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Bessemer City, NC Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Bessemer City

^ An estimated 3,535 Bessemer City residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Bessemer City

^ Collectively (all cities), 72% of all North Carolina residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 40th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Bessemer City

^ There are an estimated 1,805 Bessemer City residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Bessemer City Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Bessemer City

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Bessemer City
    • Average download speed: 9.98 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.46 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 18.49 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.34 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 17 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Bessemer City vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Bessemer City

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Bessemer City
    • Average download speed: 1.59 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.63 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.94 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 68 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Bessemer City vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bessemer City

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bessemer City, NC

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 Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Bessemer City, NC

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
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s

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Bessemer City Internet Statistics

Bessemer City Internet Connectivity

Bessemer City: 66.2% of residents are connected, with 24.9% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Bessemer City


  • Bessemer City Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 3,535 Bessemer City residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 1,805 Bessemer City residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Bessemer City Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 3,845 Bessemer City residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Bessemer City

Bessemer City: The median household income is $29,375 and 20% of households are below poverty level [6].


North Carolina Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

North Carolina Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in NC, median download speeds are 0.65 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.07 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in NC [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 5.99 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.77 Mb/s - 12.07 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.47 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.35 Mb/s - 0.91 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in NC [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.89 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.97 Mb/s - 8.01 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.72 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.35 Mb/s - 1.4 Mb/s

North Carolina Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of North Carolina [1]: 66.2% of NC residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 66.2% mark ranks North Carolina 41st in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 26.6% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.7% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 24.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 33.8% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • North Carolina Internet Availability [2]
    • 72% of NC residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks North Carolina 40th in the country.

North Carolina Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in NC, median download speeds are 13.98 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.56 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in NC [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 9.35 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.13 Mb/s - 25.77 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 6.57 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 2.02 Mb/s - 15.3 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in NC [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 3.77 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.47 Mb/s - 5.86 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.87 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.41 Mb/s - 1.68 Mb/s

Additional information about North Carolina

About Bessemer City

Bessemer City is a city with a population of 5,340 [2] that is located in Gaston County in the state of North Carolina.

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Bessemer City Internet Access

For more information about Bessemer City Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding North Carolina Internet access overall, visit NC Department of Commerce .

More About Bessemer City

Of all residents in Bessemer City, 65% have a high school diploma or higher, and 7% 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