Michigan ranked 30th nationwide in terms of the number of households with access to quality internet service in 2016. The state had a lower broadband penetration rate than both the “Top Ten” and peer state averages.

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

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

Broadband Penetration Trends

Broadband Penetration Standings

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