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Richmond, VA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Richmond

^ An estimated 143,358 Richmond residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Richmond

^ 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 Richmond

^ There are an estimated 61,060 Richmond residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Richmond Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Richmond

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Richmond
    • Average download speed: 7.64 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 3.59 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 7.64 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.69 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 62 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Richmond

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Richmond
    • Average download speed: 2.28 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 1.65 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 2.65 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 3.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 406 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Richmond

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Richmond, VA

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Other Copper Wireline3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Richmond, VA

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
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

Featured ISPs for Richmond, VA

AT&T

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Richmond Internet Statistics

Richmond Internet Connectivity

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


Connected to the Internet in Richmond


  • Richmond Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 143,358 Richmond residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 61,060 Richmond residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Richmond Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 163,780 Richmond residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Richmond

Richmond: The median household income is $13,785 and 25% 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 Richmond

Richmond is a city with a population of 204,214 [2] that is located in Richmond County in the state of Virginia.

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Richmond Internet Access

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

More About Richmond

Of all residents in Richmond, 76% have a high school diploma or higher, and 46% 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