Internet Providers in Elk Grove, CA

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Residential Internet Statistics for Elk Grove, CA
Internet Providers: 9
Internet Plans: 10
Fastest Speed Available: 1,200 Mbps
Average Plan Price: $56.99

Internet Access in Elk Grove, California

FCC datasets are the backbone for Elk Grove broadband availability information listed on BroadbandNow. We've examined 18,819 rows of governmental data catalogues on Internet availability within Elk Grove. Our research team has manually collected Internet pricing details and fine print info on 441 Internet deals in Elk Grove. Speed analysis is split between major providers and calculated from 36,567 IP-verified speed test records gathered in a 12 month period.

Viasat Internet and HughesNet are Elk Grove's most common wired Internet options.

Essentially every major Internet network type is available in Elk Grove, including fiber and copper-based cable/DSL. Wide availability of fiber is correlated with fast broadband Internet performance and increased bandwidth. Unsurprisingly, Elk Grove average speeds beat the California average by 78.26 percent. cable has 96.31 percent penetration, while DSL's coverage area is 93.99 percent.

XFINITY from Comcast is another common Internet option in Elk Grove. They offer Cable service with coverage in 96 percent of Elk Grove.

In summary, the average Elk Grove resident has 3 options for home Internet. For California, this is pretty much average. Elk Grove is the 524th most connected city out of 1,152 California cities in terms of the number of providers available at local addresses.

  • There are 19 internet providers in Elk Grove with 9 of those offering residential service
  • Elk Grove is the 524th most connected city in California ahead of Herald and Wilton, but behind Sacramento, Mather, and Galt.
  • The fastest zip code in Elk Grove for July 2021 is 95757. (see all below).

Internet Statistics 2021

9,000 People Only have access to 1 or fewer wired internet providers available at their address.

This data is calculated from FCC datasets which providers are legally required to supply twice a year. We further validate this data for accuracy.

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Summary Of Fastest Internet Providers In Elk Grove, California

Provider Speed Type Time To Download 1 GB Availability
Consolidated Communications 1,000 Mbps Fiber 8s 66.1%
XFINITY from Comcast 1,200 Mbps Cable 6s 96.4%
Viasat Internet 100 Mbps Satellite 1m 21s 100.0%
AT&T Internet 100 Mbps IPBB 1m 21s 3.9%
HughesNet 25 Mbps Satellite 5m 27s 100.0%
Frontier Communications Call For Speed Availability DSL 4m 33s 91.1%

Internet Provider Competition Map For Elk Grove

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Elk Grove is the 524th most connected city in California ahead of Herald and Wilton, but behind Sacramento, Mather, and Galt.

The “Connected” metric is a citywide average based on FCC data showing the density of broadband options at the census block level.

Approximately 9,000 people in Sacramento County don't have access to any wired internet.

This statistic is drawn from the population in census blocks not served by at least one wired broadband provider.

Fiber Availability: 65% of people living in Elk Grove have residential fiber service available to them.

Fiber coverage data is sourced from FCC Form 477 filings and cross-validated through BroadbandNow with private datasets and direct provider reporting.

Approximately 94% of Elk Grove residents are serviced by multiple wired providers.

This coverage statistic is based on a mix of FCC and private provider reporting in the past two quarters.

As of this month, 95757 is the zip code with the fastest average download speed in Elk Grove.

Zip-based speed averages are calculated from M-Labs consumer speed tests run by IP addresses in the area.

In Sacramento County, approximately 38,000 people do not have access to 25 Mbps wired broadband.

25 Mbps download and 3 Mbps upload is the minimum speed for an Internet connection to be classified as “Broadband” by the FCC.

Working from Home in Elk Grove

Elk Grove has 4,506 workers who operate out of a home via telecommuting. 72.44 of those telecommuters take home less than $75,000 annually. Elk Grove features a high amount of Fiber infrastructure, so it's not a surprise that working from home would be popular for locals. It's a strong network choice good for cloud services, video conferencing, and other high-bandwidth work uses. Among the portion of Elk Grove that census records identify as working from home, 72.44 Among the group of Elk Grove that work from home, 72.44% make less than $75,000 per year. If setting up home WiFi for a home office, it's important to verify the data limits. Many Broadband connections have data limits, which may be difficult if you consume a lot of data for work purposes like video conferencing, etc. Business-class plans should be installed if you need more than a regular consumer-grade bundle.

Data Limits in Elk Grove

Many Internet companies have moved to add data limits onto consumer Internet plans lately. This trend is certainly true for the Elk Grove market, with ISPs like Xfinity advertising plans with data caps. This might not really matter for the majority of customers, but may be an issue for households who download a large amount of high-def content. For context, an HD stream uses around 3 Gigabytes hourly.

Compare Elk Grove to the 5 largest cities in the US

City Average Download Speed Number of Providers Average Cost per Mbps
Elk Grove 135.6 Mbps 9 $0.36 ( + $0.00 )
New York 534.4 Mbps ( +398.8 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.89 ( + $0.00 )
Los Angeles 148.8 Mbps ( +13.2 Mbps ) 17 ( +8 ) $0.24 ( $0.00 )
Chicago 160.6 Mbps ( +25 Mbps ) 15 ( +6 ) $0.27 ( $0.00 )
Houston 169.5 Mbps ( +33.9 Mbps ) 23 ( +14 ) $0.26 ( $0.00 )
Philadelphia 162.1 Mbps ( +26.5 Mbps ) 8 ( -1 ) $0.38 ( + $0.00 )

Customer Reviews of Internet Providers in Elk Grove

Poor signal

I got the 18Mbps fiber and it is very slow. when there are a lot of gadgets linked to my wifi then it stops working. Sometimes I have to move different spots to get a signal.