Public Policy Institute of New York State, Inc.

Just the Facts - Key Economic and Social Indicators for New York State

Percent of Households With Computers, 2000

Table 13

Rank

State

Amt.

 

Rank

State

Amt.

1

Utah

66.1%

 

27

South Dakota

50.4%

2

Alaska

64.8%

 

28

Illinois

50.2%

3

New Hampshire

63.7%

 

29

Florida

50.1%

4

Colorado

62.6%

 

30

Ohio

49.5%

5

Oregon

61.1%

 

31

Indiana

48.8%

6

Washington

60.7%

 

32

Nevada

48.8%

7

Connecticut

60.4%

 

33

NEW YORK

48.7%

8

Delaware

58.6%

 

34

Nebraska

48.5%

9

Wyoming

58.2%

 

35

Pennsylvania

48.4%

10

Minnesota

57.0%

 

36

Rhode Island

47.9%

11

California

56.6%

 

37

Texas

47.9%

12

Kansas

55.8%

 

38

New Mexico

47.6%

13

Maine

54.7%

 

39

North Dakota

47.5%

14

Idaho

54.5%

 

40

Georgia

47.1%

15

New Jersey

54.3%

 

41

Kentucky

46.2%

16

Virginia

53.9%

 

42

Tennessee

45.7%

17

Maryland

53.7%

 

43

North Carolina

45.3%

18

Vermont

53.7%

 

44

Alabama

44.2%

19

Iowa

53.6%

 

45

South Carolina

43.3%

20

Arizona

53.5%

 

46

West Virginia

42.8%

21

Massachusetts

53.0%

 

47

Oklahoma

41.5%

22

Missouri

52.6%

 

48

Louisiana

41.2%

23

Hawaii

52.4%

 

49

Arkansas

37.3%

24

Michigan

51.5%

 

50

Mississippi

37.2%

25

Montana

51.5%

   

26

Wisconsin

50.9%

 

U.S. average

51.0%

An estimated 39.8% of New York households had access to the Internet in 2000, compared to a nationwide average of 41.5%.