Digital Divide Stats
Facebook Twitter Email
APRIL 11, 2000

Percent of U.S. Households with a Computer:
Across all income levels, Asian-Americans lead. But surprisingly, Native Americans and white Americans are at the same level, with Native Americans having a slightly higher rate in the $15,000 - $34,999 income bracket. More Money = More Computer Ownership.
Get the graph

Percent of U.S. Persons Using the Internet;
While lagging behind Asian-Americans and whites, Native Americans still have higher Internet usage rates then other minorities.
Get the graph

Phones in Indian Country:
Phone access varies widely, underscoring the need for each tribe and community to develop its own plan. Here are some stats for selected reservations, showing percentage of homes without a telephone.
St. Regis Mohawk Reservation, NY 15.9% Acoma Pueblo, NM 30.0% Fort Belknap Reservation, MT 43.1% Fort Apache Reservation, AZ 64.5% Navajo Nation 81.6%  
Source: Native Networking: Telecommunications and Information Technology in Indian Country. The Benton Foundation. 1999.

Go back to the story: Indian Country: Falling into the Digital Divide?

Stay Connected
Trending in News
News Archive
2018 | 2017 | 2016 | 2015 | 2014 | 2013 | 2012 | 2011 | 2010 | 2009 | 2008 | 2007 | 2006 | 2005 | 2004 | 2003 | 2002 | 2001 | 2000

About This Page

You are enjoying stories from the Indianz.Com Archive, a collection dating back to 2000. Some outgoing links may no longer work due to age.

All stories are available for publishing via Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0)