Rural Broadband – Percentage of Farmers with High Speed Internet

The percentage of U.S. farms with high speed Internet access varies wildly from state to state and county to county, according to the recently released federal Census of Agriculture. Nearly 6 out of 10 farms in Connecticut had a high speed Internet connection in 2007, when the Census was taken. In Mississippi, only 2 out of 10 farms had a quick connection to the World Wide Web, according to an article in the Daily Yonder.

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2007 Ag Census/Tim Murphy

The counties in darkest blue have the highest percentage of farms with broadband connections; those in light yellow have the smallest percentage of high speed Internet users.

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