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Internet Connectivty in WA

^ An estimated 5,379,632 Washington residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

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Internet Availability in WA

^ Collectively (all cities), 86.1% of all Washington residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 2nd in the nation [2].

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Washington Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Washington

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in WA [3]
    • Median download speed: 7.71 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.18 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 20.41 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.9 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: Washington vs. the U.S.

How Washington landline Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


Wireless Internet Speed in Washington

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in WA [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.35 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 5.96 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 2.36 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: Washington vs. the U.S.

How Washington wireless Internet speeds compare to the rest of the nation [4].


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Washington

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in WA

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Other Copper Wireline 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Cable Modem 100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in WA

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Wireless 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Washington Internet Statistics

Washington Internet Connectivity

Washington: 80% of residents are connected, with 33% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Washington


  • Washington Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 5,379,632 Washington residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 1,344,908 Washington residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Washington Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 5,789,829 Washington residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Washington

Washington: The median household income is $62,590; and 13% of households are below poverty level [6].


Washington Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Washington Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in WA, median download speeds are higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 7.3 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.24 Mb/s - 17.22 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.89 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.7 Mb/s - 3.1 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.35 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.85 Mb/s - 5.96 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.39 Mb/s - 2.36 Mb/s

Washington Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Washington [1]: 80% of WA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 80% mark ranks Washington 1st in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.4% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 13% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 33% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 20% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Washington Internet Availability [2]
    • 86.1% of WA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Washington 2nd in the country.

Washington Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in WA, median download speeds are higher for business & median upload speeds are higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.64 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.44 Mb/s - 30.08 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.23 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.17 Mb/s - 9.41 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5.2 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.4 Mb/s - 13.94 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.42 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.67 Mb/s - 5.18 Mb/s

Additional information about Washington

About Washington

Washington has a population of approximately 6,724,540, which ranks 13th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

WA Internet Access

More about Washington Internet Access

For more information about Washington Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding WA Internet service overall, visit Washington State Department of Information Services.

More About Washington

Of all residents in Washington, 86% have a high school diploma or higher, and 27% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Washington Cities

References

1. ^ Bureau of Labor Statistics & Bureau of Census

2. ^ United States Census Bureau

3. ^ Federal Communications Commission (FCC)

4. ^ FCC & National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

5. ^ National Telecommunications and Information Administration (NTIA)

6. ^ NTIA & U.S. Census Bureau