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Des Moines, WA Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Des Moines

^ An estimated 23,738 Des Moines residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Des Moines

^ Collectively (all cities), 86.1% of all Washington residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 2nd in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Des Moines

^ There are an estimated 5,935 Des Moines residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Des Moines Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Des Moines

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Des Moines
    • Average download speed: 18.86 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 9.84 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 23.68 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 23.23 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 905 wireline tests.

Landline Internet Speed: Des Moines vs. the U.S.

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Des Moines

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Des Moines
    • Average download speed: 3.02 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 2.2 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 3.64 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 6.93 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 20178 wireless tests.

Wireless Internet Speed: Des Moines vs. the U.S.

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Des Moines

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Des Moines, WA

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 Modem100 Mb/s - 1 Gb/s10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s
Other Copper Wireline3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Des Moines, WA

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
Wireless10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s
Wireless3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s768 Kb/s - 1.5 Mb/s

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Des Moines Internet Statistics

Des Moines Internet Connectivity

Des Moines: 80% of residents are connected, with 33% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Des Moines


  • Des Moines Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 23,738 Des Moines residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 5,935 Des Moines residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Des Moines Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 25,548 Des Moines residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Des Moines

Des Moines: The median household income is $84,117 and 12% of households are below poverty level [6].


Washington Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

Washington Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in WA, median download speeds are 2.05 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 3.11 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 7.3 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.24 Mb/s - 17.22 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 1.89 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.7 Mb/s - 3.1 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 2.35 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.85 Mb/s - 5.96 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.92 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.39 Mb/s - 2.36 Mb/s

Washington Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of Washington [1]: 80% of WA residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 80% mark ranks Washington 1st in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 29.4% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 4.6% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 13% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 33% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 20% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • Washington Internet Availability [2]
    • 86.1% of WA residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks Washington 2nd in the country.

Washington Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in WA, median download speeds are 1.71 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 1.46 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 10.64 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 2.44 Mb/s - 30.08 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 3.23 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 1.17 Mb/s - 9.41 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in WA [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 5.2 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.4 Mb/s - 13.94 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 1.42 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.67 Mb/s - 5.18 Mb/s

Additional information about Washington

About Des Moines

Des Moines is a city with a population of 29,673 [2] that is located in King County in the state of Washington.

WA Internet Access

Des Moines Internet Access

For more information about Des Moines Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding Washington Internet access overall, visit Washington State Department of Information Services.

More About Des Moines

Of all residents in Des Moines, 91% have a high school diploma or higher, and 29% have a bachelor's degree or higher [6].

Other Cities in WA

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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