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Minnesota Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in MN

^ An estimated 4,190,101 Minnesota residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Info in MN by City

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Internet Availability in MN

^ Collectively (all cities), 83.9% of all Minnesota residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 5th in the nation [2].

MN Internet Access

Minnesota Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Minnesota

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in MN [3]
    • Median download speed: 7.15 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 2.44 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 19.26 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 5.76 Mb/s

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Minnesota

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in MN [3]
    • Median download speed: 2.65 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.96 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 7.36 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 2.77 Mb/s

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Minnesota

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MN

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in MN

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
Wireless6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Minnesota

AT&T

AT&T

  • High Speed Internet
  • Fast, reliable broadband connections
  • Allows you to connect all Wi-Fi-enabled devices
  • Bundle with phone or other services for bigger discounts
DSL Extreme

DSL Extreme

  • Get fast internet for an unbeatable price!
  • Packages as low as $17.95/month.
  • FREE installation (reg. $199); No phone line required.
  • Up to 75Mbps download speed; Wireless Router included.
HughesNet

HughesNet

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Minnesota Internet Statistics

Minnesota Internet Connectivity

Minnesota: 79% of residents are connected, with 33.4% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Minnesota


  • Minnesota Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 4,190,101 Minnesota residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 1,108,520 Minnesota residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Minnesota Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 4,449,993 Minnesota residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Minnesota

Minnesota: The median household income is $61,226; and 12% of households are below poverty level [6].


Minnesota Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Minnesota Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in MN, median download speeds are 1.08 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.74 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in MN [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 7.25 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.26 Mb/s - 16.8 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.04 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.69 Mb/s - 2.71 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in MN [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.65 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.89 Mb/s - 7.36 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.96 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.42 Mb/s - 2.77 Mb/s

Minnesota Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Minnesota [1]: 79% of MN residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 79% mark ranks Minnesota 3rd in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 27.9% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 13.2% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 33.4% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 20.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Minnesota Internet Availability [2]
    • 83.9% of MN residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Minnesota 5th in the country.

Minnesota Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in MN, median download speeds are 4.94 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.49 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in MN [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.78 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.86 Mb/s - 30.25 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 5.14 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.72 Mb/s - 11.57 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in MN [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 3.42 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.29 Mb/s - 10.72 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.14 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.66 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

Additional information about Minnesota

About Minnesota

Minnesota has a population of approximately 5,303,925, which ranks 21st in the U.S. among all states. [6]

MN Internet Access

More about Minnesota Internet Access

For more information about Minnesota Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding MN Internet service overall, visit Connected Nation.

More About Minnesota

Of all residents in Minnesota, 88% have a high school diploma or higher, and 28% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Minnesota Cities

ZIP Codes in MN


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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