Internet Service in Oregon

Internet Access in Oregon

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Coverage by County

84.5%
24.5%

93.0

34th

Broadband Speeds

91.8%

of Oregonians have access to broadband 100mbps or faster.

11.2%

of Oregonians have access to 1 gigabit broadband.

Wired Coverage

97.7%

of Oregonians have access to wireline service

62.2%

of Oregonians have access to fiber-optic service

89.1%

of Oregonians have access to cable service

91.1%

of Oregonians have access to DSL service

Coverage by County in Oregon

County Name % Broadband Coverage
Baker 77.0%
Benton 96.5%
Clackamas 97.9%
Clatsop 86.8%
Columbia 86.4%
Coos 89.6%
Crook 78.5%
Curry 94.6%
Deschutes 96.8%
Douglas 94.8%
Gilliam 61.0%
Grant 66.6%
Harney 46.8%
Hood River 98.9%
Jackson 95.1%
Jefferson 69.1%
Josephine 77.9%
Klamath 79.5%
Lake 48.1%
Lane 93.8%
Lincoln 97.2%
Linn 87.8%
Malheur 64.6%
Marion 96.2%
Morrow 81.4%
Multnomah 98.5%
Polk 91.9%
Sherman 71.2%
Tillamook 95.1%
Umatilla 92.0%
Union 79.4%
Wallowa 0.3%
Wasco 87.7%
Washington 97.6%
Wheeler 0.0%
Yamhill 83.7%

Internet Speed in Top Oregon Cities

City Avg. Download Speed No. of Providers
1. Portland 96.8 MBPS 36 Providers
2. Salem 116.4 MBPS 20 Providers
3. Eugene 89.0 MBPS 21 Providers
4. Beaverton 120.9 MBPS 23 Providers
5. Bend 103.4 MBPS 20 Providers

Speeds for Major Providers in Oregon

Provider Avg. download speed
XFINITY from Comcast 128.8 MBPS
Spectrum 87.2 MBPS
CenturyLink 58.0 MBPS
PEAK Internet 29.6 MBPS
Alyrica Networks, Inc. 6.9 MBPS

The State of Broadband in Oregon, 2021

Written by the BroadbandNow team. Last updated 6/7/2021.

Oregon hovers in the middle ground in terms of internet connectivity as the 34th most well-connected state nationwide. Residents living on the west coast of Oregon experience the highest internet accessibility percentages in the state. Some counties have high coverage, while others do not have any coverage at all. This is at least partly due to the fact that some areas are very sparsely populated. On average, Oregonians experience download speeds of 122.5 Mbps, which is faster than the averages of a number of higher-ranking states.

The Digital Divide in Oregon

Access to the latest telecommunications technology is rarely distributed equally amongst populations, due to factors such as geography, infrastructure, and funding, thus creating a ‘digital divide’. In Oregon, the divide is quite deep since many residents are still without access to low-priced, high-speed internet services.

Currently, there are 241 internet providers in Oregon, and 92% of the population has access to a wired broadband connection with speeds of 25 Mbps or faster. Still, about 94,000 Oregonians don’t have access to any wired internet options. A wired internet connection capable of 25 Mbps speeds is not available to 301,000 people in Oregon, and another 407,000 residents only have access to one internet provider.

According to recent affordability data, Oregon lags behind many other states, with only 24.5% of its residents having access to a low-priced ($60/month or under) internet plan.

Best-Connected Cities

When weighing factors such as price, coverage, and speed, the cities with the best internet in Oregon are Adams, Adel, Adrian, Agness, and Albany, with the best listed first.

Worst-Connected Cities

On the other hand, the cities that offer the worst internet access in Oregon are Wolf Creek, Woodburn, Yachats, Yamhill, and Yoncalla, with the worst listed last.

Governmental Initiatives

The Oregon Broadband Mapping Project has been granted over $5.6 million from the federal government since 2010 to address the statewide digital divide. In 2014 a survey was completed to collect data on rates such as internet usage, broadband adoption, service availability, and user satisfaction.

Oregon’s broadband infrastructure initiatives have also been awarded another $20.5 million in federal grants to fuel local broadband expansion, some of which have been specially geared toward certain regions within 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.

Oregon Cities

Average speed over time
Albany 96.5%
14 providers
Amity 80.1%
16 providers
Ashland 92.9%
15 providers
Astoria 80.5%
10 providers
Athena 93.2%
11 providers
Aumsville 95.9%
15 providers
Aurora 96.8%
16 providers
Baker City 88.4%
13 providers
Bandon 90.4%
12 providers
Banks 70.3%
13 providers
Bay City 99.4%
10 providers
Beavercreek 98.5%
13 providers
Beaverton 99.6%
23 providers
Bend 97.1%
20 providers
Boardman 83.1%
15 providers
Bonanza 0.2%
9 providers
Boring 94.4%
15 providers
Brookings 97.4%
12 providers
Brownsville 24.6%
10 providers
Burns 52.3%
12 providers
Canby 100.0%
12 providers
Cannon Beach 100.0%
9 providers
Canyonville 98.2%
12 providers
Carlton 75.6%
14 providers
Cascade Locks 91.5%
10 providers
Cave Junction 0.0%
11 providers
Central Point 97.4%
16 providers
Chiloquin 0.0%
11 providers
Christmas Valley 0.0%
9 providers
Clackamas 99.7%
19 providers
Clatskanie 84.2%
14 providers
Cloverdale 90.9%
10 providers
Colton 95.8%
12 providers
Columbia City 97.4%
11 providers
Coos Bay 95.2%
14 providers
Coquille 77.9%
11 providers
Corbett 85.9%
10 providers
Cornelius 92.0%
15 providers
Corvallis 96.5%
16 providers
Cottage Grove 93.1%
13 providers
Cove 6.9%
10 providers
Creswell 91.9%
14 providers
Culver 70.0%
14 providers
Dallas 93.5%
14 providers
Damascus 97.5%
14 providers
Dayton 71.3%
16 providers
Deer Island 63.4%
10 providers
Depoe Bay 96.7%
10 providers
Dexter 96.7%
12 providers
Drain 97.5%
9 providers
Dundee 93.3%
14 providers
Eagle Creek 69.7%
9 providers
Eagle Point 92.4%
14 providers
Elgin 70.1%
10 providers
Elmira 88.8%
11 providers
Enterprise 0.7%
12 providers
Estacada 82.4%
11 providers
Eugene 95.8%
21 providers
Fairview 96.4%
15 providers
Florence 97.3%
13 providers
Forest Grove 94.3%
16 providers
Gaston 58.2%
16 providers
Gervais 93.3%
13 providers
Gladstone 99.8%
11 providers
Glendale 90.9%
10 providers
Glide 76.9%
11 providers
Gold Beach 91.6%
10 providers
Gold Hill 73.6%
13 providers
Grand Ronde 83.3%
10 providers
Grants Pass 92.7%
16 providers
Gresham 99.3%
18 providers
Halsey 61.2%
11 providers
Hammond 100.0%
8 providers
Happy Valley 99.9%
17 providers
Harrisburg 78.0%
14 providers
Heppner 68.5%
13 providers
Hermiston 95.4%
15 providers
Hillsboro 97.7%
20 providers
Hines 57.0%
11 providers
Hood River 99.0%
16 providers
Hubbard 98.1%
14 providers
Independence 93.3%
12 providers
Irrigon 96.9%
13 providers
Jacksonville 84.0%
15 providers
Jefferson 88.0%
13 providers
John Day 74.0%
12 providers
Joseph 0.0%
11 providers
Junction City 90.4%
15 providers
Klamath Falls 95.1%
12 providers
La Grande 92.5%
12 providers
La Pine 86.3%
13 providers
Lafayette 94.9%
12 providers
Lake Oswego 98.3%
19 providers
Lakeside 91.8%
11 providers
Lakeview 74.6%
13 providers
Lebanon 84.2%
10 providers
Lincoln City 98.8%
10 providers
Lowell 70.4%
12 providers
Lyons 92.5%
12 providers
Madras 81.6%
17 providers
Marcola 57.5%
10 providers
Mcminnville 90.1%
16 providers
Medford 99.2%
17 providers
Merlin 82.6%
12 providers
Merrill 58.4%
11 providers
Mill City 98.7%
9 providers
Milton Freewater 90.8%
13 providers
Molalla 99.8%
12 providers
Monmouth 89.6%
14 providers
Monroe 94.0%
11 providers
Mount Angel 96.8%
13 providers
Mount Hood Parkdale 97.9%
10 providers
Mulino 98.1%
13 providers
Myrtle Creek 90.0%
11 providers
Myrtle Point 62.8%
10 providers
Nehalem 86.0%
9 providers
Newberg 89.6%
19 providers
Newport 99.5%
11 providers
North Bend 99.1%
16 providers
North Plains 87.8%
12 providers
Nyssa 68.1%
13 providers
Oakland 96.2%
11 providers
Oakridge 73.2%
9 providers
Ontario 71.9%
14 providers
Oregon City 99.7%
17 providers
Otis 98.4%
10 providers
Pendleton 95.4%
12 providers
Philomath 95.9%
11 providers
Phoenix 99.9%
14 providers
Pilot Rock 82.7%
10 providers
Pleasant Hill 89.4%
15 providers
Port Orford 96.2%
10 providers
Portland 98.8%
36 providers
Powell Butte 45.6%
15 providers
Prineville 83.6%
17 providers
Rainier 94.5%
12 providers
Redmond 98.0%
19 providers
Reedsport 90.0%
14 providers
Rhododendron 96.4%
10 providers
Riddle 95.4%
12 providers
Rockaway Beach 99.7%
10 providers
Rogue River 91.8%
15 providers
Roseburg 99.8%
13 providers
Saint Helens 95.8%
13 providers
Saint Paul 77.4%
13 providers
Salem 97.7%
20 providers
Sandy 94.5%
15 providers
Scappoose 87.3%
12 providers
Scio 91.2%
14 providers
Scotts Mills 68.0%
13 providers
Seal Rock 94.7%
9 providers
Seaside 89.7%
10 providers
Selma 0.0%
11 providers
Shady Cove 71.9%
12 providers
Sheridan 56.5%
10 providers
Sherwood 94.9%
16 providers
Siletz 92.8%
8 providers
Silverton 81.5%
13 providers
Sisters 89.8%
14 providers
South Beach 99.7%
10 providers
Springfield 96.8%
19 providers
Stanfield 82.3%
12 providers
Stayton 96.8%
12 providers
Sublimity 95.6%
12 providers
Sutherlin 100.0%
12 providers
Sweet Home 87.7%
10 providers
Talent 95.8%
15 providers
Tangent 82.5%
11 providers
Terrebonne 91.4%
15 providers
The Dalles 94.8%
14 providers
Tillamook 95.7%
11 providers
Toledo 96.8%
11 providers
Trail 65.2%
11 providers
Troutdale 98.0%
14 providers
Tualatin 99.9%
17 providers
Turner 91.1%
13 providers
Umatilla 91.7%
14 providers
Union 93.7%
11 providers
Vale 49.7%
14 providers
Veneta 89.2%
14 providers
Vernonia 8.1%
9 providers
Waldport 96.7%
10 providers
Wallowa 0.0%
11 providers
Warm Springs 0.0%
12 providers
Warren 97.3%
11 providers
Warrenton 99.7%
10 providers
Welches 92.8%
9 providers
West Linn 99.9%
16 providers
White City 95.7%
14 providers
Willamina 85.3%
10 providers
Williams 0.0%
11 providers
Wilsonville 90.3%
18 providers
Winchester 100.0%
11 providers
Winston 92.6%
12 providers
Wolf Creek 20.6%
10 providers
Woodburn 96.0%
18 providers
Yachats 98.7%
8 providers
Yamhill 38.7%
17 providers
Yoncalla 98.7%
9 providers