Report: Arkansas Ranks Second Lowest In U.S. With High Speed Internet Use

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ARKANSAS (KFSM) – A new report available from the U.S. Census Bureau states The Natural State has the second lowest ranking high-speed Internet use in the U.S.

The report puts Arkansas above Mississippi with 65.7 percent of Arkansas residents living in a household with high-speed Internet use. Oklahoma is the sixth lowest in households with high-speed Internet use with 71.1 percent of its population living in homes that use high-speed Internet, the report states.

Arkansas and Oklahoma were both below the national average of 78.1 percent of households that use high-speed Internet, according to the report.

At the top of the list was New Hampshire with 85.7 percent of its residents living in a home with high-speed Internet use, the report states.

Both Oklahoma and Arkansas were only a little higher on the list of households that own a computer, according to the report. In Arkansas, 83.4 percent of homes have a computer (sixth lowest in the U.S.), the report states. In Oklahoma, 85.8 percent of homes have a computer (tenth lowest in the U.S.), according to the report.

At the top of the list for states that have the most households with a computer was Utah, the report states. A total of 94.9 percent of Utah households own a computer, according to the report. The national average of households with a computer is 88.4 percent, according to the report.

To read the full report from the U.S. Census Bureau, click here.

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