Percentage with access to 100 Mbps download or faster
Percentage with access to
1 Gbps download or faster
Average Mbps download speed
Being close to a metro area means that you might have access to a larger pool of fast internet options. Below are the top 3 metro locations per state.
Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro – Population 2,478,810
Salem – Population 432,102
Eugene – Population 379,611
The largest metro area in Oregon is Portland-Vancouver-Hillsboro with a population of 2,478,810.00. This is followed by the Salem metro area, with a population of 432,102.00. This matters because according to the FCC data, areas with the highest population density tend to offer higher speeds and have access to more Internet providers.
(Select all that apply)
90% get DSL
87% get Cable
42% get Fiber
100% get Satellite
Broadband government information
The Public Utility Commission of Oregon (PUC) in partnership with the Governor’s state broadband council (Oregon Broadband Advisory Council) will assess needs and create long-term goals for the state and local communities. The PUC will request feedback from local communities and will also collaborate across all state agencies to ensure ownership by all stakeholders.
OR Internet news
As part of a longstanding project to connect essential community anchor institutions across the country, and facilitate closer collaboration and long-term benefits for education, research, healthcare, public safety, and government services, the University Corporation for Advanced Internet Development (UCAID) proposes a comprehensive 50-state network benefitting approximately 121,000 community anchors.