Internet Service Providers in Missouri

Missouri Internet Coverage and Availability

Internet Availability by County

77.3%
55.2%

115.2

32nd

High-Speed Internet Access

83.5%

of Missourians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

50.9%

of Missourians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Internet Access

94.8%

of Missourians have access to wireline service

36.5%

of Missourians have access to fiber-optic service

78.2%

of Missourians have access to cable service

89.0%

of Missourians have access to DSL service

Metro & Rural County Coverage

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Adair 84.4%
Andrew 92.4%
Atchison 80.9%
Audrain 72.4%
Barry 86.8%
Barton 64.6%
Bates 60.1%
Benton 42.4%
Bollinger 2.3%
Boone 95.9%
Buchanan 95.8%
Butler 80.9%
Caldwell 62.6%
Callaway 99.4%
Camden 70.4%
Cape Girardeau 83.5%
Carroll 67.8%
Carter 39.7%
Cass 93.4%
Cedar 80.2%
Chariton 84.5%
Christian 90.5%
Clark 62.0%
Clay 97.0%
Clinton 82.0%
Cole 92.5%
Cooper 100.0%
Crawford 92.0%
Dade 47.5%
Dallas 64.6%
Daviess 84.3%
DeKalb 61.8%
Dent 81.5%
Douglas 42.2%
Dunklin 89.1%
Franklin 69.9%
Gasconade 35.7%
Gentry 95.8%
Greene 91.6%
Grundy 87.3%
Harrison 74.8%
Henry 65.4%
Hickory 46.6%
Holt 65.7%
Howard 20.9%
Howell 77.7%
Iron 74.2%
Jackson 99.1%
Jasper 90.2%
Jefferson 92.9%
Johnson 72.8%
Knox 59.9%
Laclede 85.2%
Lafayette 74.8%
Lawrence 78.0%
Lewis 73.7%
Lincoln 86.8%
Linn 94.9%
Livingston 76.4%
McDonald 87.0%
Macon 90.2%
Madison 52.8%
Maries 48.0%
Marion 95.7%
Mercer 71.8%
Miller 64.3%
Mississippi 90.6%
Moniteau 98.6%
Monroe 71.8%
Montgomery 77.9%
Morgan 98.2%
New Madrid 85.5%
Newton 79.0%
Nodaway 98.5%
Oregon 49.1%
Osage 47.4%
Ozark 27.7%
Pemiscot 82.2%
Perry 51.5%
Pettis 70.8%
Phelps 91.5%
Pike 53.6%
Platte 96.9%
Polk 91.8%
Pulaski 81.4%
Putnam 96.5%
Ralls 92.0%
Randolph 84.6%
Ray 65.2%
Reynolds 68.8%
Ripley 60.4%
St. Charles 99.1%
St. Clair 36.5%
Ste. Genevieve 29.1%
St. Francois 83.9%
St. Louis County 99.8%
Saline 83.4%
Schuyler 49.5%
Scotland 91.6%
Scott 92.1%
Shannon 36.9%
Shelby 68.7%
Stoddard 79.8%
Stone 81.0%
Sullivan 93.6%
Taney 93.8%
Texas 63.3%
Vernon 64.0%
Warren 89.3%
Washington 58.6%
Wayne 54.6%
Webster 69.0%
Worth 67.9%
Wright 61.8%
St. Louis City 100.0%

Internet Speed in Top Missouri Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Saint Louis 160.1 MBPS 36 Providers
2. Kansas City 165.6 MBPS 38 Providers
3. Springfield 97.2 MBPS 18 Providers
4. Columbia 145.6 MBPS 22 Providers
5. Saint Charles 151.1 MBPS 19 Providers

Fastest Major Providers in Missouri

Provider Avg. download speed
Spectrum 159.6 MBPS
AT&T Internet 151.3 MBPS
CenturyLink 66.9 MBPS
Wisper ISP 16.8 MBPS
Total Highspeed Internet 11.3 MBPS

High-Speed Internet in Missouri, 2021

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 11/22/2021.

The state of Missouri has the 32nd best internet in the USA. Some pockets throughout the state have strong high-speed internet coverage, while other areas have much less access. Speed tests show that average state download speeds hover at 108.4 Mbps, which is faster than a handful of higher-ranking states.

The Digital Divide in Missouri

The ‘digital divide’ or technological gap in Iowa between those who have access to high-speed, affordable internet and those who do not can be measured by the following statistics.

At this time, 85.6% of Missourians have access to a wired broadband connection with speeds of 25 Mbps or faster. Still, 780,000 people do not have a wired connection capable of such speeds. Another 833,000 people in Missouri only have one internet provider offering services at their place of residence, despite there being 255 internet providers operating in Missouri. Additionally, 352,000 residents do not have access to a broadband connection at all.

Recent affordability data reveals that 55.2% of Missourians have access to a wired low-price internet plan costing $60/month or less. This is higher than the national average of 51.5% of Americans with access to the same.

Best-Connected Cities

Missouri’s top-ranking cities in the area of wired broadband access and affordability are Kansas City, Grandview, Independence, and Saint Louis. Out of these cities, Kansas City ranks the highest, with the best internet in the state.

Internet for Rural Areas in Missouri

On the other hand, Missouri’s lowest-ranking cities, at least when it comes to the internet, are Quincy, Uniontown, Old Appleton, and Arcola. At this time, Quincy has the worst internet in the state — the fastest average connection speed is just 0.49 Mbps.

If you’d like to note how Missouri’s internet coverage compares with the rest of the USA, find out more here.

Governmental Initiatives

Since 2010, over $6.5 million in federal grants has been awarded to the MOBroadbandNow operated by the Missouri Office of Administration to target broadband development in the state. Another $71,745,250 in federal grant funds has gone toward the expansion of broadband infrastructure statewide.

Operating the Missouri Department of Economic Development, the Office of Broadband Development is focusing on the deployment of high-speed broadband, including efforts to reach rural areas of the state.

The information above is taken from a mix of public and private datasets. More about our data here.

Sources: Data collected via the FCC, NTIA, and other sources. For a full list of data sources please visit our data page.

Internet Providers By City in Missouri

Average speed over time
Anderson 79.6%
12 providers
Arnold 100.0%
17 providers
Ashland 93.4%
16 providers
Aurora 88.5%
14 providers
Ava 58.0%
14 providers
Ballwin 99.8%
18 providers
Barnhart 95.9%
15 providers
Belton 98.6%
17 providers
Bethany 81.4%
10 providers
Billings 56.7%
14 providers
Bloomfield 94.4%
15 providers
Blue Springs 99.9%
21 providers
Bolivar 96.3%
14 providers
Bonne Terre 76.3%
14 providers
Boonville 100.0%
17 providers
Bourbon 84.5%
13 providers
Bowling Green 43.0%
16 providers
Branson 99.1%
17 providers
Bridgeton 100.0%
20 providers
Brookfield 91.4%
11 providers
Buckner 89.5%
16 providers
Buffalo 85.6%
15 providers
Butler 62.9%
10 providers
Cabool 74.4%
12 providers
California 99.5%
13 providers
Camdenton 74.5%
14 providers
Cameron 59.5%
14 providers
Cape Girardeau 96.0%
16 providers
Carl Junction 87.2%
17 providers
Carrollton 72.9%
15 providers
Carthage 82.2%
14 providers
Caruthersville 91.8%
12 providers
Cassville 97.7%
13 providers
Cedar Hill 89.9%
14 providers
Centralia 81.5%
17 providers
Chaffee 93.1%
13 providers
Charleston 94.6%
13 providers
Chesterfield 99.7%
19 providers
Chillicothe 76.3%
13 providers
Clever 63.3%
13 providers
Clinton 78.6%
9 providers
Columbia 97.1%
22 providers
Crystal City 100.0%
12 providers
Cuba 93.2%
14 providers
De Soto 75.1%
12 providers
Dexter 92.7%
15 providers
Dittmer 47.6%
14 providers
Dixon 90.9%
11 providers
Doniphan 70.3%
9 providers
East Prairie 94.3%
13 providers
El Dorado Springs 74.4%
9 providers
Eldon 66.2%
14 providers
Elsberry 37.4%
13 providers
Eureka 98.2%
17 providers
Excelsior Springs 90.7%
22 providers
Fair Grove 36.3%
16 providers
Farmington 81.6%
15 providers
Fayette 40.9%
15 providers
Fenton 99.9%
15 providers
Festus 92.9%
14 providers
Florissant 99.9%
16 providers
Foristell 84.8%
13 providers
Forsyth 93.9%
14 providers
Fort Leonard Wood 57.0%
11 providers
Fredericktown 57.0%
13 providers
Fulton 99.6%
21 providers
Galena 74.5%
10 providers
Glencoe 99.3%
16 providers
Grain Valley 95.4%
20 providers
Granby 98.2%
13 providers
Grandview 100.0%
18 providers
Gravois Mills 100.0%
12 providers
Greenwood 94.6%
16 providers
Grover 100.0%
16 providers
Hannibal 99.5%
13 providers
Harrisonville 81.5%
17 providers
Hazelwood 99.9%
19 providers
Hermann 81.1%
16 providers
Higginsville 92.0%
10 providers
High Ridge 99.5%
14 providers
Hillsboro 85.6%
12 providers
Holden 45.4%
12 providers
Hollister 96.5%
14 providers
Holts Summit 99.3%
16 providers
House Springs 93.8%
14 providers
Houston 84.4%
9 providers
Imperial 99.9%
14 providers
Independence 98.8%
26 providers
Ironton 89.8%
12 providers
Jackson 77.1%
14 providers
Jefferson City 96.6%
21 providers
Joplin 92.2%
22 providers
Kansas City 99.8%
38 providers
Kearney 85.5%
20 providers
Kennett 98.2%
18 providers
Kimberling City 97.9%
12 providers
Kirksville 86.3%
16 providers
Knob Noster 69.9%
15 providers
Lake Ozark 99.9%
15 providers
Lake Saint Louis 99.9%
17 providers
Lamar 61.0%
15 providers
Lawson 64.2%
20 providers
Lebanon 91.3%
16 providers
Lees Summit 99.5%
24 providers
Lexington 50.0%
11 providers
Liberty 95.6%
20 providers
Licking 63.2%
8 providers
Linn 73.9%
13 providers
Louisiana 83.2%
10 providers
Macon 98.8%
8 providers
Malden 90.6%
16 providers
Marble Hill 2.2%
13 providers
Marshall 89.6%
14 providers
Marshfield 87.3%
13 providers
Marthasville 89.5%
13 providers
Maryland Heights 99.9%
19 providers
Maryville 99.8%
15 providers
Mexico 86.7%
17 providers
Moberly 92.4%
18 providers
Monett 86.0%
15 providers
Montgomery City 76.0%
17 providers
Moscow Mills 92.8%
13 providers
Mount Vernon 82.3%
15 providers
Mountain Grove 74.9%
12 providers
Neosho 74.6%
15 providers
Nevada 80.0%
12 providers
New Haven 0.0%
14 providers
Nixa 99.2%
17 providers
O Fallon 99.2%
19 providers
Oak Grove 88.9%
17 providers
Odessa 67.4%
13 providers
Osage Beach 98.9%
15 providers
Owensville 2.9%
13 providers
Ozark 96.5%
16 providers
Pacific 91.1%
19 providers
Palmyra 87.3%
13 providers
Park Hills 93.8%
14 providers
Peculiar 98.5%
16 providers
Perryville 58.6%
14 providers
Pevely 99.3%
13 providers
Piedmont 82.8%
8 providers
Platte City 93.1%
20 providers
Pleasant Hill 89.9%
17 providers
Poplar Bluff 91.3%
15 providers
Portageville 86.8%
14 providers
Potosi 69.9%
11 providers
Raymore 98.8%
16 providers
Reeds Spring 94.9%
13 providers
Republic 90.6%
14 providers
Richland 57.7%
14 providers
Richmond 75.4%
15 providers
Rogersville 61.2%
14 providers
Rolla 95.4%
12 providers
Saint Ann 100.0%
17 providers
Saint Charles 99.6%
19 providers
Saint Clair 63.2%
18 providers
Saint James 86.2%
15 providers
Saint Joseph 98.1%
22 providers
Saint Louis 99.9%
36 providers
Saint Peters 99.9%
18 providers
Saint Robert 93.3%
12 providers
Sainte Genevieve 46.8%
14 providers
Salem 83.0%
10 providers
Savannah 97.9%
14 providers
Scott City 87.1%
15 providers
Sedalia 81.2%
16 providers
Seneca 86.9%
11 providers
Seymour 53.8%
15 providers
Sikeston 98.1%
16 providers
Smithville 95.8%
19 providers
Sparta 92.5%
12 providers
Springfield 96.8%
18 providers
Steelville 96.0%
11 providers
Stockton 84.9%
12 providers
Strafford 48.9%
16 providers
Sullivan 67.1%
16 providers
Sunrise Beach 100.0%
13 providers
Thayer 65.7%
10 providers
Trenton 86.6%
12 providers
Troy 95.3%
16 providers
Union 84.7%
17 providers
Valley Park 100.0%
16 providers
Vandalia 69.7%
12 providers
Versailles 100.0%
14 providers
Villa Ridge 93.0%
19 providers
Warrensburg 91.1%
13 providers
Warrenton 93.7%
15 providers
Warsaw 28.8%
11 providers
Washington 91.8%
19 providers
Waynesville 97.7%
11 providers
Webb City 96.8%
16 providers
Wentzville 98.4%
17 providers
West Plains 87.3%
12 providers
Willard 72.2%
15 providers
Willow Springs 43.3%
11 providers
Windsor 64.9%
11 providers
Winfield 93.8%
15 providers
Wright City 88.5%
11 providers

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