Census: Digital divide very much alive in Cleveland in 2018

The U.S. Census released the first data from its 2018 American Community Survey this morning.  Today’s ACS One Year Estimates include community-wide survey data from “Census places” with more than 65,000 residents.  That includes updated information about the home Internet connections of residents of Cleveland and other big and medium-size cities.

Unfortunately, not much has changed since the 2017 One Year Estimates published a year ago.

According to the ACS data released today:

As CYC has pointed out repeatedly, Cleveland residents who don’t have home Internet access are mostly lower-income. Here are the numbers and percentages of Cleveland households that lacked broadband subscriptions of any kind in 2018, by household income:

Previous CYC reports on ACS residential Internet statistics for Cleveland:
2017
2016
2015 (and also here)
2014

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