American Community Survey – Types of Computers and Internet Subscriptions

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.

Definition of Broadband Coverage

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

  1. cellular data plan for a smartphone or other mobile device?
  2. broadband (high speed)Internet service such as cable, fiber optic, or DSL service installed in this household?
  3. satellite Internet service installed in this household?
  4. dial-up Internet service installed in this household?
  5. some other service?

Method to Collect Broadband Data

FCC Form 477. Data on Federal grants and support from the FCC. Data on state funding programs from the Alabama Department of Community and Economic Affairs – Broadband Alabama.

Organization:
U.S. Census Bureau
Map URL:
https://data.census.gov/cedsci/table?q=S2801&tid=ACSST1Y2019.S2801
Source Data URL:
https://www.census.gov/acs/www/data/data-tables-and-tools/subject-tables/
Mapped Portion of Network:
Broadband Usage; Broadband Adoption
Geography Type:
County (1-year estimate); Tract (5-year estimate)
Covered Geography:
National