This fact sheet charts Pew Research Center’s documenting of internet growth and distribution since 2000. The graphs explore internet usage by adults and various demographics such as race, gender, and income; home broadband adoption; and smartphone dependency.
Pew Research Center explores survey data about how smartphone ownership and home broadband subscriptions have increased among American adults since 2019. The survey also shows that some have problems connecting to the internet at home, some are smartphone-dependent, and some without home broadband have no interest in having home broadband in the future.
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