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Facts about San Francisco's Digital Divide

From 2007 City Survey

  • 82% of the respondents have a home computer and 81% connects to the Internet at home.
  • 60% of Latinos, 65% of African Americans, 76% of Asians and 87% of White respondents access the Internet from home.
  • 66% of Latinos, 67% of African Americans, 80% of Asians and 88% of White respondents have a home computer.
  • 55% of low income households have a home computer and 50% have home Internet access.
  • 52% of respondents with high school education or less have a home computer and 47% have Internet access.
  • White residents are 2 times as likely as African Americans to have home Internet access, and 4 times as likely as Latino residents to have Internet when factoring out characteristics such as income, age and education.
  • Bayview Hunters Point, Crocker Amazon, Chinatown, Visitacion Valley, Tenderloin, SOMA, Mission and Excelsior have significantly lower rates of home technology use than other San Francisco neighborhoods.
Last updated: 3/19/2010 3:06:53 PM