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Cities With Fastest Internet Connections in the US

Compare speeds from top 100 fastest cities in the US with your city by entering your zip code below.

Cities With The Fastest Download Speeds

The fastest city in the US for September 2020 is Millbrae followed by Carver in second place, and Harbor City in 3rd place. Information about how we calculate these results is available below.

Fastest City Leaderboard: September, 2020

Rank City Download Speed Speed over time No. of Providers
1 Millbrae (California) 924.06 MBPS 19
2 - Carver (Massachusetts) 923.57 MBPS 12
3 Harbor City (California) 917.77 MBPS 18
4 Melrose (Massachusetts) 897.83 MBPS 13
5 Danville (California) 892.75 MBPS 18
6 Fort Lupton (Colorado) 880.59 MBPS 12
7 Greenville (Texas) 880.32 MBPS 26
8 Mineral (Virginia) 878.48 MBPS 12
9 Hartford (Kentucky) 877.95 MBPS 11
10 Island (Kentucky) 875.80 MBPS 11
11 Chester (Vermont) 871.30 MBPS 11
12 Washington (Virginia) 863.36 MBPS 12
13 Dracut (Massachusetts) 863.30 MBPS 15
14 Jacksonville (Arkansas) 859.87 MBPS 14
15 Wheeling (West Virginia) 858.78 MBPS 14
16 Rockport (Massachusetts) 858.02 MBPS 13
17 Garwood (New Jersey) 857.45 MBPS 10
18 Oceanport (New Jersey) 851.24 MBPS 16
19 Hartford (Connecticut) 841.93 MBPS 19
20 Pottstown (Pennsylvania) 841.27 MBPS 17
21 Northville (Michigan) 836.76 MBPS 20
22 Randallstown (Maryland) 836.51 MBPS 18
23 Sharon (Massachusetts) 831.68 MBPS 14
24 Plainville (Massachusetts) 828.85 MBPS 14
25 Sapulpa (Oklahoma) 825.91 MBPS 15
26 Waxahachie (Texas) 823.17 MBPS 21
27 Derwood (Maryland) 819.42 MBPS 17
28 Hoschton (Georgia) 816.83 MBPS 11
29 Hyrum (Utah) 810.19 MBPS 13
30 West Des Moines (Iowa) 808.36 MBPS 23
31 Rancho Santa Fe (California) 799.28 MBPS 19
32 Utica (Michigan) 799.01 MBPS 18
33 Owasso (Oklahoma) 797.95 MBPS 16
34 Dickinson (Texas) 791.69 MBPS 17
35 Murrysville (Pennsylvania) 783.46 MBPS 12
36 Independence (Ohio) 783.30 MBPS 21
37 Cranford (New Jersey) 778.13 MBPS 13
38 Copperopolis (California) 777.35 MBPS 10
39 Newark (Ohio) 765.71 MBPS 9
40 Stevinson (California) 763.91 MBPS 11
41 East Rutherford (New Jersey) 749.85 MBPS 19
42 Abingdon (Maryland) 741.48 MBPS 14
43 Piedmont (Oklahoma) 741.45 MBPS 16
44 Converse (Texas) 738.98 MBPS 22
45 Manteca (California) 733.03 MBPS 20
46 Toms River (New Jersey) 727.78 MBPS 17
47 Bristow (Virginia) 722.16 MBPS 16
48 Villa Park (Illinois) 717.67 MBPS 16
49 Briarcliff Manor (New York) 717.19 MBPS 11
50 Baldwin (New York) 709.53 MBPS 10
51 Swedesboro (New Jersey) 706.46 MBPS 17
52 Levittown (Pennsylvania) 702.97 MBPS 15
53 Lebanon (Nebraska) 698.49 MBPS 10
54 Dana Point (California) 697.21 MBPS 19
55 Ridgefield (Connecticut) 691.61 MBPS 12
56 Gurley (Alabama) 686.63 MBPS 16
57 Libertyville (Illinois) 683.22 MBPS 19
58 Tarrytown (New York) 682.27 MBPS 14
59 Windham (New Hampshire) 678.98 MBPS 12
60 Greenfield (Massachusetts) 677.14 MBPS 11
61 Succasunna (New Jersey) 677.07 MBPS 14
62 Georgetown (California) 676.43 MBPS 11
63 El Segundo (California) 672.92 MBPS 26
64 Malvern (Pennsylvania) 667.79 MBPS 16
65 Middleburg (Virginia) 667.49 MBPS 13
66 Inver Grove Heights (Minnesota) 667.08 MBPS 16
67 Irwin (Pennsylvania) 665.54 MBPS 14
68 Cohoes (New York) 662.97 MBPS 14
69 Huntington (Indiana) 662.83 MBPS 15
70 Wimberley (Texas) 662.37 MBPS 17
71 West Friendship (Maryland) 652.85 MBPS 10
72 West Islip (New York) 650.90 MBPS 13
73 Temple Hills (Maryland) 649.63 MBPS 13
74 Newtonville (Massachusetts) 648.78 MBPS 14
75 Ridgefield (New Jersey) 644.33 MBPS 15
76 Boydton (Virginia) 641.35 MBPS 13
77 New Brunswick (New Jersey) 640.55 MBPS 17
78 Oakton (Virginia) 635.85 MBPS 14
79 Helendale (California) 635.81 MBPS 8
80 Indian Head (Maryland) 633.53 MBPS 10
81 Westfield (New Jersey) 629.69 MBPS 12
82 Accokeek (Maryland) 629.31 MBPS 10
83 New Castle (Indiana) 628.48 MBPS 15
84 Port Chester (New York) 627.24 MBPS 17
85 Ladera Ranch (California) 625.31 MBPS 12
86 Deer Park (New York) 620.68 MBPS 14
87 Roanoke (Texas) 619.29 MBPS 21
88 Woods Cross (Utah) 617.88 MBPS 17
89 Minnetonka (Minnesota) 615.81 MBPS 13
90 Purcellville (Virginia) 615.58 MBPS 15
91 Newport (Rhode Island) 613.98 MBPS 10
92 Roslyn Heights (New York) 611.69 MBPS 12
93 Santa Fe Springs (California) 610.18 MBPS 20
94 Medford (Wisconsin) 607.14 MBPS 11
95 Glenolden (Pennsylvania) 603.27 MBPS 12
96 Closter (New Jersey) 599.51 MBPS 15
97 Billerica (Massachusetts) 599.01 MBPS 17
98 Ambler (Pennsylvania) 596.46 MBPS 15
99 Elmsford (New York) 595.61 MBPS 18
100 Williamston (South Carolina) 595.43 MBPS 9

The Geography of Fast Internet

As you can see, Internet infrastructure isn’t created equal.

While some top cities on the east and west coasts are more or less what you would expect, look in the heartland, and you’ll see some surprises.

Cities that invest in fiber networks and work to attract the top providers dramatically outperform less-connected cities in terms of citywide access to robust Internet service.

Explore the map below for a bird’s-eye view of cities with top-performing Internet options — whether you’re considering tech-friendly relocation options or simply curious to see how your home city stacks up.

Map of the Fastest Cities in the US

How We Evaluated The Fastest Speeds In Each City

When we started digging into the data to power this page, our initial plan was to create a simple average of all of the speedtests for a city.

However, we quickly found that simple averages lead to misleading results. Differing plan speeds, home network setups, and provider counts led to averages that poorly represented the real-world experience of Internet consumers in those areas — before even considering the disparity in numbers of speed tests available in each community.

Our solution: to display the download speed from the speedtest found in the 90th percentile of all of the tests for a city in a given month.

This approach controls variables while minimizing outlier impact. We can confidently say that 10% of the speedtests we saw were faster than the speed displayed, while 90% of them were slower than it.

We concluded that this is the most objective and accurate way to calculate the fastest cities while still controlling for the many variables that can vary across thousands of providers and millions of speed tests.

Last Updated on 10/05/2020