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Cary, NC Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Cary

^ An estimated 89,525 Cary residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Cary

^ 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 Cary

^ There are an estimated 45,709 Cary residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Cary Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Cary

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Cary
    • Average download speed: 5.66 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 6.24 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 25.26 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 9.49 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 231 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Cary

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Cary
    • Average download speed: 2.2 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.14 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.43 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.78 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 454 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cary

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cary, NC

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Cable Modem 50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Cary, NC

Internet Service Provider (ISP) Type of Internet Service Offered Maximum advertised download speed Maximum advertised upload speed
Wireless 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Wireless 10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s 3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless 6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s 768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Cary Internet Statistics

Cary Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Cary


  • Cary Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 89,525 Cary residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 45,709 Cary residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Cary Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 97,368 Cary residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Cary

Cary: The median household income is $62,319 and 12% 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 Cary

Cary is a town with a population of 135,234 [2] that is located in Wake County in the state of North Carolina.

NC Internet Access

Cary Internet Access

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

More About Cary

Of all residents in Cary, 95% have a high school diploma or higher, and 53% 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