Daytona Beach is a nautical college town. Residents are economically diverse, working in both blue- and white-collar industries, particularly in sales and office support. They tend to be well-educated and low-income. In fact, more than 61% of Daytona Beach residents live at or below the poverty line. There's also a large tourist base during NASCAR season. Due to the college and tourist populations, high-speed internet is critical to the area. 100% of Daytona Beach has access to high-speed internet, compared to 95% of Florida.
Brighthouse Networks offers cable internet services to 100% of Daytona Beach residents and is the sole provider in the area. AT&T is the only DSL provider in the area and reaches 97% of homes. Fiber optics have a large presence in the area. FPL FiberNet LLC reaches 18% of the area south of Rte. 40.
1% of businesses in Dayton Beach have the additional option of copper wire or fiber optics from TW Telecom.