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Santa Maria, CA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Santa Maria

^ An estimated 67,696 Santa Maria residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Santa Maria

^ 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 Santa Maria

^ There are an estimated 31,857 Santa Maria residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Santa Maria Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Santa Maria

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Santa Maria
    • Average download speed: 7.21 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.77 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 15.38 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.74 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 364 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Santa Maria vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Santa Maria

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Santa Maria
    • Average download speed: 2.3 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.48 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.68 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 1306 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Santa Maria vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Santa Maria

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Santa Maria, CA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s25 Mb/s - 50 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Santa Maria, 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
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

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Santa Maria Internet Statistics

Santa Maria Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Santa Maria


  • Santa Maria Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 67,696 Santa Maria residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 31,857 Santa Maria residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Santa Maria Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 76,258 Santa Maria residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Santa Maria

Santa Maria: The median household income is $42,467 and 18% of households are below poverty level [6].


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 Santa Maria

Santa Maria is a city with a population of 99,553 [2] that is located in Santa Barbara County in the state of California.

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Santa Maria Internet Access

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

More About Santa Maria

Of all residents in Santa Maria, 69% have a high school diploma or higher, and 12% 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