American Community Survey – Types of Computers and Internet Subscriptions

U.S. Census Bureau

Covered Geography:


Geography Type:

County (1-year estimate); Tract (5-year estimate)

Mapped Portion of Network:

Broadband Usage; Broadband Adoption

Map Description:

Census American Community Survey (ACS) data on the total number of households, type of computer devices and internet subscription available per household, and the household income in the past twelve months.

Coverage Definition:

Do you or any member of this household have access to the Internet using a –

a.cellular data plan for asmartphone or other mobiledevice?
b.broadband (high speed)Internet service such as cable,fiber optic, or DSL serviceinstalled in this household?
c.satellite Internet serviceinstalled in this household?
d.dial-up Internet serviceinstalled in this household?
e.some other service?

Collection Method:

ACS Questionnaire.