Study: 12.22% of American households do not have Internet access

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On average, 12.22% of US households do not have internet access, according to data study published by LendingTree which analyzed statistics from the US Census Bureau’s 2020 American Community Survey.

Among the 50 states, has the lowest number of households without internet access at 6.40% while Mississippi has the highest at 20.73%. Regionally, Connecticut ranks 13th among states with 10.08% of households without internet access and New York ranks 27th with a 12% lack of household connectivity.

On average, 72.44% of the country’s more than 100 million Internet-connected households have more than one type of subscription.

“Homebuyers who are considering relocating – particularly if they are planning to move to a more rural part of the country – need to be sure that the home they are considering buying has internet connectivity,” Jacob said. Channel, senior economist at LendingTree and author of the new data study. “This is especially true if they plan to work remotely from their new home. Remember that while Internet access may seem universal in the United States, it certainly isn’t. »

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Phil Hall’s writing for Westfair Communications has won numerous Connecticut Press Club and Connecticut Society of Professional Journalists awards. He is a former United Nations-based reporter for Fairchild Broadcast News and the author of 10 books (including the 2020 release “Moby Dick: The Radio Play” and the upcoming “Jesus Christ Movie Star”, both published by BearManor Media ). He is also the host of the SoundCloud podcast “The Online Movie Show”, co-host of the WAPJ-FM talk show “Nutmeg Chatter” and writer with credits in The New York Times, New York Daily News, Hartford Courant, Wired, The Hill’s Congress Blog, Profit Confidential, The MReport, and Outside of journalism, he’s also a horror movie actor – usually playing the creepy villain who is gravely killed off at the end of each movie.