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The information contained in our state broadband profile maps come courtesy of the following sources: TechAmerica, Census.gov, the FCC, and the U.S. Dept. of Commerce (here and here).

Alabamaclose

Jobs

5,560 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
72,709 High Tech Jobs
4,297 High Tech Establishments

Alaskaclose

Jobs

1,160 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
9,923 High Tech Jobs
760 High Tech Establishments

Arizonaclose

Jobs

6,572 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
115,989 High Tech Jobs
7,250 High Tech Establishments

Arkansasclose

Jobs

2,120 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
28,170 High Tech Jobs
2,265 High Tech Establishments

Californiaclose

Jobs

49,790 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
942,658 High Tech Jobs
41,556 High Tech Establishments

Coloradoclose

Jobs

6,150 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
159,595 High Tech Jobs
11,976 High Tech Establishments

Connecticutclose

Jobs

2,562 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
69,541 High Tech Jobs
4,947 High Tech Establishments

Delawareclose

Jobs

62 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
16,794 High Tech Jobs
1,718 High Tech Establishments

Floridaclose

Jobs

23,410 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
280,346 High Tech Jobs
22,655 High Tech Establishments

Georgiaclose

Jobs

12.690 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
177,541 High Tech Jobs
12,686 High Tech Establishments

Hawaiiclose

Jobs

1,090 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
15,019 High Tech Jobs
1,505 High Tech Establishments

Idahoclose

Jobs

782 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
33,900 High Tech Jobs
1,953 High Tech Establishments

Illinoisclose

Jobs

15,900 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
211,754 High Tech Jobs
16,690 High Tech Establishments

Indianaclose

Jobs

6,930 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
71,299 High Tech Jobs
5,566 High Tech Establishments

Iowaclose

Jobs

3,470 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
42,608 High Tech Jobs
2,818 High Tech Establishments

Kansasclose

Jobs

4,280 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
58,157 High Tech Jobs
3,221 High Tech Establishments

Kentuckyclose

Jobs

Unavailable Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
Unavailable High Tech Jobs
Unavailable High Tech Establishments

Louisianaclose

Jobs

5,300 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
48,873 High Tech Jobs
3,492 High Tech Establishments

Maineclose

Jobs

1,650 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
15,562 High Tech Jobs
1,803 High Tech Establishments

Marylandclose

Jobs

6.770 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
166,199 High Tech Jobs
10,391 High Tech Establishments

Massachusettsclose

Jobs

9,940 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
246,510 High Tech Jobs
11,300 High Tech Establishments

Michiganclose

Jobs

10,232 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
174,847 High Tech Jobs
8,691 High Tech Establishments

Minnesotaclose

Jobs

6,630 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
129,017 High Tech Jobs
7,418 High Tech Establishments

Mississippiclose

Jobs

2,870 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
20,778 High Tech Jobs
1,879 High Tech Establishments

Missouriclose

Jobs

10,142 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
94,029 High Tech Jobs
5,916 High Tech Establishments

Montanaclose

Jobs

980 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
11,070 High Tech Jobs
1,417 High Tech Establishments

Nebraskaclose

Jobs

2,210 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
30,979 High Tech Jobs
2,061 High Tech Establishments

Nevadaclose

Jobs

2,910 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
29,613 High Tech Jobs
3,096 High Tech Establishments

New Hampshireclose

Jobs

1,740 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
38,481 High Tech Jobs
2,829 High Tech Establishments

New Jerseyclose

Jobs

12,410 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
210,094 High Tech Jobs
14,052 High Tech Establishments

New Mexicoclose

Jobs

1,930 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
51,698 High Tech Jobs
2,304 High Tech Establishments

New Yorkclose

Jobs

31,880 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
304,231 High Tech Jobs
18,724 High Tech Establishments

North Carolinaclose

Jobs

9,500 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
150,617 High Tech Jobs
8,694 High Tech Establishments

North Dakotaclose

Jobs

990 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
11,294 High Tech Jobs
707 High Tech Establishments

Ohioclose

Jobs

11,570 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
159,860 High Tech Jobs
11,134 High Tech Establishments

Oklahomaclose

Jobs

3,810 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
39,914 High Tech Jobs
3,370 High Tech Establishments

Oregonclose

Jobs

4,030 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
86,814 High Tech Jobs
4,872 High Tech Establishments

Pennsylvaniaclose

Jobs

17,370 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
209,808 High Tech Jobs
12,225 High Tech Establishments

Rhode Islandclose

Jobs

1,390 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
19,168 High Tech Jobs
1,657 High Tech Establishments

South Carolinaclose

Jobs

4,560 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
48,430 High Tech Jobs
3,707 High Tech Establishments

South Dakotaclose

Jobs

1,050 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
9,626 High Tech Jobs
817 High Tech Establishments

Tennesseeclose

Jobs

7,140 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
64,106 High Tech Jobs
4,580 High Tech Establishments

Texasclose

Jobs

36,130 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
474,131 High Tech Jobs
25,937 High Tech Establishments

Utahclose

Jobs

2,150 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
58,542 High Tech Jobs
4,256 High Tech Establishments

Vermontclose

Jobs

630 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
15,189 High Tech Jobs
1,020 High Tech Establishments

Virginiaclose

Jobs

11,452 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
276,080 High Tech Jobs
15,722 High Tech Establishments

Washingtonclose

Jobs

8,032 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
174,117 High Tech Jobs
7,747 High Tech Establishments

West Virginiaclose

Jobs

1.760 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
14.240 High Tech Jobs
1,289 High Tech Establishments

Wisconsinclose

Jobs

5,420 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
85,067 High Tech Jobs
4,807 High Tech Establishments

Wyomingclose

Jobs

630 Defined Telecom Occupation Jobs
5,053 High Tech Jobs
772 High Tech Establishments
Alabama

Connectivity

82.3
78
1,235,000
1,044,000
191,000

Jobs

47
5,560
72,709
4,297

Population

4,447,100
2,465,673
1,981,427
3,162,808
1,155,930
75,830
31,346
690,914
15.5

Resources

EXECUTIVE ORDER NUMBER 42
Alabama Public Service Commission
Alaska

Connectivity

76
21
224,000
191,000
33,000

Jobs

62
1,160
9,923
760

Population

626,932
411,257
215,675
434,534
21,787
25,852
25,116
45,300
7.2

Resources

Broadband Internet Grant
Regulatory Commission of Alaska
Arizona

Connectivity

85.3
66
2,033,000
1,737,000
296,000

Jobs

58
6,572
115,989
7,250

Population

5,130,632
4,523,535
607,097
3,873,611
158,873
1,295,617
92,236
787,520
15.3

Resources

Arizona Broadband Advisory Committee
Arizona Corporation Commission
Arkansas

Connectivity

82.7
57
723,000
603,000
120,000

Jobs

44
2,120
28,170
2,265

Population

2,673,400
1,404,179
1,269,221
2,138,598
418,950
86,866
20,220
442,588
16.6

Resources

Arkansas Broadband Advisory Council
Arkansas Public Service Commission
California

Connectivity

86.2
95
12,649,000
10,538,000
2,111,000

Jobs

66
49,790
942,658
41,556

Population

33,871,648
31,989,663
1,881,985
20,170,059
2,263,882
10,966,556
3,697,513
4,253,854
12.6

Resources

California Broadband Initiative
California Public Utilities Commission
Colorado

Connectivity

87.8
88
1,816,000
1,514,000
302,000

Jobs

65
6,150
159,595
11,976

Population

4,301,261
3,633,185
668,076
3,560,005
165,063
735,601
95,213
498,699
11.6

Resources

The Governor's Innovation Council
Colorado Department Of Regulatory Agencies
Connecticut

Connectivity

87.9
36
1,402,000
1,176,000
226,000

Jobs

71
2,562
69,541
4,947

Population

3,405,565
2,988,059
417,506
2,780,355
309,843
320,323
82,313
545,704
16
Delaware

Connectivity

82.5
32
330,000
273,000
57,000

Jobs

70
62
16,794
1,718

Population

783,600
627,758
155,842
584,773
150,666
37,277
16,259
120,444
15.4

Resources

Delaware Public Service Commission
Florida

Connectivity

86
93
6,729,000
5,684,000
1,045,000

Jobs

63
23,410
280,346
22,655

Population

15,982,378
14,270,020
1,712,358
12,465,029
2,335,505
2,682,715
266,256
3,245,806
20.3

Resources

Florida Broadband Portal
Florida Public Service Commission
Georgia

Connectivity

81.8
103
3,065,000
2,541,000
525,000

Jobs

57
12.690
177,541
12,686

Population

8,186,453
5,864,163
2,322,290
5,327,281
2,349,542
435,227
173,170
948,821
11.6
Hawaii

Connectivity

92.5
18
498,000
421,000
77,000

Jobs

Unavailable
1,090
15,019
1,505

Population

1,211,537
1,108,255
103,312
294,102
22,003
87,699
503,868
187,435
15.5

Resources

Hawaii Broadband Initiative
Hawaii Department of Budget and Finance
Idaho

Connectivity

81.6
62
448,000
381,000
67,000

Jobs

50
782
33,900
1,953

Population

1,293,953
859,497
434,456
1,177,304
5,456
101,690
11,889
173,097
13.4

Resources

IDANET
Idaho Public Utilities Commission
Illinois

Connectivity

87.9
132
4,265,000
3,601,000
664,000

Jobs

62
15,900
211,754
16,690

Population

12,419,293
10,909,520
1,509,773
9,125,471
1,876,875
1,530,262
423,603
1,767,525
14.2

Resources

Illinois Connect
Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Indiana

Connectivity

84.3
105
1,796,000
1,534,000
262,000

Jobs

53
6,930
71,299
5,566

Population

6,080,485
4,304,011
1,776,474
5,320,022
510,034
214,536
59,126
888,688
14.6

Resources

Indiana Utility Regulatory Commission
Iowa

Connectivity

87
197
837,000
730,000
108,000

Jobs

55
3,470
42,608
2,818

Population

2,926,324
1,787,432
1,138,892
2,748,640
61,853
82,473
36,635
505,699
17.3

Resources

Iowa Utilities Board
Kansas

Connectivity

83.3
96
924,000
790,000
134,000

Jobs

60
4,280
58,157
3,221

Population

2,688,418
1,920,669
767,749
2,313,944
154,198
188,252
46,806
413,585
15.4

Resources

Connect Kansas
Kansas Corporation Commission
Kentucky

Connectivity

88.5
87
1,154,000
996,000
158,000

Jobs

49
Unavailable
Unavailable
Unavailable

Population

4,041,769
2,253,800
1,787,969
3,640,889
295,994
59,939
29,744
601,762
14.9

Resources

Connect Kentucky
Kentucky Public Service Commission
Louisiana

Connectivity

85.3
57
1,346,000
1,114,000
232,000

Jobs

53
5,300
48,873
3,492

Population

4,468,976
3,245,665
1,223,311
2,856,161
1,451,944
107,738
54,758
615,399
13.8

Resources

Louisiana Broadband Advisory Council
Louisiana Public Service Commission Website
Maine

Connectivity

86
34
454,000
415,000
39,000

Jobs

73
1,650
15,562
1,803

Population

1,274,923
512,878
762,045
1,236,014
6,760
9,360
9,111
215,732
16.9

Resources

Maine ConnectME Authority
Maine Public Utilities Commission
Maryland

Connectivity

78.3
52
2,193,000
1,851,000
343,000

Jobs

68
6.770
166,199
10,391

Population

5,296,486
4,558,668
738,818
3,391,308
1,477,411
227,916
210,929
714,369
13.5

Resources

Maryland Broadband Cooperative
Maryland Public Service Commission
Massachusetts

Connectivity

81.5
47
2,600,000
2,240,000
360,000

Jobs

76
9,940
246,510
11,300

Population

6,349,097
5,801,367
547,730
5,367,286
343,454
428,729
238,124
997,277
15.7

Resources

Massachusetts Broadband Institute
Michigan

Connectivity

85.6
94
2,881,000
2,455,000
427,000

Jobs

54
10,232
174,847
8,691

Population

9,938,444
7,419,457
2,518,987
7,966,053
1,412,742
323,877
176,510
1,436,729
14.5

Resources

Michigan Broadband Awareness
Michigan Public Service Commission
Minnesota

Connectivity

85.9
108
1,662,000
1,407,000
255,000

Jobs

59
6,630
129,017
7,418

Population

4,919,479
3,490,059
1,429,420
4,400,282
171,731
143,382
141,968
696,775
14.2

Resources

Minnesota Broadband Coalition
Minnesota Public Utilities Commission
Mississippi

Connectivity

85.4
59
614,000
518,000
96,000

Jobs

39
2,870
20,778
1,879

Population

2,844,658
1,387,351
1,457,307
1,746,099
1,033,089
39,569
18,626
409,722
14.4

Resources

Mississippi Public Service Commission
Missouri

Connectivity

85.4
99
1,711,000
1,443,000
268,000

Jobs

53
10,142
94,029
5,916

Population

5,595,211
3,883,442
1,711,769
4,748,083
629,391
118,592
61,595
887,864
15.9

Resources

Missouri Public Service Commission
Montana

Connectivity

72.9
44
320,000
279,000
42,000

Jobs

50
980
11,070
1,417

Population

902,195
487,878
414,317
817,229
2,692
18,081
4,691
142,988
15.8

Resources

Montana Public Service Commission
Nebraska

Connectivity

81.5
73
607,000
522,000
85,000

Jobs

59
2,210
30,979
2,061

Population

1,711,263
1,193,725
517,538
1,533,261
68,541
94,425
21,931
269,893
15.8

Resources

Nebraska Public Service Commission
Nevada

Connectivity

88.8
50
918.000
780,000
138,000

Jobs

59
2,910
29,613
3,096

Population

1,998,257
1,828,646
169,611
1,501,886
135,477
393,970
90,266
268,104
13.4

Resources

Nevada Public Utilities Commission
New Hampshire

Connectivity

81.1
39
499,000
447,000
52,000

Jobs

76
1,740
38,481
2,829

Population

1,235,786
732,335
509,451
1,186,851
9,035
20,489
15,931
175,105
14.2

Resources

New Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
New Jersey

Connectivity

80.9
55
3,517,000
2,946,000
572,000

Jobs

75
12,410
210,094
14,052

Population

8,414,350
7,939,087
475,263
6,104,705
1,141,821
1,117,191
480,276
1,303,854
15.5

Resources

New Jersey Board of Public Utilities
New Mexico

Connectivity

81.1
51
546,000
468,000
77,000

Jobs

49
1,930
51,698
2,304

Population

1,819,046
1,363,501
455,545
1,214,253
34,343
765,386
19,255
253,786
14

Resources

New Mexico Public Regulation Commission
New York

Connectivity

83.1
97
7,405,000
6,382,000
1,023,000

Jobs

72
31,880
304,231
18,724

Population

18,976,457
16,602,582
2,373,875
12,893,689
3,014,385
2,867,583
1,044,976
15.2
2,448,352

Resources

New York State Public Service Commission
North Carolina

Connectivity

81
77
3,203,000
2,733,000
470,000

Jobs

63
9,500
150,617
8,694

Population

8,049,313
4,849,482
3,199,831
5,804,656
1,737,545
378,963
113,689
1,157,861
14.4

Resources

North Carolina Utilities Commission
North Dakota

Connectivity

85
42
206,000
175,000
31,000

Jobs

57
990
11,294
707

Population

642,200
358,958
283,242
593,181
3,916
7,786
3,606
109,097
17
Ohio

Connectivity

80.7
104
3,910,000
3,336,000
574,000

Jobs

63
11,570
159,860
11,134

Population

11,353,140
8,782,329
2,570,811
9,645,453
1,301,307
217,123
132,633
1,773,210
15.6

Resources

Connect Ohio
Public Utilities Commission of Ohio
Oklahoma

Connectivity

90.2
84
1,022,000
860,000
163,000

Jobs

49
3,810
39,914
3,370

Population

3,450,654
2,254,563
1,196,091
2,628,434
260,968
179,304
46,767
539,188
15.6

Resources

Oklahoma Corporation Commission
Oregon

Connectivity

87.3
78
1,252,000
1,060,000
191,000

Jobs

60
4,030
86,814
4,872

Population

3,421,399
2,694,144
727,255
2,961,623
55,662
275,314
101,350
513,663
15

Resources

Oregon Public Utility Commission
Pennsylvania

Connectivity

79.9
87
4,225,000
3,578,000
646,000

Jobs

64
17,370
209,808
12,225

Population

12,281,054
9,464,101
2,816,953
10,484,203
1,224,612
394,088
219,813
2,219,927
18.1

Resources

Pennsylvania Broadband Initiatives
Pennsylvania Public Utility Commission
Rhode Island

Connectivity

85.5
24
378,000
320,000
58,000

Jobs

66
1,390
19,168
1,657

Population

1,048,319
953,146
95,173
891,191
46,908
90,820
23,665
175,111
16.7

Resources

ARRA Broadband Initiatives
Rhode Island Public Utilities Commission
South Carolina

Connectivity

80.2
52
1,501,000
1,300,000
201,000

Jobs

63
4,560
48,430
3,707

Population

4,012,012
2,427,124
1,584,888
2,695,560
1,185,216
95,076
36,014
581,573
14.5

Resources

Public Service Commission of South Carolina
South Dakota

Connectivity

81
53
246,000
214,000
32,000

Jobs

57
1,050
9,626
817

Population

754,844
391,427
363,417
699,404
4,685
10,903
4,378
125,089
16.6

Resources

South Dakota Public Utilities Commission
Tennessee

Connectivity

81.2
84
1,784,000
1,472,000
313,000

Jobs

49
7,140
64,106
4,580

Population

5,689,283
3,620,018
2,069,265
4,563,301
932,809
123,838
56,662
842,141
14.8

Resources

Connected Tennessee
Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA)
Texas

Connectivity

86.3
161
7,484,000
6,159,000
1,325,000

Jobs

53
36,130
474,131
25,937

Population

20,851,820
17,204,281
3,647,539
14,799,505
2,404,566
6,669,666
562,319
2,479,192
11.9

Resources

Texas Broadband Task Force
Public Utility Commission of Texas
Utah

Connectivity

88.6
50
762,000
626,000
136,000

Jobs

60
2,150
58,542
4,256

Population

2,233,169
1,970,344
262,825
1,992,975
17,657
201,559
37,108
226,230
10.1

Resources

Public Service Commission of Utah
Vermont

Connectivity

74
31
168,000
151,000
17,000

Jobs

55
630
15,189
1,020

Population

608,827
232,448
376,379
589,208
3,063
5,504
5,217
91,615
15

Resources

Vermont Public Service Board
Virginia

Connectivity

78.8
79
2,887,000
2,399,000
488,000

Jobs

61
11,452
276,080
15,722

Population

7,078,515
5,169,955
1,908,560
5,120,110
1,390,293
329,540
261,025
948,784
13.4

Resources

Virginia State Corporation Commission
Washington

Connectivity

85.7
81
2,357,000
1,933,000
424,000

Jobs

61
8,032
174,117
7,747

Population

5,894,121
4,831,106
1,063,015
4,821,823
190,267
441,509
332,335
782,897
13.3

Resources

Washington Utilities & Transportation Commission
West Virginia

Connectivity

83.5
37
452,000
396,000
56,000

Jobs

47
1.760
14.240
1,289

Population

1,808,344
832,780
975,564
1,718,777
57,232
12,279
9,434
327,270
18.1

Resources

WV Connectivity
WV Public Service Commission
Wisconsin

Connectivity

87.8
89
1,739,000
1,517,000
222,000

Jobs

60
5,420
85,067
4,807

Population

5,363,675
3,663,643
1,700,032
4,769,857
304,460
192,921
88,763
822,236
15.3

Resources

Public Service Commission of Wisconsin (PSC)
Wyoming

Connectivity

82.9
37
175,000
150,000
25,000

Jobs

54
630
5,053
772

Population

493,782
321,344
172,438
454,670
3,722
31,669
2,771
69,045
14

Resources

Wyoming Public Service Commission
Wyoming Telecommunications Council (WTC)