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Ridgecrest, CA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Ridgecrest

^ An estimated 18,779 Ridgecrest residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Ridgecrest

^ Collectively (all cities), 76.6% of all California residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 28th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Ridgecrest

^ There are an estimated 8,837 Ridgecrest residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Ridgecrest Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Ridgecrest

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Ridgecrest
    • Average download speed: 7.05 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.8 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 12.2 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.22 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 635 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Ridgecrest

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Ridgecrest
    • Average download speed: 2.24 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.98 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.41 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 175 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ridgecrest

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ridgecrest, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Ridgecrest, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Ridgecrest, CA

AT&T

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Ridgecrest Internet Statistics

Ridgecrest Internet Connectivity

Ridgecrest: 68% of residents are connected, with 28.1% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Ridgecrest


  • Ridgecrest Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 18,779 Ridgecrest residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 8,837 Ridgecrest residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Ridgecrest Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 21,154 Ridgecrest residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest: The median household income is $20,572 and 21% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in Ridgecrest

Free Wi-Fi in or near Ridgecrest, CA

Local businesses offering patrons free wi-fi Internet connectivity in the community.

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Community Anchor Institutions in Ridgecrest , CA

Organizations facilitating the greater use of broadband service in the community.


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Electronics Stores in or near Ridgecrest, CA

Businesses selling Internet-related hardware & software products in the community.

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California Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

California Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in CA, median download speeds are 1.02 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.37 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 6.13 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.36 Mb/s - 16.85 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.95 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.44 Mb/s - 2.89 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.59 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.88 Mb/s - 8.45 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.93 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.41 Mb/s - 2.88 Mb/s

California Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of California [1]: 68% of CA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 68% mark ranks California 37th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 24.8% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 9.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 28.1% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 32% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • California Internet Availability [2]
    • 76.6% of CA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks California 28th in the country.

California Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in CA, median download speeds are 3.64 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.44 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 8.85 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.36 Mb/s - 31.88 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.46 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.25 Mb/s - 10.26 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in CA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 3.2 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.44 Mb/s - 7.99 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.94 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.47 Mb/s - 2.57 Mb/s

Additional information about California

About Ridgecrest

Ridgecrest is a city with a population of 27,616 [2] that is located in Kern County in the state of California.

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Ridgecrest Internet Access

For more information about Ridgecrest Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding California Internet access overall, visit California Public Utilities Commission .

More About Ridgecrest

Of all residents in Ridgecrest, 63% have a high school diploma or higher, and 6% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

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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