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Charlottesville, VA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Charlottesville

^ An estimated 30,519 Charlottesville residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Charlottesville

^ Collectively (all cities), 80.2% of all Virginia residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 15th in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Charlottesville

^ There are an estimated 12,999 Charlottesville residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Charlottesville Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Charlottesville

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Charlottesville
    • Average download speed: 7.3 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 5.03 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 9.27 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 9.28 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 39 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Charlottesville

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Charlottesville
    • Average download speed: 1.68 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.09 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.91 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 1.19 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 111 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Charlottesville

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Charlottesville, VA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Asymmetric DSL6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Cable Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s6 Mb/s - 10 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Charlottesville, VA

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
Wireless768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s200 Kb/s - 768 Kb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

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Charlottesville Internet Statistics

Charlottesville Internet Connectivity

Charlottesville: 70.2% of residents are connected, with 28.8% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Charlottesville


  • Charlottesville Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 30,519 Charlottesville residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 12,999 Charlottesville residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Charlottesville Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 34,867 Charlottesville residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Charlottesville

Charlottesville: The median household income is $52,855 and 20% of households are below poverty level [6].


Virginia Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Virginia Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in VA, median download speeds are 2.41 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.83 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 10.94 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.8 Mb/s - 20.04 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 3.26 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.72 Mb/s - 4.84 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.86 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.95 Mb/s - 10.43 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 1.35 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.46 Mb/s - 4.82 Mb/s

Virginia Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Virginia [1]: 70.2% of VA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 70.2% mark ranks Virginia 27th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 25.2% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.9% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 11.3% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 28.8% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 29.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Virginia Internet Availability [2]
    • 80.2% of VA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Virginia 15th in the country.

Virginia Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in VA, median download speeds are 1.7 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 0.94 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.33 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 3.75 Mb/s - 31.65 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 5.55 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.95 Mb/s - 11.47 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in VA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.5 Mb/s - 15.25 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.41 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.66 Mb/s - 4.58 Mb/s

Additional information about Virginia

About Charlottesville

Charlottesville is a city with a population of 43,475 [2] that is located in Charlottesville County in the state of Virginia.

VA Internet Access

Charlottesville Internet Access

For more information about Charlottesville Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Virginia Internet access overall, visit Center for Innovative Technology.

More About Charlottesville

Of all residents in Charlottesville, 81% have a high school diploma or higher, and 48% 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