72% of Americans have broadband
53% of all US households now subscribe to a broadband high-speed Internet service at home. Broadband services now account for about 72% of all home Internet subscriptions ? compared to 60% in 2006. 68% of all households with annual incomes over $50,000 now get broadband ? compared to 59% in 2006. 39% of all households with annual incomes under $50,000 get broadband ? compared to 27% in 2006. While 81% of all US households have at least one computer, only 56% of those with annual household incomes under $30,000 have a computer at home. Just 45% of households with annual incomes below $30,000 subscribe to an Internet service at home ? compared to 92% of households with annual incomes above $75,000. Overall, 7% of all Internet subscribers say that broadband is not available in their area, Leichtman Research says.