The number of households with access to quality internet service increased by over 25 percentage points between 2007 and 2014. However, Michigan still ranks below the averages of both "Top Ten" and peer states.         

What It Is: The percent of households with high-speed internet connections, based on household survey data.

Why It Matters: Access to internet at home makes it easier for students, workers, and entrepreneurs to stay connected.

Broadband Penetration Trends

Broadband Penetration Standings

Source: U.S. Census Bureau (American Community Survey)