhere else Not available in area No computer or computer inadequate Other reasons3 Don’t need
it, not
interested
Too expensive Can use it somewhere else Not available in area No computer or computer inadequate Privacy or security concerns Other reasons3
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16
Total, all persons
       age 3 and over
24.1   (0.25) 39.9   (0.54) 30.5   (0.58) 5.4   (0.29) 1.1   (0.11) 15.8   (0.50) 7.4   (0.30) 22.6   (0.24) 51.4   (0.52) 26.7 (0.50) 2.2   (0.17) 3.0   (0.25) 7.6   (0.31) 1.4   (0.13) 7.6   (0.32)
Sex                                                                                        
Male 23.4   (0.28) 39.7   (0.59) 30.4   (0.67) 5.8   (0.34) 1.0   (0.12) 15.6   (0.55) 7.5   (0.34) 22.1   (0.27) 51.4   (0.61) 26.8 (0.57) 2.2   (0.19) 3.2   (0.28) 7.4   (0.36) 1.5   (0.15) 7.6   (0.38)
Female 24.8   (0.27) 40.2   (0.59) 30.6   (0.60) 5.0   (0.28) 1.1   (0.13) 15.9   (0.52) 7.3   (0.32) 23.0   (0.27) 51.4   (0.57) 26.7 (0.56) 2.2   (0.18) 2.9   (0.25) 7.8   (0.33) 1.4   (0.13) 7.7   (0.34)
                                                                                         
Race/ethnicity                                                                                        
White 19.4   (0.26) 48.2   (0.78) 23.9   (0.68) 5.2   (0.31) 1.5   (0.16) 13.5   (0.48) 7.7   (0.39) 19.3   (0.30) 57.3   (0.66) 19.5 (0.56) 2.3   (0.24) 3.7   (0.37) 6.5   (0.34) 1.9   (0.18) 8.7   (0.45)
Black 37.1   (0.83) 32.3   (1.38) 35.9   (1.54) 6.1   (0.63) 0.6 ! (0.19) 19.0   (1.34) 6.0   (0.59) 32.6   (0.66) 44.8   (1.37) 34.8 (1.34) 2.4   (0.41) 2.0   (0.36) 8.7   (0.77) 1.4   (0.31) 5.9   (0.60)
Hispanic 36.5   (0.84) 28.8   (1.15) 40.8   (1.43) 4.9   (0.60) 0.5 ! (0.19) 17.6   (1.12) 7.4   (0.64) 29.9   (0.76) 43.7   (1.19) 37.1 (1.29) 1.7   (0.37) 2.0   (0.36) 8.9   (0.84) 0.4 ! (0.13) 6.2   (0.64)
Asian 13.0   (0.79) 41.6   (3.41) 24.1   (3.45) 5.9   (1.41)   (†) 16.4   (2.28) 11.8   (2.00) 15.8   (0.99) 53.3   (2.91) 20.8 (2.57) 2.8 ! (0.95) 3.0 ! (1.34) 8.5   (1.74)   (†) 11.0   (1.84)
Pacific Islander 29.7   (5.42) 23.0 ! (9.50) 44.9 ! (13.73)   (†)   (†) 31.5 ! (11.91)   (†) 23.6   (3.89) 35.7   (9.25) 37.7 (10.68)   (†)   (†) 11.4 ! (4.37)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska
       Native
38.7   (2.96) 34.0   (4.57) 28.4   (4.76) 8.5 ! (2.66) 3.5 ! (1.65) 22.0   (4.71) 3.6 ! (1.34) 32.1   (2.41) 36.6   (4.26) 37.1 (4.57) 6.1 ! (2.15) 6.7 ! (2.03) 6.8   (1.57)   (†) 5.6   (1.62)
Two or more races 21.5   (1.39) 28.0   (3.30) 35.7   (3.28) 10.1   (2.39)   (†) 17.5   (2.72) 8.5   (2.18) 18.1   (1.29) 42.5   (3.39) 35.6 (3.45) 1.8 ! (0.82)   (†) 10.5   (2.31) 3.1 ! (1.22) 3.4 ! (1.11)
                                                                                         
Age                                                                                        
3 and 4 26.3   (0.83) 21.0   (1.59) 48.3   (2.12) 3.9   (0.70) 0.9 ! (0.38) 17.6   (1.75) 8.3   (0.95) 19.8   (0.90) 34.5   (2.27) 41.4 (2.23) 1.9 ! (0.68) 4.3   (0.90) 8.1   (1.29)   (†) 8.8   (1.38)
5 to 10 22.3   (0.58) 21.5   (1.36) 46.0   (1.66) 5.7   (0.72) 1.4   (0.32) 18.3   (1.26) 7.1   (0.78) 20.0   (0.63) 36.1   (1.52) 38.7 (1.59) 2.5   (0.53) 4.5   (0.68) 9.5   (0.89) 2.0   (0.55) 6.8   (0.87)
11 to 14 18.1   (0.63) 21.8   (1.57) 47.5   (1.96) 7.1   (1.07) 1.8   (0.45) 15.2   (1.52) 6.6   (0.89) 18.4   (0.60) 38.2   (1.73) 37.4 (1.76) 2.2   (0.55) 5.8   (0.89) 8.2   (0.97) 1.1 ! (0.35) 7.0   (0.92)
15 to 18 18.2   (0.58) 22.1   (1.38) 45.2   (1.66) 7.6   (0.90) 1.9   (0.41) 14.0   (1.32) 9.1   (1.06) 18.2   (0.58) 41.2   (1.81) 35.6 (1.66) 3.5   (0.67) 4.9   (0.75) 6.6   (0.89) 1.6 ! (0.49) 6.7   (1.00)
19 to 24 21.4   (0.59) 24.2   (1.23) 44.2   (1.43) 7.6   (0.84) 1.1   (0.31) 15.7   (1.05) 7.3   (0.73) 17.8   (0.52) 43.1   (1.47) 34.0 (1.59) 3.3   (0.64) 3.8   (0.68) 7.2   (0.94) 1.1   (0.31) 7.6   (0.88)
25 to 29 22.9   (0.59) 26.6   (1.28) 40.7   (1.47) 8.0   (0.90) 1.0   (0.29) 17.0   (1.29) 6.6   (0.80) 19.1   (0.55) 40.5   (1.64) 39.2 (1.75) 2.5   (0.46) 3.4   (0.62) 6.9   (0.81) 0.5 ! (0.18) 7.1   (0.78)
30 to 39 18.9   (0.43) 27.1   (1.20) 39.8   (1.44) 6.8   (0.67) 1.4   (0.28) 16.7   (1.04) 8.2   (0.70) 19.2   (0.41) 40.2   (1.21) 36.2 (1.04) 2.6   (0.44) 4.3   (0.55) 7.7   (0.71) 1.7   (0.30) 7.4   (0.67)
40 to 49 18.3   (0.34) 31.9   (1.05) 35.3   (1.03) 7.1   (0.62) 1.9   (0.26) 15.3   (0.81) 8.4   (0.56) 18.7   (0.45) 41.6   (1.21) 33.6 (1.15) 2.6   (0.37) 5.3   (0.61) 7.8   (0.67) 1.5   (0.29) 7.7   (0.64)
50 to 59 22.8   (0.44) 44.5   (0.95) 26.7   (0.91) 4.6   (0.43) 1.0   (0.26) 16.0   (0.70) 7.1   (0.53) 23.3   (0.44) 58.0   (0.99) 21.7 (0.83) 2.3   (0.30) 1.9   (0.28) 7.8   (0.57) 1.5   (0.22) 6.8   (0.57)
60 to 69 28.3   (0.51) 54.3   (1.19) 17.9   (0.93) 4.6   (0.46) 0.6   (0.15) 15.6   (0.79) 7.0   (0.55) 26.0   (0.47) 60.8   (1.01) 18.3 (0.79) 1.7   (0.26) 1.3   (0.25) 8.3   (0.57) 1.6   (0.26) 8.0   (0.58)
70 or older 50.0   (0.60) 69.8   (0.83) 7.0   (0.45) 2.0   (0.23) 0.2 ! (0.07) 14.3   (0.62) 6.7   (0.40) 41.7   (0.64) 72.2   (0.82) 9.1 (0.50) 1.1   (0.19) 0.8   (0.18) 6.5   (0.46) 1.3   (0.21) 8.9   (0.50)
                                                                                         
Metropolitan status4                                                                                        
Metropolitan5 22.7   (0.29) 39.1   (0.58) 31.6   (0.62) 5.6   (0.31) 0.8   (0.12) 15.7   (0.51) 7.2   (0.33) 21.4   (0.26) 51.2   (0.58) 27.3 (0.56) 2.3   (0.21) 2.7   (0.24) 7.7   (0.35) 1.4   (0.14) 7.5   (0.35)
Nonmetropolitan6 31.7   (0.67) 43.4   (1.47) 26.3   (1.32) 4.6   (0.53) 2.3   (0.32) 15.6   (1.39) 7.9   (0.77) 30.0   (0.88) 52.6   (1.30) 24.1 (1.14) 1.8   (0.27) 4.6   (0.78) 7.1   (0.74) 1.5   (0.31) 8.2   (0.84)
                                                                                         
Family income (in current
      dollars)
                                                                                       
Less than $10,000 55.9   (1.07) 30.9   (1.17) 39.9   (1.43) 4.2   (0.56) 0.6 ! (0.21) 18.7   (1.21) 5.8   (0.61) 46.2   (1.08) 41.3   (1.41) 40.9 (1.43) 1.3   (0.34) 1.2   (0.32) 8.4   (0.85) 0.7 ! (0.25) 6.2   (0.70)
$10,000 to $19,999 49.7   (0.78) 41.3   (1.08) 31.3   (1.15) 3.5   (0.39) 0.5   (0.13) 17.2   (0.90) 6.2   (0.53) 45.3   (0.85) 48.3   (1.21) 31.9 (1.17) 1.0   (0.25) 1.5   (0.33) 9.4   (0.78) 1.0   (0.24) 6.8   (0.58)
$20,000 to $29,999 39.7   (0.77) 40.5   (1.16) 32.3   (1.21) 4.1   (0.43) 1.0   (0.24) 14.9   (0.89) 7.3   (0.62) 35.9   (0.83) 48.8   (1.33) 29.7 (1.24) 1.3   (0.28) 1.2   (0.24) 8.5   (0.80) 1.3   (0.26) 9.2   (0.94)
$30,000 to $39,999 28.9   (0.75) 42.7   (1.35) 28.8   (1.46) 5.9   (0.67) 0.9 ! (0.29) 14.3   (0.92) 7.4   (0.71) 29.2   (0.71) 50.1   (1.42) 28.6 (1.38) 1.7   (0.34) 2.1   (0.43) 9.2   (1.03) 1.0   (0.23) 7.3   (0.88)
$40,000 to $49,999 18.8   (0.66) 41.5   (1.97) 26.6   (1.91) 6.4   (1.04) 1.4 ! (0.53) 15.4   (1.40) 8.7   (1.08) 22.2   (0.91) 52.7   (2.12) 24.2 (1.74) 3.2   (0.71) 4.0   (0.97) 6.7   (1.05) 1.8 ! (0.55) 7.3   (1.02)
$50,000 to $74,999 14.5   (0.45) 42.7   (1.61) 22.6   (1.55) 8.8   (1.05) 1.5   (0.41) 15.0   (1.16) 9.3   (1.10) 15.7   (0.45) 60.5   (1.55) 16.8 (1.20) 3.0   (0.53) 5.9   (0.87) 5.6   (0.79) 1.3   (0.35) 6.9   (0.80)
$75,000 to $99,999 8.7   (0.49) 43.7   (2.93) 20.8   (2.70) 9.6   (1.71) 2.9   (0.88) 13.9   (1.89) 9.1   (1.50) 12.4   (0.54) 58.3   (2.09) 16.2 (1.74) 5.2   (1.13) 4.6   (1.02) 5.1   (1.07) 1.9   (0.54) 8.7   (1.32)
$100,000 or more 4.8   (0.27) 44.1   (2.81) 20.8   (2.06) 10.5   (1.99) 3.5   (1.01) 9.5   (1.64) 11.6   (1.84) 10.0   (0.41) 57.0   (2.08) 15.7 (1.46) 3.7   (0.64) 6.3   (1.06) 5.1   (0.92) 3.3   (0.77) 9.0   (1.04)
$100,000 to $149,999 5.4   (0.40) 44.3   (3.56) 18.8   (2.55) 12.4   (2.69) 2.8 ! (1.24) 9.6   (2.08) 12.1   (2.31) 10.0   (0.53) 56.8   (2.61) 16.2 (2.02) 3.8   (0.87) 4.4   (1.09) 5.3   (1.10) 3.5   (0.96) 10.0   (1.45)
$150,000 or more 3.9   (0.37) 43.8   (4.30) 24.7   (4.18) 6.7 ! (2.12) 4.8 ! (2.12) 9.4   (2.67) 10.7   (2.89) 10.1   (0.62) 57.2   (3.02) 15.1 (2.17) 3.6   (1.01) 8.6   (1.82) 4.8   (1.42) 3.0 ! (1.21) 7.7   (1.76)
                                                                                         
Total, all 3- to 18-
       year-olds
20.8   (0.43) 21.6   (0.99) 46.5   (1.23) 6.1   (0.57) 1.5   (0.23) 16.6   (0.98) 7.6   (0.56) 19.1   (0.42) 37.7   (1.06) 37.9 (1.14) 2.6   (0.36) 4.9   (0.53) 8.3   (0.64) 1.6   (0.32) 7.1   (0.71)
Sex                                                                                        
Male 20.7   (0.48) 22.3   (1.18) 45.9   (1.48) 6.7   (0.68) 1.1   (0.22) 16.6   (1.10) 7.4   (0.64) 18.8   (0.48) 38.8   (1.33) 37.0 (1.29) 2.5   (0.45) 4.9   (0.66) 7.7   (0.70) 1.8   (0.42) 7.2   (0.83)
Female 20.9   (0.51) 20.9   (1.15) 47.2   (1.41) 5.5   (0.60) 1.9   (0.35) 16.6   (1.11) 7.9   (0.71) 19.4   (0.53) 36.5   (1.27) 38.9 (1.39) 2.6   (0.45) 4.9   (0.61) 8.9   (0.83) 1.4   (0.34) 6.9   (0.82)
                                                                                         
Race/ethnicity                                                                                        
White 12.1   (0.47) 27.1   (1.97) 42.7   (2.04) 5.9   (0.81) 3.2   (0.57) 11.0   (1.01) 10.1   (1.15) 13.9   (0.50) 40.4   (1.73) 28.4 (1.61) 3.5   (0.68) 8.1   (1.05) 6.9   (0.91) 2.1   (0.59) 10.6   (1.35)
Black 35.4   (1.40) 17.6   (1.91) 48.9   (2.72) 7.0   (1.25) 1.0 ! (0.39) 20.1   (2.29) 5.4   (1.03) 26.3   (1.21) 31.9   (2.30) 46.2 (2.61) 2.5 ! (0.83) 2.7   (0.70) 10.4   (1.58) 2.3 ! (1.03) 4.0   (1.14)
Hispanic 34.6   (1.05) 19.2   (1.44) 48.8   (2.00) 4.9   (0.80)   (†) 19.5   (1.56) 7.1   (0.90) 27.5   (0.96) 38.1   (2.07) 44.2 (2.14) 1.6 ! (0.58) 2.3   (0.53) 8.7   (1.26) 0.4 ! (0.20) 4.7   (0.87)
Asian 9.6   (1.36) 27.4   (6.70) 42.3   (7.95) 10.2 ! (3.75)   (†) 11.8 ! (4.16) 8.4 ! (3.59) 12.9   (1.56) 47.4   (6.53) 24.6 (4.96)   (†)   (†) 5.9 ! (2.90)   (†) 14.5 ! (4.86)
Pacific Islander 28.5 ! (9.49)   (†) 69.0   (17.48)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 24.9 ! (8.35)   (†) 54.7 (21.36)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†)
American Indian/Alaska
       Native
38.7   (4.69) 26.3 ! (8.42) 41.0   (9.69) 11.7 ! (5.86)   (†) 15.5 ! (6.31)   (†) 28.2   (4.06) 22.2   (5.52) 54.6 (6.91)   (†)   (†) 8.0 ! (3.33)   (†)   (†)
Two or more races 20.8   (2.19) 20.3   (4.93) 42.7   (5.80) 12.2 ! (3.79)   (†) 15.6   (4.28) 9.1 ! (3.36) 16.4   (1.71) 32.1   (4.99) 39.6 (5.16)   (†)   (†) 10.6 ! (3.72) 5.9 ! (2.83)   (†)
                                                                                         
Metropolitan status4                                                                                        
Metropolitan5 20.0   (0.47) 20.9   (1.06) 48.1   (1.37) 6.2   (0.62) 1.0   (0.23) 16.4   (1.06) 7.3   (0.63) 18.2   (0.44) 38.6   (1.14) 38.3 (1.26) 2.6   (0.40) 4.3   (0.52) 8.4   (0.71) 1.7   (0.38) 6.2   (0.68)
Nonmetropolitan6 25.1   (1.12) 24.8   (2.27) 39.9   (2.49) 6.0   (1.14) 3.7   (0.75) 16.5   (2.22) 9.0   (1.44) 24.6   (1.22) 34.6   (2.31) 36.3 (2.53) 2.4   (0.60) 7.3   (1.48) 7.3   (1.44) 1.2 ! (0.48) 10.8   (2.37)
                                                                                         
Highest level of
      education attained
      by either parent7
                                                                                       
Less than high school 54.1   (1.68) 21.6   (2.16) 47.3   (2.31) 3.3   (0.82)   (†) 19.2   (1.91) 8.3   (1.26) 40.7   (1.80) 35.1   (2.78) 44.9 (3.23)   (†) 1.6 ! (0.59) 8.6   (1.54)   (†) 8.7   (2.00)
High school diploma or
       equivalent
32.3   (1.01) 20.0   (1.49) 48.1   (1.93) 5.5   (0.96) 1.0   (0.26) 17.8   (1.65) 7.5   (1.03) 27.6   (1.06) 36.1   (2.12) 41.7 (2.14) 2.1   (0.59) 3.9   (0.79) 9.5   (1.22)   (†) 5.9   (1.15)
Some college 18.6   (0.91) 19.6   (2.27) 50.6   (2.63) 7.8   (1.37) 2.4 ! (0.79) 12.9   (1.89) 6.6   (1.39) 18.3   (0.93) 38.3   (2.90) 35.9 (3.06) 4.0   (1.13) 5.5   (1.38) 8.2   (1.43) 2.3 ! (1.11) 5.7   (1.39)
Associate's degree 12.6   (0.89) 24.4   (3.29) 37.0   (3.95) 8.8   (1.97) 3.9 ! (1.41) 13.4   (2.45) 12.4   (2.15) 15.7   (1.06) 34.0   (3.44) 42.4 (3.45) 5.3   (1.51) 4.7 ! (1.46) 4.1 ! (1.29) 0.6 ! (0.26) 8.9   (2.14)
Bachelor's or higher
       degree
5.7   (0.39) 26.9   (3.20) 38.9   (3.73) 10.1   (2.08) 3.9 ! (1.27) 13.6   (2.15) 6.7   (1.70) 9.7   (0.52) 41.7   (2.31) 24.9 (2.27) 3.4   (0.92) 9.9   (1.75) 8.4   (1.69) 3.3 ! (1.06) 8.5   (1.41)
Bachelor's degree 7.2   (0.56) 23.3   (3.57) 40.9   (4.53) 11.2   (2.46) 4.6 ! (1.59) 13.8   (2.47) 6.3   (1.89) 10.7   (0.70) 41.9   (3.19) 25.7 (2.88) 4.7 ! (1.41) 10.1   (2.05) 7.1   (2.01)   (†) 8.8   (1.86)
Master's or higher
      degree
3.5   (0.46) 37.8   (6.44) 32.7   (6.27) 6.8 ! (3.00)   (†) 13.0 ! (4.51) 7.9 ! (3.46) 8.5   (0.66) 41.4   (3.90) 23.6 (3.52)   (†) 9.7   (2.46) 10.5 ! (3.16) 5.6 ! (2.13) 8.0   (1.81)
                                                                                         
Family income (in current
      dollars)
                                                                                       
Less than $10,000 56.5   (1.82) 13.2   (1.53) 54.6   (2.52) 4.7   (1.11)   (†) 22.8   (2.23) 4.0   (0.88) 39.4   (2.14) 24.7   (2.68) 57.4 (3.47)   (†) 1.7 ! (0.78) 10.0   (1.93)   (†) 4.0 ! (1.72)
$10,000 to $19,999 43.3   (1.50) 22.1   (2.06) 47.3   (2.36) 5.7   (0.96) 0.7 ! (0.29) 18.5   (2.10) 5.8   (0.98) 38.0   (1.78) 32.8   (2.89) 47.4 (2.94) 1.7 ! (0.66) 3.0 ! (0.99) 10.3   (1.81)   (†) 4.0   (1.13)
$20,000 to $29,999 35.7   (1.52) 20.3   (1.81) 49.2   (2.42) 5.4   (0.97) 1.2 ! (0.46) 15.6   (1.76) 8.4   (1.34) 29.9   (1.54) 33.9   (2.89) 44.4 (3.08) 1.3 ! (0.64) 1.2 ! (0.48) 8.3   (1.70)   (†) 10.0   (2.44)
$30,000 to $39,999 23.6   (1.23) 27.4   (2.76) 44.7   (3.26) 6.2   (1.27) 1.4 ! (0.63) 11.7   (1.62) 8.6   (1.62) 23.8   (1.35) 32.6   (2.80) 42.2 (3.25) 1.6 ! (0.66) 4.0   (1.17) 11.1   (2.19)   (†) 8.3   (2.10)
$40,000 to $49,999 14.3   (1.13) 22.1   (3.66) 48.2   (4.07) 6.8   (2.04)   (†) 11.1   (2.47) 9.1   (2.51) 20.3   (1.55) 45.6   (4.19) 31.6 (3.71) 3.5 ! (1.42) 5.7 ! (1.85) 7.4 ! (2.52)   (†) 4.0 ! (1.58)
$50,000 to $74,999 11.9   (0.77) 27.4   (2.95) 32.9   (3.20) 8.3   (2.01) 2.5 ! (0.92) 15.4   (2.56) 13.5   (2.46) 13.6   (0.84) 49.4   (3.42) 22.7 (2.53) 4.2 ! (1.34) 8.8   (2.22) 5.7   (1.33)   (†) 8.1   (1.97)
$75,000 to $99,999 6.9   (0.73) 34.5   (5.09) 34.8   (5.64) 7.5 ! (2.38) 4.1 ! (1.98) 9.7   (2.55) 9.4 ! (2.98) 10.4   (0.92) 49.2   (4.08) 20.5 (3.75) 7.5 ! (2.53) 8.1 ! (2.45)   (†)   (†) 8.5   (2.48)
$100,000 or more 3.0   (0.36) 26.1   (5.98) 32.4   (5.51) 13.2 ! (4.41) 7.7 ! (3.17) 6.8 ! (2.35) 13.9 ! (4.73) 9.0   (0.61) 44.7   (3.37) 20.4 (2.64) 3.0 ! (0.91) 10.6   (2.12) 5.6   (1.66) 5.8 ! (1.92) 10.0   (1.89)
$100,000 to $149,999 3.6   (0.54) 26.2   (6.88) 27.9   (6.61) 17.9 ! (6.03)   (†) 7.9 ! (3.08) 13.5 ! (6.08) 8.4   (0.77) 43.0   (4.62) 22.6 (3.97) 3.3 ! (1.29) 6.7   (1.97) 5.5 ! (2.56) 5.9 ! (2.30) 13.0   (2.86)
$150,000 or more 2.2   (0.56) 25.9   (9.86) 42.1   (9.79)   (†)   (†)   (†)   (†) 9.8   (0.98) 46.3   (5.06) 18.1 (3.91)   (†) 14.7   (3.60) 5.7 ! (2.18)   (†) 6.8 ! (2.94)
†Not applicable.
!Interpret data with caution. The coefficient of variation (CV) for this estimate is between 30 and 50 percent.
‡Reporting standards not met. Either there are too few cases for a reliable estimate or the coefficient of variation (CV) is 50 percent or greater.
1 In 2010, the reasons that respondents could choose from did not include privacy or security concerns.
2 Includes only persons living in homes with no internet access.
3 Respondents could specify "other" reasons. Examples of other reasons were not provided to respondents.
4 Persons living in areas whose metropolitan status was not identified are excluded from this analysis. In 2010 and 2015, less than 1 percent of persons lived in an area with non-identified metropolitan status.
5 Refers to metropolitan statistical areas, which contain at least one urbanized area with a population of 50,000 or more.
6 Refers to areas that are outside of metropolitan statistical areas.
7 Highest education level of any parent residing with the child (including an adoptive or stepparent). Includes only children who resided with at least one of their parents.
NOTE: Data are based on sample surveys of the civilian noninstitutionalized population, which excludes persons in the military and persons living in institutions (e.g., prisons or nursing facilities). Data for 2015 were collected in the July supplement to the Current Population Survey (CPS), while data for 2010 were collected in the October supplement. The July supplement consists solely of questions about computer and internet use. In contrast, the October supplement focuses on school enrollment, although it also includes questions about computer and internet use. Measurable differences in estimates across years could reflect actual changes in the population; however, differences could also reflect seasonal variations in data collection or differences between the content of the July and October supplements. Therefore, caution should be used when making year-to-year comparisons. Detail may not sum to totals because of rounding. Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), October 2010 and July 2015. (This table was prepared December 2016.)

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