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Computer Usage in the U.S.

(percentage of U.S. adults in each group who use computers)

Women75%
Men73
Generation 
 Gen Y (ages 18–29)87
 Gen X (ages 30–49)82
 Boomers (ages 50–64)72
 Matures (65+)41
Race and ethnicity 
 Whites77
 Blacks64
 Hispanics (English speaking)58
Household income 
 < $30,00057%
 $30,000–$49,99977
 $50,000–$74,99990
 $75,000+94
Community type 
 Urban71
 Suburban74
 Rural63
Educational attainment 
 Less than high school35
 High school graduate67
 Some college courses85
 College graduate/graduate degree95
Margin of error is ±2%
Source: Pew Internet & American Life Project Tracking Survey, December 2008.

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