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Internet Access and Usage in the U.S., Spring 2006

Have Internet access Used the Internet in past 30 days
Total
adults
Any online/
Internet
usage1
Home/
work/
other
Home Work Home/
work/
other
Home Work
Total adults (thousands) 216,971 143,262 175,569 140,062 79,121 141,284 120,511 68,021
Percent 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0% 100.0%
Men 48.2% 48.0% 48.3% 49.1% 49.4% 48.0% 48.7% 49.4%
Women 51.8 52.0 51.7 50.9 50.6 52.0 51.3 50.6
Education
Graduated college plus 25.2 35.1 29.9 34.4 46.3 35.4 38.0 49.7
Attended college 27.2 33.1 30.5 31.8 31.3 33.3 33.5 30.9
Did not attend college 47.6 31.8 39.6 33.8 22.4 31.3 28.6 19.4
Age
18–34 31.1 36.4 33.6 31.8 33.3 36.6 34.0 33.5
35–54 39.3 44.0 42.2 44.7 52.3 44.0 45.7 52.6
55+ 29.6 19.7 24.2 23.5 14.4 19.4 20.4 13.9
Employment
Full time 52.9 62.7 58.4 60.6 87.1 63.0 62.7 88.2
Part-time 11.5 12.9 12.4 12.7 12.4 12.9 12.9 11.3
Occupation
Professional 13.3 19.0 16.1 18.4 30.1 19.3 20.4 31.3
Mgmt./Bus./Finan. Ops. 9.5 13.1 11.4 12.8 20.8 13.2 13.7 22.3
Sales/Office 16.1 20.9 18.7 19.0 29.3 21.0 19.9 30.1
Nat. Res./Constr./Maint. 6.9 6.0 6.4 6.4 5.4 5.9 5.8 4.6
Other 18.6 16.7 18.1 16.7 13.9 16.5 15.7 11.3
Household income
$150,000 or more 7.9 10.9 9.6 11.5 15.1 11.0 12.3 16.1
$75,000–149,999 24.7 33.0 29.2 33.8 40.6 33.2 35.7 42.0
$50,000–74,999 19.9 22.8 22.2 23.5 23.0 22.8 22.9 22.8
Less than $50,000 47.5 33.3 39.1 31.1 21.3 33.0 29.1 19.1
1. Any online/Internet usage is a net of those who looked at or used the Internet or any online service at home, work, or another place in the past 30 days.
Source: MRI CyberStats, Spring 2006.

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