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Grand Rapids, MI Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Grand Rapids

^ An estimated 137,833 Grand Rapids residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Grand Rapids

^ Collectively (all cities), 79.6% of all Michigan residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 20th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Grand Rapids

^ There are an estimated 50,207 Grand Rapids residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Grand Rapids Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Grand Rapids

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Grand Rapids
    • Average download speed: 6.14 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 6.61 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 12.84 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 8.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 54 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Grand Rapids vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Grand Rapids

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Grand Rapids
    • Average download speed: 1.79 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.57 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.18 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.69 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 331 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Grand Rapids vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Grand Rapids

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Grand Rapids, MI

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Grand Rapids, MI

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

Featured ISPs for Grand Rapids, MI

AT&T

AT&T

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  • Fast, reliable broadband connections
  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Bundle with phone or other services for bigger discounts
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Grand Rapids Internet Statistics

Grand Rapids Internet Connectivity

Grand Rapids: 73.3% of residents are connected, with 27.2% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Grand Rapids


  • Grand Rapids Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 137,833 Grand Rapids residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 50,207 Grand Rapids residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Grand Rapids Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 149,680 Grand Rapids residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids: The median household income is $37,194 and 16% of households are below poverty level [6].


Michigan Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Michigan Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in MI, median download speeds are 1.3 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.71 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in MI [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 5.59 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.6 Mb/s - 14.67 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.05 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.48 Mb/s - 2.63 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in MI [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.06 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.63 Mb/s - 6.16 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.81 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.32 Mb/s - 2.03 Mb/s

Michigan Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Michigan [1]: 73.3% of MI residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 73.3% mark ranks Michigan 18th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 30% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 11.6% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 27.2% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 26.7% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Michigan Internet Availability [2]
    • 79.6% of MI residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Michigan 20th in the country.

Michigan Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in MI, median download speeds are 2.76 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.19 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in MI [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 6.67 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.06 Mb/s - 21.77 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 2.9 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.28 Mb/s - 8.14 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in MI [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.08 Mb/s - 13.94 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.44 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.63 Mb/s - 2.97 Mb/s

Additional information about Michigan

About Grand Rapids

Grand Rapids is a city with a population of 188,040 [2] that is located in Kent County in the state of Michigan.

MI Internet Access

Grand Rapids Internet Access

For more information about Grand Rapids Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Michigan Internet access overall, visit Connected Nation.

More About Grand Rapids

Of all residents in Grand Rapids, 73% have a high school diploma or higher, and 28% 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