|51% of all U.S. homes had a computer;
41.5% of all U.S. homes had Internet access
|White (46.1%) and Asian American
& Pacific Islander (56.8%) households continued to have
Internet access at levels more than double those of Black
(23.5%) and Hispanic (23.6%) households.
|86.3% of households earning $75,000
and above per year had Internet access compared to 12.7% of
households earning less than $15,000 per year.
|Nearly 65% of college graduates
have home Internet access; only 11.7% of households headed
by persons with less than a high school education have Internet
Rural areas, though still lagging
behind urban areas, had surpassed inner-cities in Internet
availability and use:
- Urban 42.3
- Rural 38.9
- Central City 37.7
|Of those who use the Internet outside
the home, 62.7% do so at work, 18.9% at K-12 schools, 8.3%
in other school settings, 9.6% at libraries, .5% at Community
Centers, and 13.8% use someone else’s computer.