Jon Gant

Lower-Income and Less Educated Still Face Broad Digital Divide

Joint Center for Political and Economic Studies, 1090 Vermont Ave., NW, Washington, DC, 20005-4928, United States

More than 75% of Americans, across racial and ethnic groups, now use the Internet on a regular basis. Seventy-nine percent of Whites, 69% of African Americans, 59% of Hispanics, and more than 83% of other racial and ethnic minorities, including Asian and Pacific Islander Americans, Native Americans, and multiracial Americans are now online.