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Wilmington, DE Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Wilmington

^ An estimated 50,021 Wilmington residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Wilmington

^ Collectively (all cities), 77.2% of all Delaware residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 25th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Wilmington

^ There are an estimated 20,830 Wilmington residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Wilmington Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Wilmington

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Wilmington
    • Average download speed: 13.97 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 4.74 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 42.11 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 9.37 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 57 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Wilmington

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Wilmington
    • Average download speed: 2.86 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.27 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 3.42 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 4.36 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 307 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Wilmington

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Wilmington, DE

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Other Copper Wireline1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Wilmington, DE

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Wilmington Internet Statistics

Wilmington Internet Connectivity

Wilmington: 70.6% of residents are connected, with 21.9% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Wilmington


  • Wilmington Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 50,021 Wilmington residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 20,830 Wilmington residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Wilmington Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 54,697 Wilmington residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Wilmington

Wilmington: The median household income is $23,340 and 11% of households are below poverty level [6].


Local Internet-Related Businesses in Wilmington

Free Wi-Fi in or near Wilmington, DE

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

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Community Anchor Institutions in Wilmington , DE

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


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Electronics Stores in or near Wilmington, DE

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

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Delaware Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Delaware Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in DE, median download speeds are 2.27 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.97 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 14.95 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 6 Mb/s - 20.55 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 4 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.73 Mb/s - 5.46 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 3.77 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.22 Mb/s - 12.14 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.76 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.51 Mb/s - 5.4 Mb/s

Delaware Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Delaware [1]: 70.6% of DE residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 70.6% mark ranks Delaware 26th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 31.1% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5.5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 12.1% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 21.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 29.4% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Delaware Internet Availability [2]
    • 77.2% of DE residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Delaware 25th in the country.

Delaware Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in DE, median download speeds are 0.91 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.34 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 19.96 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 4.64 Mb/s - 42.93 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.65 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.48 Mb/s - 5.53 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in DE [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 9.96 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.97 Mb/s - 20.21 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 2.29 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.73 Mb/s - 5.81 Mb/s

Additional information about Delaware

About Wilmington

Wilmington is a city with a population of 70,851 [2] that is located in New Castle County in the state of Delaware.

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Wilmington Internet Access

For more information about Wilmington Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Delaware Internet access overall, visit Delaware Department of Technology and Information.

More About Wilmington

Of all residents in Wilmington, 71% have a high school diploma or higher, and 11% 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