Going online through smart phones, tablets, and game consols is increasingly common in the U.S. Yet personal computers and laptops are still the main way most Americans access the Web.  Since 2002, the Digital Future study has examined these trends, tracking, among other things, the number of working computers in American households.

In 2010, only 15 percent of survey respondents did not have a computer at home, down from 29 percent in 2002. The proportion of households with more than one computer reached an all-time high in 2010 as 58 percent of Americans reported owning two or more working computers. Those with 4 or more computers reached 15 percent, compared to only 3 percent in 2002.

Working computers in the home
(All respondents)



For the full report of the 2010 findings, visit here.

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