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Athens, WV Internet Access

Internet Connectivity in Athens

^ An estimated 673 Athens residents are connected to the Internet either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations [1].

Internet Availability in Athens

^ Collectively (all cities), 71.2% of all West Virginia residents live in a household where Internet is available, which ranks 43rd in the nation [2].

Disconnected in Athens

^ There are an estimated 376 Athens residents who are not connected to the Internet at all - whether at home, work, or elsewhere [1].

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Athens Internet Speeds

Landline Internet Speed in Athens

  • Average wireline ISP speeds in Athens
    • Average download speed: 1.9 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.27 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.9 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 0.38 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 55 wireline tests.

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

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


Wireless Internet Speed in Athens

  • Average wireless ISP speeds in Athens
    • Average download speed: 0.99 Mb/s
    • Average upload speed: 0.23 Mb/s
    • Maximum download speed: 1.53 Mb/s
    • Maximum upload speed: 0.42 Mb/s
  • *Results based on 21 wireless tests.

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

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


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Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Athens

Landline Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Athens, WV

Internet Service Provider (ISP)Type of Internet Service OfferedMaximum advertised download speedMaximum advertised upload speed
Cable Modem50 Mb/s - 100 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s
Asymmetric DSL10 Mb/s - 25 Mb/s1.5 Mb/s - 3 Mb/s

Wireless Internet Service Providers (ISPs) in Athens, WV

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/s3 Mb/s - 6 Mb/s

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Athens Internet Statistics

Athens Internet Connectivity

Athens: 64.2% of residents are connected, with 17.2% of the population connected on multiple devices [1].


Connected to the Internet in Athens


  • Athens Internet Connectivity [1]
    • An estimated 673 Athens residents are connected to the Internet in some capacity - either at home, work, elsewhere or at multiple locations.
    • An estimated 376 Athens residents are not connected to the Internet. These residents are not connected at home, work, or elsewhere.

  • Athens Internet Availability [2]
    • It is estimated that 746 Athens residents live in a household where Internet is available.

Household Income in Athens

Athens: The median household income is $32,307 and 22% of households are below poverty level [6].


West Virginia Internet Access Facts & ISP Statistics

West Virginia Home Internet Speed

  • When comparing home (landline) and mobile Internet speeds in WV, median download speeds are 1.17 times higher for home (landline) & median upload speeds are 2.55 times higher for home (landline).
  • Home Internet Speeds in WV [5]
    • Median Home Download Speed: 5.05 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.61 Mb/s - 10.75 Mb/s
    • Median Home Upload Speed: 0.98 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.37 Mb/s - 1.93 Mb/s
  • Mobile Internet Speeds in WV [5]
    • Median Mobile Download Speed: 1.98 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 0.79 Mb/s - 6.2 Mb/s
    • Median Mobile Upload Speed: 0.84 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.36 Mb/s - 1.58 Mb/s

West Virginia Internet Connectivity


  • Connected to the Internet in the state of West Virginia [1]: 64.2% of WV residents are connected to the Internet in one or more locations on one or more devices.
    • The 64.2% mark ranks West Virginia 46th in the nation in total Internet connectivity.
    • 31.1% of residents are connected to the Internet only at home.
    • 5% are not connected at home, but are connected elsewhere.
    • 10.9% are connected at home and elsewhere on one device.
    • 17.2% are connected at home and elsewhere on more than one device.
    • 35.9% are not connected to the Internet at all.

  • West Virginia Internet Availability [2]
    • 71.2% of WV residents have access to the Internet at home.
    • This ranks West Virginia 43rd in the country.

West Virginia Business Internet Speed Data

  • When comparing home and business Internet speeds in WV, median download speeds are 1.03 times higher for business & median upload speeds are 0.42 times higher for business.
  • Business Internet Speeds in WV [5]
    • Median Business Download Speed: 2.12 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1 Mb/s - 10.55 Mb/s
    • Median Business Upload Speed: 1.01 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.33 Mb/s - 5.63 Mb/s
  • Small Business Internet Speeds in WV [5]
    • Median Small Business Download Speed: 2.76 Mb/s
    • Download Speed Range: 1.25 Mb/s - 6.29 Mb/s
    • Median Small Business Upload Speed: 0.78 Mb/s
    • Upload Speed Range: 0.53 Mb/s - 2.4 Mb/s

Additional information about West Virginia

About Athens

Athens is a town with a population of 1,048 [2] that is located in Mercer County in the state of West Virginia.

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Athens Internet Access

For more information about Athens Internet Access, or for additional resources regarding West Virginia Internet access overall, visit West Virginia Geological and Economic Survey.

More About Athens

Of all residents in Athens, 67% have a high school diploma or higher, and 15% 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