Percentage of Internet Users in the U.S., 2011

  Use the internet
Total adults 78%
Women 78
Men 78
Age
18–29 95
30–49 87
50–64 74
65+ 42
Race/ethnicity
White, Non-Hispanic 79
Black, Non-Hispanic 67
Hispanic 78
Geography
Urban 79
Suburban 80
Rural 72
Household income
Less than $30,000/yr 63
$30,000-$49,999 85
$50,000-$74,999 89
$75,000+ 96
Educational attainment
Less than high school 42
High school 69
Some college 89
College+ 94
1. Any online/Internet usage is a net of those who looked at or used the Internet or any online service at home, work, or another place in the past 30 days.
Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project, May 2011.

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