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North Dakota Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in ND

^ An estimated 482,920 North Dakota residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

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Internet Availability in ND

^ Collectively (all cities), 76.5% of all North Dakota residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 29th in the nation [2].

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North Dakota Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in North Dakota

  • Median Landline Internet speeds in ND [3]
    • Median download speed: 5.33 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 1.54 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 11.4 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.9 Mb/s

Landline Internet Speed: North Dakota vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in North Dakota

  • Median Wireless Internet speeds in ND [3]
    • Median download speed: 1.99 Mb/s
    • Median upload speed: 0.86 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 5.31 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.97 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Speed: North Dakota vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in North Dakota

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in ND

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
Optical Carrier1 Gb/s1 Gb/s
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in ND

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

Featured ISPs for North Dakota

AT&T

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North Dakota Internet Statistics

North Dakota Internet Connectivity

North Dakota: 71.8% of residents are connected, with 27.5% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in North Dakota


  • North Dakota Internet Connectivity [1]
    • It is estimated that 482,920 North Dakota residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, or elsewhere, or they are connected at multiple locations.
    • It is estimated that 189,671 North Dakota residents are not connected to the Internet at all. This includes not being connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • North Dakota Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 514,532 North Dakota residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in North Dakota

North Dakota: The median household income is $49,659; and 12% of households are below poverty level [6].


North Dakota Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

North Dakota Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in ND, median download speeds are 0.86 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.66 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in ND [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 5.3 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.05 Mb/s - 10.37 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.74 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.52 Mb/s - 1.07 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in ND [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.99 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.67 Mb/s - 5.31 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.86 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.46 Mb/s - 1.97 Mb/s

North Dakota Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of North Dakota [1]: 71.8% of ND residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 71.8% mark ranks North Dakota 25th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 26.2% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 6.2% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 11.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 27.5% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 28.2% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • North Dakota Internet Availability [2]
    • 76.5% of ND residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks North Dakota 29th in the country.

North Dakota Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in ND, median download speeds are 4.09 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.16 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in ND [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 6.15 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.91 Mb/s - 14.92 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.03 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.17 Mb/s - 8.4 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in ND [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 4.55 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.45 Mb/s - 8.91 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.86 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.49 Mb/s - 2.24 Mb/s

Additional information about North Dakota

About North Dakota

North Dakota has a population of approximately 672,591, which ranks 46th in the U.S. among all states. [6]

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More about North Dakota Internet Access

For more information about North Dakota Internet Service Providers, or for additional resources regarding ND Internet service overall, visit Information Technology Department, Policy & Planning Division, State of North Dakota.

More About North Dakota

Of all residents in North Dakota, 85% have a high school diploma or higher, and 24% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

North Dakota Cities

ZIP Codes in ND


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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