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Table 702.30. Percentage of persons age 3 and over who use the Internet anywhere and who use the Internet at selected locations, by selected characteristics: 2011 and 2017
[Standard errors appear in parentheses]
Selected characteristic Percent using the Internet, 2011 Percent using the Internet, 2017
Anywhere1 At home At school At workplace Anywhere1 At home At school At workplace
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Total 69.7   (0.22) 64.1   (0.24) 17.6   (0.17) 23.9   (0.15) 77.7   (0.24) 71.9   (0.25) 15.6   (0.14) 29.2   (0.17)
Sex                                                
Male 69.4   (0.26) 64.0   (0.28) 17.1   (0.20) 24.8   (0.19) 77.5   (0.27) 71.5   (0.27) 15.4   (0.17) 30.1   (0.23)
Female 70.1   (0.23) 64.1   (0.26) 18.0   (0.19) 23.1   (0.19) 77.9   (0.26) 72.2   (0.29) 15.7   (0.17) 28.3   (0.20)
                                                 
Race/ethnicity                                                
White 75.0   (0.25) 70.5   (0.27) 16.9   (0.18) 28.0   (0.20) 80.2   (0.27) 75.2   (0.29) 14.0   (0.18) 33.1   (0.21)
Black 60.2   (0.67) 51.0   (0.77) 18.8   (0.49) 16.6   (0.40) 73.4   (0.54) 65.3   (0.64) 16.0   (0.40) 23.6   (0.49)
Hispanic 54.4   (0.66) 46.6   (0.72) 18.2   (0.41) 13.3   (0.35) 72.1   (0.59) 64.5   (0.62) 18.6   (0.34) 19.4   (0.34)
Asian 73.6   (0.83) 70.8   (0.91) 18.9   (0.63) 26.9   (0.75) 79.4   (0.98) 74.9   (0.99) 17.3   (0.63) 33.3   (0.77)
Pacific Islander 67.3   (3.76) 60.6   (4.16) 18.3   (2.54) 23.3   (2.95) 75.9   (3.85) 70.9   (3.83) 14.3   (2.13) 30.2   (3.17)
American Indian/Alaska Native 59.7   (2.62) 49.4   (3.47) 18.3   (1.69) 14.6   (1.31) 62.7   (2.27) 51.5   (2.41) 13.9   (1.41) 17.6   (1.54)
Two or more races 72.6   (1.26) 64.2   (1.41) 27.3   (1.30) 17.1   (0.98) 82.5   (1.13) 76.5   (1.30) 31.0   (1.32) 23.8   (1.03)
                                                 
Age                                                
3 and 4 25.9   (0.85) 24.1   (0.85) 10.0   (0.57)   (†) 51.0   (1.18) 45.1   (1.16) 14.8   (0.83)   (†)
5 to 10 51.3   (0.63) 47.1   (0.66) 33.7   (0.59)   (†) 69.3   (0.68) 57.5   (0.70) 44.2   (0.67)   (†)
11 to 14 73.0   (0.73) 66.6   (0.78) 55.8   (0.81)   (†) 77.0   (0.71) 68.0   (0.75) 56.1   (0.87)   (†)
15 to 18 85.2   (0.54) 76.9   (0.61) 62.4   (0.70) 3.2   (0.23) 84.9   (0.58) 77.6   (0.71) 59.6   (0.74) 4.8   (0.28)
19 to 24 83.1   (0.53) 73.5   (0.69) 39.0   (0.72) 18.9   (0.42) 85.3   (0.55) 79.3   (0.62) 32.2   (0.74) 28.2   (0.56)
25 to 29 81.5   (0.55) 72.8   (0.64) 12.8   (0.42) 38.4   (0.71) 85.6   (0.52) 81.4   (0.60) 11.1   (0.41) 47.6   (0.72)
30 to 39 80.9   (0.39) 74.4   (0.42) 9.3   (0.29) 42.3   (0.43) 85.5   (0.42) 80.7   (0.46) 5.8   (0.24) 49.4   (0.47)
40 to 49 79.6   (0.40) 74.6   (0.45) 7.6   (0.23) 42.8   (0.43) 84.9   (0.43) 80.2   (0.48) 4.5   (0.21) 49.7   (0.50)
50 to 59 71.9   (0.44) 67.3   (0.46) 5.1   (0.22) 36.0   (0.43) 79.7   (0.40) 73.9   (0.45) 2.3   (0.13) 44.3   (0.44)
60 to 69 64.4   (0.54) 60.3   (0.56) 3.3   (0.20) 19.9   (0.38) 75.8   (0.43) 70.4   (0.46) 1.5   (0.13) 26.2   (0.42)
70 or older 38.5   (0.55) 35.0   (0.56) 0.9   (0.10) 3.9   (0.20) 57.1   (0.52) 53.6   (0.56) 0.7   (0.09) 6.4   (0.24)
                                                 
Highest level of education attained by
   persons age 25 and over
                                               
Less than high school 31.5   (0.58) 26.3   (0.57) 1.2   (0.15) 4.8   (0.28) 51.4   (0.72) 44.8   (0.73) 1.8   (0.19) 9.9   (0.45)
High school diploma or equivalent 58.7   (0.38) 52.9   (0.38) 1.9   (0.10) 16.9   (0.28) 70.2   (0.41) 63.9   (0.44) 1.9   (0.12) 23.2   (0.33)
Some college 79.6   (0.42) 72.7   (0.42) 7.7   (0.26) 32.8   (0.47) 82.8   (0.43) 78.2   (0.46) 4.8   (0.21) 37.3   (0.51)
Associate's degree 82.6   (0.48) 76.4   (0.52) 7.3   (0.34) 39.9   (0.60) 85.5   (0.45) 80.7   (0.52) 4.0   (0.26) 44.5   (0.66)
Bachelor's or higher degree 90.0   (0.22) 86.4   (0.26) 12.1   (0.27) 56.1   (0.34) 88.7   (0.27) 85.6   (0.31) 5.7   (0.18) 56.3   (0.37)
Bachelor's degree 89.1   (0.28) 85.2   (0.31) 9.6   (0.31) 53.1   (0.41) 87.8   (0.31) 84.5   (0.37) 5.2   (0.21) 53.9   (0.48)
Master's or higher degree 91.6   (0.32) 88.6   (0.39) 16.6   (0.48) 61.5   (0.58) 90.4   (0.41) 87.5   (0.45) 6.7   (0.30) 60.6   (0.55)
                                                 
Metropolitan status2                                                
Metropolitan3 71.0   (0.24) 65.5   (0.27) 18.0   (0.18) 25.0   (0.18) 78.5   (0.25) 72.8   (0.26) 15.8   (0.16) 30.0   (0.20)
Nonmetropolitan4 62.8   (0.69) 55.9   (0.71) 15.2   (0.38) 18.5   (0.42) 72.9   (0.67) 65.4   (0.70) 14.1   (0.41) 23.9   (0.50)
                                                 
Family income (in current dollars)                                                
Less than $10,000 48.9   (0.82) 36.5   (0.89) 15.3   (0.56) 6.3   (0.36) 62.8   (1.07) 52.7   (1.12) 17.0   (0.82) 9.4   (0.51)
$10,000 to $19,999 48.2   (0.67) 38.7   (0.70) 13.1   (0.43) 7.8   (0.29) 59.7   (0.86) 51.4   (0.82) 12.7   (0.53) 10.2   (0.37)
$20,000 to $29,999 55.6   (0.62) 47.5   (0.69) 13.4   (0.38) 11.4   (0.32) 67.7   (0.71) 59.9   (0.76) 13.4   (0.50) 15.2   (0.43)
$30,000 to $39,999 62.0   (0.70) 54.8   (0.73) 15.2   (0.44) 15.8   (0.39) 71.3   (0.70) 64.3   (0.69) 13.5   (0.45) 19.9   (0.45)
$40,000 to $49,999 70.3   (0.72) 64.8   (0.76) 16.2   (0.48) 21.3   (0.47) 78.0   (0.72) 72.2   (0.79) 14.0   (0.48) 24.7   (0.60)
$50,000 to $74,999 77.6   (0.43) 73.8   (0.47) 18.0   (0.36) 27.8   (0.40) 81.4   (0.44) 75.8   (0.49) 14.4   (0.34) 30.7   (0.38)
$75,000 to $99,999 83.6   (0.37) 80.6   (0.42) 20.9   (0.48) 36.0   (0.47) 84.8   (0.51) 80.3   (0.54) 16.7   (0.47) 37.2   (0.51)
$100,000 or more 86.6   (0.36) 84.5   (0.43) 23.2   (0.39) 42.5   (0.41) 86.3   (0.35) 82.3   (0.39) 18.5   (0.28) 43.9   (0.33)
$100,000 to $149,999 86.9   (0.45) 84.7   (0.50) 23.1   (0.48) 41.3   (0.56) 85.7   (0.47) 81.5   (0.52) 17.7   (0.40) 42.0   (0.47)
$150,000 or more 86.2   (0.54) 84.2   (0.66) 23.4   (0.61) 44.1   (0.61) 87.0   (0.54) 83.2   (0.57) 19.5   (0.44) 46.1   (0.50)
†Not applicable.
1 Includes all persons who use the Internet at any location.
2 Persons living in areas whose metropolitan status was not identified are excluded from this analysis. In 2011 and 2017, less than 1 percent of persons lived in an area with non-identified metropolitan status.
3 Refers to metropolitan statistical areas, which contain at least one urbanized area with a population of 50,000 or more.
4 Refers to areas that are outside of metropolitan statistical areas.
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). Race categories exclude persons of Hispanic ethnicity.
SOURCE: U.S. Department of Commerce, Census Bureau, Current Population Survey (CPS), July 2011 and November 2017. (This table was prepared March 2019.)

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