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From the US Census:

The US Census Bureau announced the release of the Digital Equity Act Population Viewer, an interactive collection of maps that highlight various demographics and the state’s broadband Internet availability and adoption. The maps help policymakers plan and implement digital inclusion and equity programs under the Digital Equity Act of 2021.

The Digital Equity Act 2021 was established by the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (Sections 60301 to 60307) with the aim of promoting the meaningful adoption and use of broadband services among the “populations covered” by the law, including low-income households, the elderly. populations, prisoners, veterans, people with disabilities, people with language barriers, racial and ethnic minorities and rural dwellers.

The map viewer shows the percentage of the population covered by law, without fixed broadband, computer or broadband, those who do not use the Internet and those who do not use a device. The map also provides additional information on each of the eight characteristics that make up the populations covered by the Digital Equity Act.

Learn about the Census Bureau’s work with the National Telecommunications and Information Administration in producing the data in support of the Digital Equity Act.

See also: How it works: “New Digital Equity Act population viewer shows broadband access and demographics”

Straight to the new Digital Equity Act population viewer